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news 8/2/2021, 10:00am

Five international stories of the week

US expands Afghan refugee program, Belarus Olympian plans to seek asylum in Poland, Turkey battles wildfires for the sixth day, Europe's vaccine passes reveal some pockets of resistance and death toll triples to more than 300 in recent China flooding makes up this week's five international stories. 


news 7/27/2021, 10:00am

Five national news stories of the week

Last victim ID'd in Florida condo building collapse, Jacoby wins swimming gold for the US, California and New York City require government workers to get the coronavirus vaccine, Biden says US combat mission in Iraq to conclude by year end and warming rivers in US West are killing fish and imperiling the industry makes up this week's five national stories. 


news 7/26/2021, 10:00am

Five international stories of the week

Tunisia on edge as the president suspends parliament and fires the prime minister, two COVID patients dead after power outage at a Jordan hospital, 28 abducted Baptist school students freed in Nigeria, pandemic Olympics endured heat, and not a typhoon's en route and the Vatican trial opens into financial scandal rocking papacy makes up this week's five international stories. 


news 7/21/2021, 10:00am

Muncie Three Trails Music Series returns for summer 2021

After taking a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Muncie Three Trails Music Series is back for summer 2021. This music series brings professional recording artists to the Canan Commons Park in Muncie. After kicking off July 10 with the Lost Bayou Ramblers, there are still three ensembles scheduled for this summer.


news 7/20/2021, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

Officials in Oregon call for outside help as extreme weather fuels fires, a Russian hacker known as "bot master" to be sentenced in the US, California launches the largest free school lunch program in the US, fraud charges brought in second Wisconsin 2020 election case and Indiana University can require COVID-19 vaccinations makes up this week's five national stories. 


news 7/19/2021, 10:00am

Five international stories of the week

Germany defends preparation for floods, Senegal sees a dramatic COVID-19 surge as a major holiday looms, South Korea removes banners at Olympic village after IOC ruling, US peace envoy visits Islamabad as Pakistan-Afghan ties sour and Cyprus showcases an ancient undersea harbor to draw tourists makes up this week's five international stories. 


news 7/14/2021, 2:00pm

Ball State starts student, employee vaccination incentives program drawings

Ball State’s executive leadership team started a new vaccination incentive program to further encourage students and faculty to get vaccinated for COVID-19 before the start of the fall semester.  After a difficult school year shaped by social distancing and nontraditional methods of classroom instruction, Kathy Wolf, vice president for marketing and communications, said Ball State leaders were happy to roll out this new program.