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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Amanda Barge

Amanda Barge is a first-term Monroe County Commissioner. After winning the 2016 Democratic primary, she went on to win in last November’s general election despite the Republican Party’s statewide sweep. A licensed, practicing social worker and therapist, she’s already made news in her leadership roles in Rise to Run, a national effort to get more women on the ballot, and …

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Daily Local News – October 5, 2016

A demonstration is planned tonight at 7pm to draw attention to issues at Bloomington’s Peoples Park; An event titled “Our Black Lives Matter: In Remembrance of Joseph Smedley” begins at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center on the IU campus; I-69 construction is reportedly back on track with a new completion schedule from contractor Isolux Corsan; …

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Monroe County Commission Candidates on Public Safety Income Tax

Longtime Monroe County Commissioner Iris (EAR-iss) Kiesling is serving her final term on the Board this year, and two candidates are competing to replace her. The Democratic candidate, Amanda Barge, and the Republican candidate, Paul White, Sr., met at the WFHB studios for a conversation about County issues. Both candidates will be on the ballot this November. In this next …

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FINAL ELECTION RESULTS (Updated at 10 p.m.)

The following are Monroe County results from the primary election, supplied to WFHB by the Monroe County Clerk’s Office as of 10:00 p.m. These are only Monroe County’s results. Outcomes of statewide and federal races depend on results from Indiana’s 91 other counties. Only contested races are included. 100 percent of precincts are reporting. Democrats President Hillary Clinton: 35% Bernie Sanders: 65% …

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Democracy for Monroe County Hosts Monroe County Commission Debate

Last week, the organization Democracy for Monroe County hosted a debate featuring the Democratic candidates for an open seat on the Monroe County Commission. Audience members heard from three candidates: Amanda Barge, Rick Dietz, and John Whikehart. Among the many questions asked by moderator Scott Wells was a question regarding the coming expansion of I-69, and the benefits and disadvantages …

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