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5 days until election

5 days until election

Election Day, Nov. 4, is approaching rapidly. Before you cast your ballot, visit nwi.com/politics to read about the races, study candidates' responses to The Times' questionnaire, watch videos with some of the candidtes, and see The Times Editorial Board's endorsements in select races.

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Today in History: Oct. 30, 1914

Special editions of newspapers carried the announcement that Turkey has entered the war against Russia. Two Russian steamers have been sunk by a Turkish battle cruiser.

13 hours ago
KATHY LUTHER: Lawn equipment often lacks pollution controls

KATHY LUTHER: Lawn equipment often lacks pollution controls

If the thought of snow flying fills you with terror, here are some things you can do to minimize your fall and winter environmental impact on both our air and water in Northwest Indiana.

13 hours ago

I'm voting against Lan-Oak park referendum

I am voting against the increase for Lan-Oak Park District because Superintendent John Wilson has refused to release the amount of money lost for the last year the pool was open. What is he hiding other than his ineptitude as a manager?

October 29, 2014 12:00 am

VanDenburgh champions social, political rights

We are in the midst of 2014 midterm elections. It is important to vote, and it does matter. Why? Because it's so much more than Washington, D.C. It is also about Indiana and our local communities, courts, and school boards. What we do or do not do affects us, sometimes for decades.

October 29, 2014 12:00 am

Soliday is right choice for Indiana's future

State Rep. Ed Soliday is a pro-worker, pro-business leader who is genuinely committed to creating foundations for economic growth, creating good paying jobs.

October 29, 2014 12:00 am

Leyva will stand for fiscal responsibility, jobs

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky voted for Obamacare though the majority of Americans, including Indiana's District 1, were against it. He voted no on HR4, the Jobs for America Act, on Sept. 18. This isn’t representation.

October 29, 2014 12:00 am

Elect pro-public school Democrat Deb Porter

As I travel the state, speaking at universities, libraries, and even United Auto Workers events about the Indiana Republicans’ quest to privatize and destroy public education, I want to say it’s important to elect pro-public school Democrat Deb Porter this November.

October 29, 2014 12:00 am
6 days until election

6 days until election

Election Day, Nov. 4, is approaching rapidly. Before you cast your ballot, visit nwi.com/politics to read about the races, study candidates' responses to The Times' questionnaire, watch videos with some of the candidtes, and see The Times Editorial Board's endorsements in select races.

October 29, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“I am a patient man — always willing to forgive on the Christian terms of repentance; and also to give ample time for repentance.” - Abraham Lincoln, July 26, 1862

October 29, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: We endorse Buncich for Lake County sheriff

EDITORIAL: We endorse Buncich for Lake County sheriff

Lake County voters will choose between Democrat John Buncich, the incumbent sheriff, or Republican Dan Bursac on Tuesday.

October 29, 2014 12:00 am Related

Today in History: Oct. 29, 1914

The board of health late today announced that the people of Hammond have a new reason to be alarmed over the menace of smallpox. Four cases of chickenpox have just been quarantined to watch for a day or two to be definitely known.

October 29, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: We endorse Brickner for Porter County sheriff

EDITORIAL: We endorse Brickner for Porter County sheriff

Porter County voters have two great choices in the Porter County sheriff's race.

October 29, 2014 12:00 am Related

Porter County needs business pro like Jessen

Please join me in supporting Mike Jessen for Porter County Council.

October 28, 2014 12:00 am

Dowling has financial expertise for council post

Lake County Council District 4 voters have the opportunity to elect a professional finance person to provide leadership within the County Council as they navigate the difficult waters of limited resources, needed services, and no more tax increases.

October 28, 2014 12:00 am

Soliday's party hasn't shown his commitment

Deb Porter has spent her life working for students and public education. She will be a voice for workable reforms in education as a state representative.

October 28, 2014 12:00 am

Importance of voting in mid-term elections

The Republican Party of No may win majorities in both the U.S. House and Senate. This would be a total disaster for all of us working class, retirees and poor people in America.

October 28, 2014 12:00 am

Jessen's leadership will move Porter County forward

I’ve been fortunate to have known Mike Jessen, Porter County Council candidate, since I first moved to Porter County. I was immediately impressed with his sincerity, honesty, friendliness, work ethic and strong family values, and am even more impressed today, 16 years later.

October 28, 2014 12:00 am
7 days until election

7 days until election

Election Day, Nov. 4, is approaching rapidly. Before you cast your ballot, visit nwi.com/politics to read about the races, study candidates' responses to The Times' questionnaire, watch videos with some of the candidtes, and see The Times Editorial Board's endorsements in select races.

October 28, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: We pick Gensel for Porter County prosecutor

EDITORIAL: We pick Gensel for Porter County prosecutor

Porter County voters face a clear choice in the prosecutor's race. They can back a proven professional, or they can support a newcomer with a strong background in family law, not criminal law.

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Today in History: Oct. 28, 1914

German forces attempted a violent night attack in the vicinity of Craonne, France, last night, only to be repulsed with heavy losses.

October 28, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Facts are greatest weapons in fight against Ebola

GUEST COMMENTARY: Facts are greatest weapons in fight against Ebola

Myths about the way Ebola is transmitted and the risk it poses are being perpetuated by seemingly reputable sources. These myths contribute to public anxiety and fear, which have led to schools closing, student applications being denied and travelers being stigmatized, not to mention a great…

October 28, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence. Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.” - Abraham Lincoln, July 1, 1858

October 28, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“Remember in the depth and even the agony of despondency, that very shortly you are to feel well again.” - Abraham Lincoln, Feb. 13, 1842

October 27, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 27, 1914

Grosvenor Dawe of Washington D. C. and founder of The Nation's Business will address the businessmen of Hammond tonight. Dawe gave a geography quiz to students at Hammond high school this morning and was impressed by their responses.

October 27, 2014 12:00 am
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