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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 – July 21, 2016

Monroe County lost out on federal grant money that would have funded road construction in the Westside Economic Development Area; In its meeting Tuesday night, the Monroe County Plan Commission gave its final approval for the Holland Fields housing development; The Indiana Supreme Court has begun developing a new registry that will list all Hoosiers convicted of child neglect and …

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Daily Local News – June 30, 2016

Earlier today a federal court granted Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky a preliminary injunction regarding Indiana’s new abortion law; Bloomington police are searching for witnesses and a suspect after an attempted abduction on the B-Line Trail; A program aimed at saving three endangered languages has taken a Bloomington-based nonprofit group to North Dakota this summer; Eleven dimly lit intersections …

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Proposed Electrical Substation Concerns Residents

A plan for a new electrical substation near City Hall is drawing the ire of local residents, who say the proposed design will be a blight on the Maple Heights neighborhood and the new Trades District. Correspondent Jerrod Dill brings us the story.

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Residents Concerned About New Duke Energy Electric Substation

A group of local citizens just launched a website this week as part of a protest against a planned electrical substation on North Rogers Street. Earlier today, WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke with one of the organizers and we bring you their conversation for today’s WFHB community report.

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IURC accepting public comment on fee increases

Tomorrow, beginning at 6pm the Indiana Utilities Regulation Committee will be accepting public comment regarding fee increases for infrastructure improvements. IURC representatives will be at the Monroe County Convention Center to record sworn written and oral comments from the public. Duke Energy is proposing 1.87 billion dollars in updates, including advanced metering and communications devices, breaker and relay replacements, replacement …

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Duke Energy Helps County Move Forward In Energy Prize Contest

Local schools and utilities are slowly becoming involved in the effort to win a nationwide energy conservation competition. This summer Monroe County passed the quarterfinals of the Georgetown University Energy Prize contest. Communities are competing to track energy use and making plans to conserve. Ian Yarbrough, a member of the County Environmental Quality and Sustainability Commission, told the Commission September …

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Daily Local News – February 10, 2014

Phone users in Southern Indiana should receive notices this month from their service providers, concerning the introduction of a new area code for the region and changes in phone dialing protocol that will accompany the change; The deadline to sign up for healthcare insurance under the Affordable Care Act is March 31st; Duke Energy, the state’s largest electricity supplier, is …

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Daily Local News – January 7, 2014

More than twenty-six-hundred local Duke Energy customers were without power yesterday, but as of air time only one area household was left without power; The reported cause of the extreme low temperatures is a polar vortex dipping low across the interior of the continent; Last year’s Senate Bill 373, which received attention for its anti-whistleblowing measures and which was eventually …

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Daily Local News – January 6, 2014

Chief Deputy Mike Pershing gives the latest update of road closings and power outages from the Monroe county sheriff’s office; A winter warming shelter has been set up by the local American Red Cross in Bloomington High School North’s gymnasium; The Shalom Center located at 620 S Walnut Street in Bloomington  has extended open hours until 9pm today and will …

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