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Ball State gets $1M US grant to help Afghan school

Ball State University has received a $1 million State Department grant to help Kandahar University in Afghanistan develop economics curricula emphasizing free market principles and entrepreneurship.



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Bush book praised in Dallas, criticized overseas

Autograph-seekers descended on a Dallas shopping center Tuesday as former President George W. Bush officially kicked off the release of his new memoir, receiving praise for his candor at a hometown bookstore even as his renewed defense of waterboarding as an interrogation tactic was greeted with derision overseas.


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Ball State drops one spot on sexual report card

Students are not the only ones being graded. The annual Trojan Sexual Health Report Card evaluated Ball State's sexual health services, rating the university 31st out of 141 colleges across the country.



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No charges for destroying CIA interrogation videos

A special prosecutor cleared the CIA's former top clandestine officer and others Tuesday of any charges for destroying agency videotapes showing waterboarding of terror suspects, but he continued an investigation into whether the harsh questioning went beyond legal boundaries.


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Republicans in charge take aim at health overhaul

Resurgent Republicans rallied Sunday behind an agenda based on unwavering opposition to the Obama White House and federal spending, laying the groundwork for gridlock until their 2012 goal: a new president, a "better Senate" and ridding the country of that demonized health care law.


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To Write Love on Her Arms founder to talk about suicide

To bring awareness to depression, especially the kind that hits students as winter rolls in and the semester comes to an end, Ball State has brought Jamie Tworkowski, founder of To Write Love on Her Arms, to the university to speak about the disorder.


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Indy billboard companies reject anti-Lilly ad

A health advocacy group that wanted to post billboards critical of drug maker Eli Lilly in its hometown says it couldn't find a billboard company willing to put up the message.






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