NEWS


News 6/30/2020, 3:00pm

5 national stories of the week

Mississippi taking down its state flag, Supreme Court rulings on an abortion-related case and state aid to religious schooling, the Golden State Killer’s admission to several rape and murder cases and the death of the creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” make up this week’s five national stories.


News 6/29/2020, 3:15pm

5 international stories of the week

Governments stepping up testing and restrictions due to COVID-19, the European Union’s travel restrictions, Russian bounties being offered to Taliban-linked militants to kill American troops, China’s measures against its Uighur population and the Rolling Stones threatening legal action against President Donald Trump for repeated use of their music make up this week’s five international stories.


News 6/24/2020, 12:00pm

Here’s how athletics will return for Muncie Community Schools

At the Muncie Community Schools (MCS) board meeting Tuesday, Muncie Central High School Principal Chris Walker, and athletic director, Tom Lyon announced the return of athletics in the school district and how it would happen. The plan will occur in three phases beginning July 6.


News 6/23/2020, 3:00pm

5 national stories of the week

Fauci’s hope for a vaccine by late 2020 or early 2021, Americans wanting change to the nation’s criminal justice system, the police reform bills in Congress, election primaries in Kentucky and New York and President Donald Trump’s proposed executive order to protect monuments make up this week’s five national stories.


News 6/22/2020, 3:30pm

5 international stories of the week

COVID-19 updates from around the world, fashion brands challenged to confront racist attitudes, the mourning of victims of a suspected terror attack in England, poaching in Asia and Africa and a solar eclipse on the eastern hemisphere make up this week’s five international stories.


News 6/21/2020, 6:00pm

Ball State president details budget plans for FY 2021

At its June 19 meeting, Ball State’s Board of Trustees approved a resolution authorizing Ball State to continue operations after July 1, and continue spending thereafter at the same levels the Board approved for the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, according to an email sent out by President Geoffrey Mearns.


News 6/18/2020, 12:30pm

Court rejects Trump bid to end young immigrants’ protections

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, his second stunning election-season rebuke from the court in a week after Monday’s ruling that it’s illegal to fire people because they’re gay or transgender.


News 6/16/2020, 3:00pm

5 national stories of the week

A poll reflecting the unhappiness in the U.S. in 2020, Atlanta mayor’s vow to change use of force by police officers, changes to policing being sought by President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans, a partial rebound for U.S. retail sales and the Academy Awards being delayed make up this week’s five national stories.


News 6/16/2020, 1:47pm

Trump signs executive order on police reform

Following weeks of national protests since the death of George Floyd, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on policing Tuesday that would encourage better police practices and establish a database to keep track of officers with a history of excessive use-of-force complaints.