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Drawing with chalk prohibited on campus sidewalks

On a campus visit as a senior in high school, freshman Karen Trexler saw the fish in the fountain outside Woodworth Complex decorated with sidewalk chalk. She said it was part of what she found endearing about Ball State, and she and some friends decided to replicate the decorations one night two weeks ago.


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Ind. tops nation in water pollution

ROCKPORT, Ind. - Indiana topped the nation last year in the amount of toxic chemicals its factories discharged into waterways, according to a report from an environmental ground that found Hoosier industries dumped more than 27 million pounds of pollutants into the state's rivers and streams.


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Researchers alarmed by Ind. high school rape rates

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - A new report showing that Indiana females in grades nine through 12 have the nation's second-highest rate of forced sex is spurring calls for more education and prevention efforts.



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2 appear in court in Tulsa shooting rampage

TULSA, Okla.- Two Oklahoma men suspected in a shooting rampage that left three people dead and terrorized Tulsa's African-American community appeared in court Monday and had bond set at more than $9 million each.



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Navy jet crashes in Va., 2 pilots eject

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A Navy jet with two aviators aboard crashed Friday into an apartment building in Virginia Beach, according to the Navy and media reports. -á


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Cops confirm ID of target in shooting

OAKLAND, Calif. - Police confirmed Wednesday that the nursing program director of the California college where a former student is suspected of going on a shooting rampage was the suspect's intended target.



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SGA president pro tempore elected

Another shift in the leadership of the Student Government Association took place Wednesday afternoon when senators elected a new president pro tempore.


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Public officials march for awareness

The Walk a Mile in Her shoes event Wednesday afternoon at University Green brought not only students and faculty from the Ball State community to participate, but also public officials such as the Muncie mayor and members of the fire and police departments. 


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SGA president pro tempore elected

Another shift in the leadership of the Student Government Association took place Wednesday afternoon when senators elected a new president pro tempore.