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Daily Local News – December 26, 2017

This retrospective edition of the Daily Local News highlights some of our best reporting from 2017. We’ll hear from IU Foundation President Dan Smith about the Foundation’s offshoring of millions of dollars in the Cayman Islands; we’ll listen to IU students, as they protest the visitation of White supremacist Charles Murray; and we’ll hear from Indiana Recovery Alliance Founder Chris …

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Daily Local News – December 13, 2017

People living with HIV in South-Central Indiana now have a primary care service through IU Health Bloomington. The Indiana State Health Department recorded the first flu death in the state last week, the victim was under the age of 18. The United States Department of Agriculture is promising to ‘increase the efficiency’ of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP …

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Daily Local News – November 29, 2017

The Indiana Protection for Abused and Trafficked Humans (IPATH) Task Force is holding the second part of their lecture series tomorrow in Indianapolis. Spectators bringing alcohol into Brown County High School sporting events are fueling a proposed policy change. The former Muncie Police Chief is suing the city and its mayor for back pay, after he claims he was forced …

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Needle Exchange Needs Support

As Tippecanoe County’s needle exchange program is up for re-authorization on Monday, Chris Abert and the Indiana Recovery Alliance are building a coalition to combat local government attempts to shut down needle exchanges and harm reduction programs.

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Bedford Needle Exchange Terminated

WFHB News Director Wes Martin talks with Indiana Recovery Alliance Director Chris Abert, about the Lawrence County Commissioners’ vote to end their needle exchange program.  Abert says the program was free to Lawrence County, whose seat is Bedford, and that the program saved fifty-two lives over the last year.

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Att’y General Hill Criticizes Needle Exchanges & CDC

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has criticized the state’s needle exchange programs as well as the Centers for Disease Control. Hill’s criticisms come in the wake of a CDC report requesting the state cease collecting data on syringe exchange programs. According to the CDC, the information gathered by Indiana using inaccurate data can alter the true statistical picture. The Governor’s …

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Volunteers Build Naxolone Kits

More than two dozen community members gathered Wednesday night to help the Indiana Recovery Alliance build Naxolone kits. Reporter Sarah Vaughan brings us the story for today’s Community Report.

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Daily Local News – August 14, 2017

Some 500 people gathered at the Monroe County Courthouse yesterday to show support for the victims of the terrorist attack in Charlottesville; Indiana State Police arrested a man wanted on outstanding warrants yesterday after a car chase on SR 46; Smithville Fiber initiates a $500,000 fiber internet installation project for Ellettsville; A Jeffersonville program aimed at teaching participants how to …

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Daily Local News – January 30, 2017

Repercussions from President Trump’s executive order banning refugees, immigrants, and travelers from seven Middle Eastern countries are developing around the state; The Bloomington-based Indiana Recovery Alliance is expressing serious disapproval over Senate Bill 499; Another piece of pending legislation, HB1002, would increase fuel taxes, vehicle registration fees, and present a potential for highway tolling; The League of Women Voters invites …

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Indiana Recovery Alliance Voices Concern Over Proposed Legislation

The Indiana Recovery Alliance is expressing serious disapproval over Senate Bill 499. The bill, if passed, would allow individuals to be charged with possession of narcotics even  if they don’t have any on their person. If a person is either suffering symptoms of acute opioid overdose, or if they received an intervention drug to relieve their overdose, they could be charged …

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