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Daily Local News – September 28, 2016

An organization that serves refugees is setting up an office in Bloomington; Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has issued a warning to Hoosier voters regarding their voter registration; The Bloomington Animal Shelter has announced plans to promote dog adoptions in celebration of National Adopt-a-Dog Month this October; A city press release recently announced a new Facility Use Policy for …

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Daily Local News – September 27, 2016

9/27/16 IU Health will no longer offer its insurance plans next year through the health care marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act; Levels of contaminants in Bloomington’s water supply continue to trend downward; Indiana’s juvenile justice laws effectively punish youth offenders extra for being poor; The Bloomington City Council has agreed to borrow more than three million dollars to …

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Daily Local News – September 26, 2016

An unusually large group of local government officials are meeting tomorrow to decide whether Monroe County will keep its new public safety income tax; During the past several weeks, local government entities have begun planning for how to spend the new public safety tax money, with the assumption that it will be renewed at tomorrow’s meeting; Some drivers in downtown Bloomington are learning …

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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 21, 2016

The City of Bloomington’s Utilities Department has reported a 500 gallon wastewater overflow that occurred on Monday; Monroe County is experiencing its second Air Quality Action Day in a row, as declared by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, or IDEM; Celebrity criminal and real estate heir Robert Durst has been assigned to the federal prison in Terra Haute; The …

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Daily Local News – September 20, 2016

09/20/16 Netherlands based Isolux Corsan may have trouble paying its contractors for work on I-69, but it has paid its bills with the City’s Utilities Department;In other I-69 news, the deadline for constructing the interstate has been pushed back again. The expected completion date for section five has been pushed back four more months to October of next year; An …

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Daily Local News – September 19, 2016

Bloomington police have changed their minds about the connection between several recent break-ins, one of which involved a rape; A live alligator was found today on Interstate 465 in Indianapolis. Indiana State Troopers responded to reports of a two foot long alligator on the shoulder; New data from the Census Bureau shows Indiana continuing to recover from the recession, but …

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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 14, 2016

Food Insecurity is down across the United States — but it’s up in Indiana; The Indiana Supreme Court deliberated yesterday about whether police departments operated by private universities should be held to the same open records requirements as other departments; Candidates for the Indiana General Assembly recently heard an earful about the growing challenges facing the caregiver industry for aging …

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Daily Local News – September 13, 2016

Park South, a mixed use development planned for the southeast corner of Hillside and Henderson Streets, is moving forward after receiving approval from the Bloomington Plan Commission; The Indiana Supreme Court has issued a new rule that could dramatically reduce the number of Hoosiers held in jail awaiting trial; Elizabeth “Bet” Savich, Bloomington’s Volunteer Network Director, has been appointed to serve a …

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