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A look at chronic absenteeism across America

The national average in the 2013-2014 school year was 13 percent, more than 6.5 million students, a number that Bob Balfanz, a research professor at Johns Hopkins University and director of the Everyone Graduates Center, called disturbing.

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Mallers scores 13 as senior tops juniors 118-96

Carroll’s Kyle Mallers netted 13 points to help lead the Indiana Senior All-Stars to a 118-96 win over the Junior All-Stars Tuesday night at Bloomington South High School.

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Five TinCaps named to MWL Eastern Division All-Star team

Five TinCaps were selected to the 52nd Midwest League All-Star Classic on June 21 at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium, Cedar Rapids, Iowa with Michael Gettys picked to start in the outfield for the Eastern Division.

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Indiana Tech’s Brian Hakes named First-Team NAIA All-American

The Bellmont High School product led Tech in hitting (.376), at-bats (205), games played and started (60-60), hits (77), doubles (22), triples (5), RBI’s (67), total bases (142), slugging percentage (.693) between the hot corner and behind the plate.