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Lafayette Symphony awards 15 McPherson String Scholarships for 2009

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Fifteen Lafayette-area string musicians, including four who are home-schooled, are winners of this year’s McPherson String Scholarships to advance their musical training, the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra announced Tuesday (April 28). The 2009 McPherson Scholarship recipients are Daniel Choi, Agustina de la Fuente, Joseph Frank, Mark Timmerman, Amy He and Bryce Wang of […] Read the full story

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Consumers can eat pork with no concern for swine flu

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Shoppers should not shy away from pork products over concerns regarding reports of swine flu across the country, said Purdue University experts. Purdue Extension nutrition specialist Melissa Maulding said the flu virus is not a food-borne pathogen, and there is no risk to the food supply. “The flu is a virus […] Read the full story

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Governor signs measure providing E85 fueling station grants

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Gov. Mitch Daniels’ signed a bill that could increase the use of E85 – a blend of 15 percent petroleum-based gasoline and 85 percent ethanol – on campuses and school grounds throughout the state. House Enrolled Act 1193 was passed in overwhelming fashion by both the Senate and House of Representatives. “Grants […] Read the full story

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West Lafayette police seek suspect who injured woman

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — West Lafayette Police Department is seeking a man who reportedly cut a woman on the leg at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday (April 25) on South Salisbury Street in West Lafayette. The suspect was described as a black male who was wearing a white shirt and blue jeans. Anyone with information about […] Read the full story

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Local student presents at Valpo’s Meteorology Conference

VALPARAISO, Ind. -– Stephanie Dunten of Lafayette was among the student poster presenters at Valparaiso University’s seventh annual Great Lakes Meteorology Conference on March 28. The conference, organized by meteorology students in VU’s Northwest Indiana National Weather Association (NWA) chapter, included a variety of presentations on meteorological topics with a focus on weather affecting the […] Read the full story

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Birth and Beyond at Tippecanoe Mall

LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Clarian Arnett Health and the Tippecanoe Mall have partnered in efforts to coordinate an education and information event for moms and moms-to-be. “We understand the importance of family and that’s why we decided to host an event dedicated to growing families,” said Carrie Loudon, Event Coordinator. The Birth and Beyond event will […] Read the full story

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