WBAA Public NewsRoom Archive



Candidates for IN governor woo voters in second debate (2008-09-24)
Second of three debates with candidates for governor featured questions asked directly from voters.


The City of West Lafayette loans money to the school corporation (2008-09-23)
West Lafayette city leaders are loaning the Westside schools $1 million.


Addiction councilors in Indiana may soon need licenses to practice (2008-09-23)
Psychologists, social workers and psychiatrists all need licenses to practice in Indiana, but not addiction councilors, at least not yet.


Lafayette schools working to boost standardized testing scores (2008-09-23)
The superintendent of the Lafayette School Corporation says changes are in place that will hopefully improve I- STEP scores.


Purdue students can write mini-sagas for contest (2008-09-23)
Some Purdue undergraduate and graduate level students are participating in a mini-saga contest as part of the university's Experience Liberal Arts month.


A Purdue Olympian shares her experience with local school children (2008-09-23)
A Purdue athlete says it takes talent, dedication, and support from family and friends to be a successful Olympian.


Sucessful weekend for Purdue Volleyball, Soccer (2008-09-22)
The Purdue Volleyball team has won its fourth straight tournament title, while the Soccer team is back on the winning track with a 2-1 victory over Colorado College.


State to reimburse waived Toll Road fees (2008-09-22)
The state will reimburse the private operator of the Indiana Toll Road for temporarily waiving fees to ease congestion during flooding.


Jane Pauley to host roundtable discussion on Puedue campus (2008-09-22)
The former T-V news anchor will be in West Lafayette this morning to campaign for Barack Obama.


County APC developing list of transportation "Hot Spots" (2008-09-22)
The public is being asked to help identify the worst driving, biking, and walking areas in Tippecanoe County.


Jane Pauley campaigns for Barack Obama in IN (2008-09-22)
Former TV news anchor moderating panel discussions on the economy, education and healthcare for Democratic presidential candidate.


Power outages to affect Purdue campus (2008-09-18)
Two temporary power outages will affect the south side of the Purdue campus Thursday morning.


Exhibit honors Indiana lives lost in Iraq war (2008-09-18)
Nearly 150 pairs of combat boots are on display on Purdue's Memorial Mall. to represent the Indiana servicemen and women killed in the Iraq War.


A local candidate says he will help Indiana get new jobs (2008-09-18)
Citing federal governmental figures the state is experiencing its worst unemployment rate in 16 years, a local candidate says he is on a mission to attract businesses.


A new federal grant will be available to Weed and Seed communities (2008-09-18)
The United Way of Greater Lafayette and the Lafayette Weed and Seed Initiative have received a federal grant.


Vectren warns of rising home heating costs (2008-09-18)
Vectren is expecting bills to be between 15-and-25- percent higher than last winter.


Gubernatorial candidates face off in debate (2008-09-17)
Republican Mitch Daniels, Democrat Jill Long Thompson and Libertarian Andy Horning answered questions from voters during first of three debates.


Lafayette has "green" designs in mind (2008-09-16)
Developers, building owners and the public in the Lafayette are getting an up-close look at environmentally friendly renovations.


Tippecanoe County area candidates participate in forum (2008-09-16)
Tippecanoe County area candidates for state offices hope voters have a better idea of their position on the issues.


I-Step testing begins this week (2008-09-15)
Indiana students in grades 3-through-8 begin I- Step testing this week.


Purdue President joins higher ed cabinet (2008-09-15)
Purdue President France Cordova has been selected to serve on The Chronicle of Higher Education/New York Times Higher Education Cabinet.


A Lafayette police officer says gang activity is a reality in Tippecanoe County (2008-09-12)
Lafayette police officer Mike McIver says Tippecanoe County is home to about a dozen gangs.


Purdue creates Internationalization Task Force (2008-09-12)
Purdue is taking a major step toward implementing its new strategic plan.


Eliminating property taxes in Indiana considered (2008-09-12)
Indiana lawmakers continue to discuss property tax reforms.


Ivy Tech pitches budget request to higher ed. comm. (2008-09-12)
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education is considering Ivy Tech's budget request.


Tippecanoe County School Corporation has finalized budget (2008-09-12)
The Tippecanoe County School Corporation has passed its 2009 budget.


Lafayette woman sentenced for letting son drive (2008-09-10)
A Lafayette mother has been sentenced to 18-months in prison for allowing her five-year-old son to drive while she was intoxicated.


Lafayette tunnel project underway (2008-09-10)
Construction crews are digging a 2,000 foot tunnel in downtown Lafayette.


Purdue fall enrollment sets records (2008-09-10)
Administrators report more students are taking classes and they have higher SAT scores than previous first year students.


September 11th memorials begin Wednesday night (2008-09-10)
A survivor of the World Trade Center attack will speak on the Purdue campus.


Six downtown Lafayette restaurants partner with the Greater Lafayette Hunger Hike (2008-09-10)
The Greater Lafayette Hunger Hike is again partnering with downtown restaurants to raise money for the cause.


Lafayette moving forward with annexation (2008-09-10)
The Lafayette City Council has given initial approval to the fiscal plan for annexing nearly 1,000 acres.


IN Commission for Higher Ed looking to expnad college scholarships (2008-09-10)
A call to expand state-sponsored college scholarships to middle-income students now has the backing of Indiana's Commission for Higher Education.


LPD investigating train death (2008-09-10)
Lafayette police have not released the name of a man struck and killed by an Amtrak passenger train Tuesday night.


WLPD wokring with bar woners to keep streets safe (2008-09-10)
West Lafayette Police Chief Jason Dombkowski has asked bar owners in Chauncey Village to monitor patrons outside their establishments, and to ask smokers to use back alley or side door exits.


New Clarian Arnett Hospital will be not-for-profit (2008-09-10)
The new Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette will be a not-for-profit entity.


United Way more than 25% to fundraising goal (2008-09-09)
United Way of Greater Lafayette has raised a little more than $1.35 million thanks to Pacesetters.


Purdue women's basketball schedule set (2008-09-09)
The Boilermakers will open the season with an exhibition game on November 9th, then host three consecutive home games.


Lafayette leaders mulling over next year's budget (2008-09-09)
City of Lafayette officials are taking their time with next year's budget; still need to trim about $1.5 million.


Employment outlook mostly positive for Lafayette area (2008-09-09)
Job opportunities are expected to be on the rise in Lafayette for the final three months of 2008.


Ordinance could ease ticket writing process (2008-09-08)
A West Lafayette ordinance up for a council vote Monday night could make it easier for the city to issue tickets.


Chamber Music Society drops prices (2008-09-08)
A Lafayette area group is lowering some of its ticket prices to attract a larger audience.


Experiment hopes to regenerate forests (2008-09-08)
Purdue researchers are studying how to promote forest growth following natural or man-made clearing.


US 52 ramp to I-65 closes (2008-09-08)
The Interstate 65 entrance ramp from U-S 52 east is closed for the next five days for repaving.


Boilers knock off North Colorado (2008-09-08)
The Purdue Boilermakers ended their season opener with a win Saturday.


Charity event buys two defibrillators for police (2008-09-08)
The Carroll County Sheriff's Department is getting two automated external defibrillators.


United Way kicks off Week of Caring (2008-09-08)
Nonprofit organizations in Greater Lafayette could be starting up to 70 projects, thanks to the United Way's Week of Caring.


Purdue women's golf team finishes 13th in tourney (2008-09-08)
The Purdue women's golf team is off to a slow start.


Statewide meetings will address crop production (2008-09-08)
Purdue Agricultural Economists are holding a series of meetings throughout the state to discuss crop production.


Louisville's Foy comes to Purdue (2008-09-08)
The Purdue football team is picking up a defensive end from Louisville St. Xavier.


Purdue closer to parental leave policy (2008-09-08)
Purdue President France Cordova says the board of trustees should vote on the new guidelines this month.


Ivy Tech's nursing program graduating more students (2008-09-05)
Ivy Tech Community College is boasting high graduation rates for its nursing program.


Effort begins to draw up plans for Wabash River (2008-09-05)
The Wabash River Enhancement Corporation is in its beginning planning stages to revitalize the corridor.


Purdue Catalyst Award goes to police department (2008-09-05)
The Purdue Police Department has some new money to help recruit minority officers.


Purdue hosts N. Colorado in season opener (2008-09-05)
Purdue Football Coach Joe Tiller begins final season at Ross-Ade Stadium against Northern Colorado and two former assistant coaches.


IN offers free college prep test for some students (2008-09-04)
State Department of Education wants more high school sophomores and juniors to be prepared for the SAT.


Dem candidates: Better planning is needed (2008-09-04)
The Democrats running for Tippecanoe County office are focusing on planning, leadership and better communication with the public.


Purdue women's golf team highly ranked in preseason (2008-09-04)
The Purdue women's golf team opens its season with a top ten preseason ranking.


Passageways recognized for fast growth (2008-09-04)
A software company in the Purdue Research Park is getting national recognition for its growth.


Groups try to solve hunger problem in Lafayette area (2008-09-03)
Food pantry representatives are talking about the needs of hungry people in the Lafayette area.


Police make arrest in Delphi arson case (2008-09-03)
Delphi police have arrested a man they believe set fire to a recently completed 72-foot-long replica boat at Erie Canal Park.


Tippecanoe Med Reserve Corps seeking funding (2008-09-03)
The Medical Reserve Corps in Tippecanoe County could get a $5,000 boost in funding.


Busy Lafayette intersection to close (2008-09-02)
The intersection of State Street and Earl Avenue will close to complete safety improvement work before winter.


Lafayette pedestrian bridge to be repaired (2008-09-02)
The city of Lafayette is ready to begin repairs on the Highland Park Pedestrian Bridge.


Panel to review domestic violence deaths (2008-09-02)
Tippecanoe County has a new way to investigate domestic violence related deaths.


Tippecanoe Co. proposed juvenile justice center cost lowered (2008-09-02)
The firm overseeing planning for the proposed juvenile justice center in Tippecanoe County says the project costs about $300,000 less than two months ago.


IN ranks 7th most vulnerable for oil dependence (2008-08-31)
A national environmental policy group ranks Indiana 7th among states when it comes to a vulnerability to oil.


Two volunteers help with Tropical Storm Gustav (2008-08-29)
The Tippecanoe County chapter of the Red Cross is sending two volunteers to the Gulf Coast.


Lafayette man sentenced for abusing daughter (2008-08-29)
Kenneth Roark will serve ten-years in prison and community corrections for abusing his daughter, followed by four-years probation.


Indiana State Teachers Association makes endorsement (2008-08-29)
The Democrat running for state representative in the 26th District has the endorsement of area teachers.


Lafayette leaders eye Bridgeway Apartments (2008-08-29)
The city of Lafayette is taking steps to buy a troubled apartment complex.


DEBATE BETWEEN STEVE BUYER AND NELS ACKERSON (2008-08-29)
Audio of the August 28th debate between Republican Steve Buyer and Democrat Nels Ackerson at the Hendricks County 4H Complex.


Lafayette police seeking escaped juvenile (2008-08-28)
Lafayette police are asking for help in locating a juvenile offender who escaped on the way to court.


Purdue professor punished for research misconduct (2008-08-27)
A university appeals committee is upholding a guilty finding against Dr. Rusi Taleyarkhan for research misconduct.


WL School Corporation welcomes new school board members (2008-08-27)
The West Lafayette School Corporation board of trustees has appointed its two new members.


Ivy Tech, Lafayette campus enrollment numbers rise (2008-08-27)
Ivy Tech's Lafayette campus is reflecting the community college's statewide enrollment trend.


Tippecanoe County Council approves ambulance funds (2008-08-27)
Tippecanoe County Council members have approved funds for new ambulances.


United Way of Greater Lafayette sets fundraising goal (2008-08-27)
The United Way of Greater Lafayette is setting its fall campaign goal at $5 million, citing a greater need from non-profits.


Indiana delegates hear from Bayh on campaign (2008-08-26)
Indiana delegates to the Democratic National Convention are getting encouragement from Senator Evan Bayh.


WL fire chief warns of scam (2008-08-26)
Lafayette area residents are being cautioned about a phone scam.


Purdue hires VP for Physical Facilities (2008-08-26)
Purdue taps an Emory University official to lead its physical operations.


James Earl Jones tickets available soon (2008-08-26)
Tickets are now available for an actor's lecture on the Purdue campus.


Lafayette, WL city employees prepare for insurance changes (2008-08-26)
Lafayette and West Lafayette city leaders are adjusting insurance policies for city employees.


Tippecanoe Co. considering new salary increase scale (2008-08-25)
Tippecanoe County employees might see a change in salary increases.


A.G. and Supt. candidates back school discipline idea (2008-08-25)
The Republicans running for Indiana attorney general and superintendent of public instruction are promoting school discipline.


Lafayette hospitals make state's medical error list (2008-08-25)
The Indiana State Department of Health has released its medical errors report for last year and both of Lafayette's hospitals are on the list.


Indiana suing Countrywide Home Loans (2008-08-25)
Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter says an investigation by his office found Countrywide used deceptive practices in mortgage lending business.


Work continues at Wabash Commons (2008-08-20)
Work at Wabash Commons is progressing, but developers are not ready to break ground yet.


Fundraising for Purdue pulls in $1.5 million (2008-08-20)
A group of local Purdue alumni has raised one-point- five-million dollars for the university's Access and Success campaign.


Purdue's Kara Patterson misses Olympic finals (2008-08-20)
A Purdue student-athlete threw the javelin 178 feet, five inches in qualifying rounds in Beijing yesterday.


International students coming to Purdue's campus (2008-08-20)
Purdue will be welcoming new international undergraduate students to campus this week.


Riehle Plaza closes for two weeks (2008-08-20)
Construction in downtown Lafayette near Riehle Plaza will force CityBus to move its operations for about two weeks beginning Monday.


Support grows Sunday alcohol sale (2008-08-20)
Support is growing to allow Sunday alcohol sales in Indiana.


Tipmont REMC has new manager (2008-08-20)
The board of directors of a local member-owned electric cooperative has chosen a new manager.


Tippecanoe County violating EPA mandate (2008-08-20)
Tippecanoe County is violating a new standard for tiny soot particles according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


Debate over ambulance purchase continues (2008-08-20)
Tippecanoe County officials continue to struggle with how to replace aging ambulances.


Purdue students help flood victims (2008-08-20)
Nearly 300 Purdue resident assistants are heading to Carroll County this week to help flood victims.


University Church gets new pastor (2008-08-17)
University Church at Purdue is welcoming a new pastor to its ministry.


Indiana honors man for volunteering (2008-08-15)
A Delphi resident has received praise for his work in the community.


Lucas Oil to open Saturday (2008-08-15)
The new home of the Indianapolis Colts will celebrate its grand opening this weekend.


Daniels outlines education policies (2008-08-14)
Governor Mitch Daniels is pushing for more funding of full day kindergarten and a teacher recruitment program.


United Way sponsors Week of Caring (2008-08-14)
Businesses in Tippecanoe County have the chance to give more than just money to community organizations.


Bridge restoration yields reward (2008-08-13)
Indiana's Historic Landmark Foundation has awarded members of a local preservation group for bridge restoration.


No new ambulances for Tippecanoe County (2008-08-12)
Tippecanoe County will not purchase new ambulances.


Tippecanoe County residents now have due date for property taxes (2008-08-12)
The county has decided on a billing date for property taxes.


Group calls for tax credit extension (2008-08-11)
One environmental group is lobbying federal lawmakers to extend tax credits for the renewable energy industry.


Purdue's library prepares for sharing project (2008-08-11)
An internet search engine will begin scanning books from Purdue's library in October.


Purdue prepares campus master plan (2008-08-11)
The look of Purdue's campus could change with the development of a new master plan.


Funds are being collected for lab at WL High School (2008-08-11)
More funding is needed to open the Global Learning Center at West Lafayette Junior/Senior High School.


Mortgage brokers lose licenses (2008-08-11)
Three hundred sixty one mortgage brokers in Indiana have failed to meet new statewide requirements.


Lafayette mechanics have training in emergency vehicle repair (2008-08-11)
Three mechanics with specialized training are enhancing public safety in the Lafayette area.


Grant funds research by Purdue scientists (2008-08-11)
A team of Purdue scientists is getting a $1.2 million grant for bio-energy research.


Red light cameras are subject to state vote (2008-08-11)
The Indiana attorney general says the state must act before any city can install red light cameras.


Historic bridge will be reconstructed (2008-08-11)
A 122-year old covered bridge in Rush County will be rebuilt.


Effort to remember Ray Ewry falling short (2008-08-08)
Few know of Purdue alumnus and Lafayette native Ray Ewry's ten gold medal wins in Olympics more than a century ago.


Less smoking expected at Indiana State Fair (2008-08-08)
The Indiana State Fair will be a little less smoky this year.


Dates & locations for gubernatorial debates set (2008-08-08)
Indiana voters will have three opportunities to see the candidates for governor debate.


Lafayette area Olympics fans talk about favorite events (2008-08-08)
Fans of the Olympics in the Lafayette area are ready to chant USA and go for the gold over the next few weeks.


Jefferson High School football team to play at Lucas Oil (2008-08-08)
Lucas Oil Stadium will be home to Jefferson High School's first football game of the season.


Purdue alumnus remembers Olympic gold medal win (2008-08-07)
This year marks the 48th anniversary of the U.S. men's basketball team gold medal win. One of the players was Purdue student Terry Dischinger.


Local organization continues work on Wabash (2008-08-07)
The Wabash River Enhancement Corporation is working to improve the quality of riverfront areas in the county.


Purdue professor named to new state position (2008-08-07)
Purdue professor Stephen Hooser is the new director of a state office.


County could have five new ambulances by November (2008-08-06)
The operators of Tippecanoe County's two new hospitals are working out arrangements for ambulance services.


Purdue men's basketball team goes to Australia (2008-08-05)
Purdue's men's basketball team will benefit from an exclusive preseason experience.


CityBus asks for advice from the public (2008-08-05)
Lafayette area residents are invited to help redesign the Reihle Plaza transfer center.


Governor Daniels calls for cash reserve cap (2008-08-05)
Governor Mitch Daniels wants to limit the state's cash reserves to help taxpayers.


WL has new method of enforcing City Code (2008-08-05)
West Lafayette property owners will need to be more mindful of City Code as a result of a new amendment.


Robin Williams to come to Purdue (2008-08-05)
Comedian Robin Williams is coming to Purdue in October.


Buyer disappointed alternative energy proposal fails (2008-08-04)
The federal spending bill for the Department of Veterans Affairs includes money for ethanol, but not solar energy.


Tippecanoe Co. government proposes $39 million budget (2008-08-04)
The county's 2009 budget is about $39 million dollars. That's nearly three million more than the current year.


Purdue sets record for research grant funding (2008-08-04)
Purdue researchers garnered $333 million during the last fiscal year, which reflects a 11% increase over the previous year.


Purdue team gears up for Flugtag (2008-08-03)
A team of aerospace engineers studying at Purdue aims to show the fun side of flight.


Scholarship promotes Indiana minority doctors (2008-08-03)
Minorities pursuing a medical degree in Indiana will soon have the opportunity for extra financial support.


New higher ed bill targets tuition and textbooks (2008-08-01)
A new higher education bill aims at saving college students and parents money.


Attempted courthouse bomber likely to go free (2008-08-01)
Investigators say tips did not net substantial results.


Lafayette man pleads guilty for neglect (2008-08-01)
A man charged with injuring his two-year old daughter will be sentenced later this month in Tippecanoe County Court.


Lafayette fire department closing one station (2008-08-01)
Fire Station 1 will become administrative offices, chief says downtown better served by Stations 2 and 3.


IN House candidate unveils energy proposals (2008-07-31)
A Democrat running for state representative in the Lafayette area is touting his alternative energy plan.


Gubernatorial candidate proposing green initiatives (2008-07-31)
A candidate for governor wants to offer companies tax credits to add new environmentally friendly jobs in the state.


Community members comment on trolley tax (2008-07-31)
Debate continues in Tippecanoe County over the proposed tax to fund the CityBus trolley.


Walk will promote awareness of diabetes (2008-07-31)
The American Diabetes Association is trying to raise awareness of the potentially deadly disease.


Lafayette Post Office prepares for emergencies (2008-07-31)
Lafayette Post Office employees are ensuring they will be ready in the case of an Anthrax scare.


Purdue names director for New Albany Tech Center (2008-07-30)
Purdue has hired a former 3M executive to oversee its Technology Center of Southeast Indiana.


Hoosier soldiers exposed to toxin (2008-07-30)
Indiana National Guard soldiers may have been exposed to a toxic chemical while stationed overseas.


Purdue professor closes horse poisoning case (2008-07-30)
A wildlife mystery is solved thanks to a Purdue professor.


Lafayette mayor: Budget will be reduced (2008-07-29)
Mayor Tony Roswarski says the proposed $53 million budget will be cut to about $51 million.


WL resource group looks to improve water quality (2008-07-29)
A Purdue professor will start the process of improving water quality in Tippecanoe County.


WL prepares for winter road conditions (2008-07-29)
Winter seems a long way off, but West Lafayette city leaders have icy weather in mind.


LSC proposed budget up 1.76% (2008-07-29)
The Lafayette School Corporation's budget for 2009 is up slightly.


Candidate pledges to honor commitment to veterans (2008-07-29)
A candidate for Congress is offering to do more to help veterans and active members of the military.


Juvenile offenses are on the rise in Tippecanoe County (2008-07-29)
The Tippecanoe County Juvenile Court Judge says this community is not doing enough to help young offenders.


Work finishing up at Newport Chemical Depot (2008-07-28)
The three-year process of destroying VX nerve gas stored at the Newport Chemical Depot may be days away from completion.


New funding plan proposed for Indiana art (2008-07-28)
Indiana's Twelve Regional Arts Partners have proposed a new funding plan for public arts.


Lafayette area Red Cross workers to Texas (2008-07-28)
The Tippecanoe County chapter of the American Red Cross is sending three volunteers to assist in relief efforts in Texas.


Governor looks to reallocate school funding (2008-07-28)
Governor Mitch Daniels says spending 1% less on school construction and administration costs would mean $100 dollars more for the state's classrooms.


Back to school health coverage for low income children (2008-07-28)
State government and health leaders are reaching out to low-income families, asking them to enroll their children in Hoosier Healthwise.


School bus inspections underway (2008-07-28)
Indiana State Police inspectors are checking over school busses before the beginning of the new year.


Honda to open plant in Greensburg (2008-07-28)
Honda Civics will be mass-produced in Indiana before the end of next year.


Crawfordsville Airport construction begins (2008-07-25)
The Crawfordsville Airport soon will have a new terminal.


Indiana hopes to lure more motorsports businesses (2008-07-25)
Big races, such as the Brickyard 400, highlight the state's racing industry.


Purdue receives funding approval from State (2008-07-25)
The Mechanical Engineering Building on Purdue's campus will increase in size by 55%.


Purdue Graduate School has new interim dean (2008-07-25)
Purdue has named a new interim dean for the Graduate School.


Hotdog Festival set for this weekend (2008-07-24)
Frankfort will celebrate the 14th annual Hotdog Festival this weekend.


Wabash National streamlining plan moving forward (2008-07-24)
Wabash National continues with plans to streamline its Lafayette plant, which includes a $9 million investment and fewer workers.


Youth Council promotes recycling (2008-07-24)
A new program from a group of high school students will promote recycling in Lafayette.


Humane Society works with Purdue, Mall to save money (2008-07-23)
The Almost Home Humane Society partners with vet school on spay-neuter surgeries and opens off-site location at Tippecanoe Mall.


Signs highlight historic Lafayette areas (2008-07-23)
The historic neighborhoods of Lafayette soon will be clearly identifiable to residents and visitors.


Ag economists analyze high commodity & food prices (2008-07-23)
Several Purdue agricultural economists say the cost of commodities, such as corn and wheat, will decrease only if the price of oil drops and the dollar gains value.


Medical building breaks ground near new hospitals (2008-07-23)
Doctors from Lafayette area and Indianapolis expressing interest in moving into the new facility.


WL Waste Water Plant considers deodorizer (2008-07-22)
The West Lafayette Waste Water Plant has a new temporary solution to fix the odor.


Indiana vulnerable to high gas prices (2008-07-22)
An environmental group reports Indiana is one of the top ten most vulnerable states when it comes to rising gas prices.


WL drainage problem requires immediate response (2008-07-22)
A rusty pipe combined with flood water has caused a drainage problem in West Lafayette.


Purdue quarterback seeks Heisman Trophy (2008-07-22)
Purdue's quarterback will be receiving extra coverage this year as he contends for a national award.


WL considers combining two city departments (2008-07-21)
West Lafayette leaders will consider combining city departments due to a problem with funding.


Purdue helps farmers in Afghanistan (2008-07-21)
Area farmers are learning about Purdue's efforts to help the Afghani agriculture system.


Changes proposed for a CityBus route (2008-07-21)
CityBus of greater Lafayette is considering adjustments to its 5 Happy Hollow route.


Tippecanoe Co. passes on four day work week (2008-07-21)
Tippecanoe County employees will not be moving to a four-day work week any time soon, because commissioners say there is not enough information to implement the schedule change.


Two options for new ambulances in Lafayette area (2008-07-21)
Tippecanoe Emergency Ambulance Services urging county to lease-purchase five new units, instead of buying one.


Tippecanoe Co. November Vote Center sites finalized (2008-07-21)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners have approved the list of vote centers for November's general election.


West Lafayette man sentenced in daughter's death (2008-07-18)
A Tippecanoe County judge has sentenced a West Lafayette teenager to 40 years in prison for the death of his daughter.


Purdue co-sponsors youth program (2008-07-18)
Purdue is helping to encourage the state's youth to pursue higher education.


Lafayette native to serve on education commission (2008-07-18)
A Lafayette businessman has been appointed to a term on the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.


Indiana Governor allocates funds to education (2008-07-18)
Governor Mitch Daniels says the state can afford to move $84 million into its rainy day education fund.


Obama campaign office opens downtown (2008-07-18)
Downtown Lafayette is the location for a new Barack Obama campaign office.


Indiana ends fiscal year ahead (2008-07-17)
Indiana is finishing its third consecutive fiscal year with a balanced budget.


WL Mayor updates community (2008-07-17)
After six months in office, the West Lafayette mayor says he is happy with the progress the city has made and the projects that are now underway.


Barack Obama leads discussion at Purdue (2008-07-16)
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee speaks on national security issues at Purdue.


Lafayette area charity receives donations (2008-07-15)
The Greater Lafayette Hunger Hike has received grants from two area businesses.


Obama to speak on national security (2008-07-15)
Barack Obama's Senior Foreign Policy Adviser says tomorrow's summit on the Purdue campus will explore 21st century national security threats.


WL deals with tight budget (2008-07-14)
West Lafayette officials continue to struggle with financial woes.


Obama to visit Purdue (2008-07-14)
Presumptive presidential candidate Barack Obama plans to be on Purdue's campus Wednesday.


An Indiana resident restores historic farmhouse (2008-07-13)
An old farmhouse in rural Indiana has been getting a lot of attention recently.


High fuel costs push Indiana residents to ride the rails (2008-07-12)
An Indiana Senator wants to increase funding for trains nationwide.


Indiana wineries enjoying high summer attendance (2008-07-12)
The wine industry in Indiana is seeing more business this summer.


Voyageur canoes compete on Wabash (2008-07-11)
Lafayette area residents can see voyageur canoe river races up the Wabash Saturday during Riverfest.


University Professor promotes reading (2008-07-11)
A Purdue professor is raising awareness about a program that encourages parents and other adults to read more to kids.


Purdue committees give input on new policy (2008-07-11)
Purdue is in the process of drafting a new proposal that will give paid parental leave to employees.


Many IN mortgage brokers face loss of license (2008-07-11)
Hundreds of mortgage brokers in the state are still not complying with a new test requirement.


Purdue and U.S. Navy teaming up for science (2008-07-11)
Engineering students at Purdue will get an early idea of what college is like in the coming weeks.


IN justices weigh death penalty case (2008-07-11)
The Indiana Supreme Court is considering the case of a death row inmate who attorneys claim has a series of mental problems.


Construction begins at Cumberland Elementary next month (2008-07-10)
Students and faculty at Cumberland Elementary can expect to see five new classrooms beginning next school year.


Superintendent candidates lay out goals (2008-07-10)
The two candidates for Indiana superintendent of public instruction are wooing retired teachers.


Lafayette will debate trolley tax (2008-07-10)
Lafayette area residents will have the chance to voice their opinions about the trolley tax.


Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. will speak at Purdue (2008-07-10)
One of the leading environmental attorneys in the United States will speak at Purdue this winter.


Improvements underway on I-65 (2008-07-10)
Area drivers will find a small detour on Interstate-65 at State Road 28 beginning tonight at 7.


WL Streets and Sanitation plans 2009 budget (2008-07-09)
Rising fuel costs are causing the West Lafayette Streets and Sanitation Department's 2009 proposed budget to be higher.


Local veterans office will get a new van (2008-07-09)
Tippecanoe County veterans soon will have a more reliable way to get to doctor's visits.


Award will honor diverse company (2008-07-09)
A Tippecanoe County business will be honored for its efforts to promote diversity.


WL outlines development budget (2008-07-09)
West Lafayette's development department hopes to promote the city more in the coming year.


Purdue says goodbye to College of Science Dean (2008-07-09)
Texas A&M University is tapping a Purdue administrator to be its next provost.


Area residents can help with law enforcement (2008-07-09)
A new program with the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department will give community members the chance to contribute to law enforcement.


IN Chamber of Commerce wants reform (2008-07-09)
The leader of Indiana's largest business advocacy group says the top issue of concern in the gubernatorial election should be local government reform.


Purdue hires new administrator (2008-07-09)
Purdue University will have a new employee on board.


Lafayette United Way re-focuses (2008-07-09)
The United Way of Greater Lafayette is doing a little tweaking.


Go Greener takes place in city government (2008-07-08)
The Go Greener Commission is an official panel of West Lafayette city government.


WL Budget Committee reviews Police and Fire (2008-07-08)
The West Lafayette Police Department will be taking on more expenses for next year.


County surveys US 52 (2008-07-08)
Increased traffic on US Highway 52 is prompting Tippecanoe County to conduct a corridor study.


Two local heroes honored (2008-07-07)
An Area Four Senior Game participant says he owes his life to two event volunteers.


Tippecanoe Co ambulance bids exceed estimates (2008-07-07)
New ambulances for Tippecanoe County could cost more than expected.


Tippecanoe juvenile justice center design chosen (2008-07-07)
Tippecanoe County is moving forward with a juvenile justice center which includes space for alternative programs.


Food Finders accepts donations (2008-07-07)
A large harvest from your garden could help people in need this summer.


Purdue's SPIRIT effort promotes women in technology (2008-07-07)
A program on the Purdue campus this month aims to increase the number of young people, especially women, pursuing careers in computer-related fields.


United Way receives fundraising grant (2008-07-07)
New and increased donations to the United Way of Greater Lafayette will get a dollar for dollar match starting this year.


Tippecanoe sheriff's officers complete training (2008-07-06)
The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's office now has five new graduates from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety.


At-risk youth create mural (2008-07-06)
Original artwork instead of graffiti is going up along a trail on Lafayette's south side.


State offering health insurance alternative (2008-07-05)
The State is offering another health insurance option for low-income residents.


IN candidate making energy trip to Alaska (2008-07-05)
In an effort to learn more about solutions to the U.S. energy problem, 8th District Republican Candidate Greg Goode will visit the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.


SIA Foundation accepting grants (2008-07-05)
Indiana not-for-profit organizations can receive thousands of dollars of grant money by applying to the Subaru of Indiana Automotive Foundation.


County park department prepares budget (2008-07-05)
A spending plan is being developed for the Tippecanoe County Park and Recreation Department.


Delphi celebrates Canal Days (2008-07-04)
The traditional Canal Days Festival will immerse visitors to Delphi in the pioneer lifestyle of the mid 1800s along a famous canal.


NEA conference attracts Hoosier educators (2008-07-04)
Hoosiers at National Education Association conference are focusing their efforts on changes to No Child Left Behind and school funding.


Police crack down on drunk drivers (2008-07-04)
The Indiana State Police are reminding area residents that a cab ride is cheaper than a DUI.


Powers and Oesterle tapped for another BOT term (2008-07-03)
Two members of the Purdue Board of Trustees can now serve another three years.


West Lafayette celebrates Sameer (2008-07-03)
The City of West Lafayette will soon display banners in honor of the 2008 National Spelling Bee Champ.


Tippecanoe Co. leaders continue mulling juvenile center (2008-07-03)
Tippecanoe County commissioners could take another vote to move forward with a juvenile justice center Monday.


Fourth of July fireworks displays (2008-07-03)
There will be several fireworks shows on display this Fourth of July in Tippecanoe and the surrounding counties.


Two Harrison grads receive Wade Steffey Scholarship (2008-07-03)
Two Harrison High School graduates are the first recipients of the Wade Steffey Memorial Scholarship at Purdue.


Local Ivy Tech professor receives honor (2008-07-03)
A Lafayette Ivy Tech paralegal professor is being recognized with the top teaching award.


Purdue professor: Hybrid technology for trucks possible (2008-07-03)
A Purdue professor thinks Federal legislation calling for more research into hybrid engines for heavy-duty trucks is overdue.


McCain addresses National Sheriff's Association (2008-07-02)
Presidential candidate John McCain is promising more federal support for law enforcement.


Consumer prices are on the rise (2008-07-02)
The Indiana Farm Bureau is reporting an increase in its Market Basket Survey.


Big Ten schools pledge to work on Midwest economy (2008-07-02)
A multi-university think tank focused on the economy of the Midwest may include Purdue.


City of Lafayette starts budget process (2008-07-02)
Statewide property tax reform and a delay in receiving tax revenue this year is causing problems for some cities.


Cong. Buyer repackages energy plan (2008-07-02)
Republican Steve Buyer is touting original plan in a different way to seek bipartisan support.


Purdue announces new coach (2008-07-02)
The Purdue men's basketball team will begin their next season with a new associate head coach.


Flooded IN farmers eligible for low interest loans (2008-07-02)
Indiana is releasing $50 million from its General Fund to help farmers recover from recent flooding.


Long Thompson calls for gas sales tax suspension (2008-07-02)
Democrat Jill Long Thompson is calling on Governor Mitch Daniels to suspend the state sales tax on gas.


Lafayette may leave I.U.R.C. jurisdiction (2008-07-02)
The City of Lafayette wants to change the system that governs its water utility.


Red Cross needs more funds (2008-06-30)
The American Red Cross is calling on all local chapters to help fundraise for the depleted national disaster relief fund.


New state laws in effect tomorrow (2008-06-30)
Many new Indiana laws will take effect tomorrow ranging from life and death to where firefighters can live.


One Great Read starts July 1st (2008-06-30)
The Greater Lafayette One Great Read program kicks off July 1st.


Ivy Tech program will split (2008-06-30)
Ivy Tech will give students more opportunities to earn manufacturing degrees soon.


WL Planning for 2009 Budget (2008-06-27)
The process for determining the city of West Lafayette's 2009 budget is underway.


Nestle plant will open in Anderson (2008-06-27)
A new Nestle plant in Anderson will have its grand opening in October.


SIA former President returns to Japan (2008-06-27)
Subaru of Indiana Automotive will say goodbye to its former president.


Breeder's Symposium to take place at Purdue (2008-06-27)
The American Kennel Club and the A-K-C Canine Health Foundation will present a Breeder's Symposium on Purdue's campus this weekend.


Purdue dean interviews for Texas A&M job (2008-06-26)
Dr. Jeff Vitter interviewed on campus this week for the position of Executive Vice President for Academics and Provost.


Indiana companies compete for honor (2008-06-26)
More than one-hundred of Indiana's most promising businesses are vying to be on the Indiana Companies to Watch list.


New state law about sex offenders faces obstacle (2008-06-26)
A federal judge says part of Indiana's sex offender law is unconstitutional.


Daniels names new corrections chief (2008-06-26)
Indiana's new Department of Corrections commissioner has experience with the state system.


WL man pleads guilty for daughter's death (2008-06-26)
A West Lafayette man charged with killing his infant daughter faces up to 50 years in prison.


WL man pleads guilty for daughter's death (2008-06-26)
A West Lafayette man charged with killing his infant daughter faces up to 50 years in prison.


Indiana has many bioscience jobs (2008-06-26)
The Lafayette area is helping Indiana rank as one of the leaders in life sciences jobs in the United States.


Purdue speed limit study finds no change (2008-06-25)
A Purdue study indicates that raising the speed limit to 70 miles per hour on portions of I-65 three years ago has not increased the likelihood of serious accidents.


TC Commissioners Approve Five New Positions (2008-06-25)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners gave the go ahead for five out of ten requested positions.


Purdue study shows higher speed limit doesn't mean more accidents (2008-06-25)
Three years after Indiana boosted the speed limit to 70 miles an hour on parts of I-65, a Purdue study finds the highway is just as safe as before the change.


Big Ten universities discuss economy (2008-06-25)
Representatives from the Big Ten Universities are meeting Friday to discuss the Midwest economy.


Lafayette Updates GIS Maps (2008-06-25)
Lafayette will use improved computer maps to provide better services to residents.


Flooding impacts crops (2008-06-25)
Flooding has caused the destruction of a large amount of crops in Indiana.


Tippecanoe Co. auditor fixing TIF overpayment error (2008-06-24)
Tippecanoe County Auditor Jennifer Weston says some tax increment financing districts, or TIFs, were given more money than they should have received.


Weed and Seed helps homeless (2008-06-24)
Lafayette's homeless now have hope for homeownership thanks to a Weed and Seed Initiative.


Tax error may delay WL development projects (2008-06-24)
The tax distribution error is prompting a review of some projects funded with TIF money.


TIF error stalls WL fire station plans (2008-06-24)
West Lafayette officials continue to plan for a permanent location for the city's third fire station.


Purdue students to cover Beijing Olympics (2008-06-23)
Purdue will send 14 students to the Beijing Olympics this summer to help the media cover the Games.


America in Bloom judges arrive this week (2008-06-23)
The judges for the America in Bloom national competition will be visiting Lafayette and West Lafayette starting Wednesday.


Lafayette Provides Housing to Homeless Individuals (2008-06-23)
Shelter Plus Care will provide housing and mental health services to chronically homeless individuals.


Commissioners to Consider Request for New Employees (2008-06-23)
The county would have to come up with 550-thousand dollars annually to fund the ten new positions.


State law will protect funeral funds (2008-06-23)
A new state law, which takes effect July 1st, aims to better protect people who pay for their funeral expenses in advance.


Final Draft of Purdue Strategic Plan (2008-06-20)
Click here to access a link to the final draft of the Purdue Strategic Plan. The document is being presented to the university's Board of Trustees this morning.


Homestead credits will be distributed early (2008-06-20)
The state government will provide financial relief to Indiana counties.


Salvation Army leaders are moving on (2008-06-20)
The Lafayette Salvation Army will say goodbye to its long-time leaders next week.


