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Daily Local News – November 6, 2017

More than 200 scientists and academics presented a letter to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, objecting to Yellowwood logging plans; Gov. Holcomb appoints new leaders for the Department of Natural Resources Water Division and Oil & Gas Division; Bloomington Sanitation Department begins residential leaf pickup today; US Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke to the Ten Point Coalition in Indianapolis today; Indiana …

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Daily Local News – November 2, 2017

The Indiana Daily Student issued an Op-Ed piece in regards to the forceful retirement of their Director of Student Media; New changes to Bloomington’s zoning code will open up more areas to sexually-oriented businesses; The Bloomington City Council heard initial results from the city’s recent salary compensation survey; The Monroe County Commissioners have declared November as ‘National Runaway Prevention Month’. …

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Daily Local News – November 1, 2017

Fatal Attraction and 101 Dalmatians Actress Glenn Close has donated her costume collection to Indiana University’s School of Art, Architecture and Design. Indiana is now a sister state with Karnataka, India, a delegation from Indiana, including Governor Eric Holcomb, signed an agreement in Bangalore on Monday. Vendors at the Bloomington Farmer’s Market will now have access to water year round. …

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Daily Local News – October 31st, 2017

Bloomington Police investigate Swastikas and ‘KKK’ graffiti in Bloomington, Weimer Reservoir/Wapehani Lake is scheduled to be demolished, Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is facing another voter registration lawsuit, and the Bloomington Utilities Service Board approves rate hikes, all on this episode of the Daily Local News. Our feature today: WFHB Correspondent Jada Lucas sits with Aubrey Saeder, Paul Daily, …

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Motorcycle Adventurer Lives By The Roll Of The Dice

He’s been travelling across two continents on a motorcycle for the past year. Bloomington native Isaac Simonelli moved to Southeast Asia, lost everything gambling, and worked for a newspaper in Thailand before venturing across Asia and Africa on his motorcycle. He’s been rolling a set of dice to determine everything from what road to take, what country to visit next, …

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“High-Level Meth Dealer” Arrested by Indiana State Police

Indiana State Police arrested a man accused of being a “high-level methamphetamine dealer” in Monroe County last week. State troopers arrested 44-year-old Paxton Davis on felony charges of possession and dealing methamphetamines on Wednesday. Davis allegedly had over a kilogram of methamphetamines in his possession. An Indiana State Police press release alleges Davis was receiving shipments of methamphetamines stuffed in …

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Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Period Begins Tomorrow

Open enrollment for the Healthcare Marketplace begins this Wednesday November 1st. Health insurance prices in Indiana have risen by an average 20 percent, as weakened protections for the Affordable Care Act Marketplaces have allowed insurance providers to opt out of the public exchanges. The Indiana Department of Insurance’s website posted approved health insurance rates for the exchange in September. The …

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Daily Local News – October 30, 2017

Open enrollment for the Healthcare Marketplace begins Wednesday, November 1st; Indiana State Police arrested a man accused of being a “high-level methamphetamine dealer” in Monroe County last week; The Ivy Tech Center for Lifelong Learning celebrates its 10-year anniversary with the annual Community Arts Awards; The Indiana State Police and Gov. Eric Holcomb jointly released a Halloween safety video on …

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Daily Local News – October 26, 2017

President Donald Trump today issued a national health emergency declaration in regards to the nationwide opioid epidemic; Monroe County’s Emergency Management Director is working to connect citizens and governmental units with Everbridge, the county’s free notification system; The Bloomington City Council voiced less than unanimous support for a proposed zoning code change to accommodate sexually-oriented businesses; IU Health Bloomington and …

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Daily Local News – October 25, 2017

The Ellettsville Town Council approved a tax break for the developers of a housing project scheduled to replace the Lenzy Hayes trailer park on State Road 46 in Ellettsville. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s office is introducing an informational website to combat opioid abuse within the state. The Indiana State Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Study Committee heard from opponents of …

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