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Daily Local News – February 13, 2017

Trace levels of lead have been discovered in the soil at the site of a former water tank owned by the City of Bloomington Utilities; Indiana transportation officials have announced yet another change to the Interstate 69 construction schedule; The city of Bloomington hired an interim director of planning and transportation two weeks after the departure of the former director; …

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COB Utilities Releases Statement on Soil Containing Lead

Trace levels of lead have been discovered in the soil at the site of a former water tank owned by the City of Bloomington Utilities. According to a press release from the city of Bloomington, these levels were higher than what is allowed by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. The tank was in use from 1954 – 2015 before …

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Daily Local News – January 26, 2017

Jackson Creek Middle School’s Principal has received backlash after his letter to African American and bi-racial students went viral on Facebook; Local tech company Envisage Technologies is on track to get funding from the city of Bloomington for a planned expansion of the company’s offices. SPECIAL FEATURE President Donald Trump has reignited debate about the Dakota Access Pipeline. WFHB reporter …

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Bring It On! December 12, 2016

Leila Randle and William Hosea speak with Rafi Hassan, the Director of the City of Bloomington’s Office of Safe and Civil Cities. Safe and Civil Cities is a program within the Community and Family Resources Department (CFRD) and functions to improve public safety, address issues of equity, inclusion, and diversity. Rafi shares updates of the past year, 2016, and looks …

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Daily Local News – December 1, 2016

The state of Indiana has offered seven million dollars in tax breaks to Carrier Corporation in a deal that is expected to keep about a thousand manufacturing jobs in Indianapolis; The city of Bloomington is asking for feedback on a broad range of ideas that could affect the future of the downtown area; Preparations are underway for the Fifth Annual …

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Daily Local News – November 17, 2016

The City of Bloomington is now taking bids for installing solar panels on the roofs of city hall and the police department; Cyclists and pedestrians on South Walnut Street can expect to be rerouted until July of next year thanks to construction of a new apartment complex; The Indiana State Police have announced they are planning a Sobriety Checkpoint at …

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Daily Local News – October 13, 2016

Ivy Tech Community College has a new transgender inclusive policy; 24 of the 28 signs erected by the City of Bloomington to discourage panhandling have been reported missing by the city; The Ellettsville Town Council deliberated on Monroe County’s new public safety tax this week; Indiana Legal Services recently won a $400,000 grant from the Criminal Justice Institute to provide …

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Daily Local News – September 29, 2016

The Bloomington City Council voiced initial approval for the City’s revised 2017 budget in its meeting last night; Bloomington Police say they made five drug-related arrests today in Seminary Park; The City of Bloomington further clarified its residential sign ordinance this week; Concerns about short-term rentals in Bloomington prompted a review by City officials, who have drafted proposed regulations to …

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Daily Local News – September 1, 2016

The City of Bloomington and developer HM Mac have come to a final agreement on how much of a tax break it will give on what’s been dubbed the Chocolate Moose project; the City Council give Duke Energy its approval to build a controversial substation in the Maple Heights neighborhood; the Monroe County Council approved a 2017 budget of $2.5 …

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Daily Local News – August 15, 2016

Tech companies who helped create the master plan for Bloomington’s Certified Tech Park are raising concerns about the design;  an area developer is suing the town of Ellettsville for refusing their proposal to build a new apartment complex; City of Bloomington Utilities issued a series of sanitary sewer overflow advisories; the Bloomington Utilities Service Board reviewed a $40.5 million budget request …

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