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Indiana Again Considering Sunday Alcohol Sales

The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers (IABR) has reaffirmed support for legislation that would permit the carry-out sale of alcohol on Sundays. The support comes weeks before the Indiana General Assembly’s Alcohol Code Revision Commission is scheduled to convene for its fourth meeting of the 2017 session. According to IARB chairman Jon Sinder, the prohibition of alcohol on Sundays is …

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Daily Local News – October 2, 2017

The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers supports legislation to permit carry-out sales of alcohol on Sundays; Bloomington Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher program kicks off tomorrow; Three Fairview Elementary School students found with marijuana; Singer, songwriter, and frontman for the Heartbreakers, Tom Petty found dead this morning; City of Bloomington Utilities Department is doing maintenance work on fire hydrants; Indiana …

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Daily Local News – September 28, 2017

The Cook Group reach an agreement with the City of Bloomington worth $100,000 a year; Indianapolis based developer Mecca Companies, Incorporated has received multiple incentives to increase affordable housing in Bloomington; Monroe County officials and social service agencies come together for Monroe County’s first annual opioid summit. FEATURE Veterans’ issues advocate John Tilford served as a Marine in Vietnam and …

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Daily Local News – September 26, 2017

A fake poster replaced IU’s sexual assault awareness posters in dorms and halls across the IU Bloomington campus yesterday; The Indiana University Caving Club is under review; In a summary judgement, an Indiana Supreme Court struck down a controversial series of abortion regulations late last week; The Ellettsville Town Council gave its final approval yesterday to the town’s 2018 budget, …

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Att’y General Hill Criticizes Needle Exchanges & CDC

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has criticized the state’s needle exchange programs as well as the Centers for Disease Control. Hill’s criticisms come in the wake of a CDC report requesting the state cease collecting data on syringe exchange programs. According to the CDC, the information gathered by Indiana using inaccurate data can alter the true statistical picture. The Governor’s …

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Cartoonist Evans Discusses the Calais Jungle Refugee Camp

As part of Indiana University’s Themester program, “Diversity, Difference, Otherness,” cartoonists Kate Evans and Sarah Glidden will be discussing their new books out about their experiences witnessing refugee situations for the presentation, “Refugees, Art, and Journalism.” Kate Evans joins Interchange producer Doug Storm to discuss her new Verso Books release, Threads: From the Refugee Crisis, about the refugee camp called the …

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Indiana University Student Abandoned In Cave for 60 Hours

Indiana University is under fire after a student was left in a cave for three days and two nights. The student, Lukas Cavar, was left in a cave after fellow classmates and student instructors failed to realize that Cavar was not with them when they returned to campus from Sullivan Cave, in southern Monroe County. Cavar stated that he become …

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Daily Local News – September 25, 2017

Indiana University student Lukas Cavar was abandoned in a cave for three days and two nights; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill criticizes needle exchange programs and the Centers for Disease Control; Dr. Kristina Box will be Indiana’s new State Health Commissioner; Owen County highway superintendent Joe Pettijohn is charged with theft, conflict of interest, and official misconduct; More than one-third …

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Daily Local News – September 21, 2017

The Bloomington Solidarity Network cancelled a series of pickets against Parker Real Estate Management due to alleged police interference; The City of Bloomington is working to expand the city’s network of multi-purpose trails; The Bloomington Police Department has warned residents about an increase in the numbers of thefts from vehicles recently; Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Uncle Pen …

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Daily Local News – September 20, 2017

Richland Bean Blossom Community Schools continue to feel the financial effect of losing students to Seven Oaks Classical School, a charter school now in its second year. The Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s ’Leaf webcam’ is up and running, in preparation for the turn of season. Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard in Bloomington is holding a meeting over the issues of …

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