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Flooded vegetables, fruits present health risk

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Vegetable and fruit crops partly or completely submerged in floodwater or that might have come in contact with the water could be contaminated with microorganisms and should not be sold or consumed as fresh produce, said Purdue University Extension specialists. Inedible flowers and other floriculture crops with flood residue should be […] Read the full story

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Throngs of people on the Pedestrian Bridge at the Taste of Tippecanoe

Taste of Tippecanoe detours in effect for CityBus routes, June 21 and 22

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Tippecanoe Art Federation’s annual “Taste of Tippecanoe” will cause significant detours for CityBus routes that service Downtown Lafayette-West Lafayette on Saturday, June 21st and Sunday, June 22nd. CityBus has announced the following closings and detours to accommodate the street festival that draws nearly 50,000 people to Downtown Lafayette. View of the […] Read the full story

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Traffic disruptions: South end of Discovery Park

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University West Lafayette has issued an updated list of traffic disruptions for this week. Several streets will be affected this week by the Harrison Street Aerial Line Relocation Project. Plans call for closure of South Martin Jischke Drive at Harrison Street until Saturday, such that southbound vehicles will not be […] Read the full story

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Specialist: Don’t take chances with tap water during floods

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Just because water looks crystal clear doesn’t mean it is safe to drink. That’s especially true in areas like those in Indiana that are experiencing record flooding, said Jane Frankenberger, a Purdue University Extension water quality specialist. Tap water should be boiled for one minute at a full rolling boil. Homeowners […] Read the full story

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Specialist: Don’t take chances with tap water during floods

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Just because water looks crystal clear doesn’t mean it is safe to drink. That’s especially true in areas like those in Indiana that are experiencing record flooding, said Jane Frankenberger, a Purdue University Extension water quality specialist. Tap water should be boiled for one minute at a full rolling boil. Homeowners […] Read the full story

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Satellite images show widespread flooding along the Wabash River

Keep umbrellas handy; Rain and flooding likely to continue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Hoosiers should keep their umbrellas and flashlights handy because the thunderstorms that have marked spring, especially early June, likely will continue until the end of July. Infrared satellite images of southern Indiana show widespread flooding of the White and Wabash rivers. The image on the left was taken on May 28, […] Read the full story

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