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This weekend, Memorial Day weekend marks the official start of the summer travel season. Many folks are gearing up for that summer vacation. Your Indiana State Police offer a few tips one should keep in mind when traveling. First, carrying large amounts of cash is not a good idea. Carry only…
CROWN POINT | We are big fans of the May flowers, but we’re more concerned with something else April showers can bring: indications of serious damage to chimneys.
Tia Wilks, owner of Jake's Feed and Garden, doesn't believe the expression "bird-brain" is very accurate.
The first official day of winter is still a month away. But the season is now in full swing for shorter days and less sunshine to herald the arrival of months of cold and colorless outside landscapes.
The vegetable many gardeners are most likely to forget to plant each year is garlic, which is also called "the stinking rose."
While Steve Penrod, owner of First Class Deck in Hobart, was working on a deck project for a client, he also found himself helping construct a greenhouse for the same yard.
U.S. Rep. Mike Pence, left, shakes hands with Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas during Pence's tour of Task Force Tips in Valparaiso as part of his statewide "listening" tour. Pence is the Republican candidate for governor.
U.S. Rep. Mike Pence shakes hands Friday with programmer Brandon Marcotte at Task Force Tips in Valparaiso as part of Pence's statewide "listening" tour.
U.S. Rep. Mike Pence, second from right, speaks to supporters Friday at Task Force Tips in Valparaiso, including Portage Mayor James Snyder, from left, Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas and Task Force Tips CEO Stewart McMillan, as part of Pence's statewide "listening" tour.
Task Force Tips CEO Stewart McMillan, left, shows U.S. Rep. Mike Pence various machines involved in the factory's production line of firefighting nozzles during Pence's statewide "listening" tour on Friday. Pence is the Republican candidate for governor.
U.S. Rep. Mike Pence speaks to local supporters Friday at Task Force Tips in Valparaiso as part of his statewide "listening" tour.
Republican gubernatorial candidate U.S. Rep. Mike Pence.
On a busy day, Jessi Goodman makes hot tea, serves coffee, takes three tables' worth of orders, serves their food, refills coffee, gets the hot sauce and brings dessert -- all in one hour.
I've been spending my summer shadowing Times Columnist Philip Potempa, who is also my professor at Valparaiso University. During my time shadowing Professor Potempa and writing on this blog, I have discovered an enjoyment of writing film reviews. As a lover of cinema, movies have always had…
Technology has ratcheted up the holiday shopping game for consumers and retailers, making this season more hands-on than ever.
Venture abroad: European companies set the pace in development and deployment of green technology. Many are more profitable than their fledgling U.S. counterparts.
Brides and grooms are showing love for one another -- and the earth -- with environmentally friendly weddings. Hosting green nuptials mainly comes down to making eco-conscious tweaks on tradition.
Tom Ochsner of St. Peters, Mo., makes a living by advising homeowners how to save money on home heating and cooling bills.
Toxic chemicals aren't just a threat in the outdoor environment. They're creeping into American homes.
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