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Daily Local News – February 21, 2018

The detention of an African-American family and two children in Bloomington over the weekend is spawning debate over active shooter threats to schools, community policing, and race.   Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation is planning to renovate and expand its facilities through three projects.   The Indiana Department of Transportation is funding a 4 point 3 million dollar renovation of Yellowwood State …

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Daily Local News – February 20, 2018

The Bloomington City Council is holding a Town Hall Forum tonight to address repeated outcry over the city’s decision to purchase an armored car for the Bloomington Police Department; A Democratic Candidate for Indiana’s 9th Congressional District, Liz Watson, is holding a Town Hall tomorrow in Bloomington over medical marijuana; The Indiana legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill today that would …

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Daily Local News – February 19, 2018

Jurors convicted an Indianapolis man in connection with the sexual assaults of two IU students and a shootout with a Bloomington Police officer back in 2014; The Indiana legislature is considering passage of a bill that would expand the rates and lending practices for so-called payday loans; The Indiana Senate Environmental Affairs Committee voted down a measure that would’ve limited …

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Daily Local News – February 15, 2018

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Black Lives Matter activists are expected to disrupt Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton’s 3rd State of the City Address this evening, in protest of the Bloomington Police Department’s acquisition of an armored car; Political aspirants are vying for three seats on the Monroe County Council; The Indiana Office of the Secretary of State has updated their voter registration website, reportedly enabling voters …

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Daily Local News – February 14, 2018

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The Koch brothers are reportedly spending $4 million to attack what they consider ‘vulnerable’ democratic candidates, including Joe Donnelly; Indiana Senate Republican Leader David Long announced his unexpected resignation yesterday; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill spent yesterday evening with President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, at a reception celebrating Black History Month at the White House; The Cook Group clears another hurdle in …

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Daily Local News – February 13, 2018

Kilroys on Kirkwood, in downtown Bloomington, is facing a city challenge over its ability to operate in Monroe County; Tonight is the State of the Black Community in Bloomington City Council Chambers; INDOT’s project manager for Interstate 69’s Section 5 says work crews have moved more than 700 thousand cubic yards of soil since the State took over construction in …

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Daily Local News – February 12, 2018

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Experts in the Centers for Disease Control and the Indiana State Department of Health are saying his year’s flu season is particularly bad; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill releases an opinion letter in opposition of proposed hate crime legislation up for consideration by in the Indiana Senate; Two areas of north Bloomington could get relief from water main breaks and low water …

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Daily Local News – February 7, 2018

Travelers on Bloomington’s Country Club Drive should be prepared for lane closures over the next six months.   Twelve area social service agencies are in line to receive a total of 560 thousand dollars in Community Development Block Grant money this year.    Kilroys on Kirkwood’s alcohol license is being challenged by city of Bloomington residents.    FEATURE: Indiana’s caves, largely focused …

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Daily Local News – February 6, 2018

A bill before the state legislature that would’ve done away with some 300 townships across Indiana, failed in the statehouse last night; The proposal for a waste transfer station on Bloomington’s Northwest side was officially withdrawn today; The Monroe County Election Board approved creating two new polling places in its February 1st meeting; The League of Women Voters of Bloomington …

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Daily Local News – February 5, 2018

Indiana’s shot at passing a hate crimes law this year has collapsed in the legislature; A new bill adding requirements for women seeking an abortion in Indiana moved out of the State Senate and will end up on the floor of the House; Hundreds of Indiana’s least-populated townships may be dissolved and absorbed into larger townships; The ban on transporting …

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