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Daily Local News – July 17, 2017


Speck Mellencamp, son of singer/songwriter John Mellencamp, was arrested yesterday morning and charged with public intoxication and resisting law enforcement; State officials admitted the I-69 project has suffered from mistakes; The Monroe County Convention Center Advisory Committee has selected a developer for the proposed convention center expansion; The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District budget for 2018 may include a three percentraise for employees.


The Monroe County Corner is seeing an increase in costs associated with death investigations driven by the opioid epidemic. Taxpayers are footing the bill. Sarah Vaughan spoke with Coroner Joani Shields.


Janet DeLong with Volunteers in Medicine — Monroe County.


Today’s headlines were written by Lyndsay Jones, along with Sarah Vaughan for CATSweek. Our feature was produced by Sarah Vaughan. Activate! is produced by Lucy Schaich from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. Our anchors were Maria McKinley and Don Geyra. Our engineer was Michael Glab. Our executive producer is Joe Crawford.

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