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  Ball State University’s president says the school is ready to begin helping Muncie Community Schools as soon as state lawmakers give it permission to do so.  The university could be the first in the state to run a public school district. As IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports, Ball State is continuing to respond to critics of the proposal.

“I do anticipate that it will pass,” says Ball State University President Geoffrey Mearns.  “As we learned in March, unexpected things can happen, but I think we’re expecting a positive result on Monday.”

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After years of big ideas, requests for funding and construction, Fort Wayne’s renovated Clyde Theatre in Quimby Village has officially opened its doors.

WBOI Weekend News Roundup 05/12/18

May 11, 2018

Courtesy/Addison Agen

Though a summer vacation full of rest and relaxation will be kicking in for many teenagers in the next few weeks, Fort Wayne's Addison Agen is busy moving forward, non-stop, in pursuit of her musical career.