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Daily Local News – November 10, 2016

Following the surprise election of Donald Trump as president, South Central Indiana Jobs With Justice is helping organize a rally in Bloomington; The Monroe County Council was inundated with public comment on two recipients of Sophia Travis Community Services Grants; The policy committee of the Bloomington Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization heard a report raising concerns about the accessibility of …

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Daily Local News – November 9, 2016

Donald Trump and the GOP won control of the White House and won all of Indiana’s statewide races yesterday; The MCCSC tax referendum passed last night with 80% of Monroe County voting in support; Supporters and opponents of Syrian refugee resettlement in Bloomington are planning to hold an open discussion tonight at the Monroe County Public Library; Some members of …

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ELECTION RESULTS (Monroe County Only)

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The following are Monroe County results from the primary election, supplied to WFHB by the Monroe County Clerk’s Office as of 8:15 p.m. These are only Monroe County’s results. Outcomes of statewide and federal races depend on results from beyond Monroe County. 88 percent of precincts are reporting. ~~~~ MCCSC Referendum Yes: 81.4% No: 18.6% MCCSC Board, District 2 Sue Wanzer:  61.7% …

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Daily Local News – November 8, 2016

11/8/16 More than 25,000 Monroe County residents have cast ballots today in the 2016 general election; Voters at St. John’s generally expressed more conservative views that the voters we spoke to in Bloomington; Democratic congressional candidate Shelli Yoder is accusing her Republican opponent of using an illegal robo-call today; A plan to build a new office for the Richland Township …

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Daily Local News – November 7, 2016

11/7/16 664,000 Hoosiers have voted early as of Friday, setting a new record for the state’s early voting turnout; Monroe County has seen a particularly high early voter turnout this year; Authorities in Marion County say they have received reports that several people around the county have received automated text messages directing them to polling places that are incorrect; A …

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Daily Local News – November 3, 2016

City Council members approved the creation of a new parking commission in their meeting last night; Bloomington residents interested in buying solar panels may soon be able to save money by purchasing through the city government; The Department of Natural Resources’ Division of State Parks recently announced that work will begin this fall at Spring Mill State Park to restore …

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Daily Local News – November 2, 2016

A crowdfunding campaign to “Save the Pub” has raised about twelve hundred dollars during the past 24 hours; The Interfaith Winter Shelter opened for its first night of the season yesterday; A hub for tourists in Brown County is changing locations next year; A study from the Indiana University School of Business finds that people in high-stress jobs with little …

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Daily Local News – November 1, 2016

11/01/16 The fate of the Players Pub bar is expected to be announced this evening around 8PM; A professor emeritus of economics at IUPUI-Fort Wayne recently completed an Economic Policy Institute study that concludes Indiana’s Right-To-Work law hurts the State’s economy; A Warsaw teen who was sentenced to twenty-five years in prison for helping to kill a friend’s stepfather when …

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Daily Local News – October 31, 2016

Twenty protesters gathered in front of the South Walnut Street Sunoco gas station to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline; The Monroe County Sheriff’s department is planning to open a substation on the south side of town; Today is the 16th Halloween in a row that Monroe County has required registered sex offenders to attend an event during trick-or-treat hours; …

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Daily Local News – October 27, 2016

11,000 Monroe County residents have cast early ballots so far this election season; After deliberating for four hours last night, the city council could not find its way to support a mixed use development planned for the southeast corner of Hillside and Henderson Streets; The Confederate flag has been banned from the grounds of Bloomington High School North; WFHB is …

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