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SAN FRANCISCO | Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet pioneer that had fallen behind the times.
NEW YORK | As a teenager, Tumblr CEO David Karp would canvass the streets of New York City's Upper West Side, offering to build websites for local businesses. After his freshman year of high school, the precocious, computer-savvy kid decided to drop out altogether to devote more time to his …
CROWN POINT | Northwest Indiana is now home to its own so-called "angel" investment group, the Lakeshore ArchAngels.
HAMMOND | Vying against other Midwestern college and university students, two Purdue University Calumet computer information systems seniors returned from the recent Ball State University Information Systems Project and Case Competition with first place, first runner-up and second runner-up honors.
CLR Auto Transport of Merrillville received a top award and special recognition at Diversity Business’ 13th Annual National Business Conference and Awards Ceremony at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas.
Laser technology shaves time off bacteria turnaround
Russ Bereolos, an American Family Insurance agent in Munster, and John Hamilton, an American Family Insurance agent in Portage, and Ken West, an American Family Insurance agent in Hobart, have earned 2013 American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification.
To stay competitive globally and to grow, the North American steel industry needs reasonable, streamlined and effectively enforced policies from the U.S. and Canadian governments, top steel executives said.
One day, he spent five hours straight at City Hall talking to representatives of major investment banks from all over the world. Other days he was on the phone with a $170 billion global hedge fund.
HOBART | As owner of Chicago Health & Fitness, Mario Daklala has found the perfect balance between career and hobby.
Community banks say they are committed to offering more than financial services because they have a symbiotic relationship with the communities they serve.
VALPARAISO | Here Comes the Dress, 3907 Calumet Ave., Suite 202, Valparaiso, has added tuxedo rental services.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority received three awards recognizing its newly updated website and the 2012 South Shore Air Show event poster.
The unemployment rates in the region dipped dramatically, while Indiana's unemployment rate dipped slightly in April, according to government data released Friday.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion project is facing mounting costs, but officials say it can still be completed within its current $166 million budget.
NEW YORK | It was supposed to be our IPO, the people's public offering.
Gary/Chicago International Airport is advertising nationwide for an airport executive director as the airport prepares for some of the biggest changes in its history.
HOBART │ Safety and construction excellence in Northwest Indiana was recognized Thursday at Avalon Manor.
LAS VEGAS | Nevada regulators have approved a merger between Pinnacle Entertainment and rival Ameristar Casinos.
Nevada regulators have approved a merger between Pinnacle Entertainment and rival Ameristar Casinos, whose East Chicago casino is shown.
Keynote speaker Jennifer Buss talks about how heart disease has affected multiple generations in her family during the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women educational symposium Thursday at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville. Buss, her grandmother, father and 6-year-old son all have…
Laura Waluszko introduces local heart disease survivors Thursday during the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women educational symposium at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville.
About 400 people attended the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women educational symposium Thursday at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville.
Radishes are shown at the new Strack & Van Til grocery store in Cedar Lake, which hosted a grand opening Thursday.
Strack and Van Til Dairy Manager Wendy Pfeifer restocks eggs after they all sold in less than an hour of the grocery store's grand opening Thursday in Cedar Lake.
Carrots are shown at the new Strack % Van Til grocery store in Cedar Lake, which hosted a grand opening Thursday.
William Sudbury, 2, helps his mom, Emily Sudbury, both of Cedar Lake, shop at the new Strack & Van Til grocery store in Cedar Lake during the grand opening Thursday.
Customers leave after shopping at the new Strack & Van Til grocery store in Cedar Lake during the grand opening Thursday.
MERRILLVILLE | Family caregivers and professional health care providers may benefit from online products developed by a data management firm that has become a tenant in the Purdue Research Park of Northwest Indiana.
Elevate Ventures has added Kelly Schwedland as an entrepreneur-in-residence for its Northwest and North Central Indiana regions.
CEDAR LAKE | After hungering in a food desert for three years, residents of this lakeside community happily converged on the first-of-its-kind Strack & Van Til grocery store Thursday following grand opening ceremonies.
MUNSTER | Beginning to end the traffic gridlock on Calumet Avenue at the Canadian National railroad tracks is still three or four years away, but progress is being made on the first phase of the project, said Town Manager Tom DeGiulio.
MERRILLVILLE | South Shore Clean Cities, in partnership with EcoDual LLC, will host a lunch and learn for owners and operators of heavy duty over-the-road diesel trucks from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Purdue Technology Center, 9800 Connecticut Drive.
After reports of an increase in Northwest Indiana on Tuesday, retail gas prices are expected to drop by the weekend.
The parent companies of Munster-based Peoples Bank and Michigan City-based Horizon Bank have received recognition as ranking among the nation's top community banks.
CHICAGO | Steelworkers and others will gather Saturday to mark one of the tragic events that started the modern labor movement.
Cars wait for a train to pass at the intersection of Calumet Avenue and 45th Street in Munster on Tuesday evening. Beginning to end the traffic gridlock on Calumet Avenue at the Canadian National railroad tracks is still three or four years away.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Thornton Township and South Suburban College Community will host its annual job fair from 10 .a.m to 2 p.m. Tuesday at South Suburban College Fitness Center, 15800 South State St.
NEW YORK | The surge in oil production in the U.S. and Canada and shrinking oil consumption in the developed world is transforming the global oil market.
PORTAGE │ A committee of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission has approved the agency’s new public participation plan.
INDIANAPOLIS | A coalition of Hoosier convenience stores asked a federal judge Tuesday to declare unconstitutional an Indiana law that gives package liquor stores a monopoly over cold beer sales.
LAPORTE | IU Health La Porte Hospital is viewed as one of the best in terms of patient safety, according to AARP.
Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region was 686,000 tons in the week ending May 11, according to estimates from the American Iron and Steel Institute.
NiSource Inc. CEO Robert Skaggs told shareholders at the company's annual meeting Tuesday the company will continue with its infrastructure-based growth strategy and highlighted recent Indiana legislation that will help make that possible.
Portage Mayor James Snyder speaks Monday during the service at Gilbert Park in Portage.
GARY | Investment by all layers of government, economic development agencies and private industry is what’s needed to secure the future of the U.S., Indiana and Northwest Indiana, said U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky at Monday’s Gary Chamber of Commerce annual meeting.
MUNSTER | Citizens Financial Services and Muncie-based First Merchants Corp. announced Monday the two banks have agreed to merge, with First Merchants buying the Munster-based Citizens.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport authority took a big step Monday toward landing a new corporate jet operation for its airport, contingent on resolving potential conflicts with its most prestigious tenant.
Grocery delivery service WeGoShop.com has expanded to include Lake County.
Construction progresses on Community expansion
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