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Sep 14, 2014 |
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Yearly White River cleanup attracts hundreds By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) -  A community gathering event like cleaning up White River never gets old for John Craddock, who pioneered water quality locally. Craddock, who wrote industrial pretreatment standards and showed the world how to clean its rivers and streams of pollution, lauded the Muncie Sanitary District's effort Saturday to pull tons of debris and...
Sep 14, 2014 |
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Yearly White River cleanup attracts hundreds By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) -  A community gathering event like cleaning up White River never gets old for John Craddock, who pioneered water quality locally. Craddock, who wrote industrial pretreatment standards and showed the world how to clean its rivers and streams of pollution, lauded the Muncie Sanitary District's effort Saturday to...
Sep 12, 2014 |
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Kimbrough House saved as Neighborhood buys childhood home out of tax sale By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - A neighborhood inhabited by some of Muncie's most prominent citizens more than a century ago comes alive this weekend for the 38th annual Old Washington Street Festival. And this year is unique to neighborhood activists Lynn Thornburg, Chris Poland and Mike Mavis who helped save the...
Sep 12, 2014 |
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Ball State concert attracts Love Don't Die groupies By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (ENTERTAINMENT) - Front man Isaac Slade blared out the latest sound from The Fray's Helios track as guitarist Joe King was giving paparazzi a second look at Emens Auditorium this week. The first big concert on Ball State campus that created a camp out for tickets weeks ago finished like it began in a driving rain...
Sep 10, 2014 |
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Property owners object to land grab, river trail in their front yards By Rick Yencer MUNCIE INDIANA  (NEWS) -  Dana Richardson thought it was a waste of tax money to built a trail that does not connect to anything. "That's just wrong," she said. Yorktown wants to build a trail, now estimated at $1.4 million along a mile stretch of River Road, that would eventually connect with Yorktown's other...
Sep 10, 2014 |
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Lembo confident of offense after last week's comeback by Iowa By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Look for a big defensive, high performing offense from Indiana State when they play Ball State for the right to take the Victory Bell at Scheumann Stadium on Saturday. That interstate rival has not played in a decade and Ball State won the last matchup 31-7 in 2003. But after Ball State's 17-13...
Sep 10, 2014 |
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Football high, basketball low during athletic director's tenure By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Bill Scholl was in Milwaukee on Tuesday, accepting the head athletic job at Marquette University. Back home at Ball State, football coach Pete Lembo lauded Scholl's performance as athletic director for the last two years, saying he had a tremendous impact on the culture and image of athletics...
Sep 09, 2014 |
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Whitely neighborhood all about education, hosts school board candidates By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - The Whitely neighborhood puts education at the top of its agenda, and it was natural for residents wanting to see who the next Muncie Community School Board will be. The gathering at Longfellow Elementary School had near 75 people attend Monday evening, and found that school board...
Sep 07, 2014 |
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Cardinal defense holds Hawkeyes into final minutes IOWA CITY, IOWA (SPORTS)  Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock staged an incredible comeback, scoring two touchdowns in a minute and beating Ball State 17-13 on Saturday. For Ball State quarterback Ozzie Mann, it was tough just to get the ball down the field  He had 219 yards from 66 plays and never scored a touchdown. Ball State's scoring came from the...
Sep 05, 2014 |
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Interstate 70 corridor key to development in Henry County NEW CASTLE,INDIANA (NEWS) -  A premium producer of delicatessen meats and cheeses is building an $80 million processing plant in the community, creating more than 200 jobs by 2016. Boar's Head, the Sarasota, Florida based deli meat brand, announced plans to build on County Road 400-S just minutes from Interstate 70. Mayor Greg York and Gov...
Sep 04, 2014 |
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Lembo hopes to do more than just score a touchdown By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) -  Ball State quarterback Ozzie Mann will face a tremendous opponent in Iowa on Saturday that beat Ball 101-0 in the last two outings during the last decade. And offensive coordinator Joey Lynch knows that all too well when he quarterbacked Ball State to a 56-0 loss against Iowa in 2005. Lynch saw only 37...

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