Toys R Us closing will have a ripple effect for toy makers

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The demise of Toys R Us will have a ripple effect on everything from toy makers...

BSU students write on new campus building

By COREY OHLENKAMP The Star Press MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Despite being the first Monday back from break, dozens of students streamed into a construction lot...

Trump shows Tillerson the door

CIA director Pompeo will be the next secretary of state By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on...

State lawmakers put final touches on gun rights plan

By AILEEN CHUANG Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers were putting the finishing touches Monday on legislation that would end licensing fees for handguns while...

GOP ends the House Russia probe, irritating Democrats

By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have completed a draft report concluding there was no collusion or...

Training set for instructors of shooting sports

Each year the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Hunter Educator Program, in connection with the Purdue Extension Service, provides training workshops for the 4-H...

Fort Wayne man gets 105 years for hammer attack

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Fort Wayne man to the maximum 105 years in prison for hammer attacks on...

Deploying profits in tough times

By DAVID WIDMAR Purdue University While the tight farm economy has many farmers focused on generating profits, it is also important to consider how profits, regardless...

Another early start for New England’s maple syrup season

By LISA RATHKE Associated Press EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The annual maple season got off to another early start with warmups in parts of New...

State spends $153M on school vouchers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State spending for Indiana’s school voucher program grew to $153 million for the 2017-18 academic year and helped more than 35,000...