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WEST LAFAYETTE — If you’ve been to your neighborhood farmers market or seen a small “local” section pop up in your grocery store, you may have noticed a trend: People want to know where their food is coming from, and the agricultural industry is responding. The number of farmers markets in t…

You may have heard me mention from time-to-time (or yelled from a megaphone) that white processed sugar is evil. Most types of sugar are terrible for your body, just awful. The best substitute for using sugar is not to, at all! But we, as a people, seem to have a collective sweet tooth and a…

COLUMBUS – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana has ordered the fiduciaries of the Dorel Juvenile Group Inc. Welfare Benefit Plan to pay restitution of $145,635 to 596 employees of the Dorel Juvenile Group Inc.’s California, Indiana, and Massachusetts facilities who p…

ANDERSON — For the past two months, Anderson cardiologist Anne Ford has been fielding calls from anxious patients wondering whether they should continue taking a low-dose aspirin every day to protect themselves against heart attacks.

INDIANAPOLIS – Iconic pop-rock band Hootie & the Blowfish appeared on NBC’s TODAY this morning to announce a highly anticipated return to full-time touring in 2019, as the foursome sets out on the 2019 Group Therapy Tour with direct support from special guests Barenaked Ladies. The tour …

ANDERSON — Ever since humans first used their charcoal-stained fingers to trace the outline of a buffalo or mammoth, art has been about nature.

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors to give now to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season.

INDIANAPOLIS – After selling more than half a million tickets at their initial on sale, KISS announced the second leg of their final tour ever set for 2019, appropriately named END OF THE ROAD. The initial tour announcement was made at Halloween and featured a first set of dates, some of whi…

When planning a trip, we often search for an unusual business, place or activity that might result in a good story.

WEST LAFAYETTE — During the holiday season, it can be difficult for even the most determined of us to stick to a healthy diet. A piece of Halloween candy here, a pumpkin spice latte there, and suddenly we’re left feeling like we forgot what vegetables taste like.

WEST LAFAYETTE – Consumers heading to grocery stores this Thanksgiving will find many reasons to give thanks. Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and department head of Purdue’s Department of Agricultural Economics, said estimated turkey prices will ring in at a 10-year low around $1.45 per…

INDIANAPOLIS – Today, after an iconic 20+ years of music, Columbia Records Grammy-winning multi-platinum selling band Train officially releases their highly anticipated Greatest Hits album and simultaneously announces a legendary summer tour with co-headliners and Grammy-nominated rockers, t…

INDIANAPOLIS – Tickets go on sale this Friday for the CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo, live at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for two nights only at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 and Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019.

WEST LAFAYETTE — For veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder, service dogs might be able to offer both behavioral and physiological benefits to help counter some of those symptoms, according to research that is being led by the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine.

Small-town festivals nearly always offer an enjoyable experience, especially for distant travelers who encounter local residents who delight in showing off their community and culture.

As people age, their chance of developing a health-related issue increases. For example, some older adults battle cancer, arthritis and weakening bones and joints. These are only a few health problems where people turn to pain management techniques like opioids for relief.

FRANKTON — The 22 students in Jessica Patton’s kindergarten class at Frankton Elementary School were learning their ABCs, dancing and wiggling to a hip, 21st-century version of the alphabet song, when Assistant Principal Joe Bowman asked to interrupt for a short lesson of his own.

WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University researchers are testing whether a light-active version of heme, the molecule responsible for transporting oxygen in blood circulation, may help people infected with MRSA.

INDIANAPOLIS - On Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the Indiana State Library will host the Indiana Genealogy and Local History Fair in downtown Indianapolis. Admission is free and the event is open to the general public. The library is located at 315 W. Ohio St.

Two time Pulitzer Prize winning author and New York University Professor David Levering Lewis has released his latest book entitled “The Improbable Wendell Willkie, The Businessman Who Saved the Republican Party and His Country, and conceived a New World Order.”

WEST LAFAYETTE – More than 230 million invasive surgeries are performed worldwide each year – and nearly all of those procedures create additional tissue damage from stitches and staples. Researchers at Purdue University are hoping to significantly decrease that damage with a new surgical ad…

INDIANAPOLIS — Across Indianapolis this morning, members of the public are being trained to save lives by administering naloxone. The events -- in partnership with Indiana University’s Responding to the Addictions Crisis Grand Challenge, IU Health, the Indianapolis Public Library, Overdose L…

ANDERSON — As her three young daughters race from the sand pit to pumpkin patch, barely stopping to be interested in the baby calf, Kirsten Diedrich sighs and smiles.

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the addition of commodities to the trade mitigation package aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. Starting Monday, Sept. 24, producers of shelled almond…

ST. LOUIS — The global animal agriculture industry consumes 97 percent of all U.S. soybean meal, and U.S. farmers are diligent about practices to ensure that U.S. soybean meal is a dependable feed ingredient.

INDIANAPOLIS — In 2009, Tony Lawson and Krista Severid took the stage as backwoodsman Adam and his spunky bride Milly in the Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre’s production of the Broadway version of the MGM film “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.”

WEST LAFAYETTE and CHICAGO – Agricultural producer sentiment increased modestly in August after dipping sharply in July, according to the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer reading. The barometer, which is based on a monthly survey of 400 agricultural producers from acro…

INDIANAPOLIS – As many times as you might see Disney’s “The Lion King,” you might forget that for nearly the first 30 minutes no song is sung in English.

One of the pleasures of a leisurely road trip away from interstates and through rural America is the time it allows to explore roadside attractions.

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