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Daily Local News – October 19, 2016

10/19/16 The Human Rights Campaign has awarded Bloomington with a top score in protecting LGBTQ-plus individuals in the community; As Donald Trump claims this year’s election is rigged, Indiana officials continued today to suggest that large-scale voter fraud might have occurred in the state; A local metal works company has been granted more time to correct high levels of zinc …

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Indiana Sec. of State Warns of New Possible “Voter Fraud,” But Declines To Give Details


AUDIO LINK: http://wfhb.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/VOTERS.mp3   The Indiana Secretary of State’s Office is reporting problems with voter registration information. In a statement released today, the Office says some Hoosier voters are reporting their birth dates or first names appear incorrectly in the state’s voter registration system. When that information is incorrect, it can make it more difficult for voters to determine whether they’re …

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Daily Local News – October 18, 2016

10/18/16 The race between Evan Bayh and Todd Young for Indiana’s vacant Senate seat has cost almost $30 million, according to new financial disclosure reports; The Indiana Secretary of State’s Office is reporting problems with voter registration information; The new fraud claims from the Secretary of State also come after the state government has been accused of suppressing African American …

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Daily Local News – October 17, 2016

The Monroe County Commissioners approved changes to the county’s human rights ordinance; In other business, Commissioners voiced their support for the purchase of 54 acres of land next to the airport; In other business, Jim Shelton with the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce let commissioners know that training for Court Appointed Special Advocates program, or CASA, will begin; This year’s November …

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Daily Local News – October 13, 2016

Ivy Tech Community College has a new transgender inclusive policy; 24 of the 28 signs erected by the City of Bloomington to discourage panhandling have been reported missing by the city; The Ellettsville Town Council deliberated on Monroe County’s new public safety tax this week; Indiana Legal Services recently won a $400,000 grant from the Criminal Justice Institute to provide …

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Daily Local News – October 12, 2016

The Bloomington Plan Commission has approved a housing project associated with the planned Tech Park, also known as the Trades District; Bloomington Bagel Company owner Sue Aquila has cleared one more hurdle in her effort to create a new home for her business; The National Center for Education Statistics finds that about one-fifth of new public school teachers quit before …

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Daily Local News – October 11, 2016

10/11/16 A federal judge has ruled against former city of Bloomington projects manager Justin Wykoff in a lawsuit over the terms of his restitution payments to the city; An Indiana State Police investigation into voter fraud in Indianapolis has now grown to include over half the counties in the state. The list of affected counties includes Monroe, Greene, Owen, and …

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Daily Local News – October 10, 2016

Students Against State Violence and the Black Student Union at Indiana University are holding a demonstration at the Sample Gates this evening beginning at 6:30pm; Another home break-in was reported in Bloomington last week; In related news, the Herald-Times reports that police have asked prosecutors to charge 28-year-old Devin Grounds in three more incidents that involved a masked man breaking …

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Daily Local News – October 6, 2016

Developers of a proposed high-density student housing complex planned for Dunn Hill are facing tough criticism from area residents; A Baptist congregation saw its efforts to build a new church stalled again by Monroe County Board of Zoning Appeals; The United Way of Monroe County has announced this start of its 2016-2017 Fund Drive; The Indiana Institute for Working Families …

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Daily Local News – October 5, 2016

A demonstration is planned tonight at 7pm to draw attention to issues at Bloomington’s Peoples Park; An event titled “Our Black Lives Matter: In Remembrance of Joseph Smedley” begins at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center on the IU campus; I-69 construction is reportedly back on track with a new completion schedule from contractor Isolux Corsan; …

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