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Daily Local News – November 2, 2016

A crowdfunding campaign to “Save the Pub” has raised about twelve hundred dollars during the past 24 hours; The Interfaith Winter Shelter opened for its first night of the season yesterday; A hub for tourists in Brown County is changing locations next year; A study from the Indiana University School of Business finds that people in high-stress jobs with little …

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Better Beware:

Trolling for Candidates Election-related scams are way, way up this year – – here’s how to stay safe, at least until you vote. And there’s some good news about a mega-fraudster going down!

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Jessica McClellan and Ann Collins, candidates for Monroe County Treasurer.

The race for Monroe County Treasurer was wide open this year. The incumbent Treasurer, Democrat Cathy Smith, was required to leave the office because of term limits. In the May primary, Democratic voters nominated Jessica McClellan to run for the job. On the Republican side, Ann Collins was the only candidate in the primary ballot, so she too is now …

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Interchange – Selling Me, Inc.: Part Three of The Way of Neoliberalism

First corporations became people. Now people are becoming businesses. That’s the logic of the marketplace applied to employment. Tonight, the third episode in our series “The Way of Neoliberalism”: Selling Me, Inc. In our last two episodes we spoke with Wendy Brown and Philip Mirowski to get a sense of where Neoliberal ideas came from, and how they’ve crept into …

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Cathy Smith, Ann Boehm, And Therese Chambers, Candidates for Monroe County Auditor

The Monroe County Auditor’s Office has been plagued by scandal for years. Most recently, former auditor Steve Saulter was charged with fraud and official misconduct for misusing County credit cards. Saulter allegedly used the County’s money to make personal purchases at Kroger, Wal-Mart and Marsh. Saulter stepped down from the position over the summer. Now there are three candidates seeking …

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Daily Local News – November 1, 2016

11/01/16 The fate of the Players Pub bar is expected to be announced this evening around 8PM; A professor emeritus of economics at IUPUI-Fort Wayne recently completed an Economic Policy Institute study that concludes Indiana’s Right-To-Work law hurts the State’s economy; A Warsaw teen who was sentenced to twenty-five years in prison for helping to kill a friend’s stepfather when …

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Bring It On! – October 31, 2016

A full lineup on Hallow’s Eve with ever popular “Mama Gitcha Goomee”, a special conversation with Indiana Gubernatorial Candidate John Gregg, and finally perspectives on the recently completed play “Resilience” from the playwrights. Adding to the mood Bring It On’s customary musical interludes, eerily chosen. Join hosts William Hosea, Cornelius Wright, and Leila Randle. PART ONE Mama Gitcha Goomee PART …

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Monroe Sheriff’s Department Plans for Southside Substation

The Monroe County Sheriff’s department is planning to open a substation on the south side of town. The substation would be located on Dillman road, on a piece of property currently owned by The Monroe County Parks Foundation. The foundation came into ownership of the Dillman Road property as the result of an agreement to resolve a property dispute, as …

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Daily Local News – October 31, 2016

Twenty protesters gathered in front of the South Walnut Street Sunoco gas station to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline; The Monroe County Sheriff’s department is planning to open a substation on the south side of town; Today is the 16th Halloween in a row that Monroe County has required registered sex offenders to attend an event during trick-or-treat hours; …

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Locals Protest Pipeline

Twenty protesters gathered yesterday in front of the South Walnut Street Sunoco gas station to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline. A Sunoco clerk called the police once the protesters refused to move out of one of the lot’s entrances, according to the Herald-Times. Protesters were reportedly blocking traffic. Protesters said that the event was in response to the 141 …

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