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Purdue getting regional nutrition, obesity center

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has chosen Purdue University to be the site of one of four centers, also to include Colorado State University, Cornell University and the University of North Carolina.
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Indiana farm fatalities continue downward trend

The report says Indiana has had fewer than 30 documented deaths from farm-related accidents each year since 1996.
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ROBINSON: Downtown vacancies will plunge soon

Something’s happening in downtown Indianapolis that I’ve never seen in my 25 years as a commercial real estate broker here.
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New state panel begins review of professional licenses

Since 2002, Indiana has created more than 40 new professional requirements, including 20 new licensed occupations, while eliminating only three licensure requirements and regulatory mandates.
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Indiana appeals marriage ruling to U.S. Supreme Court

Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed an appeal on Tuesday, asking the justices to overturn last week’s 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that declared Indiana’s marriage law unconstitutional.
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Kokomo council backs ban on smoking in bars

The Kokomo City Council voted 5-4 Monday night to give initial approval to a ban on smoking in bars and social clubs.
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U.S. worker productivity recovers after steep fall

The Labor Department said Friday that that productivity increased 2.5 percent at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, after plummeting 4.5 percent in the first quarter.
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More executives want break from 24-hour connectivity

A growing number of people are seeking a kind of digital detox at least once a year, but many still resist the idea. According to Wired magazine, less than 10 percent of all Americans unplug—even for one week a year,
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PENNY: Collegiate reform could hurt Olympic teams

Changes in governance might risk pipeline of athletes in sports that generate little income.
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BOHLER SMITH: Forsaken vacation hits business two ways

There is truth in the old adage that all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, but it also makes Jack unhappier, less healthy and not as effective of an employee.
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