Volunteers across Bloomington, Indiana are temporarily trying to keep the homeless away from downtown so that they remain safe and unharmed, but according to officials this act is considered illegal. Sydney Franklin and Gretchen Frazee talked to a volunteer as well as the Mayor about what is going to happen next.
After 20 years of struggle and strife, midwives across Indiana are cheering as the bill to legalize the profession is passed and now needs Governor Mike Pence’s signature to make it official.
Indiana Public Media’s Sara Wittmeyer keeps Bloomington, Indiana updated throughout the day after Police Chief Keith Cash dies unexpectedly of a heart condition Wednesday, March 20th. WFIU/WTIU reporter Sydney Franklin went to the IU Police Department located on 17th Street to talk with his partner Laury Flint.
(videographer: Bill Shaw)
A bill that would initially allow those interested in the cosmetic industry such as hair and nail stylists to get a job without a license is currently going through the process of determination. Professionals in this industry are starting to get worried because they fear that anyone off the street could be a hair dresser or nail stylist.
Brown County is facing a deficit in their budget for education. However, when we spoke with them, they assured us laying off teachers and other employees would not be the solution to this problem. The Superintendent talks about other ways Brown County is going to deal with this situation.
One of the most anticipated games of the season is coming up as #3 IU takes on #1 Michigan. The hype is so high that ESPN’s College Game Day is broadcasting the event on national television. Coach Tom Crean talks about how the team will prepare at the IU Hoops Presser hosted Friday, February 1st. The game will be Saturday, February 2nd at 9 p.m.