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Wheeling Avenue blocked by rollover accident - Star-Press
MUNCIE -- A stretch of Wheeling Avenue was blocked Tuesday afternoon because of a rollover accident. Scanner traffic indicated a car had rolled over shortly after 12:30 p.m., on Wheeling Avenue in the 7700 block. The driver, a woman, and a baby were in the ...
Indiana football has higher goals than just making a bowl - Star-Press
CHICAGO — Coach Kevin Wilson and his Indiana University football team don’t talk about bowl games. Wilson said it is because that shows little ambition, considering a 6-6 record qualifies for postseason. “If that’s what your goal is, that’s not a ...
OkCupid unapologetic about mismatching users in dating experiment - Star-Press
This might be the explanation for your last bad date. Dating website OkCupid purposefully set up bad matches to see how people would behave. The site was unapologetic about the experiments, despite controversy over Facebook's study to test if it could ...
157 whale watchers stuck at sea overnight - Star-Press
BOSTON (AP) - Passengers on a whale watch boat are back on dry land after spending a long night stuck at sea outside Boston. The boat got snagged by a lobster trap rope about 15 miles off Massachusetts on Monday. Divers managed to free it early Tuesday ...
China launches probe into ex-security chief - Star-Press
China's ruling Communist Party on Tuesday announced an investigation into Zhou Yongkang, an ex-security chief previously perceived as being somewhat untouchable. The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, an anti-corruption unit, said on its website ...
Israel warns of 'prolonged' campaign - Star-Press
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a "prolonged" military campaign in Gaza as Israel stepped up bombardments it says are aimed at Palestinian militants some three weeks after the start of renewed hostilities. Israeli aircraft, tanks and ...
Obama team: Delay in climate rules will hurt economy - Star-Press
The Obama administration released a report early Tuesday saying that a delay in addressing climate change will hurt not only the environment, but the American economy overall. Rising temperatures could wind up costing Americans the equivalent of up to $150 ...
One Muncie hotel reopening, another for sale - Star-Press
MUNCIE — Changes are in the works for two longtime Muncie hotels. The former Lee’s Inn in the Lyndenbrook commercial area on the city’s north side, which closed near the end of 2013, is undergoing remodeling and is set to reopen as Cardinal Inn & Suites.
BSU Player to Watch: CB Tyree Holder - Star-Press
The Star Press Ball State football beat writer Ben Breiner takes a look at 10 Cardinals to watch this season. Today’s installment: Cornerback has been a position for the Cardinals with some mixing and matching through the past few seasons. Gone is ...
Muncie District golf champ Kyle Cox advances to national tournament - Star-Press
Kyle Cox’s strong golf performance this summer continued on Monday. A day after he won the Muncie District Golf Association championship for the third straight year, the former Ball State and Blue River player qualified for a national tournament.