The biggest story to hit Indiana’s food scene recently has been the New York Times’ celebration of the fried chicken in the southern part of the Hoosier state. “If you see a steeple in southeastern Indiana,” wrote...
More than 14,000 state residents died that year as a result of the Indiana influenza epidemic. In the annals of Indiana Disasters, the Indiana influenza pandemic of 1918 stands out. The first official cases...
During the 1950s and 1960s, walking down Indiana Avenue was a cultural adventure. The Indianapolis thoroughfare, sometimes referred to as just “the Avenue,” offered musical venues, restaurants, and theaters that catered to the city’s black community. 
Today, we celebrate the life of the great entrepreneur and philanthropist Madam C.J. Walker (1867 – 1919) who has been described as the first American self-made woman millionaire.  This...
Only in East Chicago can a homicide take place at a political fundraiser with four hundred guests just a room away and nobody see or hear a thing.
When it comes to depictions of war, most Hoosiers think of writers—Ernie Pyle and his columns, or Kurt Vonnegut and Slaughterhouse-Five. But John A. Bushemi of Gary, Indiana, achieved great success by capturing World War II with his camera, until he lost his life while taking the war-time photographs he loved.
The true story of Alice Gray, the wild woman called Diana of the Dunes by Indiana newspapers in the early twentieth century
SUBJECT WARNING: This story contains graphic detail of a 1982 Lafayette, Indiana murder. It is one of the strangest and most horrifying murder cases in Lafayette history—a case that is still difficult to read...
Over the last few years, Indiana politicians and educators have spent a lot of time debating pre-K—namely how to stop Hoosier kids from falling further behind and how to pay for the new programs. 
our forgotten breweries, just a few of the many highlighted in Hoosier Beer: Tapping into Indiana Brewing History.

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