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Gaming Study Committee to meet Monday to tackle riverboat, casino, racino issues

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Lawmakers on the Senate Committee on Gaming will meet on Monday to discuss a variety of topics ranging from racino tax breaks to non-smoking accommodations at Indiana’s riverboat casinos and racinos, State Sen. Luke Kenley (R-Noblesville) said. Kenley, committee co-chair, said lawmakers on Monday will being discussing horse racing issues at 10 […] Read the full story

Posted in Indiana Politics

New Moms Tea schedule for fall released

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Kathryn Weil Center for Education and the Spirit of Women continue to offer new and expecting moms in the area an opportunity to learn in a relaxed environment. The New Moms Tea meets weekly at 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Kathryn Weil Center for Education, located inside the Medical Arts […] Read the full story

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Forum to address violence against women

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Center for the Study of Violence will host a forum on Aug. 26 on the issue of international violence against women. Speakers will discuss violence against women and how ending the violence promotes economic opportunity, democratic governance and security. They also will discuss initiatives such as the International Violence […] Read the full story

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Applications are being accepted for AED programs

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Kathryn Weil Center for Education and Chili Blast Charities Inc. are accepting applications for the placement of AEDs (cardiac defibrillators) in area non-profit organizations. The organization must be located in Tippecanoe or Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Warren or White counties and may be tax-based. Applications are due by Tuesday, Sept. […] Read the full story

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Fish info for pregnant, nursing women available on iPhone apps

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Information about safe fish consumption for pregnant and nursing women is available from a variety of Purdue University sources, including an iPhone application, Web site and a wallet card. “We’re motivated to assure that babies are healthy, so our goal is to make sure that women eat fish and that they […] Read the full story

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Ivy Tech, Purdue to co-enroll students for agriculture degree

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University College of Agriculture and Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette are partnering on a new program to help make higher education even more accessible to Indiana students. The Pathway Program, announced today (8/13) during the Ivy Tech State Board of Trustees meeting, is an educational offering that allows students to co-enroll […] Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Purdue News

Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 December 2010