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Bloomington, Illinois is located in McLean County. Zip codes in Bloomington, IL include 61701, 61702, and 61799. The median home price in Bloomington is $174,900 which is roughly $90/per square foot. More Bloomington information.

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3 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

Illinois Loophole Allows Felons to Work at Carnivals

Alex and James Jacquart, two brothers from Manitowoc, Wisconsin, are accused of robbing and killing a man at the Heritage Days festival in Farmer City, Illinois last year.

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8 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

This rendering shows the proposed $20 million Indianapolis Downtown Transit Center.

IndyGo has chosen a Bloomington firm to build the new Downtown bus transit center for a bid of $16.9 million.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

SFGate

Simon touts Bloomington Internet program

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

SFGate

Lincoln library plans Stevenson family exhibit

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily Vidette

Aging baby-boomers leave McLean County's workforce in limbo

McLean County's labor force has dropped by 4,500 people since 2010, according to the Economic Development Council in Bloomington .

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The Daily Vidette

Webb pleads guilty to fatal crash involving Collinsa death

A 37-year-old Bloomington woman pleaded guilty Monday to being under the influence of alcohol during a crash, which took the life of Illinois State University student Michael Collins.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Herald

Websites offer new revenue options

Mary O'Connor, owner of Take a Bite Food Coaching Services, prepares ingredients as she makes a loaf of gluten-free bread in her shop in Bloomington.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Indiana Corn, Soybeans Outpacing Last Year's Production

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.- Indiana's soybean crop will outpace last year's production, according to an average of survey results collected in the state by scouts on a closely watched crop tour.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The News-Gazette

Unity East principal knows the territory

"I'm excited to be continuing my career here," Carver said. "It's every administrator's dream to continue in the building they've come to know and love."

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

PeoriaTimes-Observer

Governor Quinn announces Illinoisa unemployment rate drops to near six-year low

As Illinois' unemployment rate fell to its lowest point since August 2008, Governor Pat Quinn today visited Laborers Local 362 in Bloomington and Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 149 in Savoy to discuss the state's ongoing economic comeback.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Business Wire

Fitch Releases Report on Bloomington, IL

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Ag Professional

Raven announces Hawkeye nozzle control system

Raven Industries' Applied Technology Division announced Hawkeye , an innovative pressure-based nozzle control system that provides the most precise and accurate application across the entire sprayer boom, and the entire field.

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Daily Herald

Reinvention keeps Decatur business going

Indeed, construction of the Illinois Central was why Gus Hardy practically gave away his Decatur livery business to Virgil Parke, then 21, early on a Monday in 1854.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Breeze Courier

Jesse Marvin McMillan

Jesse Marvin McMillan, 90, of Clarksdale, IL, passed away Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 9:25 a.m. at his residence.

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Hispanic Business

Fitch Rates Bloomington, IL's GOs 'AA+'; Outlook Stable

In addition, Fitch affirms the following ratings: -- outstanding GO bonds at 'AA+'.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Public defender in Illinois' McLean County resigns

The Pantagraph in Bloomington reports that Kim Campbell's resignation was announced to her staff Friday by Judge Elizabeth Robb.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Doings Weekly

Niles North students attend annual IHSA Student Advisory Committee summer retreat

Members of the Illinois High School Association Student Advisory Committee gathered at the IHSA offices in Bloomington on August 3-4 to attend the group's annual retreat.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Moving at the Speed of Futuristic: Tempe Rapper Makes Moves to Go National

Hip-hop moves at the lightning-fast pace of the Internet these days, and Futuristic, a Tempe rapper on the verge of making it big, knows that better than anyone.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Milling Journal

White House Honors Young Illinois Soybean Producer Kate Danner

Bloomington, IL-Diversity within farming and the ability of the next generation to meet challenges were topics of conversation at the July 29 Champions of Change event at the White House in Washington, D.C. Kate Danner , a 25-year-old farmer from Aledo, Ill., represented the Illinois Soybean Association at the agriculture event, which hosted about ... (more)

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

FireHouse.com

Illinois Firefighter Puts Out Fire at Neighbor's House

An off-duty Bloomington fire captain put a fire out on his neighbor's deck with a garden hose which spared the house from any further damage.

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