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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

August 17, 2018


More Indiana Schools Adopting Truancy Courts To Connect Families With Resources

An increasing number of Indiana school districts are turning to truancy courts to address issues with chronic absences. But, the focus isn’t on punishing students.

August 13, 2018


Number Of Hoosiers With Hepatitis A Tops 360 As Outbreak Grows

Several southern Indiana counties are among those experiencing a spike in Hepatitis A cases.

August 10, 2018


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Handheld Metal Detectors Present Legal Challenges For Indiana Schools

Schools are in the process of adopting policies stipulating how they'll use state-provided metal detectors.

August 9, 2018


Loogootee Native Offers To Match Donations To Library Up To $20,000

The USDA recently awarded Loogootee a $1.1 million loan to build a library three times the current size. The library is trying to raise $200,000 toward construction costs to reduce that loan amount.

August 8, 2018


Schools Still Determining How To Use Handheld Metal Detectors

Guidance from a state school board organization says districts should only use the metal detectors when there's reasonable suspicion or for an administrative search.

August 8, 2018


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Monroe County Convention Center Expansion Delayed By City, County Dispute

The city and county disagree on the roles they should play as the project moves forward.

August 7, 2018


Indiana University Educating Students, Staff About Hepatitis A Amid Outbreak

Indiana University's spokesperson says there are no cases of Hepatitis A on the Bloomington campus.

August 6, 2018


School Resource Officers To Be Stationed At Some North Lawrence Community Schools

The addition of resource officers is one of several changes the school district is making to increase security.

August 3, 2018


Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads To Monroe County

There are more than 330 cases of Hepatitis A in Indiana associated with the outbreak.

August 2, 2018


Bedford Utilities: Hepatitis A Isn’t Contaminating City Water

The city says it's safe to drink water, despite a Hepatitis A outbreak affecting Lawrence County.

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