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Daily Local News – October 26, 2017


President Donald Trump today issued a national health emergency declaration in regards to the nationwide opioid epidemic; Monroe County’s Emergency Management Director is working to connect citizens and governmental units with Everbridge, the county’s free notification system; The Bloomington City Council voiced less than unanimous support for a proposed zoning code change to accommodate sexually-oriented businesses; IU Health Bloomington and Monroe Hospital are currently in court proceedings.

Mike Trotzke is the co-founder of Sprout Box, the CEO of Cheddar, and an organizer of The Combine, an annual innovators and entrepreneurs conference here in Bloomington. A young, ambitious business person who’s doing his part to spur the transformation of the Bloomington area, from a high-tech investors’ desert to a lush landscape where startups and investors can thrive. Trotzke is a Bloomington innovator. He joins Michael Glab, on this week’s edition of Big Talk.

This week’s edition asks Bloomington residents about their Halloween plans.

Anchors: Ron Bronson and Carolyn VandeWiele
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 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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