"The right sort of sports fan," is how McGeorge Bundy greeted the news in 1973 that Gerald Ford had been selected as vice president by Richard Nixon. Ford succeeded Spiro Agnew, who had been forced to resign because of corruption.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | For the second time in two years, the Porter County Municipal Airport served as host to Vice President Joe Biden.
Valparaiso-based Indiana Beverage hired Jill E. Ritchie as vice president and general counsel of government affairs.
INDIANAPOLIS | Having fulfilled his duty to sign new laws, if Gov. Mike Pence is considering a 2016 run for higher office he'll soon need to begin regularly meeting top Republican donors, traveling to early primary states and explaining why he would make a good president or vice president.
A building supply company in Michigan City is expanding, and a mechanical contracting firm is adding a new Munster office.
GARY | A major trucking company is so in need of drivers that it is offering signing bonuses of at least $2,500.
A longtime Gary resident got a chance to shake the vice president's hand and tell him how he has long worried about how he would pay the next electric bill.
GARY | On April 17, Vice President Joe Biden joined several U.S. mayors in a Google Hangout focused on gun violence. The participants included Gary, Ind. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and Oak Creek, Wis. Mayor Steve Scaffidi.
HOBART | Charlotte Sills will serve as the new president of the Hobart Park Board.
LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Chamber of Commerce membership meeting is at noon Thursday at the Lake Station/New Chicago branch library, 2007 Central Ave.
CHESTERTON | Getting a glimpse of Vice President Joe Biden when he landed Friday at Porter County Municipal Airport was pretty tough.
An SUV whisks Vice President Joe Biden away after his plane landed Friday afternoon at Porter County airport.
Vice President Joe Biden arrives Friday at the Porter County airport.
Air Force 2 carrying Vice President Joe Biden lands Friday at the Porter County airport.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Several members of the Experimental Aircraft Association's Northwest Indiana chapter got a bonus Friday afternoon.
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HOBART | Tracie Pouch replaces Tiffany Nobles as the Hobart Jaycees' new president.
The owner of a Hobart auction firm temporarily is cutting ties with a Lake County police officer under federal watch, but called his colleague a "trustworthy guy."
Remember the Students for Daniels group, which tried to persuade Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels to run for president? I asked this week for an update, following Daniels' decision last weekend that he wouldn't run after all.
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