Carmen McCollum

Education reporter

Bio

Carmen is an award-winning journalist who has worked at The Times newspaper for 20 years. Before that she also had stints at The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., The Post-Tribune and The News Dispatch in Michigan City.

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Wirt/Emerson senior Xeryus Johnson asks Gary Emergency Manager Peggy Hinckley on Wednesday to reconsider her recommendation to close the Wirt/…

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Wirt/Emerson senior Xeryus Johnson asks Gary Emergency Manager Peggy Hinckley, who is sitting in the first row, to reconsider closing the high…

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MERRILLVILLE — There was a constant chattering of young voices at NiSource Monday as 175 Girl Scouts descended on the local utility to learn t…

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St. Mary School second-grader Rachel Cordero was one of about 175 girls from Northwest Indiana who participated in a program hosted by NIPSCO …

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St. Mary Elementary School second-grader Rachel Cordero works on a mini herb garden with her group at the NIPSCO/NiSource headquarters in Merr…

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Lilijana Barron, a Lake Village Elementary School sixth-grader on the left, and Jennifer Covello, a Highland Middle School seventh-grader work…

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