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Census: 1 in 7 Americans lives in poverty

The ranks of the working-age poor climbed to the highest level since the 1960s as the recession threw millions of people out of work last year, leaving one in seven Americans in poverty.


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Indiana University student remembered

The Indiana University student who died in a Ball State dorm early Saturday after a night of partying had been a high school football star who liked to joke around, a friend said this week.



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Karl Rove tells BSU students about midterm elections

President George W. Bush's former deputy chief and senior adviser spoke at John R. Emens Auditorium last night.  Check out our media partner, WCRD 91.3 FM, for audio clips of Rove's speech: http://wcrd.iweb.bsu.edu/news



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Speaker proposes changes to education system in lecture

Students, Ball State professors and interested Muncie residents attended Andreas Schleicher's discussion of education systems, universal student achievement and the quality of teachers Thursday night at the Alumni Center.


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Ellsworth stop at Ball State looking more likely

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Brad Ellsworth, behind more than 20 points in a statewide poll last month, currently has no plans to visit the Indiana college campuses that helped fuel Barack Obama's victory in the 2008 presidential election.



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Open Mic Night features various talents

The first Open Mic Night of the year, beginning at 9 p.m. in Pruis Hall, will highlight various talents and a diverse array of students with a wide range of musical styles.


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Grim outlook for Democrats as House goes up for grabs

Disgruntled voters, a sluggish economy and vanishing enthusiasm for President Barack Obama have put 75 seats or more in the House — the vast majority held by Democrats — at risk of changing hands and putting Republicans in charge.








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