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Friday Rundown: National Boy Scouts of America conference used as opportunity to educate and inform, IU's secondary a mix of old and new in 2018, Catch a thrilling ride at the fairs, Nine Nobel Prize winners who went to IU



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National Boy Scouts of America conference used as opportunity to educate and inform 


Streamers, a pride flag and the official crest of Scouts for Equality is pictured July 31 outside the LGBTQ+ Culture Center. The Boy Scouts of America ended its ban against openly gay members in May 2013. The ban had previously been in place since 1978. Matt Begala Buy Photos


Scouts for Equality, a nonprofit organization, and Nicky Belle, director of IU’s First Nations Educational and Cultural Center, both engaged participants during NOAC 2018, which took place at IU. Read more here. 


IU's secondary a mix of old and new in 2018


Freshman athlete Reese Taylor stretches Monday morning during warmups at the IU football practice fields. Taylor ran for 40 yards against Florida International Saturday. Matt Begala Buy Photos


IU's depth chart in the secondary will be filled with both veterans and unproven young players this season. Read more here. 


Catch a thrilling ride at the fairs


A photo of a ferris wheel at the Bartholomew County Fair. The Bartholomew County Fair ran from July 6 through July 14. Yue Sun Buy Photos


There are many state and county fairs you can attend before the summer ends. Read more here.


Source Visitor Guide: Nine Nobel Prize winners who went to IU 


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IU faculty and alumni have earned a collective nine Nobel prizes — two in economic sciences, two in physics and five in physiology or medicine. Read more here. 

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