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Social Web sites can chill friendships, lead to poor health

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Too much time spent making “virtual” friends online can freeze out close “real” friendships that do matter, and that may not be good for a person’s health, says a Purdue University communication expert. “Reconnecting with college or high school buddies is fine, but too much time spent on these virtual friendships […] Read the full story

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Motorists urged to use caution when driving near Feast of the Hunters Moon

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Motorists are asked to use extra caution when traveling the roadways in and around Fort Quiatenon on Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, 2008. The 2008 Feast of the Hunters’ Moon will be held at that location and there will be a significant increase in motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic […] Read the full story

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Public forum on Oct 2 continues arts-cultural assessment effort

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Tippecanoe Cultural Planning Steering Committee will seek input from the community in a public forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, as an important next step for assessing the contributions as well as short- and long-term needs for Lafayette-West Lafayette’s arts and cultural community. Marc Goldring, associate principal of Massachusetts consulting […] Read the full story

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Ribbon cut at Harrison’s PEFCU@School branch

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –– Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU) and William Henry Harrison High School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Greater Lafayette’s second in-school financial institution at 7:00 a.m., on Tuesday, September 23. PEFCU opened the area’s first in-school financial institution in January 2005 at Lafayette Jefferson High School. “We are pleased to have […] Read the full story

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Kathryn Weil Center hosts free peripheral arterial disease screening

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Kathryn Weil Center for Education, St. Elizabeth Regional Health and area health care providers are teaming together to provide a free Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) screening from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Kathryn Weil Center for Education. The center is located in the Medical Arts […] Read the full story

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October 15 tax deadline nears; Last chance for stimulus payments

WASHINGTON, DC — The Oct. 15 deadline to file a 2007 income tax return and to receive an economic stimulus payment this year is fast approaching. This is the deadline for the estimated 4.3 million retirees and disabled veterans who may be eligible to receive a stimulus payment but who normally don’t file a tax […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

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