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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Rid the body of cancer," says Michael Wendt, an assistant professor at Purdue University, in West Lafayette, IN.
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.
Subject to certain closing conditions, AMRI will pay the remaining USD 36m for the West Lafayette business and will assume certain liabilities related to that subsidiary.
Williams said the company will attempt to get approval from the Board of Zoning Appeals, a seven-member panel appointed by the Lafayette and West Lafayette city councils, the Tippecanoe County commissioners and the Area Plan Commission.
(AMRI), and has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its West Lafayette, IN solid-state chemistry business (SSCI) for a total consideration of $60 million.
"Holiday season is cold season," warns Laura Palmer, a Cooperative Extension Service specialist in foods and nutrition at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
But a new study carried out by Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana has claimed that it is not an effective long-term diet solution, the Daily Mail reported.
The Association for Black Culture Centers (http://www.abcc.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."
INDIANA Eric Fein, South Bend, John Adams High School; Anirudh Prabhu, West Lafayette, West Lafayette Junior-Senior High School
US mobile operator Verizon Wireless announced today the launch of its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, West Lafayette and Lafayette.

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