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New art exhibitions can be viewed at the White Ripple Gallery in Hammond, Calumet College of St. Joseph in Whiting and South Suburban College in South Holland.
HAMMOND | The Lincoln Funeral Train exhibit served as a classroom Thursday when hundreds of school children toured the exhibit.
ST. JOHN | A retired St. John officer who is at the center of a Lake County grand jury probe released a statement Thursday saying he will be vindicated. 
The United Steelworkers union is asking ArcelorMittal to invest in its U.S. facilities, but the multinational company has been pursuing capital projects in other countries instead.
Chicago recently enacted a new sales tax increase, which is wonderful music to the ears and cash registers of our retail merchants in Northwest Indiana, as NWI chambers of commerce enter the t…

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