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  • Ross Barbour dies at 82; original member of the Four Freshmen

    Ross Barbour dies at 82; original member of the Four Freshmen
    Ross Barbour, the last surviving original member of the Four Freshmen, the influential close-harmony vocal quartet that came to fame in the 1950s with hits such as "Graduation Day," has died. He was 82.
  • Gary Hammer dies at 57; plant hunter and horticulturalist

    Gary Hammer dies at 57; plant hunter and horticulturalist
    He had been called the Indiana Jones of horticulture, breaking his leg while hanging from a cliff in Mexico to collect bromeliads and facing down the rifles of Ecuadorean soldiers who mistook him for a spy. Nurseryman Gary Hammer "risked life and limb,...

    Federal deal on Indiana coal plants aims to clear Chicago's air

    Federal deal on Indiana coal plants aims to clear Chicago's air
    In a move that could help clean up Chicago's chronically dirty air, the Obama administration on Thursday brokered a legal deal that cracks down on some of the biggest sources of pollution along the southern shore of Lake Michigan. As part of the...

    Practicing the permaculture he preaches

    Practicing the permaculture he preaches
    Marshall Willoughby could pass for a homeless man as he sips coffee outside a neighborhood bar in his adopted hometown of Gary, Ind. His eyebrows are wild and bushy, his worn clothes flaked with sawdust and spotted with grease. But the passers-by from...

    Good news for Gary

    Good news for Gary
    Last August, Gordon "Big Daddy" Biffle arrived in Las Vegas with no expectations, a man who a year prior was working in East Chicago carrying 50-pound pieces of sheetrock in steel-toed boots. Now, actor Michael Clarke Duncan and reality TV personality...