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Daily Local News – December 28, 2017

On today’s Daily Local News Episode, we’ll continue our retrospective on some of our best reporting from 2017:  contributions from the city of Bloomington, Monroe county government and private donations extend Shalom’s hours of operations through weekends; Brown County resident and Indiana Forest Alliance volunteer Dave Seastrom speaks out against the logging in Yellowwood State Forest; and Indiana University Professor Brian Powell’s …

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Daily Local News – November 29, 2016

11/29/16 The city of Bloomington has announced the results of a new round of water quality tests, showing a continued decrease in levels of disinfectant byproducts; The City of Bloomington Utilities Department has agreed to handle the treatment of grease waste produced by food services at Indiana University; Monroe County Commissioners have given the go ahead to the Sheriff’s Department …

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Event Planned to Care for Homeless and Their Animal Companions

An organization dedicated to preserving the bonds between homeless people and their pets is holding a one-time event at Shalom Community center this weekend. The organization, My Dog Is My Home, aims to provide free services for companion animals of the homeless. Free basic veterinary care, animal care supplies and dog and cat grooming will be offered. Animal guardians may …

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The Strike Mic – December 17, 2013

This week on The Strike Mic, a weekend march in response to the passing of Ian Stark, and the underlying issues of social services and homelessness in Bloomington.

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Ordinance meant to keep homeless from sleeping on courthouse lawn

The Monroe County Commission approved a new law August 23 aimed at keeping homeless people from sleeping on the Courthouse lawn. The law formally establishes hours of operation for the Courthouse grounds. “This summer, people have taken to camping on the courthouse grounds and that’s resulted in trash and bodily waste to the degree that the public health of the …

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Daily Local News – August 27, 2013

The Monroe County Commission approved a new law August 23rd aimed at keeping homeless people from sleeping on the Courthouse lawn; Airline passengers should be prepared to face higher ticket prices and less service if the proposed merger between US Airways and American Airlines goes through, according to a local expert on anti-trust and consumer law; State Representative Peggy Mayfield …

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