Design work begins on Purdue Rec Sports Center (2008-06-20)
Purdue University trustees approve initial planning process for $98 million renovation and addition project.


Veteran's Home receives federal grant (2008-06-20)
The Indiana Veterans Home will be undergoing renovations thanks to a federal grant.


Trustees Approve Purdue Strategic Plan (2008-06-20)
The new strategic plan called "New Synergies" will guide the university through 2014.


Gates Grant to Purdue continues to help farmers in Africa (2008-06-19)
Cowpea farmers in western Africa are experiencing an increase in quality and quantity of crops this year thanks to Purdue entomologists.


Purdue and IU team up for health research (2008-06-19)
A new collaboration between Indiana and Purdue universities hopes to build the healthcare industry.


Final Version of Purdue Strategic Plan Expected This Morning (2008-06-19)
Purdue will release the final version of its strategic plan this morning.


SIA has zero landfill policy (2008-06-19)
A Subaru of Indiana Automotive executive is touting his company's green initiatives.


Purdue Releases Final Draft of Strategic Plan (2008-06-19)
The final draft of Purdue's new strategic plan has been released in advance of Friday's Board of Trustees meeting.


WL Waste Water Treatment will install air freshener (2008-06-18)
Taste of Tippecanoe patrons may notice a better smell coming from the West Lafayette Waste Water Treatment facility this weekend.


TC Commissioners Consider 4-day Work Week (2008-06-18)
Savings on gas and utilities, and better access to services for residents-- those are a few of the arguments in favor of Tippecanoe County moving to a four-day work week.


Wood announces for supt. of public instruction (2008-06-18)
The retiring superintendent of the Tippecanoe School Corporation wants the state's top education job.


Purdue Police Release 2007 Crime Statistics (2008-06-18)
The annual security report shows an increase in reported burglaries and rapes, and a decrease in alcohol arrests.


Gas Leak on Purdue Campus Forces Evacuation (2008-06-18)
Purdue police are urging people to avoid Russell Street east of Wiley Hall after a contractor working in the area hit a gas line.


Wood To Announce Candidacy for State Superintendent (2008-06-18)
Retiring TSC superintendent Richard Wood will announce his intention to run for state superintendent of public instruction this morning.


"Dump the Pump" offers free bus rides (2008-06-18)
The mayors of Lafayette and West Lafayette are encouraging community members to take advantage of free bus rides.


TSC Superintendent runs for state position (2008-06-17)
Former Tippecanoe School Corporation Superintendent Richard Wood will run for the state's top education post.


SIA awards eight grants (2008-06-17)
The Subaru of Indiana Automotive Foundation is celebrating its tenth anniversary by giving out a record number of grants.


Purdue names Athletes of the Year (2008-06-17)
Purdue has named a female golfer and a male football player athletes of the year.


Purdue students compete in Air Race (2008-06-17)
Two Purdue students will participate in the 32nd annual Air Race Classic.


BMV helps weather victims (2008-06-16)
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles and several other public and private organizations are teaming up to provide relief to victims of Indiana floods and tornadoes.


WL company in race to the Moon (2008-06-16)
The Google Lunar XPrize competition includes a West Lafayette company.


Google Lunar XPrize information (2008-06-16)
The Google Lunar XPrize includes a team with a West Lafayette connection.


Ivy Tech sets enrollment record (2008-06-16)
Summer enrollment for Ivy Tech is at a record high this year.


Lindberg Road will be repaired (2008-06-16)
West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County are teaming up to fix Lindberg Road.


Long Thompson chooses running mate (2008-06-16)
Democrat Jill Long Thompson has selected State Representative Dennie Oxley to be her running mate in the gubernatorial election.


State defends Autodialer Act (2008-06-16)
The Indiana attorney general's office is defending the state's Autodialer Act, saying it prohibits calls from all parties, not just commercial telemarketers.


New interim VP for Government Relations selected (2008-06-16)
Purdue is conducting a nation-wide search for a new Vice President for government relations.


Ivy Tech anticipates accreditation (2008-06-16)
Ivy Tech will seek accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission in 2009.


Purdue sponsors animal science workshops (2008-06-13)
4-H students hope tips they learned at Purdue will help them excel at their county fairs this summer.


Saint Elizabeth and CIGNA reach agreement (2008-06-12)
CIGNA HealthCare will continue to cover customers who seek treatment at facilities operated by Saint Elizabeth Regional Health.


Champion's Centre sales team confident (2008-06-12)
The condominiums of the Champion's Centre in West Lafayette are being reserved more than a year before they will be available to owners.


Gubernatorial candidate confident with petition effort (2008-06-12)
A West Lafayette independent candidate for governor is over half way to getting the signatures needed to be on the ballot.


McCutcheon H.S. softball wins title (2008-06-12)
The McCutcheon softball team will be crowned the class 4-A state champions.


A.G. candidate makes pitch to IN Republicans (2008-06-12)
Indiana attorney general candidate Greg Zoeller is working to unite Republicans behind his campaign.


Kids Count report shows IN slipping in rank (2008-06-12)
Indiana is in the bottom third of the states when it comes to assessing ten measures of child well-being.


Klondike library serves western Tippecanoe County (2008-06-12)
The Tippecanoe County Public Library's Klondike Branch is experiencing greater success than officials had anticipated.


Purdue does energy-efficient research (2008-06-10)
Purdue is employing new technology to cut down on energy costs.


Ivy Tech opens facility in White County (2008-06-10)
A new Ivy Tech Instructional Center is on schedule to open in White County this fall.


West Lafayette resurfaces streets (2008-06-10)
The City of West Lafayette will resurface portions of several streets this summer.


Lafayette plans a quiet railroad (2008-06-10)
The city of Lafayette is working to make one of its railroad crossings a bit quieter.


Seven WLPD squad cars going green (2008-06-10)
The West Lafayette Police Department is starting an environmental initiative, which also should save money.


Project Safe Neighborhood offers landlord training (2008-06-09)
The Project Safe Neighborhood Program and Tippecanoe County Prosecutor are teaming up to help Landlords.


Risk for flooding continues (2008-06-09)
The water is starting to recede in parts of the state, but the risk for more flooding still exists.


Area seniors compete in Senior Games (2008-06-09)
Area IV Agency on Aging is sponsoring the 22nd Annual Senior Games at Jefferson High School this week.


Courthouse bombing reward increases (2008-06-09)
A nearly ten-year old criminal investigation is getting renewed attention thanks to a larger reward.


President Declares Disaster in Some Flooded Areas (2008-06-09)
President Bush has declared that a major disaster exists in more than two dozen Indiana counties due to flooding.


Purdue Women's Basketball will travel to Hawaii (2008-06-09)
At least one top ranked team will be a non-conference opponent for the Purdue women's basketball team.


Tippecanoe Co. Red Cross Heroes Campaign begins (2008-06-06)
The Tippecanoe County chapter of the Red Cross is looking for heroes over the next three weeks.


Daniels declares disaster for 41 counties (2008-06-06)
Governor Mitch Daniels is declaring a disaster emergency in 41 counties affected by the severe weather last Friday.


Champion's Centre condo prices revealed (2008-06-05)
The 131 condominium development in West Lafayette features units priced from $176,000 to $519,000.


Purdue will host Earthquake memorial (2008-06-05)
A memorial service for earthquake victims in China will be held on Thursday evening at seven.


Purdue specialist blames oil prices for higher corn prices (2008-06-05)
A Purdue energy specialist says rising oil prices are the root cause of higher corn prices.


Indianapolis lawyer running for state attorney general (2008-06-05)
A former attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice is officially kicking off her campaign for Indiana attorney general.


New Bill will affect school corporations (2008-06-05)
Recently passed property tax reform legislation will have both positive and negative effects for the West Lafayette Community School Corporation.


Columbian Park is opening new bog (2008-06-05)
Two local Lafayette companies are contributing to the Columbian Park Butterfly Exhibit.


Vectren expects heating bills to rise (2008-06-05)
Vectren energy company is warning customers about expected high heating costs for next winter.


Tippecanoe Co. narrows center design to two options (2008-06-04)
One provides for only a detention center, which would cost nearly $16 million. The other includes the detention center and scaled- down space for alternative programs at a cost of nearly $18 million.


Cyclists raise money for youth sports camp (2008-06-04)
A Purdue student and recent graduate are biking across the country to raise money for the PALS program.


Tippecanoe County making assessor changes (2008-06-03)
State property tax reform law is reducing the number of township assessors.


Tippecanoe Co. needs new ambulances (2008-06-03)
The Director of the Tippecanoe County Emergency Management Agency says the need for additional ambulances in the county is critical.


New vehicle take-home policy in effect (2008-06-03)
High gas prices are causing West Lafayette to reduce mileage on city vehicles.


Keller Competition showcases young talent (2008-06-03)
The Keller Competition gives young musicians the opportunity to perform as a part of the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra.


Purdue group traveling to Hong Kong (2008-06-03)
A group from Purdue is traveling to China seeking ways to collaborate on research.


WL hires new Director of Development (2008-06-03)
The city of West Lafayette has a new Director of Development.


YWCA cell phones require replacement (2008-06-03)
The YWCA of Greater Lafayette is asking people who have received free 9-1-1 cell phones to turn them in for a replacement.


Lafayette extends Trolley Tax for three months (2008-06-03)
Lafayette will continue Trolley Tax for three months to allow for more input on supporting the transit service.


Mount Everest climb successful for Lafayette doctor (2008-06-03)
A Lafayette doctor is back at home after making it to the summit of Mount Everest.


Tippecanoe Co. consolidating two jobs (2008-06-03)
County commissioners approved move to combine youth services executive director and director of Cary Home jobs.


$50,000 offered for information on courthouse incident (2008-06-03)
Investigators are bumping up the reward offered in the attempted bombing of the Tippecanoe County courthouse.


GOP picks Zoeller for attorney general nominee (2008-06-03)
Greg Zoeller is the Republican nominee for Indiana attorney general. The decision was made Monday at the state party convention in Indianapolis.


New minor at Purdue focuses on Latino issues (2008-06-03)
Purdue University is adding Latin American and Latino studies to its list of available minors.


State adding up storm damage (2008-06-03)
If your property was damaged in Friday night's storm, the state wants to hear from you.


Sen. Kennedy's doctor is Purdue alum (2008-06-02)
The doctor who operated on Senator Ted Kennedy is a graduate of Purdue. Dr. Allan Friedman received his bachelor's degree in Science in 1970.


WL council votes to go greener (2008-06-02)
West Lafayette city government is a step closer to officially embracing the environment. Council members voted five to two in favor of making the citizens' Go Greener Commission, a city commission.


Purdue meets with Friends of Celery Bog (2008-05-30)
Local residents upset about the changes made to the Celery Bog can look forward to more communication with the University.


WL boy wins the National Spelling Bee (2008-05-30)
Sameer Mishra spelled "guerdon" correctly in the final round to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.


New restaurant opens in downtown (2008-05-30)
The owner of a new restaurant says he wants to be part of the exciting changes going on in downtown Lafayette.


New wind farm will be in Fowler (2008-05-29)
Soon Benton County will harvest corn, beans and wind energy.


Government helps Bridgeway Apartment owners (2008-05-29)
Residents of a troubled Lafayette apartment complex soon will have more information about their next home.


Construction begins on water treatment facility (2008-05-29)
The Indiana American Water Company is starting work on a new treatment facility in West Lafayette.


Study committees discuss important state issues (2008-05-29)
Top Indiana officials will debate several notable state issues at this year's Summer Study Committees.


Purdue and IU receive funding for biomedical research (2008-05-29)
Purdue and Indiana universities will share a $25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to collaborate on biomedical initiatives.


Indianapolis Airport name may change (2008-05-28)
There's a push to return Colonel Harvey Weir Cook's name to the Indianapolis Airport.


Red Cross wants to raise $100,000 (2008-05-28)
The Tippecanoe County chapter of the Red Cross is keeping the same goal for its Heroes fundraising effort this year.


Thompson needs running mate (2008-05-28)
After becoming the Democratic candidate for governor, Jill Long Thompson now must choose a running mate.


WL student competes in National Spelling Bee (2008-05-27)
A West Lafayette teenager is making his fourth and final appearance in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.


Purdue professor recognized (2008-05-27)
More than one-thousand scientists applied to be an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.


Go Greener could become City Commission (2008-05-27)
A citizen-based commission in West Lafayette is pushing residents to be environmentally focused.


Officer Marion promoted to Sergeant (2008-05-27)
The city of West Lafayette now has its first female sergeant.


Raising awareness about food for children (2008-05-27)
The head of the Indiana Youth Institute is encouraging state residents to give to food banks during the summer.


WL waste water plant will be audited (2008-05-27)
An audit of West Lafayette's waste water treatment plant should provide the city with ways to improve the operation.


Former Purdue student sentencing set (2008-05-27)
Sentencing is set for this summer in the case of a former Purdue graduate student and Indian national convicted of making online threats.


Summer opportunity draws researchers to Purdue (2008-05-27)
Undergraduate students from around the world are spending eleven weeks on the Purdue campus working on research projects that have practical applications to everyday life.


Rainy Day Fund may grow (2008-05-27)
The Rainy Day Fund for the city of West Lafayette could get a nearly 800-thousand dollar boost.


Purdue group speaks to Mexicans about border issues (2008-05-27)
About a dozen members of the Purdue community have a better understanding of issues along the U.S.-Mexican border, after spending a week there.


More use for credit cards in West Lafayette (2008-05-27)
Credit card transactions could be expanding within West Lafayette city government.


Conventions are approaching (2008-05-27)
Next month, Indiana Democrats and Republicans will hold their state conventions and choose nominees to run for state offices.


Purdue changes admissions process (2008-05-27)
Students applying to Purdue for the first time will have more to do than those before them.


Healthy Indiana Plan enrollment status (2008-05-27)
The state's health insurance plan for low-income, un-insured Hoosiers now has 10,000 enrollees.


West Lafayette school board will borrow four million (2008-05-22)
The delay of property taxes is causing the West Lafayette Community School Corporation to borrow more money.


Trails Project receives funding (2008-05-22)
Lafayette has approved TIF money for a new trail project and job training.


Weed and Seed launches new program (2008-05-22)
Owning a home or a degree will be easier for some low income families in Lafayette.


Lafayette City Hall is over-crowded (2008-05-22)
Lafayette city government is running out of office space.


Friends of Celery Bog will meet with Purdue officials (2008-05-22)
Friends of Celery Bog will be meeting with Purdue officials and Kampen Golf Course designer Pete Dye next week.


Lafayette honors fallen police officers (2008-05-21)
This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the Indiana State Police and the Lafayette Post is honoring the 45 officers who have died in the line of duty over the years.


Search for new Tippecanoe Co Red Cross leader (2008-05-21)
A new executive director for the Tippecanoe County chapter of the Red Cross should be named by June.


Lafayette honors fallen police officers (2008-05-21)
This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the Indiana State Police and the Lafayette Post is honoring the 45 officers who have died in the line of duty over the years.


GOP Convention candidates set (2008-05-20)
Delegates to the Indiana Republican State Convention now know which candidates are running for several statewide offices.


WL "brainy" place to retire (2008-05-20)
West Lafayette is one of the brainiest places to retire in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report.


Lafayette will expand its trail system (2008-05-20)
A grant from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources will allow the city of Lafayette to add to its network of trails.


Tippecanoe needs new ambulances (2008-05-20)
Tippecanoe County officials are looking into purchasing new ambulances.


New sewer project begins (2008-05-20)
Lafayette is getting ready to make major repairs to the Elliott Ditch sewer line.


Indianapolis to host 2012 Super Bowl (2008-05-20)
Indianapolis and new Lucas Oil Stadium beat out Pheonix and Houston as site of Super Bowl 46.


Wabash Landing Parking Garage fully automated (2008-05-20)
The West Lafayette Redevelopment Commission has agreed to begin a project that will automate the Wabash Landing Parking Garage.


New Program to help working families (2008-05-20)
Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski will be introducing a new Weed and Seed program on Thursday morning to help working families.


Cab companies raise rates (2008-05-20)
Higher fuel prices have caused Lafayette cab companies to raise their rates.


West Lafayette teenage father pleads guilty (2008-05-19)
A West Lafayette father charged with killing his two-and- a-half-month old daughter is pleading guilty.


Purdue helps FBI (2008-05-19)
Purdue computer experts will be helping the FBI in a more formal way.


Purdue looks to future of biodiesel industries (2008-05-19)
Purdue is bringing together experts to discuss the future of the ethanol and biodiesel industries.


Search for Purdue Dean of College of Education continues (2008-05-19)
The search for a new dean of the Purdue College of Education is being extended.


Proposed juvenile justice center could cost $25 million (2008-05-19)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners are considering cost estimates for a proposed juvenile justice center.


Purdue conference promotes service-learning (2008-05-19)
Sparking service-learning through engineering and technology is the theme of a conference on the Purdue campus.


TSC is selling land (2008-05-16)
The Tippecanoe School Corporation is selling six acres of land on County Road 450.


Purdue Softball will go to NCAA Tournament (2008-05-16)
The Purdue Softball team will attend the NCAA Tournament for the first time.


CityBus could raise prices (2008-05-16)
The rising cost of diesel fuel could mean higher rates to ride CityBus of Greater Lafayette.


Board of Elections certifies primary results (2008-05-16)
The Tippecanoe County clerk says a record number of voters cast ballots in the primary earlier this month.


Letter carriers have successful Food Drive (2008-05-16)
The Food Finders Food Bank is expecting totals for the annual Letter Carrier's Food Drive to reach 75,000 pounds.


Cary Home may start admitting girls (2008-05-16)
Tippecanoe County's Cary Home could admit girls within a month.


Volunteers help clean-up Wabash River (2008-05-16)
The annual De-Trash the Wabash event will take place tomorrow.


TSC plans three construction projects (2008-05-16)
The Tippecanoe School Corporation is planning on adding a new elementary school and additions at Harrison and McCutcheon High Schools.


Group Questions Tree Cutting Near Celery Bog (2008-05-15)
After complaints about the removal of trees from the Kampen Golf Course near the Celery Bog, Purdue is planning to work with those who oppose the tree cutting.


Columbian Park Zoo begins butterfly exhibit (2008-05-15)
Lafayette's Columbian Park Zoo will soon add 52 species of butterflies to a new exhibit, thanks to a donation of flowers from Lawn and Shrub, Inc.


Purdue names new vice president for research (2008-05-15)
University of Illinois professor and National Science Foundation assistant director to become next research head at Purdue.


CityBus aims for 50% more riders in 2012 (2008-05-15)
CityBus of Greater Lafayette is unveiling a new strategic plan, which calls for boosting ridership 50% in the next four years.


Friday is Bike-to-Work Day (2008-05-15)
State Health Commissioner Judy Monroe promoting Bike-to-Work Day as good for health and environment.


Wabash National CEO warns of rough times (2008-05-15)
President and CEO Dick Giromini highlighted the positives of 2007, but also laid out challenges to come during the annual shareholders meeting.


James Earl Jones to Speak at Purdue (2008-05-14)
The award-winning actor will speak at Purdue in October as part of the university's Experience Liberal Arts month.


Early taxpayers helping Tippecanoe Co. finances (2008-05-13)
Millions of dollars in property taxes have been paid to Tippecanoe County, even though official bills have not been mailed.


Nominate Your Neighbor returns to Lafayette (2008-05-13)
Lafayette citizens can show appreciation for well-kept property by participating in the third annual Nominate Your Neighbor program.


Tippecanoe Co. closer to buying software (2008-05-13)
The Tippecanoe County Council has approved additional money so officials can begin negotiating a price for a new property assessment software package.


Farmers' Market launches new website (2008-05-13)
The Lafayette Farmers' Market has a new website with more information for consumers.


State health commissioner urging better marketing (2008-05-12)
Indiana health officials need to change the way they communicate with the public. That's the topic of the Indiana Public Health Association's annual meeting and the message from State Health Commissioner Judy Monroe.


Congressman Buyer introduces new energy bill (2008-05-12)
Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, mining more U.S. coal to make liquid fuel, and using more nuclear power are components of a bill Congressman Steve Buyer authored.


Indiana soldier killed in Iraq (2008-05-12)
A member of the Indiana National Guard from Knox, in Starke County, has died in Iraq.


Elsner retiring as local Red Cross leader (2008-05-12)
Debbie Elsner is retiring as executive director of the Tippecaone County chapter of the Red Cross.


Indiana gas price average hits $3.85/gallon (2008-05-09)
Gas prices are soaring across the nation. Now in Indiana, the average for a gallon of gas is $3.85.


Sixty-six businesses earn "best place to work" honor (2008-05-09)
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce announced the third annual "Best Places to Work in Indiana" list.


Downtown Development Council recieves $20,000 (2008-05-09)
The Indiana Association of Realtors provided $20,000 to the Lafayette and West Lafayette Downtown Development Council to promote each downtown.


Purdue commencement to be televised live (2008-05-09)
Purdue's graduation ceremonies will be seen live on television and the Internet.


Program encourages businesses to increase employee ownership (2008-05-09)
Indiana's Employee Stock ownership Program hopes to encouarge 200 companies to allow more employee ownership.


Purdue launces E. coli information center (2008-05-09)
The EcoliHub was launched by Purdue and is a central online source for information about the E. coli bacteria.


Purdue Convocations' 2008-2009 season to include Broadway musicals (2008-05-09)
Purdue Convocations will showcase Broadway shows such as "Chicago" and "Ain't Misbehavin'."


Event allows residents to see Lafayette downtown area (2008-05-09)
The "Unseen City Tour" is allowing residents to view the downtown area of Lafayette.


Vote centers could see change by November election (2008-05-09)
The vote center system could see some changes by the November elections but counting ballots won't speed up.


Food Finders Food Bank director retires (2008-05-09)
Barbara Ahler, executive director of Food Finders Food Bank, is retiring after 27 years with the program.


Purdue sponsors forensic conference (2008-05-09)
The Mobile Forensics World conference in Chicago is being sponsored by Purdue


Schellinger concedes gubernatorial race to Thompson (2008-05-09)
Jim Schellinger conceded to Jill Long Thompson for Democratic gubernatorial nomination.


William Griffel named as director of Purdue Musical Organizaions (2008-05-09)
The chairman of the visual and perfroming arts of Franklin Cnetral High School has been named the new PMO Director.


Indiana Fever waive former Boilers (2008-05-09)
Two former women's basketball players were waived by the Indiana Fever.


TIPPECANOE CO. VOTE CENTER LOCATIONS (2008-05-05)
A list of Vote Center sites for Tippecanoe County voters to cast a ballot on Tuesday.


Schellinger touts gas relief plan (2008-05-02)
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Schellinger is touting his plan to provide some relief from high gas prices. He says he does not support a suspension of the gas tax, but is open to the idea of suspending the sales tax on gas.


Stars campaign for Clinton in Indiana (2008-05-02)
A celebrity couple is campaigning through rural Indiana for Senator Hillary Clinton. Actors Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen made stops in northern Indiana Thursday and southern Indiana Friday.


HILLARY CLINTON SPEECH IN LAFAYETTE (2008-05-02)
Senator Hillary Clinton spoke before a crowd of more than 1,000 people at Lafayette's Riehle Plaza Wednesday.


INTERVIEW WITH TED DANSON & MARY STEENBURGEN (2008-05-02)
Actors Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen talk about their support for presidential candidate and friend Senator Hillary Clinton.


Indiana air pollution problem improving (2008-05-02)
The Lafayette-Frankfort region is one of the least polluted metropolitan areas in the country.


Hundreds appeal Tippecanoe Co assessments (2008-05-02)
More than 1,000 Tippecanoe County property owners have filed an appeal of their reassessment. State allows for second filing period after tax bills received.


Reed not seeking another term (2008-05-02)
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Suellen Reed is not seeking another term.


Purdue student I.D. will work for Primary Election (2008-05-01)
Purdue students will be able to use their university I.D. when they cast a vote in Tuesday's Primary Election.


Former secretary of state stumps for Clinton at Purdue (2008-05-01)
Madeleine Albright says a combination of energy, experience, and dedication makes Senator Hillary Clinton the best candidate for President.


Superdelegate switches from Clinton to Obama (2008-05-01)
Former Democratic National Committee Chairman and Indiana Super-delegate Joe Andrew is switching his support from Senator Hillary Clinton to Senator Barak Obama in the race for the presidential nomination.


Indiana veterans benefit from gift (2008-05-01)
A $2,000 gift is going to the Indiana Veteran's Home to help those with medical expenses.


Purdue professor: Candidate visits affect few voters (2008-04-30)
A Purdue political science professor says presidential campaigners visiting the Lafayette area likely will be preaching to the choir.


Clinton: Indiana jobs not meant for other countries (2008-04-30)
Less than one week before Indiana's primary, Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton says she will stop the outsourcing of Hoosier jobs.


CAROLINE KENNEDY SPEECH IN LAFAYETTE (2008-04-30)
Caroline Kennedy spoke to about 200 people Wednesday at the Tippecanoe County Library on behalf of the Barack Obama Campaign.


Caroline Kennedy stumps for Sen. Obama (2008-04-30)
The daughter of former President John F. Kennedy says there are similarities between her father and Senator Barack Obama.


Lafayette smoking ordinance implementation change (2008-04-30)
A proposed smoke-free workplace ordinance for Lafayette could begin later than first thought.


Caroline Kennedy to Speak in Lafayette (2008-04-29)
Caroline Kennedy is expected in Lafayette Wednesday to rally for Barack Obama.


Future plans for Tippecanoe Co juvenile justice center (2008-04-29)
Tippecanoe County leaders are considering other possible uses for land where the proposed juvenile justice center likely will be built.


CityBus rerouts busses due to Clinton rally (2008-04-29)
CityBus is re-routing buses away from Riehle Plaza due to the Clinton campaign visit.


Ackerson tours CAT plant; talks about economy (2008-04-29)
Democrat Nels Ackerson says the 4th Congressional District should be getting more federal contracts.


IN gay vote split over Clinton and Obama (2008-04-29)
Gay and lesbian voters equally split over Democratic presidential candidates as their voting block is courted in tight Indiana race.


Hillary Clinton to Speak at Lafayette Rally (2008-04-29)
Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton is bringing her "Standing Up for Jobs" tour to Riehle Plaza in downtown Lafayette.


Thousands already voted in Tippecanoe Co Primary (2008-04-28)
More than 3,500 Tippecanoe County residents have cast a ballot already in the Primary Election.


NY Jets pick Keller (2008-04-28)
Former Purdue tight end Dustin Keller is going to play for the New York Jets.


Town forum focuses on healthcare (2008-04-28)
The League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette is inviting the community to a town forum on Healthcare Reform.


U.S. Supreme Court upholds IN voter I.D. law (2008-04-28)
Indiana voters will continue to show a government- issued, photo I.D. when they go to cast a ballot.


FEMA reverses decision; will help IN counties (2008-04-28)
Indiana counties facing huge clean-up costs from flooding earlier this year will see money from Washington, D.C.


Purdue women's golf team Big Ten Champs (2008-04-28)
For the second year in a row, the Purdue women's golf team placed four golfers on the All-Big Ten first team, had the player of the year and the freshman of the year. Thanks to a No. 6 national ranking and the 2008 Big Ten team championship, head coach Devon Brouse was named Big Ten Coach of the Year for the third time at Purdue.


Purdue forwards investigation report to federal authorities (2008-04-25)
The Office of Naval Research is reviewing the case of a Purdue professor, accused of research misconduct.


Purdue police chief stepping down (2008-04-25)
Gary Evans leaving Purdue P.D. for job with university's Physical Facilities.


TIPPECANOE CO ESTIMATED PROPERTY TAX BILLS (2008-04-25)
Tippecanoe County Treasurer Bob Plantenga is urging early payment of tax bills, based on estimates.


Tippecanoe Co property tax estimates available (2008-04-25)
County Treasurer Bob Plantenga is encouraging property owners to pay estimate of spring bill, due to delay in preparing actual bills.


Intersection on Purdue campus reopened (2008-04-24)
Stadium Avenue and University Street reopend; gas line break now fixed.


Gas Line Break Shuts Down Intersection (2008-04-24)
A gas line break on the Purdue campus has closed down the intersection of Stadium Avenue and University Street.


Novak stepping down from post (2008-04-23)
Purdue's School of Nursing is looking for a new leader. Julie Novak announced she is stepping down next month, after five years of leading the school.


Gov. Daniels pushes for lottery privatization again (2008-04-23)
Governor Mitch Daniels says privatizing the Hoosier Lottery would pay for his college scholarship plan.


Tippecanoe Co coroner identifies body (2008-04-23)
The woman found dead at the Wabash Landing Parking Garage Tuesday has been identified as 31-year-old Candida Cecil of Lafayette.


Local leaders learn about effects of property tax reforms (2008-04-23)
Local government officials are still trying to figure out how property tax reforms approved by the General Assembly will affect their bottom line.


Injured Woman Found at Wabash Landing Parking Garage (2008-04-22)
West Lafayette Police are investigating an incident involving a woman found lying on the ground near the Wabash Landing Parking Garage.


Lockdown lifted for area around Wabash Landing garage (2008-04-22)
Police continue to investigate injured woman near the Wabash Landing Parking Garage while business gets back to normal.


Arts and culture assessment process launched (2008-04-22)
Tippecanoe County residents will be able to take part in an assessment of the arts and cultural community.


Towing cars in WL requires phone call first (2008-04-22)
The West Lafayette Police Department is asking towing companies to adopt a new procedure for removing vehicles from private property.


Purdue community feedback needed on strategic plan (2008-04-22)
Two public forums will be held on the Purdue campus to review the draft of the university's next strategic plan.


Indiana appeals FEMA decision on flood assistance (2008-04-22)
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security sent a letter to FEMA administrators asking them to reconsider assistance for county and local governments.


Tippecanoe Co moving forward with justice center (2008-04-22)
A proposed juvenile justice center for Tippecanoe County is moving into the design phase.


WL PD investigating mysterious death (2008-04-22)
Woman falls to death from Wabash Landing Parking Garage, unknown if she fell, jumped or was pushed.


Aftershocks continue to shake Lafayette area (2008-04-21)
More than a dozen aftershocks recorded following Friday's 5.2 magnitude earthquake.


Hunger Hike event seeks corporate support (2008-04-21)
This year's Greater Lafayette Hunger Hike is aiming to raise at least $70,000 and hopes the World Food Prize winner helps raise awareness.


Buyer pushing legislation cracking down on fake drugs (2008-04-21)
Indiana Congressman Steve Buyer says people who buy drugs over the internet are putting their health at risk.


Ackerson: Restore vets' health and education benefits (2008-04-21)
A candidate for Congress in the Lafayette area wants to restore health and education benefits for veterans.


UPDATE: Quake hits Greater Lafayette (2008-04-18)
A small earthquake hit Greater Lafayette just after 5:30 this morning.


SE Illinois earthquake felt in Lafayette area (2008-04-18)
Aftershocks following Friday morning's 5.2 magnitude earthquake could continue for a couple weeks.


Alting in line for committee chairmanship (2008-04-18)
Lafayette area State Senator Ron Alting could have a new role in the legislature next year.


INDOT gives OK to roads after earthquake (2008-04-18)
The state Department of Transportation reports no major problems following the earthquake.


Improving business through marketing seminar set (2008-04-18)
Entrepreneurs in Tippecanoe and surrounding counties can learn how to better market their business next week.


51st Purdue Grand Prix events underway (2008-04-18)
Purdue students and racers are revving up for Grand Prix weekend.


WLCSC examines more cost saving measures (2008-04-18)
The West Lafayette Community School Corporation is looking for ways to save money.


HUD stops Section 8 vouchers to Bridgeway Apartments (2008-04-18)
The Federal government is pulling its financial support from a troubled Lafayette apartment complex.


In God We Trust license plate Constitutional (2008-04-18)
A Marion County judge says the state's In God We Trust license plate does not violate the Constitution.


Painter taps former assistant for Purdue job (2008-04-18)
The Purdue men's basketball team has a new assistant coach with ties to Head Coach Matt Painter.


TIPPECANOE COUNTY EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS (2008-04-16)
County using 21 sites for early voting before May 6th Primary Election.


Eli Lilly to cut 500 jobs (2008-04-16)
Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly is cutting up to 500 jobs in the state.


Purdue is county's first early voting site (2008-04-16)
Tippecanoe County voters can cast a Primary Election ballot beginning Thursday.


Meth lab busts increase in the state (2008-04-16)
The Indiana State Police dismantled more meth labs last year in the Lafayette District than the previous year.


Daniels: More college assistance for high school grads (2008-04-16)
Governor Mitch Daniels is proposing a plan to make college more affordable for students and their families.


County officials: Machines ready for primary (2008-04-16)
Tippecanoe County Election officials say voting machines are ready to go for the upcoming primary.


Crowd of 200 listens to Chabon talk (2008-04-16)
A Pulitzer Prize-winning author is wondering how many times he can say, "crap" before it becomes inappropriate.


Clinton and Obama battling over Indiana delegates (2008-04-15)
Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are pouring time and money into Indiana leading up to the May 6th primary.


Lafayette manufacturer celebrates expansion (2008-04-15)
TRW is investing about $29 million in new equipment for increased production at its existing steering plant and a new facility on County Road 350-South.


Purdue College of Agriculture gets interim dean (2008-04-15)
Agricultural economist Jay Akridge will become interim dean of Purdue's College of Agriculture.


Obama receives endorsement of WL politicians (2008-04-15)
Several West Lafayette Democrats are endorsing presidential hopeful Barack Obama.


Lafayette agency helps 1,200 people file taxes (2008-04-15)
More than 1,200 people are receiving a tax refund thanks to Lafayette Urban Ministry.


Purdue to face Duke in Challenge Game (2008-04-15)
The Purdue men's basketball team will play Duke as part of the Big Ten-ACC Challenge next season.


Purdue's newest boiler to be more efficient (2008-04-15)
Purdue will build a more efficient boiler to provide heating, cooling and electricity for the West Lafayette campus.


Candidate for governor touting education plan (2008-04-15)
Democrat Jim Schellinger is focusing on five main areas, including teacher retention and making college more affordable.


TRW Brings in Jobs (2008-04-13)
A local manufacturing company is bringing about 200 more jobs to the Lafayette area.


Obama Rally Draws 25,000 (2008-04-13)
Tickets for the Barack Obama rally in Lafayette disappeared in about 90 minutes yesterday.


More Money Goes to Scholarships (2008-04-13)
Two families and one anonymous donor are giving a total of five-point-six-million dollars to the Access and Success campaign.


Men's Team Loses Key Player (2008-04-13)
The Purdue men's basketball team is losing a player.


Lafayette Smoking Ban Advances (2008-04-13)
A proposed smoking ban in Lafayette continues to move forward.


Lafayette-area Reps. Pulling for Clinton (2008-04-13)
Two Lafayette area Democrats are endorsing a presidential candidate.


Three-hundred-million-dollar scholarship campaign launched (2008-04-13)
Purdue is launching a more than 300-million dollar campaign for scholarships and other student access programs.


Purdue President Inaugurated (2008-04-13)
Purdue President France C rdova is thanking members of the campus and Lafayette community for their part in her inauguration.


300 People Watch Attend Chelsea Clinton Event (2008-04-13)
The daughter of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says the college lending process needs to be reformed.


Congressman: File taxes to get federal rebate (2008-04-07)
Indiana Congressman Brad Ellsworth is reminding Hoosiers they could be getting some extra money back in their tax returns this year.


Tippecanoe Co. Satellite Voting Sites Approved (2008-04-07)
Lafayette area voters will have 16 days to vote absentee ballots throughout the county for the Primary election.


Purdue alum gives gift to PMO (2008-04-07)
Purdue Musical Organizations is getting a gift of $4 million for a new facility.


WL Towing Changes Proposed (2008-04-07)
A West Lafayette city councilor continues to push for changes to the city's towing rule, but first wants more public input.


Purdue team captures Rube Goldberg Award (2008-04-07)
Purdue has reclaimed the title of National Champions at this years Rube Goldberg Competition.


U.S. Navy christens ship for Amelia Earhart (2008-04-07)
The U.S. Navy has christened a ship named for famous aviator, and former Purdue faculty member, Amelia Earhart.


Chelsea Clinton Coming to Purdue (2008-04-04)
Chelsea Clinton will be in West Lafayette Monday campaigning for her mother.


ATA Shutting Down (2008-04-03)
More than 2,200 people are losing their jobs following the bankruptcy of Indianapolis-based ATA.


Purdue's Regenstrief Center Receives $11 Million Gift (2008-04-03)
An Indianapolis foundation is donating $11 million to Purdue to advance the nation's healthcare system.


Changes to Lafayette Smoking Proposal Possible (2008-04-03)
The Lafayette City Council will take a first vote on a proposed smoking ban next week and could consider two amendments.


New Report on Tippecanoe Co Youth Drinking (2008-04-03)
The Drug-Free Coalition of Tippecanoe County is releasing a report on the use of alcohol in the area.


Auction Site to Aid WL Police (2008-04-02)
The West Lafayette Police Department is changing the way it gets rid of personal property siezed during criminal investigations.


Schools in the Lafayette area Showing Improvement (2008-04-02)
More public schools in the Lafayette area improved during the past school year compared to the previous one.


Forbes: Lafayette area Good for Business (2008-04-02)
Forbes Magazine ranks the Lafayette area among the top 25 for best small places for business and careers.


Supreme Court Rejects Gauvin's Appeal (2008-04-01)
The Indiana Supreme Court is rejecting the appeal of a Lafayette woman in prison for the death of her step- daughter.


Lehmen to Speak at Public Forum (2008-04-01)
The first of four finalists for Dean of the Purdue College of Education is set to speak at a public forum today.


Obama Rally Set for Purdue (2008-04-01)
Purdue Students for Barack Obama will be hosting actor Jeremy Piven in an event to raise awareness about the importance of voting and why he supports Barack Obama for President.


Lafayette Set to Audit Wastewater Plant (2008-04-01)
Lafayette's Water Pollution Control Superintendent says an upcoming audit will help the city run its wastewater treatment plant more efficiently.


SIU Coach Could Come to Purdue (2008-04-01)
A Purdue men's basketball coaching vacancy is expected to be filled by a Southern Illinois University assistant.


Family Inn Gives Way to Champion's Centre (2008-04-01)
City and county leaders gathered to watch demolition begin on a West Lafayette eyesore, and celebrate the future of a new development.


State Releases '07 Child Death Report (2008-04-01)
Governor Mitch Daniels is crediting the increase in child welfare workers for the decrease in child abuse and neglects deaths in the state.


Clintons Rally, Obama Supporters Open Lafayette Office (2008-03-31)
The Hillary Clinton campaign is continuing to step up efforts in Indiana.


Imagination Station to Undergo Restructuring (2008-03-31)
After 15 years of serving the Lafayette area, the Imagination Station is planning a major overhaul.


