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Indiana House passes landmark School Voucher Program

WASHINGTON, DC — Indiana children may soon have the opportunity to use school vouchers to attend the private schools of their parents’ choice next year. The Indiana House of Representatives tonight passed legislation to create an expansive, accountable school choice program that will benefit low-income families. The American Federation for Children, which has worked with […] Read the full story

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Groups that oppose smoke-free law are Alting’s top donors in last two elections

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Claiming it raises questions about his opposition to a smoke-free law that includes bars, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today released data from the National Institute on Money in State Politics showing that over the last two election cycles, State Senator Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) has taken more political contributions from businesses involved […] Read the full story

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Ivy Tech students take alternative spring break in Washington DC

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — While most college students use their spring break to relax on the beach, a group of Ivy Tech-Lafayette students spent their break touring Washington D.C and meeting our government officials. This Alternative Spring Break Trip gave student leaders and those interested in a career in public service the opportunity to learn first […] Read the full story

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Holocaust Remembrance Conference set April 3-13

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 30th annual Greater Lafayette Holocaust Remembrance Conference will take place April 3-13 in Purdue University’s Stewart Center and at other West Lafayette locations. The conference theme is “Fear of the ‘Other’: Still with Us.” Registration for the conference will begin at 12:30p. April 3 in Stewart Center, Room 214. All […] Read the full story

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Indiana Energy Star Credit has reached its cap

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Revenue announced today that as of March 1, 2011, claims toward the Energy Star Heating & Cooling Equipment Credit had reached Indiana’s $1 million limit, which the legislature assigned to cover claims toward this credit. Any claims received after the cap was reached will be denied. A denial […] Read the full story

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Ivy Tech to host Science Olympiad Wildcard Tournament

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Science Olympiad Wildcard Tournament will be held Saturday, March 12 from 9:00a to 3:00p at Ivy Tech Community College in Lafayette. Winners of the wildcard tournament will proceed to the state tournament April 2 at Purdue University Calumet. Science Olympiad is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of […] Read the full story

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