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WEST LAFAYETTE — New awards will be presented as part of the Purdue University celebration to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The MLK Dreamer Award, established in 2004, will continue to be presented at the annual MLK convocation, which will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 in Loeb Playhouse and feature Julian Bond as the keynote speaker.
“The new MLK awards will be presented …Read Full Article
Out of the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Stephan Wanger created beauty and a new reason for the world to visit New Orleans. In months and then years, he has transformed tons of discarded Mardi Gras beds into breathtaking works of art that dazzle the throngs who populate his galleries and workshops.
Today, Wanger is setting his sights on Northwest Indiana with a plan to create …Read Full Article
Porter Health Care System CEO Jonathan Nalli has announced that Northwest Indiana Cardiovascular Physicians (NICP) has joined Porter Physician Group. NICP, the largest cardiology practice in Porter County, brings a formal affiliation of eight cardiologists to the health care system.
“We are pleased to welcome this esteemed group of physicians and their 59-member staff into Porter Physician Group,” said Nalli. “All have well-established reputations as …Read Full Article
All families are invited to an affordable holiday celebration on Fri., Dec. 6 at 5:30-8 pm. Visit with Santa, play games, make crafts, enjoy a pasta or hot dog dinner, and more. Take a photo with Santa and then make a picture frame in Santa’s Workshop. In the Peppermint Palace, children will participate in nail painting, hair streaking, and tattoos. Finish the night with a …Read Full Article
In 2011, trade – exports and imports – with the 11 other countries participating in the U.S. Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations supported an estimated 300,000 jobs in Indiana, according to new economic data released today by the Business Roundtable. In addition to the United States, the TPP countries include Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. The new …Read Full Article
HAMMOND — Fans of the holiday classic “A Christmas Story” will soon have the opportunity to meet the actors who played bullies Scut Farkus and Grover Dill, little brother Randy Parker, and Flick, who infamously got his tongue stuck to the flagpole, at the Indiana Welcome Center.
The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority will be hosting a VIP actor’s reception with Zack Ward, Ian …Read Full Article
The Miller Beach Arts & Creative District presents the Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, December 14 from 2 – 8 PM.
There will be live Christmas music and pictures with Santa!
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WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University researchers successfully eliminated the native infection preferences of a Sindbis virus engineered to target and kill cancer cells, a milestone in the manipulation of this promising viral vector.
“This virus had been known to be a good vector for delivering therapeutic cargo, however it naturally infected all kinds of cells, and these diversions would compete with what we were instructing …Read Full Article
Northern Indiana companies with eye-catching futures.
by Steve Kaelble
They’ve innovated, they’ve found new niches and caught the leading edge of hot new trends. Among other things, the 11 Northern Indiana organizations on this year’s Indiana’s Companies to Watch roster have brought high-tech to sewers and historic buildings, state-of-the-art equipment to filmmakers, gourmet ingredients to chefs, trendy furniture to homeowners, even unusual spatulas to backyard …Read Full Article
CROWN POINT — The 21st annual Northwest Indiana Nursing Resource Consortium conference, “Healthy Work Environments in Nursing,” educated a sold-out crowd at Avalon Manor in Merrillville.
The session, entitled “Healthy Work Environments in Nursing,” featured keynote speaker Cynthia Clark, RN, PhD, ANEF, FAAN, a professor in the School of Nursing at Boise State University in Iowa, and her presentation, “Creating and Sustaining Civility in Nursing: …Read Full Article