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Fireworks can cause hearing loss in children

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As the Fourth of July approaches, parents should remember that fireworks could cause permanent hearing loss in children, says a Purdue expert. “One large acoustic event – when it is very loud at one time – can cause hearing loss,” says Jennifer Simpson, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Speech, […]

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Greater Lafayette “Stars and Stripes” Celebration plans announced

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The annual 4th of July Stars & Stripes concert and fireworks display is moving to downtown Lafayette for the 2010 celebration. Due to many road construction projects at Purdue University, Slayter Center for the Performing Arts was not available for this year’s event, so the Stars and Stripes planning committee selected the […]

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Tips to keep children, family safe July 4th

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With Independence Day quickly approaching, citizens should consider the risks fireworks pose to children and families, and ensure that proper precautions are taken to avoid a holiday trip to the ER. According to the CDC, eleven people died and an estimated 9,200 were treated in emergency departments for fireworks-related injuries in the […]

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Purdue vet suggests ways to manage pets during July 4 fireworks

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Fourth of July fireworks can frighten pets and farm animals and cause them to react in ways that might injure them. But a Purdue veterinarian says there are numerous ways to protect your pets during the celebrations. “Owners must use common sense when they allow pets to join the festivities,” said […]

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Greater Lafayette Stars and Stripes 2009 final plans announced

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Greater Lafayette, Indiana’s annual “Stars & Stripes” Fourth of July concert and fireworks display at Purdue University’s Slayter Center for the Performing Arts will once again feature the Lafayette Citizen’s Band, the Greater Lafayette Freedom Singers, the Purdue Summer Jazz Band and the Tippecanoe Ancient Fife and Drum Corps. Music begins […]

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Campus rooftops not open for fireworks viewing

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue police are reminding all on campus that the fun and festivity of the July 4 Stars and Stripes Celebration at Slayter Center does not extend to the roofs of campus buildings. Employees should not use or attempt to use roofs as viewing points, and they should note whether any roof […]

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