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  • Visclosky annual town forums start Thursday

    Visclosky annual town forums start Thursday
    Each year when U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky announces his January town forums, he waits for the barrage. “The questions can range from what’s going on with the South Shore extension to whatever is on townspeople’s minds,” said...
  • Computers get new lease on life

    Computers get new lease on life
    Rahadi Lohman's challenge was to replace a worn track pad button on a five-year-old Hewlett-Packard laptop. But first he had to carefully remove a foot-long panel and safely put aside a collection of tiny screws. "The left click button is worn away so...
  • PUC class helps businesses put more pop in their profile

    PUC class helps businesses put more pop in their profile
    Things couldn’t have looked worse for Candy Point Inc., a Calumet City, Illinois-based candy shop, when Sears left as an anchor of River Oaks Shopping Center. Foot traffic left and other businesses that made their home in that section of the mall...
  • GOP helps shrink middle class

    Under the Republican “leadership” of Mitch Daniels and Mike Pence, our last two governors, Indiana can proudly proclaim that it’s the eighth-worst educated state in the country, according to a survey by Education Week Research Center....
  • Health briefs for Nov. 26

    Healthy heart diet classes Porter Health Care System will offer a number of classes on healthy heart diets in December, according to a release from the medical provider. The free classes will provide an understanding on how to read food labels and...
  • HU receives $3.5 million grant from U.S. Department of Education for STEM

    Hampton University received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to promote learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields. The university received the federal funds for STEM education under a new initiative...
  • USC is no longer top U.S. spot for international students

    USC is no longer top U.S. spot for international students
    For the first time in 13 years, USC has lost its title as the leader in recruiting lucrative foreign students, according to a new report. USC enrolled about 10,900 students from outside the country in the last academic year, according to a survey of U....
  • 11th Congressional District race overview

    Bill Foster Current job: Congressman Age: 59 Born in: Madison, Wis. Lives in: Naperville Personal: Married to Aesook Byon; two adult children from previous marriage Education: Bachelor's degree, University of Wisconsin at Madison (1975); doctorate...
  • Football: One Hit Too Many

    Football: One Hit Too Many
    Last month, UConn quarterback Casey Cochran stunned fans by announcing that he was quitting football after suffering a concussion, the last of several he absorbed playing the game he loved. The son of legendary high school coach Jack Cochran, Casey...
  • New plants man all about bringing more gardens to Virginia Zoo experience

    The Virginia Zoo is all about animals – and, increasingly, all about plants. There are more 10 themed gardens that make up the zoo's 53-acre experience. There's the White Garden with its cooling ambiance of pale flowers. There's the fiery...
  • Purdue University shooter found dead in Indiana prison

    Purdue University shooter found dead in Indiana prison
    A former Purdue University student who admitted killing a fellow student on campus in January has been found dead in prison of an apparent suicide, a state prison official said on Wednesday. Cody Cousins, 24, was found unresponsive Tuesday night in...