Friday Rundown: Department of Child Services, Bloomington case against Gov. Eric Holcomb continues, IU Swimming and Diving goes to Michigan, Wild and Scenic Film Festival



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Lawmakers disagree on approach for tackling growing concerns in DCS

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With the recent resignation of the director of the Department of Child Services, lawmakers are worried about what the future holds for the department. However, they remain torn on the best approach to look into the issues surrounding DCS. Read more here.


Annexation lawsuit appeal denied; case will continue 

Gov. Eric Holcomb talks to the state legislators and other invited guests at his first State of the State address on Jan. 17, 2017, in the Indiana Statehouse. Bloomington is suing Gov. Holcomb after the city's failed 2017 annexation attempt was blocked by the state legislature. Rose Bythrow Buy Photos

After the Indiana legislature halted Bloomington's plans to annex 10,000 acres, the city sued Gov. Eric Holcomb. The case will continue after a Court of Appeals decision Monday. Read more here.


Swimming and diving prepared for second half of season

Then-freshman butterfly swimmer Vinicius Lanza, now a senior, competes during the 200-yard butterfly in 2016 at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center. Noble Guyon Buy Photos

After some time off, IU swimming and diving is back and has begun preparation for the second half of its season. The Hoosiers have a tall task at hand this weekend against No. 4 Michigan in Ann Arbor. Read more here.


Wild and Scenic Film Festival to showcase environmentally-themed art

The Buskirk-Chumley Theater presented a special Valentine's Day screening of "An Affair to Remember" on Feb. 14, 2017. The Wild and Scenic Film Festival will take place Sunday. Sanya Ali Buy Photos

From short films to live music, the Wild and Scenic Film Festival will celebrate all things environmentally friendly at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. The tickets, which come with an automatic membership to the Indiana Forest Alliance, cost $25 for adults and $15 for IU students and attendees under 18. Read more here. 

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