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Daily Local News – November 28, 2017

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The Monroe County Council will discuss a proposed 1% food and beverage tax in their meeting this evening; A South Bend law firm has alleged that hospitals and hospital systems across the state have defrauded taxpayers of 300 million dollars; State Road 135 through downtown Nashville in Brown County will be closed on Saturday; This Saturday also marks the return of the Bloomington Winter Farmers’ Market; Fraternity social events have been prohibited for members of Indiana University’s Greek system; Local fire officials usher in the holiday season with warnings about potential Christmas tree fires; Indiana State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Monroe County this weekend; Bloomington’s Lake Weimer will be turned into forest beginning next year.

FEATURE
Did you know that you can get thousands of dollars in assistance to purchase your home? Dan Niederman, with the city of Bloomington’s Housing and Urban Development Department speaks with WFHB News Director Wes Martin, about homebuyer courses that look to educate and give first-time home owners a leg up on Bloomington’s expensive housing market.

EVERYDAY PEOPLE
WFHB’s weekly community resources segment, Everyday People, talk about grief and suffering. How to be there for your loved ones and some tips on coping with loss.

CREDITS
Anchors: Don Geyra and Erin Wager-Miller
Today’s headlines were written by Wes Martin
Along with Sarah Vaughan for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Wes Martin
Everyday People is produced by Courtney Stewart and Stacey Goffinet
Our engineer today is Chris Martin
Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.
Executive Producer is Wes Martin

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