City officials say the new regulations would allow adult businesses in about 4 percent of Bloomington.
Only about eight acres in Bloomington, accounting for less than 1 percent of the city, are available to adult bookstores, movie theaters, novelty stores and similar businesses.
All 166 employees were laid off on May 2, 2014, but Wynnchurch Capital quickly bought the business for $26 million and hired back 120 of the company's former stonecutters. Since then, the operation has added 43 workers.
Three hotel projects finished last year have added about 420 rooms to the city’s tourism industry. And at least 260 more are on the way by 2017’s end.
After years of a growing Indiana University student population dominating downtown housing, Bloomington city planners believe diversification is possible through the employees who “live, work and play” in the Certified Technology Park.
Mark White's newest invention is a 3D board game called "Mutation," a clicking, clacking puzzle ball. It's best described as tic-tac-toe on the surface of a sphere.
A GE Appliances spokeswoman says a $161 million investment announced three years ago was never made at a southern Indiana refrigerator factory where 160 jobs are now being cut.
Indiana University is about two weeks away from issuing a request for proposals on a lease that would last 30 to 50 years, Chief Financial Officer Neil Theobald said. A similar deal at The Ohio State University generated $483 million.
The encampment has brought in portable toilets to address sanitation issues and has set up a kitchen with a propane-fueled stove and a sign reading "Welcome Winter."