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Daily Local News – March 2, 2017

Members of the Bloomington City Council approve a resolution calling on the US Congress to enact a revenue neutral carbon fee on fossil fuels; A former dog kennel in Monroe County will get new life as a facility for children with autism; The City of Bloomington is one of three cities chosen to participate in the 2017 Map Box Cities …

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Daily Local News – March 1, 2017

The Monroe County School Board gave its final approval last night to a 2.5 million dollar bus contract with Michigan based Auxilio Services. An initiative to add another access point to Ellettsville’s Heritage Trail is moving forward.The Bloomington Board of Public Works has approved a request from the developers of Patterson Pointe to allow a parking boulevard to encroach into …

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Daily Local News – February 28, 2017

A two-year state budget proposal is moving on to the Indiana Senate; The Indiana House has approved a measure creating a new requirement for abortion providers to inform patients about so-called “abortion reversal” procedures; Five states in the U.S. do not have legislation targeting hate crimes–Indiana being one of them; A fundraising event tomorrow night is supporting the efforts of …

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Daily Local News – February 27, 2017

An Owen County judge has accepted a plea agreement in the case of Shaylyn Ammerman’s murder; A former assistant director of IU’s Office of Student Ethics has been sentenced for possession of child pornography, a level six felony; The Indiana House of Representatives has approved a gun bill allowing people with civil protective orders to carry a handgun without a …

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Daily Local News – February 27, 2017

An Owen County judge has accepted a plea agreement in the case of Shaylyn Ammerman’s murder; A former assistant director of IU’s Office of Student Ethics has been sentenced for possession of child pornography, a level six felony; The Indiana House of Representatives has approved a gun bill allowing people with civil protective orders to carry a handgun without a …

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Daily Local News – February 23, 2017

Indiana legislators aren’t going along with what some called a modest request from Governor Eric Holcomb to expand Pre-K education in Indiana; Organizations with large carbon footprints will soon be able to mitigate their environmental impact by buying carbon saved by people with smaller footprints; The owner of a 1950’s ranch style home in Maxwell Manor has garnered the support …

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Daily Local News – February 22, 2017

Monroe County Plan Commission members heard from local residents last night while considering a rezoning request for the property once known as the Short Stop Gas Station; The Monroe County Commissioners are hiring an appraiser to conduct a financial impact study on the city of Bloomington’s proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of County land; The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is …

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Daily Local News – February 21, 2017

Indiana students could evenutally be sitting for a new standardized test; The number of Hoosiers earning workforce certificates has jumped significantly; The Department of Homeland Security has released a set of memos to implement President Trump’s plan to crack down on immigrants who are in the country illegally; The Bloomington Police Department is holding on to records that could help …

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Southern Indiana Residents Upset by Planned Housing Development

Residents of a low-income neighborhood in southern Indiana say the city government is forcing them out of their homes to clear the way for a private developer.

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Daily Local News – February 20, 2017

A bill to create an independent commission to draw legislative districts is poised to die in committee without being voted on; Solar energy advocates continued their criticism of Senate Bill 309; On Saturday, March 4th the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra will present “Scene Change: Music of Latin America” at the Buskirk Chumley Theater in Bloomington. FEATURE Residents of a low-income neighborhood …

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