File photo: Purdue University. (WLFI)

Purdue to freeze tuition for fourth consecutive year

With Wednesday’s approval by the Board of Trustees’ executive committee, tuition at Purdue’s West Lafayette campus will remain at $10,002 for in-state residents and $28,804 for non-residents.

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Sunny and dry for a change

Mostly sunny skies will take over today with the threat of rain diminishing through afternoon. Highs will be in the lower to middle 80s … More »

Image of Rep. Sheila Klinker talking to elementary school students courtesy WLFI.

Lawmaker says she’ll sponsor state insect bill

Democratic state Rep. Sheila Klinker of Lafayette told second-graders at a West Lafayette elementary school Wednesday that she’ll back a bill the make the firefly the state insect.

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Expansions will keep construction companies busy

Over the past 48 hours, the Summit City has seen nearly $1.3 billion in investments. With two of the county’s five largest employers announcing expansion plans, along with downtown city projects, construction companies will be vying for work and have plenty of options for the new few years.

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New study warns of sunscreen products that don’t work

Pools are open and many schools are letting out for summer, meaning kids will be enjoying a lot of time in the sun. But a new report says 80 percent of sunscreen products don’t work to the level they claim.

FILE - In this early Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles firefighters battle a fire at an apartment building under construction next to the Harbor Freeway (Interstate 110) Freeway in Los Angeles. The fire gutted the 1.3 million-square-foot Da Vinci complex. A law enforcement official says a man has been arrested for allegedly causing a massive inferno that destroyed an unfinished apartment building and damaged adjacent office towers in downtown Los Angeles. Damage was estimated at $20 million to $30 million. No one was hurt. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Man arrested for massive downtown Los Angeles blaze

The arrest culminated a six-month investigation involving the Los Angeles Fire Department, LAPD and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, but officials would not say what evidence led them to the suspect.

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Wild on WANE: Dingoes

Since the Australian Adventure opened at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo back in 1987, visitors have had the chance to see dingoes. Rob Lydick explores in this week’s Wild on WANE.

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5/27 Baseball And Softball Sectional Recap

The weather wreaked havoc on the local baseball and softball sectional schedule on Wednesday, but East Noble and Snider fans came away happy after a long night at DeKalb High School.

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Carroll, Canterbury Advance To Regional Tennis Finals

Two of the state’s top teams will meet Thursday night for the girls regional tennis title as 16th-ranked Carroll and no. 13 Canterbury both swept their way through the regional semifinals on Wednesday night.