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Daily Local News – November 2, 2017

The Indiana Daily Student issued an Op-Ed piece in regards to the forceful retirement of their Director of Student Media; New changes to Bloomington’s zoning code will open up more areas to sexually-oriented businesses; The Bloomington City Council heard initial results from the city’s recent salary compensation survey; The Monroe County Commissioners have declared November as ‘National Runaway Prevention Month’. …

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Daily Local News – October 26, 2017

President Donald Trump today issued a national health emergency declaration in regards to the nationwide opioid epidemic; Monroe County’s Emergency Management Director is working to connect citizens and governmental units with Everbridge, the county’s free notification system; The Bloomington City Council voiced less than unanimous support for a proposed zoning code change to accommodate sexually-oriented businesses; IU Health Bloomington and …

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Daily Local News – October 12, 2017

The Indiana state legislature has banned the use of rifles for deer hunting on public land; Bloomington City Council members have approved an increase in funding to the Central Emergency Dispatch Center for 2018. FEATURE Jar Turner started his career at WFHB as a volunteer in 2011. Soon after coming aboard, he became a paid production manager here and then, …

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Daily Local News – October 11, 2017

WFHB’s fund drive is happening right now! Click on the donate button to pledge your support for independent local news! School busing services company Auxilio Services Incorporated will lose their contract with the Monroe County Community School Corporation on Friday. The Bloomington City council continues to wrestle with how to set parameters for growth while at the same time encouraging …

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Daily Local News – October 5, 2017

Completion of the Animal Shelter’s expansion and renovations have now been pushed back to early March; the Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasive Management and the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service have agreed to develop a local grass-root organization; The Bloomington City Council voiced unanimously to support a proposed agreement between the city and the Cook Group. FEATURE Amanda Barge is a …

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Daily Local News – June 29, 2017

A federal court has blocked some provisions of a new abortion law from taking effect; The Bloomington City Council has approved the development of pocket neighborhoods as a conditional use in single family and core neighborhoods; Bloomington sanitation services will operate on their normal schedule this July 4th. FEATURE Phil Ford is the author of “Dig: Sound and Music in …

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Daily Local News – June 22, 2017

The Sycamore Land Trust has acquired two square miles, or 115 acres, that will be added to the Bean Blossom conservation area; Bloomington City council members take their time with one of two proposed ordinances aimed at encouraging more affordable housing in the city; The U.S. Justice Department announced it will help twelve cities, including Indianapolis, develop strategies in hopes …

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Daily Local News – June 15, 2017

A task force recommends the city of Bloomington hire more police, increase patrols, develop a new jobs program and take other steps aimed at addressing “downtown safety and civility issues”; The Bloomington City Council awards more than 285 thousand dollars in Jack Hopkins Social Service Funds to 22 Bloomington social service agencies; The City of Bloomington put two adjacent vacant …

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Daily Local News – June 8, 2017

Indiana University’s Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition and fees at the Bloomington campus starting next year; The Bloomington City Council could not agree whether to give Bloomington-based developer Naples LLC a tax cut in exchange for including workforce housing in its new apartment complex; The Indiana Child Abuse Registry has been launched one month earlier than scheduled; The …

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Daily Local News – June 1, 2017

The city of Bloomington has just been awarded a grant from the EPA to test for hazardous substances and petroleum contamination along the B-Line Trail; Eagle Pointe Golf Resort has reopened for business after being shut down by the Indiana Department of Revenue for tax violation; The Willie Streeter Community Gardens are still offering garden plots and raised beds for …

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