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2010-04-26 11:47:00

More than 230 Will Attend CHICAGO, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Calumet Summit 2010 Committee: WHAT: More than 230 researchers, educators, public officials, and other stakeholders will participate in an unprecedented bi-state effort to re-think the ecological future of the Calumet Region, one of the world's most diverse landscapes.

2010-02-12 08:51:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L.B. Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR), headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, is providing steel sheet piling for improvements to the Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor. The Port has awarded a $3.7 million contract to L.B.

2008-10-06 21:00:17

By Scott Richardson Dominick "Big Knobs" Culjan, a premiere Illinois River fishing guide and good friend, died last year after he fell from a tree stand. With archery season underway, please be careful. The U.S.

2008-08-04 15:00:28

By Robert Mitchum, Chicago Tribune Aug. 4--Authorities resumed their search Monday morning for a 13-year-old Chicago boy who presumably drowned Saturday while swimming at a Lake Michigan beach in Indiana.

2008-07-20 06:00:24

By Lauren Viera, Chicago Tribune Jul. 20--1. BIRDING Loons, vultures, sandpipers, herons, cranes, hawks, grebes ... they all make their home in various pockets of the Lakeshore. Some are here by accident; others come to breed and fly south for the winter.

2007-07-09 18:04:05

Wind, a lack of rain and generous sunshine have combined to keep beaches on the southern shore of Lake Michigan bacteria-free and inviting to swimmers so far this summer.

2006-11-10 18:00:35

By Andrea Holecek, The Times, Munster, Ind. Nov. 9--Mittal Steel USA has established an application process for those seeking entry-level, hourly positions at its Indiana and Illinois plants. "We're not hiring now," company spokesman David Allen said. "It's for when we need to.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.