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Daily Local News – May 4, 2017

Seven of Indiana’s nine congress people voted to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act; The Bloomington City Council expressed their disappointment with the Indiana legislature; A prosecutor in Muncie is actively fighting the development of a syringe exchange program in the city; Indiana’s 2017 trout stream season has opened and will continue through the end of the year. FEATURE …

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Daily Local News – May 3, 2017

The Monroe County Democratic Party is voicing frustration with the governor’s signing of an anti-solar energy bill, Senate Bill 309. Holcomb signed the bill yesterday. Seven Oaks Classical School is pushing back after a local group filed a lawsuit seeking to have the school’s charter revoked. The City of Bloomington is taking another step towards developing a proposed tech park …

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Daily Local News – May 2, 2017

Governor Eric Holcomb signed a bill today that is expected to take a long-term toll on Indiana’s solar energy industry; Indiana governor Eric Holcomb has signed a new road funding plan into law; Seven Indiana University campuses plan to award more than 20,500 degrees at commencement ceremonies this month; The Indiana Attorney General’s Office and the U.S. Department of Justice …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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.

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