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    For many fortunate Region residents, the holiday season means family, friends, food and festivities. However, for many less fortunate, the holiday season is filled with sadness and depression. Children learn not to anticipate anything, and parents carry the guilt like a weight.

      “When the stray Chihuahua mix was reunited with his owner, the little dog squealed and jumped up and down with delight while his owner cried,” says Stephanie Anderson, development director for the Humane Society Calumet Area in Munster. Anderson was recounting the successful reunion several …

        The warmth and generosity of the holiday season tends to inspire many people to seek out ways to serve and to help others. For Lisa Daugherty and her dedicated staff at the Lake Area United Way (LAUW), however, it’s simply another chance to redouble their year-round effort and touch even mor…

        After his second impeachment, former President Donald Trump made it his mission to defeat Rep. Liz Cheney, his chief Republican rival. On Tuesday, he succeeded.

        Writer Wil Haygood, author of multiple books chronicling the lives of 20th-century Black Americans, has won a prestigious book award. The Dayton Literary Peace Price announced Wednesday that Haygood will receive the Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award. Haygood’s books include “The Butler,” based on the life of Eugene Allen, who served eight presidents at the White House. It was adapted into a 2013 film. Sharon Rab, the founder and chair of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation, said Haygood's books focus on rarely or never-told stories of the Black experience. She said his writing provides desperately needed analysis.

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        After his second impeachment, former President Donald Trump made it his mission to defeat Rep. Liz Cheney, his chief Republican rival. On Tuesday, he succeeded.

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