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Lafayette residents earn honors for academic excellence

VALPARAISO, Ind. and BLACKSBURG, Virg. — Two Lafayette residents were recently honored by their universities for excellence during the 2007-2008 academic year. Kellie Koerner of Lafayette was recognized by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Valparaiso University for her achievement during the 2007-2008 academic year. Koerner was inducted into Valparaiso’s chapter of Pi […] Read the full story

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CityBus rides free and easy with Purdue ID

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Owning a Purdue ID card means a free ride on CityBus — good news for many Purdue students, faculty and staff members who want to save the costs of driving to and parking at the West Lafayette campus. CityBus and Purdue have a contracted partnership in which Purdue students, faculty and […] Read the full story

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Purdue child care center readying for Aug 11 start

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Patty Jischke Early Care and Education Center is on schedule to open Aug. 11. Finishing touches are being completed on the building’s interiors, landscaping and playgrounds, and a newly appointed director is actively recruiting, hiring and training educators and staff for the site. Center operator Children’s Choice Learning Centers selected […] Read the full story

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Public works projects to create disruptions of traffic, parking around Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In addition to numerous ongoing streets and public works projects going on in and around Purdue University in West Lafayette, here are notes on a few expected to cause disruptions this week. — Sewer lining project. At the north end of Oval Drive (north of Memorial Mall), vehicle and pedestrian restrictions […] Read the full story

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St. Elizabeth Regional Health and Unity Healthcare host fund raiser for YWCA Women’s Cancer Program, seeks vendors

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — St. Elizabeth Regional Health and Unity Healthcare will be hosting the inaugural “Ultimate Pink Party” (formerly Celebration of Women) on October 10, 2008 at the Best Western in Lafayette, Indiana from 5:30-11pm. Vendors and center stage for speaker presentations and entertainment will be in the main banquet room. Attendance is expected to […] Read the full story

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Penny-pinching seniors put health, well-being at risk

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Evidence is mounting that seniors are cutting everyday expenses to keep up with the economic downturn and, as a result, are putting themselves at risk. From skipping medications and meals to falling for financial scams and cancelling social outings, local eldercare experts warn families to be on alert and make sure seniors […] Read the full story

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