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Purdue extends tuition freeze 8th year, will give $500 bonus to staff
President Mitch Daniels says tuition freeze will go through 2020-21; bonus will go to staff making $75K or less
Monday, February 18, 2019
Project Swaddle tackles infant mortality by serving rural mothers
Franciscan Health's program has conducted 300 home visits for mothers in rural areas with high-risk pregnancies.
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Tippecanoe County commissioner asks for ordinance to ban wind farms
Area Plan Commission Director Sally Fahey says turbines not needed for any local economic boost
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Purdue accused of retaliation for sexual assault claims, women argue it's campus 'policy'
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Big chunks taken out of 'eyesore' I-65 hotel that hasn't booked guests since 2003
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Purdue research team develops process to convert plastic into fuel
Claims it can convert more than 90 percent of polyolefin waste into many different products, including pure polymers, naphtha, fuels or monomer
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Hoosier State train route could derail without state cash
The line’s ridership is the smallest of Amtrak’s state-supported routes, and its ridership has declined over the past five years
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Purdue's Union Club Hotel closing for $35 million renovation
Friday, February 8, 2019
Purdue strikes deal between Online Writing Lab, educational tools company
Deal would be worth “upwards of seven figures” to Purdue, says director of Purdue Writing Lab
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Plastic straw ban? Not quite, as West Lafayette pushes restaurants to cut back
City measure calls on restaurants to cut back on use of plastic straws and other utensils
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Opioid problems increasing in White County
Had a higher rate of opioid deaths in 2018 than its neighboring counties
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Indiana public broadcast stations adding staff, expanding news programming
News gathering and reporting will ramp up over the next several months, IPB officials said, thanks to grants
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Hemp is legal; Can I grow it in Indiana? It isn't easy to be allowed to do it
Growers will need to purchase seeds certified by the Office of Indiana State Chemist, but good luck finding them
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Purdue's Mitch Daniels bemoans campus civics illiteracy, calls for test to graduate
Wants faculty to help come up with a graduation requirement on the American system
Monday, January 28, 2019
Purdue athletic department tops $100 million in revenue for first time in 2017-18
Monday, January 28, 2019
Tipmont REMC promises economic growth in rural Indiana through broadband internet
Purdue study says higher speeds provide benefits to  telemedicine, education, business investment, consumer savings and farm income changes
Thursday, January 24, 2019
2% restaurant tax in Greater Lafayette dead on arrival at Statehouse ... for now
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Recent report claims 90 percent of American colleges restrict freedom of speech
"Private institutions are within their rights to limit speech, and that's something protected by law," says Indiana Wesyleyn dean of students
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Gender-neutral locker room? West Lafayette tries selling idea for new rec center
Mayor floats plans for private rooms around common locker room in city's $34 million facility
Monday, January 21, 2019
Rape by fraud? 2 bills look to fix an Indiana loophole that let one Purdue student go free
The acquittal of a Purdue student who admitted he had sex with a freshman who thought he was her boyfriend sparked outrage a year ago
Sunday, January 20, 2019






Editor, John C. DePrez Jr.; Executive Editor, Carol Rogers; Publishers: IBRC and IAR


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