Morgan County

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Numerous small businesses displaced by Interstate 69

About 15 businesses along the 21-mile stretch of SR 37 between Bloomington and Martinsville have been affected by the impending Interstate 69 construction.
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Final path of I-69 to Indianapolis could be 3 years away

The state says no decision can be made until a Tier 2 environmental impact statement is completed. That process is expected to take two to three years.
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Logging plan for Indiana forest draws opposition

The group Hoosier Forest Watch maintains that the logging work would damage the 1,500-acre back-country section of Morgan-Monroe State Forest near Bloomington. The state disagrees.
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State OKs private financing for roadwork

The Indiana Department of Transportation will press ahead with a request for proposals on Interstate 69 from Bloomington to Martinsville, in hopes that a public-private partnership will stretch limited state funds.
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IPL's $631M power plant to start construction in 2014

Plans for the plant, officially announced Wednesday, call for an environmentally friendly facility outside of Martinsville that could produce 650 megawatts of power. Construction could employ 660 workers.
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Indiana town takes unusual step to gain control of utility

Mooresville’s bid to purchase water operations likely will be decided in court.
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I-69 leg gobbling up state's road funding

As legislators brace for a $250 million annual transportation spending gap down the road, the Indiana Department of Transportation has designated more than one-third of its entire federal highway aid this year toward building 27 miles of Interstate 69 between Crane and Bloomington.
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Airport neighbors team up on 'AeroVision'

Mayor Greg Ballard is expected on Jan. 30 to lay out plans for a cross-county economic development area anchored by Indianapolis International Airport that promises to quell political divisions and clear the way for investment.
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Mayors organize to tackle regional issues

The leaders of 18 central Indiana cities and towns have formed a group that intends to address regional concerns, starting with a proposed $1.3 billion, 10-year mass transit plan.
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Indiana town sues in bid to take over water services

A central Indiana town is suing Indiana American Water Co., seeking to wrest control of local water services from the utility.
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