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Daily Local News – September 11, 2017

Monroe County Commissioners distribute more than $55,000 in grants to ten local drug treatment, prevention and support organizations; Indiana officials tell Hoosiers how to protect themselves after the Equifax data breach; City of Bloomington Utilities will keep water account balances unclaimed for seven years. FEATURE Five previously unpublished Kurt Vonnegut short stories, found in the Indiana University Lilly Library, will …

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Daily Local News – September 27, 2016

9/27/16 IU Health will no longer offer its insurance plans next year through the health care marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act; Levels of contaminants in Bloomington’s water supply continue to trend downward; Indiana’s juvenile justice laws effectively punish youth offenders extra for being poor; The Bloomington City Council has agreed to borrow more than three million dollars to …

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Daily Local News – June 28, 2016

Lifeguards revived a boy found at the bottom of the Mills pool yesterday; The Hoosier Lottery is reporting record earnings for 2015; The City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with Google Maps will be collecting 360-degree images of the B-Line Trail, Bloomington Rail Trail, Clear Creek Trail, Jackson Creek Trail and the Cascades Park Trail with the …

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Bloomington Residents Push for Proposed Cell Tower Regulations

Bloomington residents have long been concerned about anything that will mar the natural beauty of the city and its neighborhoods. New state legislation regarding utility providers building in the right of way prompted the City to move quickly to implement some local regulations. For today’s WFHB community report, Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan talks with Jon Lawrence, the Chair of …

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Daily Local News – April 20, 2016

The state of Indiana has seen a record turnout for early voting. According to the Tribune Star newspaper, sixty-thousand and thirty two ballots have been cast since April 5th; On Monday, the Bloomington Utilities Service Board approved partnering with a team from IU’s School of Environmental and Public Affairs on a large-scale water resource stud; Monroe County is considering a …

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Daily Local News – April 11, 2016

Former Monroe County Council president Vic Kelson has been named the new director of the City of Bloomington Utilities Department; Last week Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Valeri Haughton appealed a $250 fine she was issued for missing a campaign finance reporting deadline; There has been a spike in voter registration in Monroe County this year. FEATURE The fear of …

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What’s in the Water: Erin Brockovich Questions the Bloomington Utilities Department

The safety of the local water supply has been called into question in recent weeks. WFHB News Director Joe Crawford has more on that story for today’s WFHB Community report. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Bloomington Utilities Department has been getting plenty of calls lately from residents wondering about what’s in the water. For one thing, the Department issued a report in October …

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Daly Local News – August 25, 2015

Two Bloomington residents launched a crowdfunding campaign yesterday to bring a cat cafe to Bloomington. Elizabeth Retting and Jessie Wang are hoping to raise $25,000 to lease a space on Kirkwood Avenue to open “City Kitty and Brews”; A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Indiana House representative Eric Koch (pronounced “cook”) of Bedford. The lawsuit, brought by several citizen’s …

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Increase In Water Rates Is Called For In Future Proposal

Bloomington Utilities Director Pat Murphy says it’s time to increase water rates. During a staff report this week, Murphy told the Utilities Service Board it is time to look at the increase, even though a similar conversation stalled out last year. He said that they would be revisiting the research that has been done in the past to come forward …

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