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Culture

Education Reform, or More?

This video is well worth eleven minutes of your time, and you may want to watch it several times and share with others. We suspect this paradigm shift is taking place beyond classroom walls as many segments of our world are experiencing rapid changes. As the video points out early, the problem is we are […]

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Community Government

Drugs and Violence in Our Community

The announcement included below was sent to Ball State employees, but let’s share it with all citizens. There has been way too much violence in that area as local drug-using residents see early morning college students as easy targets. This must stop! Without much speculation, the motive was most likely to get money for drugs. […]

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Culture

Maddow & Letterman – A Lingering Presence

It was a great experience for Ball State students to have Rachel Maddow and David Letterman in Muncie, Indiana on Friday, December 2nd to tape her nationally viewed MSNBC show. We heard one of the best jabs from Mr. Letterman was when he made reference to the UC Davis security guard who pepper-sprayed the Occupy […]

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Culture

In Honor of Native American Heritage Month

Woodland Indian Educational Programs Native American Heritage Month:.A Woodland Indian man was a warrior while battling, but a Woodland Indian man was first and foremost a husband, brother, father, and son. Not all became warriors, but all were family men. His personal honor was to never come at the expense of his family’s welfare…he too […]

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City Culture

Gannett Columnist Obsessing Over Mayor’s Loss

While most have moved on past November 8th elections, there is still one local columnist trying to figure out what could have caused the demise of Mayor Sharon McShurley. In Larry Riley’s 11/16 column titled, “More musings after Muncie city elections”, he ponders the question why voters did not support the republican incumbent. As opposed […]

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Government Wellness

Resident Accuses Parks Board of Unfair Treatment

  This past year has been a shaky one for the City of Muncie’s Parks Board, and tonight’s meeting was no different. City resident, Wayne Scaife, complained to the Board, and more specifically to Parks Board President, Mary Beth Lambert, that he, and other residents, have felt like there is “disparity of treatment” on how […]

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City

Gannett and Mayor Still Bitter

The Star Press just can’t help themselves. Their columnists spent 4 years spinning stories of a renegade mayor cleaning up Muncie from the “good ole boy” network, completely forgetting that a Republican Mayor operated Muncie for 12 years prior to her arrival, and did so while cooperating with a democrat controlled city council. Even though […]

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Government

Gannett & Republicans Lose Temper

During an awkward post-election moment, the executive editor of The StarPress, Lisa Nellessen-Lara, got into an online argument with several local citizens about the “lack of class” displayed at democrat headquarters for chanting a song about the outgoing mayor. Her comment on Facebook was, “Dem headquarters break out in “Ding, dong, the wicked witch is […]

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City

Democrats Sweep Municipal Elections

Municipal Ballots delivered to County Building The polls have closed for the 2011 Municipal elections, and voters have requested new leadership. Our State Representative Dennis Tyler (D) defeated Mayor Sharon McShurley (R) by a margin of 56% to 44%, to become the new mayor of Muncie on January 1st, 2012. With 56% of the votes, […]

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Culture Government

TSP Sounds Desperate

Any informed voter in Delaware County knows the locally owned Gannett paper is a pro-republican paper. Some say it had been much worse, but the bias is still with us today. However, as this years municipal election reaches its end, has anybody ever saw such a blatant and obvious slant to their Sunday edition? From […]