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Interchange – Bloomington City Council Primary Candidates: District 4 Democrats

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Host Doug Storm welcomes the candidates vying for the Democratic party nomination to run for the District 4 Bloomington City Council seat: Dave Rollo, the incumbent, and the challenger, Philippa Guthrie. Music “The Candidate” by Urge Overkill “The Politics Of Dancing” by Re-flex Credits Producer & Host: Doug Storm Board Engineer: Jonathan Richardson Executive Producer: Joe Crawford Podcast: Play in …

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Interchange – Bloomington City Council Primary Candidates: District 3 Democrats

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This is a special Wednesday edition of Interchange. We kick-off a series of candidate conversations concerning contested seats on Bloomington’s City Council. There are four seats which have primary challenges to the incumbents–these are for Districts 1, 3, 4, and 5. Tonight’s show welcomes the candidates vying for the democratic party nomination to run for the District 3 seat. We …

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Get to know your local candidates Part 2 of 6

On Tuesday, September 22, in the Bloomington City Council Chambers six candidates discussed their qualifications for public office in Monroe County. The session consisted of expert commentary and Audience Q&A. Candidates for clerk include Linda Robbins (D) Jacob Franklin (R) Candidates for Recorder include Eric Schmitz (D) and Jeff Ellington (R) Candidates for Judge include Valeri Haughton and Karen Wyle …

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As Recycling Prices Go Up, City Votes To Fund Materials Recovery Facility

The Board president of the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District announced plans Nov. 21 to renew discussion about a controversial recycling facility. At a meeting of the District’s Citizens Advisory Committee, Board President Steve Volan said he would reintroduce a measure that was voted down earlier this year. The measure would allocate $60,000 to study the feasibility of building …

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Local Government Information Seminar ‘Citizens Academy’ Taking Applications

The Monroe County Citizens Academy is taking applications for this year’s fall seminars. The seminars, which are open to everyone, inform attendees about the local county government. Interim County Extension Director Amy Thompson tells us that the Academy is an opportunity for residents to learn more about how county government operates, where their local tax dollars go and the services …

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