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Daily Local News – October 19, 2016

10/19/16 The Human Rights Campaign has awarded Bloomington with a top score in protecting LGBTQ-plus individuals in the community; As Donald Trump claims this year’s election is rigged, Indiana officials continued today to suggest that large-scale voter fraud might have occurred in the state; A local metal works company has been granted more time to correct high levels of zinc …

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BIO- October 10, 2016

Clarence Boone and Jim Sims speak with Shelli Yoder, a candidate for Indiana’s 9th Congressional District. Ms. Yoder is an instructor at Indiana University and a member of the Monroe County Council. She discusses issues related to her platform and her impressions on the state of other national races. PART ONE Clarence Boone and Jim Sims speak with Shelli Yoder, …

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Bloomington City and Monroe County Councils Adopt Local Income Tax for Public Safety

In a special meeting last night, the Bloomington City Council and the Monroe County Council voted to re-adopt a point- two-five-percent local option income tax for public safety. Attorney Philippa Guthrie, who represents the city of Bloomington, explained the need to re-adopt the public safety tax that was previously passed in June. Guthrie said new estimates by the state indicate the …

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Daily Local News – September 22, 2016

A Brown County judge sentences Daniel Messel to eighty years in prison for the 2015 murder of Hannah Wilson; Some former employees of Bloomington’s General Electric Appliances plant will be eligible for a federal program that benefits workers whose jobs were lost due to international trade; During its second budget hearing of the week, the Monroe County Council unanimously approved …

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Daily Local News – September 15, 2016

Bloomington Police announced this afternoon that they made an arrest in connection with a rape and burglary that was reported last week; In their meeting last night, Bloomington City Council members reviewed nearly $20 million worth of projects to be funded by reissuing some of the City’s existing bonds; Monroe County Council gave its approval for the county to borrow …

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Daily Local News – September 8, 2016

Bloomington Police say they are investigating four recent break-ins they believe are related, two of which involved attempted sexual assault; The Bloomington City Council gave its unanimous support last night to the Monroe County School Corporation funding referendum; the Bloomington Farmers Market this weekend will no longer be allowed to require vendors to label GMO goods; The Monroe County democratic …

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Daily Local News – September 1, 2016

The City of Bloomington and developer HM Mac have come to a final agreement on how much of a tax break it will give on what’s been dubbed the Chocolate Moose project; the City Council give Duke Energy its approval to build a controversial substation in the Maple Heights neighborhood; the Monroe County Council approved a 2017 budget of $2.5 …

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Daily Local News – August 25, 2016

The Ellettsville Town Council is considering charging $150 for each public records request of police body camera and dash cam footage; Filmmaker and social worker Christine Kim is screening her latest film about pets and homelessness in Bloomington Monday; Organizers are preparing for the fifth annual Garlic Fest next weekend in downtown Bloomington; In its work session this week, the …

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Daily Local News – August 11, 2016

Regular visitors to Seminary Park voiced dissent this afternoon following Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton’s announcement that a police surveillance camera would be installed there; Monroe County Commissioner Patrick Stoffers has warned the County Council they will likely need to invest in professional guidance for the County Treasurer and Auditor’s offices; Multiple Indiana business and civic leaders plan to introduce a …

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Daily Local News – July 28, 2016

Despite an expected loss of state funding, Monroe County’s day reporting program for juvenile offenders is positioned to continue operations; The county council also heard about efforts to fully fund a 35-hour-a-week Problem Solving Court Program Director; The race for Indiana’s U.S. Senate seat could become the most expensive general race in Indiana state history, according to political observers; Downtown …

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