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Barbara Harrington

Barbara Harrington 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 Harrington

May 21, 2015

 

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Indiana Approves Long-Term Needle Exchange In Scott County

The needle-exchange program in Scott County aims to stop the HIV epidemic that has infected about 160 people.

May 15, 2015

 

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How The Trans-Pacific Partnership Could Affect Hoosiers

The partnership would have an impact on several of Indiana's industries, including agriculture, the automotive industry and the grocery business.

May 13, 2015

 

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Scott County Commissioners Plan Needle Exchange Hearing

The hearing is part of the process counties must go through in order to legalize needle exchange programs under a recently-passed law.

May 7, 2015

 

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Town At HIV Outbreak’s Epicenter Will Open New Clinic

The new clinic is part of a partnership between the town of Austin and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

May 5, 2015

 

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Voter Turnout Low In Monroe County

Around 5,000 people have cast ballots early, in-person or through absentee voting.

May 1, 2015

 

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Marlin Stutzman Says ‘Major Announcement’ Coming Next Week

Stutzman is one of several GOP politicians considering making a run for Senator Dan Coats' seat.

May 1, 2015

 

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Rural Towns Lack Resources To Combat, Prevent HIV Outbreak

Counties near the center of the HIV outbreak don't have the money or manpower to offer HIV testing and other resources to concerned residents.

April 30, 2015

 

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Glenda Ritz Considers Run For Governor, Will Decide By June

Ritz says the Republican-dominated legislature made her reconsider running for governor in 2016.

April 30, 2015

 

Bright Family Farm in Martinsville

Wet Weather Puts Planting Season Behind Schedule

Farmers are hoping rain will hold off long enough for them to get corn in the ground.

April 24, 2015

 

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Community, Politicians At Odds Over How To Combat HIV

As the number of HIV cases increases, the debate over how to quell the outbreak continues.

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