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Barbara Brosher

Barbara Brosher is a reporter for WTIU and WFIU news. Before coming to Bloomington, she worked as a reporter at WNDU in South Bend, where she received several AP awards for her coverage of breaking news and local politics. You can follow her on Twitter @BabsofBtown.

Recent Posts by Barbara Brosher

November 22, 2017

 

City council met Wednesay to consider the annexation.

State Can Appeal Decision Not To Dismiss Annexation Suit

Bloomington filed a lawsuit earlier this year claiming a last-minute addition to the state budget that halted its annexation efforts was unconstitutional.

November 22, 2017

 

Football weekends prove especially lucrative for hosts.

Airbnb: Bloomington Hosts Earned $359,000 During Football Weekends

Some local governments in Indiana have tried regulating short-term rentals.

November 21, 2017

 

A group rallied at the statehouse Tuesday in support of hate crimes legislation, which has failed to pass during previous sessions.

Indiana Groups Continue Push For Hate Crimes Legislation

Indiana is one of only five states without a hate crimes law.

November 21, 2017

 

Scales of Justice.

Gov. Holcomb Signs Executive Orders Pardoning Six People

Some of the pardons are for those who've had their records expunged. Others served their sentences decades ago and haven't committed any crimes since.

November 17, 2017

 

Sugar cream pie enthusiasts say there are no eggs in authentic recipes.

Why Is Sugar Cream Pie So Popular In Indiana?

While a Winchester company made sugar cream pies available to the masses, the dessert's popularity in the Hoosier state dates back to the 1800s.

November 16, 2017

 

The Vigo County Election Board is considering changes to voting centers for the 2018 election.

Vigo Co. Election Board Tables Vote Center, Early Voting Issues

The meeting got heated as residents accused the board of trying to suppress voters. The board says it's trying to do the opposite.

November 16, 2017

 

Students work on art projects at Busy Bees Academy, a public preschool in Columbus.

Dozens Of State Pre-K Grants Still Available In Monroe County

While 14 families have applied for the On My Way Pre-K grants, the state has only awarded one so far.

November 16, 2017

 

The opioid epidemic is contributing to the increase in children in need of services cases.

Pilot Program Aims To Get Children Out Of Welfare System Quickly

The program will help address the drastic increase in the number of children in need of services, or CHINS, cases.

November 15, 2017

 

Donnie Minnick is president of the Owen Co. commissioners.

President Of Owen Co. Commissioners Facing Felony Charges

The charges come two months after the former county highway superintendent was arrested for a similar scheme.

November 14, 2017

 

Forward Together Terre Haute says potential changes to voting centers could discourage people from casting a ballot.

Group Protests Proposed Changes To Vigo Co. Voting Centers

The Vigo County Election Board will consider making changes to its current voting centers during a meeting Thursday.

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