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After she'd earned a degree from Purdue University and spent five years working at Northwestern University, Kristen Perkins might have had enough of school. But Perkins will be slipping in and out of classes at Evanston Township High School, meeting with...
Tribune staff reporterGreg Wasson gambled away a total of about $60 during the 2 1/2 years he lived in Las Vegas. All of it came while he was parked at some low-stakes slot machine, waiting for his out-of-town guests to wrap up their requisite casino visit. Wasson, 53,...
WOODLAND, Calif. - The worst U.S. drought in half a century is withering the nation's corn crop, but it's a fertile opportunity for makers of genetically modified crops. Agricultural biotechnology companies have been pouring hundreds of millions of...
Every child wants to run around, ride a bike and just play in the park. Lucas Resch can't do those things. He was born with a birth defect that makes his left leg far shorter than his right. Traditional prostheses make his legs even, but do not give him...
Five Lafayette teens were arrested in connection with a series of strong-arm robberies on the Purdue University campus in late October. Walter Akil Jones, 18, was charged with three counts of robbery with bodily injury and three counts of theft. Marqesse...
Tags: Juvenile Delinquency, Prosecution, Theft
A new football helmet, made right here in Central Indiana, could soon change the way youth football players are protected on the field. Despite rule changes and even state laws designed to protect against concussions in football, experts say children are...
Tags: Head Injuries, Sports, Injuries and Wounds, Standards, Football
SIOUX FALLS(AP) - It's a beautiful September afternoon, and there's no place Morgan Kontz would rather be than in her office - even though she's been working since dawn and likely won't get home until after dusk. Of course, her "office" is the cab of...
The Purdue Board of Trustees unanimously elected Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels Thursday to be the university’s next president. The trustees met at 10 a.m. in the Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse to vote on Daniels. Keith Krach, board...
Tags: Research, Teachers, Elections, Teaching and Learning, Government
email@example.comWilmore lawyer Kimberly I. Barnard’s month in training and eight days in an entrepreneur boot camp for veterans have led to her chance for “60 Minutes” of fame. Barnard participated in the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with...
Norman J. "Bud" Goldstone, a former aerospace engineer who devised and directed the 1959 stress test that saved the Watts Towers from the wrecking ball by proving that the world-famous landmark was structurally sound and safe, has died. He was 86....
Sun Sentinel columnistThree 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,...
If catastrophe struck the Chicago area, many thousands of evacuees would require transportation out of the disaster zone and a place to receive medical care, food and temporary shelter. Regional reception centers would be needed to pop into action...
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