Lafayette Sewer Project Gets Underway (2008-03-31)
Groundbreaking on a multi-million dollar Lafayette sewer project is set for Monday.


Goodall: Grassroots Efforts Can Save Earth (2008-03-31)
World-renown primatologist Jane Goodall says a disconnect between the human heart and brain is bringing earth to a point of no return. But it's not too late.


Family Inn Demolition Begins (2008-03-31)
The developer who bought the Family Inn in West Lafayette will celebrate its demolition Tuesday.


J&C Website Redesign (2008-03-31)
The Journal and Courier's website has a new look.


DCS Celebrates Doubling of Workforce (2008-03-31)
The Indiana Department of Child Services says it is increasing its child protective programs by adding jobs.


Indiana Sales Tax Increasing (2008-03-31)
Indiana's sales tax increases 1% Tuesday to provide property tax relief.


Indiana Tollroad Rates Increasing (2008-03-31)
Tolls increase on the Indiana Tollroad Tuesday for some drivers.


Lafayette Doctor Attempts Everest Climb (2008-03-28)
Orthopedic Surgeon Greg Konrath is making a second attempt at reaching the top of Mount Everest.


Purdue Launches New Homepage (2008-03-28)
Purdue will unveil a newly redesigned Web site Saturday, aimed at creating a more user- friendly online experience.


Grand Opening Set for Obama Lafayette Headquarters (2008-03-26)
A grand opening for the Obama campaign headquarters on North Fourth Street in Lafayette is set for Saturday morning at 10.


Purdue Puts Gymnastics Club on Probation (2008-03-26)
The Office of the Dean of students is putting the Purdue Gymnastics Club on probation through December 2008 for violations of the university's alcohol policies.


Woodson Named Purdue Provost (2008-03-26)
Purdue President France Cordova has named the dean of the college of Agriculture as the university's next provost.


Purdue Falls to Tennessee in NCAA (2008-03-26)
The Purdue women's basketball team is out of the NCAA tournament following a 78-52 loss to numer one seed Tennessee.


Area Residents Wait in Line, Harbor Excitement (2008-03-25)
Area residents and students lined up hours in advance to see the former president.


Clinton Discusses Energy Independence, Economy, Healthcare (2008-03-25)
Before a gymnasium filled with about 21-hundred people, Hillary Clinton's campaigner-in-chief touted her as the best presidential candidate.


Boilermakers Face No. 1 Tennessee Tonight (2008-03-25)
The Purdue women's basketball team is preparing to take on Number one seeded Tennessee this evening.


Tobacco Sales to Minors up Slightly (2008-03-24)
A new survey from the Tobacco Retailer Inspection Program found minors were able to buy cigarettes about 13 percent of the time in 2007.


Bill Clinton Attends WL Rally (2008-03-24)
West Lafayette is making preparations for tonight's visit from Former president Bill Clinton.


Purdue Women Advance in NCAA Tourney (2008-03-24)
The Purdue women's basketball team is advancing to the second round of the NCAA tournament.


Kernan, Kennedy Townsend Join Clinton at Rally (2008-03-24)
Former Governor Joe Kernan will introduce former President Bill Clinton at a rally Monday night at West Lafayette Junior-Senior High School. The two will be joined by Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, the daughter of Senator Robert Kennedy.


AG Touting New Laws (2008-03-24)
Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter is promoting new laws which protects Indiana children who go online and those who prepay for a funeral plot.


Four Finalists for Purdue Education Dean (2008-03-24)
The finalists for the dean of the College of Education at Purdue will be on campus, beginning April 1st.


Police: Look Out for Pot Growers (2008-03-24)
Indiana State Police are asking Hoosiers to be on the lookout for Marijuana growers this Spring.


Purdue Women Advance to NCAA 2nd Round (2008-03-23)
The Purdue Women's Basketball team defeated Utah 66-59 in the first round of the NCAA tournament at Mackey Arena.


UPDATE:Clinton to Visit WL, but not Purdue (2008-03-22)
Former President Bill Clinton will not be coming to the Purdue Campus.


Bill Clinton Could Come to Purdue (2008-03-21)
Former President Bill Clinton could be coming to the Purdue campus on Monday.


Boilermakers Take win over Baylor (2008-03-21)
The Purdue men's basketball team is advancing to the second-round of the 2008 NCAA tournament.


Police Standoff Leads to Road Closure (2008-03-20)
State Road 43 is shut down between 600-North and State Road 18 in Brookston because of a police standoff.


Home Hospital Reopening Psychiatric Ward (2008-03-20)
Inpatient psychiatric services are returning to Home Hospital after more than a year's absence.


IN Congressmen Support Super Bowl Bid (2008-03-20)
Members of Indiana's Congressional delegation are lobbying for Indianapolis to host the Super Bowl in 2012.


Columbian Park Zoo Cougar Dies (2008-03-20)
Columbo, the nearly 15 year old cougar, has died at Columbian Park Zoo.


Officials Considering Money Saving Changes to US 231 Project (2008-03-20)
Tippecanoe County officials may be closing the funding gap for the U-S 231 relocation project.


One Dead, Deputy Injured in Police Standoff (2008-03-20)
One person is dead following a police standoff overnight at a home on State Road 43 near Battleground.


WL Officials Combat Sewage Smell (2008-03-20)
The city of West Lafayette is trying to deal with the smell of sewage near the wastewater treatment plant off South River Road.


Improving Historic Lafayette Homes (2008-03-18)
Some deteriorating historic homes in the downtown Lafayette area can be rehabilitated with the help of federal grant money.


Purdue Dean Interviews for Provost Job (2008-03-18)
Purdue College of Agriculture Dean Randy Woodson, and provost finalist, says the university needs to continue to build its faculty.


Tipp Co. Township Assessors seek Consultant (2008-03-18)
Tippecanoe County's township assessors are hoping to move forward with hiring a consultant to help with trending, but proposed legislation puts their jobs in jeopardy.


Purdue Women face Utah in NCAA 1st Round (2008-03-18)
The Purdue Women's Basketball team earned a number nine seed in the NCAA tournament and will face eight seed Utah Sunday night.


Lafayette Smoking Ban Vote Expected in April (2008-03-18)
The author of a proposed smoking ordinance in Lafayette does not want to predict if the measure will receive initial approval next month.


Purdue Men Headed to DC for NCAA 1st Round (2008-03-17)
The Sixth-seeded Boilers will play No. 11-seeded Baylor in the first round of the 2008 NCAA Tournament.


Clinton to Make Stop in Indiana (2008-03-17)
Democratic Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is expected to make several campaign appearances across the state.


Gore to lead Purdue Energy Center (2008-03-17)
The interim director of the Purdue Energy Center now has the job on a more permanent basis.


Vote Center List (2008-03-17)
Click here for the list of Tippecanoe County Voter Center locations for the May 6th primary.


County Election Officials Gearing Up for Busy Primary (2008-03-17)
The Tippecanoe County Board of Election and Registration is expecting 30,000 voters will head to the polls for the May primary.


Goodall Speaking for College of Science Centennial (2008-03-17)
The Purdue College of Science is welcoming Jane Goodall, known for her decades of work studying chimpanzees in their habitat, who will give a lecture next week.


Georgia Tech Dean Interviews for Purdue Provost (2008-03-17)
Dr. Don Giddens spoke to more than 100 Purdue faculty, staff and students as he interviewed for the job of university provost.


Purdue Falls to Illinois (2008-03-15)
Purdue has been knocked out of the Big Ten Tournament with a 74-67 loss to Illinois.


Tippecanoe Co. Judge Must Resentence Impaired Driver (2008-03-14)
The Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed the sentence of a man who had drugs in his system when he caused a crash which killed a Lafayette boy.


Property Tax Restructuring Measures Pass Legislature (2008-03-14)
Indiana residents will see some relief from high property taxes.


Body Identified as Missing Lafayette Man (2008-03-14)
The body of Joel Thomas Saunders was found in Wea Creek Wednesday.


Vote on Property Tax Deal Delayed (2008-03-14)
Legislators are expected to vote today on a proposal to cut and cap property taxes, and a constitutional amendment to make those caps permanent.


Bill Increasing Fines for Impaired Drivers Heads to Governor (2008-03-14)
A bill named for the Lafayette boy killed by an impaired driver increases penalties for those who are intoxicated and get behind the wheel.


Roads on Purdue Campus Reopen (2008-03-14)
Oil spilled from a transformer, which fell off a truck, took seven hours to clean up.


Spill Forces Street Closures Near Purdue (2008-03-14)
Purdue police and fire departments have closed portions of State and Russell streets to contain and clean up an oil spill.


Lawmakers Still Working on Property Tax Reform (2008-03-13)
State lawmakers are confident they can reach a compromise on property tax reform before the end of the General Assembly session tomorrow.


Governor Vetoes Teacher Certification Bill (2008-03-13)
A bill aimed at getting more teachers into Indiana classrooms has hit a roadblock.


Painter Finalist for Two More National Awards (2008-03-13)
Purdue Men's basketball head coach Matt Painter is a finalist for two more national awards, in addition to Naismith Award.


County Officials: Tax Bills with Two Payments Possible (2008-03-13)
Tippecanoe County officials still are hopeful tax bills with two payment dates can be mailed out this year.


Property Tax Reform Agreement Reached (2008-03-13)
Leaders in the Indiana General Assembly say they've reached an agreement on property tax reform, but neither chamber has taken a vote on the plan yet.


Purdue Faces Illinois in Big Ten Tournament (2008-03-13)
The 2nd seed Boilermakers will take on the 10th seed Illini in Purdue's first game of the Big Ten Conference Tournament.


Coroner to Identify Body Today (2008-03-13)
An autopsy is set for today to determine if a body found in Wea Creek yesterday is that of a missing Lafayette man.


Lafayette Paying more for Stray Animals (2008-03-12)
The Lafayette Board of Works approved a $1,000 per month increase in fee to Almost Home Humane Society to take in stray animals.


Clay Bowl Giving Project benefits Domestic Violence Prevention (2008-03-12)
Lafayette area artists are donating more than 1,000 clay bowls for a YWCA fundraiser.


Tippecanoe Council Approves Abatements (2008-03-12)
A Tippecanoe County manufacturer and warehouse facility will get a tax break from the county.


Painter Finalist for National Award (2008-03-12)
The Naismith Men's Basketball Coach of the Year Award finalists include Purdue's Matt Painter.


Dems for County Offices Kick Off Campaigns (2008-03-12)
The Democrats running for Tippecanoe County Commission and Council are kicking off their campaigns.


COMCAST to Raise Rates (2008-03-12)
Cable TV subscribers in the Lafayette area are facing a rate hike.


Toll Road Deal Nets Millions in Interest (2008-03-11)
The state has earned more than a quarter of a billion dollars in interest from the lease of the Indiana Toll Road.


Purdue Provost Candidates Forums Set (2008-03-11)
A series of public forums are set for next week to hear from the finalists for the job of Purdue provost.


Purdue Students Spend Spring Break Working (2008-03-11)
Spring Break for about 60 Purdue students means construction work in the bayous of Louisiana, instead of relaxing on the beach.


Evans Announces Bid for County Council (2008-03-11)
A long-time Tippecanoe County campaign worker is officially launching his own bid for public office.


Ivy Tech to Host Appeals Court Hearing (2008-03-11)
The Indiana Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments at Ivy Tech's Lafayette campus next month.


Boilermakers Earn All-Big Ten Honors (2008-03-11)
Purdue Head Basketball Coach Matt Painter has been named Big Ten Coach of the Year, along with honors for players.


Lead Poisoning Bill Needs More Research (2008-03-11)
Child healthcare advocates say the General Assembly has watered-down a bill aimed at preventing lead paint poisoning.


WL Trash Collection Fees Could Increase (2008-03-11)
The West Lafayette city council could consider higher trash collection fees this spring.


Lawmakers Clash Over Commissioners Proposal (2008-03-11)
State lawmakers are still considering a measure that would allow counties to replace commissioners with a single county executive.


Area Law Enforcement Add K-9 Units (2008-03-11)
Two new K-9 units are on patrol in the Lafayette area.


Area Merchants Striving to Become "Destination Businesses" (2008-03-11)
Lafayette-area retailers are working together to market the hilltop-to-hilltop area as a unique shopping experience.


Purdue Men Defeat Iowa (2008-03-10)
The Purdue Men's Basketball team finish the regular season in second place in the Big Ten following a 72-58 win over Michigan.


Purdue Women Earn NCAA Bid (2008-03-10)
The Purdue Women's Basketball team is headed to the NCAA tournament for the 16th straight year, after capturing the Big 10 Tournament title on a buzzer beater.


County Redevelopment Commission Approves Two Abatements (2008-03-07)
The Tippecanoe County Redevelopment Commission has approved an abatement request for a new warehouse facility, and another for manufacturing equipment.


Three Candidates Seeking Purdue Provost Job (2008-03-07)
Provost search committee names three finalists, including a current Purdue dean.


PRISM Center coming to Purdue (2008-03-07)
Purdue will house one of five new research centers established by the National Nuclear Security Administration.


Purdue Women Advance in Big Ten Tournament (2008-03-07)
Purdue women's basketball team beat IU 64-54, face Iowa next.


Roads Reopen After Police Pursuit, Crash (2008-03-06)
Police say alcohol may have been a factor in a pursuit that ended in a crash near the Purdue campus this morning.


Former Deputy's Sentence Reduced (2008-03-06)
Former Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Deputy Glen Keller will have his felony conviction for perjury reduced to a misdemeanor.


Douglas to Play in Olympics (2008-03-06)
2001 Purdue graduate and current Indiana Fever player Katie Douglas has been selected to play on the USA Women's National Team.


Firms Hired to Work on West Lafayette School Buildings (2008-03-06)
The West Lafayette Community School Corporation is moving forward with plans to build an addition to Cumberland Elementary.


Easterbrook Announces Campaign (2008-03-06)
Republican Bill Easterbrook has officially kicked off his campaign for Tippecanoe County Commissioner in District-3.


Duncan and 9th St. Eyed for Juvenile Justice Center (2008-03-06)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners have chosen a site and an architect for the proposed juvenile justice center.


Former Purdue Band Leader Dies (2008-03-06)
Dr. Bill Moffit served as the director of the Purdue All-American Marching Band from 1981 to 1988.


Improved Ambulance Coverage for West Lafayette (2008-03-06)
The Tippecanoe Emergency Ambulance Service is adding an ambulance, and stationing it at the West Lafayette Police Department.


Lafayette Teen Facing Multiple Charges for Crash (2008-03-06)
Purdue Police say a 17-year old was intoxicated when he caused accident near campus which closed several roads Thursday morning.


School Delays for Wednesday (2008-03-05)
Click here for a list of school delays for Wednesday, March 5th, 2008.


New Licence Plate Honors Lincoln (2008-03-04)
Indiana's newest license plate commemorates the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial.


Board Removes Two GOP Candidates from Ballot (2008-03-04)
Two Republican candidates for Tippecanoe County Council are no longer on the Primary ballot.


TCHA Receives Boost from Purdue Students (2008-03-04)
Purdue students are helping the Tippecanoe County Historical Association update its image.


Towing Ordinance Defeated in Close Vote (2008-03-04)
The West Lafayette City Council voted 4-3 against changes to the towing ordinance.


Lafayette to Redesign Known Traffic Problem (2008-03-04)
Lafayette officials are preparing to make improvements to a dangerous intersection.


Former Boilermaker Joins WNBA Team (2008-03-04)
Former Purdue basketball star forward Erin Lawless signs with Indiana Fever.


Purdue Working Groups Present Findings (2008-03-03)
Purdue's Strategic Plan Steering Committee now faces the task of assembling a cohesive document from eight working groups.


Security Increasing at Purdue (2008-03-03)
Purdue officials began locking all side doors to residence halls 24-hours-a-day. Students will now be required to use their swipe cards to enter those doors.


IN Veterans Home, Battlefied Receive Funding (2008-03-03)
The State Budget Committee has approved nearly $1.5 million for projects in Tippecanoe County.


Central Catholic Names New Head Football Coach (2008-03-03)
Kevin O'Shea is the new head football coach at Central Catholic High School.


State Increases Funding to CASA Programs (2008-03-03)
The Tippecanoe County Court Appointed Special Advocate program is getting a financial boost from the state this year and next.


Wabash National Announces Layoffs, Expansion (2008-02-29)
A major Lafayette manufacturer is announcing layoffs and an expansion at the same time.


Lafayette Manufacturer Buidling New Facility in KY (2008-02-28)
Wabash National is plannning improvements to its Lafayette truck trailer manufacturing plant.


Columbian Park Zoo Seeking Teen Volunteers (2008-02-28)
Lafayette area teenagers can apply for Junior Zookeeper jobs at Columbian Park Zoo this summer.


Tippecanoe Co. Cary Home Executive Director Leaving (2008-02-28)
Jason Kniola is stepping down from his job at Cary Home for Children March 14th. He's been executive director for about a year and a half.


Purdue Drafting Parental Leave Proposal (2008-02-27)
Purdue faculty and staff may have a new option when it comes to taking time off for the arrival of child.


Strategic Plan taking shape at Purdue (2008-02-27)
Purdue Campus Design committee is first of eight working groups to present its findings. Many of the action items proposed focus on sustainability and accessibility.


Tippecanoe Co. Candidate's Filing is Challenged (2008-02-27)
The Tippecanoe County Board of Election and Registration is meeting next week to hear a challenge to a candidate's filing.


Flood Victims Can Receive Free Counseling (2008-02-26)
A Federal grant will help victims of this year's flooding get free crisis counseling to cope with stress and anxiety of situation.


Dietz Returning to Purdue (2008-02-26)
The head of the state's Department of Homeland Security is stepping down to take a job with Purdue's Homeland Security Institute and College of Technology.


Road Salt Supplies Dwindling as Snow Continues (2008-02-26)
This winter's snowy weather is putting a strain on the Lafayette area's resources to combat snow covered roads.


Polles Runs for State Rep. (2008-02-25)
A Democrat is officially stepping forward to run for Lafayette-Area representative.


Once Again, Student Heads to National Spelling Bee (2008-02-25)
A West Lafayette Junior High School student is headed to the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee for the fourth year in a row.


Purdue Women Beat Michigan State (2008-02-25)
Four players scored in double figures to lead the Purdue Women's Basketball team to a 69-59 win over Michigan State Sunday.


Deadline Looms for Study Abroad Programs (2008-02-25)
The deadline for Purdue study abroad applications is approaching.


Key Component of Juvenile Justice Center Considered (2008-02-25)
Tippecanoe County officials continue to move forward with a new juvenile justice center, even though the budget and location for the project have not been determined.


County Commissioners Discuss, Take Input on Juvie Center (2008-02-25)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners will discuss architect options for a juvenile justice center today.


Local Leaders Traveling to D.C. (2008-02-25)
Lafayette-West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and the Development Corporation plan to lobby Federal lawmakers this week.


Lafayette Child Abuse Case Under Investigation (2008-02-25)
A Lafayette man is facing a charge of neglect of a dependent.


Purdue Team Wins Rube Goldberg for Fourth Straight Year (2008-02-25)
For the fourth year in a row, the Purdue Society of Engineers is claiming victory in the Rube Golberg Contest.


Candidates File for Tippecanoe County Races (2008-02-22)
There will be several contested races for Tippecanoe County's Primary.


Two Purdue Colleges Receive Large Donations (2008-02-22)
A Purdue graduate and his wife are donating more than $2 million to the university.


Several Contested Primaries for State, Federal Races (2008-02-22)
House District-15 and District-4 Congressional seats contested.


Daniels Signs Great Lakes Compact (2008-02-21)
Indiana is the first state to join an agreement to protect and monitor Great Lakes water use.


IN-DOT Cuts Funds for US 231 Project (2008-02-21)
The state Department of Transportation has decided to cut the amount of money it will put toward the US 231 project in Tippecanoe County.


School Closings and Delays for Wednesday, February 20th (2008-02-20)
Click here for a list of school closings and delays for Wednesday, February 20, 2008.


Experts Say Immigration Boosts Indiana's Economy (2008-02-20)
Faculty from Purdue and Ivy Tech participated in a forum on immigration last night.


Truitt Announces Candidacy for House District 26 (2008-02-20)
A Republican has come forward as a candidate for the District-26 House race. West Lafayette At-Large City Councilor Randy Truitt says the time is right for him to seek higher office.


Teen Driving to be Topic of Legislative Panel (2008-02-20)
A bill establishing a committee to study learners' permits and graduated driver's licenses is going to the governor.


Purdue Biochemistry Department has New Leader (2008-02-20)
Professor Clint Chapple is a 15 year veteran with the Department of Biochemistry whose research focuses on understanding and manipulating a compound in plant cell walls.


Grant to Purdue, Others Focuses on Plants and Computers (2008-02-20)
Purdue will share a $50 million grant from the National Science Foundation to form a global center.


Community Invited to Help Beautification Effort (2008-02-19)
Lafayette and West Lafayette are preparing to compete in the "America in Bloom" contest.


Purdue Men Battle to Hold on to 1st Place in the Big Ten (2008-02-19)
The Purdue Men's Basketball team is on the road at IU tonight.


Purdue Women Drop to 3rd Place in the Big Ten (2008-02-19)
The Purdue Women's Basketball team lost to Ohio State 72-56 last night.


Same-Sex Marriage Amendment Stalls in House (2008-02-19)
An amendment to the state Constitution banning same- sex marriage seems headed for failure again this legislative session.


Forum to Focus on Immigration (2008-02-19)
The immigration forum will feature experts from Purdue and Ivy Tech.


Indianapolis Pursuing Super Bowl in 2012 (2008-02-19)
City will make bid for Super Bowl 45, after being passed over as a 2011 site last year.


Property Tax Reform Measure Revised (2008-02-19)
A State Senate committee is advancing the bill which contains Governor Mitch Daniels' property tax restructuring plan with several changes.


Planning for Juvenile Detention Center Moves Forward (2008-02-19)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners are interviewing engineering and architecture firms for a proposed juvenile detention center.


Purdue Strategic Plan Work Nears Initial Deadline (2008-02-18)
Strategic plan working groups have until Friday to submit public input reports on how Purdue should move forward.


Super Bowl City Bid? (2008-02-18)
Indianapolis may make another pitch to host the Super Bowl.


Immigration Proposal Revised (2008-02-18)
Supporters of an immigration bill moving through the General Assembly say changes made to the proposal have hurt it.


Tippecanoe County Library Security (2008-02-18)
Security measures are planned for the Tippecanoe County Public Library next year.


Alum Donates Two Million to Learning Lab (2008-02-18)
A Purdue graduate is donating two million dollars to the university's Ideas to Innovation Learning Laboratory.


Lady Boilermakers Face Ohio State (2008-02-18)
The Purdue Women's Basketball team takes on Ohio State tonight in Columbus.


Dubois Judge Appointed to Indiana Court of Appeals (2008-02-18)
Governor Mitch Daniels is promoting Dubois Superior Judge Elaine Brown to the Indiana Court of Appeals.


Drivers Advised of SSN Discrepancies (2008-02-18)
More than 32,000 Indiana residents are being advised their drivers licenses will be invalidated.


FEMA Disaster Centers Open (2008-02-18)
Two disaster relief centers are helping victims from this and last month's flooding.


This Week: Property Taxes Will be Addressed by Legislators (2008-02-18)
This week, lawmakers at the Indiana Statehouse are scheduled to take new steps on property tax restructuring.


Couple Charged with Neglect (2008-02-18)
A former Lafayette couple is being charged with neglect after their neighbors reported seeing diaper-clad or nude children alone outside.


More Student Patrols Set for Purdue (2008-02-18)
The Purdue Police Department is announcing it will double its student security patrol staff.


Purdue Women Regain Share of Big Ten Lead (2008-02-15)
The Purdue Women's Basketball team beat Iowa 59-46 last night at Mackey Arena.


Governor Speeds Up Timetable for Hoosier Heartland Corridor (2008-02-15)
Governor Mitch Daniels says construction on the 35-mile stretch of road from Lafayette to Logansport will begin this fall.


BTN President: Cable Deal Coming Soon (2008-02-15)
Big Ten Network President Mark Silverman says he's unhappy more sports fans cannot see the channel.


Federal Flood Assistance Surpasses $3 Million (2008-02-15)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has processed $1 million in flood assistance in the past week.


Indiana House Considers Amending Immigration Bill (2008-02-15)
A bill that would penalize businesses that hire illegal immigrants will be heard again Monday in the Indiana House Public Policy Committee.


Indiana House Considers Amending Immigration Bill (2008-02-15)
A bill that would penalize businesses that hire illegal immigrants will be heard again Monday in the Indiana House Public Policy Committee.


Weed And Seed Initiative Continues to Grow (2008-02-14)
The city of Lafayette continues to expand its Weed and Seed initiative.


Purdue Maintains It Will Not Sign DSP (2008-02-14)
Purdue officials are sticking by the decision not to join a program designed to ensure fair wages and union rights to workers who produce University-licensed apparel.


Purdue Men Record Historic Win (2008-02-13)
For the first time in school history, the Purdue Men's Basketball team has beaten a Top 10 opponent in back- to-back games.


Purdue Students Invited to Comment on Strategic Plan (2008-02-13)
An open forum is set for tonight at 5 in the Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom.


Judge Suggests Changing Scope of Detention Center (2008-02-13)
Tippecanoe County's juvenile court judge is asking commissioners and council members to consider scaling back plans for a juvenile detention center.


Financing a Tippecanoe Co. Detention Center (2008-02-13)
Tippecanoe County leaders believe projected tax revenues, as they are now, would allow for construction of a juvenile detention center without a tax increase.


Officials to Discuss State of Real Estate (2008-02-13)
The 14th annual State of Real Estate is set for this afternoon at 5 at the Holiday Inn Select in downtown Lafayette.


Paint Crew Reaches Compromise With University (2008-02-13)
The student section at Purdue basketball games is trying to work with the administration over the practice of camping out before games.


Officials to Update Weed and Seed Initiative (2008-02-13)
Lafayette residents are invited to learn more about the city's efforts to reduce crime and revitalize the community.


WL Officials Seek Input on Towing Ordinance (2008-02-13)
The West Lafayette City Council is holding a work session tonight to gather public input on proposed changes to the parking and towing ordinance.


Business Owners Reject Towing Bill (2008-02-13)
A West Lafayette ordinance designed to protect students from excessive towing is being met with criticism.


New Survey Points to IN Workforce Shortfalls (2008-02-12)
A large number of Indiana residents need to continue to educate themselves.


Volunteers Needed for Trolley Tours (2008-02-12)
CityBus of Greater Lafayette is seeking amateur historians and story-tellers to serve as tour guides this summer.


WLPD Investigating Death of Infant (2008-02-11)
An autopsy is set for Saturday to determine the cause of death of a two-and-a-half month old girl.


POLE Hopes Cordova Will Sign DSP (2008-02-11)
The Purdue Organization for Labor Equality is hoping Purdue's president will sign on to the Designated Suppliers Program this week.


Purdue Trustees Give Green Light to Athletic Complex (2008-02-11)
A new baseball stadium and Grand Prix track on the Purdue campus are in the planning stages.


Trustees Approve Addition for Mech. Eng, Building (2008-02-11)
Purude's Board of Trustees has approved financing and construction for a new energy-efficient addition to the School of Mechanical Engineering building.


Gift to Benefit Purdue Cancer Research (2008-02-11)
A Two and a half million-dollar gift to Purdue will promote cancer research.


FEMA wants Flood Victims to Register for Assistance (2008-02-11)
More than $2 million in federal flood assistance has come to the nine counties declared disasters.


Purdue Partners with Mexican University (2008-02-11)
Members of Purdue's College of Agriculture could have opportunities to study and do research south of the border.


Democrat Announces Exploratory Committee (2008-02-11)
A former Army officer and Purdue professor is considering a run for state representative in the Lafayette area.


Purdue President Will Not Sign DSP (2008-02-11)
Purdue President France Cordova will not sign a document designed to ensure workers' rights this week.


Sales Down for Wabash National in 2007 (2008-02-11)
Sales for a Lafayette truck-trailer manufacturer were down slightly in 2007.


Infant's Death Ruled a Homicide (2008-02-11)
The death of a West Lafayette infant is being ruled a homicide.


Emergency Shelter Reopens (2008-02-07)
Assistance for flood victims is once again available at the First Presbyterian Church in Delphi.


WLCSC Considers Addition to Cumberland Elementary (2008-02-07)
The West Lafayette Community School Corporation is looking to add four new classrooms and a computer lab to Cumberland Elementary School.


TC Road Closures for Wednesday 02/06/08 (2008-02-06)
Click here for a list of roads in Tippecanoe County that are closed due to flooding.


Officials ask Flood Victims for Damage Reports (2008-02-04)
The state Department of Homeland Security has set up a hotline for victims to report damage from last month's flooding.


Lafayette to Introduce Smoking Ban Tonight (2008-02-04)
The draft proposal calls for banning smoking in all businesses, including restaurants and bars.


Vote on WL Towing Ordinance Delayed (2008-02-04)
The West Lafayette City Council is tabling an amendment to the city's towing ordinance to allow time for public comment.


Cancellations and Delays for 02/01/08 (2008-02-01)
Click here for a list of cancellations and delays for Friday, February 1st.


Winter Storm Will Bring Snow, High Winds (2008-01-31)
The National Weather Service is predicting six to twelve inches of snow between tonight and mid-morning Friday.


Purdue Men Win Sixth Straight (2008-01-31)
The Purdue Men's Basketball team has improved to 7-1 in the Big Ten after a 51-50 win over Iowa at Mackey Arena.


Purdue Planning to Operate as Usual Friday (2008-01-31)
The university has released a statement about its current plans as a winter storm approaches the area.


County Set to Utilize New Storm Emergency Plan (2008-01-31)
Approaching storm could lead to the first implemention of a new road emergency classification system.


Winter Storm Approaches; Lafayette Delcares Snow Emergency (2008-01-31)
Lafayette is telling residents NOT to park on the streets as the area prepares for upwards of 10 inches of snow by morning.


Cancellations and Delays (2008-01-31)
Click for a list of cancellations and delays for Thursday and Friday.


Three Republicans Consider Run for House District 26 (2008-01-30)
A city councilor, school board member and former county party chairman are all testing the water for a possible candidacy.


Funeral Arrangements for State Trooper Set (2008-01-30)
Visitation is Thursday afternoon and evening with funeral service Friday morning for Trooper Daniel Barrett.


School Delays and Closings for 01/30/08 (2008-01-30)
Click here for a list of school closings and delays for Wednesday, January 30, 2008.


Lauramie Township Trustee to Run for TC Commissioner (2008-01-29)
There will be a contested race among Republicans for the Tippecanoe County Commission District-3 seat.


Bill Caps Sheriff Salaries (2008-01-29)
A bill heading to the State Senate would limit the salary of a county sheriff to no more than what the county prosecutor makes.


Purdue Professor Reacts to State of the Union (2008-01-29)
The head of Purdue's department of political science says President Bush's economic stimulus package could be changed significantly by lawmakers.


TSC Names New Superintendent (2008-01-29)
The new superintendent for the Tippecanoe School Corporation is a former principal and teacher.


Lafayette Wastewater Facilities to Be Dedicated (2008-01-28)
The Pearl River Lift Station and the Combined Sewer Overflow Screening Facility are expected to reduce maintenance and operating costs .


Micon Teen Driver Bill Delayed (2008-01-28)
A local legislator's bill to raise the legal driving age will not move forward during this general assembly.


Flood Victims Encouraged to Report Damage (2008-01-28)
Indiana residents affected by flooding earlier this month are being encouraged to report damages to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.


TSC to Name New Superintendent Tonight (2008-01-28)
The successful candidate will replace Richard Wood, who is set to retire at the end of the academic year.


Property Tax Plan Moves Forward At State House (2008-01-24)
House members pass modified version of Governor's proposal with a 93-1 vote


Same-Sex Marriage Amendment Passes Senate (2008-01-24)
Opponents of same-sex marriage are making another attempt at a Constitutional amendment banning such unions in the state.


Lafayette Interested in Purchasing House (2008-01-24)
Lafayette wants to expand one of its Tax Increment Financing districts.


Top 100 Honor for Tippecanoe County (2008-01-24)
Tippecanoe County is one of the best places for young people in the country.


Grant to Fund Training Opportunities (2008-01-24)
A $100,000 grant from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security will allow the Lafayette Fire Department to train on a larger scale.


TSC Set to Announce New Superintendent (2008-01-24)
The search to replace current leader Richard Wood is expected to end next week


Bill Named for Lafayette Boy (2008-01-24)
A bill named after Jimmy DeBoy, who was killed by an impaired driver, proposes to increase penalties for similar crimes.


WL School Board and City Council Cooperating (2008-01-24)
The West Lafayette Community School Corporation is partnering with the city council to develop money- saving strategies for the future.


WL Mayor to Undergo Surgery (2008-01-23)
Mayor John Dennis will have a severed tendon in his hand repaired Friday.


More Money for Mackey Make-over (2008-01-23)
Purdue is announcing another $5 million in private donations for the Mackey Arena renovations.


Flooded Counties are State Disaster Areas (2008-01-23)
Governor Mitch Daniels is declaring counties affected by flooding earlier this month as disaster areas.


Public Forums on Smoking Ban Set (2008-01-23)
Three forums will Lafayette city leaders gather input on a proposed smoking ordinance.


Anti-Immigration Bill Advancing at Statehouse (2008-01-23)
A proposed law to penalize businesses which knowingly hire illegal immigrants is moving forward at the Statehouse.


State Senate Passes Property Tax Relief Measure (2008-01-23)
The proposal would shift education and child welfare funding from property taxes.


Housing Grant for Lafayette (2008-01-22)
Lafayette's Weed and Seed initiative is getting a $236,000 boost.


Byers and Murtaugh Launch Campaigns (2008-01-22)
Two Tippecanoe county council members are running for commissioner.


High School Graduation Rates (2008-01-22)
Statewide average up slightly, three of four Lafayette area public schools show decline.


Meade Seeking Reelection (2008-01-22)
The judge of Tippecanoe County Superior Court Five is seeking another term.


Lafayette Smoking Ban Debate (2008-01-22)
Council members seem headed for the same type of debate their peers in West Lafayette heard over a smoke-free workplace ordinance.


Tippecanoe Tax Bills Delayed (2008-01-22)
Property owners in Tippecanoe County will have to wait several more months for their 2008 property tax bills.


Cities Finalizing Deal to Shelter Strays (2008-01-17)
Lafayette agrees on contract with Almost Home Humane Society, West Lafayette still negotiating.


Autopsy Complete, Boyfriend Faces Murder Charge (2008-01-17)
A murder charge has been filed against a Lafayette man accused of stabbing his girlfriend and then leaving her for dead.


Purdue Students Facing Criminal Charges (2008-01-17)
Drugs and a weapon found after police respond to a noise complaint.


Men's Team Shoots Another Win (2008-01-17)
The Purdue Men's Basketball team has improved to 12-5 on the season, 3-1 in the Big Ten.


Purdue Sets Date for First Presidential Inauguration (2008-01-17)
Ceremony honoring President France Cordova scheduled for early April.


Tippecanoe County Judge Seeking Re-election (2008-01-17)
The incumbent judge of Tippecanoe County's Superior Court Two is seeking a second term.


Hershman Says Elimination of Property Tax Is Unlikely (2008-01-16)
State Senator Brandt Hershman calls the governor's state of the state address a good argument for real change.


Governor Calls for Immediate, Permanent Relief (2008-01-16)
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is urging state lawmakers to enact property tax reform that is fair, far- reaching and final.


Purdue Professor Calls Governor Plan a Tax Shift (2008-01-16)
A Purdue professor of agricultural economics says there was little new information on property taxes in the governor's state of the state address.


Enrollment Increase for Ivy Tech (2008-01-16)
More students enrolling in state's community college and taking more courses.


IN House Committee Hears Governor's Pitch (2008-01-16)
Just hours after promoting his property tax relief plan during the state of the state address, Daniels was defending his idea for a sales tax increase.


WL Wins Occupancy Violation Case (2008-01-16)
City wins case against two men accused of violating the city occupancy code.


Prayer OK to Begin Day at IN House (2008-01-16)
A federal appeals court has decided not to rehear the case challenging opening prayer.


IN Speaker: Tax Shift, Not Tax Cut (2008-01-16)
Indiana House Speaker Pat Bauer says the governor's plan to cut property taxes is a good starting point.


Purdue Women Lose To IU (2008-01-15)
The Purdue Women's Basketball team lost to IU 66-54 last night in West Lafayette.


Flooding Damage Assessment Getting Underway (2008-01-15)
The Emergency Management Agency directors in White, Carroll, and Tippecanoe counties will pass information on to the state to apply for federal disaster aid.


Daniels To Deliver State of the State Tonight (2008-01-15)
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is expected to focus on property tax relief during his annual address tonight. The speech will be broadcast live on AM920 WBAA beginning at 7pm.


Family, Friends Mark Anniversary of Steffey Death (2008-01-14)
It's been one year since Purdue student Wade Steffey was accidentally electrocuted on the West Lafayette campus.


Two Purdue Grads to Join Astronaut Hall of Fame (2008-01-14)
Retired U.S. Air Force Colonels John Blaha and Loren Shriver will join four other Purdue astronauts already in the Hall of Fame.


Lafayette Man Faces Voluntary Manslaughter Charge (2008-01-12)
Lafayette area investigators are still working to confirm the identity of the woman who died in a fire this week.


University VP for Relations Set to Retire (2008-01-11)
Purdue s Vice President for University Relations will retire June 30th.


Red Cross Assisting Flood Victims (2008-01-11)
Flood victims still in need of a place to stay or other assistance can find it at the Red Cross emergency shelter in Delphi.


Micon Honors Purdue Alumnus, Olympic Gold Medalist (2008-01-11)
The Indiana House is honoring Purdue alumnus Raymond Ewry-- the man who won the most gold medals in history.


Hershman Says Help for Flood Victims May Take Time (2008-01-11)
State Senator Brandt Hershman says victims of flooding will need to be patient when it comes to the recovery effort.


TEMA To Document Flood Damage (2008-01-11)
Tippecanoe Emergency Management Agency Director Mark Kirby says damage assessment will not be possible until the water recedes.


Hope is Hired at Purdue (2008-01-11)
Danny Hope is leaving Eastern Kentucky to eventually become the 34th head football coach at Purdue.


School Delays 01/10/08 (2008-01-10)
Click here for a list of school delays for Thursday, January 10.


Tippecanoe County Road Closings 1/10/08 (2008-01-10)
Several roads in Tippecanoe County remain closed due to flooding.


Tippecanoe County Road Closings (2008-01-09)
Click here for a list of Tippecanoe County roads due to flooding.


School Delays and Closings for 01/09/08 (2008-01-09)
Click here for a list of school delays and closings for Wednesday, January 9th, 2008.


Assistance Needed for Flood Victims (2008-01-09)
The Tippecanoe County Chapter of the Red Cross is asking for assistance in helping flood victims.


