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Lugar Laid to Rest in Indianapolis

Richard Lugar was brought into the Statehouse Rotunda, for a memorial service and public visitation, today. He was Indiana’s longest serving statesman, and was a U.S. Senator from Indiana for 36 years. Today’s service was attended by Governor Eric Holcomb, First Lady Janet Holcomb, House Speaker Brian Bosma and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, who met the hearse out on the …

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Record Voter Turnout in Monroe County

Nearly 60 percent of registered voters in Monroe County cast ballots in yesterday’s midterm election. That’s despite several polling places in Monroe County running out of ballots. Monroe County Election Board Chair William Ellis said some voters waited three to four hours. “I wish I could tell you it didn’t discourage turnout, but it did,” Ellis said. “Let me be …

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Daily Local News – November 6, 2018

Paper ballots ran out at two precincts in Monroe County. One pollworker said they’ve been continuously printing and delivering ballots to voter precincts since this morning; Races in Indiana are likely to indicate whether or not a so-called ‘blue wave’ is breaking across the country; Yesterday, the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission approved leveraging one million dollars in TIF revenue to attract funding for …

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Daily Local News – November 5, 2018

President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama have been battling over Indiana’s Senate race, this weekend; Seventeen Indiana state parks will temporarily close for deer hunts this month, including Brown County State Park and Griffy Nature Preserve; The Indiana Department of Transportation has officially opened Interstate 69, section five. A 13 year-old boy who shot his teacher and another …

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Donnelly ‘Using Same Approach’ to Kavanaugh as Gorsuch

Senator (D-IN) Joe Donnelly met with Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, earlier today. Donnelly, a first-term incumbent Democrat, announced the meeting with the SCOTUS nominee yesterday afternoon. Kavanaugh is the second Supreme Court Justice nominated by President Trump, Neil Gorsuch was approved earlier this year. A press release from Donnelly’s office stated he is using the same approach he …

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Donnelly to Meet Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly will meet with President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, tomorrow. In a statement issued this afternoon, the first-term incumbent Democrat announced he will meet with SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh, at noon. Kavanaugh is the second Supreme Court Justice nominated by President Trump; Neil Gorsuch was approved earlier this year. Donnelly was one of three Democratic Senators …

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The Daily Local News – August 14, 2018

HEADLINES The Indiana Department of Transportation will not meet their Interstate 69 construction deadline of August 31; Sen. (D-IN) Joe Donnelly will meet with President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, Brett Kavanaugh, tomorrow; A 240-unit student residential project, planned for East Third Street and State Road 446, divided the Plan Commission in its August 13 meeting. FEATURE WFHB News Director Wes …

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Daily Local News – August 9, 2018

A recent report from structural engineers is prompting Bloomington officials to consider rebuilding the Fourth Street garage. Attorney General Curtis Hill is warning Hoosiers to beware of scams in which companies send consumers unsolicited credit cards, often touting high credit limits.  The Indiana Department of Transportation is warning of delays and closures of roads in Brown, Johnson, Morgan and Monroe counties next …

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Indiana’s Role in Nuclear Politics

Thursday marks the 73rd anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki. The Bloomington Peace Action Coalition is holding a remembrance vigil on the Monroe County Courthouse Square, from 8-9 p.m. Bloomington Peace Action Coalition member David Keppel talks about the planned vigil, and the role of Indiana residents on nuclear politics. The atomic bomb used on Nagasaki was …

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Daily Local News – August 8, 2018

Monroe County terminated an agreement with the city of Bloomington yesterday, over the proposed Convention Center expansion; The city’s Commission on the Status of Black Males lined up, outside of Templeton Elementary School, to welcome students back to school; The Indiana State Department of Health has found mosquitoes with West Nile Virus throughout counties in the state, including in Monroe County; The …

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