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  • Statement from Lutron on the passing of founder Joel Spira

    Statement from Lutron on the passing of founder Joel Spira
    In Memoriam: Lutron Chairman and Founder Joel Spira ┬áThe Lutron family is deeply saddened to announce that Joel Spira, the company’s Chairman, Founder, and Director of Research, died this morning, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. ┬áStarting from a...
  • Purdue Calumet restaurant doubles as classroom

    Purdue Calumet restaurant doubles as classroom
    Serving an internship has always been an important part of a college education, with '"hands-on" experience a valuable asset to the professional resume. Students enrolled in Purdue University Calumet's hospitality and tourism management program are...
  • Purdue gets $465,000 USDA grant to improve food quality

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding Purdue University a $465,000 grant to improve food quality. The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced the Purdue grant among nearly $19 million in funding to 36 grantees in various...
  • Ambulance driver with license suspensions hits school bus, 15 injured

    Ambulance driver with license suspensions hits school bus, 15 injured
    An ambulance driven by a man with three indefinite license suspensions drove through a stop sign Tuesday and hit a school bus, injuring 12 students, Porter County sheriff's police said. In all, 15 people were hurt in the crash involving a Valparaiso...
  • Community events and announcements: Native plant sale and Hyde Park Forum

    Native plants for sale Friends of Indiana Dunes' 19th annual Native Plant Sale will be from 8 .m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Indiana Dunes Tourism visitor center at 1215 N. Indiana 49 in Porter. Admission is free, however, space for the...
  • Purdue students' soybean-based air freshener wins top prize

    A team of Purdue University students who created a soybean-based air freshener have won the top prize in an annual soybean innovation contest. The three students who developed the "Soy Sniffs" air freshener will receive a $20,000 prize for their...
  • Dairy farms asked to consider breeding no-horn cows

    Food manufacturers and restaurants are taking the dairy industry by the horns on an animal welfare issue that's long bothered activists but is little known to consumers: the painful removal of budding horn tissue from calves so farm workers or other...
  • Late career start doesn't hurt federal attorney

     Late career start doesn't hurt federal attorney
    Jacqueline Jacobs almost never became an attorney, let alone one of the leading supervisors in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Hammond. The Pennsylvania native had dreamed of being a lawyer as a teenager, she said, but didn't finish her undergraduate...
  • More pre-K funding, programs can help student achievement

     More pre-K funding, programs can help student achievement
    Studies show that high-quality preschool makes children better prepared as they enter kindergarten, but as statistics from the recent KIDS Count report show, Indiana could be doing more to increase access to programs. A first step is already underway as...
  • Vanessa Allen marks five years as Urban League chief

    Vanessa Allen marks five years as Urban League chief
    Vanessa Allen has been on the move almost from the moment she was sworn in as president and CEO of the Urban League of Northwest Indiana in 2010 at a brief Merrillville Town Hall Complex ceremony, jumping on a flight just hours later to attend a...
  • PNC computer students plug into 'real world' project

    A group of computer and information technology students at Purdue University North Central recently completed an assignment that took them out of the classroom and brought them face-to-face with a client who asked them to take on a project in the "real...