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Triple Homicide Suspect Found Dead

A man suspected in the deaths of three people in Washington County was found dead this morning by deputies with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department. Richard Lee Burton, age 46, was found dead in his vehicle in Hoosier National Forest. Sheriff Brad Swain told WFHB that a citizen saw Burton’s vehicle and called the department, and that deputies were expecting …

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Hola Bloomington – June 2, 2017

Locutoras Maria Auxi y Melanie Oben entrevistan a Jonathan De La Cruz sobre su vida, cultura y musica. Hosts Maria Auxi and Melanie Oben interviews Jonathan De La Cruz about his life, culture and music.

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Switchyard Brewing Company to lease Jake’s Night Club

Bloomington startup, Switchyard Brewing Company, has signed a long-term lease for the former Jake’s Night Club building at 419 North Walnut Street. That’s according to a press release from the brewing company. The owners of the brewing company say they plan major renovations and a complete interior makeover for the 8,800-square-foot building. Company founder Kurtis Cummings says the location will …

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May 26, 2017-HOLA Bloomington

Entrevista con Emerson Melo. Locutores Jose Luis Antinao y Luz Lopez. Interview with Emerson Melo. Hosts Jose Luis Antinao and Luz Lopez.

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Rise to Run Organization

A new organization coming to Bloomington will be encouraging young women to run for political office. Rise to Run will bring girls and young women together in order to get insights into the political process, connect with mentors and become involved with activism. Co-coordinator of Rise to Run’s Bloomington branch, Regina Moore, says having young voices in the political process …

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Long Delayed Mixed-waste Recycling Project One Step Closer

A long-delayed recycling project in Monroe County has entered another stage. Consultants are now on the clock to complete a  feasibility study for a mixed waste processing facility, also known as a MRF (pronounced “murf”). The MRF project has been studied and debated for more than seven years. The County Solid Waste Management District has now contracted with Florida firm Kessler …

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Gray Death: A New Strain of Heroin

A new strain of heroin has been found in Greenwood, Indiana. The heroin drug cocktail is being called Gray Death. It is a mixture of synthetic opioids, including Carfentanil which is 10,000 times more potent than morphine. Across the U.S., Gray Death has caused deaths and overdoses. An Ohio police officer reportedly overdosed last month after accidentally encountering the drug …

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Hola Bloomington – May 19, 2017

Locutoras Maria Auxi Viloria y Melanie Oben entrevistan a Valeria De Castro- instructora de Yoga de Familia. Hosts Maria Auxi Viloria and Melanie Oben interview Valeria De Castro- Family Yoga instructor.

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I-69 Developer Disrupts Road Project in Tunisia

The financially-troubled multinational company responsible for building and maintaining Section 5 of Interstate 69 has now reportedly disrupted a major road project in Tunisia. Tunisie Autoroutes, which is responsible for managing highways in Tunisia, has just cancelled a contract with Isolux Corsan, which had been hired to build a 13-mile stretch of motorway there. According to Africa Intelligence, the financial …

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City of Bloomington Personnel Budget

At a meeting of Bloomington Utilities Service Board last night, Board member Jeff Ehman questioned the reason for a 20 million dollar jump in the city of Bloomington’s personnel budget over the past five years. In 2012, the budget was $18 million. That number is now up to $38 million per year. Controller Jeff Underwood said the city has only …

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