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Indiana Joins Movement to Amend U.S. Constitution

As disdain and distrust of the U.S. federal government remains high, with a recent Gallup poll putting Congressional approval at a meager 13%, some state legislative bodies across the country are using a less well known means of passing constitutional amendments in order to circumvent Washington. Correspondent Joshua Fleck takes us inside the story for today’s WFHB community report.

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Best of 2013 #3 – “Where Do You Want Us To Go?”: The Search for Shelter in Bloomington

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While political battles in Congress forced cuts to social services across the country in 2013, the year also saw a combination of local events affecting a population that has long depended on the social safety net. People experiencing homelessness were at the center of controversies over police harassment, city zoning laws, and a lack of adequate shelter. The issue that …

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Rep. Todd Young says he is not in the Tea Party, but some say his actions belie his words

The finger of blame for the recent crisis in Congress, which caused a federal shutdown and a near debt default, has increasingly been pointed at Republican members of Congress, especially those associated with the Tea Party caucus. Todd Young, our local representative in Washington since 2010, has often been associated with the Tea Party due to his supportive votes for …

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Daily Local News – October 29, 2013

This week on the Strike Mic, a music and information session during the Indiana University Board of Trustee’s meeting is met with a high volume of Indiana University Police; The finger of blame for the recent crisis in Congress, which caused a federal shutdown and a near debt default, has increasingly been pointed at Republican members of Congress, especially those …

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