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National Poinsettia Trials Consumer Open House features a plethora of poinsettias

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The second annual Purdue National Poinsettia Trials Consumer Open House will take place from 1-5 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Purdue University horticulture greenhouse. Poinsettia growers, breeders and consumers from across the country will be able to assess more than 95 different plants of various colors, shapes and sizes at Purdue […] Read the full story

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Patients’ behaviors key consideration in mammography, screening guidelines

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Policy-makers who establish health screening guidelines, such as mammograms for breast cancer, need to consider that it takes time for people to change their health behaviors, says a Purdue University health communication expert. “People are not light switches,” says Jakob D. Jensen, an assistant professor of communication. “It takes people a […] Read the full story

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Panel to discuss appropriate use of mammography on Dec 3

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A panel consisting of Greater Lafayette health care providers and advocacy groups will present “Appropriate Use of Mammography As A Screening Tool” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Kathryn Weil Center for Education in Lafayette, Ind. Thomas L. Summer, M.D., Lafayette Surgical Clinic and the St. Elizabeth Breast Center, […] Read the full story

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Alting reminds area parents to check video, computer game ratings info

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) urges Indiana’s shoppers to pay careful attention to the age and content ratings provided by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) when purchasing computer and video games as gifts this holiday season. A recent Entertainment Software Association (ESA) poll found that 43 percent of Americans plan to […] Read the full story

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Lafayette Christmas Parade registration ends Nov 16

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The entry deadline for the December 6th Lafayette Christmas Parade is approaching quickly. Monday, November 16th marks the deadline for all entries. The entry fee is $10 for nonprofits and $25 for corporate entries. To register for the parade, groups and bands must complete the applicable entry form (there is one for […] Read the full story

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Tippecanoe Sheriff asks public to help find credit card thief

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s detectives are asking the public to help find a woman suspected of using a credit card stolen from a college student to buy gift cards worth $600 from Lafayette area merchants. On September 17th of this year, Cassandra McKeown, a student at St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, had her […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 July 2020