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OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Quija board has long parlor game history

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Quija board has long parlor game history

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

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OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Quija board has long parlor game history

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Quija board has long parlor game history

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

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ArcelorMittal official to speak in Hammond

ArcelorMittal official to speak in Hammond

HAMMOND | ArcelorMittal USA non-executive chairman Michael Rippey, will give a talk about the steel industry at noon Nov. 5 at Dynasty Banquet…

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Getting the most of your IRA or 401(k)

VALPARAISO | Anyone with questions about how to maximize their retirement savings might want to attend an upcoming workshop in Valparaiso.

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Boy Scout buddies both earn Eagle Award of the Year honors

Boy Scout buddies both earn Eagle Award of the Year honors

MUNSTER | What do the valedictorian of a parochial school in Hammond and a home schooled scholar from Highland have in common? 

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Campagna Academy to implement new behavior therapy

In achieving our mission and vision, we expect our programs and services at Campagna Academy to demonstrate positive results and quality servi…

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Hammond YMCA registers youth and toddler for basketball

HAMMOND | With fall in full swing, the youth and toddler basketball program is about to begin at Crossroads YMCA – Hammond Branch, 7322 Southe…

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IUN hosts day-long Suicide Prevention Conference

GARY | The Indiana University Northwest Wellness Team, Northwest Indiana Suicide Prevention Council, and Regional Mental Health Center will sp…

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Families take kids cancer awareness message to the Capitol

Families take kids cancer awareness message to the Capitol

Four local families joined the Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids Foundation on a bittersweet trip to Washington D.C. recently to participate in Cu…

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Top tech graduate in the driver's seat at auto company

Top tech graduate in the driver's seat at auto company

Universal Technical Institute graduate Stojan Ozegovic was recently named first-runner up for the Graduate of the Year Award given by the Accr…

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Lawmakers endorse land-based casinos

INDIANAPOLIS | The General Assembly's gaming study committee unanimously agreed Thursday that Indiana's 10 permanently moored riverboat casino…

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20 Under 40 hails young business, civic leaders

20 Under 40 hails young business, civic leaders

MICHIGAN CITY | Members of the 20 Under 40 Class of 2014 gathered together with family and friends in the Blue Chip Casino’s Stardust Ballroom…

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Some early votes will count for last minute St. John Twp. candidate

CROWN POINT | Lake County elections officials will transfer some votes already cast for a Republican candidate who died Tuesday to his last-mi…

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Sharp gives Hawks shootout victory

Sharp gives Hawks shootout victory

OTTAWA | Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist in the Blackhawks' 5-4 shootout win over the Senators, reaching two milestones in the city in w…

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Porter County Council OKs budget, barely

VALPARAISO | Amid complaints of expected shortages to pay health insurance costs, the sheriff's department pension fund and the E-911 costs, t…

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Legacy of Flight 4184 recalled

Legacy of Flight 4184 recalled

MERRILLVILLE | Families of those killed when American Airlines Flight 4184 crashed 20 years ago near Roselawn gathered Thursday to hear first …

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Family distraught over Gary 13-year-old's homicide, stepmom says

Family distraught over Gary 13-year-old's homicide, stepmom says

A 13-year-old boy who was gunned down at his Gary home last week died in his 16-year-old brother's arms as his other siblings looked on, the t…

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High-speed rail plans mean Gary jobs, supporter says

Region residents Thursday heard about an ambitious passenger rail plan that could cut Amtrak's travel time between Chicago and Detroit by two …

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Halloween forecast: Cold, wind, rain and snow

Halloween forecast: Cold, wind, rain and snow

The weather on Halloween night is going to be downright scary, especially during trick-or-treat hours.

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Illiana takes regional, heads for home

Illiana takes regional, heads for home

COUNTRY CLUB HILLS | As Illiana Christian’s players were handed their Hillcrest Class 3A Regional championship plaque Thursday, the public add…

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Tricks and treats

Tricks and treats

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Jury convicts Hammond man, 19, in fatal shooting

Jury convicts Hammond man, 19, in fatal shooting

CROWN POINT | A 19-year-old man admitted Thursday to shooting and killing Cameron Sanders last year but said he did so in self-defense.

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Highland adopts 2015 budget

HIGHLAND | The Town Council has adopted its operating budget for 2015.

