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WEST LAFAYETTE – Wallace Tyner, the James and Lois Ackerman Professor of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, passed away on Saturday (Aug. 17) after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife Jean, his sons Davis and Jeffrey, their wives, and four grandchildren.

WEST LAFAYETTE — Cold atmospheric plasma technology, currently the only way to remove microscopic cancer tumors remaining from surgery, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for first-ever use in a clinical trial.

WASHINGTON D.C. — Sheena Tan, a student at West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School, is one of 350 high school students from across the United States to be selected as a 2019-2020 recipient of the highly prestigious Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Scholarship.

INDIANAPOLIS – Despite a closing weekend that included severe weather, this year’s hero-centric Indiana State Fair closed with 878,857 people traveling to the fairgrounds for the 17-day event.

LAFAYETTE — Junior Achievement of Greater Lafayette, which empowers young people to own their economic success through work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, announces the appointment of their new Executive Director, Jen Edwards.

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LAFAYETTE — The end of summer can only mean one thing, school is back in session. School buses will be back on the road and troopers with the Indiana State Police Lafayette Post will be hitting the roads to watch for stop arm violations. High visibility enforcement will be used to encourage …

WEST LAFAYETTE – In its inaugural call to action, Purdue Engineering’s Cislunar Initiative took a giant leap forward in advancing humankind’s presence in space and the development of the economy in the “cislunar region,” the orbital area encompassing the Earth and moon.

WEST LAFAYETTE – Ah, the joys of living out in the country: the quiet, the space and the peacefulness. Then there’s the internet connection, which can go from bad to worse quickly in many rural areas.

LAFAYETTE — The Indiana State Police Lafayette Post is joining about 230 law-enforcement agencies across Indiana and thousands nationwide in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization. From mid-August through Labor Day, police will be working overtime to arrest impaired drivers. Expect …

LAFAYETTE — Food Finders Food Bank announced last week a $4,000 grant from The Darden Foundation to help provide hunger-relief to North Central Indiana families. The funds will be used to support the operating costs of Food Finders’ Food Resource & Education Center (FREC). The FREC house…

WEST LAFAYETTE – Farmers have spent much of 2019 dealing with the challenges that come with an unprecedented wet spring, navigating fluctuating markets, learning about new production alternatives, and adapting to new technologies. These and other issues will be addressed on Sept. 5 at Purdue…

LAFAYETTE — Junior Achievement of Greater Lafayette will be hosting its first Designer Purse Bingo, taking place on Thursday, August 22 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. in the BizTown space brought to you by Art of Framing!

LAFAYETTE — On August 2, 2019 there was a confirmed case of Hepatitis A in the Tippecanoe County Jail. The Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Department was notified on August 2 and immediately notified the Tippecanoe County Health Department.

There’s nature to be had for all sorts of sleeping habits. For the early risers, there is bird watching. For the late sleepers, there is mid-day butterfly watching. And for the night owls, there are moths.

It was happy hour at the "Frog Shack," a tiny building at the Los Angeles Zoo offering all the amenities that Southern California's rarest - and perhaps fussiest - amphibians might need to survive. Aeration and water filtration systems hummed softly in rows of temperature-controlled tanks, where tadpoles of the southern mountain yellow-legged frog binged on a mix of algae flakes and vitamins. ...

CHICAGO - Most people who have a license to own a gun will never know what it is like to shoot and kill another human being. That's exactly how it should be. But increasingly, since Illinois became the last state to pass a concealed carry law in 2013, people are killing other people with legal guns. And no one, it seems, is all that interested in determining whether the shootings are ...

Dear Mr. Dad: My wife is due to give birth in about two months and we're worried about our dog, a 120-pound Bernese mountain dog who's less of a pet and more a part of the family. We keep hearing that it's dangerous to have a giant dog around a newborn and that we should start looking for a new home for him. Is it? And is there some way to prepare our dog and keep our baby safe? A: ...

Because the husband is more a kid at heart than I am, he says we need to find souvenirs for the grandkids while on a trip we are taking. I can be a kid at heart, too, but I also can be a mathematician-and even cheap, tacky souvenirs x 11 grands, quickly adds up. The better half states that adults may be divided on the value of tacky souvenirs, but children are not. He says that children are of ...