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Lugar Laid to Rest in Indianapolis

Richard Lugar was brought into the Statehouse Rotunda, for a memorial service and public visitation, today. He was Indiana’s longest serving statesman, and was a U.S. Senator from Indiana for 36 years. Today’s service was attended by Governor Eric Holcomb, First Lady Janet Holcomb, House Speaker Brian Bosma and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, who met the hearse out on the …

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Hola Bloomington – January 11, 2019

Locutores,  Carlos B., Luis H., Luis F.R., hablan sobre las noticias, leyes y politica. Hosts, Carlos B., Luis H., Luis F.R., talk about news, law, and politics.

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Daily Local News – May 9, 2018

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Polls closed at 6 p.m. last night for Indiana’s Primary Election, and most races were called by 8:20 p.m.; Every woman that ran in local elections in Monroe County won their race. Women were the big winners in yesterday’s Primary Election; Vice President Mike Pence’s older brother, Greg Pence also won last night;  Monroe County Elections Supervisor Karen Wheeler says yesterday’s …

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Daily Local News – February 14, 2018

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The Koch brothers are reportedly spending $4 million to attack what they consider ‘vulnerable’ democratic candidates, including Joe Donnelly; Indiana Senate Republican Leader David Long announced his unexpected resignation yesterday; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill spent yesterday evening with President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, at a reception celebrating Black History Month at the White House; The Cook Group clears another hurdle in …

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Daily Local News – May 10, 2016

Governor Mike Pence has selected a nominee to be appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court; Indiana drivers headed to Louisville will soon be paying as much as four dollars to cross into Kentucky; After many years of requiring customers to fill out paper forms, the Bloomington Utilities Department has moved some of its operations online; Uncertainty about possible legislative changes …

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Daily Local News – December 8, 2015

The Catholic archdiocese of Indianapolis has settled the first Syrian family in Indiana since Governor Pence announced his intention to block the arrival of any more refugees from Syria; At a Bloomington City Council meeting last week, council member Darryl Neher announced a grant of $150,000 from the Bloomington Urban Enterprise Association to the Community Sheltering Project, formerly known as …

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Daily Local News – August 4, 2015

Despite the advice of public health officials, most high school students in Indiana are not being vaccinated against human papillomavirus, or HPV; The EPA has proposed controversial new rules for coal-fired power plants which could have big implications for Indiana; Ivy Tech Community College in Bloomington has announced it will be the home of a new location for the Indiana …

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Daily Local News – March 31, 2015

More than 800 people have RSVP’d to attend a rally this afternoon in Karst Farm Park protesting Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act; The organization Healthy Monroe County is sponsoring an event to inform Hoosiers on the current effect of PCBs in our community; A group formed to support entrepreneurs in Bloomington is releasing a web portal it calls ‘the Switchboard.’; …

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Gov. Pence Promises To Shorten ISTEP+ Assessment

by David Murphy Governor Mike Pence has signed an executive order to shorten the length of the 2015 ISTEP+, which is scheduled to be administered in March. The order is Pence’s response to the uproar that followed last week’s announcement that this year’s tests would take more than twice as much time for students to take as they did last …

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Gov. Pence Eliminates CECI, Pushes For Appointed Board Of Education Chair

The long running dispute between Indiana Governor Mike Pence and State Superintendent of Education Glenda Ritz seems to have switched battlegrounds. Both won their respective offices on fundamentally opposing education policy platforms. Pence adheres to the nation-wide Republican promotion of what has been labelled “school choice”, which means the use of public funds to finance vouchers for private schools and …

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