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  • Retail association sues Purdue to get info in Amazon deal

    An association of campus retail stores has sued Purdue University over information that was redacted in a public records request about the school's partnership with Amazon.com Inc. The online retailer opened a brick-and-mortar location on Purdue's campus...
  • Former addict shares harrowing stories with Glenbrook parents

    Former addict shares harrowing stories with Glenbrook parents
    When David Lee was using hard drugs, he stole his mother's vehicle and once called her for $400 with a drug dealer's gun pressed against his head. Lee, 44, also stole and lied to her for years in their Northwest Indiana home, and he ripped off his...
  • Ahead of her time: Before the late Betty Mullen Brey was the mother of Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey, she was an Olympic swimmer from Lehighton

    Ahead of her time: Before the late Betty Mullen Brey was the mother of Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey, she was an Olympic swimmer from Lehighton
    Editor's note: In 1948, Betty Mullen was a 15-year-old Weissport resident who qualified for the Olympic swimming trails. Although she didn't qualify for the team that competed that year in London, Mullen eventually set world records and competed in the...
  • Purdue student who eyed 1-way trip to Mars misses cut

    A Purdue University student says he isn't giving up on a trip to Mars even though he didn't make the final cut for a one-way mission to the planet. Aerospace engineering graduate student Max Fagan was one of 10,000 people from around the world who...
  • Drinking milk: the pros and cons

    There are a few things we can say for sure about milk: It is a concentrated source of calcium. It also contains protein and other nutrients. And it elicits strong opinions, even among scientists who study it, about how much we need. With recent studies...
  • Indianapolis students raise $200 for sick police horse

    A group of elementary school students has raised money to help cover the medical expenses of a sick police horse in Indianapolis. WRTV-TV (http://bit.ly/1I3176G ) reports the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Mounted Patrol received $200 from...
  • FIRST Robotics Competition makes cooperation a priority

    FIRST Robotics Competition makes cooperation a priority
    Thirty-nine teams will compete at Purdue University in West Lafayette through Saturday in an event that is entertaining, even inspiring to watch, but these are not typical teams. The competitors are robots designed and built by high school students in the...
  • Scholarship that honors late Purdue student now funded

    A Purdue University scholarship that honors a student who was killed in an off-campus apartment fire in 2013 has received enough gifts to begin offering its first scholarship. The Scott A. Notary Memorial Scholarship on March 2 exceeded the $25,000 it...
  • Bill would allow death penalty for slayings at schools

    Murders committed on school grounds or in places of worship could qualify for the death penalty under a bill advancing through the Indiana Legislature. The bill has passed the Senate and is assigned to the House Courts and Criminal Code Committee,...
  • Going To An Elite College Is No 'Golden Ticket'

    Going To An Elite College Is No 'Golden Ticket'
    The pressure on high school seniors to apply to and be accepted at selective colleges is as intense as ever. Applications are up, acceptances are down, and mood swings can vacillate from hope to panic, and back again. Many candidates think a diploma...
  • Universities request more funding to keep tuition affordable

    Leaders from several public universities told lawmakers Thursday they will need a bigger funding boost from the state to keep tuition increases for students in check. Schools have been under pressure in recent years to keep costs low after tuition prices...