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Dec. 18 opening date set for Jeffersonville's east-end crossing
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
EDITORIAL: Purdue letter from Mitch Daniels could aid post-election dialogue
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
COMMENTARY: Worries linger over manufacturing jobs even after Carrier deal
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Rail projects seen as transformational for Northwest Indiana region
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Norfolk Southern says count us out on Chicago rail bypass
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
OPINION: Carrier news about much more than trade
This issue is about federal regulation and tax policy
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
EDITORIAL: Americans can't be ignorant when it comes to Castro legacy
Monday, December 5, 2016
EDITORIAL: Beyond Carrier, Trump must change business climate
Monday, December 5, 2016
Standing Rock protests leave impact on communities, including in Indiana
About a dozen officers from Northwest Indiana were sent to North Dakota in late October as part of a Homeland Security agreement that allows to them to help a state in need
Friday, December 2, 2016
Manitowoc Sellersburg layoff plans remain, despite Trump's Carrier jobs save
Technology is replacing some manufacturing jobs, economist says
Friday, December 2, 2016
Great Lakes Basin asks feds to suspend environmental portion of rail study
But GLBT doesn't expect that to delay the 160-mile proposed line around Chicago
Friday, December 2, 2016
As Trump celebrates Carrier deal, other Hoosier workers still face job losses
News bittersweet for about 300 steelworkers at nearby Rexnord plant and 700 Carrier employees in Huntington
Friday, December 2, 2016
Great Lakes Basin explains key parts of $8 billion rail plan around Chicago
Says end-to-end travel time along 260-mile route would be a maximum of 12 hours
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Trump claims great victory for Hoosier workers in keeping some of their jobs
Carrier also is slated to receive as part of the deal up to $7 million in state tax credits over the next 10 years but still plans to move 1,300 jobs out of the U.S.
Thursday, December 1, 2016
EDITORIAL: Cheer the saved Carrier jobs, but scrutinize the deal
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Vectren reveals 20-year plan to use more renewable resources, retire coal plants
Utility does not anticipate seeking higher rates in the near future, CEO Carl Chapman says
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Now what? Legislators get question of what will replace ISTEP exams back in their laps
Panel suggests changes but not a replacement test
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
EDITORIAL: New impetus for fighting drug addiction
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
South Bend casino project could bring jobs, visitors and development
$400 million project is expected to create 2,000 permanent, full-time jobs and draw hundreds of daily visitors to the area
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Southern Indiana officials have hope for historic surgeon general's report on addiction
“It is a chronic illness that we must approach with the same skill and compassion that we approach heart disease, diabetes and cancer," he says
Monday, November 28, 2016
OPINION: The origins of American free trade
Free trade makes us better off in many small ways, whether it is with Illinois or India
Monday, November 28, 2016
EDITORIAL: Buncich, Snyder, Downs must resign
Sunday, November 27, 2016
EDITORIAL: East Chicago needs a champion
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Notre Dame, Indiana and Goshen among universities backing DACA
Saturday, November 26, 2016
New search-and-rescue drone stationed in Howard-Tipton County DNR district
Conservation officers are first state law-enforcement agents authorized to fly unmanned aircrafts
Friday, November 25, 2016
Bureau of Indian Affairs blesses $400 million South Bend casino, tribal village
Decision includes a cover letter congratulating the tribe and apologizing for past mistreatment of the group at the hands of the federal government
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Businesses have several options in wake of judge's overtime pay rule block
Human resource experts weigh in
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
U.S. Steel to pay $2.2 million fine, clean up Gary pollution
Agrees to remove tires it dumped in Gary, and to remove and dispose PCB-contaminated lights at Gary schools
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
EDITORIAL: Coal's future remains cloudy
New administration’s policies won’t make immediate impact
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Mayor, school superintendent write about Goshen residents' post-election worries
Calling on the community to come together in the wake of the presidential election that has left some students and residents feeling worried about their future
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
South Bend schools still trying to meet racial diversity goals
Five primary centers, one high school out of compliance
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Lake County sheriff shelters behind his badge for now
Monday, November 21, 2016
OPINION: What will a Trump presidency bring to economy?
