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Struggles, success and fortunes

By Tyler Fenwick A NEW EXHIBIT FROM THE Indiana Historical Society will take visitors more than 100 years into the past to visit Madam C.J. Walker’s factory, where her company produced hair care products that eventually made Walker the first ...

More than sports

By Breanna Cooper IT’S NO SURPRISE THAT BEING INVOLVED IN group sports helps youth and adults grow and learn new skills. For those with physical and intellectual disabilities, being involved in sports can inspire them to advocate for ...

Preventing sports-related injuries

By Breanna Cooper ESPN ESTIMATES THAT 21.5 American children participate in a group sport. While there are obvious health benefits to staying active, contact sports pose a risk for injuries that could have serious long-term effects, ...

The great garden getaway 

By Miranda Miller  IF YOU’VE EVER BEEN THE ENVY OF YOUR workplace because you received a big, bright bouquet of roses, daisies or lilies, you know flowers have the power to cheer us up, provide comfort and relieve anxiety. From serene scenery ...

Long-term care close to home

By Brytnie Devon BEFORE TRANQUILITY Nursing And Rehab opened its doors in May 2019, Indiana residents needing long-term care for traumatic brain injury (TBI) or advanced pulmonary disease had to go out of state. Now, patients needing this ...

Ivy Tech Community College creates new diversity position

By Abbie Willans IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE officials made diversity a major focus in 2019 and soon realized officials needed to expand their offices and hire people whose sole job would be to shape a “sustainable, inclusive culture.” To ...

The Indiana-India connection

By Marcia Reed-Woodard INDIANA OFFICIALS HAVE EMBARKED upon a zealous global campaign to woo foreign investors. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) reports foreign direct investment increased by 300% between 2016 and 2018. ...

Muncie’s Neely House restaurant reimagines traditional Midwest meals

By Lisa Renze-Rhodes THE GRACEFUL SCRIPT OF Thomas Neely's hand gets shakier with age, his diary entries noting everything from current events to reflections on mortality.   "Yesterday, and to day, were real pleasant. This day has been ...

First ever Indianapolis Black Documentary Film Festival to debut

By Breanna Cooper ERIC WINSTON WILL USE the tradition of documentaries to share culture and history by showcasing the stories of African American life during the first ever Indianapolis Black Documentary Film Festival at Central Library on April ...

Grocery delivery makes a comeback

By Miranda Miller IT’S NO SECRET THAT AMERICANS LOVE FOOD. We photograph it, blog about it and even travel for it, following in Anthony Bourdain and Guy Fieri’s footsteps, but we hate battling jam-packed parking lots and long lines to shop ...