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Daily Local News – August 7, 2017

Blue-green algae has been found in one of Lake Lemon’s overflow ponds; Indiana’s DNR asks bowhunters to keep track of any animals they spot; State law requires school employees to report suspected child abuse or neglect cases to Child Service or law enforcement before informing the school principal; A new scam involving requests for payment to redeem unclaimed property. FEATURE …

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Daily Local News – August 3, 2017

IN-DOT announces the closure of two roads around highway 37 in preparation of Interstate 69; The Monroe County Parks and Recreation Board is exploring the possibility of repurposing a building for use as a MRF (Materials Recovery Facility); The Nashville Town Council will host a public hearing next week to discuss the proposed annexation of forest land owned by Big …

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Daily Local News – August 2, 2017

White-tailed deer at the Griffy Lake Nature Preserve are close to destroying the preserve to the point it may never recover. With a new school year on the horizon and international students from all over the world pouring into IU’s Bloomington campus, scammers are on the lookout to trick naive international students into turning over money and personal information. An …

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Daily Local News – August 1, 2017

A Bloomington accountant was convicted of mail fraud after he siphoned off one point two million dollars from his Bedford client; The city is looking to fast track solarization of its facilities in the face of a new state deadline; After a wildlife photographer snapped a picture of an osprey nesting on Patoka Lake, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources …

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How Would Obamacare Repeal Affect Indiana?

After the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act died on the floor of the US Senate last week, WFHB correspondent Arjun Balasundaram spoke with healthcare experts about how a repeal might affect Indiana residents.

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Mayor Hamilton Kicks Off Solarize Bloomington Phase 2

Mayor John Hamilton urged community members at a press conference this afternoon to pursue solar energy options as a state deadline approaches. The press conference kicked off the second phase of Solarize Bloomington, an initiative purportedly designed to increase the amount of solar energy generated by homes and businesses. Hamilton said Phase Two is an expansion of the project, which …

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Cook Medical Funds Weekend Hours At Shalom Center

Cook Medical Group pledged twenty-two thousand dollars in order to keep the Shalom Center open on the weekends. This move comes after Mayor John Hamilton’s speech last Thursday, in which he presented steps the City of Bloomington plans to take toward tackling homelessness and drug abuse. During his talk at the public library, Hamilton stated that the Safety, Civility and …

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Daily Local News – July 31, 2017

Cook Medical Group has pledged $22,000 to help keep the Shalom Community Center open on weekends; The City Clerk is now accepting applications to fill a vacant seat on the Environmental Commission; The Indiana Family Institute reveals plans to sponsor an annual event modeled after the national Conservative Political Action Conference; Mayor John Hamilton kicked off the second phase of …

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Daily Local News – July 27, 2017

Monroe County’s Alexander Memorial is scheduled for a facelift; The sale of bonds by the City of Bloomington Utilities will result in less of a price hike in utility rates than previously estimated; The City of Bloomington wants to know the value of a parking lot located at the northeast corner of the Showers Building; The Bloomington Board of Public …

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Daily Local News – July 26, 2017

Monroe County Community School System unanimously approved a new food policy last night, allowing all students to receive the same lunch regardless of their ability to pay. Senate bill 303, a new law passed by the Indiana State Senate, could ease the process of obtaining health care. The Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a deer Management Information Panel …

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