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Daily Local News – October 2, 2017

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The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers supports legislation to permit carry-out sales of alcohol on Sundays; Bloomington Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher program kicks off tomorrow; Three Fairview Elementary School students found with marijuana; Singer, songwriter, and frontman for the Heartbreakers, Tom Petty found dead this morning; City of Bloomington Utilities Department is doing maintenance work on fire hydrants; Indiana departments of Transportation and State Parks celebrate National Public Lands Day.

FEATURE

Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) represent the interests of children remanded to state custody. Due to the opioid epidemic, CASA has seen an increase in the number of children needing representation. WFHB correspondent Cole Stinson speaks with CASA volunteer Les Wadzinski and Monroe County CASA Director Kristin Bishay.

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Vonnie Peischl of Life Designs.

CREDITS

Today’s headlines were written by Alex Davis, Jonah Chester, and Wes Martin. Our feature was produced by Cole Stinson. Activate is produced by Lucy Schaich of the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. Our anchors were Jonah Chester and Jada Lucas. Our engineer was Michael Glab. Our executive producer is Wes Martin.

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