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Bloomington, Indiana is located in Monroe County. Zip codes in Bloomington, IN include 47403, 47408, and 47406. The median home price in Bloomington is $159,900 which is roughly $104/per square foot. More Bloomington information.

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Venezuelan police arrested a man born in Miami for attempted murder, possible illegal arms dealing

Venezuelan officials were holding a U.S. citizen born in Miami, his Venezuelan wife and sister-in-law Thursday, while investigating them for their alleged involvement in terrorist activities Venezuelan authorities charged Todd Michael Leininger, 32, with attempted murder in the shooting of Jorge Santos Sandoval.


10 hrs ago | WBIW-AM Bedford

Bloomington City Council Overturns Mayoral Veto On Deer Hunt

The council voted 7-2 to override Mayor Mark Kruzan's veto on an ordinance that adds an exception to city code to allow for sharpshooting deer at Griffy Lake Nature Preserve.


11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Bloomington, Indiana council overrides deer hunt plan veto

Sharpshooters will be allowed to thin the deer herd at a Bloomington nature preserve after the City Council voted to override the mayor's veto of the proposal.


Wed Apr 23, 2014


Study: Iron consumption can increase risk for heart disease

A new study from the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington has bolstered the link between red meat consumption and heart disease by finding a strong association between heme iron, found only in meat, and potentially deadly coronary heart disease.


Business Wire

Monroe County YMCA Chooses Jason Winkle As New CEO

He replaces Roberta Kelzer. She announced earlier this year that she was stepping down after 28 years of working at the YMCA, the last 15 as the non-profit association's CEO.



Padraig Lysandrou, KC9UUS, is Goldfarb Scholarship Winner

The ARRL Foundation Board of Directors has awarded the 2014 William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship to Padraig Lysandrou, KC9UUS, of Bloomington, Indiana.


Tue Apr 22, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Hipster Brewery Rebranding - Upland Brewing Co.'s New Modern Beer...

Taking on the humongous task of a complete rebranding for the Bloomington, Indiana-based Upland Brewing Co.


Journal and Courier

Hunger Hike organizers announce $125K fundraisinga

ABOVE: Volunteers John Wischmeier, left, and Kevin Lutes bag turnip greens Monday at Food Finders Food Bank, 50 Olympia Court, in Lafayette.


Remembering Jason Molina, A Musician Who Refused To Look Back

A little over a year ago, singer-songwriter Jason Molina died at 39 due to complications from alcohol addiction .


Too ugly to act?

The 'August: Osage County' star accepted an honorary doctoral degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana on Wednesday and during a Q&A afterwards she admitted she once thought all actresses were vain.


Mon Apr 21, 2014


Death of Public Figures Provides Important Opportunities for Health Education

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- An Indiana University study of reactions to the 2011 death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs suggests health communicators have a critical window of opportunity after a public figure dies to disseminate information about disease prevention and detection.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Accused bomb maker faces court on battery charge

Ryder Pickens, 20, Bloomington, a former Indiana University student, was arrested in January 2014 on suspicion of attempting to manufacture a destructive device.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Journal

Pair arrested after traffic stop in Center Grove area

Two men were arrested after police said syringes and drug paraphernalia were found in a vehicle during a traffic stop in the Center Grove area Thursday afternoon.


Daily Journal

Bloomington mayor vetoes preserve deer hunt plan

The mayor of Bloomington has vetoed an ordinance that would allow sharpshooters to thin the deer heard at a city nature preserve.


Thu Apr 17, 2014


Actress Meryl Streep receives IU honorary degree

<![CDATA[BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Actress Meryl Streep can add an honorary doctoral degree from Indiana University to her collection that includes three Academy Awards. University President Michael McRobbie presented the honorary degree to Streep during a ceremony Wednesday. Streep was visiting the Bloomington campus to give IU's filmmaker lecture. The Herald-Times reports ( ) Streep told the audience that her advice to young women is to not worry so much about their weight, saying girls spend too much time thinking about it. She said young men and women should realize that "what makes you strange" is your strength because that's what gets you noticed. Streep's husband, sculptor Don Gummer, grew up in Indianapolis and studied at IU's art school.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

Bloomington brewer taps Indy ad firm, French designer to recast beer labels

The fomenters of fermentation at Upland Brewing Co. figure they've produced more than 100 distinct potions since 1998.


The Republic

Local Police & Fire

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county and state police, fire and hospital agencies.


Tue Apr 15, 2014


Actress Meryl Streep to receive honorary degree from Indiana University

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. Students on the IU Bloomington will be treated to a very special guest Wednesday.



IDB - SAS Defense Panel Serves Up Advice for Analytics Students at...

The Institute for Defense and Business and SAS participated on a panel at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business at their 2nd Kelley Forum on Business Analytics in Bloomington, Indiana on April 4, 2014.



Upgrades contracted to State Road 37 for I-69

Flood Warning issued April 14 at 10:42AM EDT expiring April 18 at 4:00PM EDT in effect for: Parke, Vermillion, Vigo Flood Warning issued April 15 at 11:02AM EDT expiring April 16 at 11:01AM EDT in effect for: Jackson, Lawrence, Washington Freeze Warning issued April 15 at 10:04AM EDT expiring April 16 at 10:00AM EDT in effect for: Daviess, Greene, ... (more)



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