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Forum: Treasurer Candidates Jessica McClellan and Ann Collins

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Two candidates for Monroe County Treasurer sat down with WFHB News Director Joe Crawford. Ann Collins is a Republican. Jessica McClellan is a Democrat.  They discussed how they’d handle the County’s finances, manage employees and much more.

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Daily Local News – September 19, 2016

Bloomington police have changed their minds about the connection between several recent break-ins, one of which involved a rape; A live alligator was found today on Interstate 465 in Indianapolis. Indiana State Troopers responded to reports of a two foot long alligator on the shoulder; New data from the Census Bureau shows Indiana continuing to recover from the recession, but …

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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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Daily Local News – July 19, 2016

The City of Bloomington’s Department of Economic and Sustainability is hoping to win $10,000 in prize money for its rental search website RentRocket.org; A new nonprofit organization has launched in Bloomington. The organization, called Accessible Community Abortions of Bloomington, aims to provide help for women in need of financial assistance for abortions or other reproductive health concerns not covered by …

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New Income Tax Proposed by Ellettsville Town Council

Last night the Ellettsville Town Council discussed a new income tax that Monroe County taxpayers might soon be paying. The tax would be one quarter of one percent. For a person earning $50,000 a year, that would amount to $125. We bring you some of last night’s discussion now for today’s WFHB community report.

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Daily Local News – May 10, 2016

Governor Mike Pence has selected a nominee to be appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court; Indiana drivers headed to Louisville will soon be paying as much as four dollars to cross into Kentucky; After many years of requiring customers to fill out paper forms, the Bloomington Utilities Department has moved some of its operations online; Uncertainty about possible legislative changes …

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Top Stories of 2015: A Long Road for a Trail in Ellettsville

WFHB is counting down the most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. We’re starting off our countdown in a somewhat unconventional way. 2015 saw the first pavement laid as part of the long-awaited Heritage Trail in Ellettsville. That pedestrian trail has a heritage of its own at this …

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Daily Local News – December 15, 2015

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers is working on a new master plan for Monroe Lake, for the first time in 48 years; The Ellettsville Town Council unanimously approved a measure today that would hike utility rates for consumers across town; The Monroe County Election Board has levied a thousand dollar fine against City Council member Steve Volan for delinquent …

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2015 ELECTION RESULTS: Bloomington and Ellettsville


100% of precincts reporting     CITY OF BLOOMINGTON   Mayor John Hamilton (D): 77% John Turnbull (R): 23%   City Clerk Nicole Bolden (D): 100%   City Council District 1 Chris Sturbaum (D): 67% Dave Nakarado (L): 33% City Council District 2 Dorothy Granger (D): 100% City Council District 3 Allison Chopra (D): 72% Nelson Shaffer (R): 29% City …

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EcoReport – July 9, 2015

In today’s EcoReport feature: WFHB correspondent Bob Kissel recently interviewed Jess Gwinn and Maureen Forest from their rural Greene County bird banding station about their 5-year participation in the national research program mapping avian productivity and survivorship. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, …

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