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Right now on Indiana Newsdesk … IU Health Bloomington is partnering with Indiana University to build a 75-acre regional health center — all within city limits. Can the medical complex meet patients’ ever-changing needs?

Despite the cries of construction workers and contractors, lawmakers repeal Indiana’s minimum wage on public construction projects. We explain what eliminating the common construction wage could mean for thousands of Indiana construction workers.

Indiana takes the first steps to form a firefighter training academy that some say will save lives.

And a series of photographs from a low-income neighborhood over 25 years provides striking insights.

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April 18, 2015

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Photos: How A Low-Income Neighborhood Changes Over 25 Years

Jeffrey Wolin's photographed the same people in Bloomington's Pigeon Hill neighborhood, 25 years apart.

April 17, 2015

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IU Health Bloomington is partnering with IU to build a regional health center. Plus, what eliminating the common construction wage could mean for laborers.

April 17, 2015

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Bill Would Create State’s First Centralized Fire Academy

The program would be similar to the State Police Academy that officers go to for training.

April 16, 2015

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Common Construction Wage Repeal On Its Way To Pence’s Desk

Debate over the future of the state’s minimum wage for workers on public construction projects is almost over.

April 16, 2015

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Coming Up Friday at 6 p.m. On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

IU Health Bloomington is partnering with IU to build a regional health center. Plus, what eliminating the common construction wage could mean for laborers.

April 15, 2015

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New Hospital Complex To Be Built On Bloomington’s East Side

IU Health Bloomington Hospital plans to move to Indiana University's technology park as part of a partnership with the university.

April 11, 2015

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A Look Back At IU’s Last NCAA Basketball Championship

In our History Through Headlines segment we remember the Hoosiers last NCAA championship in 1987.

April 10, 2015

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Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” April 10, 2015

Will the fierce debate over RFRA change the minds of high school seniors about where to go to college? Plus, inside Assembly Hall's $40 million makeover.

April 10, 2015

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Behind The Scenes At Assembly Hall’s $35 Million Renovation

Indiana athletic officials say Assembly Hall has the greatest home court advantage in college basketball and they want to preserve that.

April 9, 2015

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Coming Up Friday at 6 p.m. On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Will the fierce debate over RFRA change the minds of high school seniors about where to go to college? Plus, inside Assembly Hall's $40 million makeover.

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