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Coming Sunday: Reflections on World War I

On Sunday you won't want to miss the fascinating tale of a Crown Point woman's connection to British veterans of World War I a century after t…

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Coming Sunday: Reflections on World War I

On Sunday you won't want to miss the fascinating tale of a Crown Point woman's connection to British veterans of World War I a century after t…

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Hammond man admits to sexually abusing girl

CROWN POINT | A Hammond man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday after he admitted to inappropriately touching a minor, according to c…

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Richie steps down as Lowell boys basketball coach

Richie steps down as Lowell boys basketball coach

This is not the time for the boys basketball coach at Lowell High School to step down. But that's exactly what Nate Richie did recently, going…

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South Haven residents rescued, as officials address Friday's flooding

South Haven residents rescued, as officials address Friday's flooding

SOUTH HAVEN | After nearly 6 inches of rain early Friday caused flooding, evacuations and road closures around Porter County, residents and el…

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Pence: 'Indiana is a right-to-work state'

Pence: 'Indiana is a right-to-work state'

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Labor no longer is enforcing the state's right-to-work law that two Lake County judges ruled unconsti…

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Toys, bike, clothing stolen from St. Joseph's Carmelite Home

EAST CHICAGO | All the bikes, toys and clothing for children of the St. Joseph's Carmelite Home have been stolen from a storage shed on the sh…

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Arrieta leads Cubs past Orioles

Arrieta leads Cubs past Orioles

CHICAGO | Jake Arrieta said he enjoyed running into some of his old Orioles teammates before Friday's game at Wrigley Field.

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Shock rally falls short in second round of Babe Ruth World Series pool play

The Schererville Shock rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh inning, and had the tying run at third base, but Torrance, Calif. was …

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Volunteers pack it in for Pack-A-Palooza day

HOBART | The banquet hall at Avalon Manor was packed with volunteers Friday morning for the kickoff of the Lake Area United Way’s Day of Caring.

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Two Six Nation members indicted for role in racketeering conspiracy

Two Six Nation members indicted for role in racketeering conspiracy

EAST CHICAGO | Federal prosecutors Friday announced indictments against who they allege are key members of a Chicago-area street gang that use…

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Gary hospital tapped to take on most critical patients

GARY | The sickest, most injured patients in Northwest Indiana no longer will be transported out of state or the area for immediate care.

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Munster Swim Club wins age-group relay; Kyle Adams pans four golds

Munster Swim Club wins age-group relay; Kyle Adams pans four golds

MUNSTER | Matt Lee does see the irony in having his Munster Swim Club travel down to Indianapolis for its Indiana Age-Group State Championship…

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Ellen Forjan wins two golds at Indiana Age-Group State Swimming Championships

Ellen Forjan wins two golds at Indiana Age-Group State Swimming Championships

DYER | Lake Central Barracudas swimmer Ellen Forjan accomplished a lot at the Indiana Age-Group (Long Course) Summer State Championships, held…

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Pence hints run for president might not be in his future

Pence hints run for president might not be in his future

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence frequently is listed among a dozen or so Republican governors and members of Congress considering a 2016 run fo…

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Man agrees to 20-year sentence in Michigan City toddler's death

LAPORTE | A Michigan City man has agreed to serve a 20-year prison sentence for the beating death of his girlfriend's two-year old son.

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Maimon: First freshmen making GSU a 'lively' place

Maimon: First freshmen making GSU a 'lively' place

UNIVERSITY PARK | This new academic year at Governors State University isn't quite like those of years past.

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Rauner dealt double blows over Illinois ballot

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illlinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner suffered a double blow Friday with the approval of a Nov. 4 ball…

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Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

Charges filed in Harvey hostage standoff

HARVEY | A Cook County judge set bond Friday for two suspects charged in the 21-hour Harvey hostage standoff that injured two officers earlier…

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Report: IDOT broke hiring rules for years

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  | The Illinois Department of Transportation circumvented rules devised to keep politics out of state jobs and improperly hi…

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Top state doc calls it quits

Top state doc calls it quits

Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. William VanNess announced Friday he is resigning for personal reasons.

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Bayh says he's unlikely to run for governor again

Bayh says he's unlikely to run for governor again

INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Evan Bayh said it's unlikely that he'll run again for Indiana governor, but that he will make a final decision on the …

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South Haven siblings' death appear to be natural

SOUTH HAVEN | The deaths of two siblings in a South Haven apartment appear to be natural.