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Bishop Noll's senior setter Emily Johnson won't let illness keep her away

Bishop Noll's senior setter Emily Johnson won't let illness keep her away

HAMMOND | Emily Johnson sent a text to her volleyball coach Tuesday: "I have bronchitis, but I'll be there."

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Make-believe crimes call for real life response

Make-believe crimes call for real life response

EAST CHICAGO | The intruder bounded up the stairs, heading toward Wanda Clark.

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Merrillville adopts truancy ordinance

MERRILLVILLE | An ordinance adopted Tuesday by the Town Council  seeks to address truancy issues involving minors enrolled in Merrillville schools.

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INDOT says it's 'full speed ahead' for winter

INDOT says it's 'full speed ahead' for winter

GARY | As temperatures begin to drop in the region, the Indiana Department of Transportation announced it's "full speed ahead for winter."

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Social issues take backseat in governor's race

CHICAGO | Normally hot-button social issues like gay marriage and abortion rights have remained on the backburner for much of the Illinois gov…

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Police: Man wanted in trooper ambush is captured

Police: Man wanted in trooper ambush is captured

DUNMORE, Pa. | A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other, was captured on Thurs…

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Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

FORT KENT, Maine | Insisting she is perfectly healthy, nurse Kaci Hickox again defied the state's Ebola quarantine Thursday by taking a bike r…

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TIF districts heading for the sunset?

CROWN POINT | The state is beginning to limit a tax strategy Northwest Indiana municipal officials love as a lure to catch new businesses.

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Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

WICHITA, Kan. | A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building while trying to return to a Kansas airport …

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Downtown Hobart close to national historic designation

HOBART | The Hobart Commercial Historic District is one step closer to being recognized on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Illinois man gets 121 months in prison for E.C. kidnapping

HAMMOND | A man who pleaded guilty in an East Chicago kidnapping case was sentenced to 121 months in a federal prison Thursday.

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Mother from Florida identified as Fowler unearthed corpse

FOWLER, Ind. | The Fowler Police Department on Thursday announced that the deceased woman found buried in the backyard of a home there has bee…

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Whiting's Young leads Oilers into biggest game in recent memory

Whiting's Young leads Oilers into biggest game in recent memory

WHITING | It was August of 2011. Like always in the little town on the lake, Whiting football fans were pumped for another autumn of excellenc…

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1st Source reports increased income

A South Bend-based bank with a big presence in Northwest Indiana reported higher third-quarter and year-to-date profits.

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Pierie leads Munster into sectional semifinal at Mishawaka

Pierie leads Munster into sectional semifinal at Mishawaka

MUNSTER | Dillon Pierie and Munster have a big challenge tonight. A long drive to Mishawaka to play the defending Class 5A Sectional 9 champions.

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Scouting the local IHSAA girls volleyball semistates

Scouting the local IHSAA girls volleyball semistates

Class 4A

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STEVE HANLON: There is still some hope, folks

STEVE HANLON: There is still some hope, folks

As the world and nation seems to continually swirling downward into the cosmic toilet and hope seems to be vanishing, we hear a story that mak…

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NWI Forum leader encourages everyone's help in moving economic development

NWI Forum leader encourages everyone's help in moving economic development

PORTAGE | Much like the thought that it takes a village to raise a child, Heather Ennis believes it takes everybody to promote economic develo…

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NiSource 3rd quarter earnings lose some energy

NiSource Inc. profits dropped 34.7 percent in the third quarter as compared to one year ago, mainly on higher operating expenses.

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Times Prep Zone Indiana football stat leaders

Times Prep Zone Indiana football stat leaders

RUSHING

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JIM PETERS: Penn's long black line marches on

At Penn, it's called the long black line.

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Scouting area prep football games -- Week 11

Scouting area prep football games -- Week 11

Class 6A

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MIKE NIETO: What will the playoffs bring?

Do not be deceived by the 5-4 record both Thornton and Mount Carmel sport.

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Round II: T.F. South vs. Reavis

Round II: T.F. South vs. Reavis

Which team has the advantage of playing a team for the second time?

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In the headphones: Bishop Noll's Carley Cappello

In the headphones: Bishop Noll's Carley Cappello

Name: Carley Cappello

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