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June 22, 2017

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East Chicago resident Sherry Hunter, who founded the group Calumet Lives Matter, which is among the parties filing the intervention, applauds Gov. Eric Holcomb in May as he signs legislation providing additional state aid for the East Chicago lead crisis.

East Chicago Residents Continue Legal Fight For Lead Clean Up

The government continues to oppose intervention by a group of East Chicago residents, who are asking for a larger role in the clean up of their neighborhood.

June 21, 2017

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Monroe Co. Files New Brief In Legal Battle Over CVS Property Taxes

Monroe County is again asking the state Supreme Court to weigh in on the ongoing battle over the property tax assessment of a CVS store.

June 21, 2017

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Political activism group CREDO Action paid for a billboard to be put up between Sen. Joe Donnelly's house and the South Bend airport.

Donnelly Targeted With Anti-Trumpcare Billboard

A political activism group has placed a billboard near Sen. Joe Donnelly’s home in South Bend urging him to vote against the American Healthcare Act.

June 21, 2017

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Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Ind. Sec. Of State Testifies Before Sen. Intelligence Committee

The hearing focused on reports that the 2016 presidential election was influenced, and possibly manipulated, by the Russian government.

June 21, 2017

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Vigo Councilman Gets Public Opinion On New Jail In Online Survey

Vigo County Councilman Brendan Kearns is continuing public discussion on new jail through a survey on Facebook.

June 21, 2017

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John Hamilton, Bloomington Mayor

Ask The Mayor: Bloomington’s Hamilton On Downtown Vagrants

Hamilton says increasing police presence at People's Park has kept people from staying all day allowing for more people to visit the park.

June 20, 2017

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Submit Your Questions For Bloomington’s “Ask The Mayor”

We're getting ready to visit with Bloomington's John Hamilton for Wednesday's show. Submit your questions by noon today!

June 17, 2017

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Julie James looks out on a logging landing site in Yellowwood State Forest, within walking distance of her home.

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ June 16, 2017

Logging debate experts use science about what’s best for the state’s forests. Plus, a lab that clinically diagnoses concussions minutes after they occur.

June 16, 2017

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Census Director John Thompson resigned earlier this year after the agency’s funding was slashed.

Cuts To Census Funding Concern Some Indiana Lawmakers

Some Indiana lawmakers are concerned a shortage in funding dedicated to census activities could lead to an inaccurate count in 2020.

June 16, 2017

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The Indiana House chamber.

Indiana Lawmakers Call For Stricter Lobbying Disclosure Rules

A recent report detailing how the president of a nonprofit is also lobbying for a drug company has some Indiana leaders calling for stricter disclosure rules.

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