At the games

As the beginning of the 2012 London Summer Olympics quickly approaches, Ball State students and professors are preparing for the big trip and the publicity it may bring to various departments on campus. -á


Radiohead drum technician killed in stage collapse

TORONTO - Investigators combed through the wreckage of a Toronto stage Sunday to determine what caused the structure to come crashing down ahead of a Radiohead concert, killing the band's drum technician and injuring three other crew members. -á


Rodney King, whose beating led to LA riots, dies

LOS ANGELES - His beating stunned the nation, left Los Angeles smoldering and helped reshape race relations and police tactics. And in a quavering voice on national television, Rodney King pleaded for peace while the city burned.


NW Ind. district: Facebook comments posed threat

HAMMOND, Ind.- Three eighth-grade girls expelled from school for making comments on Facebook about killing classmates posed a threat to other students, attorneys for a northwestern Indiana school district said.


Verizon to phase out most existing phone plans

NEW YORK - Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest cellphone company, is phasing out nearly all of its existing phone plans and replacing them with pricing schemes that encourage customers to connect their non-phone devices, like tablets and PCs, to the Verizon network.


Judge sets hearing on CBS bid to block ABC series

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A federal judge has set a hearing on a motion by CBS to block the premiere of the upcoming ABC reality series "The Glass House" on the basis it copies elements and secrets from the long-running show "Big Brother."


Building up

Students who are looking forward to moving into the freshly renovated Studebaker East residence hall might be in for a surprise once August rolls around. -á

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