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Daily Local News – May 16, 2017


High levels of ground-level ozone prompted the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to declare today and yesterday as Air Quality Action Days for several counties in Indiana, including Monroe; The city of Bloomington is asking its residents to pick out new garbage and recycling
containers, ahead of the rollout of automated trash pickup later this year; The Indiana Attorney General’s office is sending letters to 2,400 Hoosiers who
are eligible to have their student loans canceled; At a meeting of Bloomington Utilities Service Board last night, Board member Jeff Ehman questioned the reason for a 20 million dollar jump in the city of Bloomington’s personnel budget over the past five years; Monroe County officials are looking for ways to streamline their telecommunications costs.