Purdue has largest ag class since 1980

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University’s College of Agriculture is filled with its largest undergraduate class in nearly 40 years since 1980. College officials...

Board rejects bids for new Evansville site for naval vessel

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The initial bids were too costly for a project to move a restored World War II naval vessel to a...

Post-Michael Florida: Fear and frustration

By JAY REEVES Associated Press MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Missing relatives and worries that looters are just outside the door. Dirty clothes. Hours-long lines for...

BMV extends hours for polling place identification

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles says license branches will extend their hours next week to issue ID cards and driver’s...

Traces of Pittsburgh victims gathered

By ADAM GELLER AP National Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — As the first funerals for the victims of the Pittsburgh massacre began, two rabbis and five other...

Man breaks into crocodile pond; alligator takes a bite out of crime

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A 23-year-old man was injured after breaking into an alligator farm in Florida and jumping into a pond full...

Study provides new view of cold stress

By LAUREN QUINN University of Illinois URBANA, Ill. – When temperatures drop, plants can’t bundle up. Stuck outside, exposed, plants instead undergo a series of biochemical...

Hill’s job safe, say legislators

By TOM DAVIES Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Top Republican legislative leaders don’t expect lawmakers will take any action toward removing state Attorney General Curtis Hill...

Timely tips for soybean nutrient management

By DAN KAISER University of Minnesota Nutrient management questions are common for soybean farmers. While our research has not always shown a great benefit of fertilizer...

U.S. to keep 4,000 troops at border through January

By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of U.S. active duty troops at the southern border will drop from 5,600 to about...