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BTN LiveBIG: Iowa leading research to make roads safer

Road construction is an unfortunate headache many people deal with during their daily commute. Now, research being done by the University of Iowa is working to make these projects more effective, and save the government millions of dollars.

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BTN LiveBIG: Ohio State's Young Scholars Program honored

On Nov. 12, the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities (APLU) named The Ohio State University’s Young Scholars Program (YSP) the winner of the 2013 C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award.

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BTN LiveBIG: UW professor, Sesame Workshop help kids

“Lots of families didn’t know how to talk about it. Does a 3-year-old really understand when one of their parents in is jail?”

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BTN LiveB1G: Indiana committed to helping veterans

We started Veterans Day weekend with a BTN LiveB1G story about the ground-breaking work being done at Michigan State to help veterans and their families deal with psychological and emotional issues that arise when soldiers come home from war.

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BTN LiveBIG: Spartans helping veterans

War changes people.

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BTN LiveBIG: Michigan Solar Car Team driven to succeed

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that a 100-member team from Ann Arbor, Mich., defines success as no less than a national championship. It also shouldn’t surprise you that the team works together around the clock preparing for a grueling competition driven by a desire to leave a legacy for future Wolverines. What may come as a surprise is this team doesn’t play in the Big House.

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BTN LiveBIG: Matt Light leading by example

Matt Light had a pretty good year in 2001. He was drafted out of Purdue by the New England Patriots in the second round of the NFL Draft (48th overall) and went to work on a team that was supposedly rebuilding.

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BTN LiveBIG: Nancy Brinker running to beat cancer

Nancy Brinker, a member of the University of Illinois’ Class of 1968, has defined LiveB1G for more than 30 years.

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BTN LiveBIG: Minnesota, Jerry Kill working to beat epilepsy

On Oct. 26, the University of Minnesota made history when it upset Nebraska. It was the first Gopher win over the Cornhuskers since 1960, and was arguably the biggest victory during Jerry Kill’s tenure as head coach.

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BTN LiveBIG: Robbie Gould making an impact in Chicago

After spending four years at Penn State, Gould wasn’t on anyone’s short list for the NFL Draft. He wasn’t drafted in 2005, but nine years later he ranks second in Chicago Bears’ history in scoring, is one of the most accurate kickers in NFL history, and has been to a Pro Bowl and a Super Bowl.

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BTN LiveBIG: A New Season

Welcome to the new BTN LiveB1G community!

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