LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - The Super Bowl could be coming back to the Hoosier State.
Indianapolis is one of three finalists for the 2018 Super Bowl. NFL owners met Tuesday and announced that Indianapolis, New Orleans, and Minneapolis are the finalists to host the game.
Indy capitalized on the success of hosting the 2012 Super Bowl in their 2018 bid.
The Greater Lafayette area was affected by the big game two years ago to the tune of $2 million according to Visitors Center officials.
"It was our best February on record innkeeper's tax. So, we know our lodging facilities did really well," said Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette President Jo Wade.
Area restaurant owners agree it's a big deal.
"People from all over the nation come in to the Super Bowl Village, so it's a big attraction for the whole state of Indiana,” said John Benjamin, President of Operations for Scotty’s Brewhouse.
NFL officials are expected to announce the winning city for the 2018 Super Bowl in May.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) proposed a pre-K voucher program as part of his 2014 agenda. The program would give underprivileged children access to pre-K programs.
Several generations gathered Saturday to remember a day that will live in infamy. The day marked 72 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Almost Home is holding an open house with special adoption deals.