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Gas prices are expected to hover around $4 per gallon this summer.

Gasoline likely to stay below $4 this summer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Drivers have something worth honking their horns over: Summer gasoline prices likely will remain below $4 a gallon, a Purdue University agricultural economist says. Market conditions that caused oil prices to shoot past $110 a barrel have improved in recent weeks, pushing oil back under $100 a barrel, said Wally Tyner, […] Read the full story

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Youth with disabilities can swim, play at Purdue summer program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Youth with disabilities can participate in a five-session Pete’s Pals program that offers community-based aquatic and motor therapy sessions. The program, which is open to children and youths ages 3-18, is 6-8 p.m. each Wednesday from June 29 to July 27 at Faith Community Center, 5526 State Road 26, Lafayette. The […] Read the full story

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Ivy Tech Lafayette instructors receive awards for excellence

LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Two Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette faculty members received the McAllister Excellence In Teaching award for their excellence in the classroom. Instructors are nominated by students and chosen by a peer committee. The award symbolizes demonstrated competency, hard work and determination. Bruce Delaplane received the McAllister Excellence In Teaching Award for Full-Time Faculty. […] Read the full story

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Ivy Tech-Lafayette, Saint Joseph’s reach agreement to help students earn bachelor’s degrees

LAFAYETTE and RENSSELAER, Ind. — Saint Joseph’s College and Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette have reached an agreement that will allow Ivy Tech students with associate degrees in specific majors and programs to earn a bachelor’s degree from SJC in a timely manner. SJC will accept associate degrees from Ivy Tech as equivalent to the first […] Read the full story

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Proposal banning ‘Spice’, Salvia moves to Governor

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Senate lawmakers voted 49-1 today in support of the final version of a proposal banning products like ‘Spice’ and the herb salvia divinorum in Indiana, sending the enrolled act to Governor Mitch Daniels where it could be signed into law. Senate Enrolled Act 57 adds various chemical compounds used in synthetic cannabinoids […] Read the full story

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Lafayette girl injured in single vehicle crash on CR 175 W

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A 16 year old Lafayette girl was pinned in her vehicle this morning after she lost control of the vehicle and struck a utility pole on County Road 175 West, just south of County Road 400 South. Shortly after 7:00a on Friday, April 22nd, members of the Tippecanoe Sheriff’s Office, Shadeland Fire […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 October 2012