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Daily Local News – November 16, 2017

A month after 1000 lbs. of toxic waste was dumped in Lake Michigan by US Steel, another spill has being reported; Vice President and former Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s visit to an Indianapolis Colts game reportedly cost the Indianapolis Police Department over $14,000; The IU Dance Marathon raised a record-breaking 4.2 million dollars over last weekend for Riley Children’s Hospital; …

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Daily Local News – June 21, 2017

Two major insurance companies, Anthem and MD Wise, announced today they won’t participate in Indiana’s health insurance exchange next year. According to an annual report by The Rural School and Community Trust, rural Indiana schools receive disproportionate funding compared to urban or suburban schools. Community members within the Richland Bean Blossom School Corporation want to see less crowded schools, better …

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Daily Local News – April 27, 2017

Hoosiers are coming together this Saturday to participate in a march for jobs, climate justice and clean energy; A task force assembled by Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton is recommending more police officers patrol the downtown area; U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly and Todd Young met this week with officers and leadership from law enforcement agencies across Central Indiana to discuss a …

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Daily Local News – January 12, 2017

The graduation rate at the Monroe County Community School Corporation remains steady, and well above state and national averages; Indiana lawmakers have drafted a bill that would potentially protect high school journalists from censorship from their school administrations; Bloomington’s firefighters are in line to get salary increases, better protective gear and more days off in 2017 thanks to a re-negotiated …

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Monroe County Community School Corporation Implementing Dropout Prevention Program in Two Schools

Graduation rates at Monroe County high schools are higher than at most other schools around Indiana. But school officials say they won’t be satisfied until 100 percent of their high school seniors receive their diplomas. That’s why they’re working to implement a program called Communities In Schools to help address non-instructional issues that often become obstacles to completing high school. …

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Daily Local News – Wednesday November 30, 2016

Carrier Corporation says it has made a deal to back off on its plans to move hundreds of jobs to Mexico; The Monroe County Community School Corporation is working toward becoming a Communities In Schools affiliate in an effort to help kids stay in school; The Ellettsville Town Council is considering changing its rates for sewer service; This week, the …

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Candidates for Monroe County School Board Discuss Platforms

This fall, voters are being asked to decide three contested races for Monroe County School Board seats. In District 2, Sue Wanzer is defending her seat against candidate Jim Billingsley. Assistant News Director, Sarah Vaughan, spoke with Wanzer and Billinglsey as part of WFHB’s Candidate Forum series. We bring you an excerpt of that conversation for today’s WFHB Community Report. …

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MCCSC Working to Inform Voters of Property Tax Referendum Benefits

Supporters of the Monroe County Community School Corporation are stepping up their efforts to lobby the community to support a property tax referendum on the November ballot. The tax is expected to provide $7MM annually to local public schools. Lynn Coyne is one of the tri-chairs of the Yes for MCCSC Committee, which kicked off its campaign earlier this month. …

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Daily Local News – September 12, 2016

The Bloomington Police Department has yet to catch the masked man who broke in through unlocked doors in the middle of the night in several attacks that took place last week; The City of Bloomington is exploring the possibility of purchasing the city’s only strip club, Night Moves, as well as other nearby properties on South Walnut Street; Democratic candidate …

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Monroe County Community School Corporation Completes Tablet Tech Pilot Program

Kacey Ross looks into the results of a new technology program at the Monroe County Community School Corporation. The program was initiated at the beginning of the 2015 school year. The one-to-one program puts a tablet device into the hands of each student. Many community members wonder if the program has been successful. This WFHB Community Report was produced by …

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