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Normal's Bridgestone tire plant, announced today that it will add 30 employees through a $12 million investment in the facility. The hiring process has commenced, as Bridgestone Americas already placed a “now hiring” sign outside.
Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner has canceled the 5:30 p.m. Monday special session where council members were expected to take action on the proposed “welcoming city” ordinance meant to reassure immigrants hesitant to report crimes for fear of deportation.
Bloomington's Miller Park Zoo has injected some much-needed life into the critically endangered Red Wolf species.
The Ecology Action Center is working to ensure income discrepancies do not impact equal access to recycling.
In a move that will level the playing field between Mayor Renner and the City Council, the Council will vote on a proposal to limit the mayor's abilities to set the council meeting agenda.
Gov. Bruce Rauner visited Illinois State University's Center for Performance Arts (CPA) Thursday.
Ahead of an informational meeting discussing a potential multi-family recycling ordinance this evening, the Ecology Action Center (EAC) raises community recycling goals.
The Bloomington Police Department has won the Community Policing in Action Photo Contest for the month of June from the office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS).