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  1. D-Vine Wine And Beer Festival Raises $20,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Left to right: Maggie Schwuchow of Indianapolis, Doug Philbrook, West Lafayette, Shannon Kelley, Lafayette, Kate Schwuchow, St Louis, MO., and Julianne McWilliams, Lafayette took a road trip to Columbus for some tasting. Shannon, Kate, and Julianne enjoyed discovered the event last year and invited Maggie and Doug this year.


  2. INDOT Offers Paid College Internships, ScholarshipsRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Attention college students - The Indiana Department of Transportation is again accepting applications for Governor's Summer Internships paying $11.30 per hour and civil engineering scholarships of up to $3,125 per semester. Summer interns INDOT is accepting resumes through Friday, Feb. 24 for more than 50 Governor's Public Service Summer Internship positions at its offices in Crawfordsville, Fort Wayne, Greenfield, Indianapolis, LaPorte, Seymour, Vincennes and West Lafayette.


  3. Purdue Agreement Offers Avenue For Vincennes University Engineering StudentsRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Beginning with the fall 2017 semester, engineering students at VU who are pursuing their associate degree can take part in a direct admissions program to obtain their bachelor's degree at Purdue. Initially, the direct admissions agreement will apply to first-time, full-time students enrolling at VU.


  4. Police Struggle With Background Checks For Foreign StudentsRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    West Lafayette police have been grappling with how to conduct background checks on foreign college students who apply for handgun licenses in Indiana. The Lafayette Journal & Courier reports that state regulations on handguns don't specifically address people from foreign countries, forcing West Lafayette police and other local agencies to rely on limited local, state and national criminal background checks Indiana State Police asked the West Lafayette Police Department this summer to loosen its approach in issuing handgun licenses to international students after one student was denied a license.


  5. Christmas Tree Supply Looks Strong For 2016 Holiday SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    People ready for some holiday cheer can celebrate a healthy 2016 Christmas tree supply with plenty of choices in size and species, said Daniel Cassens, a Purdue University professor of forestry and natural resources and Purdue Extension wood products specialist. Jessica Merzhdorf of Purdue University reports, a dry summer and wet autumn initially caused some worries, said Cassens, who has grown and sold Christmas trees for 38 years at his farm at 5038 Morehouse Road, West Lafayette.


  6. Purdue Football Players Will Not Be ChargedRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Purdue University officials and the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor's Office do not plan any further sanctions against four football players accused of sexual assault following an off-campus party earlier this semester. Purdue Vice President for Strategic Communications Julie Rosa declined a taped interview but issued a statement Wednesday saying the players had been suspended from the team and the investigation was ongoing.


  7. 3 Voters Given Do-Over After Ballot Error In West LafayetteRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    The clerk's office in Tippecanoe County says it has given three voters the chance to vote again after they were given incorrect ballots. Clerk Christa Coffey tells the Journal and Courier three people contacted her office after they voted last Wednesday, the first day of early voting.


  8. Contract Extended For VU President Chuck JohnsonRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Vincennes University President Chuck Johnson received a one-year contract extension following a positive annual performance evaluation by the VU Board of Trustees at its meeting Wednesday on the VU Jasper Campus. Johnson's new contract will run through Dec. 31, 2019.


  9. Purdue University Investigating Another Round Of Mump CasesRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Purdue announced Thursday that health officials are investigating six possible cases of the infection at its West Lafayette campus. The Lafayette Journal and Courier reports that the Indiana State Department of Public Health says Purdue has had 26 confirmed cases of mumps so far this year.


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