WEST LAFAYETTE — A new, old industry. That’s how the U.S. Department of Agriculture characterizes hemp, a versatile crop grown around the world for thousands of years, including in the U.S., before being effectively outlawed in the 1970s because hemp and marijuana are from the same plant.

WEST LAFAYETTE — A new, old industry. That’s how the U.S. Department of Agriculture characterizes hemp, a versatile crop grown around the world for thousands of years, including in the U.S., before being effectively outlawed in the 1970s because hemp and marijuana are from the same plant.

INDIANA — With the recent temperature drops across the state, Indiana Conservation Officers are advising Hoosiers across the state of the potential hazards of being on frozen lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams, according to information from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

TIPPECANOE COUNTY — Last week, Sgt. Piers stopped a 2007 Dodge Durango for traveling 95 mph in a 65 mph zone near the 175 mile-marker on Interstate 65 northbound. The vehicle came to a stop on the 175 exit ramp from Interstate 65 northbound to State Road 25. Sgt. Piers was talking to the dri…

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WEST LAFAYETTE — High school seniors William Herrell and identical twins Jenelle and Sydney Ward hail from rural Indiana communities, excited about starting the next chapter in their lives: college. Now, they have something else in common: The Wards and Herrell are the first Fast Start progr…

LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette Meijer Store has graciously donated $5,000 towards the ‘Shop with the Mayor’ program for 50 underprivileged children selected from local schools and area not-for-profit agencies in Greater Lafayette. Each child will receive a $100 gift card to be used at Meijer to b…

LAFAYETTE — Due to concerns with the potential community spread of the COVID virus over the traditional holiday times, the Lafayette School Corporation will return to school on Monday, January 4 and continue through Friday, January 8, 2021 with all schools switching to virtual instruction.

JASPER COUNTY — Saturday evening, troopers responded to a multi-vehicle crash on I-65, southbound at the 229 mile-marker. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Nicholas Isajczuk shows that at approximately 4:54 p.m., a Toyota Solara sideswiped a Chevrolet Impala. The Chevrolet Impala then rea…

WEST LAFAYETTE — A fireball lit up the Australian sky in the first week of December, as Japan’s Hayabusa2 asteroid explorer sent a capsule containing pieces of nearby asteroid Ryugu down to the Earth’s surface.

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WEST LAFAYETTE — A fireball lit up the Australian sky in the first week of December, as Japan’s Hayabusa2 asteroid explorer sent a capsule containing pieces of nearby asteroid Ryugu down to the Earth’s surface.

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WEST LAFAYETTE — Technology similar to massive search engines used to scour the web may soon be used to provide new insights into consumer behavior and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on economies across the world.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Prevail Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: PRVL). The acquisition establishes a new modality for drug discovery and development at Lilly, extending Lilly's research efforts through the creation of a gene therapy program that will be anchored by Prevail's portfolio of clinical-stage and preclinical neuroscience assets.

During the 16 weeks she’s been pregnant, Tara Larson has closely followed information about COVID-19. She knows pregnant women are more likely to get severely ill should they get the virus; she knows that pregnant women were excluded from vaccine trials, so data is limited. With a police officer husband who interacts with the public daily and months to go in her pregnancy, the 40-year-old ...

WASHINGTON – The White House will release executive orders Friday calling for an “all-of-government effort” to provide wider food and other assistance to Americans amid the pandemic and for changes in labor relations rules, including a mandated $15 an hour minimum wage for federal contractors. “These actions are not a substitute for comprehensive legislative relief,” said Brian Deese, director ...