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Senator Coats Travels To Gather Hoosier Opinions On Syria

Indiana Senator Dan Coats wants to know what Hoosiers think about any U.S. military intervention in Syria in the near future. This week he is traveling across the state, talking to citizens about their reactions to the Syrian crisis and soliciting opinions about possible American involvement in that civil war. Senator Coats has been outspokenly critical that President Barack Obama …

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Bloomington May Soon See Drought Conditions

An area of near-drought conditions is creeping closer to Bloomington, according to the federal drought monitor, a joint effort of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Nebraska. A band of parched counties stretches across the center of the state with the “abnormally dry” zone just touching the northern reaches of Monroe County and extending a third …

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Daily Local News – September 5, 2013

This afternoon, Chief Probation Officer Linda Brady announced that the Probation Department is moving to become an “Evidence-based Organization”; The City of Bloomington Planning Department is holding a workshop to gether public input on community goals for ImagineBloomington;An area of near-drought conditions is creeping closer to Bloomington, according to the federal drought monitor; The City of  Bloomington is partnering with …

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Daily Local News – September 4, 2013

Indiana Democrats have responded to a Ball State University study that indicates Hoosiers bring home significantly less per capita personal income compared to residents of other states; The Monroe County Community School Corporation announced last week that its Afterschool Ed-Ventures program will be the recipient of a twenty five thousand dollar grant award from Duke Energy; At a meeting September …

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Daily Local News – September 3, 2013

Indiana Governor Mike Pence maintained his resistance to adopting the Affordable Care Act by announcing today that Indiana will remain using the current economic model titled the Healthy Indiana Plan to provide Medicaid health insurance to Hoosiers; A private coalition of environmental groups has forced Duke Energy Indiana to agree to close its old coal fired power plants in Terre …

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IU Professor Contributes To New ‘Network Science’ Journal

With the inaugural issue of Network Science, a new journal published by Cambridge University Press, coordinating editor Stanley Wasserman brings together scholars from fields across the academic spectrum whose interests converge upon the quickly evolving field of network science. Wasserman has a Ph.D from Harvard University nd the idea for the journal was launched about four years ago, said Stanley …

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Duke Agrees To Close Old Terre Haute Coal Power Plants

A private coalition of environmental groups has forced Duke Energy Indiana to agree to close its old coal-fired power plants in Terre Haute. The settlement between Duke and the coalition, composed of the Sierra Club, Citizens Action Coalition, Valley Watch, and Save the Valley, was reached before an Indiana Department of Environment administrative law judge. The settlement requires Duke to …

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Daily Local News – Septempter 2, 2013

Labor Day is upon us! Our WFHB correspondents address labor movements in today’s economy and more on today’s Daily Local News Labor Day Special.

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Daily Local News – August 30th, 2013

On August 27th, the Monroe County Community School Corporation’s Board of Trustees was joined by a crowd of community members angry about a lack of diversity in the Corporation’s faculty and staff; In their  meeting August 28th , the Bloomington City Council discussed proposed new rules the city police chief said would help recover stolen property; At its August 26 …

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IU Kicks Off The Football Season Against Indiana State

The Indiana Hoosiers take to the field Thursday in Memorial Stadium for the opening game of their 2013 football season. The home opener is cause for an annual celebration, but the convergence of some 40,000 people on the stadium can lead to headaches for neighbors and local residents. We spoke with Indiana University Police Lieutenant Craig Munroe this afternoon just …

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