Coordinator to Help Lafayette Anti-Crime Effort (2008-01-09)
The city of Lafayette is hiring a coordinator to oversee its Weed and Seed initiatives.


Flooded County Residents Look to Return Home (2008-01-09)
Residents in flooded areas of the state are beginning to assess the damage, while others are still unable to get to their homes.


Roswarski Outlines Vision for Lafayette (2008-01-08)
Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski is launching a planning initiative to carry the city into the future.


WLCC Approves Rezone for Proposed Hotel Site (2008-01-08)
Plans for a proposed 61-million-dollar condominium and hotel complex on Northwestern Avenue are moving forward, despite opposition from residents.


Record Flooding Possible Today (2008-01-08)
Forecasters say heavy rain today and tonight could lead to record flooding along the Tippecanoe River in Carroll, White, and Tippecanoe Counties. The Wabash River could crest as high as eight feet above flood level.


LCC Making Plans to Consider Smoking Ban (2008-01-08)
Public hearings could begin later next month on a proposed smoke-free workplace ordinance in Lafayette.


Record-high Water Levels Flood Greater Lafayette Area (2008-01-08)
Record flooding has forced hundreds of people from their homes in several counties north of Lafayette.


Tax Abatement Approved for PRF Business Incubator (2008-01-08)
A new building at the Purdue Research Park is on track to receive a tax break.


TC Developing Transportation Emergency Plan (2008-01-08)
Tippecanoe County officials are formalizing a plan to handle transportation emergencies.


Flood Waters Prompt Evacuations (2008-01-08)
About 100 people have been evacuated from some areas of Tippecanoe County along the Tippecanoe River.


Flooding Takes Jasper County Man's Life (2008-01-08)
The flooding is believed to have claimed a life in Japser County.


Purdue Women Suffer Record-Breaking Loss to UConn (2008-01-07)
The Purdue Women's Basketball team lost to UConn 100-50 Sunday at Mackey Arena.


TC Updating Flood Plain Portion of UZO (2008-01-07)
Changes to Tippecanoe County's unified zoning ordinance could lower insurance costs for some homeowners.


Purdue Purchases Text Messaging Service (2008-01-07)
Purdue will add text messaging to its emergency notification system.


More Visitors to Indiana (2008-01-04)
A new study shows Indiana saw an increase in visitors and their spending from 2004 to 2006.


Animal Shelter Proposes Increase in Contract Cost (2008-01-04)
The cities of Lafayette and West Lafayette are facing an increased cost when it comes to stray animals.


CityBus Route Changes (2008-01-04)
CityBus of Greater Lafayette is improving some of its routes.


Detention Center Meeting (2008-01-04)
The Tippecanoe County Commissioners are hosting an informational meeting about a proposed juvenile detention center.


Indiana Health Commissioner Hopes for State Smoking Ban (2008-01-04)
The Indiana health commissioner is hoping for a statewide smoking ban this year.


Opposition to Champion's Centre (2008-01-04)
Some West Lafayette residents living near Northwestern Avenue and Lindberg Road are coming out against a proposed development.


Indy Airport Smoking Ban Altered (2008-01-04)
Indianapolis International Airport will remain smoke- free, at least indoors.


Ivy Tech in Lafayette Luring Back Students (2008-01-04)
Ivy Tech in Lafayette wants to helps former students finish their degree.


WL Pursuing Occupancy Code Violation Case (2008-01-04)
West Lafayette will defend its victory in court over a local landlord who violated the city's occupancy code.


Package Delivery Facility Receives First OK (2008-01-02)
FedEx has initial approval for a new freight service center in the Lafayette area.


Lafayette area New Year Baby (2008-01-02)
The first baby of 2008 born in the Lafayette area is a girl.


Higher Electric Rates Expected for Indiana (2008-01-02)
The State Utility Forecasting Group at Purdue is projecting higher electricity rates.


Christian Gauvin Appeal Denied (2008-01-02)
The Indiana Court of Appeals is ruling against Lafayette man who claims the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department violated his Miranda Rights.


Dombkowski Takes Command of WLPD (2008-01-02)
West Lafayette's new police chief is making changes to the department.


Healthy Indiana Plan to Take Effect (2007-12-31)
The state's new Healthy Indiana Plan takes effect at the start of the new year, and thousands of residents have already agreed to take part.


Frankfort H.S. Students in London Parade (2007-12-31)
A group of high school students from the Lafayette region is set to star in a live telecast of a New Year's event in England.


Dennis: Focus on Finance, Public Safety, Quality of Life (2007-12-30)
New mayor, joins clerk-treasurer and city judge for oath of office ceremony.


Local News Roundtable Year End Special (2007-12-29)
WBAA's Wayne Pratt, the Journal and Courier's Max Showalter and NewsChannel 18's Jeff Smith discuss some of the biggest news stories of 2007


Tippecanoe County Births Up in 2007 (2007-12-28)
More boys than girls; More unwed mothers giving birth.


Steele: GNA Did Not Fulfill Contract (2007-12-28)
The Tippecanoe County Assessor is paying the company performing property reassessments about half of what it's after.


West Lafayette Inauguration set for Sunday (2007-12-28)
Mayor, Clerk-Treasurer and City Judge to take the oath of office this weekend.


Changes Underway at WL Fire Department (2007-12-27)
Three senior members of the West Lafayette fire department are retiring this week, and three new firefighters are coming on board.


Contractor Demanding Payment from County Assessor (2007-12-27)
The Tippecanoe County Assessor and the company performing property tax reassessments for the county are at odds again.


Tax Break Possible for $14 Million Facility (2007-12-27)
West Lafayette leaders will consider a tax abatement for the new business incubator facility at the Purdue Research Park.


Lafayette Executive to Lead WL Redevelopment Commission (2007-12-27)
The new president of the West Lafayette Redevelopment Commission is looking forward to continuing recent success.


Purdue Football Plays in Motor City Bowl Tonight (2007-12-26)
The Boilermakers take on Central Michigan tonight in Detroit.


2007 in Review (2007-12-24)
WBAA has produced reports on several issues that dominated area news coverage in 2007


2008 Election Coverage from NPR (2007-12-24)
NPR has launched a detailed website to help you follow the 2008 Presidential Election Campaign.


Fairfield Building New Test Area (2007-12-21)
A Lafayette-based employer is adding a research and development lab


Carson Memorials Are Underway (2007-12-21)
Indiana residents are paying final respects to Congresswoman Julia Carson


Airport Prepares for Huge Day (2007-12-21)
The Indianapolis International Airport expects its busiest day of the year today Friday.


ST.E and United Healthcare Reach Agreement (2007-12-21)
The operator of Lafayette's two hospitals has negotiated a new 18-month agreement with the insurance provider.


Purdue Places Sorority on Probation (2007-12-21)
A sorority at Purdue is facing discipline from the Office of the Dean of Students.


BMV Encouraging Online Renewals (2007-12-20)
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is offering a discount to drivers who go online to renew their car or truck registration.


Children's Gifts Taken From CFRC (2007-12-20)
The Lafayette community is rallying to support the Community and Family Resource Center after children's Christmas gifts were stolen.


Election Board Begins Examination of Vote Centers (2007-12-20)
County panel opens discussions after problems during November's general election


Salvation Army Seeking more Volunteers (2007-12-19)
The Lafayette Salvation Army needs more bell ringers for its Red Kettle Campaign.


Purdue Musical Organizations Director Retiring (2007-12-19)
Brian Breed is stepping down at the end of this month.


WL Council Members Sworn into Office (2007-12-19)
Four new members join three incumbents to lead city for four years.


Saint Elizabeth East on Schedule (2007-12-19)
The construction of Saint Elizabeth Regional Health's new hospital moving ahead with little problems.


Indiana inaugurates Woodrow Wilson Fellowships (2007-12-19)
Purdue is taking part in a project to improve the quality of high school math and science teachers.


State Renews Lafayette Urban Enterprise Zone (2007-12-18)
The Lafayette Urban Enterprise Zone will continue to offer tax incentives and programs in the downtown area.


Eli Lilly's CEO Resigns (2007-12-18)
Eli Lilly Tippecanoe Laboratories in Lafayette and other branches of the corporation will have a new leader.


Cancellations and Delays for 12/18/07 (2007-12-18)
Here is the latest list of school closings and delays for Tuesday, December 18th.


Juvenile Justice Center Aims for Site near Lafayette (2007-12-18)
Tippecanoe County continues to move forward with the possible purchase of property southwest of Lafayette for a juvenile justice center.


Indiana tries to Woo Neighboring Businesses (2007-12-18)
State leaders are trying to capitalize on hard times in Michigan and Illinois by luring businesses here.


WL Parking Garage Management Contract Changes (2007-12-18)
The West Lafayette Redevelopment Commission has a new deal with the manager of the Wabash Landing parking garage.


Preparation Key for Coping with Holiday Grief (2007-12-18)
An expert on grieving suggests those who have lost a loved one recently should prepare now for the upcoming holidays.


Winter Storm Pounds Lafayette Area (2007-12-16)
Residents are digging out after upwards of ten inches of snow


Cancellations and Delays for 12/17/07 (2007-12-16)
Click here for an updated list of school closings and delays for Monday, December 17th.


State Police Report Treacherous Road Conditions (2007-12-16)
Area police are recommending people avoid driving unless absolutely necessary.


Heavy Snowfall Expected in Lafayette (2007-12-15)
Winter Storm Warning in effect for Tippecanoe and surrounding counties


Buyer: Carson "Dedicated to Serving Fellow Hoosiers" (2007-12-15)
Congressman Steve Buyer remembers his colleague Julia Carson


Congresswoman Carson Dies (2007-12-15)
Julia Carson had been battling cancer. The long time Indiana politician was in her late 60s.


Purdue Approves Ticket and Housing Hikes (2007-12-15)
It will cost more to attend Purdue football and basketball games and stay in residence halls in West Lafayette next year.


Dunn Named Fever Coach (2007-12-13)
A former Purdue women's basketball coach is the new head coach of the WNBA Indiana Fever.


TC Eyes Property for Juvenile Justice Center (2007-12-13)
A 17-acre piece of land in Lafayette could be the future site of a juvenile justice center.


Salvation Army Facing "Achievable" Goal (2007-12-13)
The Lafayette area Salvation Army is 44% of the way to its end of the year fundraising goal.


Lafayette Officials To Take Oath of Office Today (2007-12-13)
Mayor Tony Roswarski will be sworn in for a second term, along with the City Clerk and City Council members.


Micon Supports Streamlining of Local Government (2007-12-13)
A Lafayette area lawmaker thinks the Indiana Commission on Local Government Reform's report is a step toward more efficient government in Indiana.


New Police Chief and City Attorney for West Lafayette (2007-12-13)
Mayor-elect John Dennis finalizes choices for several city departments.


Lafayette Leaders take Oath of Office (2007-12-13)
Mayor, City Clerk and Council members pledge to work for citizens.


I-Step Results Show Slight Improvement (2007-12-13)
Indiana Department of Education officials are calling the latest I-Step results a step in the right direction.


Dennis To Announce Three Positions (2007-12-13)
West Lafayette Mayor-elect John Dennis plans to announce his choices for Police Chief, Fire Chief, and City Attorney today.


Lawmakers Debating Tax Status of Church Properties (2007-12-13)
Complete tax-exempt status for religious groups in the state could be changing.


Job Prospects Dim for Start of 2008 (2007-12-11)
The latest report from Manpower, Incorporated indicates Lafayette-area employers will be doing less hiring in the first quarter of 2008.


SIA Foundation Awards Grants (2007-12-11)
The Subaru of Indiana Automotive Foundation is awarding nearly $26,000 in grants to organizations in and around Tippecanoe County.


Commission Calls for Smaller Government (2007-12-11)
The Indiana Commission on Local Government Reform believes the state should reduce the number of elected officials by more than half.


Zoo Receives Bald Eagles (2007-12-10)
Two non-releasable bald eagles have found a new home at the Columbian Park Zoo.


Graham to Run Against Meade to become Judge in Superior Court 5 (2007-12-10)
Two Republicans will compete for the spot as Superior Court Five Judge in Tippecanoe County.


Two Arrested in Purdue Thefts (2007-12-07)
Purdue Police have arrested two men in connection with burglaries in campus residence halls over the weekend.


Funeral for Purdue Hockey Player Today (2007-12-07)
Andrew Jackson will be laid to rest this afternoon in Chanhassen, Minnesota.


WL Wins Case Against Landlord (2007-12-07)
Another landlord owes the city of West Lafayette money for letting too many people live in one of their rental properties.


Salvation Army Hoping to Meet Fundraising Goal (2007-12-07)
The Salvation Army is on its way to this year's Christmas Appeal fundraising goal of $313,000.


Eli Lilly to Make More Job Cuts (2007-12-07)
Eli Lilly is not giving a specific number, but it has reduced its workforce by five-thousand in the last three years.


Ceremony to Honor Pearl Harbor Victims (2007-12-07)
A ceremony in Lafayette today will honor those killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor.


ISTA Questions Property Tax Relief Impact on Education (2007-12-06)
The Indiana State Teachers Association is raising concerns about not using property taxes to fund school districts.


Several Tippecanoe County Intersections On Most Dangerous List (2007-12-06)
A new report shows Tippecanoe County has nine of the most dangerous intersections in the state.


Several Injuries Reported in Bus Crash (2007-12-05)
Around 20 hospitalized after driver of Greyhound bus loses control on a slick I-65


First Snow of Season Hits Indiana (2007-12-05)
A snow advisory remains in effect throughout the Lafayette area.


Cancelations and Delays (2007-12-05)
Click for WBAA's list of cancelations and delays for December 5, 2007


Mills Ending Time in Office (2007-12-04)
West Lafayette Mayor Jan Mills presided over her final council meeting Monday night.


Lee Takes Over TAF (2007-12-04)
The Tippecanoe Arts Federation has a new executive director.


Some Lafayette Residents Still Need to Claim IRS Checks (2007-12-04)
Nearly 60 people from the Lafayette area have a tax refund check waiting for them.


Purdue Grad To Lead Native American Commission (2007-12-04)
A Purdue graduate is the new head of the state's Native American Indiana Affairs Commission.


Changes Made to TC Health Department Fees (2007-12-04)
Some Tippecanoe County Health Department fees are changing beginning January 1st.


GREAT Program Would Combat Gangs (2007-12-04)
The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department wants to do more to keep kids from joining gangs.


TC Names New Highway Supervisor (2007-12-04)
Current Assistant Supervisor Jack Fisher will take over for Joe Buntin, who is retiring after 17 years on the job.


Purdue Holiday Tree In Place (2007-12-04)
The Purdue Memorial Union is home again to the university's massive holiday tree.


Cordova Appointed to State Chamber Board (2007-12-04)
Purdue's president has been named to the board of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.


Winter Arriving in Tippecanoe County (2007-12-04)
A snow advisory is in effect for the Lafayette area.


South Tapawingo Drive Site to See Improvements (2007-12-04)
A hotel developer will receive a tax break from the city of West Lafayette.


Mayors: Cities Prepared for Snowfall (2007-12-04)
The expected snowfall is NOT worrying the mayors of Lafayette and West Lafayette.


Funeral For Purdue Hockey Player Will Be Friday (2007-12-04)
Funeral arrangements are set for a Purdue hockey player killed in a traffic accident while travelling to a game in Illinois.


Purdue Set To Discuss Master Plan Update (2007-12-04)
Consultants will provide an update on the status of Purdue's master planning process


Lafayette to Widen Section of 350 South (2007-12-04)
Lafayette officials say a stretch of 350 South will be widened to accommodate increased traffic.


Purdue Professor Tesitifies About IN Property Tax Crisis (2007-12-04)
A Purdue expert believes a convergence of policies has left the state in its current property tax crunch.


Lafayette City Coucil Approves SIA Abatement (2007-12-04)
The City of Lafayette is moving ahead with a tax abatement for Subaru of Indiana Automotive despite concerns the break will come without a promise of new jobs.


Lafayette Area Taxpayers Owed Money (2007-12-03)
The IRS is looking for current addresses to send refund checks to Hoosiers.


Purdue Football Team Will Spend Christmas in Detroit (2007-12-02)
Purdue will square off against Central Michigan in the Motor City Bowl on December 26th in Detroit.


Purdue Hockey Team Member Dies in Accident (2007-12-01)
A member of Purdue's club hockey team is dead following an accident on State Road 25 near Wingate.


Purdue Women Lose Fourth Straight (2007-11-30)
The Purdue Women's Basketball team has fallen to 2-4 on the season.


Purdue Volleyball Begins NCAA Tournament Play (2007-11-30)
The Boilermakers take on Ohio University in the first round tonight.


Indiana Among Most Depressed States (2007-11-30)
Mental Health America survey ranks Indiana 39th, Utah most depressed at 51st among the states and DC.


UHC and SERH Trying to Reach Agreement (2007-11-30)
Negotiations between the operator of the Lafayette area's hospitals and an insurance provider could impact hundreds of employees at Purdue and elsewhere.


Two Alternative Energy Companies Merging (2007-11-30)
VeraSun -- the operator of the Montgomery County ethanol plant -- is merging with another energy company.


Purdue Appoints Alumnus to Mann Institute (2007-11-30)
A former business executive will lead the Alfred Mann Institute for Biomedical Development at Purdue.


Lafayette-area Man Joining Peace Corps (2007-11-30)
The retired businessman will use life experience to help villagers in West African nation of Guinea.


Insurance Available for Low Income Hoosiers (2007-11-30)
The first of 130-thousand low-income Indiana residents will soon sign-up for a state-offered health insurance plan.


Expert Says Too Many IN Children Are Obese (2007-11-30)
A health expert is warning about Indiana's childhood obesity problem.


Mills Earns Honor from Purdue (2007-11-29)
Purdue has given one of its highest honors to West Lafayette Mayor Jan Mills.


State DOC Commissioner to Help Federal Government (2007-11-29)
The head of the Indiana Department of Corrections will spend the next month as a consultant with the nation's Prison System in war-torn areas.


Purdue Cancer Center on Forefront of Fight Against Disease (2007-11-29)
The director of the Purdue Cancer Center is touting the organization's recent progress to fight the disease.


LUM Needs Help With Tax Prep Program (2007-11-29)
Lafayette Urban Ministry is looking for volunteers to help with the upcoming tax preparation program sponsored by LUM and Bison Financial.


Purdue, IU Presidents Tout Impact on State's Economy (2007-11-29)
The presidents of Purdue and Indiana University say the influence of their institutions is far reaching in the state's economy.


Purdue Men Suffer First Loss of the Season (2007-11-29)
The Purdue Men's Basketball team lost a close one to Clemson in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.


Ivy Tech Student Population Changes (2007-11-29)
The addition of Liberal Arts courses at Ivy Tech is prompted more students to attend the Lafayette campus.


Purdue Women On The Road vs. UNC (2007-11-29)
The Boilermakers are hoping to stop a three-game losing streak.


Purdue Testing Emergency Notification System (2007-11-29)
Purdue continues to study methods to improve its campus emergency notification plan.


Jefferson High Names New Athletic Director (2007-11-27)
A Zionsville administrator will succeed the retiring A.D.


TSC and Teachers Agree on Terms (2007-11-27)
The Tippecanoe School Corporation and its teachers have reached a three year contract agreement.


Department Budgets Revealed (2007-11-27)
Board of Works OKs budgets for Water and Wastewater Departments.


Dennis Announces Transition Team (2007-11-27)
Six member panel to aid mayor-elect with transition into new role.


Tunnel Project Moving Forward in Lafayette (2007-11-27)
Work on a multi-million dollar Lafayette sewer project is expected to begin in March or April.


Engine-maker Establishing Endowment (2007-11-27)
Purdue's Science Bound program is receiving a boost from Rolls-Royce.


Dennis Finalizing Transition Team (2007-11-26)
West Lafayette's next leader is preparing for his new job.


TSC Teachers Set to Vote on Contract (2007-11-26)
Teachers in the Tippecanoe School Corporation will meet this afternoon to vote on a new contract.


Wabash Expected to Exceed Flood Stage (2007-11-26)
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for western portions of Tippecanoe County near the Wabash River until Thursday afternoon.


Tax Breaks for WL Hotels Receive Initial Approval (2007-11-26)
The West Lafayette City Council will determine whether a tax abatement will be granted for a hotel project along Tapawingo Drive.


Vote Today on Hotel Tax Abatement (2007-11-26)
The West Lafayette Economic Development Commission is expected to vote today on proposed ten- year tax abatement for a hotel complex on the new extension of Tapawingo Drive.


Carson Says She Has Terminal Lung Cancer (2007-11-26)
Indiana congresswoman Julia Carson has revealed she has terminal lung cancer.


Purdue Volleyball Earns NCAA Tournament Bid (2007-11-26)
The Purdue volleyball team takes on Ohio in the opening round of the NCAA Friday night at 7:30 in Athens, Ohio.


Purdue Women's Basketball Loses Third Straight (2007-11-26)
The Boilermakers lose to Old Dominion 66-53 in the Paradise Jam in the U-S Virgin Islands.


Carson Will Not Run for Office Again (2007-11-26)
Indiana congresswoman Julia Carson will NOT seek re- election., after being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.


Recount Called For in Muncie (2007-11-23)
In Delaware County, Republicans are seeking a recount in one Mayoral race.


Decision Due on Contesting Election Race (2007-11-23)
This is the last day for Republicans to contest the results of a West Lafayette City Council Race.


Purdue Adds Partner to Program Encouraging Engineering Education (2007-11-23)
Purdue and the state are formalizing a collaboration to increase engineering education in middle schools and high schools.


Red Cross Called Into Action on Thanksgiving (2007-11-23)
It has been a busy Holiday weekend for the Tippecanoe County Red Cross Disaster Action Team.


Purdue Expert Makes Annual Holiday Shopping Prediction (2007-11-23)
A Purdue expert expects sales to be much higher compared to last year's holiday season.


State Police Are Increasing Patrols for the Holiday (2007-11-22)
Indiana State Police are stepping up patrols for the holiday weekend.


SIA Gives Update on Camry Progress (2007-11-22)
The final hiring numbers for the Toyota Camry line at Lafayette's S-I-A plant are in.


Tax Plan Hearing Dates Are Set (2007-11-22)
The House Ways and Means Committee will go around the state to hold public hearings on the Governor's property tax reform plan.


SIA plans jump in Camry production (2007-11-22)
Lafayette's Subaru of Indiana Automotive plant is closing in on its manufacturing targets for the Toyota Camry.


Coal Gasification Plant Still Facing Hurdles (2007-11-22)
An appeal is expected over the permitting of a proposed coal plant in southwest Indiana.


Lymon Is Placed on House Arrest (2007-11-22)
A former Purdue football player has been placed on house arrest following his weekend O-W-I arrest.


Plans for Cumberland Improvements Move Ahead (2007-11-22)
A design firm is finishing its presentation on the future look of a West Lafayette road.


Property tax proposal will have to wait (2007-11-22)
Governor Mitch Daniels says he won't offer up his proposal to privatize the Hoosier Lottery during the upcoming legislative session.


Daniels Defends Proposed Sales Tax Hike (2007-11-22)
Governor Mitch Daniels is defending his plan to increase the state sales tax to help with property tax relief.


Lymon appears in court, held without bond (2007-11-21)
A mid-January trial date is set for a Purdue football player charged with OWI for the second time this year.


Ivy Tech upgrades emergency messaging system (2007-11-21)
Ivy Tech Community College is expanding its emergency notification system.


Buyer addresses VA security breach (2007-11-21)
Indiana Congressman Steve Buyer is speaking out against the theft of Indiana veterans' personal information.


Purdue Research Park is Expanding (2007-11-20)
The Purdue Research Foundation is moving forward with a new technology center.


TSC and Teachers Reach a Deal (2007-11-20)
Ratification votes are expected next week for the Tippecanoe School Corporation board and its teachers.


South Tapawingo Drive Development Planned (2007-11-20)
Planning for two new hotels in West Lafayette is underway.


Organization Day Produces Property Tax Relief Action (2007-11-20)
State lawmakers are moving forward with property tax relief measures the governor has proposed.


Lymon Faces January Trial (2007-11-20)
A Purdue football player remains behind bars following a weekend drunk driving arrest.


School Boards Meeting on Cooperative Efforts (2007-11-20)
The Tippecanoe, Lafayette and West Lafayette school corporations meet Wednesday to discuss their collaborative programs.


Purdue Football Player Cut from Team (2007-11-20)
Receiver Selwyn Lymon faces multiple charges related to two alcohol related incidents.


WL Council District 1 Results Stand (2007-11-20)
A member of the West Lafayette city council will not seek a recount.


Lymon Faces the Law Again (2007-11-19)
Purdue football coach Joe Tiller is expected to comment today on the weekend arrest of one of his players


Tippecanoe County Health Depatrment to Change Fees (2007-11-19)
The Tippecanoe County Health Department wants to change some fees.


TSC and Teachers Plan to Talk About Contracts (2007-11-19)
Talks are planned today about the stalled contract negotiations between the Tippecanoe School Corporation and its teachers.


Sheriff Plans to Improve Security of Jail (2007-11-19)
The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department is investing hundreds of thousands of dollars in upgrades to the 9-1-1 emergency system and video surveillance at the jail.


Purdue's Loss to Indiana Leaves Bowl Game in Doubt (2007-11-19)
Purdue's loss to I-U leaves its post-season in doubt.


Purdue Soccer Over for the Season (2007-11-19)
The Purdue Soccer team's quest for an NCAA title is over.


The Bucket is Back in Bloomington (2007-11-19)
The Indiana Hoosiers edged the Purdue Boilermakers 27-24 in Bloomington to claim the Old Oaken Bucket for the first time since 2001.


Residence Hall Upgrades in the Works (2007-11-17)
Borrowing up to 50-million dollars to help pay for residence hall renovations has been approved by Purdue trustees.


County Certifies Election Results (2007-11-16)
The counting of provisional ballots has NOT changed any of the outcomes from election night in Tippecanoe County.


Vote Center System to be Studied (2007-11-16)
The Tippecanoe County Board of Election and Registration plans on reviewing the vote center system next month.


Election Board Member: Some People Did Not Get to Vote (2007-11-16)
Tippecanoe County's Election Board wants to find ways to fix the problems experienced during this year's Election Day.


Power Restored in Downtown Lafayette (2007-11-16)
A failed insulator at a Cincinnati Street substation is the blame for a power outage in downtown Lafayette.


Recount Not Ruled Out in WL District 1 (2007-11-16)
The vote totals for the West Lafayette District 1 council race are certified, but the question of a recount remains.


Purdue Soccer Advances in NCAA Tournament (2007-11-16)
Boilermakers score four times in the second half to shutout Oakland University


SIA Abatement Plan Goes to City Council (2007-11-15)
A tax abatement request from Subaru of Indiana Automotive has been approved by Lafayette's Redevelopment Commission.


Downtown Changes Could Arrive Early Next Year (2007-11-15)
New report on how to improve Lafayette's downtown is released.


Alliance Calling on Lawmakers to Act (2007-11-15)
A new group is forming with the goal of eliminating the property tax in Indiana.


Social Service Agency Warns of Sales Tax Impact (2007-11-15)
The Lafayette Urban Ministry is calling on lawmakers to find ways to ease the effects a state sales tax increase would have on low income Hoosiers.


Options Vary for Burtsfield School Building (2007-11-15)
The West Lafayette School Corporation is considering the future of one of its buildings.


Agency Surpasses Goal by $7100 (2007-11-15)
The United Way of Greater Lafayette is celebrating the end of a successful fundraising campaign.


Automaker Seeking Tax Breaks (2007-11-15)
The Lafayette City Council will consider a tax abatement request from Subaru of Indiana Automotive.


Gauvin Appeal Under Consideration (2007-11-14)
The Indiana Supreme Court is considering a Lafayette murder case.


Lafayette Receives FEMA Recertification (2007-11-14)
Water Pollution Control Department reports the city has just completed the process to recertify the levee near the wastewater treatment plant.


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Cancer Culture and Community Initiative Begins (2007-11-14)
Purdue is taking a unique approach to focus on the human response to cancer.


Commission Suggests Property Tax Changes (2007-11-14)
The State Tax and Financing Policy Commission wants to reduce property tax rates through a local option income tax increase and a sales tax increase of less than 1%.


Automaker Seeking Additional Tax Abatements (2007-11-14)
Subaru of Indiana Automotive is asking the city of Lafayette for more than $100 million in tax breaks.


New Purdue Strategic Plan Expected in Spring (2007-11-14)
Eight working groups will help form Purdue's next strategic plan.


Fundraising Goal in Sight (2007-11-14)
The executive director of the United Way of Greater Lafayette is cautiously optimistic the organization will reach its 2007 campaign goal.


State Grants to Improve Safety Near Schools (2007-11-13)
A $250,000 grant from the state Department of Transportation will make school crossing zones safer.


Lafayette School Corporation Increasing Security (2007-11-13)
Jefferson High School will soon have 65 additional security cameras.


Property Tax Payment Deadline (2007-11-12)
The second installment of this year's property taxes is due Tuesday for Tippecanoe County land owners.


Housing Assistance Changing for Hurricane Survivors (2007-11-12)
Three families in the Lafayette area, displaced after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, will have new housing assistance.


Purdue Offers Flu Shot Clinic (2007-11-12)
Faculty, staff, retirees, spouses, and same-sex domestic partners are eligible for the vaccines from 8:30 until 4:30 Monday in Room 214 of Stewart Center.


Purdue Ranks Near Top for International Enrollment (2007-11-12)
A new report indicates Purdue is second in the nation for international student enrollment among U.S. public institutions.


Purdue Soccer Claims First Title (2007-11-11)
The Purdue soccer team has captured the women's Big Ten Tournament.


Indiana Helping Residents Facing Home Foreclosure (2007-11-10)
The state has launched a new program to help Indiana residents avoid home foreclosures.


Purdue Drops Contest to Michigan State (2007-11-10)
Purdue's slim chances for a New Year's Day bowl game have essentially evaporated following a loss to Michigan State at Ross Ade Stadium.


Probe into Monument Vandalism Continues (2007-11-10)
No arrests have been made following the spray-painting of messages on the Tippecanoe Battlefield Monument


Purdue Soccer on Historic Run (2007-11-10)
The Purdue soccer team is on the verge of its first Big Ten Tournament championship.


Voter Center Sites will be Reviewed (2007-11-10)
The Tippecanoe County Board of Election and Registration will review all vote center sites before next year's primary.


WL Names New Junior High Principal (2007-11-08)
The assistant principal of West Lafayette Junior/Senior High School has been named the junior high's new principal.


Purdue Soccer Earns Honors, Begins Tournament Play (2007-11-08)
The Purdue Women's Soccer team takes on Northwestern in the first round of the Big 10 Soccer Tournament this afternoon in Minnesota.


Commission Planning for IN Gubernatorial Debates (2007-11-08)
A new commission is calling for at least three statewide debates before next year's gubernatorial election.


Provisional Ballots Could Determine Makeup of WL City Council (2007-11-08)
The outcome of a city council race in West Lafayette could be affected by provisional ballots cast in Tuesday's election.


Purdue Places Cooperative House on Probation (2007-11-08)
A cooperative house at Purdue is on probation for hazing violations.


WLCSC Approves Tax Anticipation Loan (2007-11-08)
A $1.2-million loan will help the West Lafayette Community School Corporation pay its bills while awaiting property tax payments.


Democrats Take All Lafayette City Council Slots (2007-11-07)
Democrats have swept the Lafayette City Council elections.


Newcomers Arrive on WL City Council (2007-11-07)
It appears Democrats will maintain control of the West Lafayette City Council


Party Official Raises Questions about Vote Centers (2007-11-07)
The chairman of the Tippecanoe County Democratic Party is NOT impressed with the problems in tabulating election votes.


State Award to be named for Purdue Professor (2007-11-07)
The Purdue professor who won this year's World Food Prize is receiving another high honor.


Delays Spoil Vote Center Debut (2007-11-07)
Tippecanoe County's first election with the new vote center system has mixed results.


Voters Return Lafayette Mayor to Office (2007-11-07)
Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski has won a second term.


West Lafayette Voters Elect New Mayor (2007-11-07)
Republican John Dennis beats incumbent Democrat Jan Mills.


Dennis Defeats Mills in WL (2007-11-07)
For the first time in almost three decades, a Republican will hold the top spot in West Lafayette.


VOTE CENTER LIST (2007-11-06)
Click above for a list of approved vote centers for today's municipal election.


County Clerk: Some Vote Center Problems Are Being Resolved (2007-11-06)
The Tippecanoe County Clerk admits there have been some issues with the new vote center system during today's election.


Rough Start for Vote Centers (2007-11-06)
Computer glitches are causing problems at some vote center locations in Tippecanoe County.


Hospital Bonds OKed (2007-11-05)
A plan to have doctors help finance the construction of new hospital on Lafayette's east side has been approved by Tippecanoe County Commissioners.


Grant to Combat DUI in Tippecanoe County (2007-11-05)
The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute is providing Tippecanoe County with a grant to help determine if someone is driving drunk.


C-SPAN Founder Honored (2007-11-05)
A Lafayette native has been honored the nation's highest civilian award.


Government Partnership to Benefit Drivers (2007-11-05)
Lafayette, West Lafayette, and Tippecanoe County want to team up to improve traffic in the area.


Early and Absentee Voting Up in County (2007-11-05)
Tippecanoe County is seeing high turn-out for early voting.


WBAA Election Conversations (2007-11-03)
Click above for links to conversations with the mayoral candidates in Lafayette and West Lafayette


Purdue Men Dominate in Exhibition (2007-11-02)
The exhibition season is underway for the Purdue men's basketball team.


Area Soldier Dies in Iraq (2007-11-02)
A Purdue graduate is the most recent Indiana native to be killed while serving in Iraq.


Tate-and-Lyle Reaches Agreement with EPA (2007-11-02)
A Lafayette employer has reached an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency for possible emission violations.


NAACP Joins Eli Lilly Lawsuit (2007-11-01)
Current and former employees of the Indiana-based drug manufacturer have accused the company of racial discrimination.


Lafayette Food Bank Joining National Network (2007-11-01)
Food Finders Food Bank is joining the nation's largest charitable hunger-relief organization as an affiliate member.


WL Business Supports Mayor's Efforts (2007-11-01)
A West Lafayette business is backing Mayor Jan Mills' efforts to address parking issues in the Levee area.


Statehouse Prayer Suit No Longer (2007-10-31)
A Federal Appeals Court has thrown out a lawsuit which challenged the practice of Indiana House lawmakers starting each day with a prayer.


Hanley Hall Dedicated (2007-10-31)
A new building at Purdue will foster research on families, aging and leadership.


Purdue Assisting City with Sewer Project (2007-10-31)
Purdue is helping West Lafayette move ahead with a major sewer project.


Purdue Graduate Gets Top Honor (2007-10-31)
A Lafayette native and Purdue graduate will receive the nation's highest civilian award.


New Agricultural Center Opens at Purdue (2007-10-31)
The Beck Center will help with hands-on plant research.


Venue for Arts and Education Closing (2007-10-31)
The Lafayette Renaissance Academy is no longer open to the public.


State Begins Public Health Education Effort (2007-10-31)
The Indiana Health Commissioner is launching a MRSA task force, following several reports of the staph infection in students across the state.


Purdue and Indianapolis Partner for Air Quality Effort (2007-10-31)
A partnership between the city of Indianapolis and Purdue will tell just how dirty the city's air is.


Howse Pursuing Other Opportunities (2007-10-31)
A member of the Lafayette-West Lafayette Development Corporation leadership team is leaving.


Dennis Focuses on Improved Healthcare (2007-10-30)
A candidate for West Lafayette mayor wants to put portable defibrillators in police cars.


WL Officials Hope Lindberg Solution is Near (2007-10-30)
A permanent fix for Lindberg Road in West Lafayette could begin this year.


Court of Appeals Dismisses Lawsuit (2007-10-30)
Federal panel throws out challenge to Indiana House lawmakers starting each day with a prayer.


Trial Avoided with Guilty Plea (2007-10-30)
A man charged in a Cass County murder is pleading guilty to the crime.


Holiday Business Season Warms Up (2007-10-30)
The Lafayette-West Lafayette Development Corporation kicks off a series of holiday events this weekend.


Humane Society Making Policy Change (2007-10-29)
Tippecanoe County's Almost Home Humane Society is limiting the number of animals it accepts.


Carroll County Drug Operation Shut Down (2007-10-29)
An investigation is underway in Carroll County into a marijuana growing operation.


Wabash College Mourns Loss of Freshman (2007-10-29)
Investigators are working to determine what led to the death of a Wabash College freshman.


Indiana Supreme Court to Hear Lafayette Case (2007-10-29)
A high-profile Lafayette criminal case is scheduled for arguments before the state Supreme Court next month.


Status of Lindberg Road (2007-10-29)
West Lafayette city leaders hope to move closer to a possible Lindberg Road solution Monday.


Election Board Reports Excellent Turnout for Absentee Voting (2007-10-27)
The Tippecanoe County Board of Election and Registration is reporting an excellent absentee voter turnout.


Thousands Pack Elliot Hall to hear from the Dalai Lama (2007-10-27)
The leader of the Tibetan faith is using an appearance at Purdue to stress the importance of inner peace and happiness.


Purdue Dedicates Armstrong Hall (2007-10-27)
Purdue's campus is now home to a building recognizing its most notable graduate.


Homecoming Weekend on Campus (2007-10-27)
The Purdue community's Homecoming festivities are set to continue today.


Mills: Temporary Fire Station is Investment (2007-10-27)
The Mayor of West Lafayette is defending the decision to pump 500-thousand dollars into a recreation department barn on Kalberer Road.


Purdue Takes on Northwestern at Ross-Ade (2007-10-27)
The Purdue football team shoots for its seventh win of the season today as the Boilermakers take on Northwestern.


Daniels Defends Property Tax Plan (2007-10-27)
Governor Mitch Daniels is brushing off criticism of his property tax reform package from several business advocacy groups.


Purdue Unveils Armstrong Statue (2007-10-26)
The eight-foot-tall bronze statue sits outside the new Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering.


McMullin Calls "Good Neighbor" Ordinance Top Issue (2007-10-25)
West Lafayette's District One City Councilman is taking aim at the proposed Good Neighbor ordinance.


Senate Democrats want to Wipe Out Residential Property Taxes (2007-10-25)
Senate Democrats outline their property tax releif proposal


Purdue Hits Fundraising Goal for Mechanical Engineering Building (2007-10-25)
Purdue is marking the completion of fundraising for a new 33-million dollar state-of-the-art wing to the university's Mechanical Engineering Building.


Krannert Marks its 50th Year (2007-10-25)
Purdue's Krannert School of Management is celebrating 50 years with several events over the next two days.


Addition to Aviation Technology Building (2007-10-24)
Purdue University is marking a successful fundraising project to build an addition to the Niswonger Aviation Technology Building.


Lafayette Sewer Bid (2007-10-24)
Lafayette officials are pleased with the low bid for a multi-million dollar downtown sewer project.


