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$1.5 million grant to go to improving heart health of African-Americans in Indiana

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Reducing the incidence of heart disease in the high-risk African-American population in Indiana is the aim of a new $1.5 million grant at Purdue University. “Heart disease not only can lead to premature death but also affect the quality of life for many individuals,” said Mohan J. Dutta, professor of health […] Read the full story

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Lafayette Crisis Center plans September training programs for prospective volunteers

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Lafayette Crisis Center is offering two Volunteer Training Programs this fall for those interested in volunteering at the Crisis Center. The Crisis Center provides free and confidential crisis intervention, suicide prevention, rape survivor advocacy, and info about community services 365 days per year, 24 hours per day. The Crisis Center’s 45-hour […] Read the full story

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Two gunmen rob Lafayette convenience store, LPD seeks information

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two men, armed with full-sized semi-automatic handguns, stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the Food Plus convenience store near the corner of Kossuth and South 9th Street in Lafayette last Friday night. Lafayette Police Department patrol officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at 903 Kossuth Street in Lafayette […] Read the full story

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Transatlantic technology workshop to put West Lafayette native on leadership path

VALPARAISO, Ind. — Valparaiso University engineering student and West Lafayette resident, Erin Dillon is one of 12 young leaders from the United States invited to participate in an international workshop on sustainable architecture and urban planning this September. Dillon, who spent the past academic year working on a project to build a new city hall […] Read the full story

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Inaugural Boiler Bridge Walk to bring together Purdue football, Greater Lafayette community

LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The inaugural Boiler Bridge Walk will be held Friday, September 10 beginning at 5:30pm. After the Sept. 10th walk, subsequent Boiler Bridge Walks will take place on Fridays before each of the seven home games and feature the Purdue Football team interacting with fellow citizens as they walk across the John T. […] Read the full story

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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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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 August 2011