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Yoder Implicates Robling in Waste Transfer Debacle

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County Council member Shelli Yoder says the controversial proposal for a waste transfer station was actually a deceitful attempt to provide Hoosier Disposal-Republic Services with another business opportunity. Yoder was at one time a registered agent for Indiana Green Transfer and Recycling, but resigned late last year. She addressed the Monroe County Board of Zoning Appeals in their meeting last …

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New Food and Beverage Tax to Take Effect

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A new countywide food and beverage begins Thursday. The one percent tax is being applied to hot foods, and foods comprised of two or more ingredients that are sold as a single item. Though county officials passed the tax into law in December, some still have concerns about its effect on low-and-fixed income individuals. County Council member Marty Hawk says …

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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 11, 2017

WFHB’s fund drive is happening right now! Click on the donate button to pledge your support for independent local news! School busing services company Auxilio Services Incorporated will lose their contract with the Monroe County Community School Corporation on Friday. The Bloomington City council continues to wrestle with how to set parameters for growth while at the same time encouraging …

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Daily Local News – September 20, 2017

Richland Bean Blossom Community Schools continue to feel the financial effect of losing students to Seven Oaks Classical School, a charter school now in its second year. The Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s ’Leaf webcam’ is up and running, in preparation for the turn of season. Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard in Bloomington is holding a meeting over the issues of …

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Daily Local News – August 10, 2017

Monroe County Council members can not find their way towards approving a proposed 2018 budget for the county’s Central Emergency Dispatch Center; The Owen County Public Library is currently hosting ‘The Indiana Heart Gallery.’; Indiana State Police troopers reportedly recovered firearms, crystal methamphetamine, and over fifteen thousand dollars in cash during a raid in Bloomington. FEATURE Caty Pilachowski is one …

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Daily Local News – May 30, 2017

Unfilled records requests from Vice President Mike Pence’s term as governor have created a backlog for the Indiana governor’s office; Governor Holcomb has signed a bill with the goal of preventing suicide throughout Indiana; Bloomington startup, Switchyard Brewing Company, has signed a long-term lease for the former Jake’s Night Club building at 419 North Walnut Street; Monroe County residents are …

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Top Stories of 2016: Funding Public Safety

Today is number 7 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at the public safety income tax that Monroe County officials approved this year. Officials questioned how local governments would spend the additional $7 million per year and others said the tax was approved without a solid plan. An average …

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Daily Local News – December 15, 2016

The Bloomington City Council is amending its ordinance regarding cell towers to add back regulations that were struck in 2015; The Monroe County Council is considering a tax break for Bloomington based AB BioTechnologies, Inc.; The County Council also held further talks about buying a parcel of land next to the County Airport worth $1.2 million; Drivers traveling in Louisville …

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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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