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Presidential candidates quietly vying for Latino vote

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Immigration issues were a divisive force in the 2004 election, so this year’s candidates are taking a quieter, more direct approach to reaching the Latino population, says a Purdue University political scientist. “What we’re seeing instead is microtargeting the Latino demographic,” says James McCann, a professor of political science who is […] Read the full story

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Crash kills West Lafayette man, injures 3 others

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a single vehicle personal injury crash in the 700 block E 900 N, shortly after 10:00pm on Monday, September 29. The crash killed a West Lafayette man and injured three others when the vehicle they were riding in left the roadway and flipped. Bradley […] Read the full story

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Art Museum of Greater Lafayette receives beautification grant

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette awarded a Community Beautification Field of Interest Grant, in the amount of $1,800, to the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette. The funds will be applied to landscaping the Art Museum grounds. John Collier, Director of Campus Planning for Purdue, has volunteered to design a new landscaping […] Read the full story

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Ivy Tech hosts alternative fuel and energy show at the Tippecanoe Mall

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles offer hope in the face of rising fuel costs, environmental concerns, and an uncertain economy. On Friday, October 3, Ivy Tech Community College will host an alternative fuel and energy show at the Tippecanoe Mall in Lafayette. The event is part of a nationwide celebration called […] Read the full story

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Social Web sites can chill friendships, lead to poor health

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Too much time spent making “virtual” friends online can freeze out close “real” friendships that do matter, and that may not be good for a person’s health, says a Purdue University communication expert. “Reconnecting with college or high school buddies is fine, but too much time spent on these virtual friendships […] Read the full story

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Motorists urged to use caution when driving near Feast of the Hunters Moon

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Motorists are asked to use extra caution when traveling the roadways in and around Fort Quiatenon on Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, 2008. The 2008 Feast of the Hunters’ Moon will be held at that location and there will be a significant increase in motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 September 2020