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IRS Free File now available to almost all taxpayers

WASHINGTON, DC — The Internal Revenue Service and its private-sector partners are making Free File available starting today. Most taxpayers can have free use of helpful tax preparation software and free electronic filing of the federal tax returns. There are many new tax breaks this filing season and Free File software can make it easier […] Read the full story

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Scammers see Haitian earthquake as opportunity to profit

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The earthquake Tuesday (Jan. 12) in Haiti caused massive destruction with widespread loss of life and property. The stories and pictures over the next few days and weeks will undoubtedly trigger the urge in people to make contributions to help. “Unfortunately, these events also bring out the con artists and scammers […] Read the full story

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Pound For Pound Challenge inspires Greater Lafayette to lose weight to help hunger crisis

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — NBC’s The Biggest Loser, General Mills, Subway, 24 Hour Fitness and Feeding America are partnering on the Pound For Pound Challenge, a program that encourages residents in the Greater Lafayette area and Americans across the country to lose weight nationally to help provide hunger relief locally. For a second year, for every […] Read the full story

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Ivy Tech Community Peace Program to commemorate Martin Luther King

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Ivy Tech Lafayette will host a Community Peace Program to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. this Friday (Jan. 15) from noon to 1:00pm. The program will feature a keynote address by Travis Brown, music from the Tecumseh Singers of Lafayette, special recognition of the Essay Contest winners, and a winter clothing donation […] Read the full story

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Enrollment open for TAF’s After School Arts Program

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Enrollment is now open for the ASAP After School Arts Program. This Tippecanoe Arts Federation program offers a variety of classes for grades 1-12 including Hip Hop, Theater, Dance, Video, DJ Spin, Ceramics, and Painting and Drawing. Most classes run from 4:00-5:30 at the Wells Community Cultural Center, located at 638 North […] Read the full story

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Financial aid presentation to offer information for students, parents

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — High school students and their parents can learn more about college financial aid during an upcoming presentation by Purdue’s Division of Financial Aid and the Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette financial aid office. The presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Ivy Tech Community College Auditorium, 3101 S. […] Read the full story

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