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Portage JROTC performs for veterans' support group

Portage JROTC performs for veterans' support group

PORTAGE | The members of the Portage High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps performed their well-practiced drills before a special audience Tuesday.

May 20, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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C.P. eighth-grader again proves to be best at two bees

INDIANAPOLIS | Just call Sean Ives' geography and spelling talents bee-utiful.

April 04, 2014 7:54 pm
E.C. activist embarks on national immigration reform campaign

E.C. activist embarks on national immigration reform campaign

Rudy Lopez once again is taking his fight for immigration reform to the streets, this time with a six-week cross-country tour.

February 24, 2014 1:45 pm
Sen. Coats unfolds road map for action in 2014

Sen. Coats unfolds road map for action in 2014

VALPARAISO | Saying he refuses to accept some people's pessimistic projection that nothing can get done in Washington until 2017, Sen. Dan Coats presented his Road Map for 2014 at several stops around the state Wednesday.

January 22, 2014 3:28 pm Photos

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Gary Nobel winner earns award for inequality research

Gary Nobel winner earns award for inequality research

Nobel-winning economist and Gary native Joseph Stiglitz earned another accolade, this time for his research on income inequality.

December 22, 2013 6:00 am
MARC CHASE: Vets' admission to monuments paid in blood

MARC CHASE: Vets' admission to monuments paid in blood

If you lock someone out after he or she already paid admission, an angry protest is sure to follow.

October 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Generations: Summer travel brings families together through new experiences

Generations: Summer travel brings families together through new experiences

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…

July 14, 2013 4:15 pm

Five Guys bringing burgers, fries to Valpo

VALPARAISO | Another warrior is about to join the city's burger battle.

June 22, 2013 12:00 am
M'ville college student selected to help warm up Congressional baseball team

M'ville college student selected to help warm up Congressional baseball team

MERRILLVILLE | A 20-year-old Merrillville college student's participation Thursday in the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity was a natural, his mother said. 

June 14, 2013 7:00 pm

Newton Co. man dies in Washington, D.C., motorcycle crash

A Newton County man was killed Friday night when his motorcycle collided with a car in downtown Washington, D.C., where he was participating in the weekend-long Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride to honor veterans.

May 25, 2013 5:00 pm
'Echt' of an effort earns spelling bee title

'Echt' of an effort earns spelling bee title

UNION TOWNSHIP | After spelling "echt" in an earlier round Saturday, Sean Ives had no trouble dealing with "efficacy," handling it with efficacy, to earn the title and the trip to Washington, D.C., for the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

March 09, 2013 8:15 pm
Pancake breakfast helps benefit District 158 music programs

Pancake breakfast helps benefit District 158 music programs

LANSING | Members of the Lansing Coppermuggers prepared pancakes and sausage for a pancake breakfast held at Thornton Fractional South High School. The pancake breakfast was held to benefit the music programs in School District 158 and their upcoming trip to perform in Washington D.C.

February 07, 2013 3:27 pm Photos

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Group takes anti-abortion message to Valparaiso

Group takes anti-abortion message to Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | Some 60 people gathered on the north lawn of the Porter County Courthouse on Saturday to protest the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

January 19, 2013 11:01 pm Photos

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Crafters send mittens with a message to Newtown

Crafters send mittens with a message to Newtown

"Chester Raccoon stood at the edge of the forest and cried. 'I don't want to go to school,' he told his mother. 'I want to stay home with you. I want to play with my friends. And play with my toys. And read my books. And swing on my swing. Please may I stay home with you?'" — "The Kissing Ha…

December 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Family dog is on the guest list for holiday dinner

Family dog is on the guest list for holiday dinner

The most prized holiday guests are those that eat with gusto, express their appreciation and lick their plates clean.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am
Essay winners heading to DC

Essay winners heading to DC

The Barden Gary Foundation awarded seven high school students with trips to Washington, D.C., to see President Obama's inauguration.

December 11, 2012 6:57 pm
Mental diagnostic manual drops Asperger's syndrome as a separate mental disorder

Mental diagnostic manual drops Asperger's syndrome as a separate mental disorder

"Asperger's syndrome" is dropped as a separate diagnosis in the first major rewrite in almost two decades of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.

December 07, 2012 9:00 am
WWII veteran's 'one day' of service became a fight for his life

WWII veteran's 'one day' of service became a fight for his life

Less than two months before Pearl Harbor, William Kadar joined the U.S. Army at the request of Uncle Sam.

November 10, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Ninety four Hanover Central Middle School students visit nation's capital

Ninety four Hanover Central Middle School students visit nation's capital

CEDAR LAKE | Linda Brumbaugh, who sponsored and is the 8th grade American History teacher, took ninety-four (94) 8th and 7th grade students, along with staff members and parents, from Hanover Central Middle School to Washington D.C. and Gettysburg, PA. October 17th-21st.

November 05, 2012 11:09 am
Travel 'Like a Local' with new guidebooks from Peter Greenberg

Travel 'Like a Local' with new guidebooks from Peter Greenberg

Peter Greenberg wants you to travel like a local, not a tourist, and he's written a new series of guidebooks to help.

June 17, 2012 12:00 am
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