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Daily Local News – June 15, 2016

General Electric announced today that it plans to close its refrigerator plant in Bloomington; Workers in Monroe County will be paying more local taxes next year; A member of the Bloomington Utilities Service Board is urging the city to examine how it charges customers for water; Congressman Andre Carson announced Thursday that 4-point-3 million dollars in federal grant money will …

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Daily Local News – June 14, 2016

The Bloomington Utilities Service Center won’t be LEED certified anytime soon; In other news from the Utilities Department, Bloomington’s water quality coordinator is optimistic that the city has got its problem with disinfectant byproducts under control; Bloomington PRIDE is holding a candlelight vigil tonight to honor the victims of the mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando; Last week, …

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Daily Local News – June 13, 2016

Bloomington’s LGBT community is reacting to the deadly shooting in Orlando, where a gunman attacked a gay nightclub during “Latin Night” and left 49 victims dead; Bloomington Mayor, John Hamilton, called a press conference today to show support for a project that would serve low-income senior citizens; A new Gallup poll of 22,000 graduates from various Indiana universities has yielded …

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Daily Local News – June 9, 2016

Mayor Hamilton announced improvements in parking meter performance in a press conference this afternoon; Last Night the Bloomington Utilities Department made its case for a 22 percent water and sewer increase; A 19-year-old Monroe County Jail inmate suffered a ruptured aortic aneurysm on Tuesday; In a news release, the Indiana State Police announced that as of July 1st motorist will …

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Daily Local News – June 8, 2016

The Bloomington Plan Commission heard details this week about a proposed student housing complex planned for North Dunn Street. The proposed 746 bedroom complex would include fully furnished studio apartments, as well as larger apartments and and townhomes; The Bloomington Chapter of Habitat for Humanity began its seventh annual Builder’s Blitz on Monday; Fifteen teachers and school administrators have been …

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Daily Local News – June 7, 2016

Monroe County officials took feedback last night on a proposed Phase 2 of the Fullerton Pike project; In its meeting last night, the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission gave a green light to the fourth phase of a five phase plan to construct the Cascades Park Trail; The Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market has received a donation from an anonymous donor of 30,000 …

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Profiles: Bloomington Clay Studio Founder Daniel Evans

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Daniel Evans is the founder and current artistic director of the Bloomington Clay Studio. Daniel’s dedication to clay has taken him all over the U.S. and landed him here in Bloomington, Indiana. Anna Werner brings us his story for today’s WFHB community report. This story was produced in partnership with an audio journalism class at Indiana University. A note for …

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Daily Local News – June 6, 2016

A proposed revision to federal rules is poised to bring big changes to Indiana’s payday loan industry; The Indiana Limestone Symposium begins this week at the Bybee Stone Company; The City  of Bloomington Utilities (CBU) begins its regular summer fire hydrant flushing today; Construction began three weeks ago on a new trail in Bloomington; The Indiana Archives and Records Administration …

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Daily Local News – May 25, 2016

05/25/16 An IU professor presented findings yesterday about why local residents did or did not support a plan to kill deer in the Griffy Woods in 2015; Registration for the Indiana Kids’ Election opened on May 4. Since then, nearly 400 schools have signed up for the program; Seniors in Indiana are not signing up for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance …

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Daily Local News – May 24, 2016

Last night the Ellettsville Town Council threw its support behind a point two-five percent tax increase to fund county wide public safety initiatives; The death of Monroe County Public Servant Kevin Enright created a vacancy in the Monroe County surveyor position, so the precinct committee must vote to fill it on the general election ballot; A branding initiative called “Indiana …

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