Home > News > Daily Local News (page 11)

Daily Local News

Award winning daily news, on-location specials, feature reports, and more
Find more podcasts in the WFHB Archive

Daily Local News – May 1, 2017

Local groups are organizing a rally and march this evening in Bloomington in solidarity with an international migrant strike; Monroe County Commissioners are thanking employees and officials who did work in recent months related to the proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of County property into the city of Bloomington; The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled against a police officer …

Read More »

Daily Local News – April 27, 2017

Hoosiers are coming together this Saturday to participate in a march for jobs, climate justice and clean energy; A task force assembled by Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton is recommending more police officers patrol the downtown area; U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly and Todd Young met this week with officers and leadership from law enforcement agencies across Central Indiana to discuss a …

Read More »

Daily Local News – April 26, 2017

Indiana governor Eric Holcomb vetoed a bill that would have increased costs for members of the public seeking to access government records. The Monroe County Community School Corporation has approved an increase in meal prices for the 2017-2018 school year. The Indiana State Police are once again partnering with the Indiana Drug Abuse Task force to collect expired, unused and …

Read More »

Daily Local News – April 25, 2017

A group of public education advocates filed a lawsuit in federal court today seeking to revoke the charter of Seven Oaks Classical School in Ellettsville; The filing of the Seven Oaks lawsuit comes just more than a week after it came to light that Richland Bean Blossom Community School Corporation is taking a financial hit because it is losing students …

Read More »

Bloomington Annexation Halted by Last-Minute Legislative Maneuver

Special interests, including the Cook Group, played a significant role in a surprise reversal of the city of Bloomington’s annexation plans. That’s according to officials at City Hall and the Statehouse today. A last-minute effort to kill the controversial annexation succeeded on Friday night, as state lawmakers approved a budget bill with language that makes it illegal for the city …

Read More »

Daily Local News – April 24, 2017

The Bloomington Peace Action Coalition is organizing a rally this Wednesday to oppose actions by President Trump; A last-minute effort to kill the controversial Bloomington annexation succeeded on Friday night; The Bloomington Plan Commission put plans for an upscale mixed use development on hold last week. FEATURE Scientists and Science supporters raise their voices across the globe on Saturday, which …

Read More »

March for Science Indianapolis Draws Earth-Conscious Hoosiers

Scientists and science supporters raised their voices across the globe this past Saturday, which was also Earth Day. Correspondent Sarah Vaughan reports on the Indianapolis March for Science in today’s WFHB Community Report.

Read More »

Daily Local News – April 20, 2017

A group at Indiana University spoke out against the university’s handling of a recent white nationalist speaking event, and demanded IU take measures to increase diversity on campus; Smokers of electronic cigarettes now risk receiving a one-hundred-dollar fine if they smoke in public; Personal or sensitive information is at risk as work from home scams appear to be increasing in …

Read More »

Daily Local News – April 19, 2017

A Bloomington-based biotech company, AB Biotechnologies, took another step toward expanding its business last nigh; Many Indiana University employees will be losing out on overtime eligibility that they had received last year as a result of a measure put into place by former president Barack Obama; Indiana employers are in need of middle-skill workers, according to a report from the …

Read More »

Daily Local News – April 18, 2017

The City is making progress on renovating the old Dimension Mill on West 11th Street; The city of Bloomington expects to pay about $230,000 to repair the intersection at 3rd and Lincoln streets downtown; Monroe County is still waiting to hear whether its two-year Monroe County Energy Challenge has placed in the Georgetown University Energy Prize competition; The Indiana Youth …

Read More »