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Indiana celebrates 8 years of Safe Haven Babies

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Governor Mitch Daniels recently proclaimed the month of July as Indiana Safe Haven Month and the National Safe Haven Alliance in Indiana will celebrate by hosting a Safe Haven Birthday Party for babies who were adopted thanks to legislation passed overwhelmingly in the 2000 session of the Indiana General Assembly. Lt. Governor […] Read the full story

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World War II veterans reuniting this weekend at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A tour of the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine and the Armstrong Hall of Engineering will be part of what has become an annual event for World War II veterans of the U.S. Army’s 250th Field Artillery Battalion. Seven veterans who served under Gen. George Patton and were attached to […] Read the full story

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Fiery crash closes I-65 north of Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A crash involving three semi tractor trailers has closed part of Interstate 65 north of Lafayette, Indiana. One of the vehicles has caught fire, and State Police are rerouting traffic off of I-65 onto State Road 43. According to an Indiana State Police spokesman, no serious injuries were sustained in the crash […] Read the full story

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Photo of Adult Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer detection program continues with purple panel traps

Emerald Ash Borer (Photo courtesy of: H. Russel,Michigan State University) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources are continuing emerald ash borer detection efforts in the state with a new program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS). Throughout the remainder of the […] Read the full story

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Gas leak near Russell Street, Wiley Hall repaired

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A gas line rupture on the Purdue West Lafayette campus on Wednesday (June 18) that forced the evacuation of Wiley Hall and some residences along Russell Street has been repaired. The leak occurred around 10 a.m. when an asphalt and paving contractor working in the area hit a two-inch gas line. […] Read the full story

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ALERT: West Lafayette motorists should avoid parts of Russell Street due to gas leak

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue police are urging people to avoid Russell Street east of Wiley Hall after a contractor working in the area hit a gas line. Purdue police and fire departments responded to the initial call, and Vectren is currently at the scene to repair the gas line. Wiley Hall and residences at […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 November 2011