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  1. Nighttime construction causes some problems for driversRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Drivers in West Lafayette will have to find an alternate route on Northwestern Avenue during the night the next couple of weeks. It's part of an ongoing resurfacing project on Sagamore Parkway.

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  2. City covers up - zombie' street paintingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

    City covers up 'zombie' street painting Harrowing landscape by local artist taken down; street art project continues Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1wj8TEv Sagan Newham proudly strolled down Ferry Street in downtown Lafayette last week, eager to show a couple of out-of-town friends her latest work. Newham's latest piece of public art - "Walking Men," an exploration of toil and decay that took a week to complete - had been erased.

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  3. Lafayette movers, shakers: Same old white guys?Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

    There wasn't a whole lot of protest among the movers, the shakers and Greater Lafayette's established classes when these words were written nearly three years ago: "Many communities fall into a rut of having the same people populate all the community's boards of directors," a group of Wisconsin-based consultants wrote in "We call this group 'the usual suspects' because they're the first ones who are called to lead, to help raise money or to sit on a committee. You know who these people are.

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  4. The Great Chicago Myth debunkedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Reporters from the Journal and Courier take a look at the popular myth that when high rises closed in Chicago, the crime rate in Lafayette, Indiana rose significantly. The Great Chicago Myth debunked Reporters from the Journal and Courier take a look at the popular myth that when high rises closed in Chicago, the crime rate in Lafayette, Indiana rose significantly.

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  5. Armed men barge into home, rob two peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

    ... http://on.jconline.com/1whFElk Two armed men barged into a home at a trailer park on Klondike Road near West Lafayette and robbed two people, according to Tippecanoe County sheriff deputies. The men, who are described as white, dressed in black ...

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  6. Evicted tenant claims payback by mayor, wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal and Courier

    ... by Mayor Tony Roswarski and his wife, Tonya. A family that reported code violations in a rental house owned by Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski and his wife, Tonya, claimed retaliation Monday after a judge gave them until Oct. 31 to leave the eastside ...

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  7. Opposition of mandatory spay and neuter tables ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    No matter who you asked Monday, even if two people had different opinions, they both agreed there is a problem. "We do have a lot of stray dogs that get picked up here," Lafayette resident Sandra Dukes said.

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  8. One person was sent to the hospital after a 3-car crash on Creasy Lane Monday afternoon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Lafayette police say it happened at 3:40 p.m. on the 200 block of Creasy Lane when a southbound driver did not stop at the stoplight. Two cars that were leaving the Lafayette Pavilions parking lot had already entered the intersection and the southbound driver hit them both.

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  9. West Lafayette accepting mural proposals for Post OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    The City of West Lafayette is accepting proposals for a new mural project for the West Lafayette Post Office. City officials said this mural will have the potential to enliven a high traffic postal site and create a very visible point of interest for the community.

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  10. Two guests with Prompt Ambulance Service, Megan Clary and Nate Metz,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    ... But officially, it's known as the Taste of Care. Some of the best cooks from health facilities around Greater Lafayette are competing for a great cause at Ross-Ade Stadium. Their dishes will be served to benefit the Cornerstone Autism Center. Two ...

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  11. Did you read about douchebags, Sleater-Kinney, and Lorde?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chicago Reader

    The bodies of three more women , apparent homicide victims, were found in Gary this morning, bringing the total found in Gary and Hammond since Friday to seven? - Mike Sula Greg Hinz on the Sun-Times 's benching of reporter Dave McKinney after the Rauner campaign complained about one of his stories? - Steve Bogira About "the great Chicago migration myth" -the "completely untrue" assumption that former public-housing residents from the city have caused a spike in crime in places like Lafayette, Indiana? - Mick Dumke About the archaeological findings in Russia that show the grocery list to date back to, oh, 1280 or so? - Kate Schmidt That a San Francisco radio station is banning Lorde's "Royals" until the end of the World Series? - Molly Raskin

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  12. Mikel Livingston and Steven PorterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Indianapolis Star

    Lafayette residents have long believed that low-income African Americans from Chicago flooded into Lafayette. It's just not true.

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  13. The Great Chicago MythRead the original story

    Monday | Gapers Block

    Residents of Lafayette, IN have long believed that former residents of Chicago's projects were the cause of increasing violent crime and drugs in the area. In a two-part investigative report, the Lafayette Journal-Courier shows that's just not true .

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  14. Speaker promoting abstinence to speak TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Journal and Courier

    ... of (marriage) you will pay. No one has ever had more than one partner and not paid." Basham said she enlisted West Lafayette Community School Corp. Superintendent Rocky Killion to help her spread the word of Stenzel's talk to other public school ...

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  15. Editor's notes: Piercing the Great Chicago MythRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Journal and Courier

    Editor's notes: Piercing the Great Chicago Myth It's important that we confront the belief that blacks moved here from Chicago's projects Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1wblI3p I had been in Lafayette for about a week when I first heard of the "Great Chicago Myth" - the widely held belief in this community that Chicago public housing officials emptied out the city's notorious housing projects more than a decade ago and handed all the former residents one-way bus tickets to Lafayette. Having worked for a quarter-century as a reporter and editor at the Chicago Tribune, I immediately doubted that the story could be true and dismissed it as a fantasy of the local merchant who was relating it to me.

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  16. The Great Chicago Migration MythRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Journal and Courier

    Spindler mistook the gunshots for fireworks at first. By the time she went outside, Lafayette police officers and crime scene technicians were swarming the scene as an ambulance sped away with one of the victims.

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  17. Fewer same-sex couples rushing to courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    ... been Houston's favorite part of the wedding-planning process. She and her partner, Christine, met two years ago in Lafayette. They spent time together, working and volunteering at the Almost Home Humane Society. Now, they are planning to get married ...

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  18. Tippecanoe Co. property tax deadline approachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    ... options are available from mailing to paying online. Pay in person at the Treasurers' Office, 20 N. Third St., in Lafayette, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Pay by mail. Checks should be written to the Tippecanoe County ...

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  19. No. 8 Michigan State @ Indiana PredictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Only Colors

    ... of a 17-point victory against Purdue last week gets the win for him in the standings after the Spartans left West Lafayette, Ind. with a 14-point victory. Joe leads SpartanBDF, Con-T, Pete, and Jeremy all by one win in the season standings.

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  20. Road closures planned during Boilermaker Half-MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Due to the Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon on campus Saturday, many roads around campus will be shut down as a result. Purdue police advise motorists to avoid the West Lafayette campus, if at all possible, from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

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