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County council candidates outline plans for upcoming term

In the week leading up to the elections, Monroe County Council president and Democratic candidate Geoff McKim and Republican candidate Skip Daley have sent out press releases detailing their plans for the coming term.


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City seeks public input on vision statement

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The City of Bloomington has released a newly drafted vision statement and is seeking public input through ImagineBloomington workshops, the first of which was Monday night at the Monroe County Library.


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Races too close to call

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Election polls aren’t everything, but if new numbers in the Senate and presidential races hold true, Election night could be a nail biter.




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Voters speak on the air about political stances

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WHTR Indianapolis Channel 13 Eyewitness News anchors and reporters made their 10th stop of 11 since August in “Decision 2012 On the Road,” a program in which they traveled across central Indiana to talk to voters about issues that are important to them. For the most part, people are concerned about the economy and jobs, Eyewitness News anchor Andrea Morehead said.


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City issues grants for art projects

Applicants competed for top spots in Bloomington’s semi-annual Arts Commission Arts Project Grant Program, funded by the city’s economic development office. Applicants’ projects were evaluated for artistic quality, community impact and organizational capacity.


Indiana Governor Debate

Gubernatorial candidates spar in last debate

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The three Indiana gubernatorial candidates debated for the third and last time Thursday evening in Fort Wayne. DePauw University Executive Director of Media Relations Ken Owen served as moderator of the hour-long debate between Democratic candidate John Gregg, U.S. Rep. Mike Pence, R-6th District and Libertarian candidate Rupert Boneham.


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Funding gap apparent in 9th District race

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Closer to home, the campaigns of 9th-District Congressional candidates Democrat Shelli Yoder and Rep. Todd Young, R-Ind., aren’t spending anywhere near that amount. But there is a contrast in just how much each candidate brings in spending.




Indiana Sentate Debate

Abortion question captures spotlight

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Republican state treasurer Richard Mourdock incited national attention in Tuesday’s U.S. Senate debate when he said he does not accept rape as an excuse for abortion.Even pregnancies from rape are the will of God, Mourdock said.


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GOP addresses checks, balances concerns in Monroe County

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Hogan said the plan was passed by the Board of Commissioners in February 2012, allegedly disregard Monroe County Comprehensive Land Use Planing public input in the process. Hogan claimed that no ordinances have been passed with reference to the plan because “to do so prior to the election could prove disastrous to the incumbents.”


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The Last Word

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In their third and final debate Monday night, President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney discussed foreign policy.


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Ind. releases updated registration numbers

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Statistics released by the Indiana Election Division show 477,427 individuals either registered to vote for the first time or updated their personal information between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30 of this year. Of that group, 159,958 were new registrations, and 317,469 were updates.