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Daily Local News – January 18, 2018

Indianapolis is among 20 cities being considered for Amazon’s second corporate headquarters; Bloomington is looking for area artists to construct a bicentennial song; Officials from IU, the city of Bloomington, Monroe County and the state legislature came together over the weekend for the Bicentennial Kickoff Event in the Monroe County Government Center; After 178 amendments over five months, the Bloomington City Council adopted …

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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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Mayor Announces Deal for Bloomington Hospital Property

On Wednesday morning, Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton announced to a room of reporters, politicians and residents that the city will buy 24 acres of the current Bloomington Hospital at a discounted rate. Hamilton says the city will pay $6.5 million for the current site, discounted from an IU Health commissioned appraisal of the site’s $16 million estimated value. A purchase …

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Prosecutors, Paramedics Training to Recognize Domestic Violence Strangulation

Monroe County prosecutors handled 50 strangulation cases in 2017. It’s hard to get domestic violence survivors to describe their experiences. It’s often re-traumatizing to talk about it, even among people they trust. Chidinma was waiting on a judge to sign her divorce papers when her estranged husband showed up at her house one night with a handgun and a machete. …

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Daily Local News – December 4, 2017

US Senate Republicans passed their tax bill over the weekend; Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform is running attack ads against Sen. Todd Young for his support of the tax bill; Indiana’s largest environmental gathering, Greening the Statehouse, drew crowds at the Hendrix County Fairgrounds Saturday; Indiana University School of Public Health Professor Debby Herbenick hosts the 22nd edition of the …

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Daily Local News – November 28, 2017

The Monroe County Council will discuss a proposed 1% food and beverage tax in their meeting this evening; A South Bend law firm has alleged that hospitals and hospital systems across the state have defrauded taxpayers of 300 million dollars; State Road 135 through downtown Nashville in Brown County will be closed on Saturday; This Saturday also marks the return …

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Daily Local News – October 25, 2016

10/25/16 Employees of the Town of Ellettsville will see an increase in their health insurance premiums for 2017; Mayor John Hamilton has appointed an Advisory Committee to study and make recommendations to improve the city’s proposal to modernize solid waste and recycling collection services provided the City’s Sanitation Divisions; A local group that has worked to prevent Syrian refugees from moving to Bloomington is hosting …

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Daily Local News – September 27, 2016

9/27/16 IU Health will no longer offer its insurance plans next year through the health care marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act; Levels of contaminants in Bloomington’s water supply continue to trend downward; Indiana’s juvenile justice laws effectively punish youth offenders extra for being poor; The Bloomington City Council has agreed to borrow more than three million dollars to …

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Daily Local News – July 6 2016

The president of the South Central Region of IU Health, Mark Moore, announced this morning that he will be retiring from his position on November 1st of this year; Monroe County officials are still debating the details of a proposed materials recovery facility, known simply as the MRF; The City of Bloomington Animal Care and Control announced last week that …

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New Location for Bloomington Hospital: IU Golf Course

IU Health officials announced this morning they are changing the course of plans to relocate the Bloomington Hospital. The Hospital still plans to move out of its downtown location, a decision that has been unpopular with many Bloomington residents. But the new facility is now scheduled for construction on property that currently hosts the IU Golf Course, located on the …

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