Spooky season cooling down

Cooler temperatures are beginning to set in for the year, and Weather Forecaster Natasha Leland knows just how cool it will be this holiday week.



Sharif Proctor lifts his hands up in front of the police line during a protest in response to the police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, in Philadelphia. Police officers fatally shot the 27-year-old Black man during a confrontation Monday afternoon in West Philadelphia that quickly raised tensions in the neighborhood. (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
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Five national stories of the week

Amy Coney Barrett awaits high-profile cases on the Supreme Court, California braces for more fires and winds, the Philadelphia police shooting of a Black man sparks protests, scientists remove murder hornets from Washington state and an Eli Lilly COVID-19 antibody drug trial loses government funding make up this week's five national stories.


WEATHER

Overnight rain chances

Weather Forecaster Maddi Johnson is tracking widespread rain chances throughout Central Indiana during the overnight hours.



FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo, people wear protective face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the Tajrish traditional bazaar in northern Tehran, Iran. As a new wave of coronavirus infections engulfed Iran this month, filling hospitals and driving up the death toll, the country's health minister gave a rare speech criticizing the government's powerlessness to enforce basic health measures. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
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Five international stories of the week

Spain enforces a curfew to curb the spread of COVID-19, Pope Francis names 13 new cardinals, Italy closes gyms and movie theaters for one month, Iran's health minister criticizes his government's handling of the pandemic and Japan rejects the United Nation's Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons make up this week's five international stories.



John Smith, president of the industrial division at Mid-West Metal Products, talks to students in the MadJax studio fall 2019. Mid-West Metal Products is based in Muncie and provided materials for the Minnetrista farmers market project. Kevin Klinger, Photo Provided
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iMADE Muncie students create new Minnetrista benches

After designing 12 buildings for class projects without being able to see any of them built, Steven Polchinski, fourth-year architecture major, spent part of his spring 2020 semester working with graduate students to assemble new benches and trash cans for Minnetrista.



WEATHER

Warmer weather ahead

Weather Forecaster Chris Guevara is tracking warmer weather ahead along with more rain chances.


Senators Chiara Biddle and Miryam Bevelle present their proposed college loyalty campaign at the SGA Zoom meeting on Oct. 21, 2020. The campaign passed 42-0, with four abstentions, and will allow students to give feedback on their respective colleges. Maya Wilkins, Screenshot Capture
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Ball State SGA votes on loyalty campaign, vote center

At the Oct. 21 Zoom meeting, Ball State Student Government Association (SGA) was presented with a budget request that would allow students on campus to give feedback on their respective colleges in exchange for stickers. The request, presented by Senators Chiara Biddle and Miryam Bevelle, is part of a college loyalty campaign that the two have been working on.


Crystal Williams-Coleman, President the Guardian Civic League, right, talks to reporters during a press conference, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in Philadelphia. Public servants, firefighters, paramedics, emergency responders and a diverse group of law enforcement professionals denounced the Fraternal Order of Police and Local 22 for not listening to the concerns of the dues paying union members when endorsing President Donald J. Trump for re-election. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
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Five national stories of the week

An Alaska tsunami warning came after an earthquake Monday, Black police officers are breaking from unions because of Donald Trump endorsements, a California panel of doctors will review any coronavirus vaccine before residents are able to receive it, an excavation for victims of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre continues and hospitals in the rural Midwest struggle to contain virus outbreaks.







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