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Indiana putting old tires to new use in transportation projects

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Civil engineers at Purdue University helped the Indiana Department of Transportation save more than $1 million over the past two years by using shredded tires as a new low-cost material in construction projects. “It’s a green project that saves materials and eliminates the landfilling of millions of tires,” said INDOT Commissioner […] Read the full story

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Eat, Drink and Be Merry – Healthy Holiday Eating Seminar

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In conjunction with Club NewTone, students from the dietetic program in the Department of Foods and Nutrition at Purdue University will present a nutrition seminar entitled “Eat, Drink and Be Merry – Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season” on December 7, 2010 at 6:30pm at Club NewTone, located at 725 Sagamore Parkway […] Read the full story

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Obedience training can keep your puppy off Santa’s “naughty list”

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — It might be cute to watch a puppy chew up a holiday stocking on Christmas morning, but pet owners might want to consider the gift of behavior training to ensure a happy life with their pet, says a Purdue University veterinarian. “Millions of pets are given up to shelters because of […] Read the full story

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PUPD arrest juvenile in connection with string of office thefts

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police on Tuesday (Nov. 30) arrested a 16-year-old Lafayette girl in connection with a series of thefts that occurred in various campus offices in the last week. Since Nov. 24 police had received five reports of stolen wallets and credit cards from offices in Stewart Center, Pfendler Hall, Dauch […] Read the full story

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After-school engineering program offered for 6th-8th graders

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Purdue University will offer students in sixth through eighth grades two after-school engineering sessions during the spring semester. The Innovation to Reality (I2R) program, sponsored by Purdue’s Women in Engineering Program, will focus on finding solutions to the global problems of food supply and energy. The free sessions will offer presentations, […] Read the full story

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IRS says almost 70% of taxpayers e-filed in 2010

WASHINGTON, DC — Nearly 99 million individuals filed their federal income tax returns electronically during 2010, a 3 percent increase in the IRS e-file rate. Of the 141.5 million returns filed so far this year, almost 70 percent were filed electronically. The new normal Each year, more taxpayers chose to e-file their tax returns. For […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 December 2019