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Bloomington’s North-Side Experiencing A ‘Food Desert’

The closing of all Marsh stores in Bloomington has left citizens on the North-side without a place to buy groceries. Although members of the Monroe County Planning Department say they expect a Kroger supermarket will open at the former Marsh location at 1825 North Kinser Pike, the area is reportedly experiencing a ‘Food Desert’. Planning Services Manager, Scott Robinson, says …

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Henry, Rush County Officials Battle Wind Farm Development

A company fighting an ordinance it said was discriminatory to wind energy producers, just lost a long legal battle. As WFHB Correspondent Cole Stinson tells us, the possible repercussions of that legal decision puts in peril potentially millions of dollars of revenue for residents of Rush and Henry counties.

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Everyday People: Bell Trace Senior Living

Jeanne talks to us about her positions as the Director of Community Engagement for Bell Trace, giving a description of the various forms of housing and assistance offered by Bell Trace. Bell Trace offers free programming to ANYONE in the community regardless of age. Contact information given for full details.

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Daily Local News – July 25, 2017

The Monroe County Community School Corporation’s board will vote on a new policy tonight, aimed at eliminating a practice within Monroe County schools that critics are calling “lunch-shaming”; Monroe County officials are looking for multiple sources of funding for proposed bridge projects; The Monroe County Waste Management District Board has reviewed two versions of the District’s proposed 2018 budget in …

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Activate! – Movement Exchange: Olivia Ness

Original air date: 07/31/2017 Olivia Ness never considered herself a dancer. It wasn’t until she arrived at Indiana University that she ever saw the opportunity to dance – and to move – as one that was available to her. In her role as a volunteer for the IU chapter of Movement Exchange, Olivia has been able to share the life-changing …

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Bring It On! – July 24, 2017

Hosts Cornelius Wright and William Hosea speak with two potential Monroe County candidates.  Geoff Bradley is considering a run for a county judicial post.  Current Monroe County Clerk Nicole Browne will be seeking re-election.  Even though the county deadline for filing is next year in January, 2018 we are fortunate to hear from these two early candidates.  Join us to …

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New Indiana Parental Notification Law Is Unconstitutional, Some say

Last month, a US District Court judge granted a temporary injunction against Indiana’s new state law allowing judges to notify the parents of a minor girl when she is seeking an abortion. Current Indiana law already requires a minor who does not have parental consent for an abortion to petition the court for the right to have the procedure. The …

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Herbicide Spray To Close B-Line Trail Tuesday

Herbicide application will temporarily close a portion of the B-Line trail tomorrow, according to the Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department. The stretch of trail between the Bloomington Banquet sculpture and Seventh Street will be rerouted through the City Hall employee parking lot. The herbicide will be focused on weeds growing in the Farmers’ Market Plaza. If left untreated, they could …

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VandeWiele Seeks Voter Information Privacy

In the July 20th meeting of the Monroe County Election Board, Democratic representative Carolyn VandeWiele sought to reassure voters that Indiana law protects their private information VandeWiele’s statement came after a request last month by the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity asked Secretaries of States for an expansive set of information on individual voters, including Hoosiers. VandeWiele said Indiana …

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Daily Local News – July 24, 2017

Monroe County Election Board representative Carolyn VandeWiele seeks to reassure voters that state law protects their privacy; The city will close the B-Line Trail on Tuesday to apply herbicide along its path; INDOT narrows I-69 Ohio River bridge crossing options to two. FEATURE Indiana’s new law allowing judges to notify parents of minor girls’ attempts to undergo abortions has been …

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