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Teen seen on video attacking party host sentenced to 8 years in prison

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Twenty-year-old Bradley Wise appeared Thursday at his sentencing hearing as a man with contrasting traits like a tale of two Bradleys. There was the drug-addicted Wise who — along with seven others allegedly — attacked Tim Landrum as Landrum hosted a birthday party for Wise's girlfriend and another friend on Dec. 1, 2020. Wise, who was 18 at the time of the attack, and the others beat, kicked and stomped Landrum to the brink of death as he lied where he fell under his kitchen table, according to prosecutors, who also mentioned the graphic video the teens made of the attack.
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St. Boniface Germanfest not 'mini' anymore

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A popular Lafayette festival isn't "mini" anymore. St. Boniface Catholic Church hosted a mini-Germanfest last year due to COVID-19 concerns. Now, organizers say that the event is back this September and better than ever. The event closes North, Ferry and Eighth streets near St. Boniface...
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Man injured after being hit by train

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A man is injured after being struck by a train earlier Wednesday evening. At approximately 5:45 p.m., Lafayette fire and police were called near the intersection of North 9th Street and Canal Road. According to police, the man was standing on CSX tracks where he...
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11 Stranger Things About Purdue Than Millie Bobby Brown’s Enrollment

IN A SHOCKING example of life imitating art, 18-year-old Millie Bobby Brown, who plays the telekinetic, Eggo-scarfing, nosebleed-prone Eleven in the Indiana-set Netflix hit Stranger Things, recently revealed in an interview with Allure she is now an online student at Purdue University, studying human services. But even though she’s only attending virtually, some of the darker, weirder, or just downright peculiar corners of the university’s West Lafayette campus would make the sci-fi/horror veteran feel right at home. Here are 11 (see what we did there?) Boilermaker oddities.
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Monsters, terror among upcoming Civic Theatre themes

LAFAYETTE, Ind. − New auditions and performances are coming to Lafayette's Civic Theatre in the coming days. On Aug. 21 and 22, the youth production of "She Kills Monsters!" will be holding auditions from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the art studio at The Arts Federation building at 638 North Street. High school students ages 13-18 years old are encouraged to audition. Those auditioning will be asked to read sides from the script individually and in small groups.
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Invasive spotted lanternfly now in northern Indiana

WEST LAFAYETTE — Seen in July in Indiana’s Huntington County, the invasive spotted lanternfly has officially migrated to northern Indiana, just one year after its initial sighting in Switzerland County. Cliff Sadof, professor of entomology and Purdue Extension fellow, said this migration poses a significant agricultural risk to...
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High school football: Week 1 predictions

It's finally here, Week 1 of the high school football season. Here's the schedule of games with projected winners. A game 18 years in the making. After a near two-decade drought not playing each other (aside from preseason scrimmages), the Raiders and Red Devils square off. Despite the close proximity of the two football complexes, these two will travel to Indianapolis to play in the Horseshoe Classic at Lucas Oil Stadium. Harrison practices on artificial turf every day. Does that play into the Raiders' favor?
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McCutcheon grad named 2022 Tyler Trent Award recipient

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Purdue University recently announced the recipient of the 2022 Tyler Trent Courage and Resilience Award. The award is given in honor of former Purdue student and super fan Tyler Trent, who lost his battle with cancer in 2019. This year's recipient is Purdue senior...
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Clinton County Farms Recognized With Hoosier Homestead Awards

Longstanding Clinton County family farms recently received Hoosier Homestead awards for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to State Rep. Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo) and State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon). The Carter Farm, in operation since 1905, and theMohler Farm, in operation since 1922, both received Hoosier Homestead...
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'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown enrolls at Purdue University

Millie Bobby Brown is enrolled in Purdue University and attending classes online. The "Stranger Things" star revealed the news in an interview with Allure magazine, saying she is studying human services, where "you learn about the system and how to help young people." Purdue University is located in West Lafayette,...
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‘UnPHILtered’: Purdue University garnering national attention

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Purdue University is getting nationwide recognition. According to business intelligence company Morning Consult, Purdue is the fourth-most trusted public university in the nation. U.S. News and World Report ranks the university in West Lafayette among the top 10 most innovative schools nationwide. Ethan Braden, executive vice...
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U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense visits Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Pentagon's No. 2 official, Deputy Secretary Dr. Kathleen Hicks completed her two-day tour across the Midwest at Purdue. The focus of the tour was to see how institutions around the nation are revolutionizing technology that can be used for defense. Those in attendance...
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