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The old Axsom's Short Stop, located at Roger Street and Country Club Drive on the south side of Bloomington. A developer wants to put a new gas station there. (photo by Susan Brackney via Wikimedia Commons)

Daily Local News – February 22, 2017

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Monroe County Plan Commission members heard from local residents last night while considering a rezoning request for the property once known as the Short Stop Gas Station; The Monroe County Commissioners are hiring an appraiser to conduct a financial impact study on the city of Bloomington’s proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of County land; The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is increasing its off-road vehicle trail-use fees; The Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington is inviting local kids to participate in national Lemonade Day, a free program that teaches kids to own and operate their own business.

FEATURE
This weekend IU Theatre will open the production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, which will feature acrobatic aerial silk work and a female actor playing the “savage” islander, Caliban. Interchange host Doug Storm spoke with the play’s director, Henry Woronicz, about the “theater” of the mind that this play seems to be, and the two non-human characters that might represent the dark and light within the psyche.

BETTER BEWARE
A bumper crop of new scams want you to drink poison, give them your utility account information, and send huge chunks of money to the wrong place. Here’s the lowdown on the latest.

CREDITS
Anchors: Scott Weddle and Leah Carter
Today’s headlines were written by Cathi Norton
Along with Sarah Vaughan for CATSweek
Our feature was produced by Doug Storm.
Better Beware is produced by Richard Fish.
Board Engineer: Joe Crawford, Megan Wade
Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.
Executive Producer: Joe Crawford

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