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Hershman asks “How well will Indiana compete?”

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — “There will be leaders and followers as America’s economy emerges from the recession and I want to make certain Indiana tax laws and economic development efforts position our state and our fellow Hoosiers to compete effectively,” State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) said. The Republican lawmaker is calling for the creation of a […]

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Study of 16 developing countries shows climate change could deepen poverty

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Urban workers could suffer most from climate change as the cost of food drives them into poverty, according to a new study that quantifies the effects of climate on the world’s poor populations. A team led by Purdue University researchers examined the potential economic influence of adverse climate events, such as […]

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Regional innovation conference addresses economic recovery issues

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Indiana’s hardest hit economic region will provide the backdrop for a Purdue University conference on building economic sustainability. “Regional Innovation During Boom and Bust” will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 26 at the Hilton Garden Inn of South Bend. The conference, covering such topics as regional economic […]

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Food for thought: Relationship between food and environment, sustainable agriculture, topics at public forum

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The relationships between food and the environment, sustainable and organic agriculture, and communities and economic development will be discussed at an April 26 forum. Food, Communities and Sustainability: A Public Square Forum Initiative is 1-9 p.m. at the Wells Community Center, 638 North St., Lafayette, Indiana. The event, which is free […]

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