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Central Catholic students take 4th at National History Day Competition

LAFAYETTE, Ind.– Central Catholic Junior-Senior High School ninth grade students, Samuel Kochert and Peter Thompson, took 4th place in the Senior Group Exhibit category at The Kenneth E. Behring National History Day competition at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. The students collaborated on a project titled, The Camera: Bringing the Civil War […] Read the full story

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8th Purdue president dies; remembered for love of students, philanthropy

FORT MYERS, FLA. — Purdue’s eighth president, Arthur G. Hansen, who led the university from 1971-1982, died Monday (July 5) following complications from surgery at Health Park Medical Center in Fort Myers, Fla. He was 85. The only Purdue president to also be an alumnus, Hansen focused much of his energies on developing relationships with […] Read the full story

Posted in Obituaries, Purdue News

Visiting youth to perform charity benefit, community service projects

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Young people from across the nation will participate in several community outreach events on July 10 and 11 as part of the 2010 National Youth Convention of the New Apostolic Church. Nearly 1,200 of the conventioneers, ages 13-25, will participate in the 2010 Lafayette CureSearch for Children’s Cancer 5 K Walk […] Read the full story

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Fireworks can cause hearing loss in children

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As the Fourth of July approaches, parents should remember that fireworks could cause permanent hearing loss in children, says a Purdue expert. “One large acoustic event – when it is very loud at one time – can cause hearing loss,” says Jennifer Simpson, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Speech, […] Read the full story

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Tips to keep children, family safe July 4th

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With Independence Day quickly approaching, citizens should consider the risks fireworks pose to children and families, and ensure that proper precautions are taken to avoid a holiday trip to the ER. According to the CDC, eleven people died and an estimated 9,200 were treated in emergency departments for fireworks-related injuries in the […] Read the full story

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Dozens of new Indiana laws take effect July 1

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Dozens of new laws are set to go into effect on July 1, ranging from cracking down on overdue child support to relieving overcrowded prisons, strengthening drunken driving penalties to protecting property rights, according to State Sens. Ron Alting and Brandt Hershman (Rs-Lafayette). “In all, 115 bills were passed and signed into […] Read the full story

Posted in Indiana Politics

Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 July 2020