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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterTuesday marks the first day that low-income residents can seek help with their heating bills from the government's Energy Assistance Program, but there's a catch. Millions of dollars in cuts proposed by Congress and President Obama mean that there likely...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - Sometimes we forget what it means to be an American. But for the 136 people holding U.S. flags Friday in the University of Notre Dame’s Washington Hall, the knowledge of the rights and obligations of an American citizen were clear....
SOUTH BEND — About 700 workers laid off from South Bend's A.J. Wright distribution center are looking ahead, and local organizations are leading the push to help them. Mountains of snow hid the dozen or so cars in the parking lot outside A.J....
This morning, as hundreds gathered for a breakfast for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, two educators and four people who serve hospitals received honors for being — in King’s words — "drum majors" for community service. South Bend Mayor...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Press Association is reporting that decorated film actor Pete Postlethwaite has died at the age of 64. It quotes longtime friend Andrew Richardson as saying Monday that Postlethwaite died in hospital in Shropshire,...
Help is available for area students and their parents in completing financial aid forms for college and other post-secondary schooling. The University of Notre Dame’s Trio programs office will offer free help from 9 a.m. to noon each Saturday...
SOUTH BEND — Community leaders gathered Saturday at La Casa de Amistad to protest Senate Bill 590, a proposed Arizona-style immigration law making its way through the Indiana General Assembly. "We gather today as concerned members of the Michiana...
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SOUTH BEND -- Two local groups are planning to speak out against a proposed immigration enforcement bill in Indiana Saturday. La Casa de Amistad and Transforming Action both oppose Senate Bill 590. The groups say the legislation is a distraction from...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Immigration
Salsa dancers know that it's crucial to have a partner with good rhythmic chemistry. The same could be said of salsa music, a flamboyant genre that can be picky about sharing the floor with others. So it's noteworthy that at the 15th annual L.A. Salsa...
Wendy Greuel's resume is dotted with the political accomplishments of a politician on the rise. But there was an unconventional detour: her stint as an executive at DreamWorks SKG, working alongside Hollywood titans Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg...
SOUTH BEND -- The University of Notre Dame will partner with several local organizations to host the second annual Innovative-Thinkers Camp, a two-week summer experience designed for youths in grades seven through nine. The camp will run from 9 a.m....
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