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Boy Scout Supernova

Recent Carmel High School graduate Ben Gormley just completed the monumental task of earning the Boy Scouts of America Dr. Bernard Harris Supernova Award, becoming the first Boy Scout in his council to earn this achievement.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Daily Caller

Chinese Police Remove Cross From Church Steeple In 'China's Jerusalem'

The police apparently told the Longgang Huai En Church that its 10-foot-tall red cross exceeded building height limits and thus used a crane to remove the cross.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, China, US News, Conservative Political News

RedOrbit

Spinach Could Lead To Alternative Energy

Spinach gave Popeye super strength, but it also holds the promise of a different power for a group of scientists: the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Physics, Science, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Mitch Daniels Battles the Campus Bureaucracy at Purdue

Those who have closely studied soaring tuition rates at public universities know that administrators' ballooning salaries are the real culprit, not the cost of instruction.

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Related Topix: Mitch Daniels, US Governors

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Post-Tribune

Lifeline law message slow to get out

A student actor portrays the fatal victim of a drunk driving crash during an Every 15 Minutes program at Hobart High School in Hobart, Ind.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Hobart, IN, Purdue University Calumet, Valparaiso University

The Star Press

School Notes

WINCHESTER - Randolph County Farm Bureau's scholarship winners for 2014 are Jentry Flesher, Purdue University; Shianna Knoll, Manchester University; Brandi Marquis, Nova Southeastern University; and Samantha Kelley, Purdue University.

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Related Topix: Randolph County, IN, Nova Southeastern University

Journal Gazette

Research turning drug dosage into exact science

Research scientists at Purdue University have developed what they're describing as a reliable and affordable way for pharmacies to dispense medicine in personalized amounts.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology, Cancer, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Printers

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Every goat gets his day at the Allen County Fair

Nigerian dwarf, Nubian, Alpine, Lamancha, Saanen and Oberhasli goats of all colors and sizes were judged Friday morning in the main show ring at the Allen County Fair on Carroll Road.

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Related Topix: Indiana

New Statesman

Neil Armstrong's life: Searching for rocket man

In 1996, 30 years after Neil Armstrong first rode up into space as the command pilot of Gemini 8, he was in Houston for a reunion of the crew.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Fri Jul 25, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Technology's future effects on society to be discussed at summit

Will superintelligent computers hundreds of times smarter than humans help us solve difficult problems such as the causes of cancer or climate change, or will they decide we're all just raw materials they need to consume in order to expand? Will industrial robots free us from mundane and poor-paying factory jobs, or will they displace workers and ... (more)

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Computers, Robots

Progressive Farmer

Fat-Cat Rents Most Vulnerable

Annual change in cash rents on average quality Indiana farmland shows what goes up rarely comes down much.

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Fibers.org

Renewable energy from spinach? Laser study shows potential

By studying spinach using serial femtosecond crystallography and electron paramagnetic resonance, an international team of physicists have come up with a potential method of converting sunlight into an environmentally-friendly alternative to fossil fuel.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Arizona State University, Solar Energy, Physics, Science

The Tribune

Crothersville native earns Hoosier Farmer Degree

Kaitlyn Hoevener of the Crothersville FFA Chapter was awarded the Hoosier Farmer Degree during the Indiana FFA State Convention on June 16 to 19 at Purdue University at West Lafayette.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Crothersville, IN, West Lafayette, IN

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Mitch Daniels puckers up for a pig

Representatives from Purdue University and News 18 puckered up for a good cause Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Tippecanoe County, IN, Agriculture, Science

Holtville Tribune

Indy International Wine Competition

The Indy International Wine Competition will return to the Purdue University campus July 30-August 1, with a new award recognizing an outstanding small winery in Indiana.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Penn State

named an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities has named Penn State an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University in recognition of its strong commitment to economic engagement.

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Related Topix: State College, PA, North Carolina State University, South Dakota State University, Dakota State University

The Indianapolis Star

Purdue class explores bad science behind 'Sharknado'

Purdue class explores bad science behind 'Sharknado' Andy Freed uses Hollywood films to teach an earth sciences class for non-science majors.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters

The Star Press

Pork powerhouse wins nuisance lawsuits

A trial-court judge has ruled in favor of one of the nation's largest pork producers in four nuisance lawsuits brought by neighbors of industrial hog farms in Randolph County.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Randolph County, IN, Agriculture, Science, Indiana

Post-Tribune

Veterans look back on a decade of 4-H in Porter County

That comes to an end with the Porter County Fair this week. Wednesday, he and other 10-year 4-H'ers prepped their livestock for the beef cattle show, and reflected on what 4-H has meant to them.

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Related Topix: Porter County, IN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Journal

County standouts will be teammates, roommates at Purdue

David Dalton won't have to deal with the initial awkwardness that comes when strangers are paired as college roommates.

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