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New IU Health Hospital To Be Completed in 2020

IU Health broke ground on its new Bloomington Hospital this morning. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and IU President Michael McRobbie were among the keynote speakers who addressed a crowd in IU’s Memorial Stadium. IU Health spokesperson Teri Dematas says although this morning’s assembly was ceremonial, crews are expected to begin construction of the new hospital within the coming months. The …

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Daily Local News – January 11, 2018

Bloomington City Council members are working to limit the heights of new downtown development, the Sophia Travis playground at Karst Farm Park is getting a makeover, the Indiana legislature is considering revising Indiana’s alcohol laws, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb addressed the state legislature in his State of the State address on Tuesday night. FEATURE Indiana’s legislature passed a law last session …

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Daily Local News – January 9, 2018

Tomorrow is the first day political hopefuls in the state will be able to file for their candidacy; Monroe County Election Board members are being asked to open a centrally-located poling site near Indiana University; Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb will deliver his second State of the State Address this evening; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill announced his intention to join …

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Daily Local News – November 9, 2017

Around 200 protesters, scientists, and environmental activists gathered this morning in Yellowwood State Park in Brown County; Governor Eric Holcomb released his 2018 agenda; Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County is looking to breathe new life into the former RCA/Thomson Property, which has remained uninhabited for over a decade; The city of Bloomington Police Department is planning on adding three-to-five …

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Daily Local News – October 19, 2017

Monroe County Commissioners are calling on the Richland Bean Blossom Community School Board to rethink closing Stinesville Elementary School; The Monroe County Commissioners also approved an ordinance creating an opioid awareness commission; The city Bloomington is replacing water mains across town, causing disruptions in water services; The City of Bloomington’s lawsuit against Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb will not be dismissed. …

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Daily Local News – May 30, 2017

Unfilled records requests from Vice President Mike Pence’s term as governor have created a backlog for the Indiana governor’s office; Governor Holcomb has signed a bill with the goal of preventing suicide throughout Indiana; Bloomington startup, Switchyard Brewing Company, has signed a long-term lease for the former Jake’s Night Club building at 419 North Walnut Street; Monroe County residents are …

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Voices in the Street: “Should job applicants have to answer questions about their criminal background?”

Gov. Eric Holcomb issued an executive order barring the state’s executive office from including on job applications questions concerning an applicant’s criminal background. Voices in the street has asked your friends and neighbors: Is it a good idea if employers are barred from conducting a criminal background check on job applicants?

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Daily Local News – April 11, 2017

A bill is headed to the Governor’s desk that would expand the list of people who are authorized to carry guns into the Indiana Statehouse; College Democrats and Republicans at Indiana University ask Monroe County to create a vote center on campus; Frustration continues for members of the policy committee of the Bloomington/Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization over an incomplete …

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Daily Local News – February 23, 2017

Indiana legislators aren’t going along with what some called a modest request from Governor Eric Holcomb to expand Pre-K education in Indiana; Organizations with large carbon footprints will soon be able to mitigate their environmental impact by buying carbon saved by people with smaller footprints; The owner of a 1950’s ranch style home in Maxwell Manor has garnered the support …

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