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Purdue’s football team returned to the field Saturday to begin a season not many thought would take place only a few weeks ago. The Boilermakers won their opening game against Iowa, 24-20, by overcoming several obstacles.

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Vice President Mike Pence and wife Karen Pence cast absentee ballots in Indianapolis Friday.

Book Review: The Growing Season

Oct 23, 2020

From farmer girl with a community college education to CEO of a major corporation. Sounds like an interesting memoir right? The Growing Season is one such memoir about the life of Sarah Frey and her rise out of her humble midwest beginnings. It's a classic American story. West Lafayette Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review.

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Libertarian candidate for governor Donald Rainwater announced his choice for education secretary Thursday.

Rainwater says that if he wins the election, he'll appoint Dawn Wooten to the post.

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Today is the last day for Hoosiers to request a mail-in ballot for the Nov. 3 election.

Despite Republicans’ refusal to expand the state’s vote-by-mail system during the pandemic, many voters can still cast their vote by mail.


This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor: communities are being asked to stay the course and practice personal responsibility as the governor keeps the state open in Stage 5. But should that personal ownership be paired with some restrictions in place if it helps to slow the spread of COVID-19?

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Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday the state will devote significant resources to nursing homes across Indiana in the next few weeks.

COVID-19 cases and deaths are surging at nursing homes as the state infection rate spikes.

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The Tippecanoe County Health Department Wednesday reminded Purdue University football fans to remain aware of COVID-19 risks this weekend as the Boilermakers start the season at home on Saturday.

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Gov. Eric Holcomb insists there is no need to reimpose statewide COVID-19 restrictions.

The average number of new cases has more than doubled since Holcomb moved Indiana to Stage 5 four weeks ago and withdrew almost all restrictions.

(Courtesy of Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture)

The Purdue Ag Economy Barometer continues to show optimism recovering in the agriculture industry after a record drop this spring in response to COVID-19. However, farmers are less optimistic on the trade front than earlier this year.