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Purdue Student Sues Towing Company (2007-10-24)
A Purdue student is suing a towing company for violations of the West Lafayette City Code.


California Wildfire Coverage (2007-10-24)
Click above for links to California wildfire coverage from KPBS in San Diego or Southern California Public Radio, KPCC


Stolen Christmas Show Tickets (2007-10-24)
Purdue is warning people to beware of purchasing stolen tickets for the 74th Annual Christmas Show.


Roswarski and Auckley Debate Crime (2007-10-23)
The candidates for Lafayette Mayor continue to differ on the issue of crime.


Student Launches Lawsuit over Towing (2007-10-23)
A Purdue student is suing a towing company for violations of the West Lafayette City Code.


Mills and Dennis Square Off Over WLPD (2007-10-23)
The direction of the West Lafayette Police Department is emerging as a campaign issue.


TEXT of GOVERNOR'S PROPERTY TAX SPEECH (2007-10-23)
Click for complete text of Governor Mitch Daniels' speech on property tax reform.


Daniels Proposes Property Tax Reform (2007-10-23)
Governor Mitch Daniels is proposing to sharply cut property taxes and place a permanent cap at no more than one percent of the home's true value.


Immigration the Topic of Local Information Session (2007-10-20)
Workplace raids and deportation are a couple of immigration issues set to be discussed during an information session in Lafayette.


Two Purdue Basketball Players Disciplined Following Alcohol-related Arrests (2007-10-20)
A member of the Purdue men's basketball team has been dismissed after being arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.


Portion of I-65 Shut Down (2007-10-18)
A stretch of I-65 in Tippecanoe County is closed this morning after an accident involving four semi trucks.


WL Council Candidates Sit on Forum (2007-10-18)
Candidates for West Lafayette City Council are answering questions about finances.


Resigned WL Officer to Work for Sheriff (2007-10-18)
A former West Lafayette Police officer who resigned from the department more than a year ago is returning to law enforcement.


Professor Wins International Award (2007-10-18)
A Purdue professor will receive a quarter of a million dollars as part of the World Food Prize.


Candidates to debate Monday (2007-10-18)
The mayoral candidates for Lafayette and West Lafayette will take part in a media sponsored forum next week.


Dennis Questions Mills' Spending (2007-10-17)
The Republican candidate for West Lafayette mayor is saying the city's finances could be managed better.


Gurney Nobel Peace Prize (2007-10-17)
A Purdue professor is a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.


New Beetle In Tippecanoe County (2007-10-17)
A plant-munching beetle that is native to Japan has been found in Tippecanoe County.


Voting Test is a Go (2007-10-17)
No problems are reported after a test of voting equipment in Tippecanoe County.


Former Officer Becomes Deputy (2007-10-17)
A former West Lafayette Police officer who resigned from the department more than a year ago is returning to law enforcement.


Man charged in shooting case (2007-10-16)
A Battle Ground man is accused of attempted murder following a shooting that left another man at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.


Buddhi sentencing delayed (2007-10-16)
Sentencing for a former Purdue graduate student accused of threatening President Bush has been delayed.


WL works to reduce carbon emissions (2007-10-16)
The City of West Lafayette is increasing its efforts to become more environmentally friendly.


Purdue notifies students of suspected illegal activity (2007-10-16)
Purdue is starting a notification process for students who have allegedly downloaded copyrighted materials on the university's network.


Weekend sports review (2007-10-15)
Here's a look at some sports happenings over the past weekend.


Annual Feast Draws Thousands (2007-10-15)
Organizers of The Feast of the Hunter's Moon are reporting upwards of 50-thousand people attended this year's event.


IU poses sanction against basketball team (2007-10-15)
Indiana University is imposing sanctions on its men's basketball program.


Racial profiling discussion set (2007-10-15)
A discussion about racial profiling is set for this evening at Purdue.


Daniels on Campus Today (2007-10-15)
Governor Mitch Daniels is expected to be at Purdue today for the 2007 InShape Indiana Health Summit.


Public Invited to Tour WL Fire Stations (2007-10-12)
The West Lafayette Fire Department is opening up two of its stations to the public Saturday.


WL Breaks Ground on Wastewater Treatment Renovations (2007-10-12)
West Lafayette officials say a multi-million dollar renovation at the city's wastewater treatment plant will save money in the long run.


State Budget Committee Approves $38-million for Purdue Projects (2007-10-12)
The State Budget Committee has approved 38-million dollars in projects for Purdue's West Lafayette campus.


LNHS to File Chapter 11 Bankruptcy (2007-10-12)
Lafayette Neighborhood Housing Services is addressing its financial difficulties by filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.


Walk Will Raise Money for Diabetes Research (2007-10-12)
The annual Step Out to Fight Diabetes Walk takes place Saturday at the Subaru of Indiana Recreational Center in Lafayette.


Boilers Mark Start of Official Practices (2007-10-12)
The Purdue Women's Basketball team is inviting fans to join them for breakfast Saturday.


New President Says IU Needs More Space (2007-10-12)
Indiana University's president says the school needs an additional five-million square feet of research space to reach its full potential.


Proposal Would Pay Teachers Based on Student Performance (2007-10-12)
The U.S. House of Representatives is looking at a proposal in the next version of No Child Left Behind legislation that would pay teachers based on how much their students learn.


Lafayette Officials Plan Street Expansion (2007-10-12)
Lafayette officials say a proposed new road will help alleviate traffic congestion and provide economic development opportunities.


Tippecanoe School Board Reviews Superintendent Applications (2007-10-10)
The Tippecanoe School Corporation board will begin reviewing applications for a new superintendent soon.


League of Women Voters Hold Forum (2007-10-10)
Candidates for Lafayette City Council will be put to the test this evening.


Tuesday Last Day to Register to Vote (2007-10-10)
Today (Tues) is the last chance to register to vote in next month s election.


Gift Will Allow Military Family Research at Purdue to Expand (2007-10-10)
The Lilly Endowment is providing nearly nine-million dollars to support Purdue's Military Family Research Institute.


Refugee Monitors Myanmar from Indiana (2007-10-10)
The crackdown on Buddhist monks in Myanmar, which used to be Burma, is grabbing special attention from upwards of five-thousand people in Indiana.


American Cancer Society Encourages Women (2007-10-10)
The American Cancer Society is renewing its efforts to encourage women to get a yearly mammogram.


State Department Of Health Tries to Limit Exposure to Lead (2007-10-10)
The state Department of Health is working on some new regulations to limit kids' exposure to lead.


Hot October No More (2007-10-10)
The rare October heat wave is about to end. Forecasters are predicting cooler temperatures for the rest of the week.


DCS Borrows Money Again (2007-10-10)
The Tippecanoe County COuncil has approved a one-million dollar loan to help DCS pay its bills.


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Majority of Lafayette City Council Candidates Support Smoking Ban (2007-10-10)
Fifteen candidates for Lafayette City Council fielded questions at a League of Women Voters forum last night.


TSC Reports Two Meningitis Cases (2007-10-10)
A Harrison High School student and a Southwestern Middle School student have been diagnosed with different forms of the illness.


Purdue Police Chief Says Campus is Prepared for Emergencies (2007-10-10)
The head of the Purdue Police Department says the campus is as prepared as it can be to handle a Virginia Tech-like emergency.


Governor's Tax Relief Plan not Fully Eliminated (2007-10-10)
Governor Mitch Daniels says a property tax relief plan he will unveil later this month will NOT call for an outright elimination of the tax.


Tippecanoe County Commissioners Discuss Juvenile Detention Center (2007-10-10)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners will hold a closed- door session today to discuss leasing a building for a juvenile detention center.


Tippecaone County Residents Can Cast Ballots (2007-10-10)
Tippecanoe County residents can begin casting ballots for the November election today (Tuesday).


Purdue Loses Prime Time Game to Ohio State (2007-10-07)
Boilermakers score in the final seconds to avoid being shuthout by Ohio State.


Bald Eagle Death (2007-10-05)
The bald eagle that had been living at the Columbian Park Zoo in Lafayette has died.


Family Inn Makes Way for Luxury Sports Condominium and Hotel (2007-10-05)
The site of a West Lafayette hotel is set to be transformed as part of a 60-million-dollar economic development investment.


ISTEP Moving to the Spring (2007-10-05)
The current I-Step will be administered for the last time in Fall 2008.


United Way Update (2007-10-05)
The United Way of Greater Lafayette is more than halfway toward its 2007 fundraising goal.


Speaker Hopes to Inspire Others to Overcome Hardships (2007-10-04)
A nationally respected author and inspirational speaker has shared her story with an audience at Purdue


Ivy Tech Receives Grant for STEM Initiative (2007-10-04)
A three million dollar grant will help Ivy Tech improve education and training for careers in science, technology, engineering and math.


Funeral Services Set for Lafayette Girl (2007-10-04)
Dynasty Wortham will be laid to rest Saturday afternoon.


Crash Claims Tippecanoe County Man (2007-10-04)
A Battle Ground man is dead following a one vehicle crash in Tippecanoe County.


Chamber Survey Cites Property Taxes as Top Concern (2007-10-04)
Study shows most respondents believe state is in property tax crisis


City Shuts Down Bridge (2007-10-04)
A Lafayette pedestrian bridge is being closed for repairs


Purdue Joins State Police in Online Investigations (2007-10-03)
State Police are utilizing efforts by Purdue to track down online criminals


Republican Comes Forward in Second Congressional District (2007-10-03)
A former Army Captain is seeking the Republican nomination in Indiana's Second Congressional District.


Conversation About Transgender Issues Begins (2007-10-03)
A wide-ranging dialogue about issues facing members of the Lafayette-area's transgender community has been launched.


TAF Director Says Goodbye (2007-10-03)
A local arts leader says her last days as head of the Tippecanoe Arts Federation have been bittersweet.


Daniels Finishing Property Tax Relief Plan (2007-10-03)
Governor Mitch Daniels says he will unveil a property tax relief plan by the end of the month.


WL Farmers' Market to Expand Marketing (2007-10-03)
A federal grant will give a boost to the West Lafayette Farmer's Market.


Transgender Discussion Set for Tonight (2007-10-02)
An attempt to open a dialogue about transgender issues in the Lafayette area begins tonight.


Girl on Way To School Struck and Killed by Car (2007-10-02)
A six-year-old girl is dead after being hit by a car in Lafayette this morning.


Ethanol Plant Construction Stopped in Reynolds (2007-10-02)
A biofuels project in BioTown has been put on hold.


Energy Center Director is Released from St. E. (2007-10-02)
The interim director of the Energy Center at Discovery Park has been released from the hospital.


Young Leaves Governor Race (2007-10-01)
State Senate Minority Leader Richard Young has dropped out if the race for Governor.


Federal Money will help County Treat Sex Offenders (2007-10-01)
Tippecanoe County will use a grant from the U-S Department of Justice to monitor and treat sex offenders.


Residents Angry About County Road Work (2007-10-01)
Residents of a Tippecanoe County subdivision want their roads recently resurfaced roads fixed.


Funeral takes place for Soldier with Father in Lafayette (2007-10-01)
Family, friends and military colleagues are remembering a fallen soldier with Lafayette ties.


WL Expected to Refile Appeal for $600,000 (2007-09-28)
The City of West Lafayette tax rate will NOT increase in 2008.


Brees Donates $2 Million to Purdue (2007-09-28)
A former Purdue Quarterback is giving back to the university.


Man Dies in Motorcycle-Trolley Crash (2007-09-28)
An official at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis says motorcycle driver David Fitzgerald died this morning.


New Advanced Computer Center Set for IUPUI (2007-09-28)
A nearly four-million dollar investment by IBM will help Purdue researchers prepare for the next generation of supercomputers.


Mental Health/Addiction Services Lacking in West Central Indiana (2007-09-26)
The executive director of the local National Alliance on Mental Illness says a recent study by IUPUI finds serious gaps in mental health services in Tippecanoe and seven surrounding counties.


Grant Will Fund Educational Exhibit in Armstrong Hall (2007-09-26)
Purdue University is receiving a one-million-dollar grant from the John Deere Foundation to create an educational exhibit in the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering.


Bill Would Make Teens Wait Longer to Drive (2007-09-26)
A Lafayette-area State Representative says making teenagers wait a little longer to get their drivers licenses will reduce the number of fatal accidents.


WL Finalizes Plan With IDEM to Keep Wabash Clean (2007-09-25)
The city of West Lafayette is finalizing its long-term plan to meet the standards of the federal Clean Water Act.


Report Shows Overall Math and Reading Improvement (2007-09-25)
Indiana's fourth and eighth graders continue to surpass the national average in reading and math on the assessment known as The Nation's Report Card.


Farm Bureau Suggests 30-percent Property Tax Cut (2007-09-25)
The Indiana Farm Bureau has unveiled a detailed plan to provide immediate relief from property taxes.


Public Has Chance to Discuss Traffic Problems (2007-09-25)
Tippecanoe County officials are putting together the annual list of transportation hot spots.


Organization Day Could Feature Property Tax Debate (2007-09-25)
State legislators are likely to take action on property taxes when they meet November 20th for the ceremonial start to the new legislative session.


UAW Strike Hits Indiana (2007-09-25)
General Motors workers in the state are off the job as part of the national U-A-W strike.


Voter I-D Law Challenge heads to High Court (2007-09-25)
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a challenge to Indiana's Voter I-D law.


Purdue Grad Honors Son With Gift to Cancer Center (2007-09-25)
A $1.5-million gift from a Purdue graduate will allow the university to establish an endowed director's position for its cancer center.


Wabash River Corridor Set for Economic Development (2007-09-25)
Work on a master plan for the development of the Wabash River Corridor is expected to begin this fall.


Purdue Calls Warning Test a Success (2007-09-24)
Purdue will examine data from an e-mail and text warning notification test to make sure the system is reliable in a real emergency.


Coons Becomes Crawfordsville Mayor (2007-09-24)
Deputy Mayor Charlie Coons takes over the top spot, replacing John Zumer who had resigned.


Daniels: Hoosier Women Need to be Heart Healthy (2007-09-23)
Indiana's First Lady is encouraging the state's women to lead heart-healthy lives.


Red Cross Promotes Emergency Prepardness Month (2007-09-23)
The Tippecanoe County Chapter of the American Red Cross is set to highlight the importance of planning for emergencies.


PEFCU Appoints a President (2007-09-21)
The Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union has named Bob Falk its President and Chief Operating Officer.


Micon Will Not Seek Third Term (2007-09-21)
A Lafayette-area lawmaker is NOT running for re- election.


Umbarger Updates Indiana National Guard Levels in Iraq (2007-09-20)
Nearly ten-thousand Indiana National Guard members have served in the Iraq War.


Gore's Condition Improves (2007-09-20)
A Purdue professor is improving after being hit by a pick-up truck.


Grant Will Help Fund Nanotechnology Research (2007-09-20)
Computer-based nanotechnology research at Purdue is receiving a boost from the National Science Foundation.


Conner Moves Up at USDA (2007-09-20)
A Benton County native has been named the acting federal Secretary of Agriculture.


RIAA Targets Purdue Computer Users Again (2007-09-20)
Forty-seven more computer users at Purdue will be receiving letters of threatened legal action from the Recording Industry Association of America.


Survey Shows Increase in Seat Belt Use (2007-09-19)
Asurvey by the Traffic Safety Division of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute indicates more people at buckling up.


ISTEP Could Be Changing (2007-09-19)
As students across Indiana participate in I-Step testing this week, the state is looking at a proposal that might change how the tests are given.


Discovery Park Director Still Listed as Critical (2007-09-19)
Mechanical Engineering Professor Jay Gore was hit by a truck while crossing a West Lafayette street.


Moon Rock Finds Home At Purdue (2007-09-19)
A moon rock will be on long-term loan from NASA, thanks to the widow of astronaut and Purdue alumnus Roger Chaffee.


West Nile Virus Claims Floyd County Resident (2007-09-19)
Indiana has its first West Nile Virus death of the year.


WL Police Updates its Weapons (2007-09-19)
The West Lafayette Police Department is purchasing new weapons with updated features.


Repair Work to Historic Fence Pending (2007-09-18)
A Lafayette area lawmaker says plans are moving ahead to repair an historic fence at the Tippecanoe Battlefield.


Purdue Professor Critically Injured (2007-09-18)
A Purdue professor is recovering after a pick-up truck hit him near campus.


Lafayette Mayoral Candidates Focus on Crime (2007-09-18)
City's response to crime has become a key issue in this year's mayoral election campaign.


Regenstrief Center at Purdue Wins Grant (2007-09-18)
Improved patient scheduling and data organization are the goals of a research project at Purdue.


WL Mayor Hopefuls Debate Levee Parking (2007-09-18)
Incumbent says the city has stepped up, but her opponent is calling for a more active approach to negotiate a settelement


TSC and Teachers Await Recommendations in Contract Dispute (2007-09-18)
Fact finder gathers information in TSC contract talks with its teachers


Armstrong Expected On Campus for Buidling Dedication (2007-09-18)
Purdue is unveiling plans for the dedication of its Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering.


Lafayette May Go Smoke Free (2007-09-18)
Mayor Tony Roswarski says he believes a ban on lighting up at most businesses could be in effect in the next 12 to 18 months.


Vacant Building Could House County Juvenile Center (2007-09-17)
Tippecanoe County wants to give a juvenile detention center a trial run in a local building before deciding whether to purchase the facility.


Abduction Update (2007-09-17)
Lafayette law enforcement officials have located a local teenager who was abducted.


Mayoral Candidates To Square Off (2007-09-17)
The second major forum of this year's mayoral elections in Lafayette and West Lafayette is set for tonight.


Hunger Hike Falls Short (2007-09-17)
This year's effort to raise money for LUM, Food Finders and St Tom's misses goal


Krannert MBA Program Slips in Rankings (2007-09-17)
The Wall Street Journal is ranking Purdue's Krannert School of Management MBA program as 12th in the region.


Purdue Marks Constitution Day (2007-09-17)
Several events are planned to raise awareness of the Constitution


Fact Finding Session set for TSC and its Teachers (2007-09-17)
A state appointed fact finder to meet with TSC officials and its teachers' bargaining unit


State and County to Investigate Intersection Safety (2007-09-17)
More than one-thousand people have signed a petition seeking improvements to an intersection where a fatal crash recently occurred.


I-STEP Begins Across the State (2007-09-17)
Students in grades three through nine are tested in Language Arts and Math


Purdue sets date to test emergency text messaging system (2007-09-15)
Purdue has set the date for its first emergency notification text message test.


Purdue Knocks Off Central Michigan (2007-09-15)
Boilermakers jump out to an early lead and defeat Central Michigan 45-22


New Conductor is Ready for LSO Performance (2007-09-14)
A new music director will guide the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra as it begins its 57th season Saturday night at Long Center.


Millions in Improvements Approved for Purdue (2007-09-14)
The State Budget Committee has given the green light to 37-million dollars in capital improvement projects at Purdue.


Special Education Forum Set for Lafayette (2007-09-14)
Lafayette will host the first of 14 forums, seeking public input on the state's rules for Special Education.


Nine Year Old Dies in Warren County Accident (2007-09-14)
Two people are dead and two seriously injured after a car crashed into a semi Thursday night in Warren County.


Experts Gather at Purdue to Discuss Growing Medical Field (2007-09-14)
Purdue researchers are teaming with experts from South Korea to use microscopic devices to simultaneously diagnose and treat diseases such as cancer.


Howell to Undergo Surgery (2007-09-14)
Another key member of the Purdue women's basketball team is dealing with a significant injury.


Child Abuse and Neglect Deaths Essentially Unchanged (2007-09-13)
The number of child abuse and neglect deaths in the state has remained at virtually the same level for two years.


Ackerson Kicking Off Congressional Campaign (2007-09-13)
Zionsville attorney Nels Ackerson returns to Purdue to launch campaign for Congress.


Hibberd to Take Over Purdue Extension (2007-09-13)
The search for a new Purdue Extension director is over.


YWCA Hires New Executive Director (2007-09-12)
The YWCA has hired Shannon White of West Lafayette as its new Executive Director.


Sewer Project Cost Lower than Expected (2007-09-11)
West Lafayette officials are pleased with bids for the next phase of a project designed to keep sewage out of the Wabash River.


United Way Fundraising Effort Seeing Results (2007-09-11)
The United Way of Greater Lafayette is a third of the way to its campaign fundraising goal.


Purdue Police Investigating Attempted Abduction (2007-09-11)
Detectives say a man tried to abduct a woman working on a project in a field north of campus.


Tippecanoe County 2008 Budget Set (2007-09-11)
General fund tax rate increasing about a penny over current year.


LSC Approves 2008 Spending Plan (2007-09-11)
The 71.7-million dollar spending plan includes a two-percent salary increase for employees and adds the equivalent of 10 full-time teaching positions.


Lafayette Passes 2008 Budget (2007-09-11)
The roughly 50-million dollar spending plan is about 1.3% more than 2007.


WL Adopts 2008 Budget (2007-09-11)
A four-to-three party line vote was enough to adopt a new budget in West Lafayette.


Teaching 9/11 in the Classroom Diffcult (2007-09-11)
A Purdue History professor thinks teaching about the September 11th attacks can be a challenge.


Lafayette Updating Downtown Improvement Plan (2007-09-11)
Lafayette officials are hoping the public will help them develop a new plan to improve the downtown area.


Altman on November Ballot (2007-09-10)
Monticello's interim mayor will run for a full term this November.


Purdue Reports Possible Computer-related Security Breach (2007-09-10)
Purdue is notifying more than 100 students that some of their personal information might have been compromised.


WL City Council Set to Vote on Budget, Fireworks Ban (2007-09-10)
The West Lafayette City Council will take a final vote on the proposed 2008 budget, and consider fireworks restrictions tonight.


SIA is Celebrating 20 Years (2007-09-10)
A major Lafayette employer is celebrating another milestone. The Subaru of Indiana Automotive plant is celebrating its 20th anniversary.


Crash in Southern Tippecanoe County Kills Three (2007-09-10)
The investigation continues into a two-car crash that claimed three lives Saturday.


Interim Crawfordsville Mayor to be Selected Today (2007-09-10)
Crawfordsville Democrats will meet this morning to elect an interim mayor.


Final Vote on 2008 Lafayette Budget Expected Tonight (2007-09-10)
The Lafayette City Council will take a final vote on the proposed 2008 budget tonight at City Hall.


Bubble Fusion Inquiry Prompts More Investigation (2007-09-10)
A second committee will look into allegations of research misconduct by a Purdue professor.


Two Area Children Test Positive For Elevated Lead Levels (2007-09-10)
The Tippecanoe County Health Department is trying to determine why two area children have elevated lead levels.


Purdue Wins Big Over Eastern Illinois (2007-09-08)
The Boilermakers hammer Eastern Illinois 52-6 to improve to 2-and-0 on the season


Indiana NOW Conference at Purdue (2007-09-08)
Educating women about the Internet, the importance of voting and domestic violence are on the agenda for the Indiana National Organization for Women conference at Purdue.


World Rabies Day (2007-09-08)
Purdue, the Alliance for Rabies Control and various health agencies hope to raise awareness about the disease during World Rabies Day.


Restaurants to Help Annual Fundraiser (2007-09-07)
Three downtown Lafayette restaurants will donate portion of food sales to Hunger Hike


Indiana Group is Headed to Japan (2007-09-07)
A delegation of Indiana representatives is traveling to Japan to solidify business and trade agreements between the state and Asian country.


Football Players Charged In March Fight (2007-09-07)
Three Purdue football players are facing charges stemming from a fight outside a West Lafayette nightclub earlier this year.


Ex-Purdue Quarterback to lead Eastern Illinois into Ross Ade (2007-09-07)
Eastern Illinois Head Coach Bob Spoo played for Purdue in the '50s and was an assistant in West Lafayette during the '80s


Democrats in Crawfordsville Poised to Pick Interim Mayor (2007-09-07)
Crawfordsville will get a new Mayor on September 24th.


New Armed Forces Center Set for Lafayette (2007-09-07)
A nearly 30-million dollar Armed Forces Reserve Center could be coming to Lafayette.


Fastest Growing, High Wage Jobs (2007-09-06)
The state Department of Workforce Development is touting the top jobs for the Tippecanoe County Region.


Lawsuit Asks State to Fix Property Tax System (2007-09-06)
The state is facing a new lawsuit over property taxes.


Purdue Promotes from Within for New Fire Chief (2007-09-06)
Deputy Chief Appointed head of Purdue Fire Department


Micon Seeks to Honor Olympian from Lafayette (2007-09-06)
A lawmaker from the Lafayette area is seeking recognition for a mostly forgotten Olympic athlete and Purdue alumnus.


Professor to Lecture on Lafayette (2007-09-06)
A Purdue History professor hopes to educate the public about the Marquis de Lafayette's French background.


WLSC Passes Budget, Needs State Approval (2007-09-06)
The West Lafayette School Corporation has a $23.2 million dollar spending plan for 2008.


More Money Removed from Lafayette Budget (2007-09-06)
Lafayette finds a way to cut 40-thousand dollars from the 2008 budget


Institute Unveils Working Families Study (2007-09-06)
The Indiana Working Families Institute says wages are stalling and more Hoosier families are experiencing long-term unemployment.


Crawfordsville Mayor Is Leaving to Rejoin the Army (2007-09-05)
Mayor John Zumer will not finish his term and leave the office this month.


Purdue Highlights Careers in Homeland Security (2007-09-05)
First Homeland Security Job Fair is underway at Purdue


Indiana Leaders Set for Japan Trip (2007-09-05)
Leaders from around the state head out this week for a Japanese trade mission


Investigation into death of 14-month old Continues (2007-09-05)
Autopsy results for Lafayette infant should be know this week.


Children Food Program Grows in Tippecanoe County (2007-09-05)
An effort to make sure some area children have access to nutritious food when they are not at school is expanding.


Gas Prices Move Higher (2007-09-05)
Drivers in the Lafayette area are dealing with another spike in gas prices.


Hershman: Tough Decisions Ahead on Property Taxes (2007-09-04)
A lawmaker serving on the Commission on State Tax and Financing Policy says a solution to the property tax problem will not come easily.


Lasers to Help Identify Cancer (2007-09-04)
Researchers at Purdue hope a new technology will improve cancer detection.


Street Closure on Purdue Campus (2007-09-04)
Crews from Purdue, Vectren and the city of West Lafayette are working to finish major repairs to a gas line before Purdue football's home opener this Saturday.


IURC Examining Water Rate Hike (2007-09-04)
The state commission will take a closer look at the proposed rate increase requested by Indiana American Water.


Tippecanoe County Trending Work Slowed (2007-09-04)
The Tippecanoe County Assessor is backing off from threats of fining the company handling trending for the county.


Rollover Investigation (2007-09-03)
Tippecanoe County law enforcement officials are investigating a car crash involving two adults and one child.


Potato Salad Recall (2007-09-03)
Kroger Grocery stores is announcing a major recall.


Wine is Online (2007-09-03)
Hoosier wine-lovers are toasting a court ruling which will allow internet sales of the beverage.


Satellite Voting (2007-09-03)
Members of the Tippecanoe County Board of Elections and Registration are set to approve another voting option aimed at making the process more convenient.


Purdue Defeats Toledo (2007-09-03)
The Purdue football team is 1 and 0 on the season.


Alting on Railroad Safety (2007-09-03)
A Lafayette area state senator is urging railroads to revise policies.


Tippecanoe County Commissioners Discuss TEMA Grants and Cary Home Modular Unit (2007-09-03)
Funding a homeland security training program through the Tippecanoe Emergency Management Agency is one of the items county commissioners are set to discuss.


University Street Construction (2007-09-03)
A Vectren gas line replacement on the Purdue campus means driving and parking will be a bit more limited in certain areas.


Medical Errors Report (2007-09-01)
A final report is out on medical errors at Indiana hospitals.


Indiana Delegation to Japan (2007-09-01)
An Indiana delegation is going to Japan, headed by Governor Mitch Daniels.


SIA Turns 20 (2007-09-01)
A major area employer is celebrating its 20th year in Lafayette.


Kelley Leaving Economic Development Group (2007-09-01)
A key economic development leader in the Lafayette area is moving on.


AFL-CIO Family Day Picnic Today (2007-09-01)
A local Labor Day weekend tradition is set to continue.


Residential Assessments Not Likely to be Completed On Time (2007-08-31)
Tippecanoe County officials are contemplating their next steps now that it appears a deadline to assess residential property will be missed.


Investigation Continues into Cemetery Vandalism (2007-08-30)
There are still no leads in the case of vandlism at a cemetery near Stockwell.


WL Set to Update Wastewater Equipment (2007-08-30)
Work is expected to begin in October on an eight-point- two-million dollar project to upgrade two digesters at West Lafayette's wastewater treatment plant.


Lafayette Area Job Growth Gains National Attention (2007-08-30)
A nationally recognized online job bank is crediting the Lafayette area for its economic development efforts.


New Tool to Prevent ID Theft (2007-08-30)
A new law takes effect September 1st allowing Indiana residents to issue a freeze on the release of their credit report.


Comcast - BTN Dispute Continues (2007-08-30)
The Big Ten Network has reached a deal with a major cable company, but is still NOT on the channel lineup for most Lafayette-area residents.


Purdue Posts Small Decline in Enrollment (2007-08-30)
Purdue says slight drop in enrollment is part of a stablization plan


Youth Alcohol Abuse Focus of Grant Project (2007-08-29)
A Lafayette area agency will start examining the problem of drinking among 18 to 25 year olds more closely.


Lafayette 2008 Budget Public Hearing (2007-08-29)
Residents can comment on the $50 million spending plan.


Big Ten Network Cable Launching Thursday Night (2007-08-29)
The Big Ten Network debuts Thursday night, but you'll only be able to see it in the Lafayette area if you live in a Purdue residence hall or have Direct-TV.


Reed Not Pleased with Lower SAT Scores (2007-08-28)
SAT scores for 2007 Indiana high school graduates are down slightly from the previous year.


Purdue Researchers Learn About FDA Regulatory Process (2007-08-28)
Bringing researchers up to speed on Food and Drug Administration commercialization guidelines is the topic of a Purdue symposium.


LSC Approves Teacher Contract, TSC Needs Help (2007-08-28)
The Lafayette School Board has approved a new two-year contract for teachers. The Tippecanoe School Corporation will hire a fact-finder to help reach an agreement with its teachers.


Illinois Man Sentenced for Crash that Killed Two WL Children (2007-08-28)
Schaumburg man will spend more than two decades behind bars for alcohol related crash in 2005.


Air Quality Action Day for Lafayette area (2007-08-28)
Children, the elderly and anyone with heart or lung problems are being urged to limit outdoor activity.


WL Cuts Another 18K from Fire Station Budget (2007-08-28)
West Lafayette officials have trimmed more than 18-thousand dollars from the construction costs for the temporary fire station.


Lafayette Deals with Increasing Street Repair Costs (2007-08-28)
The City of Lafayette will pay more for street repairs than originally estimated.


More Cuts to Lafayette's Proposed 2008 Budget (2007-08-28)
The proposed Lafayette city budget for next year reflects an increase of less than two-percent.


Authorities Release Name of Illinois Drowning Victim (2007-08-28)
More details emerge about weekend boating tragedy on the Wabash


Wells Library Celebration Set for Tonight (2007-08-27)
The city of Lafayette is marking the 80th anniversary of the dedication of its first public library.


Attacks Probe Leads to Second Arrest (2007-08-27)
Authorities have arrested a second Purdue student following three on campus attacks.


Wabash River Search Over (2007-08-27)
The body of a man thrown from a boat on the Wabash River has been found.


Search Resumes for Missing Boater (2007-08-27)
Searchers are back on the Wabash River trying to find a missing boater


Fraternity Suspensions Lifted (2007-08-27)
Five Purdue fraternities will have their suspensions lifted if they fulfill a list of requirements established by the university.


Police Search for Three Men Following Campus Attack (2007-08-25)
Purdue Police are looking for three men believed to be linked to an assault on campus.


Purdue Student Accused in Three Attacks (2007-08-25)
A Purdue student is under arrest following separate attacks on three women on campus over the weekend.


Hensel Funeral (2007-08-25)
A soldier from Cass County who recently died in Iraq will be laid to rest today.


Uptown Jazz & Blues Festival (2007-08-25)
Lafayette is set to host the third Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival.


Tippecanoe County Prepares for Election with Vote Centers (2007-08-24)
Tippecanoe County Election officials are planning a campaign to educate the public about the new vote center system.


Red Cross Makes Changes (2007-08-24)
The Tippecanoe County chapter of the Red Cross is going through changes in order to improve it services.


Tippecanoe GOP Appoints Election Board Member (2007-08-24)
Republicans have filled a void on the county election board.


Indiana Ranks 35th for Property Tax Bills (2007-08-24)
Indiana's median property tax bill is one-thousand-79- dollars.


County Mapping Costs Go Up (2007-08-24)
Tippecanoe County will pay more than originally anticipated for computer mapping of its stormwater structures.


New Residence Hall Going Up at Purdue (2007-08-24)
Construction is underway on a new residence hall at Purdue.


Hirsch to lead Native American Center (2007-08-24)
Purdue has hired the first director of its Native American Educational and Cultural Center.


Mayoral Candidates Hold First Forum of Election Season (2007-08-24)
A group of senior citizens is weighing the comments from candidates for mayor in the Lafayette area.


Christian Gauvin Files Appeal (2007-08-24)
A Lafayette man claims the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department violated his rights when investigating the death of his daughter.


Council Cuts Assessor Budget Plan (2007-08-24)
County Council calls for improved cooperation among assessors.


Soldier's Body Arrives at Purdue Airport (2007-08-23)
Army Private First Class Shawn Hensel of Logansport was killed in Baghdad last week.


Purdue Program on Probation (2007-08-22)
The NCAA has placed Purdue on probation for two years for violations centering on the women's basketball program.


Lafayette Ivy Tech Population Nearing Capacity (2007-08-22)
The chancellor of Ivy Tech-Lafayette says there is a need for more buildings at the Creasy Lane campus.


New Monticello Mayor: Need to Restore Stability (2007-08-22)
The new mayor of Monticello is the White County Democratic Party Chairperson.


Endocyte Adding Employees (2007-08-22)
A biosciences company in the Purdue Research Park is expanding.


Clarian-Arnett Effort Focuses on Wellness (2007-08-21)
An expansion of wellness services at Clarian-Arnett Health's Lafayette operations could eventually translate into lower medical costs for employers.


Purdue and Steffeys Agree to Settlement (2007-08-21)
Purdue is providing $500,000 to the family and creating a $100,000 endowment for The Wade Steffey Memorial Scholarship in a settlement with the electrocuted student's family.


Steffey Parents Hope Settlement Serves as Message (2007-08-21)
Dale Steffey and Dawn Adams might establish a family foundation to help make campuses safer.


Law Enforcement Effort Aimed at Drunk Drivers (2007-08-21)
Area law enforcement agencies are taking part in a statewide effort to crackdown on impaired drivers over the Labor Day Holiday.


County Budget Hearings Underway (2007-08-21)
The Tippecanoe County Council will review budget requests and hear public comment Tuesday and Wednesday at the Tippecanoe County Office Building.


WL Budget Concerns Include Health Care, Take-Home Vehicles (2007-08-21)
West Lafayette leaders are considering public comments on the city's proposed budget.


State Department of Health Examining Samples (2007-08-21)
Results from a lead screening on Tippecanoe County children may not be returned for a month.


Final Figures for Budgets Expected Soon (2007-08-21)
Lafayette and West Lafayette leaders continue to grapple with the increasing cost of health insurance.


Steffey Family to Announce "Resolution" (2007-08-20)
The parents of a Purdue student who was accidentally electrocuted are making an announcement Tuesday about the incident.


Reassessment Contract Dispute (2007-08-20)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners hope a contract dispute over property tax reassessments will be settled this week.


Commissioners to Consider Trending Company's Demand for Payment (2007-08-20)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners this morning will consider a demand of payment from the company performing property tax reassessments.


RIAA Waiting to Hear from Purdue Students (2007-08-20)
The cost for a handful of Purdue students to settle with the Recording Industry Association of America is reportedly at $5,000.


Purdue Student Named Fair Queen (2007-08-20)
A Purdue sophomore has been named the 2007 Indiana State Fair Queen.


Public Hearing on WL Budget Set for Today (2007-08-20)
West Lafayette citizens can comment on the city's proposed 2008 budget at a public hearing today.


Purdue Suspends More Fraternities (2007-08-18)
Three more Purdue fraternities have been suspended for alcohol violations.


Thompson and Romney Tie in Local Straw Poll (2007-08-18)
Two presidential candidates are the favorites among Tippecanoe County Republicans.


State Street Reopened After Gas Leak (2007-08-17)
State Street is open this morning following a gas leak.


Freshman to Help Area Non-profits (2007-08-17)
A group of Purdue freshmen will spend tomorrow helping out in the Greater Lafayette Community.


Purdue Ranks in World Report (2007-08-17)
A prominent national publication continues to rank Purdue's engineering and business programs among the best in the country.


Lafayette-based Assessor Threatens Lawsuit (2007-08-17)
The company providing trending services for Tippecanoe County is threatening legal action if it is not paid for work it says has been completed.


Two Purdue Fraternities Suspended (2007-08-17)
Purdue has suspended two fraternities for alcohol policy violations.


Purdue Diver Qualifies for World University Games Finals (2007-08-16)
A Purdue junior will compete in the finals of the three meter springboard at the 2007 World University Games.


Purdue To Test Emergency Text Messaging System (2007-08-16)
Purdue researchers will test the speed and dependability of an emergency text messaging system.


TC Health Department Offers Free Lead Screenings (2007-08-16)
The recent recall of millions of toys with lead paint is prompting the Tippecanoe County Health Department to hold a free screening clinic.


Area Counties Could Face Reassessments (2007-08-16)
Public hearings will be held in Warren and Montgomery counties to help determine if properties are under-valued.


Tippecanoe County Straw Poll (2007-08-16)
Republicans in Tippecanoe County are meeting for a straw poll to pick a presidential contender.


Purdue Freshmen Volunteer Time (2007-08-16)
A group of Purdue freshmen will spend Friday helping out in the Greater Lafayette Community.


Bus Crash Injuries Student (2007-08-16)
A bus crash is marking the first day of classes in the Tippecanoe School Corporation.


Volunteers Needed for History Tour (2007-08-16)
The Indiana Historical society is searching for volunteers who can help history hit the rails this fall.


Tippecanoe School Enrollment Up (2007-08-16)
Preliminary numbers indicate enrollment in the Tippecanoe School Corporation is up by about 200 students.


ACT Scores Up for 2007 (2007-08-16)
Indiana A-C-T scores are on the rise. The state's 2007 high school graduates earned an average score of 22 on the college admission and placement exam.


Mine Accident Investigation Continues (2007-08-16)
The investigation into the deadly mine accident in Gibson County continues.


