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Coming up on Indiana Newsdesk, Bloomington’s mayor says the city made mistakes in the way it handled the controversial purchase of an armored vehicle. Coming up the mayor joins us in studio.

The three Republican candidates in Indiana’s Republican Senate Primary squared off this week for their first debate. There were a lot of jabs and name calling, but some talk about policy. We’ll have a recap coming up.

For nearly a century, Indiana has prohibited carryout Sunday sales. When could that change? The latest just ahead.

Plus how a new cellular network is making it easier for emergency responders to get to emergencies.

Those stories plus the latest headlines from across the state Friday at 6 p.m. on Indiana Newsdesk.

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February 23, 2018

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Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk:’ Armored Vehicle And FirstNet

Bloomington’s mayor joins us in studio on the armored vehicle purchase. Indiana’s Republican Senate Primary debate. Plus a new network for emergency responders.

February 23, 2018

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Mayor John Hamilton at a podium in the City Council chambers, with a crowd of people seated behind him.

Bloomington Will Announce Plan For Armored Vehicle By End Of March

City of Bloomington officials will host three public meetings next week on the controversial decision to purchase an armored vehicle for the police department.

February 23, 2018

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Public Safety Cell Network Aims To Improve Emergency Communication

Noblesville is the first city in Indiana to join a cellular network that prioritizes emergency communications among first responders.

February 22, 2018

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The Bloomington DJ Alliance partnered with Middle Way House and Indiana University to offer the trainings.

Sexual Assault Training Sessions Focus On How DJs Can Help

The training focuses on how performers can identify and address sexual violence in bars and clubs.

February 20, 2018

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Tuesday night's debate is the first for the three Republican candidates.

Rokita, Braun Trade Barbs; Messer Doesn’t Engage In First Debate

The three candidates traded attacks and expressed similar views on economic policy.

February 16, 2018

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A brown wooden gavel with a gold band sits in front of an open law book.

Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk:’ UDWI Investigation And Juvenile Justice

New allegations of the former UDWI CEO. Why some kids are ending up in the Department of Correction without having an attorney. Spencer's new LGBTQ center.

February 16, 2018

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Spending time in the Department of Correction is the harshest punishment a juvenile can receive, aside from being waived into adult court.

Program Gives Kids In Juvenile Detention Lesson In Legal Rights

Since the program started in April 2017, attorneys have found at least 7 kids who didn't have an attorney when they should have.

February 16, 2018

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Brian Sparks has served as the UDWI CEO for about the last decade.

Tonight On ‘Indiana Newsdesk:’ UDWI Investigation And LGBTQ Center

New allegations of the former UDWI CEO. Why some kids are ending up in the Department of Correction without having an attorney. Spencer's new LGBTQ center.

February 15, 2018

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Protesters Shut Down Hamilton’s State Of The City Address

A local Black Lives Matter group disrupted the address as the mayor talked about an armored vehicle police will start using this summer.

February 9, 2018

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Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk:’ Coal Mine Dispute And Teacher Housing

A mine wants to reopen in Southern Indiana, but a dispute has led to a standstill. And a pilot project that helps teachers put down roots in their community.

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