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April 2, 2018


Gary Mayor: Lawmakers Need To Stay Out Of Our Schools

The mayor of Gary says lawmakers should avoid community specific mandates during the special session.

March 27, 2018


Deal Gives Students In Gary New Buses, Cuts District’s Costs

Students in a cash-strapped northwestern Indiana school district will get new school buses under an agreement that also saves the district more than $1 million a year.

February 22, 2018


Protesters Object To More Rules For Gary, Muncie Schools

Democratic state senators say a finances bill that enforces more rules on the distressed Gary and Muncie districts will eliminate public participation.

February 16, 2018


Gary Emergency Plan: Close High School, Reconfigure Grade Levels

The state-appointed manager of the Gary Community School Corporation told state officials a proposal to close two buildings is only the start of cutting costs.

January 9, 2018


Schools In Financial Trouble Could Get New Early Warning System

Lawmakers will consider legislation to identify and provide help to schools that are facing financial problems before they reach crisis levels.

December 7, 2017


Lawsuit: Indiana City Ordinance Violates Sanctuary City Ban

A conservative lawyer is suing the city of Gary for allegedly violating the state's ban on sanctuary cities with an ordinance approved earlier this year.

November 28, 2017


Audit Finds Gary Superintendent Should Repay $30K Bonuses

A clause under Pruitt's contract between July 2012 and June 2015 provided for a $10,000 bonus per year "to be agreed upon by the Board and the Superintendent."

November 8, 2017


Chief Of 2 Gary Casinos: Smoking Ban Would Cost City Revenue

The CEO of Gary's two casinos says a proposed smoking ban would cost the northwestern Indiana city revenue by driving gamblers to other casinos.

October 2, 2017


Indiana Officials Optimistic About Railroad Line Upgrades

Indiana officials say a 90-year-old plan to speed travel times, add trains and attract more passengers on the South Shore railroad could finally happen.

September 20, 2017


Indiana Mayor Calls On Amazon To Bring New Headquarters To Gary

Gary's mayor posted an ad in the New York Times Monday that addressed Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos.

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