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Sugar Cream Pie – Gastro Obscura

Indiana’s unofficial state pie was once a desperate measure. When life hands you desperation, make desperation pie. Before sugar cream pie became Indiana’s unofficial state pie, it was a palatable answer to hard times. The earliest known recipe dates back to 1816, the same year Indiana became a state. But as …

Indiana lawmakers approve bill banning eyeball tattooing

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Legislature has approved a bill to effectively ban the practice of eyeball tattooing. The measure comes after a flurry of news reports last fall about a Canadian model who had major complications from getting her eyes tattooed purple. Under the Indiana proposal, tattooists would be …

Growing number of seniors caring for other seniors

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Paul Gregoline lies in bed, awaiting the helper who will get him up, bathed and groomed. He is 92 years old, has Alzheimer’s disease and needs a hand with nearly every task the day brings. When the aide arrives, though, he doesn’t look so different from …