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MCCSC Cancels Auxilio Bus Services Contract

Transportation services company Auxilio Services was delivered a public letter by the Monroe County Community School Corporation stating that its school bus contract will be canceled due to parent complaints, delays, and a shortage of drivers. The letter, sent to Auxilio late last week, stated the contract will be terminated on October 13th. The move by MCCSC officials comes after …

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State Reaches Settlement With Pharmaceutical, Novo Nordisk

Attorney General Curtis Hill has announced that Indiana has reached a settlement with pharmaceutical manufacturer Novo Nordisk. The agreement settles accusations that the company failed to comply with Food and Drug Administration standards for their type II diabetes medication. The FDA required the insulin manufacturer to work to lessen the risk of a form of cancer caused by the medication …

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Hola Bloomington – September 15, 2017

Host Israel Herrera in HOLA Bloomington’s un Cafecito with: Theater group from RESAS School. David Boceta, Juan Hernando Vasquez and Isabel Rodes. Guest Julian Carrillo tells us about the event for tomorrow’s Mexican & Central American Independence Day! Locutor Israel Herrera en HOLA Bloomington’s un Cafecito con: El grupo de teatro de la escuela RESAD David Boceta, Juan Hernando Vasquez …

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Monroe County Council Begins 2018 Budget Requests

The Monroe County Council began its review of 2018 budget requests last week in the first of six budget hearings scheduled for September. How the county will spend its public safety tax dollars featured prominently in the council’s September 5th work session. Giving a budget overview, council member Geoff McKim said overall funding requests exceeded expected revenues. McKim said the …

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Indiana Officials Suggest Protections After Equifax Data Breach

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is advising residents to take steps to protect themselves in the wake of the Equifax data breach. The breach is estimated to affect 143 million Americans nationwide, including an estimated 3.8 million Hoosiers. Equifax, one of the nation’s largest credit reporting agencies, announced last Thursday that a cyber breach compromised much of its consumers’ personal …

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Monroe County Gives Grants To 10 Local Drug Treatment Organizations

Monroe County Commissioners are distributing more than $55,000 in grants to ten local organizations for their work in drug treatment, prevention, and support services. The grants come through the Monroe County CARES Board, a coordinating council for the Governor’s Commission for a Drug Free Indiana. The awards are given in three categories: treatment, justice, and prevention. Commissioner Amanda Barge announced …

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Hola Bloomington – Setember 8, 2017

Locutores Carlos Bakota, Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, Luis Hernandez hablan de la situacion politica actual y como nos esta afectando. DACA. Hosts Carlos Bakota, Luise Fuentes-Rohwer, luis Hernandez talk about the current political situation and its’ affects. DACA.

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“Project Picnic”: A Cardboard Recycling Facility Proposed for Bloomington’s West Side

The site of the now-demolished ABB manufacturing plant on Bloomington’s west side, is being considered as a location for a cardboard recycling plant. Bloomington Economic Development Corporation President Lynn Coyne told the Monroe County Redevelopment Commission on August 30th an anonymous corporation approached the Indiana Economic Development Commission with the idea. Coyne says the plant would recycle used cardboard into …

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HBL- September 1, 2017

Locutoras Minerva Sosa y Norma Reeve hablan del tema de hoy en HOLA Bloomington’s De Mujer a Mujer – Casos de la Vida Real. En honor a la independencia de muchos paises Latinoamericanos este mes, hablan sobre la independencia de la mujer. Host Minerva Sosa and Norma Reeve discuss the topic today in HOLA Bloomington’s De Mujer a Mujer – …

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Bloomington City Council to Begin Deliberations Over Comprehensive Plan

The Bloomington City Council will meet tonight in its first of several scheduled deliberations over the city’s Comprehensive Plan. City Councilmember Steve Volan says the Comprehensive plan is a guiding document for the Unified Development Ordinance, or UDO, a legal statement of city policy. The Comprehensive plan is the successor to what the city used to refer to as the …

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