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Teen Awarded College Scholarship For Essay Honoring Army Vet BrotherA senior at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights has been awarded a college scholarship for her moving essay about losing her brother to suicide after he returned from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Purdue Grad Student Hoping For One-Way Ticket To MarsA couple hundred thousand people applied for the Netherlands-based Mars One project, and now there are only about 660. By Monday, there will only be about 200 still in the running for the plan to establish a permanent human colony on Mars by 2025.
Cody Cousins, Who Fatally Shot Purdue Student, Found Dead In PrisonCody Cousins, who was convicted of killing a fellow Purdue University student in January, killed himself in his Michigan City jail cell.
Bernstein: Outrage At Michigan Obscures Darker TruthWe express outrage to the visual, but it's the sub-concussive hits that are so problematic in football.
Purdue University Killer Cody Cousins Sentenced To 65 Years
Bernstein: Concussion Focus Obscures High School Football RiskThe IHSA is obscuring the truth on concussions, a detriment to all involved.
Study Might Explain Why Trailer Parks Seem To Be Tornado MagnetsResearchers looked at 60 years worth of climatological data from the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center, and found tornadoes touch down most often in "transition zones" – areas where a dramatic change in landscape takes place.
Purdue University Shooting: One Dead, Suspect In CustodyOne person was killed and a suspect has been charged with murder after at shooting inside a classroom at Purdue University on Tuesday.
Rare Case Of Typhoid Fever Found At Purdue University Students and faculty at Purdue University are dealing with a heath scare after the discovery of a rare and potentially fatal disease on campus.
Indiana Gov. Daniels Prepares To Take Helm At Purdue UniversityIndiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says he has a lesson plan for his next job as the president of Purdue University.
Ivy Leaguer Offers Advice To Fellow CHA Residents Headed To CollegeA year ago, Julius Claybron was making the move from the inner city to the Ivy League. Now, the former Chicago Housing Authority resident is back in Chicago, offering advice to other public housing residents about to head to college.
Local Expert: SpaceX Mission Is Space History In The MakingAn unmanned capsule operated by a private company is in pursuit of the International Space Station this morning, and it's space history in the making.
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