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White House: 2014 deficit to drop to $583B

WASHINGTON | The White House says this year's budget deficit will drop to $583 billion, the lowest level of President Barack Obama's tenure.

July 11, 2014 2:30 pm
LeBron James says he's returning to Cavaliers

LeBron James says he's returning to Cavaliers

CLEVELAND | LeBron James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made four years ago that led to two NBA titles in Miami and crushed Cleveland Cavalier fans.

July 11, 2014 1:45 pm Photos

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Faster deportations? A possible border crisis deal

July 10, 2014 6:27 pm
Blog: Logic according to the State Ethics Commission

Blog: Logic according to the State Ethics Commission

On Wednesday, the Indiana Ethics Commission fined former state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett $5,000 for ethics violations.

July 10, 2014 1:45 pm Video
Israel escalates Gaza offensive, casualties mount

Israel escalates Gaza offensive, casualties mount

JERUSALEM | Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault targeting hundreds of Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip Thursday as Palestinians reported the strikes also hit a home and a beachside cafe, raising the total number of people killed in this week's offensive to at least 85. Israel's mis…

July 10, 2014 1:15 pm Photos

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Boehner, McConnell blast Obama border request

Boehner, McConnell blast Obama border request

WASHINGTON | Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border crisis, saying Obama caused the problem and now wants Congress to sign off on more of the same.

July 10, 2014 11:25 am Photos

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Area deaths for Thursday, July 10, 2014

Alderson, Rita I. (nee Zaleta), 89, Calumet City

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Gary officer killed; three people in custody

Gary officer killed; three people in custody

GARY | Authorities had three people in custody Sunday night after the fatal shooting of a Gary police officer early Sunday.

July 06, 2014 8:00 pm Video Photos

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South Shore Regional Car Show rolls in Thursday

The South Shore Regional Car Show from 3  to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Fair Oaks Farms will feature hundreds of antique and classic cars, a DJ and music, an appearance by Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders and the Colts In Motion traveling museum, a beer garden, a performance by the National Anthem…

July 06, 2014 12:00 am
Crown Point soldier conveys heartbreak for war-torn Iraq

Crown Point soldier conveys heartbreak for war-torn Iraq

It wasn't just blood and treasure that was spilled on the dusty ground of Iraq by American servicemen over the past decade. Love for the people also was poured out there by many.

July 03, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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State cuts off LaPorte County Fair beer sales

LAPORTE | Beer has dried up before it had a chance to flow out of taps at next month's LaPorte County Fair.

June 30, 2014 5:30 pm

LaPorte Co. man accidentally shoots himself in hand

MICHIGAN CITY | A Michigan City area man is recovering after accidentally shooting himself in the hand.

June 30, 2014 4:45 pm

Celebrate holiday weekend at Cedar Lake Summerfest

Celebrate the Independence Day weekend at the annual Cedar Lake Summerfest at the Park of the Rec Cedars, 7408 Constitution Ave. Attendees can enjoy live entertainment, amusement rides, games and contests, a car show, fireworks and much more Thursday through July 6. Admission is free and par…

June 29, 2014 12:00 am

Wednesday's most-read stories on nwi.com

Wednesday's most-read stories on nwi.com:

June 26, 2014 9:55 am

Blog: Twitter reacts to historic day in Indiana

A federal judge's ruling, striking down Indiana's ban on gay marriage as unconstitutional unleashed a flood of reaction over Twitter.

June 25, 2014 5:30 pm

Tuesday's most-read stories on nwi.com

The most-read stories Tuesday on nwi.com:

June 25, 2014 8:22 am

Veteran's name misspelled

The name of a veteran scheduled to receive a diploma this week from Thornton Fractional North High School was misspelled in a Sunday story. The correct name is James Gindl. The Times regrets the error.

June 25, 2014 12:00 am
Marc Condotti is new H-F boys hoops coach

Marc Condotti is new H-F boys hoops coach

Homewood-Flossmoor didn't have to look far to name its new boys basketball coach.

June 24, 2014 7:00 pm

Blog: The alleged voter fraud Indiana's ID law failed to catch

From Wisconsin, we find the strange tale of Robert D. Monroe, who investigators say was able to illegally vote in Indiana, despite the state's voter ID law that was supposed to stop such fraud.

June 24, 2014 12:00 pm

nwi.com's most-read for Monday

The most-read stories on nwi.com on Monday:

June 24, 2014 9:07 am
Blog: Coats on IRS scandal: 'Trust is broken'

Blog: Coats on IRS scandal: 'Trust is broken'

U.S. Sen. Dan Coats said on the Senate floor Monday that even though he's not a big fan of special prosecutors, the lost emails in the IRS scandal merit a special prosecutor with subpoena power "to get to the bottom of this mess."

June 23, 2014 5:30 pm Video

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AP review: VA falls short on female medical issues

June 22, 2014 5:08 pm

Air show parking, tour tickets, hotel packages now available

Parking tickets, Fair Oaks Farms tour tickets and hotel packages for the South Shore Air Show on July 11-13 are now available. Create a weekend getaway and purchase parking passes for the Air Show by visiting www.southshoreairshow.com. Parking passes can also be purchased at the Indiana Welc…

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
Sports program at Indiana State Prison provides needed outlet for inmates

Sports program at Indiana State Prison provides needed outlet for inmates

MICHIGAN CITY | Jory Peters played on Gary West Side High School's 2002 Class 4A state championship basketball team that went 23-4 and featured three Division I players.

June 21, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Roosevelt grad Mark Hubbard helps keep the peace among prison population

Roosevelt grad Mark Hubbard helps keep the peace among prison population

MICHIGAN CITY | Mark Hubbard has been at the Indiana State Prison since 1990.

June 21, 2014 5:30 pm
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