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Daily Local News – January 21, 2016

The city of Bloomington is expecting to receive $110,000 in grants from the federal department of Housing and Urban Development; A bill in the Indiana Statehouse would prohibit state agencies including universities from regulating firearms and ammunition on their properties; Indiana has been given a D- for reproductive health and rights by the Population Institute in Washington DC. FEATURE A …

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Daily Local News – January 20, 2016

In a new study Indiana University scientists have discovered that information in the brain travels through hubs not unlike air traffic; The Sustainability Coordinator for the city of Bloomington, Jacqui Bauer, presented the Bloomington Commission on Sustainability with information about the city’s development of a Certified Tech Park last week; In 2015 investigators with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security …

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Daily Local News – January 19, 2016

At a Bloomington town hall meeting on Friday, Mayor John Hamilton’s Interim Economic development director Linda Williamson fielded questions about the city’s ongoing development of a 60+ acre Certified Tech Park just west of downtown; A new bill introduced at the statehouse last week could have serious consequences for journalists and activists seeking access to video from police body cameras; …

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Daily Local News – January 14, 2016

The chair of the Bloomington Human Rights Commission, Byron Bangert, spoke to the City Council last night about the need to protect local restaurant workers; The Monroe County Health Department has accepted a $15,000 grant to help pay the costs of the County’s new syringe-exchange program; The Bloomington Technology Partnership has announced that the next session of Bloomington Code School …

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Daily Local News – January 13, 2016

Bloomingfoods has announced it’s hiring a permanent general manager, nine months after the resignation of longtime GM George Huntington;The Lotus Education and Arts Foundation is launching a year long initiative this MLK Day;Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton has launched a new feature for the City of Bloomington’s website, aimed at providing greater transparency and accountability. FEATURE Last night Indiana Governor Mike …

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Daily Local News – January 12, 2016

The former chancellor of Bloomington’s Ivy Tech Community College campus says he wants to be a Monroe County Commissioner; The state legislature is weighing three competing plans to dramatically increase Indiana’s spending on road maintenance; State Senator Ron Alting from Lafayette is concerned about the safety of referees at sporting events; The City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department has …

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Daily Local News – January 11, 2016

Duke Energy is building a 17 megawatt solar facility 40 miles southwest of Bloomington; the Bloomington Utilities Department is advising residents to take precautions to avoid frozen and burst water pipes; Bloomington/Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s meeting on Friday, Plan Commission member Richard Martin brought up what he considered disconcerting news about the I-69 extension and hospital access; The Bloomington Board …

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Daily Local News – December 17, 2015

The City of Bloomington’s Parks and Recreations department has identified areas on the east side of town as an underserved area; Decarcerate Monroe County is holding an event this weekend to celebrate the latest issue of The Abolitionist; This Saturday and Sunday, reindeer and other Arctic animals will be at Wonderlab; The former Federal Reserve Board vice chair and director …

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Daily Local News – December 16, 2015

Monroe County Community School Corporation board members lambasted the state legislature at the end of a meeting last night; City officials have offered mostly praise for a new set of conceptual designs for the Switchyard Park; The Bloomington Commission on Sustainability is setting its agenda for the new year. FEATURE Rent in Bloomington is higher on average than in any …

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Daily Local News – December 15, 2015

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers is working on a new master plan for Monroe Lake, for the first time in 48 years; The Ellettsville Town Council unanimously approved a measure today that would hike utility rates for consumers across town; The Monroe County Election Board has levied a thousand dollar fine against City Council member Steve Volan for delinquent …

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