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Daily Local News – June 3, 2015

The owners of Nick’s English Hut are leading an initiative to challenge panhandlers and others they refer to as bums in downtown Bloomington; The Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center is celebrating its 100th birthday this Friday; A new report from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index ranked Indiana as the eighth most obese state in the US; The City of Bloomington …

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Daily Local News – June 2, 2015

The IU Board of Trustees is holding a forum tomorrow afternoon to hear public comment on IU tuition rates; Today marks the start of the summer-long Bloomingfoods Tuesday Market; Bloomington forestry officials are working at Bryan Park to remove hazardous trees from the area; Ellettsville is moving ahead with building a new town hall; The Bill Monroe Music Park in …

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Daily Local News – June 1, 2015

Just twelve percent of eligible voters in Indiana cast ballots in the May 5th municipal primary election; A state biologist has just photographed one of Monroe Lake’s original and oldest bald eagles; The Bloomington City Council has shown support for new financial control measures that would affect the city’s Redevelopment Commission, also known as the R.D.C.; Rhino’s Youth Center is …

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Daily Local News – May 28, 2015

5/28/2015 Construction of Interstate 69 in the Bloomington area is forcing the partial closure of some local roads;For the first time, the Monroe County School Corporation will live-stream its high school graduation ceremonies this Saturday;The Monroe County Council voted four to three Tuesday night to support extending the life of the West Side TIF district by 15 years. FEATURE Early …

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Daily Local News – May 27, 2015

An armed man and an accomplice robbed the People’s State Bank on Bloomington’s East side yesterday evening; The City of Bloomington Housing and Neighborhood Development Department announced yesterday that applications are now available for its 2015 Citizens’ Academy program; Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has joined a national lawsuit against four cancer charities accused of scamming millions of dollars from …

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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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