Bridge Inspection Continues (2007-08-16)
An inspection of a Tippecanoe County bridge similar in design to the one that collapsed in Minneapolis will continue next week.


Soilder From Logansport Dies in Iraq (2007-08-16)
An investigation is underway into the death of a soldier from Logansport.


Dry Summer Affects Cattle Farmers (2007-08-16)
Indiana's hot dry summer is affecting more than just crops.


Tippecanoe Election Board Gets Full-time Employees (2007-08-16)
The Tippecanoe County Board of Election and Registration will soon be run by two full-time co- directors.


New Castle Rioters Prosecuted (2007-08-16)
Efforts are underway in the criminal prosecution of offenders responsible for a prison disturbance in New Castle.


Business Owner Protests Property Taxes (2007-08-16)
One Muncie Taxpayer is making a statement about rising property taxes.


Area Health Network Wants Court Appeal (2007-08-16)
Saint Elizabeth Regional Health wants to appeal a court ruling, which paves the way for a heart surgeon's lawsuit.


Purdue President Will Host Roundtable (2007-08-16)
This month, Purdue President France Cordova will address business and community leaders in Indianapolis.


Indiana Farm Bureau Wants Curb Property Taxes (2007-08-16)
The Indiana Farm Bureau is urging State Fair attendees to let their legislators know it is time to move away from property taxes.


Monticello Mayor to Plead Guilty (2007-08-16)
Monticello mayor Bob Fox has agreed to plead guilty to four felony charges of theft.


Ivy Tech President Makes Changes (2007-08-16)
Ivy Tech's new president is reorganizing the community college's Central Office.


DCS Asking for More Money (2007-08-16)
The Tippecanoe County Department of Child Services is asking the County Council for an appropriation to help pay its bills in a more timely manner.


LSC Teachers To Vote On Contract (2007-08-16)
Members of the Lafayette Education Association are set to vote on a new contract Thursday afternoon.


Case Against St. E Regional Health Moves Ahead (2007-08-16)
A Lafayette heart surgeon's case against the area's two hospitals is moving forward.


Purdue Student Leaders Attend Retreat (2007-08-16)
About 100 Purdue students are taking part in the eighth annual Student Leaders Retreat this week at Camp Tecumseh.


Gas Leak Fixed (2007-08-13)
Officials have cleared up a gas leak in Lafayette.


Thousands Without Verizon Phone Service in Lafayette (2007-08-13)
Verizon crews are working to restore phone service for thousands of customers on Lafayette's east side.


New Purdue Technology Could Help Lead to Smaller, Cooler Laptops (2007-08-13)
A new technology developed at Purdue could lead to smaller laptop computers that stay cool more easily.


Purdue Program Aimed at Cutting Energy Use by Indiana Companies (2007-08-13)
Purdue is ramping up its efforts to help companies across the state improve energy efficiency.


Governor Calls for Review of Great Lakes Water Quality Policy (2007-08-13)
Governor Daniels is calling for a review of state and federal regulations on water quality in the Great Lakes.


Area Schools Growing (2007-08-10)
Preliminary enrollment is up in two Lafayette area school districts.


St. Rep.: Property Tax Relief Needed Now (2007-08-10)
A Lafayette area state representative thinks property tax reform will not occur this year.


Southern Indiana Mine Accident (2007-08-10)
The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration is investigating three deaths at a southern Indiana coal mine.


Tools for Schools Give-Away (2007-08-09)
Tippecanoe County school children in need can get free school supplies this Saturday.


Area Economy Shows Growth (2007-08-09)
The Lafayette-West Lafayette Development Corporation is reporting robust growth in the manufacturing and life sciences sector.


Lafayette Elections Board Positions To Be Full-time (2007-08-09)
The two directors of the Tippecanoe County board of election and registration are set to be full-time employees.


Help Needed for Shelter to Beat the Heat (2007-08-09)
Dozens of people are turning to a local day shelter to escape the heat wave.


George Mitchell to Speak at Purdue (2007-08-09)
Former U.S. Senator will give the keynote address at the Krannert School of Management's Leadership Speakers Series.


TSC Budget Depends on Enrollment, Property Values (2007-08-09)
The Tippecanoe School Corporation is proposing a budget that's about four-percent larger than the current year.


Wabash River Study Moves Into Phase Two (2007-08-09)
A local group is preparing for the second phase of a study of flooding along the Wabash River.


Area Organizations Share Grant Money (2007-08-09)
Nearly two-dozen Lafayette-area organizations are sharing more than 145-thousand dollars to prevent drug, alcohol and tobacco use.


Dry Weather Stressing Trees, Plants (2007-08-09)
Signs of this summer's drought conditions are showing up on trees and grass in the area.


Lafayette Budget Moves Forward (2007-08-07)
The Lafayette City Council approved the proposed 2008 spending plan on first reading.


National Night Out (2007-08-07)
Area law enforcement is encouraging residents to focus on crime prevention.


Party Line Vote for Proposed 2008 WL Budget (2007-08-07)
The proposed 2008 West Lafayette budget has passed the City Council on first reading along party lines.


State Leaders Urge Counties to Impose Income Tax (2007-08-07)
The state's top three lawmakers are pushing a local option income tax at the county level to provide property tax relief.


High Heat and Humidity Remain in Forecast (2007-08-07)
Greater Lafayette will have to deal with the hot temperatures and humidity for a while longer.


Purdue President Seeks Community Input (2007-08-07)
France Cordova is laying the ground work for a new strategic plan.


Wind Turbines OKed for Certain Zoning Areas (2007-08-06)
A new ordinance will allow wind turbines to be built in rural parts of Tippecanoe County.


Shots, Not Spots to Immunize Children for School (2007-08-06)
The Tippecanoe County Health Department is offering a free immunization clinic for children and teens.


United Way Sets Fundraising Goal (2007-08-06)
No change in campaign total reflects economic situation of Lafayette area.


Money for Schools to Prep Engineers (2007-08-06)
Nearly $1.6 million could help area schools implement a pre-engineering program, sponsored locally by Purdue.


INDOT Declares "Stop On Red Week" (2007-08-06)
The Indiana Department of Transportation says 13 motorists were killed and nearly two-thousand were injured last year in red light running crashes on state roads.


Purdue Graduates 1,234 Students (2007-08-06)
Purdue President urges graduates to embrace new beginnings and look within themselves for the power to succeed.


Volunteers Needed to Prevent River Pollution (2007-08-06)
The Tippecanoe County Soil and Water Conservation District is promoting pollution awareness.


County Highway Chief: Bridges are Safe (2007-08-06)
A Tippecanoe County bridge included on list of those to be re-inspected in the state received good marks on recent evaluation.


Heat Testing Abilities of Utilities (2007-08-06)
The hot, humid weather is causing high demand for energy to keep air conditioners running.


Lafayette Advances in CWS Despite Loss (2007-08-06)
Lafayette will play a semi-final game tomorrow night at 7:30 at Loeb Stadium.


Unclaimed Assets Returned (2007-08-03)
Tippecanoe County residents have received nearly $1.5 million in cash and objects they rightfully own.


Bridge Over Wabash River to be Inspected (2007-08-03)
The state Department of Transportation will inspect the eastbound lane of U.S. 52 and twelve other bridges.


TSC Teacher Contract Negotiations (2007-08-03)
Teachers in the Tippecanoe School Corporation have rejected a tentative contract agreement.


New BMV Mobile Unit Stops in Lafayette (2007-08-03)
The state Bureau of Motor Vehicles is launching its new, mobile license branch.


DLGF OKs Tippecanoe County Assessment (2007-08-03)
Tippecanoe and four other counties will not have to reassess property.


WL Mayor: Budget Will Be Cut (2007-08-03)
West Lafayette's budget proposal for next year totals nearly $20-million.


Dalai Lama Visit Planned (2007-08-03)
The spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism is coming to Purdue this fall.


Canned Green Bean Recall (2007-08-03)
A voluntary recall has been issued on certain brands of canned, French-cut green beans.


Ozone Levels High Friday (2007-08-03)
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is warning some residents to limit outdoor activities Friday.


Water Rates in WL, Other Townships will Increase (2007-08-02)
Water rates in West Lafayette and most townships which surround it could increase nearly ten-percent.


WL May Limit Fireworks Use (2007-08-02)
West Lafayette may follow Lafayette's lead when it comes to limiting the use of fireworks.


Lafayette Officials Still Trimming Budget (2007-08-02)
Lafayette officials continue to make cuts to the proposed 2008 budget.


Lafayette Area Tops Some Charts (2007-08-02)
The Lafayette area is receiving high marks in three independent rankings.


Botulism warning Renewed (2007-08-01)
Another suspected case of botulism in Indiana is prompting state health officials to remind residents about a recall of potentially tainted products.


Lafayette Business Receives 500,000 Grant (2007-08-01)
A half-million dollar grant will help a Lafayette company develop and market its web-based patient monitoring system.


Budget Proposal for WL Schools Unveiled (2007-08-01)
The West Lafayette Community School Corporation is reviewing its proposed 2008 budget.


Colt World Series Begins Today (2007-08-01)
Nearly two-dozen baseball games are scheduled for the next week at Loeb Stadium as part of the Colt World Series.


Lafayette Sewer Project Moves Forward (2007-08-01)
An agreement with railroad operator CSX should make it easier for Lafayette officials to move forward with a downtown sewer project.


Best-Selling Author to Speak at Purdue (2007-08-01)
Joyce Carol Oates will give a lecture at Loeb Playhouse on October 30th.


New Rule Will Save Lafayette Landlords Money (2007-08-01)
A new agreement will save Lafayette landlords -- and the city -- a little money.


Wabash National Second Quarter Results (2007-07-31)
Lafayette-based truck-trailer manufacturer expects less production and staff cutbacks.


Congressman Seeking Input on Immigration (2007-07-31)
Community leaders in Frankfort and Crawfordsville are giving their suggestions on illegal immigration.


Lafayette Sanitation Cracks Down on Abuse (2007-07-30)
Lafayette's sanitation department is cracking down on those who abuse the trash collection system.


Program 'Rounds Up' Money for Non-profits (2007-07-30)
Ten non-profit organizations are splitting more than 19- thousand dollars.


CASA Raises Funds for Children (2007-07-30)
A bicycling marathon had raised more than 13-thousand dollars for neglected and abused children in the Tippecanoe County court system.


Principal Named for Saint Mary's (2007-07-30)
Lafayette's Saint Mary Elementary School has a new principal.


Hearing Set for Property Tax Assessments (2007-07-30)
A legislative committee holds another hearing Monday on the current problems with property tax assessment throughout the state.


Hospital Wants Appeal for Court Ruling (2007-07-30)
Saint Elizabeth Regional Health wants to appeal a court ruling, which paves the way for a heart surgeon's lawsuit.


Portion of County Road Closes (2007-07-30)
A portion of County Road 600 North is closed for about three weeks.


High Schoolers take Entrepreneurship Course (2007-07-30)
High school juniors and seniors are on the Purdue campus learning about the world of business.


First Gentleman Given Position at Purdue (2007-07-30)
The husband of Purdue's president has been named the university's director of outreach programs focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education for Discovery Park.


New Downtown Plan for Lafayette Coming (2007-07-27)
Lafayette is preparing for a new strategy to promote its downtown.


Purdue Names Interim Vice Provost (2007-07-27)
A College of Agriculture faculty member is the university's interim vice provost for engagement.


More Indiana Children in Poverty (2007-07-27)
New census figures show the number of Indiana children in poverty is on the rise.


209th Quartermaster Company Returns Friday (2007-07-26)
Tippecanoe County law enforcement agencies will escort members of the 209th Quartermaster Company when they arrive home Friday morning.


Lafayette Mayor: Budget Needs to be Trimmed (2007-07-26)
The city of Lafayette is proposing a $51,669,655 budget for next year.


Long: Now Not the Time for Special Session (2007-07-25)
An Indiana State Senator wants lawmakers to wait until November before implementing any property tax solutions.


Arrangements Set for Former Lafayette Mayor (2007-07-25)
Arrangements are set for long-time Lafayette Mayor Jim Riehle.


Study Shows Students Learn from Games (2007-07-25)
An Indiana educator is using video games to promote learning in the classroom.


Flags Lowered for Former Mayor (2007-07-25)
Flags at all city buildings in Lafayette are being lowered to half-staff to mark the passing of former Mayor Jim Riehle.


Daniels Considers Elimination of Property Taxes (2007-07-25)
Governor Daniels is considering eliminating property taxes.


WL Continues Work on New Sewer Line (2007-07-25)
West Lafayette is beginning the next phase of a project designed to keep sewage out of the Wabash River.


Income Tax Meeting Set for Tippecanoe County (2007-07-25)
Tippecanoe County Council members will discuss lowering an income tax rate at a special meeting Tuesday evening.


Girl Dies in Crash (2007-07-25)
Authorities are investigating an off road vehicle roll-over that killed a ten-year old girl.


No County Reduction in Income Tax (2007-07-25)
Tippecanoe County residents will not see a lower local option income tax rate this year.


Credit Transfers Set for Purdue and Ivy Tech (2007-07-25)
An agreement between Ivy Tech and Purdue's College of Technology is designed to make it easier for students to transfer credits.


Ceremony is set for 209th (2007-07-24)
A public event for the Lafayette-based 209th Quartermaster Company is set for this week.


Residents and Leaders Remember Riehle (2007-07-24)
Long-time Lafayette Mayor Jim Riehle has died. He was battling pancreatic cancer. Riehle was 76.


Purdue Expert provides Insight on Property Taxes (2007-07-24)
A legislative panel examining the state's property tax system is expected to schedule more public forums in the coming weeks.


Ten-year old Dies in Off Road Accident (2007-07-24)
A ten-year-old girl has died in a off road vehicle rollover in Tippecanoe County.


Residents and Leaders Remember Riehle (2007-07-24)
Lafayette residents are mourning the loss of a long-time mayor. Jim Riehle has died. He served as mayor from 1971 to 1995.


More Time Needed to Consider New Tables (2007-07-23)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners are waiting to update cost tables used for property tax assessment.


Lawmakers Looking for Property Tax Solutions (2007-07-23)
A legislative panel examining the state's property tax hearing is expected to schedule more public forums in the coming weeks.


Ownership Change for Linden Ethanol Plant (2007-07-23)
A newly constructed ethanol plant in Montgomery County has a new owner.


Cary Camp Improvement Projects Planned (2007-07-23)
The Tippecanoe County Board of Zoning Appeals will consider a special exception for a new building at Cary Camp.


Habitat Completes Six-Bedroom House (2007-07-22)
The largest house built by Habitat for Humanity of Lafayette is complete.


Harry Potter Finale Draws Hundreds of Local Fans (2007-07-21)
Hundreds of local Harry Potter fans are one step closer to learning how the book series ends.


Lafayette Catholic Schools Name New President (2007-07-21)
The Lafayette Catholic School System has a new president.


African Princess Seeks Help from Purdue (2007-07-21)
The princess of Swaziland, an African nation, is asking Purdue for help.


Assessors React to Property Tax Situation (2007-07-19)
The president of the Indiana Assessors Association says the group saw this year's property tax crisis coming and wonders why state lawmakers did not.


Purdue Computer Problems (2007-07-19)
Purdue officials say 50 people may be at risk for identity theft after a web page containing information about them became available on the internet.


Cordova Makes First Major Public Appearance (2007-07-19)
Purdue President France C rdova will make her first major public appearance today.


Township Official Wants Updated Assessment Tool (2007-07-19)
The Tippecanoe Township Trustee Assessor is urging county commissioners to update cost tables for certain property.


Panel Created to Address Property Taxes (2007-07-19)
Indiana's Supreme Court chief and a former governor will chair a panel charged with addressing the state's property tax problems.


Cordova Promotes Fundraising (2007-07-19)
Purdue President France Cordova is outlining some of her fundraising goals.


Daniels Dismisses County Assessments (2007-07-19)
Many Indiana leaders are applauding Governor Mitch Daniels announcement he plans to throw out Marion County s reassessment, and may do the same in other counties.


Vision 20-20 Director Quits (2007-07-19)
The managing director of Greater Lafayette's Vision 20- 20 program is stepping down.


Professor Recieves Award from Bush (2007-07-19)
A Purdue professor is scheduled to receive the National Medal of Technology from President Bush in a White House ceremony next week.


Lafayette Hearing Authority Slates Two Homes for Demolition (2007-07-19)
Two Lafayette homes are being slated for demolition.


New Lafayette Catholic Schools President (2007-07-19)
The Lafayette Catholic School System is set to announce its next president.


Cumberland Avenue Extension (2007-07-19)
Tippecanoe County is moving forward with a plan to extend Cumberland Avenue.


LHA Recieves Award (2007-07-19)
A local organization that helps poor and disabled residents obtain housing is gaining national recognition.


WLPD Wants Increased Funding (2007-07-19)
The West Lafayette Police Department is asking for more money for cars, guns, and staff.


State Commission to Examine Property Tax Problems (2007-07-18)
Indiana's Supreme Court chief and a former governor will chair a panel charged with addressing the state's property tax problems.


Wisdom-Hylton Out For The Season (2007-07-18)
Purdue Women's Basketball player Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton will miss the 2007-2008 season after suffering a torn ACL.


County Officials Wait to Update Assessment Tool (2007-07-17)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners are waiting to update a property assessment tool.


Indiana Boasts Surplus (2007-07-17)
Indiana finished the fiscal year with about a quarter- billion-dollars more in the bank than expected.


Daniels Leads in Fundraising (2007-07-17)
Governor Mitch Daniels leads potential challengers in fundraising.


Purdue Interim Provost Named (2007-07-17)
Purdue's vice provost for engagement will be its interim provost.


Hamilton Doubts Ability of Iraqi Forces (2007-07-17)
Former Indiana Congressman Lee Hamilton is doubtful Iraqi forces can secure the country on their own.


New Purdue President Starts Job (2007-07-16)
The next chapter in Purdue's history begins today. It is France Cordova's first official day as President of the university.


Faculty Senate Leader Thinks Highly of Cordova (2007-07-16)
The leader of Purdue's Faculty Senate believes the university's new president will be able to face the challenge of shaping the institution's future.


New Search for Amelia Earhart Underway (2007-07-14)
A new expedition is underway to find the remains of a former Purdue faculty member and aviation pioneer.


Vintage Computer Festival set for this weekend at Purdue (2007-07-14)
Ancient computers such as the Commodore 64 are the highlight of an event at Purdue.


Home Builders Blitz underway in Lafayette (2007-07-14)
Professional builders will help two families in the Lafayette area during Habitat for Humanity's annual Home Builders Blitz.


Daniels Appoints New DLGF Commissioner (2007-07-14)
Indiana's Department of Local Government Finance has a new commissioner.


McMullin Takes over for Plomin on WL City Council (2007-07-14)
West Lafayette has a new member on the city council.


Ackerson files paperwork to run against Buyer in 4th District (2007-07-14)
A Democrat is taking a formal step toward running for Congress in the 4th District.


Health Insurance Rates Set to Increase for City Workers (2007-07-13)
The healthcare provider for Lafayette and West Lafayette wants to increase premiums by 24-percent.


Indiana Congressmen Vote on Troop Pullout Proposal (2007-07-13)
Representatives from Indiana remain mostly along party lines on troop withdrawal vote.


Authorities Investigate Deadly I-65 Crash (2007-07-13)
Crash near the White-Tippecanoe County line claims a life.


WL Mayoral Candidate says Temporary Fire Station is a Waste of Money (2007-07-12)
The Republican candidate for mayor of West Lafayette is questioning the decision to build a temporary fire station.


Final Harry Potter Book May Be Printing in Crawfordsville (2007-07-12)
There are indications a Crawfordsville business may be manufacturing the final Harry Potter book.


Refinery Problems Lead To Gas Price Spike (2007-07-12)
An unexpected shutdown at a northern Indiana refinery is causing an increase in gas prices.


Church Collapses in Stockwell (2007-07-12)
A Stockwell church that stood for nearly 150 years is in ruins.


Crash Claims the Life of a Six-Year-Old (2007-07-12)
A Frankfort boy is dead following a one car crash Wednesday morning.


Daniels Moves to deal with Soaring Property Taxes (2007-07-12)
Governor Mitch Daniels says he thinks about soaring property taxes, "every waking minute."


Stone's Suit Against St. E can Move Forward (2007-07-11)
A Lafayette heart surgeon's lawsuit against the operator of the city's two hospitals can move forward.


Roughly 500 Property Assessment Appeals Filed in Tippecanoe County (2007-07-10)
Tippecanoe County's three largest townships have up to 500 new property assessment appeals.


WL Hires More Firefighters (2007-07-10)
Three additional firefighters will be on the job in West Lafayette Wednesday.


Governor Says Special Session Could Provide Property Tax Relief (2007-07-10)
Governor Mitch Daniels says he has NOT ruled out the possibility of a special legislative session to provide property tax relief.


Purdue and Korean Researchers Join to Battle Cancer (2007-07-10)
Researchers from Purdue and the Korean Institute of Science and Technology are teaming up to improve treatment of patients with cancer and other chronic diseases.


Crime Prevention Programs in Lafayette could Depend on Federal Funding (2007-07-10)
Lafayette officials are waiting to hear if the Justice Department will help fund the Weed and Seed initiative.


State Residents Asked to Vote for Top Tourist Sites (2007-07-09)
Indiana's tourism office wants residents to vote on their favorite in-state destinations.


TAF is Searching for New Leader (2007-07-09)
The Executive Director of the Tippecanoe Arts Federation is leaving the organization.


Fines Increase For Speeding In Work Zones (2007-07-09)
Tougher penalties are in place for drivers who speed through construction zones in Indiana.


Plomin Resigns from City Council (2007-07-09)
Republican Matt Plomin cites an anticipated move to Washington as one of the reasons for his decision to leave the West Lafayette City Council


Last Day for Fireworks in Lafayette (2007-07-09)
Today is the last day fireworks can be set off in Lafayette according to tighter restrictions established by the City Council.


County Republican Chair to choose new WL Council Member (2007-07-09)
The Tippecanoe County Republican Party chairman has 30-days to select a new District 1 City Council member in West Lafayette.


Development Corporation Implements Survey (2007-07-09)
The Lafayette-West Lafayette Development Corporation is set to start a program to survey the status of local businesses.


ISTA President Says State Needs to Sink More Money Into Education (2007-07-09)
The outgoing president of the Indiana State Teacher's Association says the state needs to supply more money for education programs and that means more money for teachers.


Purdue Reports Lab Mice Deaths (2007-07-09)
Purdue installing senors and alarms after an air handling unit valve malfunctions, leading to the death of 45 lab mice.


More Construction On SR 26 (2007-07-09)
The Indiana Department of Transportation is breaking ground to add travel lanes to State Road 26.


Indiana to Receive Education Grant (2007-07-09)
Indiana will receive a $5.2-million grant to promote student achievement.


Wabash Riverfest Takes Place Today (2007-07-07)
An annual Lafayette area celebration will highlight the Wabash River's history.


USS Indianapolis Survivors Reunite in Indianapolis (2007-07-07)
Survivors of a World War Two ship that sank in 1945 are reuniting in Indianapolis.


ISP Mourns Master Trooper-Detective (2007-07-06)
A member of the Indiana State Police, who used to work at the Lafayette Post, is the first trooper to be killed on the job since 2003.


Trustees Are Poised to Approve Construction Funding (2007-07-06)
Funding for construction projects is on the agenda for the Purdue trustees.


Property Tax Appeals Window Is Set To Close (2007-07-06)
Property tax appeals in Tippecanoe County are due today.


New Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Deputies (2007-07-06)
Tippecanoe County's Sheriff Department is nearly at full-staff.


Tippecanoe Sheriff Honors Fallen ISP Trooper (2007-07-06)
Sheriff Tracy Brown calls the fatal shooting every officer's worst fear.


Corn Outlook (2007-07-05)
A Purdue agronomist says dry weather over the next couple of weeks could spell disaster for the state s corn crops.


WL Schools To Consider Language Program (2007-07-05)
A new program would teach Spanish to West Lafayette elementary school students.


Purdue Player Transfers (2007-07-05)
A forward for the Purdue basketball team is leaving the university to play for the University of Arkansas Little Rock.


Birck Nanotechnology Center Reopens (2007-07-05)
A Purdue official says the Birck Nanotechnology Center in the university's Discovery Park has reopened after a problem with a faulty mechanical alarm was repaired.


Major Moves Interest Money (2007-07-05)
The state has collected nearly 185-million dollars in interest from its lease of the Indiana toll road.


Purdue Football Player Convicted On One Charge (2007-07-05)
A Purdue football player will be sentenced next month after a jury convicted him of resisting law enforcement.


Molly's Law Goes Into Effect (2007-07-05)
Changes to the procedure for handling missing person reports are now in effect under a new state regulation.


CityBus Looking to Expand Service (2007-07-05)
CityBus is inviting the public to review proposals for expanding service on Lafayette's south side.


New Rules Move Home-Based Auto-Repair Shops Inside (2007-07-05)
New home-based businesses in Tippecanoe County that repair automobiles must now do all of their work indoors.


New County Jobs (2007-07-04)
Two new full-time positions have been approved by Tippecanoe County Commissioners.


Refrigerant Leak Closes Birck Nanotechnology Center (2007-07-04)
The interim Purdue Fire Department chief says crews are still looking for the source of a refrigerant leak at the Birck Nanotechnology Center.


Cigarettes and the FDA (2007-07-04)
Indiana Congressman Baron Hill is being pressured to support a bill giving authority over tobacco to the Food and Drug Administration.


Micon on Heating Law (2007-07-04)
A new state law temporarily eliminates an energy tax for some low-income residents.


WL City Council Supports Income Tax Changes (2007-07-03)
Proposed changes to the income tax are moving forward to other members of the Tippecanoe County Income Tax Council.


Lafayette Rejects Sewage Tunnel Bid (2007-07-03)
The Lafayette Board of Works has rejected the lone bid for a downtown sewer project.


Lafayette Establishes Fireworks Restrictions (2007-07-03)
Tighter restrictions on the use of fireworks are now in place in Lafayette.


Bio-Fuel Users Exempt from Special Tax (2007-07-02)
A Lafayette area state representative says a new Indiana law allows some people to help reduce fuel emissions without having to pay a special tax.


Purdue Releases Independent Review of Steffey Death (2007-07-02)
Little new information revealed in report by independent consultants.


New Leadership at Ivy Tech (2007-07-02)
Ivy Tech's new president is on the job full-time. Businessman Tom Snyder was selected for the post earlier this year and has paid at least one visit to the Lafayette campus.


Ivy Tech Adds Five to Board of Trustees (2007-07-02)
The make-up of the Ivy Tech State Board of Trustees has changed with the addition of five new members.


Commissioners Approve Hotel Plans (2007-07-02)
Plans are moving ahead for a new hotel in Tippecanoe County. Commissioners have approved rezoning a five-acre site on U-S 52 just outside the West Lafayette city limits.


Calvary Chapel Arson Sentencings (2007-06-30)
Two teenagers who pleaded guilty to burglarizing and setting fire to a Lafayette church have been sentenced to more than ten years in prison.


Huntington National Bank Robbery (2007-06-30)
Lafayette law enforcement officials are investigating the second robbery at the Huntington National Bank in less than three months.


Fatal Motorcycle Crash (2007-06-30)
Indiana State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on State Road 26.


Purdue Names Buildings after Jischkes (2007-06-30)
Purdue continues to honor its outgoing President and his wife. The university is naming buildings after Martin and Patty Jischke.


Purdue Celebrating End of Fundraising Campaign (2007-06-29)
Purdue's seven-year fundraising effort is ended easily exceeding its goal.


Congressman Seeks 9th Term (2007-06-29)
Congressman Steve Buyer is running for re-election.


Local Leaders Continue Examining Changes to Income Tax Rate (2007-06-29)
Members of the Tippecanoe County Income Tax Council have more information to review over proposed changes to the income tax rate.


Parties Slating Municipal Candidates (2007-06-29)
The two major political parties in Tippecanoe County are rounding out their list of candidates for the municipal election.


Lamkin's Leadership Comes to a Close (2007-06-29)
Ivy Tech President Jerry Lamkin is spending is final days as leader of the community college.


Purdue Sharing Nano Grant (2007-06-29)
Purdue researchers are sharing a $2 million grant to advance semiconductor capabilities.


Former Purdue Football Player Sentenced to 37 Years in Prison (2007-06-29)
A former Purdue football player has been sentenced to nearly 40 years in prison for attempted rape, criminal confinement and battery.


Columbian Park Zoo to Re-Open Saturday (2007-06-29)
The Columbian Park Zoo is set to re-open after more than two years of renovations.


Purdue Board of Trustees Changing (2007-06-28)
The Purdue Board of Trustees will have two new members next month.


Purdue Reviewing Results of Diversity Assessment (2007-06-28)
Purdue officials are sifting through results of its Diversity Assessment.


U.S 52 Undergoes Lane Restrictions (2007-06-28)
Lane restrictions are set for today on U-S 52 near the Tate and Lyle South Plant in Lafayette.


Lafayette Honoring Former Mayor (2007-06-28)
A quilt will hang in Lafayette City Hall to commemorate the railroad relocation project and honor former mayor Jim Riehle.


Lafayette Officials Honor Former Mayor (2007-06-28)
Former Lafayette Mayor James Riehle is being honored by local officials today.


Judge Rules in Favor of Smoking Ban (2007-06-27)
A Tippecanoe County judge has rejected a legal challenge to West Lafayette's smoke-free workplace ordinance.


Lawyers Review Smoking Ban Decision (2007-06-27)
The lawyer representing West Lafayette in the challenge to the smoke-free workplace ordinance believes the ruling from Judge Tom Busch could encourage other cities and towns to establish similar rules.


West Lafayette Proposes Income Tax Decrease (2007-06-27)
West Lafayette is expected to initiate a decrease in the county's existing 1.1% income tax.


Indiana Kicks off Anti-Smoking Campaign (2007-06-27)
Indiana leaders are launching a campaign to keep residents residents from smoking.


Ivy Tech Offers Workplace Spanish Course (2007-06-27)
Ivy Tech Community College is offering Spanish language courses for the workplace.


WL Receives FEMA Reimbursement (2007-06-26)
The city of West Lafayette is being reimbursed for money it spent cleaning up after February's snow emergency.


Worker Remains In Critical Condition (2007-06-26)
A window washer who was injured at Purdue's Armstrong Hall over the weekend remains in critical condition at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.


Cordova Set To Speak At Black Expo (2007-06-26)
France Cordova will make her first major public appearance as Purdue president during the Indiana Black Expo next month.


Indiana State Fair Bans Trans Fat Cooking Oil (2007-06-26)
Indiana is the first in the nation to ban trans fat cooking oils from its state fair.


Possible Challenger For Buyer (2007-06-26)
A Zionsville attorney expects to make a decision soon on whether to run for Congress in the 4th District.


Daniels Eager To Work WIth Cordova (2007-06-26)
Daniels says France Cordova will maintain Purdue's role as a driving force in the state's economy .


Opening Statements Today In Buddhi Trial (2007-06-26)
Opening statements are set for this morning in the trial of a Purdue graduate student accused of making online threats against President Bush and other top U.S. officials.


Climatologist Says Indiana Drought Conditions Could End Soon (2007-06-25)
A state climatologist says weekend rain should be enough to end drought conditions in parts of Indiana.


Purdue Flight Team Captures Trophy (2007-06-25)
Purdue has claimed first place in the collegiate division of an all-female flight competition.


Buddhi Trial Begins (2007-06-25)
The trial of a former Purdue graduate student accused of making threats against President Bush and other administration officials is set to begin today.


Purdue Researcher Develops New Alzheimer's Drug (2007-06-25)
A new drug developed in part by a Purdue researcher could revolutionize the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.


Unidentified Man Dies in Tippecanoe County Crash (2007-06-23)
Tippecanoe County officials are working to identify a man who died early this morning in a one-vehicle crash.


Indiana Bird Populations Declining (2007-06-22)
A new study suggests that the population of some common Indiana birds is half of what it was 40 years ago.


Several Area Organizations Recieve Grants (2007-06-22)
Five Greater Lafayette cultural organizations will be able to improve their programs thanks to grants from North Central Health Services.


Indiana Cigarette Tax Hike Takes Affect July 1st (2007-06-22)
The cigarette tax in Indiana is scheduled to increase by 44-cents-per-pack July 1st.


Two Local Healthcare Providers Join Electronic Patient Filesharing Network (2007-06-22)
Lafayette's two major health-care providers are joining a state-wide clinical messaging service network.


Buddhi Awaits Trial in Jail (2007-06-22)
The former Purdue student accused of threatening the President and other top administration officials is spending the weekend in jail while awaiting trial.


Sally Mason Heading to Iowa (2007-06-21)
Purdue Provost Sally Mason will be the next president of the University of Iowa.


Cordova to Begins Job in July (2007-06-21)
Purdue's incoming president will take over next month.


Hunger Hike Fundraising Increasing (2007-06-21)
This year's Hunger Hike in the Lafayette area has already raised about $20,000.


Delarosa Receives Maximum Sentence (2007-06-21)
Cesar Delarosa has been sentenced to 14 years in prison plus six on probation for the July 2006 crash that killed nine-year-old Jimmy DeBoy.


Plans for Hotel Move Forward (2007-06-21)
The Tippecanoe County Area Plan Commission is recommending county commissioners approve rezoning land just outside the West Lafayette city limits from residential to general business.


Delarosa Sentencing Set for This Morning (2007-06-21)
A Lafayette man faces up to 14 years in prison for a crash that killed a nine-year-old boy last summer.


Businesses Need Smoke Free Signs (2007-06-21)
West Lafayette leaders are reminding business owners about a signage requirement in the new smoke-free workplace ordinance.


WL To Update GIS Maps (2007-06-20)
New aerial maps will highlight West Lafayette's sewer and stormwater lines.


Mason Heads to Iowa (2007-06-20)
Purdue's provost is expected to become the new president at the University of Iowa.


Full-Day Kindergarten Training (2007-06-20)
Teachers from across Indiana are learning more about full day kindergarten.


Decision Expected Soon in Smoking Ban Challenge (2007-06-20)
Both sides in the legal challenge to West Lafayette's smoke-free workplace ordinance are confident the judge will rule in their favor.


Extended Stay Hotel Possible In WL (2007-06-20)
The Tippecanoe County Area Plan Commission will consider a request tonight to rezone property in West Lafayette to make way for a new hotel.


Judge To Hear Arguments in Heart Surgeon's Lawsuit (2007-06-20)
Arguments will be heard in Tippecanoe Superior Court in a lawsuit filed by a Clarian-Arnett heart surgeon against the operator of Lafayette's two hospitals.


Judge Considers Motion To Dismiss Case Against SERH (2007-06-20)
A Tippecanoe County judge is considering whether to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the operator of Lafayette's two hospitals.


Plans for Upgrades to WL Wastewater Treatment Plant Move Forward (2007-06-19)
The West Lafayette Board of Works approved a 750-thousand dollar contract for a company to oversee improvements to the Wastewater Treatment plant..


SIA Expansion Creates More Jobs Than Expected (2007-06-19)
More jobs are being created at the Subaru of Indiana Automotive plant.


Sidewalks On 15 Lafayette Streets To Be Fixed (2007-06-19)
The city of Lafayette will pay more than 300-thousand dollars to replace damaged sidewalks.


Governor Touting Accomplishments (2007-06-18)
Just days after announcing his bid for re-election, Governor Mitch Daniels used a stop in Lafayette to make a pitch for a second term.


Klinker Disappointed by Tax Relief Inaction (2007-06-18)
A state representative from the Lafayette area is concerned Tippecanoe County officials will miss out on an opportunity for property tax relief.


Purdue Professor wins World Food Prize (2007-06-18)
A Purdue professor has won agriculture's version of the Nobel Prize.


Study Shows Declining Bird Populations (2007-06-18)
A new study is suggesting that the population of some Indiana birds is half of what it was 40 years ago.


Coal Plant Hearings Commence (2007-06-18)
A series of hearings gets underway Monday to decide if Duke Energy and Vectren can build a new coal plant in southwest Indiana.


Electricity Restored After Outage (2007-06-18)
More than 700 Tippecanoe County residents were without power this morning.


Buyer Promotes VA Funding Bill (2007-06-18)
Indiana Congressman Steve Buyer is commending a house committee on the passage of a Veterans Affairs funding bill.


Animation Depicts 9/11 Attacks (2007-06-18)
A computer visualization of the September 11th terrorist attacks could save lives in the future.


Purdue Seniors Compete in Air Race (2007-06-18)
Two aviation technology students from Purdue are taking flight Tuesday in a national air race.


Daniels Promises Change for Indiana (2007-06-18)
Governor Mitch Daniels formally announced he will run for a second term and says big changes are in store for Indiana.


Central Catholic Wins State Baseball Championship (2007-06-16)
Lafayette's Central Catholic High School is celebrating a state baseball championship for the second time since 2004.


Purdue's Wisdom-Hylton Heads to Russia (2007-06-16)
A senior on the Purdue women's basketball team will head to Russia to take part in an international basketball competiton.


Local Amateur Chefs Compete at Taste of Tippecanoe (2007-06-16)
A competition featuring local amateur chefs is one of the new highlights of the Taste of Tippecanoe.


Daniels Expected to Run for Second Term (2007-06-16)
Indiana's governor is expected to announce his re- election bid today at Butler University.


Indianapolis Airport Goes Smoke Free (2007-06-15)
Indianapolis International Airport will be the first in the country to go smoke free.


Tippecanoe Property Taxes Due (2007-06-15)
Today is the deadline for Tippecanoe County residents to pay the first installment of their property taxes.


Purdue Expert on ISS Computer Problem (2007-06-15)
A computer systems expert at Purdue thinks the crew at the International Space Station has a lot of work to do on its computer troubles.


Sheriff Outlines Budget Requests (2007-06-15)
The Tippecanoe County Sheriff is giving a preview of his budget proposal for the upcoming year.


Purdue Dean Leaving University (2007-06-14)
Purdue's College of Education Dean is moving West.


Subaru of Indiana Marks Ten Years of Giving (2007-06-14)
A local automaker is marking ten years of awarding grants to charitable organizations.


Attorney General: Governor Can't Suspend Gas Tax (2007-06-14)
The state Attorney General believes the Governor does NOT have the authority to suspend the sales tax on gasoline.


Purdue Professor Warns of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (2007-06-14)
Global warming research, done in part by a Purdue professor, shows major changes are needed to lessen the negative impact on Earth's climate.


TSC Names New Elementary School (2007-06-14)
The Tippecanoe School Corporation is naming a new elementary school after an American Indian tribe that used to inhabit the area.


Car Collision Injures One (2007-06-14)
A Lafayette man sustained head injuries following a two vehicle crash yesterday.


Mason Meets With Iowa Students (2007-06-14)
Purdue Provost Sally Mason will interview with campus groups at the University of Iowa today.


Bayh Amendment Passes Senate (2007-06-14)
The U.S. Senate has passed an amendment authored by Indiana Senator Evan Bayh which sets fuel consumption mileposts.


