WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has named Purdue University as the new host of the Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC). Beth Hall, Indiana state climatologist, will direct the center for five years with $3.1 million in federal base funding.

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Vultures play an important role in the ecosystem cleaning up animal carcasses from the landscape. However, although primarily scavengers, some black vultures cause problems for cattle operators in southern Indiana, harassing and even preying on young calves and other l…

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Mayor John Dennis, West Lafayette, in partnership with the West Lafayette Go Greener Commission, is joining mayors across the country in asking residents to make a long-term commitment to manage water resources more wisely by taking part in the annual Wyland National M…

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CARBONDALE, Ill. — Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Lincoln Weber has earned a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Award, which is among the pinnacle of honors for undergraduate research students.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Public comments are sought regarding historic preservation projects tentatively expected to receive federal financial assistance through the U.S. Department of Interior’s National Park Service Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) program for FY 2021.

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STATEHOUSE – Local high school graduates are gaining experience as interns with State Reps. Don Lehe (R-Brookston), Sharon Negele (R-Attica) and their fellow members of the Indiana House of Representatives during the 2021 legislative session.

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University on Friday (April 9) officially launched Purdue’s Next Moves – five new distinct strategic initiatives designed to advance the university’s competitive advantage in its continuing quest for leadership among the world’s top research and teaching institutions.

CEDARVILLE, OH — When sophomore Ellen Davis, an early education and special education double major from Lafayette, Indiana, was asked about her passions and hopes for the school of education, her childhood alongside a younger brother with Down syndrome inspired an advocacy event to encourage…

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers ages 30 and older are now eligible to sign up for a free COVID-19 vaccine, the Indiana Department of Health announced today. This expansion of eligibility makes the vaccine available to more than 840,000 additional Hoosiers.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Garden enthusiasts, local officials and community volunteers are invited to attend Purdue Extension’s Grass to Garden signature program this spring. Realizing that every garden project is unique, the Grass to Garden program guides participants through the stages of dev…

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A seasoned construction professional dispatched in response to Hurricane Katrina, Randy Rapp found out fast that a disaster recovery job presents special challenges, with time of the essence, unanticipated and difficult conditions in play, and immediate, accurate and t…

City council in Placerville, Calif., votes to remove noose from logo The Placerville City Council voted unanimously late Tuesday to remove the noose symbol from the logo of the California city. The “meeting has been a long time coming,” said Mayor Dennis Thomas. The issue was first raised last summer when council members discussed removing the noose. The City Council decided to delay the ...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday formally announced a Sept. 11 deadline to end military involvement in Afghanistan, arguing that the 2001 terrorist attacks that led to the U.S. invasion can no longer justify prolonging an unwinnable war. “We went to Afghanistan because of a horrific attack that happened 20 years ago,” Biden said, referring to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on New ...

A stop-and-start week for the Orioles and Mariners at Camden Yards continued Wednesday with a second postponement in three nights, with the game to be made up as part of a single-admission doubleheader Thursday beginning at 12:35 p.m. The teams were scheduled to play a four-game series Monday through Thursday, but Monday’s game was postponed after a 1 hour, 40 minute delay. The Orioles and ...

MINNEAPOLIS — An expert witness in the Derek Chauvin trial on Wednesday backed the defense's contention that George Floyd died of cardiac arrest combined with illicit drugs in his body and not from a lack of oxygen while pinned to the pavement by the now-fired police officer for more than 9 minutes late last spring. The testimony of Dr. David Fowler, who recently retired after 17 years as the ...