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  1. NewsDemocrats meet Dec. 30 to fill vacant council seatDemocrats meet...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

    Democrats meet Dec. 30 to fill vacant council seat Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1AMxTEY The Tippecanoe County Democratic Central Committee will hold a caucus to fill the Lafayette City Council at-large seat vacated by Steve Meyer, who resigned after winning election as judge of Tippecanoe Superior 2. The caucus will be at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 30 at the Tippecanoe County Library downtown at 629 South St. People interested in being considered to the city council seat must live in the municipal boundaries of Lafayette and must file paperwork of their intent no later than 72 hours before the caucus.

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  2. Low gas prices wona t immediately translate to low delivery feesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    ... effect. One place that said they might soon re-evaluate their delivery fees is The Wright Flowers in West Lafayette. The business charges $8 for most deliveries in Tippecanoe County. Owner Bob King said gasoline isn't the only factor in that fee. It ...

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  3. Gift of a good story: Sisters bring large donation to Book Cycle programRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. - A book program for area preschoolers got a big donation thanks to two West Lafayette sisters.

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  4. Neighbors want a say in treatment plant's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

    ... it has steadily expanded. Two weeks ago, Sherman believed she had a responsible solution: They'd hook into West Lafayette sewer lines and use Lods' plant as a pumping station to send the sewage to the West Side plant. "We wouldn't take it," West ...

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  5. GE's Purdue partnership will help jet engine plant lift offRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Business Journal

    General Electric has formed a partnership with Purdue University that will give a boost to the jet engine plant it's building near Lafayette, Ind. The new pact calls for GE Global Research to invest up to $10 million in the Purdue partnership to work on research and development in advanced manufacturing.

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  6. Docs: Man drunkenly fled from deputy with kids in carRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    A Lafayette man faces several criminal charges after he fled during a traffic stop. Prosecutors said was drunk with two kids in the vehicle.

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  7. Lafayette City Council seat up for grabsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    The Tippecanoe County Democratic Central Committee is holding a caucus to fill an open at-large seat on the Lafayette City Council. Interested parties must live in the municipal boundaries of Lafayette and fill out paperwork by Friday, Dec. 26. No paperwork will be accepted after that time, Tippecanoe County Democratic Party Chairwoman Heather Maddox said.

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  8. Cremated remains donated to GoodwillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Workers at a Goodwill in Lafayette, Indiana, were shocked to find two boxes of cremated remains among donated household items.

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  9. Popular inn gets recommendation, unpopular housing proposal does notRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    ... care on nearly four acres of land on State Street, just west of McCormick Road. Both need final approval from West Lafayette. The inn and the housing requests need final approval from Tippecanoe County. All are scheduled to be heard next month.

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  10. Man drunkenly flees from deputy, with two children in vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    A Lafayette man who prosecutors said was drunk with two kids in the vehicle when he fled during a traffic stop faces several criminal charges. According to court documents, a Tippecanoe County deputy saw Michael Hood, 40, run a stop sign on Dec. 11, shortly before 8 p.m. The deputy said as he got out of his car, Hood sped off, running through six more stop signs and hitting a parked vehicle.

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  11. Cremated human remains donated to GoodwillRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... however, is grandma herself. Not even if it is just her ashes. But that's the surprise that Goodwill workers in Lafayette, Indiana found, according to the Denver Post on Monday . They were apparently looking through some donated items that included ...

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  12. Not enough room for another Jewish center ataRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal and Courier

    Not enough room for another Jewish center at Purdue? Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1AIY7Z7 A traditional Hanukkah food, latkes, or potato cakes, were served at dinner Tuesday at the new Chabad at Purdue center in West Lafayette. In a sing-song cadence, Rabbi Levi Tiechtel recited blessings in Hebrew Tuesday night before lighting the first branch of the oil menorah in his comfortable West Lafayette home, which also serves as the new Chabad at Purdue center.

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  13. Pedestrian crash report shows dangerous intersectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    The Area Plan Commission of Tippecanoe County just released a study analyzing crashes involving pedestrians in the Greater Lafayette area. The report includes pedestrian crashes from 2007 to 2012.

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  14. People go to a jaila to help Food Finders Food BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Betty Coppock started a group about a year ago called Random Acts of Kindness. The group travels around Greater Lafayette helping those in need.

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  15. $1.99 (and less) gas arrives in Lafayette areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    As of Tuesday evening, gas prices were below $2 a gallon at several stations in Lafayette and West Lafayette. News 18 found $1.99 and even $1.98 at the Admiral on Sagamore Parkway, just west of Morehouse Road.

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  16. Lafayette police arrest man believed responsible for school lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Lafayette police arrested 42-year-old Harachia China on Monday. China caused several Attica schools to go on lockdown Thursday , after Attica police said he was walking around with a shotgun.

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  17. Musician Jason Wells signs on with CMMRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PR Log

    PRLog - Dec. 16, 2014 - LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- For the past 6 years Jason Wells has been working non stop on growing his career.

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  18. From the J&C Archives: Dec. 15, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Journal and Courier

    For what is believed to be the first time in five years, Greater Lafayette drivers can buy gasoline for less than $1 a gallon. Regular, self-service gasoline was selling for 99 cents at this Clark Service Station, 101 State St., WL.

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  19. Indiana Supreme Court won't hear Y camp suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Journal and Courier

    ... to hear a case. Chief Justice Loretta Rush and Justice Brent Dickson, both of whom previously practiced law in Lafayette, to consider the issue. "The huge issue before us is how do we comply with Trial Rule 72 A?" Dickson asked Y camp attorney ...

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  20. 11-year-old Arkansas girl hails cab ... to FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | ReporterHerald.com

    ... Bryant police Sgt. Todd Crowson said. The girl's father said he had already confiscated her cellphone and makeup. LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Two boxes of cremated human remains mistakenly included among household items donated to an Indiana Goodwill ...

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