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AirTran Airways customers affected by winter storms may change travel plans w/o penalty

ORLANDO, Fla. — AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: AAI), advises passengers that due to severe winter weather in the northeast and midwestern parts of the country, some flight operations may be affected through Saturday, December 20, 2008. Passengers holding reservations for travel scheduled December 18 through 11:30 pm EST December 19, […] Read the full story

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United Airlines offers advice to travelers affected by forecasted Midwest storms

CHICAGO, Ill. — As a result of forecasted snowstorms in the Midwest, United is encouraging customers in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin to take advantage of its travel waiver and to consider their travel plans, as certain change fees have been waived for them. United advises customers to log on to to make changes to […] Read the full story

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Purdue to test emergency text-messaging system today

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue will conduct a test of its emergency text-messaging system Friday (Dec. 12). The 1 p.m. test will read: “This is a TEST of the Purdue text-messaging system. In a real emergency, check for details.” No action is required from individuals receiving the message. So far, more than 18,955 students, […] Read the full story

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Purdue Libraries extend hours as students prepare for semester finals

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Libraries will extend hours at four facilities to help students prepare for their final exams this month. The John W. Hicks Undergraduate and Siegesmund Engineering libraries will be open around the clock, Dec. 7-20, starting at 11 a.m. Dec. 7 and ending at 5 p.m. Dec. 20. The Humanities, […] Read the full story

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Purdue Memorial Union rings in the holiday season

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The holiday season at Purdue University kicks off Monday (Dec. 8) with the arrival of a 30-foot-tall Christmas tree in the Memorial Union’s Great Hall. The tree, which is scheduled to arrive at the Union at noon, is a donation from Karen and Jack Ferry of Lafayette. Karen Ferry has been […] Read the full story

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Purdue student who died in Hawkins Hall fall identified

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The body found early Tuesday (Dec. 2) at the Hawkins Hall loading dock was positively identified Wednesday (Dec. 3) as that of Purdue University student Michael K. Allen. According to the office of the Tippecanoe County coroner, Allen’s death was caused by falling from a significant height. Allen, 20, of Fremont, […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 August 2020