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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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Daily Local News – February 1, 2018

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The Indiana Legislature’s Short Session is set to end on March 15th and this afternoon the legislature struck down a number of bills; Indiana Senate Republicans initiate a last-minute proposal to allow 10 percent of public school districts’ teachers to be unlicensed; Indiana House Democrats say they’re worried about state of the Department of Child Services; The city of Bloomington’s …

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Daily Local News – January 31, 2017

The City of Bloomington Planning and Transportation Department is hosting a series of public meetings this coming Monday, February 5th, through Wednesday, February 7th on the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), which governs land use and development throughout the City of Bloomington’s planning jurisdiction. The Monroe County Convention Center Advisory Board is voicing its commitment to public input as plans for …

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Daily Local News – January 30, 2018

The City of Bloomington is working to make travel on West Bloomfield Road easier for pedestrians and cyclists; Among the legislation up for a vote today in Indianapolis is a Payday lending bill; The city of Bloomington’s volunteer network is accepting nominations for the annual Be-More awards, which celebrate the public service of community members; Proposed hate crime legislation has …

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