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Daily Local News – February 15, 2018

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Black Lives Matter activists are expected to disrupt Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton’s 3rd State of the City Address this evening, in protest of the Bloomington Police Department’s acquisition of an armored car; Political aspirants are vying for three seats on the Monroe County Council; The Indiana Office of the Secretary of State has updated their voter registration website, reportedly enabling voters …

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Daily Local News – October 31st, 2017

Bloomington Police investigate Swastikas and ‘KKK’ graffiti in Bloomington, Weimer Reservoir/Wapehani Lake is scheduled to be demolished, Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is facing another voter registration lawsuit, and the Bloomington Utilities Service Board approves rate hikes, all on this episode of the Daily Local News. Our feature today: WFHB Correspondent Jada Lucas sits with Aubrey Saeder, Paul Daily, …

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NAACP Lawsuit Targets Proposed Indiana Voter Purges

WFHB News Director Wes Martin speaks with Indiana NAACP Director Barbara Bolling-Williams about the NAACP’s ongoing lawsuit against the state of Indiana for attempting to purge voter registration rolls.

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Indiana Sec. of State Warns of New Possible “Voter Fraud,” But Declines To Give Details

AUDIO LINK: http://wfhb.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/VOTERS.mp3   The Indiana Secretary of State’s Office is reporting problems with voter registration information. In a statement released today, the Office says some Hoosier voters are reporting their birth dates or first names appear incorrectly in the state’s voter registration system. When that information is incorrect, it can make it more difficult for voters to determine whether they’re …

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Daily Local News – May 23, 2016

Indiana University is joining a lawsuit challenging Indiana’s new abortion law, saying it could jeopardize hundreds of millions of dollars in research funding, as well as threaten researchers with felony prosecution; Purvi Patel’s case was back in court this week as judges from the Indiana Court of Appeals held the first hearing in her attempt to challenge the state’s conviction …

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Monroe County Voter Registration Count Spikes – County Calls for More Poll Workers

There has been a spike in voter registration in Monroe County this year. Monroe County Election Supervisor Tree Martin says 2300 new voters have registered in Monroe County. Martin explained the logic behind the rise in registered voters, saying “This is the first time that you have the potential to have a female for president; this is the first time …

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Daily Local News – April 11, 2016

Former Monroe County Council president Vic Kelson has been named the new director of the City of Bloomington Utilities Department; Last week Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Valeri Haughton appealed a $250 fine she was issued for missing a campaign finance reporting deadline; There has been a spike in voter registration in Monroe County this year. FEATURE The fear of …

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Interchange – Necessary Trouble: March and The Example of John Lewis

Tonight we discuss the groundbreaking graphic novel series, March, an engaging and award-winning first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis’s lifelong struggle for civil and human rights. March: Book One spans Lewis’s youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Nashville Student Movement’s battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins. The memoir …

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New Voter Registration Restrictions

Last week, an announcement from the office of Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson mentioned new voter registration forms aimed at eliminating fraudulent registrations. The new forms place accountability on individuals who assist in voter registration efforts, and also work to avoid what Lawson calls hoarding and dumping, a tactic meant to benefit a single candidate through burdening local county …

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