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  1. News 18 Investigates: Uncovering the dangers of distracted drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    A law aimed at discouraging distracted driving has been in place since 2011, but it has not had the impact legislators and law enforcement hoped. The law only applies to texting and emailing, not the multiple other ways we use smartphones every day.

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  2. Solar farm planned for 17-acre site in central IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Officials expect work to start this spring on construction of a 17-acre solar farm in the central Indiana city of Greenfield. City officials have finalized the sale of the property to the Indiana Municipal Power Agency.

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  3. Area robotics teams show off their hard workRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Teams from West Lafayette, Harrison, McCutcheon and Jeff high schools showcased their robots Sunday afternoon inside West Lafayette's gym. "I love robotics because it's really amazing to take just things that are scrap metal or a computer with no code and build something amazing that you can that you can compete against other people," Harrison High School student Carl Landskorn said.

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  4. Residential, commercial sprawl threatens farmland in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show that between 1982 and 2012, residential and commercial developments claimed more than 740,000 acres of land that had previously been cropland, forest land and prairie. Development can destroy wildlife habitat, increase environmental contamination and decrease the capacity to grow food, The Herald Bulletin reported.

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  5. Purdue grad, Olympic champion David Boudia diving into futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    But since returning to West Lafayette from the Rio Games six months ago, Boudia has spent more time working as a real estate agent than on the diving board. "I did a shoot for Sports Illustrated Kids at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center last October," Boudia said.

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  6. Controlled burn gets the Celery Bog ready for a fresh spring startRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Some people around the Celery Bog Nature Area in West Lafayette Friday afternoon may have been wondering where all the smoke was coming from. Crews set prairie grasses on fire in order to get rid of old growth and invasive plant species.

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  7. Booking photo shows Lon Kaminsky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    A 72-year-old Tippecanoe County man , who has a chiropractic clinic in West Lafayette, has been charged with child solicitation and child molesting. Detectives with the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office began an investigation on Jan. 28 into Dr. Lon A. Kaminsky for child molesting involving a 13-year-old girl.

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  8. CityBus riders in West Lafayette are in for some changes starting this spring.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    The routes that will affected are the routes in West Lafayette, including 1B Salisbury, 4B Purdue West, 5 Happy Hollow, 8 Klondike Express, 10 Northwestern and all of the routes in the campus loop. CityBus general manager Martin Sennett said the route changes may be inconvenient for riders around Purdue's campus but they are necessary to keep serving the area.

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  9. Moody impressive in Boilermaker debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Kaitlynn Moody was impressive in her Purdue debut, but her opposing circle mate was even better as Cal Poly edged the Boilermakers 2-1 in the season opener Friday in the renowned Kajikawa Classic at Farrington Stadium. Moody, the West Lafayette sophomore who transferred to Purdue from IUPUI, scattered three hits and two walks over six innings while striking out one.

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  10. Former WL City Hall no longer standingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    It was built in 1970 and housed the Mayor's Office. At one point, it was also the West Lafayette Police Department.

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  11. Lafayette sees increase of flu cases, flu-like illnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    A local school corporation sees a spike in students staying home sick, but it's not the only place experiencing an influx of illness. "We're not experiencing an epidemic level of outbreak at this point, but we will continue monitoring it," added Huddle.

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  12. New traffic unit, new crash and arrest numbers for WLPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    OWI and drug possession arrests have increased in the city of West Lafayette. Meanwhile, the number of crashes is down.

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  13. West Lafayette police updates its department manualRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    The department hired a company to go through the old manual to make sure polices were up to date. The purpose is to make sure the department is using the best practices and standards in the police force.

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  14. Man pleads guilty in McDonalda s credit card skimming caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    One of the men who police say helped a former West Lafayette McDonald's employee commit credit card fraud now faces one to six years in jail. Quentin Deshawn Creamer admitted to a charge of corrupt business influence, which carries a one to six-year sentence.

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  15. Purdue students ask WL council to become a sanctuary cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Three Purdue University students went before the council to talk about their immigration backgrounds. They asked the council to make West Lafayette a sanctuary city.

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    Feb 5, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    On Monday, the West Lafayette City Council will consider a proposed $45 million high-rise across from Chauncey Hill Mall. The 16-story building would include apartments, retail space and underground parking.

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  17. A bill could increase cigarette and gas taxes (WLFI).Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Indiana has one of the highest number of smokers in the nation. As a way to try to lower that statistic, state lawmakers are proposing a bill to increase the legal smoking age while raising the cigarette tax.

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  18. Invasive aquatic weed, starry stonewort, creeps across USRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    An aquatic weed is creeping across the Great Lakes region that grows really fast and is very hard to kill. Scientists don't know a lot yet about starry stonewort, but they're hurrying to find out more.

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  19. Tune in to the Frenzy on Friday nights on News 18 at 11.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Check out the high school girls basketball sectional semifinal scores reported on the Friday Night Frenzy for Feb. 3

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  20. The roof of the West Lafayette city hall comes down as crews demolish the building built in 1970.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    After years of sitting empty, the former West Lafayette City Hall is getting torn down. Now, the city is looking toward the future.

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