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Daily Local News – April 12, 2018

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Last night the Bloomington City Council held a special session to commemorate the city’s bicentennial. During the special session’s public comment period, Black Lives Matter advocate Vauhxx Booker announced his group will continue to protest the Mayor’s decision to approve purchasing an armored truck for the police department. Indiana’s Attorney General, Curtis Hill, published an opinion piece this morning, in …

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MPO Considers Pulling I-69 Funds

Construction crews that have been building Section 5 of Interstate 69 are still out of work today. Financial problems and disputes involving the lead contractor, the Netherlands-based Isolux Corsan, have caused contractors to delay work on the project. Now, a governmental organization in Monroe County is looking into the possibility of removing funding for I-69 construction. WFHB News Director Joe …

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Daily Local News – September 7, 2016

Two local politicians and a labor leader called a press conference on the side of a highway this morning to draw attention to what they called a mess and a failure related to construction of Interstate 69; A South Bend family is still searching for answers about their collective eighteen dollar award after police punched, handcuffed and stun-gunned their then-seventeen-year-old …

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I-69 Construction Erosion Problems In Bloomington Go Unanswered From INDOT

Bloomington and Monroe County officials pushed for answers June 13 about erosion problems that have persisted for more than a year along the planned route of Interstate 69. The policy committee of the Bloomington/Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization submitted questions months ago to the Indiana Department of Transportation. They asked about contaminated waterways along section 4 of the interstate, which …

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Best of 2013 #9 – Muddying the Waters: New Interstate Brings New Contamination

After decades of debate and protest, 2013 saw the first segments of Interstate 69 begin construction in Monroe and Greene counties. In 2012, a 67-mile stretch of the new road was finished in Southern Indiana, connecting Evansville to the area near the Crane Naval base. Then, by early this spring, landowners in the WFHB listening area began reporting trees were …

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Daily Local News – November 4, 2013

Union and management at the local General Electric plant have reached an agreement around the personnel layoffs that the company announced in September; The City of Bloomington Housing and Neighborhood Development Department will host a workshop next Thursday, November 14th; The Richland Bean Blossom School Board didn’t get enough votes October 21st to approve a teacher handbook that was supported …

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Daily Local News – October 28, 2013

Four recipients have been announced for the  Bloomington Urban Enterprise Zone Arts Grant Program; The national organization Family Equality Council is hosting a talk for LGBT community who wish to learn about all the options available for starting or growing a family; The policy committee of the Bloomington Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization made plans October 11th to request a …

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