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Archive for 2008

June 14, 2008

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A Flood of News

July 10, 2008

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Downtown Columbus Traffic Changes Designed To Help Businesses

Columbus officials say changing traffic patterns downtown may help the planned revitalization of the area.

July 16, 2008

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A Throng For Obama In Bloomington

A field office for Barack Obama opened in Bloomington last Monday night, joining six others across the state.

July 16, 2008

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Court Decision Finalizes Fall Lineup In Auditor’s Race

Monday's ruling on how the Hatch Act applies in the Monroe County auditor's race has raised questions about the law's modern relevance.

July 17, 2008

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Black Expo CEO Joins ISU Trustees

Black Expo CEO Tanya Bell has been appointed as a trustee at Indiana State University.

July 17, 2008

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Auditor Responds To Concerns About Missing Money

Monroe County Auditor Sandy Newmann has responded to complaints her office incorrectly allocated funds from tax districts within the city.

July 17, 2008

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7th District Race Still Needs A Republican

The state Republican Party will select a new nominee to run against incumbent 7th District Democrat Andre Carson. The first GOP nominee, Jon Elrod, dropped out.

July 24, 2008

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Transit Line May Combine With IU Bus System

The Bloomington Transit bus service and the Indiana University Bus system are considering a potential merger to combat rising fuel costs.

July 29, 2008

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Flying the Coop

August 4, 2008

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FEMA: Leaving Town

August 6, 2008

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Indiana Lawmakers Look to Washington for Flood Help

Some prominent Indiana lawmakers are looking into options which would help Columbus Regional Hospital recover from last month's flooding.

August 23, 2008

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My Vietnam Your Iraq

October 15, 2008

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Bloomington Health Sciences Company Expands Operations

In 2010, the health science company Predictive Physiology and Medicine will open a new headquarters on the site of the former south side RCA plant.

November 21, 2008

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Pedaling to the Pacific

December 9, 2008

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Tentative Plan to Raise Standards Could Curb Overcrowding

Indiana university uses complex mathematical models to predict its number of students, but in recent years these models have come up short.

December 9, 2008

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Ryder Cup – The Weekly Special

A major golf tournament comes to the area, and it means major dollars for parts of Southern Indiana.

December 9, 2008

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Meth Lab

December 9, 2008

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Creative Art Workshop

December 9, 2008

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Flu Vaccination Week

December 12, 2008

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Indiana banks dealing with terms of federal bailout

News of bank bailouts - like the numbers which accompany them - can be hard to quantify. The process works differently when it hits the ground in Indiana.

December 12, 2008

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MCCSC announces Coopman as new superintendent

The Monroe County Community School Corporation School Board has ended a seven-month search for a new superintendent by announcing J.T. Coopman's appointment.

December 15, 2008

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Poet Laureate – The Weekly Special

On The Weekly Special: meet Indiana's newest Poet Laureate.

December 15, 2008

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Young Vote – The Weekly Special

WTIU presents: the role of young people in elections.

December 15, 2008

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Indiana University Theatre Murals

Newsbreak presents theatre murals at Indiana University.

December 15, 2008

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IU Men’s Basketball at Lucas Oil Stadium

Newsbreak story: IU men's basketball team at Lucas Oil Stadium.

December 15, 2008

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IU Basketball, IU vs TCU

Dave Leno covers the IU Home Basketball game vs TCU.

December 16, 2008

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New Undercover Video Targets Indy Planned Parenthood

An Elkhart County State Representative has asked state officials to convene an investigation into practices at Indiana Planned Parenthood clinics

December 17, 2008

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New Passenger Facility Will Handle 15 Buses at a Time

Dangerous road conditions aren't stopping Bloomington Transit from adding a new stop in the downtown area.

December 18, 2008

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Kokomo Mayor ‘concerned’ about Chrysler shutdown

Former union boss and current Kokomo mayor Greg Goodnight says he's telling his union contacts to be ready to give ground on salary and benefit demands.

December 22, 2008

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Legislature to Weigh Property Tax Permanence

As Indiana lawmakers work to craft a new two-year state budget, discussion of funding formulas is expected to be front-and-center.

December 24, 2008

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Researching the Researchers: Inside IU’s New Doctoral Program

The Indiana University School of Education has received approval for a new doctoral program focusing on how to craft academic surveys.

December 28, 2008

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Kernan Shepard Report Faces Uphill Climb to Become Law

Governor Mitch Daniels wants much of the Kernan-Shepard report to become law. But as WFIU's Daniel Robison reports, the Governor may be in for a challenge.

December 30, 2008

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Diary of Anne Frank – The Weekly Special

Cardinal Stage of Bloomington presents "The Diary of Anne Frank" at the Waldron Arts Center.

December 30, 2008

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Report: Monroe Auditor “Negligent” in Misappropriation of Funds

A special prosecutor has ruled Monroe County Auditor Sandy Newman was “grossly negligent” when she appropriated funds without approval bythe county council.

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