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Daily Local News – August 21, 2017


Today’s solar eclipse crossed the American mainland, peaking above Bloomington at around 2:20 this afternoon, and Bloomington residents took to rooftops and meadows, with solar viewers and pinhole cameras. If you’ve been thinking that there are more students than usual in Bloomington, you’re not wrong. On Friday, Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton released a statement condemning ‘bigotry, hate and extremism.’ The city of Bloomington is looking to make the Johnson’s Creamery property a part of the city’s so-called Trades District.

Last month’s rash of overdoses and deaths in downtown Bloomington were caused by people sel