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INDIANAPOLIS | Despite Thursday's federal appeals court ruling that Indiana's prohibition on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, gay Hoosiers still may have to wait nearly a year or more before they can walk down the aisle.
Christine (Wilk) Sickles, of Lansing, Ill. is excited to gain valuable experience when she begins a year-long osteopathic internship in Virginia.
Hundreds of reels of microfilm are the storage vaults of our region's story — from casualty reports in the Civil War to local reactions to the first man stepping foot on the moon.
The voters will not see the constitutional marriage amendment on the Indiana ballot until 2016, if ever.
In this April 1, 2009 file photo, a Dodge car sits on display at the CarMax store in Richmond, Va. Auto retailer CarMax Inc.
MERRILLVILLE | Amazon, Zappos and Overstock.com ate away for years at the Panel Processing Inc.'s bread-and-butter business, which was making paneling and fixtures for retail stores.
If not for George Rogers Clark, we Hoosiers might snack on scones with jam and clotted cream and speak with cockney accents.
Summer is a time when travel is taken to places near and far to take a break from the everyday grind and experience new things. In addition to the couples heading off for romantic trips to the tropics or parents heading out on road trips with their kids are many multigenerational groups taki…
An auto parts store has opened its first location in Gary.
Fresh oysters are shucked and plated for eager guests at GT Fish & Oyster, 531 N. Wells St. in Chicago during an event last week celebrating the arrival of Old 1871 Oysters, shipped fresh from the bays of Virginia.
NORFOLK, Va. | The best phrase Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie to describe doing the unexpected is "the tingle."
If you think of the region as something less than paradise on Earth, apparently you are not alone or even in the minority.
Indiana is No. 1 in The Associated Press' Top 25 for the fourth straight week, while Gonzaga moved to No. 2 for the first time in school history.
MERRILLVILLE | A Carol Stream, Ill., man believed responsible for a string of at least 17 bank robberies, including ones in Hammond, has been arrested by Elgin, Ill., police in connection with his latest heist, the FBI announced.
A federal judge will soon decide whether your next tank of gas or bottle of soda comes with a free apology from the Marlboro man and Joe Camel.
Growing gapes can be a rewarding pursuit. They're appealing to the eye, pleasing to the palate, a profitable sideline, and a reason for parties and neighborhood togetherness. Small wonder so many vineyards are cropping up in people's yards.
From elaborately decorated trees to drive-through lighting displays to boat parades and train shows, a variety of holiday spectacles are being staged through the end of December and into early January around the country. Here are a few of them.
On Election Day, as I headed to my office to watch the returns, I stopped to pick up some Chinese carryout.
We've just returned from a very ambitious (euphemism for unbelievable amount of driving) vacation in Virginia. We had never been there, but we knew it was a state full of Revolutionary and Civil War history, as well as plantations and early settlements, so it was right up our alley.
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