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The College Mall Is Getting A New Look; I-69 Interchange Site Grading Approved

The Bloomington Plan Commission has approved a redevelopment plan for the northeast corner of The College Mall. The proposal includes the new Wholefoods Market that is moving into the current Sears property. It also includes a Panera Bread outlet along 3rd Street and a B.J.’s Restaurant along College Mall Road. The owners of the mall, the Simon Property Group, had …

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Daily Local News – April 15, 2015

The state Senate today voted to repeal Indiana’s Common Construction Wage Law; Freedom Indiana announced a new campaign today, just less than two weeks after the group helped force state legislators to amend the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA); The Bloomington Plan Commission has approved a redevelopment plan for the northeast corner of the College Mall; Indiana University has …

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Freedom Indiana Pushes For LGBT Nondiscrimination Law

Freedom Indiana announced a new campaign today, just less than two weeks after the group helped force state legislators to amend the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The grass roots coalition is now focused on enacting protection in cities and towns protecting the LGBT community from further discrimination. In a press release today, the organization said it will work …

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Standing Room Only – The Science of Poisons

On March 31, Finch’s Brasserie hosted Dr. Kate Reck of the IU Chemistry Department to give her presentation, “The Science of Poisions.”  Dr. Reck explained the chemistry of toxic compounds, and gave examples of common foods and medications that contain toxins. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:09 — 53.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Indiana’s Common Construction Wage Law Repeal Has Passed The State Senate

The state Senate today voted to repeal Indiana’s Common Construction Wage Law. For the past 80 years the law has established minimum pay rates for construction employees working on government projects in Indiana. Supporters of the wage law say it guarantees workers are paid a fair wage. They say it also helps protect Indiana contractors from losing business to out-of-state …

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New Location for Bloomington Hospital: IU Golf Course

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IU Health officials announced this morning they are changing the course of plans to relocate the Bloomington Hospital. The Hospital still plans to move out of its downtown location, a decision that has been unpopular with many Bloomington residents. But the new facility is now scheduled for construction on property that currently hosts the IU Golf Course, located on the …

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Interchange – Bloomington City Council Primary Candidates: District 4 Democrats

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Host Doug Storm welcomes the candidates vying for the Democratic party nomination to run for the District 4 Bloomington City Council seat: Dave Rollo, the incumbent, and the challenger, Philippa Guthrie. Music “The Candidate” by Urge Overkill “The Politics Of Dancing” by Re-flex Credits Producer & Host: Doug Storm Board Engineer: Jonathan Richardson Executive Producer: Joe Crawford Podcast: Play in …

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Bloomington Beer Fest

The Brewers of Indiana Guild held the 5th annual Bloomington Beer Fest at Woolery Mill on Saturday. Representatives from many of Indiana’s most popular breweries attended the event to show off their recipes. Correspondent Michael Hilton attended the event to ask the breweries about the current competition in the local craft beer market, and what they think about the future. …

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Ins and Outs of Money – April 14, 2015

Happy Financial Literacy Month! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Daily Local News – April 14, 2015

The state senate today is debating a bill that would end Indiana’s common construction wage, The local transportation planning authority continues to show its discontent with the state’s handling of Interstate 69 construction, The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District is moving ahead with setting up its new recycling facility, Planned Parenthood locations in Bloomington and Columbus are offering free …

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