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Statewide child safety campaign warns drivers: Kids dart. Drive smart.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — August 10 marked the kick-off for the statewide child safety campaign, Kids dart. Drive smart. The campaign, initiated by Riley Hospital for Children in 2007, provides campaign signs to the public free of charge to place in their yards warning drivers to stay alert for children playing outdoors. To support this initiative, […] Read the full story

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Vegetable growers: Late blight confirmed in Indiana

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory has confirmed late blight infecting tomatoes in several Indiana counties, including Tippecanoe, Vermillion and Bartholomew. “Both home growers and commercial growers of tomatoes should be vigilant and scout,” said Dan Egel, Purdue Extension plant pathologist. “Indiana is second in the nation in growing […] Read the full story

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PUPD, West Lafayette police educate campus, community on crosswalks, enforcement

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University Police Department and West Lafayette police will conduct an enforcement campaign the week of Aug. 24-31 to educate students and the public about new crosswalks aimed at helping ensure pedestrian safety on busy streets around campus. The new crosswalks are the result of a joint effort between the […] Read the full story

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Farmers Market finishes at Purdue, relocates Downtown for remainder of season

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Downtown Development Council of Greater Lafayette Commerce is announcing the Lafayette Farmers Market will be ending its season on Purdue Campus on Thursday, August 13th. The market will relocate downtown on 5th Street for the remainder of the season, beginning August 20th. A visit to the Lafayette Farmers Market promises some […] Read the full story

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‘I Am Ivy Tech’ freshmen orientation offered August 6

LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– A new student orientation called “I Am Ivy Tech” will take place at Ivy Tech Community College in Lafayette on Thursday, August 6 from 8 am to noon. The orientation will offer tips and information advantageous to a student’s first year of college. General information and presentations about transitioning to college, student […] Read the full story

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Police asking for help in search for missing Lafayette girl

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Lafayette Police Department is investigating a missing person case and is asking for the public’s help to find 16 year old Quinta Leathem of Lafayette, Indiana. Leathem is 16 years old, 5’5” tall and weighs around 274 pounds. She has brown eyes and long dark brown hair that is usually worn […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 December 2010