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Daily Local News – May 26, 2015

The State of Indiana has extended the official public health emergency in Scott County by a full year. A Bloomington North High School has received a ten-thousand-dollar award for teaching excellence. A group at Indiana University is partnering with five Indiana health centers to evaluate adult patients for alcohol and substance abuse risks. Bloomington residents may soon be presented with …

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Daily Local News – May 21, 2015

The Bloomington City Council voted last night to borrow up to forty-eight million dollars for the city’s Redevelopment District, also known as the downtown TIF district;Last night the Council also passed a resolution to add the old Showers Furniture buildings to the city’s list of historic districts;The executive director of Indiana’s state school board is quitting after just a year …

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Daily Local News – May 20, 2015

An Indiana University Sociology professor has just released a study contradicting previous claims that lesbians and gay men make bad parents; Last week, Purdue University announced it would freeze tuition for a fourth year in a row; The city of Bloomington Utilities Department is looking for ways to make water bills more informative and simpler for customers to understand; The …

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Daily Local News – May 19, 2015

Tomorrow night the Bloomington City Council is set to decide whether to borrow forty-eight million dollars to pay for major projects including Switchyard Park; The City of Bloomingtion is limited in what it can do to respond to the recent repeal of Indiana’s Common Construction Wage law; The Monroe County Election Board has rejected all thirteen provisional ballots Bloomington voters …

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Daily Local News – May 18, 2015

County officials say they are confident that a recent sediment spill into Richland Creek has been remediated; The rural Southern Indiana town of French Lick, population 1,800, is expecting 40,000 plus visitors this week for the Senior PGA Championship; U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly of Indiana has publicly speculated there could be a connection between the HIV outbreak plaguing Scott County …

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Daily Local News – May 15, 2015

A new report from U.S. News and World report ranks Bloomington High School North as the 10th best high school in the state;The Monroe County Community School Corporation is planning to survey local residents about their views on education issues;The Monroe County Public Library is getting its finances in order as it moves forward with plans to build a new …

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Daily Local News – May 13, 2015

Bloomington police announced this afternoon they had arrested an Indiana University administrator for possession of child pornography; Bloomingfoods is hosting the Bloomington’s Fifth Annual Bike to Work Day Block Party this Friday from 5:00pm to 8:30 pm; Bloomington residents debated the merits of the proposed parking garage downtown at a city Plan Commission meeting on Monday; The City of Bloomington …

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Daily Local News – May 12, 2015

Volunteers at Hoosier Hills Food Bank are in the process of sorting and sending 18 tons of food received over the weekend; Three-quarters of a million Hoosiers could be eligible for refunds from their cellular service providers, thanks to a lawsuit settlement announced today; A study done by an IU environmental scientist and colleagues finds the environment in the United …

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Daily Local News – May 11, 2015

The Bloomington City Council has begun a process to make Bloomington’s Courthouse Square a Local Historic District; Fewer than 7 percent of Bloomington’s registered voters showed up to the polls during the municipal primary election last week; The reptile rescue and education team, Scaly Tailz, is asking for donations to help them relocate. FEATURE For decades, a group of chemical …

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Daily Local News – May 7, 2015

Summer festival season is about to start, as can be seen by the Bloomington Board of Public Works agenda for its meeting of June 6th; On Tuesday, Bloomington High School South is set to unveil its new sustainable energy installation called Project Pavegen; Habitat for Humanity began building homes last week as part of its new subdivision along the north …

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