Seminars Teach Property Appeal Process (2007-06-14)
Tippecanoe County property owners can learn how to appeal the assessed value of their property.


Purdue Professor to Study Airborn Pollution on Farms (2007-06-14)
Gas and airborne pollutants from livestock operations will be measured by Purdue researchers through a 14- point-six-million dollar study.


Farmers Starting to See Effects of Low Rainfall (2007-06-13)
Indiana farmers and gardeners say they are starting to see the effects of a dry June.


Sentencing Set for Teens in Church Arson (2007-06-13)
Two teens plead guilty to crimes related to 2005 church arson.


Purdue President Receives First Armstrong Medal (2007-06-13)
Neil Armstrong returned to his alma mater to present the medal named in his honor.


Modular Unit Planned for Cary Home for Children (2007-06-13)
Tippecanoe County is considering a modular building to house girls at Cary Home for Children.


Public Input Sought On Cumberland Ave. Improvements (2007-06-13)
West Lafayette officials will discuss the Cumberland Avenue improvement project at a public meeting tonight.


Tippecanoe Child Services Deals With Overdue Bills (2007-06-13)
The Department of Child Services office in Tippecanoe County is facing overdue bills again.


County DCS Still Behind On Bills (2007-06-13)
Tippecanoe County's Department of Child Services office owes nearly two-million dollars in overdue bills.


County Council Decides Against Tax (2007-06-13)
The Tippecanoe County Council will not try to impose an income tax this year for property tax relief.


Purdue Conference to Examine Tobacco Use (2007-06-13)
Health care providers, community members, and local government officials will meet at Purdue to discuss the effects of tobacco use and secondhand smoke on women and children.


New Hospital Gets a Name (2007-06-12)
St. Elizabeth East will have 150 private patient rooms and should be ready before 2010.


WL Fire Station Might Cost More Than Anticiapted (2007-06-12)
Bids for a temporary fire station are more than 100-thousand dollars higher than estimate


No Evidence of Foul Play in Hog Barn Fire (2007-06-12)
A fire which destroyed a hog barn in Otterbein has no evidence of foul play.


Lafayette Police Step up Patrol (2007-06-12)
The Lafayette Police Department will soon roll out a Street Crimes Unit.


Grant to Purdue Designed to Help African Farmers (2007-06-12)
An 11.4 million dollar grant to Purdue Agriculture will help African farmers.


Lafayette Police Host Blood Drive (2007-06-12)
Lafayette Police are helping boost the state's blood supply.


Company Offers To Buy State Horse Tracks (2007-06-11)
A company headed by the founder of Indiana Downs hopes to buy out other owners of the state's two horse- racing tracks.


Plea Deal In Church Arson (2007-06-11)
A teen has pleaded guilty to starting a fire that destroyed a Lafayette church in 2005.


Blood Drives Honor Fallen Officers (2007-06-11)
A blood drive at the Lafayette Police Department will honor Indiana officers killed in the line of duty.


Purdue Captures Javelin Title (2007-06-11)
Purdue has its first national track and field title since 2002.


County Republicans To Hold Straw Poll (2007-06-11)
Tippecanoe County Republicans are trying to figure out who is the best presidential candidate.


Local Restaurant Featured On Food Network (2007-06-11)
The Diners, Drive-ins and Dives series filmed at West Lafayette's Triple X Family Restaurant in March.


Creasy Lane Reopens (2007-06-11)
Creasy Lane in Lafayette has reopened after crews repaired a gas leak this morning.


Sally Mason Interviewing for Iowa Job (2007-06-11)
Purdue's provost is a candidate vying to be president of the University of Iowa.


Gas Leak Closes Creasy Lane (2007-06-11)
A portion of Creasy Lane in Lafayette is shut down due to a gas leak.


Indiana To Stockpile Flu Medications (2007-06-11)
Indiana is stockpiling 650-thousand doses of antiviral medication to guard against a possible flu pandemic.


Electronic Tolling To Begin On IndianaToll Road (2007-06-11)
Motorists on the Indiana Toll Road will be able to use electronic tolling by the end of the month.


New County Library Opens (2007-06-11)
The Klondike Branch of the Tippecanoe County Public Library is located at Klondike and Lindberg roads in West Lafayette.


Harrison Quiz Bowl Team National Champs (2007-06-11)
The Harrison High School Quiz Bowl team is this year's National Academic Champion.


Fire Kills Animals, Officials Investigate (2007-06-08)
The state fire marshal is investigating a hog farm fire near Otterbein.


Millions In Assets Waiting to Be Claimed (2007-06-08)
More than $350-million in forgotten assets is waiting to be claimed from the Indiana Attorney General's office.


Hockmeyer Structural Biology Building Receives Final Approval (2007-06-08)
Construction on a new structural biology building at Purdue and improvements at the Indiana Veterans Home are have been approved by the state's Budget Committee.


University Street Named After Jischke (2007-06-08)
Intramural Drive on Pudue's West Lafayette campus is now Martin Jischke Drive.


US Postal Service Hosts Passport Fairs (2007-06-08)
The US Postal Service is hosting three passport fairs in Indiana today to help deal with a backlog of applications.


Tax Deadline Draws Near (2007-06-08)
Homeowners have until Monday to file for property tax deductions.


Police Search for Suspected Robber (2007-06-08)
Lafayette Police are looking for a suspect in a convenience store robbery.


High Winds Cause Power Outages (2007-06-08)
Duke Energy says power has been restored to more than 6,000 customers in Tippecanoe County.


Crash Involves Five Lafayette Teenagers (2007-06-08)
The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department says alcohol may have been a factor in a single-vehicle accident involving five Lafayette teenagers.


Jischke Takes On New Role (2007-06-08)
Purdue President Martin Jischke is taking over as Chairman of Wabash National Corporation.


Area Schools Hold Steady In Rankings (2007-06-07)
A report by the state Department of Education ranks all of Indiana's public schools.


Plans for Temporary Fire Station Move Forward (2007-06-07)
West Lafayette's Fire Chief says construction on a temporary fire station could begin in the next couple of weeks.


CityBus Ridership Jumps (2007-06-07)
More people in the Lafayette area are using public transportation.


Police Say Kidnapping Report Was A Hoax (2007-06-07)
Indiana State Police say a Carroll County teenager could face legal action for lying about being abducted.


Area Singers Visit U.S. Capital (2007-06-07)
Members of the Bach Chorale are traveling to Washington D.C. for two concerts.


Cumberland To Get New Roof (2007-06-07)
The West Lafayette Community School Corporation is approving a new roof for Cumberland Elementary School.


Taste of Tippecanoe Set for June 16th (2007-06-07)
Final preparations are underway for the 26th Annual Taste of Tippecanoe.


Stem Cell Bill Passes Without Buyer's Support (2007-06-07)
Indiana Congressman Steve Buyer disagrees with a proposal that could expand stem cell research.


Indiana Rivers Rally (2007-06-06)
Purdue is set to host a conference highlighting the state's water resources.


Purdue Contributing to Google Library Project (2007-06-06)
Purdue and other Big Ten universities are partnering with Google to make thousands of books available in a digital form.


New Tools for Caregivers (2007-06-06)
More Lafayette area residents caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia now know how to access support services.


Plans to Develop Riverfront Move Forward (2007-06-06)
Two local organizations are helping with plans to develop the Lafayette-area section of the Wabash River.


New State Drivers License and ID Card (2007-06-06)
Indiana is moving forward with a digital drivers license and state ID card.


Police Looking for Suspect in Kidnapping (2007-06-06)
Indiana State Police are looking for a man they say abducted a Carroll County teenager yesterday afternoon.


Gates Foundation Funding Purdue Project (2007-06-06)
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is giving Purdue researchers more than eleven-million dollars.


New Hospital Name to be Unveiled (2007-06-05)
Saint Elizabeth Regional Health will break ground for its new hospital Tuesday and announce the facility's name.


Smoking Ordinance Legal Challenge (2007-06-05)
The city of West Lafayette is encouraging a judge to throw out a legal challenge to its smoke-free workplace ordinance.


New Stretch of Tapawingo is Open (2007-06-05)
A new stretch of road is officially open in West Lafayette.


Health Department Fines Approved (2007-06-05)
Tippecanoe County food vendors who repeatedly violate health codes will now face fines.


Trial of Former Purdue Grad Student Moves Forward (2007-06-05)
The trial of a former Purdue graduate student, charged with making online threats, is moving ahead.


Lafayette Developers Seek Permission to Rezone (2007-06-05)
Plans to re-zone two sites in Lafayette are moving forward.


Lafayette City Council Supports Fireworks Restrictions (2007-06-05)
Tighter restrictions on fireworks use in Lafayette are closer to becoming a reality.


Drowning Death Investigation Continues (2007-06-05)
An autopsy is set for today on the body of a West Lafayette man who drowned over the weekend.


Lafayette Updates Animal Control Ordinance (2007-06-05)
A revised animal control ordinance for Lafayette is now on the books.


Purdue Building Sustains Water Damage (2007-06-05)
An emergency shower in Matthews Hall on the Purdue campus has caused about 100-thousand dollars damage.


Tapawingo Drive Opens Today (2007-06-05)
The new road in West Lafayette connects State Road 26 near Wabash Landing to U.S. 231.


Grants Could Help Youth Offenders in Tippecanoe County (2007-06-05)
Tippecanoe County could receive two-million dollars in grants related to crime prevention.


WL Man Dies from Apparent Accidental Drowning (2007-06-04)
Police are investigating the apparent accidental drowning of a West Lafayette man.


Vote Means Church May Be Closer to Unification (2007-06-04)
The Indiana United Methodist Church may be taking a step toward unification.


Daniels Thinks Health Plan Will Reduce Smoking (2007-06-04)
Governor Mitch Daniels says despite less money for smoking cessation programs than he had hoped for, the state's new health-insurance package will help residents quit smoking.


Tax Would Help With WL Library Upkeep (2007-06-04)
The West Lafayette city council will consider a proposed tax to fund repairs at the public library.


Lane Restrictions Today on SR 43 (2007-06-04)
Lane restrictions are planned for State Road 43 in Tippecanoe County today .


Wells Yeager Best to Close (2007-06-04)
Lafayette's oldest pharmacy will close this week.


Method May Make Medicating Pets Easier (2007-06-04)
A Purdue Research Park corporation is joining with an animal health company to improve the way people medicate their pets.


Lafayette Fireworks Ordinance Up for Vote (2007-06-04)
The Lafayette City Council is set to vote on a proposal to limit the use of fireworks.


New Fines Possible for County Restaurant Owners (2007-06-04)
Tippecanoe County restaurant owners who do not follow health codes may soon be facing fines.


Mayors Not Sure About Optional Income Tax (2007-06-04)
Local government leaders are moving cautiously when it comes to providing property tax relief with an income tax.


Church to Vote on Possible Unification (2007-06-01)
Part of the Indiana United Methodist Church is voting this afternoon on whether to move forward with unification.


Purdue Police Looking for Attempted Kidnapping Suspect (2007-06-01)
Purdue Police are looking for a man suspected of trying to kidnap a female jogger on campus Friday morning.


Purdue Names New VP of IT and CIO (2007-05-31)
The new vice president for information technology and chief information officer at Purdue is the interim administrator.


WL Student Out of National Spelling Bee (2007-05-31)
A West Lafayette Junior High School student is out of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.


Construction Planned for State Road (2007-05-31)
Lane restrictions are planned for State Road 43 in Tippecanoe County Friday afternoon.


Area Student Avances in Spelling Bee (2007-05-31)
A West Lafayette Junior High School student will compete in the second day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.


Buyer Supports New Presidential Candidate (2007-05-31)
Congressman Steve Buyer is formally joining the effort to recruit a presidential candidate.


Ivy Tech Raises Tuition (2007-05-31)
The Ivy Tech Board of Trustees has approved a tuition increase for the institution.


Power Companies Ready For Summer (2007-05-31)
Indiana power companies say they are confident they have plenty of juice to handle demand in the summer heat.


McCartney Named IT Vice President (2007-05-31)
The new vice president for information technology and chief information officer at Purdue is the interim administrator.


Purdue History Dept. Mourns Colleagues Death (2007-05-30)
A Purdue employee has died in a morning car crash.


West Lafayette Speller Advancing at Bee (2007-05-30)
A West Lafayette seventh grade student is moving onto round five of the Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday.


F-15 Crash (2007-05-30)
The military is investigating the crash of a Missouri Air National Guard F-15 in Southwest Indiana.


Lafayette Considers New Fireworks Restrictions (2007-05-30)
Lafayette residents may face new restrictions on when they can set off fireworks.


Area student competes to be top speller (2007-05-30)
A West Lafayette junior high student is competing in the 80th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.


Daniels to speak in Lafayette (2007-05-30)
Governor Mitch Daniels is coming to Lafayette in June.


Construction scheduled for arts center (2007-05-30)
Construction on a performing arts center at Jefferson High School is expected to begin the first week in July.


State targets weekend boaters (2007-05-30)
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is cracking down on boaters.


Sycamore Lane Closed for Pavement Repairs (2007-05-30)
A West Lafayette street will be closed for at least a day and a half to allow for some pavement repairs.


Community gathers to honor fallen soldiers (2007-05-29)
The National Anthem helped kick off this year's Memorial Day service at Columbian Park in Lafayette.


Law protects businesses, residents (2007-05-29)
The Indiana Attorney General's office is reporting success in the first few months of the Do Not Fax law.


Purdue summer camp will introduce students to engineering (2007-05-29)
A conference on the Purdue campus will analyze the economic cost of global warming.


Salisbury curb and sidewalk improvements in store (2007-05-29)
The city of West Lafayette will replace sidewalks and curbs on a section of Salisbury Street over the next couple of months.


Diversity promoted in College of Technology (2007-05-29)
Two programs in Purdue's College of Technology will promote diversity among its students.


Student prepares for national spelling bee (2007-05-29)
A West Lafayette junior high student is getting ready for the National Spelling Bee.


New trailer for TEMA (2007-05-29)
A federal program has helped area emergency management officials purchase a new mobile operations post.


Jischke prepares for retirement (2007-05-29)
Purdue's outgoing president is making plans for after retirement.


Fundraiser falling slightly short (2007-05-29)
The Tippecanoe County Chapter of the Red Cross is a little short of its goal for the Heroes fundraising campaign.


Researchers target airline security (2007-05-29)
Transportation officials may be able to determine the exact seating location of sick or dangerous passengers aboard aircraft.


Area residents honor soldiers, veterans (2007-05-28)
Residents, veterans and leaders from the community gathered for the annual Memorial Day parade and service today at Columbian Park.


Better engines, fuel efficiency (2007-05-28)
A team of Purdue researchers hopes to help reduce the sting of record prices at the pump by improving the fuel efficiency of automotive engines.


Researchers work to develop more efficient engine (2007-05-25)
As drivers face rising gas prices and the push for alternative fuels continues to swell, some Purdue researchers are hoping to boost fuel efficiency by re- designing conventional automotive engines.


Prison riot report reveals undertraining, lack of supervision (2007-05-25)
Undertrained staff and not enough guidance for out-of- state inmates -- those observations are part of a newly released report from Indiana Department of Corrections Commissioner David Donahue on the New Castle Prison riots a month ago.


Fair gathers artists 'Round the Fountain' (2007-05-25)
More artists from the Lafayette area are taking part in this year's Round the Fountain Art Fair.


Mayoral challenger begins campaign (2007-05-25)
The Republican candidate for Lafayette mayor is officially starting his campaign.


New consequences for some deadbeat parents (2007-05-25)
The state Department of Insurance is suspending agents' licenses because they're deadbeat parents.


Emergency response task forces created (2007-05-25)
Homeland security districts across the state are forming emergency response task forces.


Federal government could fund children's health insurance (2007-05-25)
Nearly one-Billion dollars from the Federal government could be on the way to fund the state children's health insurance program.


Floyd honored at reception (2007-05-24)
The out-going superintendent of the West Lafayette School Corporation is reflecting on his time in office.


Officials investigate statewide smoking ban (2007-05-24)
Indiana health officials will take a closer look at a statewide smoking ban.


Speed limit lowered for part of I-65 (2007-05-24)
Driving between the Lafayette area and Indianapolis could take longer this summer.


Congressmen respond to rising gas prices (2007-05-24)
Two Indiana Congressmen are preparing legislation in response to rising gas prices.


Sonic boom hits Lafayette area (2007-05-24)
An F-16 flying over the Lafayette area caused a sonic boom yesterday.


Health commissioner hopes to promote state health (2007-05-24)
Indiana Health Commissioner Dr. Judy Monroe says now is a perfect time to promote better health for state residents.


Indiana Won't Host Super Bowl (2007-05-23)
Indiana will have to wait a few more years for a chance to play host to the biggest football game in the country.


WL Road Project to Reduce Speeds, Improve Pedestrian Safety (2007-05-23)
West Lafayette officials are taking steps to reduce speed and improve pedestrian safety on a city road.


Security Upped at Statehouse (2007-05-23)
Security is being tightened at the State House in Indianapolis.


Clinton County to Turn Waste Into Energy (2007-05-23)
Clinton County officials hope to break ground this fall on a project to turn waste into energy.


Daniels Urged to Suspend Gas Tax (2007-05-23)
Indiana House Speaker Patrick Bauer is urging the Governor to suspend the state's gas tax.


Seatbelt Campaign Focuses on Night Driving (2007-05-22)
Area police departments are joining a statewide seatbelt campaign and are putting a special emphasis on nighttime driving.


County Still Considering Juvenile Justice Center (2007-05-22)
Tippecanoe County's Youth Services Director continues to make a case for building a local juvenile detention center.


Trending Compromise Reached (2007-05-22)
The Tippecanoe County Assessor and the company hired to complete property tax reassessments have reached a compromise.


Bio-fuel Conference Meets at Purdue (2007-05-22)
A conference is underway on the Purdue campus focusing on bio-fuels.


Buyer Announces Job Fair (2007-05-22)
Congressman Steve Buyer is organizing another job fair in an attempt to boost the state's economy.


Deadly Fire Ruled Arson (2007-05-22)
A deadly Crawfordsville fire is being ruled as arson.


Purdue Prepares for CERN Experiment (2007-05-21)
An army of computer research scientists at Purdue is preparing for the world's largest scientific experiment.


Graduation a Final One for Lamkin (2007-05-21)
Ivy Tech Community College President Gerald Lamkin has worn his traditional cap and gown for the last time during commencement ceremonies.


Formal Super Bowl Pitch Set (2007-05-21)
State officials are set to make a formal pitch to host Super Bowl 45 in Indianapolis.


Beetle Raises Statewide Concerns (2007-05-21)
A beetle that destroys ash trees is causing concern for entomologists.


Purdue Researchers Create Hydrogen Development Process (2007-05-21)
Purdue Scientists are one step closer to replacing gasoline with a hydrogen substitute.


Food Violation Penalties Analyzed (2007-05-21)
The Tippecanoe County Health Department is proposing fines for critical food code violations.


President Transition Timeline is Approved (2007-05-18)
Purdue trustees have also approved a plan to extend President Martin Jischke's contract by one month.


Efforts to Clean Wabash River (2007-05-18)
Organizers are hoping more volunteers will show up for this year's De-Trash the Wabash effort in Greater Lafayette.


Utah Sues Eli Lilly (2007-05-18)
Eli Lilly is facing another lawsuit over its anti-psychotic drug Zyprexa.


Future for Historic Buildings Uncertain (2007-05-18)
The Wabash Valley Trust for Historic Preservation is looking for public input on the future of four historic buildings on the grounds of the Indiana State Veterans Home.


Mackey Plan Moves Forward (2007-05-18)
A multi-million dollar facelift for Mackey Arena is moving forward. Purdue trustees have approved plans for more than 80- million dollars in improvements to center that houses Boilermaker basketball.


Purdue Trustees Approve Tuition Hike (2007-05-18)
Tuition at Purdue is going up. The Board of Trustees has approved a four-and-a-half percent hike in each of the next two school years.


Company Recalls 65 Tons of Beef (2007-05-18)
A Michigan based distributor is recalling 130-thousand- pounds of beef because of possible E. coli contamination.


LSC Breaks Ground on Performing Arts Building (2007-05-18)
Lafayette School Corporation officials will break ground today on a seven-million dollar Performing Arts building at Jefferson High School.


Crawfordsville Fire Suspicious (2007-05-17)
Officials believe a fatal fire in downtown Crawfordsville is suspicious.


Purdue Tuition Hike Probable (2007-05-17)
The Purdue Board of Trustees is expected to approve a four-and-a-half percent tuition hike in each of the next two school years.


Demolition Marks Milestone for Authority (2007-05-17)
The Lafayette Hearing Authority is marking a milestone with the demolition of a dilapidated house.


Car Crash Kills One (2007-05-17)
A Lafayette woman is dead following a two-car accident yesterday afternoon.


County Council Reviews Tax (2007-05-17)
Tippecanoe County Council members will spend the next two-and-a-half months considering an income tax to provide property tax relief.


Health Insurance Plan Effective So Far (2007-05-17)
Lafayette and West Lafayette officials say the decision to pool their employees to purchase health insurance is working well so far.


Purdue Tuition Hike Hearing Thursday Afternoon (2007-05-17)
A public hearing on possible tuition increases for Purdue will be held Thursday afternoon.


West Nile Returns (2007-05-17)
State health officials say the West Nile Virus is present in Marion County.


Airport Receives Grant (2007-05-17)
The Purdue Airport will receive some upgrades thanks to grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration.


Ivy Tech Considers Tuition Hike (2007-05-17)
Ivy Tech trustees are considering a tuition increase of nearly four percent in each of the next two years.


Fourth Building Dedicated at Discovery Park (2007-05-16)
The dedication of the Gerald and Edna Mann Hall completes the fourth building in Purdue's Discovery Park.


Grant to Fund Purdue Afghan Program (2007-05-16)
The federal government has given Purdue's efforts to help give Afghanistan's education system a boost.


Lafayette Set to Demolish House (2007-05-16)
The city of Lafayette is set to demolish a house many consider an eyesore.


City to Recognize Residents with Neat Properties (2007-05-16)
Lafayette officials are asking residents to turn in their neighbors.


Bid for Sewer Project Twice the Estimate (2007-05-16)
Lafayette's Water Pollution Control Superintendent says a downtown sewer project will be delayed, after the sole bid came in much higher than expected.


Business Professionals Meet with Purdue (2007-05-16)
A chamber of commerce committee is stressing the importance of good relations between local suppliers and Purdue.


Detention Center Costs Drop (2007-05-16)
The cost of operating a juvenile detention center in Tippecanoe County continues to drop.


Budget Director Resigns (2007-05-15)
The state's budget director is resigning in June.


Search Dogs Possible for Jeff (2007-05-15)
Future changes to Lafayette School Corporation policy could allow search dogs at Jefferson High School.


Vote by Mail Bill Still to be Considered (2007-05-15)
One state legislator wants Indiana to vote by mail.


Purdue Promotes Chinese Language, Culture (2007-05-15)
China is investing in Purdue to promote the Chinese language and culture.


WL Prepares for Temporaty Fire Station (2007-05-15)
West Lafayette plans to spend up to nearly 570- thousand dollars for a temporary fire station.


Seat Belt Bill Signed by Daniels (2007-05-14)
More Indiana motorists will have to buckle up under legislation signed by Governor Mitch Daniels.


Purdue Creates Energy Partnership (2007-05-14)
Purdue and a group of 12 states hope to make the Midwest as well-known for energy production as the Middle East.


Daniels Signs Budget (2007-05-14)
Indiana's newest two-year spending plan is set to take effect in July.


WL Smoke Free Legal Challenge Should Continue (2007-05-11)
The plaintiffs challenging the West Lafayette smoke free workplace ordinance want a judge to proceed with legal action.


More Training Needed for Manufacturing Sector (2007-05-11)
The President of the National Manufacturers Association and former Michigan Governor says the manufacturing economy in the U.S. is strong, but more needs to be done to develop a pool of well-trained workers.


Man Killed in Crawfordsville Fire Identified (2007-05-11)
The Montgomery County Coroner says 24-year-old Leslie Eric Largent died in Tuesday's fire.


Congress: Purdue Investigation Insufficient (2007-05-11)
A Congressional subcommittee says Purdue's investigation into allegations of research misconduct is insufficient.


Advanced Study Centers Move Forward at Two High Schools (2007-05-11)
Plans for state-of-the-art classrooms at Harrison and McCutcheon high schools are moving forward.


Governor Signs Cigarette Tax Increase (2007-05-11)
Indiana will have a higher cigarette tax in July. Governor Mitch Daniels has approved a 44-cent per pack increase, which raises the state's tax to one-dollar per pack.


Proptery Taxes Due Later Than Usual (2007-05-11)
Tippecanoe County property owners can expect their tax bills in the mail soon. Treasurer Bob Plantenga says the state has approved a June 15th deadline for the spring installment.


Bank President to head Development Corporation (2007-05-11)
The new head the Lafayette-West Lafayette Development Corporation wants to make the two cities a more attractive location for businesses to start-up, relocate, or expand.


TSC Places More Restrictions on Open Enrollment (2007-05-11)
The Tippecanoe School Corporation is placing a moratorium on open enrollment for two more schools.


Congress: Purdue Investigation Insufficient (2007-05-11)
A Congressional subcommittee says Purdue's investigation into allegations of research misconduct is insufficient.


Soldier's Body Returns to Tippecanoe County (2007-05-11)
For the second time in less than a month, hundreds of people have lined a street through the heart of Purdue's campus to honor a fallen soldier.


Congress: Purdue Investigation Insufficient (2007-05-11)
A Congressional subcommittee says Purdue's investigation into allegations of research misconduct is insufficient.


Soldier's Body Arrives at Purdue Airport Today (2007-05-11)
A soldier who died in Iraq returns to the Lafayette area this morning.


Congress: Purdue Investigation Insufficient (2007-05-11)
A Congressional subcommittee says Purdue's investigation into allegations of research misconduct is insufficient.


Soldier's Body Arrives at Purdue Airport Today (2007-05-11)
A soldier who died in Iraq returns to the Lafayette area this morning.


TSC Superintendent Announces Retirement (2007-05-10)
Richard Wood will retire in 2008, after 19 years as TSC Superintendent.


Housing Organization Struggles (2007-05-10)
An area nonprofit housing business is struggling financially.


Funeral for WL Soldier Set (2007-05-10)
The funeral for Specialist Andrew Weiss is set for 10:30 a.m. Monday at Soller-Baker Funeral Home in Lafayette.


Investigators Collaborate at Purdue (2007-05-10)
About two dozen investigators are participating in a program that focuses on new trends in digital forensics.


PSG President: Tuition Hike Could Discourage Prospective Sudents (2007-05-09)
The president of Purdue Student Government says he does not like the idea of a tuition increase.


Red Cross Fundraiser Progresses (2007-05-09)
Tippecanoe County Red Cross officials are pleased with the progress of the organization's biggest annual fundraiser.


Humane Society Works to Stop Strays (2007-05-09)
The executive director of the Tippecanoe County Humane Society says the organization is examining a new step to cut back on the number of homeless animals in the area.


Mayor Reelected Despite Charges (2007-05-09)
In addition, here are some of the results of other area primary elections.


GLHS Gets New Name (2007-05-09)
The operator of Lafayette's two existing hospitals is changing names. Greater Lafayette Health Services is now St. Elizabeth Regional Health.


Jischke To Stay At Purdue An Extra Month (2007-05-08)
Purdue's incoming President will begin her new duties on August 1st. The university's current leader will remain for a month longer than anticipated to help with the transition.


Fire Destroys Businesses and Apartments in Crawfordsville (2007-05-08)
One person is dead after fire ravaged a historic area of downtown Crawfordsville.


County Election Officials Test Vote Centers (2007-05-08)
With no contested races, Tippecanoe County uses primary day to test a new vote center system.


Lafayette Takes Another Step to Revise Animal Ordinance (2007-05-08)
The Lafayette City Council has given initial approval to a revised animal control ordinance.


Purdue Students Face Higher Fees (2007-05-08)
Purdue is proposing a four-and-a-half percent tuition hike in each of the next two school years.


Cordova Named Next Purdue President (2007-05-07)
The Chancellor at the University of California-Riverside will be the 11th president in Purdue's history.


Fewer Specialty License Plates in 2008 (2007-05-07)
Although Indiana will offer two new specialty license plates in 2008, there will actually be a smaller overall selection.


Fraternity to Help Rebuild New Orleans (2007-05-07)
Thirty-three Purdue fraternity brothers are heading to New Orleans.


Indiana Gas Prices Hit Record Highs (2007-05-07)
With national gas prices increasing more than 11-cents per gallon last week, Indiana rates are at record-high levels.


Greek Life President Anticipates New President (2007-05-07)
The Greek community is hoping the next Purdue president will be personable and assessable to students.


Cordova Arrives in West Lafayette (2007-05-05)
The woman expected to be the next Purdue University President is on the West Lafayette campus. AM 920 WBAA is planning live coverage of the expected naming of France Cordova as Purdue's new leader Monday afternoon at 2.


Developments in Search for New Purdue President (2007-05-04)
One candidate is no longer in the running, and the likely choice is being asked to stay in current job.


Indiana Colleges Prepared for Emergencies (2007-05-04)
Indiana's homeland security director says he considers the state's colleges well-prepared for a crisis like the Virginia Tech shootings.


New Indiana License Plates Coming (2007-05-04)
A field of blue will replace the current design of a field of grass on Indiana plates.


WL Streets Closing for Summer (2007-05-04)
Sections of two West Lafayette streets will close for the summer, starting this month.


Trustees Set to Vote on New President (2007-05-03)
The Purdue Board of Trustees will vote Monday on the next President of the university. It is beleived University of California-Riverside Chancellor France Cordova is the top candidate.


Three Lafayette Residents Injured in Crash (2007-05-03)
Three people were injured in a crash near East Tipp Middle School Wednesday afternoon.


State Budget Does Not Help WL Schools (2007-05-02)
The new state budget will mean a tight financial situation for the West Lafayette School Corporation.


Purdue Football to Play Three Night Games (2007-05-02)
The Purdue football team will play three night games during the upcoming season.


Car Drives Through House in Tippecanoe County (2007-05-02)
The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department says a medical condition may have contributed to a crash in which a car drove through a house in Dayton.


Mills Says Property Tax Relief Not Enough (2007-05-02)
West Lafayette Mayor Jan Mills says a bill providing property tax relief will not help many communities.


Lafayette to Repair Portions of Six City Roads (2007-05-01)
The city of Lafayette will use approximately 800- thousand dollars in wheel tax money for its 2007 Street Resurfacing and Improvement Project.


Tunnel Project Moves Ahead (2007-05-01)
Lafayette officials are hiring two engineering firms to handle design and oversight of a multi-million dollar downtown sewer project.


Bauer Calls Session a Success (2007-05-01)
House Speaker Patrick Bauer is calling the 2007 General Assembly one of the greatest sessions in Indiana history.


Daniels to Sign Slots Bill (2007-05-01)
Governor Mitch Daniels says he will sign a bill allowing slot machines at Indiana racetracks.


Republicans Recap Session (2007-05-01)
The majority party in the Indiana Senate is patting itself on the back for the conclusion of the legislative session.


Killion Set to Take Over School Corporation (2007-05-01)
The new superintendent for the West Lafayette Community School Corporation says he does not want to be in the spotlight.


Three Die in Clinton County Crash (2007-05-01)
Two Lafayette residents are dead following a three vehicle crash in Clinton County.


Slots will Fund Property Tax Relief (2007-04-30)
The Indiana General Assembly narrowly approved a new two-year budget, which includes 550-million-dollars in property tax relief.


Cigarette Tax to Fund Health Insurance (2007-04-30)
A 44-cent cigarette tax hike will pay for health insurance for about 200-thousand Hoosiers.


Crash Kills One, Injures Four (2007-04-30)
A Sunday evening car crash has claimed the life of a West Lafayette woman.


Alting Supports Slots Bill (2007-04-29)
An area State Senator supports linking licensing fees for slot machines at Indiana's two horse tracks to property tax relief.


Boilermaker Drafted in NFL (2007-04-29)
For the first time since 1987, a Purdue Boilermaker has been selected in the first round of the National Football League draft.


Smaller Turkey Population this Spring (2007-04-29)
Turkey hunting season is underway in Indiana, but state wildlife biologists say turkey populations are smaller in number this year.


Teacher Earning Limitations Altered (2007-04-29)
Teachers in the state will be able to log more hours in the classroom after they retire.


Lawmakers Reach Deal on Property Tax Relief (2007-04-27)
Lawmakers have reached a compromise on property tax relief in Indiana. In the short term, nearly 300-million dollars will be used to provide homestead credits.


Gas Prices Spike Again (2007-04-27)
Three-dollar a gallon gas has returned to the Lafayette area. At least one station charging three-dollars-four cents for a gallon of regular.


Monticello Mayor Arrested (2007-04-27)
The Mayor of Monticello has been arrested. Indiana State Police have taken Robert Fox into custody for theft. He is accused of submitting false mileage claims to the city.


Slots Bill Prospects Unknown (2007-04-27)
Governor Mitch Daniels has yet to publicly say whether he will sign a bill allowing slot machines at Indiana racetracks.


Case Forwarded to Prosecutor (2007-04-27)
The case involving the stabbing of a Purdue football player has


Funnel Cloud Hits LaPorte (2007-04-27)
At least one tornado is believed to have touched down in LaPorte County yesterday.


Privatization Blamed for Riot (2007-04-27)
Democrats are blaming Daniels Administration policy for Tuesday's violence at the New Castle Prison.


Seat Belt Law Might Be Tightened (2007-04-26)
A plan to require seat-belt use in S-U-Vs, pickups and trucks is alive at the Statehouse. A vote on an agreement between the House and Senate could come Friday.


Cigarette Tax Might Increase (2007-04-26)
There may be new hope for a plan in the Indiana Statehouse that would raise the state's tax on cigarettes to fund health care for the working poor.


More Input Sought on Fire Station Plan (2007-04-26)
West Lafayette residents have another chance to hear about plans for a new fire station.


Legislators Get Base Salary Increase (2007-04-25)
Indiana lawmakers are about to get a base salary increase for the first time in more than two decades.


Area Legislators' Salaries (2007-04-25)
The Indianapolis Star website has a list of actual lawmaker salaries for 2006.


Buyer Calls for DOD-VA Cooperation (2007-04-25)
Congressman Steve Buyer is calling on the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to work together to benefit members of the military.


Williams Trial Continues (2007-04-25)
The trial of an ex-Purdue football player continues in Lafayette.


Purdue Hopes to Utilize Facebook for Emergencies (2007-04-24)
Purdue will use a popular online community to notify students and employees in case of an emergency.


Putman Funeral Is Today (2007-04-24)
A Lafayette-area soldier killed in Iraq will be laid to rest today. The funeral for Corporal Cody Putman is being held at Soller-Baker Funeral home on Lafayette's south side.


Charter School Funding Could be Cut (2007-04-24)
Board members and parents from Indiana's two planned online charter schools are pleading with legislators not to pull the plug on funding.


"Model Soldier" is Remembered in Lafayette (2007-04-24)
Corporal Cody Putman is being remembered as a loving husband and son, and a devoted father. More than 300 people attended the funeral for the Lafayette-area soldier.


Problems Plague Legislative Session (2007-04-24)
Legislators cancelled most business Monday as senators traveled to Terre Haute for the funeral of Sen. Tim Skinner's daughter.


Bill Could Prevent Nuclear Crisis (2007-04-22)
Two Indiana senators are developing a bill that could prevent foreign countries from using the guise of nuclear energy to develop nuclear weapons.


History Made at Grand Prix (2007-04-22)
For the first time in its 50 year history, a female has won the Purdue Grand Prix.


First Camry Rolls Off the Line (2007-04-20)
Toyota Camry production is underway at Lafayette's Subaru of Indiana Automotive plant.


Soldier's Body Returns to Indiana (2007-04-20)
The body of a Lafayette-area soldier killed in Iraq has returned to Indiana.

A plane carrying the remains of Corporal Cody Putman landed at the Purdue Airport and was met by a procession of more than 20 vehicles.


Toyota Launches Production with Donation (2007-04-20)
Toyota and Subaru of Indiana Automotive are marking the start of Camry production in Lafayette with a gift to Columbian Park Zoo.


WL Schools Take Search to Northern Indiana (2007-04-20)
The West Lafayette Community School Corporation is close to wrapping up its search for a new superintendent.


Buyer Urging Thompson Candidacy (2007-04-20)
Congressman Steve Buyer is coming out in support of a presidential contender.


First Camry Rolls Off the Line (2007-04-20)
Toyota Camry production is underway at Lafayette's Subaru of Indiana Automotive plant.


Professors With Purdue Ties Are Victims at Virginia Tech (2007-04-17)
At lest two of the victims at Virginia Tech have connections to Purdue. Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering Professor G.V. Loganathan received a PhD from Purdue in 1982. Professor Kevin Granata received a Master's degree from Purdue in 1986.


Purdue Students Are Shocked By V-T Shootings (2007-04-17)
Students at Purdue have been closely monitoring the developments at Virginia Tech. Many crowded around TVs throughout the West Lafayette campus Monday to watch reports from Blacksburg.


Rokita apologizes for remarks (2007-04-17)
Secretary of State Todd Rokita is asking for forgiveness in what he calls "a bad choice of words."


Officials say Indiana schools are safe (2007-04-17)
In the wake of more than 30 deaths in a mass shooting at Virginia Tech University, state officials believe Indiana schools are safe.


Fruit production hampered (2007-04-16)
A statewide cold snap will hamper the production of Indiana fruit growers.


Statehouse enters conference committees (2007-04-16)
As the Indiana legislative session comes to a close, the next two weeks are the most important.


Supreme court considers paid interpreters (2007-04-15)
The Indiana Supreme Court is considering arguments that say courts should be required to pay for interpreters.


Senate approves state budget (2007-04-12)
The Indiana Senate has approved its version of a 26- billion-dollar budget for the next two years.


Senate passes property tax relief bill (2007-04-12)
The Senate has voted to cut property taxes while allowing local income taxes to cover the void.


Purdue football player arrested (2007-04-11)
A Purdue Football player has been arrested on charges of public intoxication, minor consumption and resisting law enforcement.


Proposal would bring changes to state legislator's pay, benefits (2007-04-11)
A proposal to give state lawmakers a base salary raise for the first time in two decades is headed to the Governor's desk.


RIAA forum set (2007-04-11)
Purdue student government is hoping a forum will help answer some questions for students who are facing lawsuits for allegedly downloading music illegally.


Heath coverage plan approved (2007-04-11)
A plan to expand health coverage to Indiana's working poor has been approved in the House.


Ivy Tech to Revisit President's Election (2007-04-10)
Ivy Tech is revisiting its decision to hire an Anderson businessman as president.


Lafayette Flag Finalized (2007-04-10)
An official flag for Lafayette has been aprroved by the city council.


