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Indiana Township Association releases report; challenges Kernan-Shepard Commission claims

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A new report commissioned by the Indiana Township Association raises doubts about expected savings from government consolidation and dispels many of the claims made by the Commission on Local Government Reform (the Kernan-Shepard Commission) and its supporters. The ITA study, prepared by Wendell Cox of Demographia, states that a primary flaw in […] Read the full story

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SIA presents Excellence in Environmental Stewardship Award

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — On Monday, May 4, 2009, in celebration of the 5th Anniversary of achieving zero landfill status, Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) will host the inaugural SIA Environmental Stewardship Awards Ceremony, honoring the local individual and non-profit organization or school that best exemplify the meaning of environmental stewardship. Beginning March 16, 2009, SIA […] Read the full story

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IRS: Taxpayers filing earlier, banking larger refunds in 2009

WASHINGTON, DC — Taxpayers are filing earlier and receiving larger refunds so far this year, according to early filing season statistics released today by the Internal Revenue Service. As of Feb. 27, 2009, the IRS had received 56 million individual tax returns, a slight increase over the previous year. And, the average individual refund was […] Read the full story

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Ivy Tech Community College searching for distinguished alumni

LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Ivy Tech Community College is accepting nominations for its annual Distinguished Alumni award. The chosen alumni will be honored at the college’s commencement ceremony on May 10 at 2:00 p.m. in Elliott Hall of Music, West Lafayette. Nominees must be a graduate of Ivy Tech Community College and have received either an […] Read the full story

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Governor to present at Town Hall Meeting in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Gov. Mitch Daniels will make a presentation during a town hall meeting Friday in Downtown Lafayette, state Rep. Randy Truitt (R-West Lafayette), said today. The town hall meeting at 10:00a Friday in the Lafayette Theater, 600 Main St. , Lafayette, is sponsored by Reps. Truitt, Tim Brown and Sheila Klinker and state […] Read the full story

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Indiana’s faith, health leaders join push for comprehensive smokefree law

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Leaders of Indiana’s major faith denominations today joined the fight to reduce the devastating effects of tobacco-caused death and disease in Indiana by asking legislators to pass a comprehensive smokefree law that protects every Hoosier’s right to breathe clean, smokefree air. Faith leaders will march to the State House and assemble candles […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 February 2006