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Hundreds of Students Walk Out for Gun Reform

Over 500 Monroe County Community School Corporation high-schoolers walked out of class this morning at 10 a.m., as part of a national protest for gun reform. The students gathered at the Monroe County Courthouse, in downtown Bloomington, before marching to Third Street Park. Seventeen year-old Caleb Poer, a Bloomington High School North student, was one of the primary organizers of …

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Bloomington High School Students to Walkout for Gun Reform

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Bloomington High School students will walk out of class this Friday, as part of a nation-wide protest aimed at gun reform. The walkouts take place on April 20, the 18th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Bloomington High School North student Caleb Poer, an organizer for the walkouts in the Monroe County Community School Corporation, said he expects around …

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Bloomington Students Against Assault Weapons Host ‘Town Hall For Our Lives’

Members of Bloomington Students Against Assault Weapons are pressing for answers, in a quest for solutions to gun violence. The group led a town hall on Saturday, April 7, to which they extended invitations to state and congressional representatives and candidates. “We know this issue runs deeper and wider than just guns,” Bloomington High School North student Sarah Hannon said, …

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Daily Local News – March 29, 2018

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Over half of Indiana’s counties grew last year; A viral outbreak infects 52 members of an Indiana University fraternity; Designers set their sights on the 9th annual Trashion Refashion. FEATURE In a public statement, Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton announced the city will go ahead with the proposed purchase of an armored truck for the city’s police department. VOICES IN THE STREET …

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Voices in the Street: Gun Reform

With school walkouts and students rallying in Washington D.C., Voices asks your neighbors how they feel about the current push towards gun reform. Voices in the Street is produced by Anthony Gomez at the studios of WFHB in Bloomington, Indiana.

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Domestic Abuse, Shooting Leaves Bloomington Woman Paralyzed

A man shot and paralyzed a woman before turning the gun on himself, on Monday in Bloomington. As WFHB’s Jonah Chester reports, women are disproportionately the target of gun violence, particularly when there’s a firearm present in a domestic dispute. In today’s feature report, Jonah Chester speaks with Middle Way House representatives, about how gun violence often results from cases …

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Daily Local News Feature – State Representative Proposes Constitutional Carry for Indiana Firearms

A state representative wants to make it legal to carry a handgun without a license, and with recent changes in the legislature, it might happen. Correspondent Jerrod Dill brings us the story.

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Recent Bill Allows Use of High-Powered Firearms While Hunting

Later this year, Indiana hunters will be free to use high-powered rifles and handguns to kill deer. Indiana lawmakers passed House Bill 1231 earlier this year. Phil Bloom, from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, explained the recent legislature, “What it does is it provides additional equipment choices for people who deer hunt. Beyond what we already have for legal …

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Daily Local News – April 25, 2016

The Indiana Men’s soccer team finished off their spring season with an international match on Sunday at the Jerry Yeagley Field at Bill Armstrong Stadium; Next Monday and Tuesday, branches of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles will stay open late; Later this year, Indiana hunters will be free to use high-powered rifles and handguns to kill deer; Last week …

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