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Dog Days organizers offer lesson plans for classrooms

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As part of the upcoming Dog Days of Summer project, lesson plans created around the theme of dogs are now being offered for teachers of students enrolled in kindergarten through the eighth grade. Project organizers said all of the lesson plans take Indiana’s core academic standards into account and are offered […] Read the full story

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Study finds big shifts in Indiana immigrant trends since 1990

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Today’s Indiana immigrant likely is Mexican or Asian, under age 40, a blue-collar laborer and not as proficient in English as foreign-born people who came to the United States even 20 years ago, according to a Purdue University study. “The immigrant population is young, it’s growing and it is increasingly diverse,” […] Read the full story

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IRS says file by April 15 even if you cannot pay

WASHINGTON, DC — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers to file their federal tax returns and pay any taxes they owe by the April 15 deadline. Aware that the economic downturn has affected many people, the agency urged taxpayers in difficult financial situations to file a tax return, pay what they can and work […] Read the full story

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IRS warns about top twelve tax scams of 2009

WASHINGTON, DC — The Internal Revenue Service today issued its 2009 “dirty dozen” list of most common tax scams, including schemes involving phishing, hiding income offshore and false claims for refunds. “Taxpayers should be wary of scams to avoid paying taxes that seem too good to be true, especially during these challenging economic times,” IRS […] Read the full story

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Tippecanoe County gets new Verizon cell tower

AMERICUS, Ind. — Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ, VOD) has activated a new cell site in northeast Tippecanoe County, which enables more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; access the Internet; view videos; and download music, games and ringtones. The new tower should […] Read the full story

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New Purdue scholarship designed to aid middle-income Hoosiers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new Purdue University scholarship would aid those students who benefit least from most scholarship programs – the sons and daughters of middle-class Indiana families. Purdue President France A. Córdova announced Friday (April 10) that the new Purdue Marquis Scholarship Program would be targeted to Hoosier students with family incomes of […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

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