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Police investigate reports of a shooting at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/The Journal & Courier, John Terhune)

Purdue University says 1 dead in campus shooting

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — One person was killed inside a Purdue University classroom Tuesday by a gunman who surrendered to a police officer within minutes of the attack, officials said. Purdue Police Chief John […]

01/21/2014

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All clear issued after Purdue University shooting

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Officials at Purdue University in Indiana say there is no ongoing threat on campus after a shooting was reported in a classroom building. A Twitter post from the university says […]

01/21/2014

In this Jan. 9, 2013 photo provided by the University of Florida, both male, left, and female Periplaneta japonica are shown. (AP Photo/University of Florida)

Invasive cockroach found in NYC can take the cold

NEW YORK (AP) — The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan’s West Side into one of New York’s newest tourist attractions, may have brought a different kind […]

12/09/2013

Stephen Elliott, Director Of International Biometric Research at Purdue University demonstrates a fingerprint recognition system one of his biometric labs Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 in West Lafayette, Ind. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Biometrics researchers see world without passwords

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Some Purdue University researchers are working on technology that could see all those passwords that computer users must punch in replaced with steps such as iris and fingerprint scans. The […]

11/12/2013

Wet spring brings troubling start to corn planting

ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Reifsteck looks out at his muddy 1,800-acre central Illinois farm and wonders when he’ll get to plant. Like so many other Midwest growers who were praying for rain during the […]

05/08/2013

Fair tries to rejuvenate tradition after tragedy

(AP) – The Indiana State Fair that opened Friday is trying to shake off the emotional and economic shadow of last year’s deadly stage collapse, pumping up the event’s appeal in hopes of drawing back […]

08/03/2012

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