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Hundreds of Students Walk Out for Gun Reform

Over 500 Monroe County Community School Corporation high-schoolers walked out of class this morning at 10 a.m., as part of a national protest for gun reform. The students gathered at the Monroe County Courthouse, in downtown Bloomington, before marching to Third Street Park. Seventeen year-old Caleb Poer, a Bloomington High School North student, was one of the primary organizers of …

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Daily Local News – April 19, 2018

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A new report finds that working families in Indiana are more likely to be poor than in neighboring states.  The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority is extending the application deadline for its winter assistance program to June.  In its meeting last night, the Bloomington City Council again took up an agreement between the city and IU Health to buy the IU …

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Bloomington High School Students to Walkout for Gun Reform

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Bloomington High School students will walk out of class this Friday, as part of a nation-wide protest aimed at gun reform. The walkouts take place on April 20, the 18th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Bloomington High School North student Caleb Poer, an organizer for the walkouts in the Monroe County Community School Corporation, said he expects around …

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Bloomington Students Against Assault Weapons Host ‘Town Hall For Our Lives’

Members of Bloomington Students Against Assault Weapons are pressing for answers, in a quest for solutions to gun violence. The group led a town hall on Saturday, April 7, to which they extended invitations to state and congressional representatives and candidates. “We know this issue runs deeper and wider than just guns,” Bloomington High School North student Sarah Hannon said, …

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