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Keep umbrellas handy; Rain and flooding likely to continue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Hoosiers should keep their umbrellas and flashlights handy because the thunderstorms that have marked spring, especially early June, likely will continue until the end of July. Infrared satellite images of southern Indiana show widespread flooding of the White and Wabash rivers. The image on the left was taken on May 28, […]

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Agricultural engineer: Septic tanks vulnerable to flooding

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Every toilet flush and running faucet can place an additional burden on septic systems in homes ravaged by Indiana’s floods, said a Purdue University Extension agricultural engineer. Older septic tanks or those in poor condition might be vulnerable to flooding, which can cause wastewater to back up into the house and […]

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Purdue police seek suspect in attempted fraternity house burglary

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police are seeking a man in connection with a Thursday (June 12) morning attempted burglary at the Zeta Psi fraternity house, 950 David Ross Road. The attempt is the second such incident reported in the last two days. Police investigated a burglary reported about 8:45 a.m. Wednesday (June 11) […]

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Indiana Live Casino brings Vegas-style entertainment, cuisine to Central Indiana

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. — After receiving a green light late Saturday night from the state Gaming Commission, Indiana Live Casino opened its doors on Monday, June 9, 2008 inside a temporary structure on the grounds of Indiana Downs, located along Interstate 74 in Shelbyville, Ind. More than 1,900 high-tech slot machines and electronic gaming devices are […]

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St. Elizabeth Hospice volunteer classes scheduled for July

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The St. Elizabeth Regional Hospice in Lafayette has scheduled their summer hospice volunteer training classes for new volunteers to work with hospice patients and their families in your area. Class sessions will be on the following dates and times: Saturday, July 19: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 21: 5 to […]

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Indianapolis heats up with the 2008 Kroger Indy Jazz Fest

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With summer’s rising temperatures, the 2008 Kroger Indy Jazz Fest presented by Coca-Cola adds heat with steamy performances by Grammy Award-winner John Legend, Buddy Guy and Freddie Hubbard. For the first time in the history of the Indy Jazz Fest, the soul music will continue with a performance each day by an […]

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