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July 20, 2018

 

EPA Completes Plan For Cleanup At DuPont Site In East Chicago

The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plans to clean up contamination at the site of the old DuPont chemical plant in East Chicago. It’s adjacent to infamous U.S.S. Lead Superfund site.

July 20, 2018

 

Office Of Indiana AG Hosts Prescription Drug Drop-Off In Vigo County

Representatives from the Office of the Indiana Attorney General collected prescription drugs from Terre Haute residents Friday.

July 20, 2018

 

Addiction Treatment Center Approved To Open On West Side This Fall

Groups Recover Together is one of several addiction treatment centers opening in Bloomington this year.

July 18, 2018

 

Fayette County Approves Pact For Hospital To Run Needle Exchange

The Fayette County Commissioners approved a contract with Fayette Regional Health System allowing it to take over the program. Fayette County will not pay the hospital to run the program.

July 18, 2018

 

How Changes To Farmers Markets Could Keep Fresh Food From Low-Income Hoosiers

The company that processes some 40 percent of SNAP transactions at farmers markets across the U.S. will shut down at the end of the month. This puts 24 of Indiana's 74 SNAP-accepting markets at risk of losing that service.

July 18, 2018

 

Live Discussion: Bloomington City, Community Leaders On Overdose Death Data

This week on Noon Edition we'll talk about the opioid crisis in Indiana and the City of Bloomington's decision to publish detailed overdose information on a city website.

July 17, 2018

 

Paramedic Stole Fentanyl From Ambulances In Five Counties

Authorities say a central Indiana paramedic stole vials of the painkiller fentanyl from ambulances that were intended for patient use.

July 16, 2018

 

City Website Glitch Reveals Names Of Overdose Death Victims

As Bloomington officials attempted to remove location details from a map on a city website, they inadvertently published information that included the names, address and ages of drug overdose victims.

July 16, 2018

 

Pilot Launched To Connect Rural Areas With Telehealth

Indiana health and broadband providers will soon be able to apply for federal money to increase the use of tele-medicine.

July 14, 2018

 

Location Information Removed From Bloomington Overdose Map

The mayor directed location information to be removed from the website as a result of community concerns.

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