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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.

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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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.