Kirby Social Media Firestorm Continues With Cop Comments

 Please Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter A statement purported to be from a police officer, suggests that Kevin Kirby was arrested as a result of comments made on social media.  The controversy began last week when Kirby, who was out on bond on an unrelated felony charge, made a comment indicating that it would “be the

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NIRPC Reschedules Gary Meeting

The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission’s CRP update public meeting on public transit, originally scheduled to take place at the Adam Benjamin Metro Center in Gary on September 30, has been moved to October 7. It will take place from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Adam Benjamin Metro Center and all are welcome to attend.  No reason for the change was provided.

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Lear Worker’s Ratify Contract, Eliminate Two Tier Pay Structure

In a move that is seen as a major victory for the UAW, Lear workers ratified a four year contract eliminating the two tier pay structure.  Under the former structure, tier 2 workers, hired after 2007, made between $11 and $16 per hour.  Tier 1 workers, hired prior to the year 2007, were capped at just under $20 per hour.

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Kim Robinson Campaign HQ Gets HUGE Tax Break, Documents Raise Questions

by Ken Davidson   Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and the Gary City Council made several statements at City Council last week regarding property tax collection rates.  The Gazette is now looking into several issues with those collection rates.   This is the first article in that series. The campaign headquarters of Calumet Township Trustee Candidate Kimberly Robinson has received a sizable

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