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3 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

APSU's Gregory Singleton named 2014 recipient of Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award

Gregory R. Singleton, associate vice president and dean of students at Austin Peay State University, was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award.

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Related Topix: Austin Peay State University, Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, University of Memphis, University of Miami

7 hrs ago | The Republic

Home schooling thriving in central Indiana

One southside home-school group has 200 children participating this fall, reflecting an increase in home schooling over the past several years.

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Related Topix: Education, Home Schooling, Indiana, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Johnson County, IN, Greenwood, IN

10 hrs ago | Fox News

How sex makes you healthier

If you really need an excuse to heat things up in the bedroom, we've got you covered: Besides the obvious reasons one might have sex-love, pleasure, baby-making-science shows that there are quite a few health benefits to getting intimate.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, University of Kentucky

14 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Annual bat festival to be held on IUPUI campus

The Eighth Annual Indiana Bat Festival will be held Sept. 13 on the Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis campus.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Terre Haute, IN, Indiana State University

14 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

At IPFW, affiliation won't affect quality

A number of questions have been asked in response to the study "IPFW Roles and Governance," commissioned by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, the results of which were released on Aug. 14. Consultants from Policy Analytics, LLC conducted the study and made a number of recommendations related to IPFW's involvement in the Fort Wayne ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

Mon Sep 01, 2014

FunCity Finder

Indianapolis Ranked #2 in the U.S. for Culture

Indianapolis came in #2 in the country. The website cited the fact that Indy has one cultural attraction for every 705 people, a total of 1,184 properties dedicated to arts and culture.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Fine Arts, Arts, Butler University, University of Indianapolis

Journal and Courier

Purdue professor to aid Marion County jail

The Marion County sheriff's office is enlisting the help of a Purdue University expert to improve the county's court-processing system, which, Purdue professor to aid Marion County jail The Marion County sheriff's office is enlisting the help of a Purdue University expert to improve the county's court-processing system, which, Check out this story ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Marion County, IN, Indianapolis, IN

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Journal and Courier

Purdue fraternity member charged with batteryPurdue fraternity member ...

Purdue fraternity member charged with battery Eric Todderud, 21, faces two felonies and a misdemeanor for incident last September.

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Related Topix: Sigma Nu, Student Society, Fraternities, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Indianapolis Star

Susan Hendrich helped develop the digital assistant for Windows Phone 8.1.

Developer gives Cortana digital assistant a dash of Hoosier Microsoft developer Susan Hendrich from Harrison County Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1pwFVQE When Susan Hendrich was helping to develop the digital assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 - the virtual "person" who can answer your every need - the southern Indiana native ... (more)

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Related Topix: Harrison County, IN, Robots, Science / Technology

Journal and Courier

Wedding: Janelle Washburn & Jacob Ohlemiller

The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Kate Walker. The bride's parents are Jesse and Connie Washburn of Lafayette, and the groom's parents are Kevin Ohlemiller and Melinda Monroe Ohlemiller of St. Louis, MO.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Lafayette, IN, Pop/Rock, University of Chicago

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Journalgazette.net

At North Side, industrial gear cranking out job-ready grads

Take a stroll through Phil Springer's Hire Technology workshop at North Side High School and you'll see sandblasters, band saws, lathes and laser engravers.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Central, IN

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Palladium-Item

Shirley A. Benthin

<![CDATA[Shirley A. Benthin RICHMOND, Ind. - Shirley A. Benthin, age 69, of Richmond, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at her home. Born July 11, 1945, in Borongan Eastern Samar, Philippines, to Norberto and Jacobe Aquino Amistoso, Shirley moved to Richmond in 1979. She was educated in the Philippines and earned a Bachelor's Degree from Purdue University. Shirley retired as the Food Service Director, RDCD from the Richmond State Hospital in June 2006 after more than 30 years of state service. She enjoyed fishing, motorcycle riding, taking trips to the casino, and spending time with the Richmond State Hospital Retiree Group. Survivors include her sons, Michael Stacy Benthin of Killeen, Texas, and Gary Benthin of the Netherlands; two sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews; and many friends, including her partner of 25 years, Rick Caldwell. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers. Visitation for Shirley A. Benthin will be from 4 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, August 31, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 1, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Deacon Frank Roberts officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to: Richmond State Hospital, For the Clients, 498 N.W. 18th St., Richmond, IN 47374 or American Cancer Society, Wayne County Unit, 4567 Progress Dr., Columbus, IN 47201. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

WLPD prepares for first Breakfast Club of the season

Thousands of Purdue University students will pack West Lafayette's Village for the first Breakfast Club of the season Saturday morning.

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The Indianapolis Star

Purdue professor to help Marion County improve inmate processing

Purdue professor to help Marion County improve inmate processing Purdue professor to help Marion County in improving inmate processing and reduce mistaken prisoner releases.

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Related Topix: Prison, Marion County, IN, Indianapolis, IN

The Star Press

BSU prof pay ranks 14th in the state

BSU prof pay ranks 14th in the state Ball State trails IU, PU, IUPUI, ISU, six privates and three regional state campuses.

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Related Topix: Ball State University, Indiana, Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana State University, University of Notre Dame

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

CityBus adds additional Sunday route

Sunday service on the CityBus route 4B Purdue West/Klondike begins Aug. 31. The hourly service runs from 9:45 a.m. through 6:40 p.m. Prior to this change, only one route was serving West Lafayette and Purdue University on Sundays.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, IN, West Lafayette, IN

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Gregory Singleton wins Gardner Award

Gregory R. Singleton, associate vice president and dean of students at Austin Peay State University, was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award.

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Related Topix: Austin Peay State University, Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, University of Memphis, University of Miami

The Leaf-Chronicle

APSU'S Singleton receives prestigious Gardner AwardAPSU'S Singleton...

APSU'S Singleton receives prestigious Gardner Award Singleton was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1ppT3aq CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Clarksville, TN, Austin Peay State University, Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, University of Memphis

TheIndyChannel

Farmers grow Indiana hops for Indiana beer

Despite the massive growth of craft beer in the U.S., most of the country's hops production remains in the Pacific Northwest.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Agriculture, Science

ABC News

7 Health Reasons to Have More Sex

If you really need an excuse to heat things up in the bedroom, we've got you covered: Besides the obvious reasons one might have sex-love, pleasure, baby-making-science shows that there are quite a few health benefits to getting intimate.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, University of Kentucky

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