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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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Daily Local News – November 1, 2016

11/01/16 The fate of the Players Pub bar is expected to be announced this evening around 8PM; A professor emeritus of economics at IUPUI-Fort Wayne recently completed an Economic Policy Institute study that concludes Indiana’s Right-To-Work law hurts the State’s economy; A Warsaw teen who was sentenced to twenty-five years in prison for helping to kill a friend’s stepfather when …

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Daily Local News – October 31, 2016

Twenty protesters gathered in front of the South Walnut Street Sunoco gas station to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline; The Monroe County Sheriff’s department is planning to open a substation on the south side of town; Today is the 16th Halloween in a row that Monroe County has required registered sex offenders to attend an event during trick-or-treat hours; …

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Daily Local News – October 27, 2016

11,000 Monroe County residents have cast early ballots so far this election season; After deliberating for four hours last night, the city council could not find its way to support a mixed use development planned for the southeast corner of Hillside and Henderson Streets; The Confederate flag has been banned from the grounds of Bloomington High School North; WFHB is …

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Daily Local News – October 26.16

Bloomington resident Aaron Pollitt was one of more than 140 people arrested this past weekend while opposing construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, The Bloomington Parks Department and the Bloomington Parks Foundation are laying plans for a fundraising campaign for the Switchyard Park; Convicted sex offenders will not be allowed to participate in trick-or-treating activities again this year; According to …

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Daily Local News – October 24, 2016

10/24/2016 Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson continues to face criticism for suggesting widespread voter fraud has taken place in Indiana; Members of the Monroe County Redevelopment Commission work through details of a contract with Richland Bean Blossom Community School Corporation for STEM programming; The Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department has announced they will begin their annual winterization preparation at more than …

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Daily Local News – October 25, 2016

10/25/16 Employees of the Town of Ellettsville will see an increase in their health insurance premiums for 2017; Mayor John Hamilton has appointed an Advisory Committee to study and make recommendations to improve the city’s proposal to modernize solid waste and recycling collection services provided the City’s Sanitation Divisions; A local group that has worked to prevent Syrian refugees from moving to Bloomington is hosting …

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Daily Local News – October 20, 2016

Plans for a 746 bedroom student housing complex to replace Dunn Hill apartments were stalled again by the Bloomington City Council; Three organizations are sponsoring a series of workshops to help local businesses learn how to become contractors for Bloomington or government agencies; 45,000 Indiana Residents may be eligible for Affordable Care Act (ACA) premium tax credits to finance their …

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