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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of east-central Indiana northeast of Indianapolis. Established on the site of an earlier Delaware settlement, it was the setting for Robert and Helen Lynd's pioneering sociological study Middletown (1929). Population: 65,300.

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  • n. a town in east central Indiana

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  • MUNCIE Students recently graduating from Ball State University in Muncie in the fall 2009 semester include two area students.

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  • MUNCIE -- A Muncie baby sitter was questioned by police Tuesday after an infant died unexpectedly while under her care -- for the second time in 11 weeks.

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  • Letterman studied radio and television at Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana (B.A. 1969).

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  • Obama repeated these sentiments today at another event in Muncie, Indiana.

    Obama’s Bitterness - Swampland - TIME.com

  • One of the worst reality shows just for the sheer ridiculousness of it, Armed and Famous put semi-famous celebrities on the streets as cops in Muncie, Indiana.

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  • Marilyn sez, A father in Muncie, Indiana was tired of cars that didn't stop at the stop signs at the intersection outside his house, so he asked the city to make a crosswalk.

    Boing Boing

  • This con is in Muncie -- of all places -- and just was so fascinating.

    On the road

  • Teachers College (now Ball State University) in Muncie, Indiana, just west of the Ohio-Indiana border.

    Paul C. Lauterbur - Autobiography

  • Home-baked bread replaced store-bought; home preserving became de rigueur (one of the few bright spots in Muncie’s economy during the Depression’s early years was that its Ball Brothers plant, the country’s largest manufacturer of fruit jars, was blessed with capacity production).

    Life In (and After) Our Great Recession

  • The average wage has dropped in Muncie, which is making a painful transition from a well-paying manufacturing economy to one dominated by health care and Ball State University.

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