Sandusky abuse suit comes from new accuser

A former Penn State assistant football coach sexually abused a boy more than 100 times, and threatened to harm his family to keep him quiet, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by a new accuser who is not part of the criminal case.



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Kwanzaa to be celebrated in Kinghorn MPR

The Multicultural Center will be hosting the fourth annual Kwanzaa Celebration to celebrate African American culture at 5:30 today in the Kinghorn multipurpose room.


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Prosecutors: Blagojevich should get 15 to 20 years

Rod Blagojevich deserves a sentence of 15 to 20 years in prison on his multiple corruption convictions for misusing the power of his office "from the very moment he became governor," federal prosecutors said Wednesday.



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Snow takes over campus

Facilities Planning and Management tries to prepare for the winter weather season each year, but preparing for Tuesday's storm was near impossible, associate director for Landscape and Environment Management Mike Planton said.


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VIDEO: First snowfall

Very strange weather has battered Muncie for the past two days. NewsLink looks at how Ball State students and locals are reacting and preparing for the sudden change.


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Stress workshops offered in time for semester's end

The Ball State Counseling Center and the Student Recreation and Wellness Center are hosting two stress management workshops designed to keep students sane during the last few weeks of the semester and throughout the year.



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Indiana student studying in Egypt decides to stay

An Indiana University student who was one of three taking a semester-long course in Egypt said he plans to remain in the Middle Eastern nation through the end of the year despite a classmate's recent arrest during protests, a school official said Monday.


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Sandusky charity asks donors to give elsewhere

A charity for at-risk children founded by a former Penn State assistant football coach now charged with molesting boys asked its donors on Monday to instead give their money to an organization for sexual-assault victims.



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Muncie gets first snowfall

Snow and rain has started to fall around campus, with 4 inches of snow expected by tomorrow due to a winter storm headed into Indiana this afternoon.


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In Egypt, ultra-Islamists make election debut

Egypt's first parliamentary elections since the fall of Hosni Mubarak brought the political debut of a potentially powerful new player on the scene, the ultraconservative Islamist movement known as the Salafis.


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Gingrich: I'm not perfect, yet better than Romney

Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich acknowledged Monday that he isn't the perfect candidate but contends he's "a lot more conservative than Mitt Romney and a lot more electable than anybody else."


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Return of the Blue Loop

As a means for students to travel through snow, the Blue Loop normally starts running after Winter Break, but this year it began taking students around campus before the end of Fall Semester.