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Daily Local News – October 4, 2016

10/04/16 The Monroe County chapter of the League of Women Voters has canceled several forums that were scheduled for this week; Seven year old Liliana Hernandez and six year old Rene Pasztor were found dead in a car in Fort Wayne last week, several hours after an Amber alert was issued for the children; Students at a West Lafayette elementary school started a petition to …

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Daily Local News – October 3, 2016

Governor Mike Pence’s administration cannot legally prevent the settlement of Syrian refugees in Indiana; Lawrence County has officially declared a public health emergency related to Hepatitis C; Last week the Monroe County Commissioners accepted more than $15,000 in grant funding for the county’s Futures Family Planning Clinic; County Health Administrator Caudill said the Health Department has received $3,000 from the …

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Daily Local News – September 29, 2016

The Bloomington City Council voiced initial approval for the City’s revised 2017 budget in its meeting last night; Bloomington Police say they made five drug-related arrests today in Seminary Park; The City of Bloomington further clarified its residential sign ordinance this week; Concerns about short-term rentals in Bloomington prompted a review by City officials, who have drafted proposed regulations to …

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Daily Local News – September 28, 2016

An organization that serves refugees is setting up an office in Bloomington; Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has issued a warning to Hoosier voters regarding their voter registration; The Bloomington Animal Shelter has announced plans to promote dog adoptions in celebration of National Adopt-a-Dog Month this October; A city press release recently announced a new Facility Use Policy for …

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Daily Local News – September 27, 2016

9/27/16 IU Health will no longer offer its insurance plans next year through the health care marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act; Levels of contaminants in Bloomington’s water supply continue to trend downward; Indiana’s juvenile justice laws effectively punish youth offenders extra for being poor; The Bloomington City Council has agreed to borrow more than three million dollars to …

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Daily Local News – September 26, 2016

An unusually large group of local government officials are meeting tomorrow to decide whether Monroe County will keep its new public safety income tax; During the past several weeks, local government entities have begun planning for how to spend the new public safety tax money, with the assumption that it will be renewed at tomorrow’s meeting; Some drivers in downtown Bloomington are learning …

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Daily Local News – September 22, 2016

A Brown County judge sentences Daniel Messel to eighty years in prison for the 2015 murder of Hannah Wilson; Some former employees of Bloomington’s General Electric Appliances plant will be eligible for a federal program that benefits workers whose jobs were lost due to international trade; During its second budget hearing of the week, the Monroe County Council unanimously approved …

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Daily Local News – September 21, 2016

The City of Bloomington’s Utilities Department has reported a 500 gallon wastewater overflow that occurred on Monday; Monroe County is experiencing its second Air Quality Action Day in a row, as declared by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, or IDEM; Celebrity criminal and real estate heir Robert Durst has been assigned to the federal prison in Terra Haute; The …

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Daily Local News – September 20, 2016

09/20/16 Netherlands based Isolux Corsan may have trouble paying its contractors for work on I-69, but it has paid its bills with the City’s Utilities Department;In other I-69 news, the deadline for constructing the interstate has been pushed back again. The expected completion date for section five has been pushed back four more months to October of next year; An …

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Daily Local News – September 19, 2016

Bloomington police have changed their minds about the connection between several recent break-ins, one of which involved a rape; A live alligator was found today on Interstate 465 in Indianapolis. Indiana State Troopers responded to reports of a two foot long alligator on the shoulder; New data from the Census Bureau shows Indiana continuing to recover from the recession, but …

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