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Lafayette residents pledge to lose 10k pounds, more new pledges encouraged

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — NBC’s “The Biggest Loser: Couples,” General Mills, Subway, and Feeding America are partnering on the Pound For Pound Challenge, a national initiative encouraging residents in Greater Lafayette and Americans across the country to lose weight to help combat hunger in their local communities. Recent data from the USDA shows that many residents […] Read the full story

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May 2 is deadline to apply for Tippecanoe “Youth Building” grants

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The May 2 deadline to submit proposals is fast approaching for a brand new funding opportunity to benefit youth in Tippecanoe County. Up to $100,000 has been made available by the Board of Directors of The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette through discretionary funds to seed Youth Building initiatives. The Community Foundation […] Read the full story

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April 18 tax filing deadline looms; IRS offers tips to taxpayers

WASHINGTON, DC — The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that they have two weeks remaining until the April 18 filing deadline and that they can use IRS Free File to do their taxes or file an extension. As of March 25, the IRS has received more than 82 million individual income tax returns, which […] Read the full story

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Lafayette seeks community input on South Tipp Park renovation

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department, Ellsworth-Romig Neighborhood Association (ERNA) and Bauer Community Center (formerly South Side Community Center) are working together to develop a master plan for the renovation of South Tipp Park at 3rd and Fountain Streets, near downtown Lafayette. A survey designed to gather input from neighbors, residents and park […] Read the full story

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Indiana House passes landmark School Voucher Program

WASHINGTON, DC — Indiana children may soon have the opportunity to use school vouchers to attend the private schools of their parents’ choice next year. The Indiana House of Representatives tonight passed legislation to create an expansive, accountable school choice program that will benefit low-income families. The American Federation for Children, which has worked with […] Read the full story

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Groups that oppose smoke-free law are Alting’s top donors in last two elections

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Claiming it raises questions about his opposition to a smoke-free law that includes bars, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today released data from the National Institute on Money in State Politics showing that over the last two election cycles, State Senator Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) has taken more political contributions from businesses involved […] Read the full story

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 June 2019