New program to mentor LGBTQ students

A new campus program launching this month is offering guidance to undergraduate students who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning.



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U.S. oil prices fall below $97

NEW YORK — U.S. oil prices fell below $97 per barrel Monday as growing supplies offset concerns that President Barack Obama and other Western leaders will make it tougher for Iran to sell crude.


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Jimmy Fallon hosts Ball State idols

Charlie Cardinal and a group from Ball State's marching band joined Jimmy Fallon during his late night show in Indianapolis on Sunday, helping add to the college atmosphere of the night.


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Amid Super Bowl kudos, Indy cleans up, looks ahead

INDIANAPOLIS — Bleary-eyed and jubilant, Super Bowl organizers swung into cleanup mode Monday and hoped the rave reviews from fans and journalists over how it pulled off its first Super Bowl will draw the NFL's showcase event back to town.



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Indiana joins right-to-work ranks, gov. signs bill

  INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana is the first Rust Belt state to enact the contentious right-to-work labor law prohibiting labor contracts that require workers to pay union representation fees, after Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels signed the bill Wednesday afternoon.


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Famed photographer to speak on campus

Shawn Records, a photographer who followed the production of "Where the Wild Things Are," will speak today at 5 p.m. in the Art and Journalism Building Room 225. He will be discussing his experiences behind the lens with his lecture entitled, "My Favorite Things: Some Things I've Made and Some Others That I Wish I



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Status update: Facebook to go public, raise $5B

NEW YORK — Facebook made a much-anticipated status update Wednesday: The Internet social network is going public eight years after its computer-hacking CEO Mark Zuckerberg started the service at Harvard University.


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GOP race turns to Nevada amid caucus turmoil

LAS VEGAS — This was supposed to be the Nevada GOP's year of redemption, a chance for Republicans to have a prominent role in picking a challenger for President Barack Obama four years after bungling its first attempt to turn the state into a major player in presidential politics.


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LA school officials chided for molest case silence

LOS ANGELES — Angry parents have confronted Los Angeles school officials, demanding to know why they weren't told for a year that a teacher was alleged to have photographed children in class for sexual thrills.



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Ball State professor brings personal connection to Super Bowl

With the arrival of the Super Bowl to Indianapolis, central Indiana will hold the spotlight for a brief moment in the world of sports. Though Muncie is an hour away from the Circle City, a Ball State professor has a significant connection to the Super Bowl.


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Pfizer recalls 1M birth control packs after mixup

INDIANAPOLIS — Pfizer Inc. is recalling 1 million packets of birth control pills due to a packaging error that could raise the risk of an accidental pregnancy by leaving women with an inadequate dose.






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