Indiana Troops Prepare for Potential Deployment (2007-04-10)
About 34-hundred Indiana National Guard troops are preparing for possible deployment to the Middle East.


Good Neighbor Proposal Postponed Until Fall (2007-04-10)
West Lafayette's Good Neighbor Ordinance will head to the city council this fall.


Council to Vote on Graffiti, Paving Plans (2007-04-09)
Tonight's Lafayette City Council could finalize paving plans and help prevent graffiti.


Lafayette Girl Recovers from near Drowning (2007-04-06)
A Lafayette girl, who nearly drowned, is back at home. Two-year old Alison Bacon was released from Riley Hospital, two-days after arriving in critical condition.


Man Released in Flora Shooting Death (2007-04-06)
A man has been questioned in the shooting death of a Flora woman.


Video Games Graduate Studies could come to Purdue (2007-04-06)
A Purdue professor hopes a forum on video games will convince the university to add a graduate program in the field.


Man Held in Flora Shooting Death (2007-04-06)
A man is being held for questioning in the shooting death of a Flora woman.


Purdue Hands Over Bubble Fusion Papers to Congress (2007-04-06)
Congressional staff members are reviewing copies of an internal investigation at Purdue.


Budget Proposal Heads To Senate Floor (2007-04-06)
The full Senate will be considering a proposed state budget. The Appropriations Committee has approved the 26-Billion dollar spending plan, but it does NOT mandate full day Kindergarten.


City Bus Fires Driver (2007-04-05)
City Bus has fired a driver after an incident with another motorist. General Manager Marty Sennett says Stan Roberts has been let go for acting unprofessionally.


Schools Deal With No Child Left Behind Numbers (2007-04-05)
Indiana schools made slight progress measured by the No Child Left Behind Act standards.


Health Care Plan Moves Forward (2007-04-05)
A proposal to provide health coverage for Indiana's working poor is expected to go to a Senate-House committee.


West Lafayette Schools Close In On New Leader (2007-04-05)
The West Lafayette School Corporation is close to hiring a new superintendent. Interim Superintendent Iran Floyd says a permanent replacement could be hired by the end of the month.


Mills Works for Property Tax Reform (2007-04-04)
West Lafayette Mayor Jan Mills calls property tax relief legislation moving through the Senate a good start.


Cigarette Tax Increase Still Possible (2007-04-04)
Lawmakers are still scrambling to revive a proposed cigarette tax hike to help fund health care for uninsured Hoosiers.


Fire Station Discussions Continue (2007-04-04)
The discussion about a location for a new fire station in West Lafayette continues.


Bill Could Reduce Property Tax Dependency (2007-04-04)
A property tax bill is moving through the state Senate.


Marriage ban fails in committee (2007-04-04)
A proposed constitutional amendment to ban same sex marriage could be dead for this year at the State House.


Lymon Is Released From Hospital (2007-04-04)
A Purdue football player has been released from the hospital less than a week after being stabbed outside a West Lafayette nightclub.


Steffey Report Expected In A Few Weeks (2007-04-04)
Purdue might have some answers to questions surrounding the death of a freshman in a few weeks.


Bacon Continues To Improve (2007-04-04)
A two-year old found face down in a pond on the Lafayette Municipal Golf Course continues to improve.


Lafayette girl in critical condition (2007-04-03)
A Lafayette girl remains in critical condition after being found in a pond on the city's municipal golf course.


WL holds public forums (2007-04-03)
A proposed city ordinance and the plan to build a fire station are up for public discussion.


V-A Director criticizes error reporting (2007-04-03)
The Director of the U.S. Veterans Affairs National Center for Patient Safety is cautioning against reading too much into Indiana's medical errors reporting system.


Problems for Purdue Football Players (2007-04-02)
One player stabbed, another arrested for driving under the influence.


Ota City Students Wrapping Up Visit (2007-04-02)
Japanese students visiting the Lafayette area are preparing to return home.


Commissioners Sign Off on Election Sites (2007-04-02)
Polling places for Tippecanoe County's November Election are final.


Prosecutor Wants More Office Help (2007-04-02)
Tippecanoe County Prosecutor Pat Harrington says he needs to hire another employee.


Preparing for Child Abuse Prevention Month (2007-04-02)
Tippecanoe County is preparing for Child Abuse Prevention Month in April.


Businesses Oppose Same Sex Marriage Ban (2007-03-30)
A wide range of organizations and businesses are opposing a Constitutional amendment, banning same- sex marriage in Indiana.


Interpretation Leads to Purdue's Slip in Rankings (2007-03-30)
A national magazine's ranking of university engineering programs shows Purdue dropping down the list. But administrators say they expected the slide.


Voting Centers Move Forward (2007-03-30)
Tippecanoe County election officials have agreed on polling places under the new Vote Center system.


Purdue Football Player Stabbed (2007-03-30)
A Purdue football player is being treated at St. Elizabeth Medical Center for a stab wound.


Senate Approves Slot Machines at Horse Tracks (2007-03-30)
The expansion of gambling in Indiana is a step closer to reality. The Senate has approved a bill to allow slot machines at the state's two horse racing tracks.


Forums Set for Juvenile Center Input (2007-03-29)
Tippecanoe County's Youth Services Executive Director is holding a series of forums in April to get input on a possible juvenile detention center.


NASA Administrator Outlines Agency's Funding Issues (2007-03-29)
The administrator of NASA is apologizing for the lack of funding available for research at Purdue and other institutions.


Another Property Tax Relief Plan Floated at the Statehouse (2007-03-29)
A House Republican is offering a plan to alleviate the property tax burden in the state.


Cigarette Tax Hike Discussions Continue at Legislature (2007-03-29)
The concept of raising cigarette taxes to fund health care for uninsured Hoosiers continues to be debated at the Statehouse.


Purdue Stands Behind Process to Probe Possible Research Misconduct (2007-03-29)
Two Purdue administrators are defending the process of investigating possible research misconduct.


Purdue Women Bow Out of Tournament (2007-03-28)
The season is over for the Purdue women's basketball team. The Boilermakers fell one game short of the N-C-A-A tournament's Final Four after dropping an 84-72 decision to North Carolina.


West Lafayette Seeking Input on Sewer Project (2007-03-28)
West Lafayette residents can hear more about sewer work which may close a portion of Salisbury Street.


Steffeys Seek Legal Counsel (2007-03-28)
An Indianapolis law firm has been retained by the parents of Wade Steffey in case they decide to take legal action against Purdue.


Steffey Investigation Continues (2007-03-28)
The picture surrounding the death of Purdue freshman Wade Steffey continues to slowly come into focus. Investigators now say a piece of evidence was in their hands only ten days after the freshman disappeared, but they did NOT realize it.


S-I-A Just About Set For Camry Production (2007-03-28)
Toyota production is about to begin at Lafayette's Subaru of Indiana Automotive plant. A ceremonial start of Camry production is set for April 20th.


Federal Grant Will Help Purdue Ethanol Research (2007-03-28)
Purdue experts will use a five million dollar grant from the U-S Department of Energy to further their ethanol research.


Steffey Review Process Moves Forward (2007-03-27)
Purdue will be putting signs on all electrical vault areas this week. The expanded signage is one step the university is taking following the accidental electrocution of freshman Wade Steffey.


New Director Chosen For Cancer Center (2007-03-26)
Purdue's Cancer Center will have a new director in July. Timothy Ratliff will leave his position at the University of Iowa to take the job.


Hundreds Attend Steffey Funeral (2007-03-26)
The mother of Wade Steffey hopes the the memory of her son will allow his friends to "reach out for their dreams." Dawn Adams made the comment on the same day as the Bloomington funeral for the Purdue freshman.


Daniels Nixes Toll Road Plans (2007-03-26)
Governor Mitch Daniels says any future plans for the Commerce Connector and Illiana Expressway will be up to legislators from those areas.


Lawsuit Filed in Gauvin Abuse Death (2007-03-23)
A former Tippecanoe County sheriff's deputy and several county agencies are facing a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from the Aiyana case.


Purdue Looking for Expert Help in Steffey Investigation (2007-03-23)
Purdue is searching for technical experts to conduct an independent review of the circumstances surrounding Wade Steffey's death.


Acute Care Hospital Set to Open in Lafayette (2007-03-23)
Lafayette's newest health care facility will open for business next week.


Peace Activist to Speak at Purdue in April (2007-03-23)
Peace activist Cindy Sheehan is scheduled to speak at Purdue next month.


West Lafayette Changes "Good Neighbor" Ordinance (2007-03-23)
West Lafayette has dropped a proposed change to trash fees.


Ivy Tech Chooses New President (2007-03-23)
A new leader has been named for Ivy Tech Community College.


Heavy Rain Causes Road Closing (2007-03-23)
The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department is keeping a close eye for high water on area roads.


Purdue Helps RIAA Crack Down on Illegal Music Downloading (2007-03-22)
Purdue is assisting in the effort to police illegal music downloading on campus.


Steffey Funeral Plans Are Set (2007-03-21)
Arrangements have been finalized for a Purdue freshman who was electrocuted on campus. Visitation is set for Sunday and the funeral will be held Monday.


Biotown Enters Phase Two (2007-03-21)
The second phase of Biotown U.S.A. has been launched. It includes a technology center in Reynolds, north of Lafayette, which will house equipment to convert matter such as wood chips and sewage into electricity.


Purdue Launches Review after Steffey Death (2007-03-21)
Purdue is trying to answer questions surrounding some of the circumstances leading to the death of Wade Steffey.


Steffey Found; Death Ruled Accidental (2007-03-20)
The Search for Wade Steffey is over.The Tippecanoe County Coroner confirms the body found yesterday in Owen Hall is that of the Purdue freshman.


Steffey Found; Death Ruled Accidental (2007-03-20)
The Search for Wade Steffey is over.The Tippecanoe County Coroner confirms the body found yesterday in Owen Hall is that of the Purdue freshman.


Body Found in Secluded Residence Hall Room (2007-03-19)
The Tippecanoe County Coroner says a body found in a Purdue residence hall likely won't be identified until tomorrow.


Body Found on Purdue Campus (2007-03-19)
A body has been found in a residence hall at Purdue. Authorities are trying to determine the identity.


Second Purdue Student Killed in Spring Break Car Accident (2007-03-17)
A second Purdue student has died in a car accident over Spring Break.


Purdue Advances to 2nd Round of NCAA Tournament (2007-03-16)
The Purdue Men's Basketball team beat Arizona 72-63 in the first round of the NCAA tournament.


Purdue Receives Largest Ever Endowment (2007-03-16)
A $100-million gift will help Purdue researchers transfer biomedical technologies from the lab to the commercial sector.


Senate Panel OKs Birth Registry Extension (2007-03-15)
Indiana's birth problems registry will likely exist beyond its July expiration date.


Commission Asked to Visit Indiana Facility (2007-03-15)
The investigation into conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center may come to Indiana.


Volunteers Needed to Search for Clues (2007-03-15)
A community search is planned to find missing Purdue student Wade Steffey.


Forums Planned for WL Fire Station (2007-03-15)
A series of town hall meetings on the location of West Lafayette's third fire station are likely next month.


Villa Residents Dealing with Co-Pays (2007-03-14)
Senior citizens living at the Tippecanoe County Villa are dealing with new expenses for medication co-pays.


Missing Persons Bill Advances at Statehouse (2007-03-14)
A proposal establishing specific protocols for authorities in the early stages of a missing person investigation is headed to the Senate floor.


Senate Committee Moves to Close Seat Belt Loophole (2007-03-14)
The effort to make seat belt usage in pickup trucks mandatory is headed to the Senate floor.


Federal Aid Available to Help with Blizzard Costs (2007-03-14)
Several Indiana counties hammered by last month's snowstorm are now eligible for federal aid. President Bush has declared an emergency.


County Council Goes Against Assessor's Recommendation (2007-03-14)
The low bidder for assessment services in Tippecanoe County will likely get the job. County Assessor Samantha Steele and eight township assessors wanted the highest bidder to figure property taxes. But county council members approved only enough money for low bidder G-N-A.


Medical Records System Might Help Stem Rising Costs (2007-03-14)
Local business leaders and health providers continue to look for ways to deal with the rising costs of health care. The Indiana Health Information Exchange wants to create a statewide system of electronic medical records, which it says will improve quality and lower costs.


Purdue Nursing Students Help in Mississippi (2007-03-14)
A group of Purdue Nursing students is spending Spring Break along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. The six are members of the Leadership Nursing Class, who will lend a hand at clinics for low or no income residents.


Purdue Community Helps Gulf Coast (2007-03-14)
Purdue students and staff are spending Spring Break in Louisiana, renovating homes that were heavily damaged during Hurricane Katrina.


Ethanol Pipeline Proposed (2007-03-14)
Federal legislation would examine the possibility of an ethanol pipeline from the Midwest to the East and West coasts.


Supporters of Cigarette Tax Hike to Rally in Indy (2007-03-12)
A rally in support of Governor Mitch Daniels' Healthy Indiana plan is set for today at the statehouse.


Purdue Earns NCAA Bid (2007-03-12)
The Purdue Men's Basketball team is heading to the Big Dance for the first time since 2003.


Nursing Students Helping in Biloxi (2007-03-12)
A group of Purdue Nursing students are spending Spring Break along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi.


Bayh Addressing Increasing Cost of Higher Education (2007-03-12)
Indiana Senator Evan Bayh will be in Indianapolis today to discuss legislation to provide tax relief for families struggling with the growing cost of higher education.


Purdue Gets NCAA Bid (2007-03-11)
Purdue is back in the NCAA men's basketball tournament for the first time in four years.


WL Online Ticket Appeal Process (2007-03-08)
West Lafayette is offering more online options for motorists with traffic ticket troubles.


CityBus Hybrids Roll Out (2007-03-08)
Two hybrids are among the fleet of vehicles at CityBus.


Four Star Schools (2007-03-08)
Several area schools are receiving recognition for performance and making progress.


Purdue IU Researchers Receive Funds (2007-03-08)
Purdue and Indiana University will share half a million dollars for research.


Permanent Soapbox Derby Track In The Works (2007-03-06)
Plans for a permanent soapbox derby track in Tippecanoe County are moving ahead.


Pharmacy School Dean Assesses Report (2007-03-06)
The dean of the Purdue School of Pharmacy says it's hard to judge the findings of the state's first report on medical errors.


Medical Errors Highlighted in Indiana Report (2007-03-06)
A preliminary survey on medical errors in Indiana shows bed sores are the most frequent problem.


GLHS Working to Decrease Errors (2007-03-06)
The state report on medical errors shows only one mistake at Lafayette's two hospitals for 2006.


Assessment Appeals Set To Continue (2007-03-06)
A Lafayette-based company will move ahead helping Tippecanoe County with property assessment appeals.


No Additional Interest in Subaru (2007-03-06)
The head of Toyota says the Japanese automaker is not planning to purchase a larger interest in the parent company of Subaru of Indiana Automotive.


Graffiti Ordinance Moves Forward (2007-03-06)
Lafayette Council members have given initial approval to an ordinance aimed at eliminating graffiti.


Purdue Researchers To Take AIDS Technology to Africa (2007-03-06)
Purdue researchers are heading to Africa to talk about new AIDS detection technology they're developing.


Fire Station Decision Delayed (2007-03-06)
West Lafayette will take more time before deciding where to build a new fire station.


Purdue Women Are Tournament Champs (2007-03-06)
The Purdue Women's basketball team has won its first conference post-season title since 2004.


Commissioners Impose Fine For Unsafe Building (2007-03-06)
A local man is being fined for an unsafe apartment building.


New IU President Focusing on the Future (2007-03-02)
Indiana University's new president says the school is at a crossroads in its history.


Conference To Relate Holocaust To Present Day Genocide (2007-03-02)
A conference on the Purdue campus will focus on the Holocaust and how it relates to genocide around the world today.


Lottery Privatization Might Not Make It Through House (2007-02-28)
Speaker Pat Bauer says a plan to privatize the Hoosier Lottery and use the proceeds to fund higher education is NOT likely to pass in the House.


Cigarette Tax Hike Fails (2007-02-28)
A proposal to raise the state cigarette tax has been voted down in the House.


I-U Names McRobbie President (2007-02-28)
Michael McRobbie is the new President of Indiana University. Trustess made it official on Thursday. McRobbie had been interim Provost at the university.


County Council Approves DCS Loan (2007-02-28)
A million dollar loan from the Tippecanoe County Council will help ensure the Department of Child Services can meet its financial obligations.


County Leaders Learn about Wind Farms (2007-02-27)
Plans for a wind farm in Benton County and another possible in Clinton County have local officials wanting to learn more about their impact.


Senate OKs Lottery Privatization Plan (2007-02-27)
The decision to privatize the Hoosier Lottery to pay for higher education initiatives will be up to the Indiana House.


Daniels wants Presidential Power Limited (2007-02-26)
Governor Mitch Daniels supports rolling back the President's power to federalize state National Guard units.


Major Moves Money may Move to Local Communities (2007-02-26)
More Major Moves money could be going to cities and towns across the state.


Chamber Group Heading to Washington, DC (2007-02-26)
Members of the Lafayette-area business community are preparing for their annual trip to Washington to lobby Federal lawmakers.


Missing Student Search Enters Seventh Week (2007-02-26)
The search for a missing Purdue freshman is continuing on several fronts.


Suspension of Sales Tax on Gas Proposal (2007-02-26)
A plan to set a cap for the sales tax on gasoline has been approved by the Indiana House.


Powell Says Iraqis Need to Develop National Economy (2007-02-23)
A former Secretary of State and ex-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs believes Iraq needs to become self-reliant. Colin Powell spoke to hundreds Thursday night at Purdue.


Brown Warns Graffiti Could Be the Start of Bigger Problem (2007-02-23)
Many supporters of Lafayette's tougher anti-graffiti stance believe it is a community safety issue. That includes city council member Perry Brown.


Tippecanoe County Might Not Need a Primary (2007-02-23)
There may not be a primary election in Tippecanoe County for municipal offices this year. The filing deadline has passed and there are no contested races.


Republicans Find a Challenger for Lafayette Mayor (2007-02-23)
A Republican is challenging Lafayette's mayor in this year's election. Dan Auckley has filed to run against Democrat Tony Roswarski.


Anti-Graffiti Plan Moves Forward (2007-02-23)
The City of Lafayette is revising a plan to eliminate graffiti. The ordinance committee has approved revisions to a proposal to wipe out the unwanted markings.


TEMA and Post Office Agree to More Training (2007-02-22)
Officials with the Tippecanoe Emergency Management Agency and Lafayette Post Office are talking about future training sessions.


New Incubator for Purdue Research Park (2007-02-22)
The Purdue Research Park will have a new building to house start-up companies.


House Budget Changes in Purdue's Favor (2007-02-22)
The State House continues to rework the Democrat's version of a two- year budget.


Public Invited To Comment on Anti-Graffiti Proposal (2007-02-22)
Lafayette officials want more feedback from residents and business owners about a provision to help combat graffiti and the problems associated with it.


Candidate Filing Deadline Approaches (2007-02-22)
There are fewer than two days remaining to file as a candidate for city office.


Purdue Men Lose At Iowa (2007-02-22)
Purdue falls to 6-7 in the Big Ten after a 78-59 loss at Iowa.


WLSC Board Approves Contract (2007-02-22)
West Lafayette School Corporation teachers are working with a contract for the first time since mid-2005.


Purdue Women Host Iowa (2007-02-22)
The Purdue Women's Basketball team plays its final regular season home game tonight against Iowa.


Proposed State Budget Moves Forward (2007-02-21)
A Lafayette-area Representative says the House budget proposal remains a work in progress.


Area Educators Discuss Full-Day Kindergarten (2007-02-21)
At least one area elementary principal would like to see the complete implementation of full day kindergarten instead of phasing it in.


Mills Says Shovel or Pay (2007-02-21)
West Lafayette residents who have not shoveled snow from sidewalks on their property are at risk of a fine.


Cigarette Tax Hike Heading to House Floor (2007-02-21)
A scaled-back cigarette tax is headed for the full Indiana House after squeaking through a committee vote.


Tippecanoe County Assessors Keep Trending Bids Open (2007-02-21)
The Tippecanoe County Assessor and Commissioners continue to be at odds over a trending contract.


Closings and Delays for Wednesday, Feb. 21 (2007-02-21)
Click here for an updated list of closings and delays.


Jischke Is Not Pleased with Current Budget Proposal (2007-02-20)
Purdue President Martin Jischke is hoping higher education fairs better in the final version of the state budget. He's disappointed with the proposal the House Ways and Means Committee approved.


Democrat Budget heads to House Floor (2007-02-20)
Democrats' version of the next state budget is headed for the House floor. Democrats say the financial blueprint is 300-million dollars in the black.


Daniels Supports McCain (2007-02-19)
Governor Mitch Daniels is backing an old friend in the 2008 presidential race.


Lugar Questions Democratic Plan (2007-02-19)
Indiana Senator Richard Lugar does not believe a plan by Senate Democrats to limit President Bush's power in Iraq will succeed.


Thawing Snow and Rain to Cause Flooding (2007-02-19)
Above freezing temperatures and the possibility of rain this week have Tippecanoe County emergency officials concerned about flooding.


Battle Over Privatization Continues (2007-02-19)
Governor Mitch Daniels says is branding a Democratic backlash against privatization anti-taxpayer and pro- big government.


Indiana Salmonella Cases Linked to Peanut Butter (2007-02-19)
State Health officials say 13 cases of salmonella poisoning in Indiana have been linked to peanut butter.


Gearlds Leads Purdue With 41 (2007-02-19)
Katie Gearlds scored a school record 41 points in a 69-to-60 win over Wisconsin.


Purdue Snaps Losing Skid Against I-U (2007-02-16)
The Purdue men's basketball team has recorded what coach Matt Painter describes as the "biggest win of the season." The Boilermakers knocked off Indiana University 81-68 at Mackey Arena.


More Democrats Launch Council Campaigns (2007-02-16)
City council candidates continue to line-up for this year's election.


D-C-S Will Ask Council for More Money (2007-02-16)
The Tippecanoe County Department of Child Services will once again ask the County Council to help it pay overdue bills.


Cancellations List (2007-02-16)
Click on the headline for WBAA's list of delays and cancellations for February 16th.


Cities Are Dealing with Blizzard Aftermath (2007-02-16)
The Mayors of Lafayette and West Lafayette are pleased with how their cities handled this week's 17 inch snowfall. But both say there is more work to be done.


Call Goes Out for Help with Removing Snow (2007-02-16)
The Greater Lafayette Volunteer Bureau needs people to help dig out some residents who can't do help themselves. The Bureau's Ashley Brazelton is looking for volunteers with snow shovels.


Purdue Women Defeat Michigan (2007-02-16)
The Purdue Women's Basketball team managed to pull out a win at Michigan. The Boilermakers knocked off the Wolverines 59-54.


Micon Heating Bill Passes at Statehouse (2007-02-12)
A pilot program to exempt some home heating assistance from a six-percent state sales tax is closer to becoming permanent.


Blizzard Aftermath Prompts Purdue To Extend Snow Recess (2007-02-12)
Purdue is closed until 6 Thursday morning. Non-essential personnel do not have to report for work until that time. The decision comes as the Lafayette-area digs out from 17-inches of snow.


BMV Program (2007-02-12)
The Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles hopes a new program this spring will drastically reduce wait times at local branches.


MRI Center Set for West Side (2007-02-12)
Greater Lafayette Health Services and other companies are planning an M-R-I Center for the Purdue Research Park.


Service Set for Purdue Grad Killed in Iraq (2007-02-08)
Purdue will pay tribute to a former student killed in Iraq.


Purdue Professor Cleared of Misconduct (2007-02-08)
A Purdue committee has cleared a nuclear engineering professor who had been accused of research misconduct.


Study to Identify At-Risk Areas of Wabash (2007-02-08)
The Nature Conservancy will conduct a $370,000 study of the Wabash River to determine how best to shield it from pollution.


Real Estate Report Shows Little Change (2007-02-08)
This year's Lafayette-area State of Real Estate report shows little change in the housing market between 2005 and 2006.


Property Tax Bill Heading to House Floor (2007-02-08)
A bill to lower the property tax burden and move portions of child welfare costs to state government is moving to the House floor.


Downing Running for Lafayette Council (2007-02-08)
A retired teacher is running for Lafayette city council.


O'Callaghan Decides Against Third Term (2007-02-08)
West Lafayette City Councilor Patti O'Callaghan will not seek another term.


Surgeon Suing Greater Lafayette Health Services (2007-02-08)
A heart surgeon is suing Greater Lafayette Health Services for breach of contract.


Mills Discusses Ordinance Changes With Students (2007-02-08)
West Lafayette Mayor Jan Mills is trying to get the word out to university students about proposed "good neighbor" policies.


Micon's ID Theft Prevention Bill Moves Forward (2007-02-08)
Legislation designed to protect against ID theft is moving to the State Senate.


Cold Weather Means More Work for Some (2007-02-07)
The Lafayette Water Department has been working overtime during the recent cold weather.


Weather Causes Traffic Problems (2007-02-07)
Close to five-and-a-half inches of snow fell in the Greater Lafayette area yesterday.


Property Tax Relief Vote Could Come Today (2007-02-07)
State Democrats are unveiling their plan for property tax relief.


Purdue Grad Killed in Iraq (2007-02-07)
A graduate of the Purdue ROTC program has been killed by a roadside bomb near Baghdad.


Lafayette Delaying Anti-Graffiti Measure (2007-02-06)
The Lafayette city council will take more time to consider an anti-graffiti measure.


Weather Prompts Delays and Cancellations (2007-02-06)
The blast of winter is causing several delays and cancelations in the the Lafayette area. Click on the headline for WBAA's list.


Mayor Declares State of City Good (2007-02-06)
Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski says the city is doing more with less.


Snow Continues to Fall (2007-02-06)
The first significant snow of the winter has arrived in the Lafayette area. The National Weather Service has issued a Snow Advisory until midnight. Roads in the area are snow covered.


Lafayette area Homeless Shelters Busy (2007-02-05)
The cold weather has many of the area's homeless seeking shelter at Lafayette Urban Ministry.


Tippecanoe Commissioners, Assessor Disagree (2007-02-05)
Tippecanoe County Commissioners have awarded a $16,000 contract to handle appeals of property tax assessments.


Roswarski and Murray Seek Second Terms (2007-02-03)
Lafayette's top two elected officials are running for re- election.


Hunt Wants Second Term (2007-02-02)
West Lafayette City Councilor Ann Hunt is running for re-election.


Senators Lugar and Bayh Support Wage Hike (2007-02-02)
A bill increasing the Federal minimum wage has the support of Indiana's two senators.


County to Finalize Vote Center Sites Soon (2007-02-02)
A committee working on where to locate polling places in Tippecanoe County could finalize sites next week.


Indiana Makes Play for More Business (2007-02-02)
Governor Mitch Daniels is in Miami for the Super Bowl and to talk-up the state to business leaders.


GLHS Shuts Down Hospital Psychiatric Ward (2007-02-01)
Greater Lafayette Health Services hopes the closing of the psychiatric unit at Home Hospital is just temporary.


Purdue Grad Student Found In Mexico (2007-02-01)
A Purdue graduate student has been found in Mexico unharmed. Authorities say nobody had heard from Eric Campbell since mid-January, but he has been located at a Mexican hotel.


Lack of Money for Trending Contractors (2007-02-01)
The Tippecanoe County Assessor says all three companies which bid for trending services will be rejected.


LUM Tax Prep Service Helps Economy (2007-02-01)
Lafayette Urban Ministry is offering its free tax filing service, in an effort to help low-income families and the local economy.


Deputy L-P-D Chief Running For West Lafayette Mayor (2007-02-01)
There is an official Republican candidate for West Lafayette Mayor.


Local DCS Money Woes Continue (2007-01-31)
The Tippecanoe County office of the Department of Child Services continues to have a funding problem.


Police Search for Purdue Graduate Student (2007-01-31)
Police in El Paso, Texas are searching for a Purdue doctoral student.


West Lafayette Proposes Ordinance Changes (2007-01-31)
West Lafayette continues to seek public input on a plan to change some of the city's ordinances.


Power Back On Purdue Campus (2007-01-31)
Purdue utility crews worked for a little more than an hour to return power to parts of campus.


Democrat Seeks Open WL Council Seat (2007-01-31)
A Purdue professor is running for the West Lafayette city council.


Gay Marriage Ban Receives Initial Approval (2007-01-31)
A constitutional amendment banning gay marriage is moving forward in the state legislature.


Fire Department's Rating Should Boost Development (2007-01-31)
The city of Lafayette is touting an improved rating for its fire department.


Charter School Expanding (2007-01-31)
New Community School in Lafayette is accepting more students for the fall.


Electric Co-Op Brightens Non-Profits' Day (2007-01-31)
Customers of Tipmont REMC have donated more than half a million dollars over the past eight years.


Body Found Near W.L. Is Not Missing Freshman (2007-01-30)
Police say a body has been found near West Lafayette, but it is NOT that of a missing Purdue freshman.


Governor Daniels Heading to the Superbowl (2007-01-29)
Governor Mitch Daniels is gearing up for the Super Bowl.


Purdue to Staff Steffey Volunteer Center (2007-01-29)
Purdue will be taking over the responsibility of distributing fliers and organizing searches for a missing freshmen.


Search for Student Not Over Despite Closing of Volunteer Center (2007-01-29)
The search for clues in the disappearance of a missing Purdue student continues to yield no leads.


Lugar Backing Plan for Troop Surge (2007-01-29)
Indiana Senator Richard Lugar continues to support the president's plan to increase the number of US troops in Iraq.


Steffey Search Friday Nets No Clues (2007-01-26)
The search for missing Purdue student Wade Steffey failed to turn up any new evidence Friday.


INDOT Employees at Risk (2007-01-26)
The state department of transportation is sending letters to employees about the threat of identity theft.


DCS Loan Appeal Denied (2007-01-26)
Tippecanoe County will not have to loan three million dollars to the local office of the Department of Child Services.


School Leader Shares Vision for Future (2007-01-25)
New Community School in Lafayette has a new director.


Councilors Launch Bid for Another Term (2007-01-25)
The three At-Large council members in Lafayette are seeking re-election.


Mills Makes It Official (2007-01-25)
West Lafayette Mayor Jan Mills is promoting partnerships as she launches her re-election campaign.


Textbook Proposal Passes House Committee (2007-01-25)
The House Education Committee has approved a bill to eliminate the sales tax on textbooks for higher education students.


Cameras Designed to Increase Campus Security (2007-01-25)
While investigators and volunteers continue the search for Wade Steffey, security improvements are being made around Ross Ade Stadium.


WLSC Reaches Tentative Agreement With Teachers (2007-01-25)
Ratificiation of a tentative contract between teachers and the West Lafayette School Corporation is expected in mid-February.


Search for Student Continues (2007-01-25)
Investigators are not giving up their search for a missing Purdue freshman.


Students Testify About Textbook Proposal (2007-01-24)
A State House committee will hear from a group of Purdue students on textbook prices today.


Cities Explore New Avenues for Recycling (2007-01-24)
Lafayette and West Lafayette officials are coming up with ways to recycle their cardboard.


Canine Search Yields No Clues (2007-01-24)
Using canines to search for clues in the case of Wade Steffey produced no new information.


Jischke Urges Caution (2007-01-24)
Purdue's president is reacting to the disappearance of a university freshman by calling on students, faculty and staff to take simple precautions to stay safe.


National Center Joins Steffey Investigation (2007-01-22)
A former F-B-I agent is joining the investigation into a missing Purdue freshman. The person is now working for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.


No Clues Found In Steffey Search (2007-01-21)
The parents of a missing Purdue freshman continue to hope a break in the case will come soon. A second massive volunteer search on the West Lafayette campus has failed to turn up any clue as to the whereabouts of Wade Steffey.


Search For Steffey Continues (2007-01-20)
Around 300 volunteers are combing the Purdue campus this afternoon searching for any sign of a missing freshman from Bloomington. Wade Steffey has NOT been seen or heard from for a week.


Minimum Wage Hike Passes First Test (2007-01-19)
Indiana has taken the first step toward raising the minimum wage.


Singleton Becomes New WBAA General Manager (2007-01-19)
The search for a new WBAA General Manager is over. Tim Singleton will take over the position on February 1st. He comes to WBAA from WEKU in Richmond, Kentucky. Interview with new GM Tim Singleton


Transmission Plant Will Not Locate in Lafayette (2007-01-19)
A joint venture, including Daimler-Chrysler, is passing over the Lafayette area for a new transmission plant.


Searchers Might Have Found Steffey Phone (2007-01-19)
Investigators might have narrowed the area where a missing Purdue student's cell phone is located. University spokesperson Jeanne Norberg says a device, believed to be the phone of Wade Steffey was giving off a signal until this past Wednesday.


Police Search for Missing Purdue Student (2007-01-18)
Purdue Police are looking for a student who has not been seen since the weekend.


Police Organizing Search for Missing Student (2007-01-18)
Purdue Police are asking for volunteers to help in the search for a missing student.


Alcoa Announces Job Cuts (2007-01-18)
Approximately 45 salaried positions are being eliminated at Lafayette's Alcoa operations.


West Lafayette Residents Should Continue to Recycle (2007-01-17)
There will be no change to West Lafayette's practice of recycling mixed paper products, despite the closing of Lafayette Paperboard.


Micon Says Cigarette Tax May Soon Be a Reality (2007-01-17)
State Representative Joe Micon thinks there is a real good chance a cigarette tax will be passed during the current session.


Purdue to Host Child Abuse Forum (2007-01-17)
The leader of the Indiana State Child Fatality Review Team will deliver the keynote address of an upcoming daylong conference on protecting Lafayette area children.


Governor Calls for Bipartisanship (2007-01-17)
Governor Mitch Daniels is stressing bipartisanship on issues from full-day kindergarten to health insurance.


Alting Says Property Tax Relief Should Be a Priority (2007-01-17)
State Senator Ron Alting is pleased the governor mentioned property tax relief in his State of the State speech.


County Youth Services Director Begins Work (2007-01-17)
Tippecanoe County's new Youth Services Executive Director is beginning the process of determining whether a juvenile detention center is needed in the area.


Purdue Honors Dr. King Through Community Service (2007-01-17)
More than 200 Purdue students, faculty, and staff are celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by helping out non-profit agencies in greater Lafayette.


Purdue Expanding Ties To India (2007-01-17)
Purdue officials will travel to India to sign a research agreement.


Jischke Supports Plan for Higher Education (2007-01-17)
Purdue President Martin Jischke believes the Governor's plan to privatize the state lottery could be a real difference maker for the university.


Lilly To Reduce Lafayette Workforce (2007-01-11)
An increasing focus on biotechnology is prompting Eli Lilly to reduce its workforce at an Indiana plant. Up to 250 workers at Lilly's Lafayette operations will be offered a buyout package.


Purdue Men's Basketball Loses to IU (2007-01-11)
The Boilermakers suffer their 27th straight loss on the road.


Indiana House to Discuss Minimum Wage Hike (2007-01-11)
An Indiana House committee is set to consider a proposed hike in the minimum-wage.


Daniels Unveils Budget Proposal (2007-01-11)
Governor Micth Daniels proposed $25.9-million spending plan boosts funding for schools but freezes state property tax relief.


Indiana Lawmakers React to President's Speech (2007-01-11)
Indiana Congressman Steve Buyer calls President Bush's new strategy for the war in Iraq comprehensive.


Mayor Reacts to Paperboard Closing (2007-01-10)
Mayor Tony Roswarski says he's disappointed Lafayette Paperboard is closing.


Downtown Survey Findings (2007-01-10)
A survey of downtown Lafayette business and property owners shows what they want in the area.


Future of Recycling Plant Uncertain (2007-01-10)
A West Lafayette official is anxiously awaiting word on whether a Lafayette recycling company will shut down permanently.


Lafayette Paperboard Closing (2007-01-10)
A Lafayette paper recycling operation is closing, leaving about 70 employees without jobs.


Government Officials Focus on Customer Service (2007-01-10)
Purdue's Center for Customer Driven Quality is co- sponsoring a seminar to train government officials.


Grant to Provide Housing for People With Disabilities (2007-01-10)
A Lafayette non-profit is getting federal assistance to provide new housing for people with developmental disabilities.


Government Buying Flooded Homes (2007-01-10)
Seven homes damaged during the 2003 flood in Tippecanoe County will be purchased by a government program.


IN-DOT Ends Contract for Traffic Signal Repair (2007-01-10)
It could take longer to repair traffic signals on state roads in Lafayette.


Mills Highlights West Lafayette's Accomplishments (2007-01-09)
West Lafayette Mayor Jan Mills is touting the city's accomplishments over the past year in her State of the City address.


Roswarski Still Waiting to Hear from State Tax Officials (2007-01-09)
Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski says it may be the middle of February before he knows how much state tax officials want cut from the city's 2007 budget.


City Councils to Review Zoning Issues (2007-01-08)
Lafayette and West Lafayette City Council members will consider revising an ordinance governing Bed and Breakfasts and Ready-Mix Concrete Batch Plants.


Daniels Wants Lawmakers to Focus on Full-Day K, Balanced Budget (2007-01-08)
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels believes lawmakers will work together in a bipartisan way.


General Assembly Convenes Today (2007-01-08)
Property tax relief and full-day kindergarten are expected to be top priorities for the Indiana General Assembly.


Teenager Charged in Convenience Store Robberies (2007-01-08)
A Lafayette teenager is facing two counts of armed robbery for incidents at a Village Pantry last week.


Klinker Prepares for General Assembly (2007-01-05)
State Representative Sheila Klinker is filing several bills before next week's start of the legislative session.


Federal Appeals Court Upholds Voter ID Ruling (2007-01-05)
A Federal appeals court decision will keep Indiana's voter ID law in place.


Purdue to Help Improve Urban Warfare Training (2007-01-05)
Purdue will have a key role in improving urban warfare training at a 70-building facility southeast of Indianapolis.


Survey Reveals State Residents Opinions on Education (2007-01-04)
A new public opinion survey from the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy at Indiana University reveals attitudes toward education.


Alting Prepares for Upcoming General Assembly Session (2007-01-04)
A Lafayette area State Senator is looking forward to the start of the legislative session.


Ordinance Allows Bed and Breakfasts to Expand Food Service (2007-01-03)
Changes to a Tippecanoe County ordinance will allow Bed and Breakfasts to offer limited food service to the general public.


FSSA Reaches Out to More Indiana Residents (2007-01-03)
More Indiana residents are receiving assistance from the state's Family and Social Services Administration compared to a year ago.


State Continues to Increase Ethanol Production (2007-01-03)
Indiana agriculture officials hope to see the benefits of the state's emphasis on ethanol this year.


Tippecanoe County Commissioners Change Rules for Concrete Plants (2007-01-03)
A new ordinance will allow The Tippecanoe County Board of Zoning Appeals to make special exceptions for concrete batch plants in agricultural zoning areas.