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Daily Local News – June 6, 2016

A proposed revision to federal rules is poised to bring big changes to Indiana’s payday loan industry; The Indiana Limestone Symposium begins this week at the Bybee Stone Company; The City  of Bloomington Utilities (CBU) begins its regular summer fire hydrant flushing today; Construction began three weeks ago on a new trail in Bloomington; The Indiana Archives and Records Administration …

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Daily Local News – May 25, 2016

05/25/16 An IU professor presented findings yesterday about why local residents did or did not support a plan to kill deer in the Griffy Woods in 2015; Registration for the Indiana Kids’ Election opened on May 4. Since then, nearly 400 schools have signed up for the program; Seniors in Indiana are not signing up for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance …

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Daily Local News – May 24, 2016

Last night the Ellettsville Town Council threw its support behind a point two-five percent tax increase to fund county wide public safety initiatives; The death of Monroe County Public Servant Kevin Enright created a vacancy in the Monroe County surveyor position, so the precinct committee must vote to fill it on the general election ballot; A branding initiative called “Indiana …

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Daily Local News – May 23, 2016

Indiana University is joining a lawsuit challenging Indiana’s new abortion law, saying it could jeopardize hundreds of millions of dollars in research funding, as well as threaten researchers with felony prosecution; Purvi Patel’s case was back in court this week as judges from the Indiana Court of Appeals held the first hearing in her attempt to challenge the state’s conviction …

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Daily Local News – May 19, 2016

5/19/16 The Indiana Supreme Court ruled last month that the court could not require state legislators to release email records, and today some Hoosiers are asking for the court to reconsider; Yesterday the Monroe County Redevelopment Commission gave its approval to a final report on how to brand the westside TIF district, also referred to as the WEDA, or Westside …

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Daily Local News – May 18, 2016

Today President Obama doubled the salary threshold for overtime pay protections, potentially increasing pay for millions of Americans who hadn’t been getting paid for working overtime; City of Bloomington residents may see a 22% increase in their water and sewer rates starting next year. The proposed rate increase was presented to the Utilities Service Board on Monday; Indiana University released …

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Daily Local News – May 17, 2016

In anticipation of the five year anniversary of the disappearance of Lauren Spierer, the Bloomington Police Department has released a statement saying “the case continues to be a priority for the investigators assigned and there is work being done on the case literally every day”; Work has resumed on I-69 Section 5 through Bloomington after contractual disputes halted construction earlier …

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Daily Local News – May 16, 2016

Members of the public called for the resignation of County Auditor Steve Saulter at a meeting of the Monroe County Commissioners on Friday; The organization, Feeding America, estimates that about one in five children in Monroe County struggles with food insecurity; The Bloomington Parks Foundation has partnered with the city’s parks and recreation department in an effort to replace trees …

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Daily Local News – May 5, 2012

Last night, the Bloomington City Council showed favor for new changes to its municipal sign ordinance in order to comply with a recent US Supreme Court ruling; One in five Americans has a tattoo, according to a survey released by Harris Interactive. The Federal Drug Administration says that this rise in tattoos has led to a rise in infections; In …

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Daily Local News – May 11, 2016

The Indiana University Art Museum received a donation of 15 million dollars today from IU alumni Sidney and Lois Eskenazi, according to a press release from the museum; A two-year-old legislative rewrite of the Indiana criminal code is forcing local communities to deal with an increase in low level felons. As a result of the rewrite, fewer low-level offender go …

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