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Kite Line- January 19, 2018: Inside the Local Jail

First off, we include an update from outside supporters of Operation PUSH, the strike in Florida prisons that is now in its fifth day. We will continue to give updates on the situation in Florida’s prisons as they arrive. After the news, we share the first part of Craig’s story, who was recently released from the Monroe County Jail, after …

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Daily Local News – December 14, 2017

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners have joined with the City of Bloomington in a class action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors; The City of Bloomington Utilities Department announced plans to begin selling water in bulk next year; Monroe County Treasurer Jessica McClellan has changed the county’s investment policy in order to take advantage of rising interest rates; Concerned …

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City of Bloomington’s Housing and Neighborhood Development Director Dan Niederman talks about the First Time Home Buyer’s program

Did you know that you can get thousands of dollars in assistance to purchase your home? Dan Niederman, with the city of Bloomington’s Housing and Urban Development Department speaks with WFHB News Director Wes Martin, about home buyer courses that look to educate and give first-time home owners a leg up on Bloomington’s expensive housing market.

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Daily Local News – October 19, 2017

Monroe County Commissioners are calling on the Richland Bean Blossom Community School Board to rethink closing Stinesville Elementary School; The Monroe County Commissioners also approved an ordinance creating an opioid awareness commission; The city Bloomington is replacing water mains across town, causing disruptions in water services; The City of Bloomington’s lawsuit against Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb will not be dismissed. …

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Daily Local News – October 18, 2017

Richland Bean Blossom Community School Corporation is enjoying the success of system-wide efforts to improve its state ranking.   The City of Bloomington is assessing three downtown parking garages for  their soundness and long term viability.   Thirteen Indiana counties will receive art consultants, The National Association of Counties Director of Marketing and Communications Rex Van Zant says community members attended workshops …

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Daily Local News – September 21, 2017

The Bloomington Solidarity Network cancelled a series of pickets against Parker Real Estate Management due to alleged police interference; The City of Bloomington is working to expand the city’s network of multi-purpose trails; The Bloomington Police Department has warned residents about an increase in the numbers of thefts from vehicles recently; Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Uncle Pen …

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Daily Local News – September 6, 2017

The City of Bloomington continues to move forward in its development of the Dimension Mill “co-working space”. The Indiana Distiller’s Guild is launching an effort to gain a presence in the Statehouse. The Bloomington Sanitation Division is phasing out their old system of picking up recycling and trash, and phasing in a new model. FEATURE: Inmates incarcerated in Monroe County …

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Daily Local News – August 30, 2017

Late last week, the Indiana State Police arrested 20 people in a multiple county crackdown on methamphetamine use. Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton joined public officials around the country yesterday, when he signed a letter of solidarity, expressing support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. The City Council begins its review of the city’s proposed 2040 Comprehensive …

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Daily Local News – July 27, 2017

Monroe County’s Alexander Memorial is scheduled for a facelift; The sale of bonds by the City of Bloomington Utilities will result in less of a price hike in utility rates than previously estimated; The City of Bloomington wants to know the value of a parking lot located at the northeast corner of the Showers Building; The Bloomington Board of Public …

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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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