Two indicted for defrauding federal program

Two people are facing charges in northwest Indiana in separate indictments related to violations of the U.S. Treasury Department's Blight Elimination Program.

Purdue Northwest lands $530k NSF grant

Two Purdue University Northwest professors are being awarded nearly $530,000 from the National Science Foundation. Neeti Parashar, professor of physics, and Jim Dolen, assistant professor of physics, will receive the multiyear grant to further their particle physics research.

Iron Workers president pleads guilty in extortion case

Two union officials, including the current president, from Iron Workers Local 395 in Portage have pleaded guilty in federal court to extortion charges. Federal officials say the charges stem from a violent worksite brawl four years ago

Specialty Steel Works announces transition

The board of directors of Hammond-based Specialty Steel Works Incorporated has appointed a new company leader. President and chief operating officer Michael Salamon was made president and chief executive officer effective Monday.

Purdue Northwest partners with university in Vietnam

Purdue University Northwest's College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences is embarking on a new partnership with a university in Vietnam.

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Midland Metal Products in Hammond to cut ribbon

Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr. and the city of Hammond Development are officially celebrating Midland Metal Products beginning operations in the former Lear building in the Lake County city. A public ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Tuesday.

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Higher minimum wage for Indiana is ‘a long shot,’ senator says

Do you think Indiana's minimum wage should go up to $15 an hour? One state senator who thinks so will introduce legislation that would get it there by 2021.

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