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Purdue University’s head football coach, Jeff Brohm, confirmed his COVID-19 diagnosis Monday, after the results of both a daily antigen test and a PCR test taken Sunday came back positive. 

Wind farms can generate millions of dollars in tax revenue for Indiana counties. But according to the Indiana Conservative Alliance for Energy at least 29 Indiana counties have ordinances that significantly limit large wind projects.

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The Tippecanoe County Health Department will now permit restaurants and bars to offer bartop service until 9 p.m., modifying an August order that banned bartop service completely.

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Firefighting foams with the toxic chemicals PFAS have contaminated water at military bases around the country. But less is known about how they find their way into rural water supplies — like private wells. Two Indiana universities have received grants to study that question.

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Purdue's first day of classes began Monday. WBAA asked students how they felt about the return to campus, parties during a pandemic, staying safe, and how long they think their in-person learning experience will last.

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Thirty-six Purdue University students were suspended Thursday after attending a gathering at the on-campus Circle Pines Men’s Cooperative house in West Lafayette.

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Farmers’ confidence in their operations held steady in the latest monthly survey from Purdue University. Yet while current outlooks have improved a little, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a slight decline in expectations for the future.

The recent Ag Economy Barometer survey showed farmers feel good about their situation at the moment.

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Indiana's two largest public universities are throwing their support behind a lawsuit challenging a new federal student visa policy from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

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Purdue University announced the school is “formulating plans” to require all students to take a COVID-19 test before arriving at the West Lafayette campus for the upcoming academic year -- and for the school to cover the costs of that testing. 

 

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Farmers around Indiana have faced challenges marketing their products to potential buyers, and the coronavirus pandemic made the problem worse. A joint effort between Purdue University and Microsoft will help connect local farmers directly to customers online.

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Policies approved by Purdue University’s board of trustees Tuesday will broaden the scope of online coursework available for students not returning to campus this fall, and reduce the number of students in classrooms for those who plan to attend in person. 

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A class action complaint was filed against the Purdue University Board of Trustees for COVID-19 related tuition and fee reimbursements. 

The complaint was filed May 20 in the Tippecanoe County Circuit Court by Indianapolis-based Cox Law Office and Charleston, South Carolina-based Anastopoulo Law Firm.

This is the same group that filed a similar complaint against Indiana University earlier this month. 

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Purdue University announced multiple COVID-19 measures Wednesday, ranging from required face coverings in common areas on campus to the formation of a new team tasked with putting novel coronavirus policies in place. 

 

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Purdue University Friday released the fall semester calendar for the upcoming school year — with classes kicking off on Aug. 24 —  and officially canceled July on-campus events such as conferences and camps. 

 

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Purdue University trustees Thursday approved some initial steps suggested by the school’s Safe Campus Task Force to allow students, faculty, and staff to return to campus safely next school year in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic  -- including plans for continued remote work and learning.

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