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Daily Local News – February 12, 2018

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Experts in the Centers for Disease Control and the Indiana State Department of Health are saying his year’s flu season is particularly bad; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill releases an opinion letter in opposition of proposed hate crime legislation up for consideration by in the Indiana Senate; Two areas of north Bloomington could get relief from water main breaks and low water …

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State Senate Stalls Hate Crime Bill

Proposed hate crime legislation has stalled in the Indiana state Senate. SB418 was scheduled to be heard this morning in the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law. The Associated Press reports the committee chair declined to take a vote on the bill because committee members couldn’t agree on its wording. Two other bills addressing hate crimes have been referred …

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Daily Local News – January 30, 2018

The City of Bloomington is working to make travel on West Bloomfield Road easier for pedestrians and cyclists; Among the legislation up for a vote today in Indianapolis is a Payday lending bill; The city of Bloomington’s volunteer network is accepting nominations for the annual Be-More awards, which celebrate the public service of community members; Proposed hate crime legislation has …

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W. Lafayette Church Threatened After Women’s March

A West Lafayette church found threats and hate speech on banners hung outside its fence this weekend. The spray-painted banners, outside of the Tippecanoe County Universalist Church, threatened to revisit the mass shootings in Las Vegas and Orlando. They also contained frequent use of derogatory slurs against homosexuals, African-Americans, and Hispanics. The banners were found after the church joined with …

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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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Group to Wear Head Scarves in Solidarity With Attack Victim

A former IU student is facing criminal charges after he allegedly attacked a Muslim woman on Saturday at the Sofra Café in Bloomington. Triceton Bickford could face federal hate crime charges for the attack, during which he is accused of yelling white power and kill them all before strangling the woman and trying to remove her head scarf. 19-year-old Bickford …

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Daily Local News – October 19, 2015

Bloomington police say a Muslim woman was attacked last night by a 19-year-old IU student at the Sofra Cafe on South Walnut Street; The Bloomington City Council has officially approved a budget for next year; Monroe County attorney Jeff Cockerill gave an update last week on a project to alter the aesthetic in part of Bloomington’s west side; Three Indiana …

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