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  • Kuang-hsun Ting dies at 97; bishop led Protestant church in China

    Bishop Kuang-hsun Ting, who was one of the most influential Christian figures in China as the longtime leader of the country's government-sanctioned Protestant church, has died. He was 97. Ting died Nov. 22 at his home in Nanjing, according to...
  • Three Things on doughnuts, Jozy Altidore and Al Groh

    Three Things to consider on this sports Tuesday: Thing 1: My column in today's Sun Sentinel has already brought a lot of great feedback, not just from Orioles and Yankees fans but from anyone who has lost contact with an old friend. Glenn Sparks,...
  • Rose Parade 2013: Thousands gather for New Year's celebration

     
    Rose Parade 2013: thousands gather for annual New Year's Day celebration...
  • Rose Parade 2013: Indiana road trippers 'just want to see it in person'

     
    Rose Parade 2013: group traveled from Indiana to enjoy festivities...
  • JPL intern helped figure out how to drive Curiosity rover on Mars

     
    Mars rover Curiosity: One intern at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory can do a little more than put his time there on his resume. Riley Avron, 19, can actually say he helped engineers figure out how to drive Curiosity on Mars. A few months ago, JPL...
  • Former Michigan State provost chosen to head UC Riverside

    Former Michigan State provost chosen to head UC Riverside
    The former No. 2 administrator at Michigan State and a recent finalist to head up several other public universities around the country has been nominated to be the next chancellor of UC Riverside, officials announced Thursday. Kim A. Wilcox, who is an...
  • We're drowning in studies about the workplace

    We're drowning in studies about the workplace
    A new study has found that an employee's efficiency increases by more than 200 percent when that person is given the option of sitting in a chair made of milk chocolate. The study was conducted by me, on behalf of my new company, ChocoChair Inc. (Our...
  • Global engineering company opens facility in Porter County, creates 40 new jobs

    Global engineering company opens facility in Porter County, creates 40 new jobs
    Lt. Governor Becky Skillman joined executives from Paul Wurth, Inc., an international steel and iron engineering manufacturer, Tuesday to announce the company's plans to expand its operations here, creating up to 40 new jobs by 2018. A subsidiary of...
  • Purdue University awarded $5M for biofuel research

    Purdue University awarded $5M for biofuel research
    Purdue University is helping develop a new form of biofuel. The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $5 million to a team of researchers Wednesday. The researchers are working to develop a plant that could produce a substance that can directly be used as...
  • Second act of racist vandalism discovered at Purdue

    Second act of racist vandalism discovered at Purdue
    Purdue officials sent a note to students after someone discovered a racist remark written on a whiteboard Wednesday night. Purdue administrators said students found the hate word at the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management and Economics in the...
  • Purdue professor set to take position with NASA

    Purdue professor set to take position with NASA
    A Purdue University professor’s career is set to blast off with NASA. Marshall Porterfield, a professor of agricultural and biological engineering and biomedical engineering, will become director of NASA’s Space Life and Physical Sciences...