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  1. Big welcome home sought for Vietnam veteransa honor flightRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 25 | The Tribune

    The organizers of an honor flight taking dozens of Vietnam veterans to the nation's capital for tours of its war memorials are inviting Lafayette-area residents to welcome those veterans home in a big way. Eighty-five Vietnam veterans are going on Monday's one-day trip to Washington, D.C., organized by Yellow Ribbon Honor Flight.

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  2. Purdue University reports main campus enrollment recordRead the original story

    Monday Sep 12 | The Tribune

    Purdue University says it has set an enrollment record with more than 40,000 students at its main campus in West Lafayette. Purdue's announcement comes after Indiana University reported a record mark of some 43,200 students enrolled at its Bloomington campus for the fall semester.

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  3. Cities calling for change in Indiana redistrictingRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2016 | The Tribune

    The Anderson City Council has become the sixth Indiana municipal legislative body to pass a resolution calling for a citizen panel to take over the drawing of district lines for seats in the U.S. Congress and the General Assembly. The Herald Bulletin reported Sunday that two public interest groups, Common Cause Indiana and the League of Women Voters, are urging local units of government to pass such resolutions.

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  4. Brooks, Rokita face no prominent foes for ballot returnRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Tribune

    Two Indiana Republican members of Congress aren't facing any prominent challengers in their attempts to get back on the November election ballot. Candidates for the seats now held by U.S. Reps.

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  5. West Lafayette works with Google to add images of parksRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2016 | The Tribune

    As the morning sun danced off the Wabash River, West Lafayette parks director Jon Munn lifted a heavy backpack out of a truck bed. At the top of the tall pack, a camera swayed as he walked down the Mascouten Park boat ramp.

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  6. West Lafayette considers requiring stray pets to be chippedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | The Tribune

    Owners of impounded animals would be required to have their pets chipped or pay a $200 fine under the county ordinance, the Lafayette Journal and Courier reported. Owners could recover their pets within four days, paying $10 for the first offense and $20 for each successive offense.

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  7. Woman sustains injury in fiery wreck on I-65Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | The Tribune

    A Tippecanoe County woman sustained a head injury in a fiery wreck Saturday involving a van carrying six people on Interstate 65 south of Seymour, police report. Xiu Rong Shi, 65, of West Lafayette was treated at the scene by Jackson County Emergency Medical Services personnel before being taken to Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, according to a report from Jackson County Officer Rick Meyer.

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  8. Indiana Climate Office: Drought possible this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Tribune

    The office based at Purdue University in West Lafayette said Monday that some northern Indiana counties already are abnormally dry. It says a drought will depend on the strength of a developing La Nina weather pattern.

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  9. Some Indiana Sanders backers unsure of voting for ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Tribune

    Some Indiana supporters of Vermont senator Bernie Sanders aren't certain they would support Hillary Clinton if she defeats him for the Democratic presidential nomination. About 1,000 people attended a Sanders campaign rally Wednesday at Purdue University in West Lafayette ahead of the state's primary election next Tuesday Thirty-year-old Megan Wills of Frankfort says she wouldn't vote for Clinton.

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  10. Sanders tells Purdue crowd he's still seeking nodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Tribune

    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he plowing forward with his efforts to become the Democratic nominee, despite a growing gap between him and front-runner Hillary Clinton. Sanders spoke to a crowd of nearly 1,000 people during his first stop in Indiana at Purdue University in West Lafayette Wednesday ahead of the state's May 3 primary.

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  11. Bernie Sanders plans rallies at 2 Indiana universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Tribune

    The Vermont senator's campaign says Sanders will have a West Lafayette town hall meeting at Purdue University on Wednesday afternoon. Sanders will then have a rally in Bloomington later Wednesday at an Indiana University auditorium.

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  12. State confirms at least 65 mumps cases across IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Tribune

    Indiana health officials are telling Hoosiers to check their vaccination records amid an outbreak of mumps that has sickened at least 65 people across the state. The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday the confirmed cases of mumps includes 24 at Butler University in Indianapolis, 18 at Indiana University in Bloomington and four each at Purdue University in West Lafayette and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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  13. Indiana biotech firm's cancer drug analysis gets $200K boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | The Tribune

    An Indiana biotechnology company has won $200,000 in federal funding to boost its technology that could help more quickly determine which drugs may help cancer patients. The National Cancer Institute awarded West Lafayette-based KinaSense the grant to refine technology that's based on Purdue University intellectual property.

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  14. Indiana man sentenced for Facebook threat against judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The Tribune

    A northwestern Indiana man accused of threatening to kill judges in a Facebook post has been sentenced to more than three years in custody. U.S. District Court Chief Judge Philip Simon sentenced 23-year-old Samuel Bradbury of Pine Village on Wednesday to 41 months incarceration and two years of supervised release.

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  15. Ex-Indiana pastor gets 7 years for child exploitation, pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | The Tribune

    A former music pastor at a West Lafayette church will spend four years in prison for attempted child exploitation and possession of child pornography. The Journal and Courier reports that a Tippecanoe County judge sentenced Craig Burden to five years for attempted child exploitation and two years for possession of child pornography.

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  16. Purdue falls again to Iowa, 83-71Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | The Tribune

    Jarrod Uthoff scored 13 of his 22 points in the first half and ninth-ranked Iowa toppled No. 22 Purdue 83-71 Sunday for its ninth straight win.

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  17. Former pastor pleads guilty to child exploitation, pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Tribune

    A former music pastor at a West Lafayette church has pleaded guilty to felony charges of child exploitation and possession of child pornography. Craig Burden pleaded guilty to the charges Tuesday at a hearing in Tippecanoe County Superior Court.

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  18. Indiana Veterans Home gets monument to soldiers' sacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Tribune

    A more than century-old northern Indiana nursing home that serves veterans now boasts a monument honoring the nation's soldiers. The metal monument was recently erected outside the Indiana Veterans' Home in West Lafayette.

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  19. Indiana DNR awards $135,000 in funds for tree programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Tribune

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has awarded $135,000 in federal funds to 12 cities, towns and nonprofits for urban forestry projects. The projects, selected by the DNR's Division of Forestry, include new tree plantings, education and awareness campaigns, and tree inventory and analysis.

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  20. 7-footers lead No. 11 Purdue over New Mexico 70-58Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | The Tribune

    Strength in numbers, along with various methods by which to produce victories, is paying huge early season dividends for No. 11 Purdue.

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