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Volunteers Build Naxolone Kits

More than two dozen community members gathered Wednesday night to help the Indiana Recovery Alliance build Naxolone kits. Reporter Sarah Vaughan brings us the story for today’s Community Report.

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Jeffersonville Participants Learn How To Dispose of Needles And Administer Naxolone

A Jeffersonville program meant to help curb Hepatitis C and HIV is being extended for the upcoming year. The program, aimed at helping decrease the use of used needles shared by infected intravenous drug users, teaches participants how to safely dispose of needles and trains them in administering anti-opioid drug overdose medication called Narcan or Naloxone. Two years ago an …

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Bloomington Rallies To Support Victims of Charlottesville Terrorism

Organizations gathered at the Monroe County Courthouse yesterday in a show of solidarity for the victims of Saturday’s terrorist attack on counter protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. White supremacists gathered in the historic college town to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, calling their event the ‘Unite the Right Free Speech Rally.’ After repeated clashes …

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Daily Local News – August 14, 2017

Some 500 people gathered at the Monroe County Courthouse yesterday to show support for the victims of the terrorist attack in Charlottesville; Indiana State Police arrested a man wanted on outstanding warrants yesterday after a car chase on SR 46; Smithville Fiber initiates a $500,000 fiber internet installation project for Ellettsville; A Jeffersonville program aimed at teaching participants how to …

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Daily Local News – August 10, 2017

Monroe County Council members can not find their way towards approving a proposed 2018 budget for the county’s Central Emergency Dispatch Center; The Owen County Public Library is currently hosting ‘The Indiana Heart Gallery.’; Indiana State Police troopers reportedly recovered firearms, crystal methamphetamine, and over fifteen thousand dollars in cash during a raid in Bloomington. FEATURE Caty Pilachowski is one …

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Daily Local News – August 9, 2017

The Monroe County Commissioners approved a measure that would provide funding to keep the Shalom Center open during the weekends.   Brown County Farmer’s Market vendors will receive a price break thanks to an ordinance amendment.   Incoming and returning Indiana University Students will be greeted with a once-in-a-century solar eclipse on the first day of classes.   Two parking garages in …

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Daily Local News – August 8, 2017

A twenty-two thousand dollar donation from the Kilroy’s franchise will reportedly go towards expanding the Shalom Center’s hours to seven days a week; City of Bloomington Utilities customers can expect an over twenty percent rate increase to their water bills next month; The Monroe County Election Board is scrutinizing overtime payments to county employees who work the polls during elections …

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New Law Requires Schools to Report Abuse/Neglect Directly to Law Enforcement

A new Indiana state law requires school employees to report suspected child abuse or neglect directly to Child Services or local law enforcement before informing the principal of the school. Legislation co-author State Senator Mark Messmer said the new law was made because some child abuse cases were not being reported. Lisa Tanselle, General Counsel at Indiana School Boards Association, …

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Muncie School Bus Operations Face Problems as School Year Begins

Wednesday is the first day of the school year in Muncie. WFHB News Director Wes Martin reports anxiety over the city’s school bus operations.

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Email/Phone Scam Asks Payment for Unclaimed Property

The Indiana Attorney General is warning citizens that a recent scam involving unclaimed property can come in the form of emails and phone calls asking for payment. Moving or having a named changed can cause property such as payroll, estates, death benefits, savings and more to go unclaimed. The state collects unclaimed property until Hoosiers are able to prove their …

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