If his policy matches his rhetoric, we risk a major trade war
Monday, November 21, 2016
Trump likely to have 'a different relationship with the news media,' IU experts say
“The best thing for the press is to treat it like any other presidency”
Monday, November 21, 2016
OPINION: In defense of the Electoral College
Eye on the pie
Monday, November 21, 2016
EDITORIAL: Indiana Congressional delegation shows needed bipartisan leanings
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Double Track's twist - LaPorte County's role in South Shore expansion
Construction cost is projected to be $265 million to $275 million
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Indiana exporters wary of possible Trump trade policies
The value of exported goods from Indiana rose from $22.9 billion in 2009 to a record $35.6 billion in 2014
Sunday, November 20, 2016
COMMENTARY: Birch Bayh tried for years to reform Electoral College to make every vote equal
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Why a small LaPorte County town flipped big for Trump
Hoosier precinct defies its Democratic vote history
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Drug epidemic leads to heightened need for foster parents in Indiana
Parental drug abuse cited as a factor 32 percent of the 2015 cases in which a child was removed from the home.
Saturday, November 19, 2016
EDITORIAL: A threat to open government
Friday, November 18, 2016
Feds: Lake County sheriff, Portage mayor indicted on corruption charges
Cases involve alleged soliciting and accepting money from tow company operators
Friday, November 18, 2016
EDITORIAL: Wearing out the shoe on the other foot
Friday, November 18, 2016
Clean air advocates push Vectren to shut down aging coal power plants
Two representatives of the marchers met with CEO Carl Chapman and Chase Kelley, vice president of marketing and communications
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Peru coal plant set to be demolished; project to full renovate site
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Could there be more to Notre Dame public records case?
Indiana legislators inadvertently make campus police subject to public records law
Thursday, November 17, 2016
250 residents plan lawsuits against East Chicago officials over lead contamination
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Indiana Democrats look inward after big election losses
Trump's pull on down-ballot races shocked party leaders
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Elkhart County Latinos, immigrants jittery after Trump's election
Many are left nervously wondering what comes next – whether they should be fearful
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
State GOP lawmaker from Goshen to propose total abortion ban in Indiana
Nisly's plan would delete regulations permitting abortion and treat all life as equal from the moment of conception, meaning the death of a fetus through abortion could be prosecuted identically to the murder of a child or an adult
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
EDITORIAL: Madison County hacker attack will cost more than ransom payment
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Briefed on Mounds Greenway project, Anderson City Council raises funding concerns
Trail between city and Muncie estimated to cost $15 million to $40 million depending on land acquisition expense
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
OPINION: Three quick lessons about the election
Like it or not, the 2016 election will have meaning for decades to come
Monday, November 14, 2016
OPINION: Silent minority needs to be heard
Eye on the pie
Monday, November 14, 2016
Trump could lift, or sink, Northwest Indiana economy
Sunday, November 13, 2016
EDITORIAL: America needs chance to heal
Sunday, November 13, 2016
COMMENTARY: Populist message puts Trump in White House
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Employers in Michiana rush to meet deadline for new overtime pay rule
Employers look at salary hikes, options before Dec. 1, 2016
Sunday, November 13, 2016
EDITORIAL: Daylight Saving Time should go away
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Army to industry: Old ammunition plants shaped the Clark County area
More than 35,000 people employed at its peak during World War II
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Bridge developer for I-69 over Ohio River in the works
The final price tag expected be between $800 million and $1 billion
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Edwardsport farmer aid to be on Trump's short list for secretary of agriculture
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Indiana Senate Democrats say they'll offer 3 immigration bills
Republicans and Indiana Chamber of Commerce lamment lack of action on federal level dealing with issue
Friday, November 11, 2016
State Sen. Jim Banks resigns, heads to D.C. to represent Indiana's 3rd District
Friday, November 11, 2016
FBI raids Lake County sheriff's offices; searches may have Porter ties
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Muncie officials won't disclose attorney fees for lawsuit, FBI probe
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Indiana manufacturing industry wary of Donald Trump's free-trade stance
IMA official says revoking NAFTA could complicate operations for some Hoosier businesses
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Senator-elect Todd Young focused on moving bills through lame-duck Congress
Congressman looks to get welfare reform bill on agenda
Thursday, November 10, 2016
IU experts: Trump could shift balance of Supreme Court over time
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Republican Trey Hollingsworth easily takes 9th Congressional District
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Jim Banks handily wins Indiana's 3rd Congressional District race
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Walorski defeats Coleman to earn third term in Congress for Indiana 2nd District
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Henry County inmates file lawsuit: Allege jail overcrowded, bad living conditions
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Indiana wants public input on new state rail plan
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
NIPSCO wants to build $399 million in coal ash safeguards
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
COMMENTARY: I-65 has a long record of deadly risks
Tuesday, November 8, 2016






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