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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.

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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4 people rescued from roller coaster

A mechanical problem at Indiana Beach caused four people to be stuck in a roller coaster about 70 feet in the air Monday evening.