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Better Beware!

Holiday Scams The Holiday Season seems to start earlier and earlier every year, and so do the Holiday Swindlers. So our Holiday Warnings are trying to get ahead of ’em!

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ELECTION RESULTS (Monroe County Only)

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The following are Monroe County results from the primary election, supplied to WFHB by the Monroe County Clerk’s Office as of 8:15 p.m. These are only Monroe County’s results. Outcomes of statewide and federal races depend on results from beyond Monroe County. 88 percent of precincts are reporting. ~~~~ MCCSC Referendum Yes: 81.4% No: 18.6% MCCSC Board, District 2 Sue Wanzer:  61.7% …

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Interchange – Selling Censorship: Part Four of The Way of Neoliberalism

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Free speech is not the norm, and even in a country that explicitly protects speech in its foundational documents, censorship can still creep into our lives in unexpected ways. On this election night, “Selling Censorship,” another episode in our series The Way of Neoliberalism, about our current cultural environment that dominates our society, politics, and our interactions with each other. …

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Sam Shaw on His Free Speech Lawsuit Over Bedford’s Sign Ordinance

The signs in Sam Shaw’s yard included messages like “I Seek Truth” and “Over the Hump with Trump.” Now the Bedford man is fighting for his right to display the signs, after the city of Bedford took issue. WFHB reporter Leah Carter spoke with Shaw as well an attorney for the ACLU of Indiana for this WFHB community report. The …

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Daily Local News – November 8, 2016

11/8/16 More than 25,000 Monroe County residents have cast ballots today in the 2016 general election; Voters at St. John’s generally expressed more conservative views that the voters we spoke to in Bloomington; Democratic congressional candidate Shelli Yoder is accusing her Republican opponent of using an illegal robo-call today; A plan to build a new office for the Richland Township …

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Bring It On! November 7, 2016

On the eve of the presidential election, William Hosea, Leila Randle, Clearance Boone, and Eric Love talk about the presidential candidates and share their impressions of both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump through listening to excerpts of their candidacy. PART ONE On the eve of the presidential election, William Hosea, Leila Randle, Clearance Boone, and Eric Love talk about the …

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Authorities Release Statement on Weekend Ambulance Crash

A Bloomington woman was killed in a crash on Highway 37 on Saturday, and a Monroe County accident investigation team has placed the fault on the driver of the ambulance that hit her. That’s according to a statement released today by the Sheriff’s Department. The ambulance, driven by 35-year-old Joshua Davis, was headed north on 37 and approaching the intersection …

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Daily Local News – November 7, 2016

11/7/16 664,000 Hoosiers have voted early as of Friday, setting a new record for the state’s early voting turnout; Monroe County has seen a particularly high early voter turnout this year; Authorities in Marion County say they have received reports that several people around the county have received automated text messages directing them to polling places that are incorrect; A …

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2016 Election Sets State Record for Early Voting

664,000 Hoosiers have voted early as of Friday, setting a new record for the state’s early voting turnout. The previous record of 662,000 was set during the 2008 election. Nationwide, over 30 million Americans have voted, and early ballots are expected to be one-third of overall turnout this year. Indiana’s early voting period ran from October 12th to November 7th, …

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New Parking Commission to Create Policy

Last week, the Bloomington City Council passed an ordinance creating a parking commission to develop a comprehensive parking policy for the city. The commission will have nine members. They include two merchants and one member of a nonprofit — each housed within the downtown meter zone — one city council member, and a representative from the Department of Planning and …

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