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  1. Indiana University cleared in sexual violence complaintsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Tribune

    The Herald Times reports that the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has determined the university didn't mishandle the cases. The office has sent letters to the complainants regarding the outcome of the investigations.

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  2. Work starting soon on new covered bridge near BloomingtonRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Tribune

    Officials expect work to begin in early March on building a wooden covered bridge in southern Indiana's Monroe County. The bridge will span Beanblossom Creek in a rural area a few miles north of Bloomington, near where the county's last remaining covered bridge was destroyed in a 1976 fire.

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  3. Group pushing to save IU running course from constructionRead the original story

    Monday | The Tribune

    A push is on to protect the Indiana University cross country course from the planned construction of a new hospital facility in Bloomington. A group called Friends of the IU Cross Country Course started a campaign after Indiana University Health announced it would build its new Regional Academic Health Center on the location of the IU Golf Course's driving range along the Indiana 45/46 Bypass.

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  4. Bloomington police face criticism for armored truck purchaseRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 18 | The Tribune

    Bloomington's police department is facing criticism for buying an armored truck that opponents argue will militarize the college town's police force. Residents who oppose the new quarter-million dollar truck that's being built for the department's critical response team questioned Police Chief Mike Diekhoff about the purchase last week. 1 comment

  5. Bridge finds new home? Historic span possibly headed to fairgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | The Tribune

    At least part of the historic Bell Ford Covered Bridge could find a new home at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in the near future. The bridge has been in storage since the east span was pulled from the East Fork White River after it collapsed in early January 2006.

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  6. Valentinea s Day means organized chaos for Indiana floristsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 12 | The Tribune

    It started two months ago when Sciscoe ordered her flowers in preparation for the busy holiday. On a typical week at Mary M's Walnut House Flowers and Gifts, the shop receives up to 3,000 roses, but this week leading up to and including Valentine's Day, they expect to go through at least 15,000.

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  7. Lafayette officials look to add vaping to citya s smoking banRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 6 | The Tribune

    The Lafayette City Council has given initial approval to an ordinance that would prohibit vaping into any restaurant or store which admits those younger than 21. It wouldn't include tobacco shops or bars that permit smoking. State law bans smoking in most public places, but doesn't address the electronic cigarettes that typically heat a liquid nicotine solution into vapor.

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    Saturday Feb 3 | The Tribune

    Indiana University's public health programs are joining more a dozen others in the U.S. and Canada pledging not to accept research money from an anti-smoking group backed by the tobacco industry. The Herald-Times reports the deans of IU's Schools of Public Health in Bloomington and Indianapolis have both signed the pledge.

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  9. Assisted suicide not the answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 30 | The Tribune

    A new "death with dignity" bill was proposed in the Indiana Legislature, similar to one introduced last year that died in committee. Rep. Matt Pierce authored both bills.

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  10. IU plans $99M housing, dining complex for Bloomington campusRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 30 | The Tribune

    Indiana University officials are proposing a new $99 million student housing and dining complex for the school's Bloomington campus. The new complex would include several buildings near the existing McNutt Quadrangle residence halls on the northern side of the IU campus.

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  11. Sharlene Kay TrowbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | The Tribune

    Mrs. Trowbridge was a member of the Blackwell Apostolic Pentecostal Church on Toweridge Road near Bloomington and was a homemaker. Mrs. Trowbridge loved spending time with her family, reading the Bible, cooking, baking and gardening and being known as having a "green" thumb.

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  12. Kara Leigh FowlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | The Tribune

    Surrounded by her children, Kara Leigh Fowler of Seymour unexpectedly passed away on Sunday, January 21, following a short illness. Kara was born on May 29, 1967 in Bloomington, Indiana to Donald and Linda Fowler .

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  13. Kara Leigh FowlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | The Tribune

    Visitation will be 3-6 pm Thursday followed by a service at 6 pm at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard in Bloomington.

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  14. Rape suspect arrested in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | The Tribune

    The recent arrest of a man in Florida may have brought an end to a nearly two-year search related to a rape and battery reported in Jackson County, police report. Kemberly Florvil, 20, of Coral Springs, Florida, had been wanted on a Jackson Circuit Court warrant issued July 6, 2017, for those charges.

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  15. Winter market provides homegrown produceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | The Tribune

    If the thought of purchasing fresh, homegrown produce for your meals in the middle of winter seems odd, think again. Every Saturday, through the worst of winter weather, area farm families arrive early at FairOaks Mall in Columbus to set up booths to display their fresh vegetables and meat products for sale at the Columbus City Winter Farmers Market, now in its third season.

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  16. Wintry mix snarls Indiana travel, prompts school closingsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2018 | The Tribune

    A mix of freezing rain and snow moving across Indiana slowed traffic and prompted dozens of school districts to cancel classes. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning through Friday for most of southern Indiana, with up to 5 inches of snow and some ice accumulation.

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  17. Mellencamp son Speck gets probation after Indiana arrestRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | The Tribune

    A son of rocker John Mellencamp has been ordered to serve about six months of probation and perform 25 hours of community service after pleading guilty to public intoxication following his July arrest in Indiana. Police say 22-year-old Speck Mellencamp was arrested after he and his brother, Hud, were involved in a fight outside a Bloomington restaurant.

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  18. Universitya s dog-human duo part of schoola s outreach effortsRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | The Tribune

    Zeus, a chocolate Labrador retriever, is trained to sniff out bombs and track down missing people. Last month, he took on a new role as the furry face of a new public outreach effort.

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  19. Seymour cheerleaders travel to London for New Year's Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | The Tribune

    When three Seymour High School cheerleaders were presented the opportunity to perform on one of the world's biggest stages, they couldn't pass it up. Rueger, Taguchi and Stidham were among more than 650 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the United States representing Varsity Spirit.

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  20. Indiana University officials try to block spread of measlesRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2018 | The Tribune

    Indiana University and Monroe County health officials are trying to prevent the spread of measles after a student came to the Bloomington campus with the highly contagious disease. The student arrived in Bloomington on Jan. 2 for new student orientation and was placed in self-isolation Saturday following diagnosis.

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