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Daily Local News – March 8, 2018


Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb extended the number of counties under an emergency declaration, yesterday; A bill increasing the regulations on abortion providers and women seeking an abortion, is now on Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s desk; The Bloomington City Council accepted five proposals that would streamline the city’s sidewalk ordinance, last night; Bloomington Black Lives Matter is holding a call-in campaign to convince city officials to abandon the purchase of an armored car; Renowned author Salman Rushdie is expected to be presented with an Honorary Degree from Indiana University Bloomington on March 29.

Today is International Women’s Day. Our weekly public opinion feature Voices in the Street asks Monroe County residents what women inspire them.

Monroe County Community School Corporation Spokesman Andrew Clampitt says the district is listening to concerned parents about school safety. Clampitt speaks with WFHB News Director Wes Martin about what actions MCCSC is taking after the Parkland, Florida shooting, amid a national push to arm teachers.

Today’s headlines were written by Wes Martin, Alex Davis and Andrew McKearin.
Along with Sarah Vaughan for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Wes Martin.
Voices in the Street was produced by Anthony Gomez.
Our engineer today is Wes Martin.
Our Anchors are Carolyn VandeWiele and Spencer Heuring.
Our theme music is provided by Ben Lumsdaine, Scott Schmadeke, and Dani Graf.
Executive Producer is Wes Martin.

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