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Jared Fogle Sentenced to Fifteen and a Half Years in Prison

Former Subway sandwich spokesman Jared Fogle was sentenced to 15 and a half years in federal prison today after pleading guilty to charges of child pornography possession and paying for sex with minors. A federal judge also sentenced Fogle to a lifetime of supervision after his release and a fine of $175,000. The judge’s sentence went even further than what …

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Indiana Supreme Court will not Consider Appeal from John Myers II

The Indiana Supreme Court decided unanimously not to consider an appeal from John Myers II, the man convicted of killing IU student Jill Behrman in 2000. Myers recieved a 65-year sentence for the student’s murder. Behrman was 19-years-old and a freshman when she disappeared during a bike ride in Bloomington. Her remains were found three years later by hunters in …

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Public Comment on Seven Oaks Classical School Ends Tomorrow

Public comment on the charter for Seven Oaks Classical School ends tomorrow. Seven Oaks is a charter school that would open in the fall of 2016 at the Eagles Landing Mall building in Ellettsville. A member of the Seven Oaks board, Terry English, has said the school would have a more conservative approach to education than other local public schools. …

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State Representative, Matt Ubelhor, Resigns from the House of Representitives

State Representative Matt Ubelhor has resigned from the House of Representatives. Ubelhor was the majority whip and announced this week that he is resigning on December 1. He stated that he can’t continue his job and also serve as a citizen legislator because his job at Peabody Energy is moving. Ubelhor has been in the House since 2010. He represents …

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Daily Local News – November 19, 2015

Former Subway sandwich spokesman Jared Fogle was sentenced to 15 and a half years in federal prison today after pleading guilty to charges of child pornography possession and paying for sex with minors; The Indiana Supreme Court decided unanimously not to consider an appeal from John Myers II, the man convicted of killing IU student Jill Behrman in 2000; Public …

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EcoReport – November 19, 2015

In today’s Eco-Report Feature, Bob Kissell talks with local butterfly Author and Expert Jeff Belth about the status and health of these beautiful winged insects. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships …

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EcoReport Feature: Butterflies

In today’s Eco-Report Feature, Bob Kissell talks with local butterfly Author and Expert Jeff Belth about the status and health of these beautiful winged insects

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Better Beware! – Credit Score Scams

It’s a good idea to keep an eye on your credit score, but it’s all too easy to get scammed when you try. Here’s what to watch out for, and how to stay safe.

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Representative Matt Pierce Discusses Some Finer Points of Indiana’s Legislative Process

Last week the League of Women Voters of Bloomington and Monroe County organized a forum intended to shed light on Indiana’s legislative process. The League invited State Representative Matt Pierce, who represents much of Bloomington, to discuss the lesser known factors involved in passing state legislation. At the end of the event, Pierce took questions from the audience. We bring …

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New Bill May Extend Civil Rights to LGBTQ Community; Some Lawmakers Seek to Move Past This Issue

In the wake of the Religious Freedom bill from earlier this year, Indiana’s LGBTQ community may be facing another bill about legalized discrimination. State Senate President David Long of Fort Wayne has informed state legislators that they will see a bill in the near future that may extend ‘anti-discrimination protections’ while also allowing people to claim ‘religious freedom’ to deny …

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