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Full week of MLK Day events planned by VU

VALPARAISO | A weeklong celebration of the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will kick off Thursday under the theme The Beloved Community and continue through Jan. 23 at Valparaiso University and several other locations around the city.

January 11, 2014 8:49 pm
DOUG ROSS: I'm dreaming, and you should too

DOUG ROSS: I'm dreaming, and you should too

Fifty years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. told the world, "I have a dream." This is a report card on that dream.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am Video

Commentaries are totally biased to liberal cause

Year ago, I had a history teacher at Indiana University Northwest who said the news media slant news and are liberals. An example was causing the USA to get into the Spanish-American War.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo OKs federal funds to operate Dash bus

VALPARAISO | A fourth bus began running on the ChicaGo Dash service to Chicago's Loop in April, and the city's Board of Public Works and Safety approved the federal grant to pay for it on Thursday.

August 08, 2013 9:00 pm

The media misled us in the Trayvon Martin case

The end of the trial of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin has finally freed me up from watching the evening news.

August 04, 2013 12:00 am
East Chicago, Gary rally for change

East Chicago, Gary rally for change

Residents of Gary and East Chicago on Sunday marched in protest of the violence plaguing their communities and rallied for opportunities for the children who live in them.

July 28, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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July 27, 2013 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

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July 26, 2013 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

July 21, 2013 12:00 am
'Stand your ground' laws under fire

'Stand your ground' laws under fire

CROWN POINT | Enacted since 2005 in at least 22 states, including Indiana, self-defense laws known as "stand your ground" have come under the microscope following the acquittal in Florida of George Zimmerman -- accused of shooting unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin.

July 20, 2013 11:45 pm Photos

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150 march in Hammond for change

150 march in Hammond for change

HAMMOND | Hannah Cherry, 96, marched in front of the federal court building Saturday morning.

July 20, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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Activists to march against violence Saturday in Hammond

HAMMOND | Congregations from five area churches, local youths and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition plan to march Saturday in Hammond to protest violence.

July 19, 2013 2:15 pm
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The Daily Fix

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July 16, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Morons can remind us how to not act

YOUNG VOICES: Morons can remind us how to not act

I feel as if the media are trying to spark a race war among blacks and whites.

May 07, 2012 12:00 am

Trayvon Martin case reminds of racial double standard

The Trayvon Martin case betrays a double standard, but not in the way columnist Mark Kiesling thinks.

April 26, 2012 12:00 am
George Zimmerman released from Florida jail

George Zimmerman released from Florida jail

MIAMI | In a low-key event, George Zimmerman was released from a Florida jail on $150,000 bail as he awaits his second-degree murder trial in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.

April 23, 2012 8:03 am
PHIL WIELAND: Me and my hoodie in a Hobart ’hood

PHIL WIELAND: Me and my hoodie in a Hobart ’hood

All the discussion of the February fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by Neighborhood Watch captain George Zimmerman reminded me of the time I was stopped by police for what my wife and I assumed was "suspicion of being black."

April 13, 2012 12:00 am
Prosecutors face hurdles in Trayvon Martin case

Prosecutors face hurdles in Trayvon Martin case

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Prosecutors face steep hurdles to win a second-degree murder conviction against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, experts say.

April 12, 2012 12:00 pm Photos

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VU student group to hold vigil for Trayvon Martin tonight

VALPARAISO | In response to the Trayvon Martin shooting death in Florida on Feb. 26, a prayer vigil and march is planned for 6:30 to 7:30 tonight at the Valparaiso University Chapel of the Resurrection.

April 11, 2012 10:10 am
YOUNG VOICES: Let's talk about race without casting blame

YOUNG VOICES: Let's talk about race without casting blame

It all started one boring Saturday when I was idly scrolling down my wall on Facebook, to see if there would be anything that was even the minutest story that could hold my attention even if for a minute.

April 09, 2012 11:16 am
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