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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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Hola Bloomington – August 11, 2017

Host Carlos Bakota and Luis Hernandez talk about the news, politics and law. Find out what was it about! Locutores Carlos Bakota y Luis Heranandez hablan de las noticias, politica y leyes. Enterate de que se trato!

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Kilroy’s Announces Donation to the Shalom Center

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. On Wednesday, owner Kevin Fitzpatrick announced that Kilroy’s would match a twenty-two thousand dollar donation made by the Cook Group in July. These developments follow Mayor John Hamilton’s call to address Bloomington’s homelessness. Hamilton proposed the city, …

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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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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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Hola Bloomington – August 4, 2017

Locutora Raquel Anderson entrevesta a la directora de La Casa Latino Culture Center, Lillian Casillas, para saber mas de los servicios y el apoyo que ofrecen. Host Raquel Anderson interviews Latino Culture Center Director, Lillian Casillas, to know more about the services and support offered.

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Bloomington Accountant Convicted of Mail Fraud

A Bloomington accountant was convicted of mail fraud after he siphoned off one point two million dollars from his Bedford clients. A US District Court sentenced Michael Sallee late last month, after an FBI investigation found he had made 98 fraudulent transactions as the accountant for his client. FBI Special Agent Rusty Warlick said Sallee took over the client’s account …

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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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