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March 22, 2010


The Daredevil Debutante…Josie Orr

The daughter of an East-Coast department store magnate, Indiana's future First Lady ferried war planes around North America before marrying Bob Orr.

May 7, 2007


Letterman Scholarship

For the last twenty years, students with so-so grades have taken heart in a rumor involving Ball State University and a certain gap-toothed late-night talk show host. According to urban legend, Hoosier native David Letterman established a scholarship at his alma mater for students with nothing better, or worse, than a “C” average. The rumor has insinuated itself so thoroughly into reality that the apocryphal “C”- average scholarship has been listed on the Internet and discussed at college financial aid sessions.

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