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Friends of Bob Presents Habib Koite Justin Moore
 

Friends of Bob Presents Habib Koite

Friends of Bob live music co-op presents Habib Koité on Saturday, February 22 at Lafayette’s Duncan Hall. Koité is a solo singer, songwriter and guitarist, based in Mali. His band, Bamada, is a supergroup of West African musicians, including Kélétigui Diabaté playing balafon. Koité is known primarily for his unique approach to playing the guitar […]

Justin Moore’s Off The Beaten Path Tour

Justin Moore will truly take his fans on a unique journey with a headlining tour in support of his September 17 album release ‘Off The Beaten Path.’ “I can’t express, in words, how excited I am about this tour. The success of the Outlaws Like Me Tour gave us the opportunity to step it up […]

Mike Scharf and Termites

Science Cafe discusses termites’ digestive system as biofuel refinery

12 July 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — One of the peskiest household pests, while disastrous to homes, could prove to be a boon for cars, according to a Purdue University study. Mike Scharf, the O. Wayne Rollins/Orkin Chair in Molecular Physiology and Urban Entomology, said his laboratory has discovered a cocktail of enzymes from the guts of termites […]

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Indiana Black Expo

Purdue focuses on youth at 2011 Indiana Black Expo

12 July 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Encouraging youth to focus on their academic and community service goals while developing life skills are the themes that Purdue University is supporting at the 41st annual Summer Celebration of the Indiana Black Expo in Indianapolis. The Expo started July 7 and concludes on Sunday (July 17). Purdue is sponsoring the […]

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Dayton man dies in West Lafayette motorcycle crash

12 July 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A motorcyclist lost control of his bike shortly after 10:00p last night (Monday, July 11) near the intersection of US 52 and Morehouse Road in West Lafayette. The driver, 54 year old Jeffery C. Wooten of Dayton, was declared dead at the scene. According to the Sheriff’s deputy’s report, the Tippecanoe […]

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Lafayette man in custody after early morning hit-and-run near Triple XXX

11 July 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Lafayette man has been arrested for a hit and run that happened in the early hours of the morning on Saturday, July 9th in West Lafayette. Shortly before 3:30am on the 9th, the West Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a […]

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Indiana DOE releases parent application for new voucher program

11 July 2011

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Education (DOE) has released a parent application form that allows lower income families to apply for vouchers to schools that best fit their children’s needs. Participating schools are prepared to work with families on the applications, and more information about the program and eligibility requirements is available at […]

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Purdue ROV Team

Purdue ROV team excels at international competition

07 July 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University student team earned second place in an international competition to design and build a remotely operated underwater vehicle and perform a simulated mission to cap a leaking offshore oil well. “We’ve had a phenomenal year,” said Seth Baklor, team captain and a junior in industrial engineering. “Our second-place […]

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