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Daily Local News – June 26, 2017


The Bloomington Police Department reported last week that 10 drug overdose cases occurred in the city within 24 hours. Numbers released by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development show Indiana leading the Midwest in low joblessness numbers. Plans are in the works for a new performing arts center in Nashville, Indiana. Bloomington’s Department of Economic & Sustainable Development, in collaboration with the Utilities Department, has commissioned a new mural for 423 S. Washington Street.

Matlock Heights, a neighborhood on Bloomington’s north side is taking another step to protect its historic character and fend off student-oriented development. Reporter Sarah Vaughan has that story for today’s WFHB Community report.

This episode features Brian Richardson, who volunteers with the Crimson Leadership Academy, Krimson Leadership Academy (KLA), a mentoring program that he developed for young males at Fairview Elementary School, and at the Real Men Read program at Highland Park Elementary School.

Today’s Anchors: Maria McKinley and Doug Storm
Today’s headlines were written by Cathi Norton, Lyndsay Jones, Arjun Balasundaram, Jerrod Dill and Ashley Curtis
Our feature was produced by Sarah Vaughan
Activate! is produced by Jennifer Brooks, along with the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network
Our engineer is Dan Withered
Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.
Executive producer is Joe Crawford

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