Archive | May, 2008

IRS reminds small tax-exempt organizations of filing date for e-Postcard Electronic Notice

WASHINGTON –– The Internal Revenue Service today reminded small tax-exempt organizations of their new annual electronic filing requirement as the first filing deadline of May 15 approaches. Organizations can file by going to the appropriate page on the IRS.gov Web site. Beginning this year, most organizations whose gross receipts are normally $25,000 or less must […]

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Letter Carrier Food Drive totals in, more than 73,000 pounds collected

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A break in the rainy weather gave way for a cool and sunny start Saturday morning as local letter carriers collected donations during the annual NALC Letter Carrier’s Food Drive. Food donated by the Lafayette and West Lafayette communities totaled 73,197 pounds. With donations still coming in at Food Finders Food Bank […]

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Lafayette Fun Squares to perform at Lafayette Farmers Market, Saturday May 17

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Lafayette Fun Squares will be performing at the Lafayette Farmers’ Market on Saturday, May 24th from 9:30-11:30 am. Stacy Bogan will also be offering quick-sketch charcoal portraits. Fresh fruits, vegetables, Chinese and Asian greens, gourmet dog biscuits, kettle corn, lamb, beef, pork, free range farm fresh eggs, flowers, honey, dried herbs, […]

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Indiana joins multistate effort to fight emerald ash borer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has declared May 18-24 Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week, part of a multi-state effort to reinforce the dangers of firewood movement by unsuspecting citizens. “Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Awareness Week is aimed at all citizens, but we’ve chosen to focus our efforts on state parks and properties […]

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West Lafayette and North Central Purdue campuses shift to federal Direct Loan Program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Effective for fall 2008 semester enrollment, Purdue’s West Lafayette and North Central campuses will offer loans funded by the federal Direct Loan Program, university officials announced Monday (May 12). Purdue University Calumet already uses the Direct Loan Program. Previously, the two campuses processed student and parent federal loans through private lenders […]

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Indiana manufacturing jobs dropped 2.2 percent in 2007

EVANSTON, Ill., — Industrial employment in Indiana dropped 2.2% over the past 12 months according to the 2008 Indiana Manufacturers Directory, a compilation of state industry published annually by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Indiana lost 15,118 industrial jobs from March 2007 to March 2008 — comparable to the 2.4% decline MNI […]

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