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Spring 2015

Arts Update

Upcoming events in Northwest Indiana and Greater South Bend by John Cain Northwest Indiana The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra will close out its 2014-15 concert season on Thursday, May 14, with a celebration of American composer George Gershwin, whose jazz-influenced compositions spanned both popular and classical genres. Lyric Opera of Chicago alumni Kimberly Jones and …

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Attorney and Fashion Artist

For Mark Roscoe, both professions involve creative problem-solving. by Laurie Wink What woman doesn’t dream of appearing at a red-carpet event, looking stunning from head to toe in a couture ensemble designed just for her? Mark Roscoe makes these dreams come true from his design studio in Valparaiso. Operating under the business name Mark Roscoe …

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Black and Blue Over Purple

NLRB’s decision related to email systems may trouble employers. by Jerry Lutkus Many employers have email policies that prohibit employees from using the company’s email for non-work purposes. If you have a no-tolerance policy, a recent decision of the National Labor Relations Board should cause you to take another look at it. The new decision …

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Residential Real Estate Update

Prepare well for the most affordable mortgage options. by Phil Britt The Northwest Indiana housing market should be solid again in 2015, slightly ahead of the pace of a solid 2014, according to local experts. Most of the buying and selling of homes occurs in the spring and early summer, with real estate showings picking …

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Cyber Security Opportunities

Threats are ever-increasing, and so are jobs for security specialists. by Michael Tu With the recent high-profile cyber incidents targeting Sony Pictures, Anthem, Home Depot and Target, cybersecurity has become a major concern for businesses and consumers, as well as our government’s national security agencies. Today, businesses are facing formidable challenges to cybersecurity because of …

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Cambridge Companies

Griffith construction company making a name in faraway places. by Michael Puente As companies go, Cambridge Companies of Griffith isn’t exactly the most well known in Northwest Indiana. But while folks around here may not have the 26-year-old company’s name on the tip of their tongues, Cambridge is making a name for itself nationally, especially …

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Sarah Fisher, Businesswoman

Pioneering race car driver settles into the ownership role. by Ben Smith The question stumps her, seven years along. There is a pause. A longer pause. Finally a soft exhale floats across the miles and through the cellphone pressed to your ear, and in your mind’s eye you can see her on the other end: …

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Public Schools Are Performing

We must stop diverting precious public funds to charters and vouchers. While public education has been the cornerstone of our democracy, the state of Indiana has been increasing the funding for the privatization of education. Charter schools and vouchers are being given taxpayer dollars at the expense of public schools. Indiana now has a three-tiered …

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