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Domestic steel industry wins big in trade case

Domestic steel industry wins big in trade case

U.S. Steel, Chicago-based JMC Steel Group and seven other companies have pressed the case for more than a year that they have not been able to…

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Official defends parole system following Harvey hostage incident

Official defends parole system following Harvey hostage incident

HARVEY | An Illinois Department of Corrections official defended the parole system Friday after questions arose surrounding two men charged in…

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Public help needed to identify dead man found in Gary

Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey asked for the public's help in identifying a man found dead in Gary on Thursday.

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SSCVA wins video award

The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has snagged a top distinction from the 2014 Videographer Awards.

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Porter County E911 director resigning

VALPARAISO | John Jokantas is resigning as head of the county's E911 department three years after stepping into the heated post.

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Valpo police investigating report of man entering child's bedroom

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Police were called to the 300 block of Center Street at 12:40 a.m. Friday for an incident of a male subject entering t…

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

NEW YORK | The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger gene…

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Hobart man accused of beating grandson

CROWN POINT | A Hobart man is accused of beating his 6-year-old grandson while watching him earlier this month, according to court records. 

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Winfield finalizes plans for 109th Avenue repaving project

WINFIELD | Plans are being finalized for a major resurfacing project set to start soon on 109th Avenue.

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Jackie Robinson West advances for chance at U.S. title

Jackie Robinson West advances for chance at U.S. title

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | Chicago manager Darold Butler has a message for the Windy City.

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OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Marriott's 'On the Town' celebrates life in the Big Apple

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Marriott's 'On the Town' celebrates life in the Big Apple

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

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Men take children to school for Million Father March

Men take children to school for Million Father March

LANSING | Fathers and other male role models took their children to school on Thursday in Lansing as part of the Million Father March.

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Chalk artists take to the sidewalks in Whiting

WHITING | Artists and chocolate lovers will converge as the Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce hosts its second annual Chalk A Lot festiv…

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STEVE HANLON: There's just something 'bout those Friday night lights

STEVE HANLON: There's just something 'bout those Friday night lights

CEDAR LAKE | They've heard about it. Like some tasty spice from the Orient that fires up a plate.

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Merrillville awaits word on Old Mill

Merrillville awaits word on Old Mill

MERRILLVILLE | Town officials could soon learn if the former Old Mill building is fit for remodeling or if it will face a wrecking ball.

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Quinn signs youth alcohol measure

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Friday that could crack down on parents who allow children to drink booze in their cars,…

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IDOT to inspect bridge over I-80 in Lansing

LANSING | The Illinois Department of Transportation will conduct a routine bridge inspection on Torrence Avenue over the westbound lanes of In…

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Learn to save on utility bills at free Sept. 10 workshop in Lansing

LANSING | Experts with the Citizens Utility Board will host a free presentation  at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave., to help ele…

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Guide for the novice Kankakee River hunter

Guide for the novice Kankakee River hunter

Major Samuel L. McFadin was a prolific writer about the Kankakee River. Much of the source material I have comes from his pen.

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Compassionate care earns staffers top peer awards

Compassionate care earns staffers top peer awards

MUNSTER | Community Hospital’s celebration of Nurses Week culminated with a ceremony to recognize the most outstanding nurse and top patient c…

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Pet oxygen masks donated to fire department

Pet oxygen masks donated to fire department

CROWN POINT | Re/Max Pace donated three sets of pet oxygen masks to the Crown Point Fire Department this summer to help save animals’ lives du…

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Porter County Board positions to be filled in October

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners' office has board positions that need to be filled in October.

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Leadership award nominations sought

GARY | Nominations are due by Monday for the 2014 Commonweal Leadership Awards presented by Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living. The agency …

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Girl Scouts go bronze as leaders

Girl Scouts go bronze as leaders

HAMMOND | Girl Scout troops 10029 and 10261 from Montessori Children's Schoolhouse earned the Girl Scout Bronze Award earlier this year. The B…

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Medical school graduate heads to osteopathic internship in Virginia

Medical school graduate heads to osteopathic internship in Virginia

Christine (Wilk) Sickles, of Lansing, Ill. is excited to gain valuable experience when she begins a year-long osteopathic internship in Virginia.

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Music helps cancer patients heal on a positive note

Music helps cancer patients heal on a positive note

MUNSTER | If you listen closely, you may hear the sounds of pickin’, strummin’ and hummin’ coming from the Cancer Resource Centre thanks to be…

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Audition set for youth ballet's production of Nutcracker

SCHERERVILLE | Auditions for Indiana Youth Ballet’s annual production of Nutcracker will be held Sunday at the St. John Township Community Cen…

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