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Daily Local News – September 15, 2016

Bloomington Police announced this afternoon that they made an arrest in connection with a rape and burglary that was reported last week; In their meeting last night, Bloomington City Council members reviewed nearly $20 million worth of projects to be funded by reissuing some of the City’s existing bonds; Monroe County Council gave its approval for the county to borrow …

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Daily Local News – September 14, 2016

Food Insecurity is down across the United States — but it’s up in Indiana; The Indiana Supreme Court deliberated yesterday about whether police departments operated by private universities should be held to the same open records requirements as other departments; Candidates for the Indiana General Assembly recently heard an earful about the growing challenges facing the caregiver industry for aging …

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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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