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Daily Local News – September 13, 2016

Park South, a mixed use development planned for the southeast corner of Hillside and Henderson Streets, is moving forward after receiving approval from the Bloomington Plan Commission; The Indiana Supreme Court has issued a new rule that could dramatically reduce the number of Hoosiers held in jail awaiting trial; Elizabeth “Bet” Savich, Bloomington’s Volunteer Network Director, has been appointed to serve a …

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Daily Local News – September 12, 2016

The Bloomington Police Department has yet to catch the masked man who broke in through unlocked doors in the middle of the night in several attacks that took place last week; The City of Bloomington is exploring the possibility of purchasing the city’s only strip club, Night Moves, as well as other nearby properties on South Walnut Street; Democratic candidate …

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Daily Local News – September 8, 2016

Bloomington Police say they are investigating four recent break-ins they believe are related, two of which involved attempted sexual assault; The Bloomington City Council gave its unanimous support last night to the Monroe County School Corporation funding referendum; the Bloomington Farmers Market this weekend will no longer be allowed to require vendors to label GMO goods; The Monroe County democratic …

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Daily Local News – September 7, 2016

Two local politicians and a labor leader called a press conference on the side of a highway this morning to draw attention to what they called a mess and a failure related to construction of Interstate 69; A South Bend family is still searching for answers about their collective eighteen dollar award after police punched, handcuffed and stun-gunned their then-seventeen-year-old …

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Daily Local News – September 5, 2016

Native Americans from around the country continue to protest in North Dakota today, in opposition to an oil pipeline they say threatens a major water supply; Despite attempts by Governor Mike Pence and conservative groups to block the entry of Syrian refugees, they continue to settle in Indiana; On Friday, Monroe County Commissioners declined to accept the county treasurer’s monthly …

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Daily Local News – September 1, 2016

The City of Bloomington and developer HM Mac have come to a final agreement on how much of a tax break it will give on what’s been dubbed the Chocolate Moose project; the City Council give Duke Energy its approval to build a controversial substation in the Maple Heights neighborhood; the Monroe County Council approved a 2017 budget of $2.5 …

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Daily Local News – August 31, 2016

The Indiana University Police Department has decided to implement police body cameras on campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis, with the stated goal of improving officer accountability and police-community relations; The Bloomington City Council conducted four nights of departmental budget hearings last week; There may soon be another place that Twitter cannot go. The Times of Northwest Indiana reports that Indiana …

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Daily Local News – August 30, 2016

A new investigative report from the Indianapolis Star has revealed that the state of Indiana has spent millions of dollars on tax incentives for companies that offshored more jobs than they created; The Indiana State Department of Health reports the infant mortality rate amongst the state’s black population is twice that of the overall state average; City parks officials are …

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Daily Local News – August 29, 2016

Police arrested a third suspect today in an apparent robbery that ended in the killing of a 26-year-old Bloomington woman; Five Indiana counties have established syringe exchange programs (SEP), following a change in Indiana law last year; A preliminary plan for reconstructing existing roadways and intersections as part of a Sample Road connection project have been submitted by Butler, Fairman …

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Daily Local News – August 25, 2016

The Ellettsville Town Council is considering charging $150 for each public records request of police body camera and dash cam footage; Filmmaker and social worker Christine Kim is screening her latest film about pets and homelessness in Bloomington Monday; Organizers are preparing for the fifth annual Garlic Fest next weekend in downtown Bloomington; In its work session this week, the …

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