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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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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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Journal and Courier

Purdue, IU degrees can't hold foreign studentsPurdue, IU degrees...

Purdue, IU degrees can't hold foreign students Foreign students stay in area less often after graduating, according to a Brookings report Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1po9vrN Hsinhaou Huang holds his 6-month-old daughter, Janine, as Yushan Fan gently strokes the infant's cheek before the start of summer commencement ... (more)

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Journal and Courier

Minority students create college support systems

Minority students create college support systems "Strong Sister, Silly Sister," an interactive session, packs a lot into two-plus hours.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Ridesharing service launches in Greater Lafayette

Open the app on your smartphone, choose your starting location, click request and an Uber driver is on their way to pick you up.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Subaru of Indiana closing the skills gap

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI - Throughout the state of Indiana many manufacturing companies are experiencing a skills gap.

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Fox News

Should You Cut College Time to Save Cash?

With college costs continuing to outpace inflation and student debt being hailed as the next bubble of doom, some schools are coming up with creative alternatives to pare down costs.

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Journal and Courier

Purdue Glee Club celebrates - First Nighter'Purdue Glee Club...

Purdue Glee Club celebrates 'First Nighter' The Varsity Glee Club starts the school year with a free performance Friday at Elliott.

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Carrick Today

Bruce theme to McKechnie memorial lecture

The Friends of the McKechnie are set to welcome Stephen Scholes to deliver this years Thomas Duncan memorial lecture on Thursday 4th September.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, IN

Slashdot

Indiana University Researchers Get $1 Million Grant To Study Memes

An anonymous reader writes with news that the NSF has just awarded a group of researchers a grant to study the life cycle of memes.

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The Republic

Purdue students get funding for projects in Africa

Two teams of Purdue University students have been awarded nearly $20,000 for projects intended to boost an African village's water supply and design a new type of African grain thresher.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Youth are quietly losing their hearing

Children and teens constantly plugged into personal listening devices, such as phones, computers or music players, could be harming their ears without realizing it, says a Purdue University audiologist.

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Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine, Family, Kids

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