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Daily Local News – November 16, 2016

An Indiana University student group today demanded that top administrators make promises to protect undocumented students; About 150 people rallied and marched through downtown Bloomington last night, joining more than 300 groups across the country taking actions in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline; Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton announced today that the city plans to give an acre of downtown …

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Daily Local News – November 15, 2016

11/15/16 Dozens of local residents spoke at City Hall last night as part of an emergency meeting called in the wake of last week’s election; Indiana governor and vice president-elect Mike Pence is at the center of a lawsuit over public access to his administration’s email communications; Last week the Bloomington City Council approved the creation of a housing development …

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Daily Local News – November 14, 2016

Bloomington and Indianapolis both saw protest activity over the weekend in reaction to Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election; Bloomington’s Public Works Department has announced that the downtown recycling center will be closed by the end of this month; Last week the Bloomington City Council gave conditional approval to a rezoning request that clears the way for a high-density …

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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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