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Daily Local News – April 5, 2017

It’s Fund Drive at WFHB. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch may have lifted portions of his book from uncited sources including the Indiana Law Journal. In legal news from Monroe County, one hundred children are still in need of advocates to shepherd them through the court system. This week the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission approved a resolution giving Monroe County government …

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Daily Local News – April 4, 2017

The Bloomington Utilities Department is moving cautiously in its dealings with the international company responsible for building section 5 of Interstate 69; Results are in from a supplemental environmental study conducted on the property of Night Moves, a strip club on South Walnut Street; Yellowwood Road, near Yellowwood State Forest, is undergoing renovations. State transportation officials are repaving the road …

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Daily Local News – April 3, 2017

Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly, a Democrat, has announced his endorsement of Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court; A federal judge has blocked an Indiana law that would have required women to undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before an abortion; Monroe County has created a fund to facilitate the seizure of property through a controversial process called …

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Daily Local News – March 30, 2017

The City of Bloomington will not annex a group of unincorporated properties just northeast of the city, known as Annexation Area 6; The Ellettsville Fire Department continues to operate on a shoestring, despite increased call volumes, according to Ellettsville Fire Chief Mike Cornman; The Indiana House of Representatives has approved legislation that takes aim at teachers unions; The Indiana Military …

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Daily Local News – March 29,2017

In their meeting last night, the Monroe County Community School Board approved a resolution reaffirming MCCSC’s commitment to provide a safe and inclusive space for all students, without exception. The School Board also held a public hearing on six projects to be financed with a new, 7 million dollar bond. The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has announced that the Free …

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Daily Local News – March 28, 2017

The student organization, UndocuHoosiers Bloomington, is petitioning Indiana University to create a new full-time position to serve undocumented students and staff; The City of Bloomington is naming Terri Porter its new Planning and Transportation Director. Porter is the third person to hold the position this year; Ellettsville residents and business owners are paying more for code violations and permits; February …

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Daily Local News – March 27, 2017

The city of Bloomington has finished its six-day series of meetings about the proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of Monroe County land; A group of Bloomington residents demanded that a landlord cancel debt for a tenant who they say rented a rat-infested apartment; Indiana Doctors are likely to be limited to prescribing a 7-day supply of opioid painkillers to …

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Daily Local News – March 23, 2017

The Bloomington City Council approved a new sanitation automation plan; Local veterans expressed mixed opinions about their government-funded health care at the Monroe County courthouse; The 2017 College Readiness Report says nearly one-fifth of recent Indiana high school graduates are not academically prepared to take college courses, specifically in the subject of math; The most recent Census Bureau report shows …

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Daily Local News – March 22, 2017

The city of Bloomington has discovered contaminants on land that is slated for an affordable housing development. The Bloomington Animal Shelter will be getting a million dollar facelift this year. The owners of Hopscotch Coffee have reportedly purchased Rainbow Bakery and plan to open a new location On Madison Street. Full time enrollment has reached an all-time high at IU …

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Daily Local News – March 21, 2017

Discussions continue tonight about the proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of Monroe County land into the city of Bloomington; A house bill naming protections for student journalists will be voted on this week at the Indiana Statehouse; Indiana University students are working to combat a bill proposed in the Indiana General Assembly that would make sanctuary universities illegal; A …

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