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Daily Local News – October 19, 2017


Monroe County Commissioners are calling on the Richland Bean Blossom Community School Board to rethink closing Stinesville Elementary School; The Monroe County Commissioners also approved an ordinance creating an opioid awareness commission; The city Bloomington is replacing water mains across town, causing disruptions in water services; The City of Bloomington’s lawsuit against Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb will not be dismissed.

Brandon Hood is a house painter and a lifelong resident of Central Indiana. He’s decided to join the three other Democratic challengers for Republican Trey Hollingsworth’s 9th District seat in the US House of Representatives. Hood leans on his down-home, working class roots as a major selling point for his candidacy. He was inspired to get into the political fray by the words and positions of Bernie Sanders. He and his campaign manager, Helen Plageman (PLAGUE-min), join Michael Glab on this week’s edition of Big Talk.

This week’s edition asks Bloomington residents their opinion on needle exchange programs.

Anchors: Ron Bronson and Carolyn VandeWiele
Today’s headlines were written by Alex Davis and Wes Martin
Along with Sarah Vaughan for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Michael Glab
Voices in the Street was produced by Barbara von Przewoski
Our engineer today is Chris Martin
Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.
Executive Producer is Wes Martin

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