Help out and clean up downtown Muncie today

A few hours and a few helping hands is all it takes to make a difference in the community, and students can take part in a morning of cleaning in downtown Muncie on Saturday.


Bonnaroo snags Eminem, Arcade Fire, Springfield

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A reunited Buffalo Springfield will play its only festival date this year at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, joining Eminem, Arcade Fire, Widespread Panic, Lil Wayne, The Black Keys and Robert Plant in celebrating 10 years down on the farm.


Bloomington Tibetan center prays for Norbu family

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Friends of the Dalai Lama's nephew and fellow Buddhists who never met him gathered Tuesday evening to mark his death amid rhythmic chanting of monks and pealing bells at the southern Indiana Tibetan center his father founded.


Bankruptcy: Borders' penalty for being a step slow

Borders now begins what analysts expect will be a quickly resolved struggle for the survival of its remaining stores. It's the latest cautionary tale about the dangers retailers face when they fail to keep up with swiftly changing technology and consumer habits.


Union protests at Ind. Statehouse on GOP proposals

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Several hundred steelworkers hit the halls of the Statehouse on Tuesday to protest what they called an "anti-worker agenda" of the Republican majorities in the Indiana House and Senate.


SGA executive slate candidates announced

The next Student Government Association executive board made its first appearance together last night. The question is which of the two slates nominated will take the position.


Immersive learning class works with Circle of Blue

An immersive learning program combining the talents of Ball State graphics students and non-profit news organization Circle of Blue released a new multimedia project highlighting how China's water supply cannot support the country's demand for energy.


Dalai Lama nephew hit by car, killed on Fla. walk

PALM COAST, Fla.  — The Dalai Lama's nephew was smiling, radiating energy as he tackled the first leg of a 300-mile walk to promote Tibet's independence from China. He insisted on finishing the last two miles on his own, even as darkness fell.


Foes seek to de-fund, discredit Planned Parenthood

NEW YORK — From its defiant origins in 1916, Planned Parenthood has not shied away from controversy — fighting to legalize birth control, offering candid sex education to adolescents and evolving into America's largest provider of abortions.

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