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Daily Local News – August 20, 2013

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The federal government has given the state the go-ahead to begin work on the section of the new interstate 69 that will run through Monroe County; At a meeting August 19th, the Richland Bean Blossom School Board voted to delay the implementation of a policy that cuts the hours of part-time employees; Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly will be in town this coming Friday morning to speak to a business audience; Though a recent report highlights Indiana’s thriving job market, other reports show that Indiana ranks among the worst in the nation for job growth.

FEATURE
Groups Cite Ties between Supreme Court Justice and Future Coal Plant
The Sierra Club and other groups claim one of Indiana’s Supreme Court justices is unfit to rule on a case involving the future of a proposed coal gasification plant in Spencer county. However, the groups claims of friendship and political alliance with the plant’s project manager Mark Lubbers has been denied by the justice in question, Justice Mark Massa. The full story in today’s WFHB feature report.

INS AND OUTS OF MONEY
Emily Herr from the Bloomngton Animal Shelter join Ashley and Sarah to discuss the financial ins and outs of pet ownership.

CREDITS
Anchors: Bill Daugherty, Shayne Laughter
Today’s headlines were written by David Murphy
Along with Joe Crawford for CATSweek, in partnership with Community Access Television services
Today’s feature was produced by Lauren Glapa
The Ins and Outs of Money is produced by Dan Withered in partnership with the Monroe County Public Library and the United Way of Monroe County
Our board engineer and Executive Producer is Alycin Bektesh

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