West Lafayette

West Lafayette,

city (1990 pop. 25,907), Tippecanoe co., W Ind., a suburb of LafayetteLafayette
. 1 City (1990 pop. 23,501), Contra Costa co., NW Calif., a residential suburb in the San Francisco–Oakland area; settled 1848, inc. 1968. The city is a horse raising and agricultural trading center, especially for walnuts; there is also light
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, on the Wabash River; inc. 1924. A primarily residential city, it is the seat of Purdue Univ. There is farming (corn, wheat, soybeans, rye, oats, hogs, cattle) and manufacturing (machinery, electronic and consumer goods, and chemicals). Nearby is the Tippecanoe battlesite (see under TippecanoeTippecanoe
, river, c.170 mi (270 km) long, rising in the lake district of NE Ind. and flowing SW to the Wabash River, near Lafayette. U.S. Gen. William Henry Harrison fought the Shawnees in the battle of Tippecanoe, Nov. 7, 1811, on the site of Battle Ground, Ind.
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, river), where William Henry HarrisonHarrison, William Henry,
1773–1841, 9th President of the United States (Mar. 4–Apr. 4, 1841), b. "Berkeley," Charles City co., Va.; son of Benjamin Harrison (1726?–1791) and grandfather of Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901).
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 fought (1811) the Native American chief TecumsehTecumseh
, 1768?–1813, chief of the Shawnee, b. probably in Clark co., Ohio. Among his people he became distinguished for his prowess in battle, but he opposed the practice of torturing prisoners.
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His last position held was as the Director of Student Services at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
On-line retailer Amazon Inc (Nasdaq: AMZN) announced on Tuesday the opening of Amazon@Purdue, its first-ever staffed customer order pickup and drop-off location, housed in the Krach Leadership Centre at Purdue University's West Lafayette, Indiana campus.
net) will hold its 22nd annual conference October 25-28, 2012 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana titled "Culture, Concerns and Contradictions: Being Black in the Age of Obama.
The new Four Points by Sheraton West Lafayette will open in late spring 2011, on completing extensive renovations to the hotel, formerly known as University Plaza Hotel.
His community involvement includes President of the Greater Lafayette Commerce Telecommunications Oversight Committee, Finance Committee Chairman at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Steering Committee for Greater Lafayette Information Technology Society, and Past President of the West Lafayette Redevelopment Commission.
In the second half, Quinn seemed to pass the hot hand over to Willis, who scored 17 of her game-high 23 points to lead the fifth-seeded Bruins to a 74-61 victory over the 12th-seeded Falcons at Purdue's Mackey Arena in West Lafayette, Ind.
Dave Downey, executive director, Center for Food & Agricultural Business, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
West Lafayette, population 28,778, and Dodge City, population 25,176, demonstrate how their community efforts and forming of partnerships not only enhanced their quality of life but provide examples that can be replicated in your town and neighborhood.
Calories in liquids may not curb your appetite as much as calories in solid foods, says a researcher at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Democrosoft: Scott Ahearn, Indianapolis; Connor Crowley, Bloomington; Alexis Ford, Geneva; Pooja Patel, Westfield; Jacob Snyder, West Lafayette.
He also serves on the board of the West Lafayette Schools Education Foundation.

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