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Tenants trickling in to Purdue’s technology center

For a city feverishly growing its technology and life sciences sectors, it seemed a bit anticlimactic last January when
Purdue University dedicated its new technology center with only one tenant. But the lone tenant in the $12.8
million complex, FlamencoNets, a high-tech telecommunications firm, is about to get some company.

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Purdue prof: ‘Clunkers’ could stall retail sales

The federal ‘Cash for Clunkers’ program has opened a floodgate of car sales that President Obama says is a much-needed
boost for the economy. But retailers may feel the negative effects of America’s collective investment in new cars, predicts
a Purdue Retail Institute researcher.

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Purdue prof: ‘Clunkers’ could stall retail sales

The federal “Cash for Clunkers” program has opened a floodgate of car sales that President Obama
says is a much-needed boost for the economy. But retailers may feel the negative effects of America’s collective investment
in new cars, predicts a Purdue Retail Institute researcher.

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DePauw, Ball State, Purdue buildings among top AIA design winners

Three university projects, two of which contain green-building elements, dominated the most recent design awards presented
by the American Institute of Architects Indiana chapter. Of the four award winners, three involved college buildings: the
Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University, the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering at Purdue University, and
the Straw Bale Eco Center at Ball State University.

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Big Ten battles for TV sports bonanza

The new Big Ten Network and some of the nation’s largest cable television systems are fighting over how consumers will be charged for the network’s programming. Hundreds of sporting events could be blacked out in local markets, including scores of Indiana and Purdue university football and basketball games, if the two sides don’t reach an agreement.

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