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  • Mario Andretti petition to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom started

    Mario Andretti petition to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom started
    The license plate on Jim Knipe's car reads "69 INDY." Last year, he said, Mario Andretti autographed the plate for him. "I'm a pretty heavy-duty Mario Andretti fan," Knipe, a 58-year-old Bethlehem resident, said this week. Considering that it has...
  • Historians, locals recall long-vanished Roby Speedway

    Historians, locals recall long-vanished Roby Speedway
    HAMMOND — A racetrack near the Indiana/Illinois state line that once drew thousands of spectators in the early days of auto racing has largely faded from memory, but its history has been preserved. Historical facts, memories and stories of the...
  • Giving the Southland a big lift

    Giving the Southland a big lift
    You might say that John "Jack" Lanigan Sr. has a new "pair of shoes," ones that comes with lifts. He started Mi-Jack Products more than 60 years ago in the basement of his home, and today the company's self-propelled gantry cranes are at work around the...
  • Sage Karam's IndyCar test ends with crash into wall

    Sage Karam's IndyCar test ends with crash into wall
    Sage Karam is scheduled to make his non-Indianapolis 500 debut in the Verizon IndyCar Series next week in St. Petersburg, Fla., but his first day on the track with other series cars didn't go well on Monday. Driving a Chevy-powered car for Chip...
  • Chicago to be named a model for financial education

    Chicago to be named a model for financial education
    Does Chicago have the key to teaching its citizens about money so they make better financial choices and live more prosperous lives? The federal government thinks the city just might. On Thursday, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will dub Chicago...
  • IndyCar Series 2015: un torrente de ocurrencias con Castroneves, Kanaan, Montoya, Muñoz y Chaves

    IndyCar Series 2015: un torrente de ocurrencias con Castroneves, Kanaan, Montoya, Muñoz y Chaves
    Un piloto con alma de policía cuyo gran sueño es encarcelar a todos los malandrines; otro bailarín que, sin embargo, se siente “más cómodo” conduciendo un bólido a 250 millas por hora que danzando; y una leyenda con la etiqueta de gran...
  • Joey Logano wins Daytona 500

    Joey Logano wins Daytona 500
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano, the driver who has spent seven years trying to live up to impossible expectations, raced to his first career Daytona 500 victory Sunday as he continued to reward Roger Penske for catapulting him into one of...
  • Nazareth's Karam among the stars at sports autograph session

    Nazareth's Karam among the stars at sports autograph session
    Racing and wrestling have always brought the father and son together. From the endless cross country commutes to go-kart races … to the times when the kid went against his old man's wrestling team … to his meteoric rise to IndyCar phenom....
  • Cleveland Clinic shows off new neurology-cancer center

    Cleveland Clinic shows off new neurology-cancer center
    The debris and scorch marks are gone after a fire last week at the soon-to-open neurology and cancer center at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston. Today, sun streams through the building's large windows and reflects on white walls meant to soothe patients...
  • Scouting Combine being embraced by Penn State's James

    Jesse James heard all the recommendations from the establishment and, like his more famous namesake would have done, thumbed his nose at them. Told to go back to Penn State for another season, the chiseled, 6-foot-7, 270-pound tight end instead decided to...
  • Nazareth's Sage Karam gets a ride in St. Pete Grand Prix

    On Sunday, Sage Karam moved back into Indianapolis. Last year, Karam lived in the hub of Indy-car racing only for the racing season. He'd undoubtedly like it to be more permanent this time. On Tuesday, the former Nazareth High wrestler and 2013...