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Ellis reflects on campaign efforts in assessor race

As the cheers roared celebrating Todd Young’s victory at his Bloomington watch party, a different kind of atmosphere took hold of Republican assessor candidate William Ellis’ camp: “shell shock.” With 100 percent of precincts reporting, incumbent Monroe County Assessor Judy Sharp, a Democrat, defeated challenger Ellis with 55.78 percent of the vote.

Bailey concedes congressional race to Young

After the results were written on a white board in the Monroe County Democrats Office , Elizabeth Schlemmer , County Coordinator for Bill Bailey’s campaign, stepped forward to speak on his behalf.

Senior Tempestt Walker stands at the entrance of the Middle Way House, where she has been volunteering since February.

Want from within

Tempestt Walker is a survivor. A senior first-generation college student, she plans to graduate in May with a degree in public health. Tempestt and nearly 2,200 other IU students are the first in their families to attend college.

Health inspector Sylvia Garrison checks temperatures in the freezer at Bub’s Burgers & Ice Cream.

Down and dirty

A health inspector and distribution mechanic share the perils of their jobs and why they love what they do.

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Virginia McPherson, 85, the Wagoner's neighbor, holds the invitation she received last year to the funeral of one-year-old Zoey Wagoner Wednesday at her house. On Wednesday, the day of Matthew S. Wagoner's sentencing, she stayed inside her home in Greenfield with her dog Susie. Last May, on the day before Zoey was killed, she was sitting on her front porch with Susie when she saw Jessica Wagoner walking by in a stroller. Virginia went up and touched Zoey's hand and smiled at the infant. "I'll never forget the look on that child's face," she said.

Virginia McPherson, 85, the Wagoner's neighbor, holds the invitation she received last year to the funeral of one-year-old Zoey Wagoner Wednesday at her house. On Wednesday, the day of Matthew S. Wagoner's sentencing, she stayed inside her home in Greenfield with her dog Susie. Last May, on the day before Zoey was killed, she was sitting on her front porch with Susie when she saw Jessica Wagoner walking by in a stroller. Virginia went up and touched Zoey's hand and smiled at the infant. "I'll never forget the look on that child's face," she said.

Democratic candidate Eric Schmitz, embraces his wife after his victory for Monroe County Recorder is announced. Schmitz, along with other local democrats, addressed the Monroe County watch party Tuesday night.

Democratic candidate Eric Schmitz, embraces his wife after his victory for Monroe County Recorder is announced. Schmitz, along with other local democrats, addressed the Monroe County watch party Tuesday night.

Monroe County Assessor, Judy Sharp, speaks to the Monroe County Democrats watch party Tuesday. Sharp defeated her challenger, William Ellis, in the 2014 mid term elections.

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Interview with Discovery Channel cast member

Read Kayla Wood’s profile in tomorrow's paper. Wood is a cast member of Discovery Channel’s reality show “Porter Ridge.”

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IU grad student receives funding for transgender study

Joshua Trey Barnett, an associate instructor at the Department of Communication Studies at IU, recently received funding to study transgender issues in the military.

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A child creates a painting of Hoagy Carmichael on Wednesday to raise funds for the local organization at the Bloomington Boys and Girls Club.

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A member of the Bloomington Boys and Girls Club creates a painting of Hoagy Carmichael to raise funds for the local organization on Wednesday at the Bloomington Boys and Girls Club.

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