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Daily Local News – June 13, 2016

Bloomington’s LGBT community is reacting to the deadly shooting in Orlando, where a gunman attacked a gay nightclub during “Latin Night” and left 49 victims dead; Bloomington Mayor, John Hamilton, called a press conference today to show support for a project that would serve low-income senior citizens; A new Gallup poll of 22,000 graduates from various Indiana universities has yielded …

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Islamic Center of Bloomington Fights Growing Anti-Muslim Sentiment

The mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando has again brought anti-Muslim sentiment to the fore in mainstream and social media, as well as from major politicians like Donald Trump. The shooter in Orlando was a practicing Muslim and reportedly told 911 dispatchers that he was carrying out the attack on behalf of the leader of the Islamic State. …

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Activate! Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America : Rachel Guglielmo

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From the Activate! Archives: Local mom and activist, Rachel Guglielmo, discusses her work with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America; an organization originally founded by fellow Hoosier Shannon Watts. There are chapters of Moms in 50 states, and Rachel is active in the local, Bloomington chapter. Listen to Rachel’s empowering experience committing her time and passion for a …

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Bloomington LGBTQ+ and Ally Communities Hold Vigil for Victims of Nightclub Attacks

Bloomington’s LGBT community is reacting to the deadly shooting in Orlando, where a gunman attacked a gay nightclub during “Latin Night” and left 49 victims dead. Bloomington PRIDE and the PRISM Youth Community will be holding a candlelight vigil Tuesday night on the steps of City Hall, beginning at 7:30pm(EST). Additionally, the Back Door is having a letter writing event …

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Mayor Hamilton Raises Support for Facility to Assist Low-Income Seniors

Bloomington Mayor, John Hamilton, called a press conference today to show support for a project that would serve low-income senior citizens. The real estate company, Evergreen Partners, has been planning a 115-unit assisted living facility for seniors who earn less than 60 percent of the area median income. The $22M facility is planned for south Sare Road on the southeast …

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A conversation with Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton

Just more than five months into his first term, Bloomington mayor John Hamilton dropped by the WFHB studios to talk with William Hosea and Cornelius Wright of Bring It On! about topics such as the high cost of living in Bloomington and diversity issues in schools, police forces and elsewhere. We bring you a portion of their conversation for today’s …

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Daily Local News – June 9, 2016

Mayor Hamilton announced improvements in parking meter performance in a press conference this afternoon; Last Night the Bloomington Utilities Department made its case for a 22 percent water and sewer increase; A 19-year-old Monroe County Jail inmate suffered a ruptured aortic aneurysm on Tuesday; In a news release, the Indiana State Police announced that as of July 1st motorist will …

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Daily Local News – June 8, 2016

The Bloomington Plan Commission heard details this week about a proposed student housing complex planned for North Dunn Street. The proposed 746 bedroom complex would include fully furnished studio apartments, as well as larger apartments and and townhomes; The Bloomington Chapter of Habitat for Humanity began its seventh annual Builder’s Blitz on Monday; Fifteen teachers and school administrators have been …

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Residents Concerned About New Duke Energy Electric Substation

A group of local citizens just launched a website this week as part of a protest against a planned electrical substation on North Rogers Street. Earlier today, WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke with one of the organizers and we bring you their conversation for today’s WFHB community report.

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Better Beware – IRS Scam, Car Title Loans

The Feds are beginning to bust people and send them to prison for those fake IRS calls. And here’s a warning about a very nasty Loan Shark deal, like a Payday Loan but worse!

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