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Coming up on Indiana Newsdesk, Purdue University is one step away from sealing a deal with for-profit Kaplan University. Up next, what last ditch efforts are being made to try to stop it.

Plus some Vigo County residents worry changes to voting centers will make it harder for some people to cast a ballot. Why the election board says that simply isn’t true.

And, if you aren’t hungry yet – you will be after you see this story! We take a look at a slice of life in Indiana: sugar cream pie. Ahead we’ll talk about at how a desperation dessert became a beloved part of Indiana culture.

Those stories plus the latest headlines from across the state Friday at 6 p.m. on Indiana Newsdesk.

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November 17, 2017

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The pies are lined up in rows of 14, then pushed into the oven. A machine pours sugar cream pie filling into the shells as they enter the oven.

Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk:’ Purdue’s Kaplan Deal; Sugar Cream Pie

Purdue University's deal with for-profit Kaplan University. Vigo County residents worry changes to voting centers will make it harder to vote. And Wick's Pies.

November 17, 2017

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Sugar cream pie enthusiasts say there are no eggs in authentic recipes.

Why Is Sugar Cream Pie So Popular In Indiana?

While a Winchester company made sugar cream pies available to the masses, the dessert's popularity in the Hoosier state dates back to the 1800s.

November 17, 2017

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Wick's Pies uses large mixers to emulate how home cooks would mix their pie crusts by hand.

Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Purdue University's deal with for-profit Kaplan University. Vigo County residents worry changes to voting centers will make it harder to vote. And Wick's Pies.

November 17, 2017

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Purdue Faculty Hold Out Hope Of Stopping Kaplan Acquisition

Purdue University’s acquisition of a for-profit online college is being criticized by some of the university’s own faculty members.

November 10, 2017

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Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk:’ Parent, Baby Co-sleeping; Veterans Day

Is it dangerous to let your baby sleep beside you in bed? New sonar technology of Lake Monroe. And we sit down with two of Indiana’s own veterans.

November 10, 2017

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Brown County Acquires Sonar, Water Rescue Equipment Through Grant

New technology is giving one Indiana county a better look at what’s at the bottom of Lake Monroe, and it’s helping law enforcement solve some cases.

November 10, 2017

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Veterans Day: World War II Veterans Reflect On Their Service

The veterans shared their memories of what that time was like and what their service means to them decades later.

November 10, 2017

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Doctors, Researchers & Parents At Odds Over ‘Safe’ Sleep

Several state and federal agencies say safe sleep means adults shouldn't share a bed with a baby, but some researchers and parents disagree.

November 10, 2017

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Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Is it dangerous to let your baby sleep beside you in bed? New sonar technology of Lake Monroe. And we sit down with two of Indiana’s own veterans.

November 9, 2017

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"Shame On The Gov," "Save Our Trees" and "A Forest Is A Community Not A Commodity" were just a few of the signs featured at the protest.

1,700 Trees Sell For About $108K At Timber Auction In Yellowwood

A group of activists is asking Governor Eric Holcomb to stop future logging in the back country area of Yellowwood State Forest.

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