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Local basketball coaches weigh in on NBA Draft, free-agent movement

Local basketball coaches weigh in on NBA Draft, free-agent movement

MERRILLVILLE | The National Basketball Association season ended nearly two weeks ago.

June 25, 2014 5:00 pm
OFFBEAT: Reader looking to locate actor Mark Harmon

OFFBEAT: Reader looking to locate actor Mark Harmon

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Munster grad turned wild animal vet nets new reality TV series

OFFBEAT: Munster grad turned wild animal vet nets new reality TV series

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Gary high school grad invented offshore rigs, ship designs

Gary high school grad invented offshore rigs, ship designs

A pioneering naval architect and businessman who graduated from a Gary high school recently died, after having had an international impact on the design of cargo ships and offshore rigs.

October 11, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Family roots run deep at community bank

Family roots run deep at community bank

MUNSTER | Peoples Bank's new chief operating officer was standing atop a peak in the Carpathian Mountains above the village in Poland where his great-grandfather was raised when it all clicked.

August 25, 2013 7:30 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Life of Judas Iscariot explored in play on Chicago stage

OFFBEAT: Life of Judas Iscariot explored in play on Chicago stage

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am
Young gay athletes set tone for NBA coming out

Young gay athletes set tone for NBA coming out

CHICAGO | You've probably never heard of Holly Peterson or Jonathan Jean-Pierre. One came out as a lesbian at age 15, when she was playing high school basketball. The other, a college rower, told his teammates last year that he's gay.

May 04, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Janell Burley Hofmann honored her 13-year-old son's "maturity and growth" at Christmas with his first iPhone, but it came with strings attached.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Where Are They Now? Casey Taylor

Where Are They Now? Casey Taylor

Casey Taylor spent her Saturday working and looking out over 109,000 fans.

October 15, 2012 7:00 pm
Student designers take to the runway to display their unique fashion sense

Student designers take to the runway to display their unique fashion sense

Chanel may not have named it specifically, but fashion is also on the shore. So much so that Shore named an event after it. The first annual Fashion on the Shore (FOTS), a runway event showcasing the top student designers from the Lake Michigan area, took place May 26. Founder and sponsor of…

September 14, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Young stars are emerging in an environmental movement around the lake

Young stars are emerging in an environmental movement around the lake

These aren't your mama's or your grandma's activists.

June 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Old 98 was the closest thing to Superman in Calumet Region sports

As I got deeper into the history of the Calumet Region, I came to rely to a certain extent on the work of Jim Lane, an Indiana University Northwest professor, and, to a lesser extent, his colleague Ron Cohen.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
The Eames Lounge Chair

The Eames Lounge Chair

The Eames Lounge Chair was a flowering of the LCW born 10 years after its progenitor. The first Eames Lounge Chair (and Ottoman) that I remember and sat in, was in the late 1970s, owned by a friend of mine who was single, in his thirties, had his own tax business and, despite a very facile a…

November 12, 2011 12:00 am

Michigan hopes to bounce back by beating Purdue

ANN ARBOR, Mich. | Really, this year will be different.

October 28, 2011 8:15 pm
Where Are They Now?: Karen Busovsky

Where Are They Now?: Karen Busovsky

Karen Busovsky enjoys working with people and helping them put together trophies and awards.

August 22, 2011 10:00 pm
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