Jail for pair who killed man in

Jail for pair who killed man in

Preston Crown Court heard how victim Steven Pye, 50, was fatally attacked the morning after co defendant Miles Andrew Whitfield mistakenly thought he had stolen his wallet and Blackberry phone.

Judge Mark Brown, the Recorder of Preston, said if Whitfield and co defendant Mark Smith had simply waited before going around to the house in which Mr Pye was staying in Colne they would have discovered the items had been found by a woman in the street. She handed them in to police hours after the fatal attack which happened in Venables Avenue, Colne, at around 11.20am on July 18.

Prosecuting, Robert O’Sullivan QC said the night before the attack Mr Pye had gone to the house which Whitfield shared with his girlfriend in Allendale Street, Colne, to take crack cocaine with him.

At some point Mr Pye left the house but when Whitfield couldn’t find his phone and wallet he accused the victim of stealing them. Simple.”

The court heard that the following morning Smith suggested that he, Whitfield and a third man, Anthony Joseph Turner, went to Mr Pye’s house to retrieve the items.

Mr O’Sullivan said Turner drove Smith and Whitfield to Venables Avenue in his red Volvo estate and knocked on the door of the victim’s house.

When Mr Pye came out of the house he was punched by Smith to the right side of the face, between the cheek and ear. The court heard that Mr Pye’s neck suddenly rotated, causing an artery to tear. That resulted in a brain haemorrhage, which led to cardiac arrest. Mr O’Sullivan said it was a result of that blow that Mr Pye died and not the resultant fall to the floor.

But eyewitnesses said they heard Smith threatening to stamp on Mr Pye’s head. Smith and Whitfield dragged Mr Pye into the road and then propped him up against a wall, before they were driven away by Turner. Neither of the men called for an ambulance and when asked if Mr Pye was OK by a passer by one of them claimed he had just fainted.

When paramedics did arrive Mr Pye was found unconscious and not breathing. He went into cardiac arrest on the way to Royal Blackburn Hospital, although he was revived. He was transferred to Royal Preston Hospital where he had an operation to relieve the pressure on his brain but died on July 19.

Smith, Whitfield and Turner were all arrested but gave no comment in police interview. While being taken back to his cell Whitfield said to an officer: “It was a one punch wonder. Not by me.”

When all three men were in the back of a police van a few days later Whitfield said Mr Pye shouldn’t have taken his belongings, adding: “Or else he wouldn’t have got a crack like. Simple as that.”

Smith, 40, of no fixed address, Whitfield, 42, and Turner, 64, of New Oxford Street, Colne, all pleaded not guilty to murder.

Smith and Whitfield pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the day their trial was due to start. The prosecution offered no evidence against Turner on both the murder and manslaughter allegations.

Mr Jeffries said: “When he arrived at the scene because it wasn’t his phone or wallet he sat on a wall playing on his phone. He wasn’t initially engaged with what follows. He accepts his part and that he delivered the blow which ultimately results in death.”

Defending Whitfield, Christopher Daw QC said his client had been friends with the victim for 28 years and had not intended for him to die.

Sentencing both men to six years, Judge Brown said: “Human life can’t be restored. Nor can its loss ever be measured by a sentence of the court. Although Mr Pye had issues with alcohol and drugs he could have expected to live for a good many years. You have taken those years away from him.”
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Jaguars QB Bortles says criticism unlikely to stop

Jaguars QB Bortles says criticism unlikely to stop

Blake Bortles’ first postseason victory came with a hefty dose of criticism, maybe even more than ever before.

The Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback handled it as well as he did Buffalo’s pass rush.

“It’ll probably never stop,” Bortles said Wednesday. “There’s people that think LeBron James sucks, so if that happens, I’m sure there will be a lot of people that always think I suck.”

The latest insults came from Tennessee Titans safety Kevin Byard and retired NFL quarterback Chris Simms.

Byard told the Tennessean this week he wants to make New England’s Tom Brady looks like Bortles. Byard intercepted two of Bortles’ passes in the regular season finale in Nashville.

“This is a playoff game, so I don’t really care if it was Joe Montana,” Byard said. “You know what I’m saying? I’m trying to go out there and win the game. I want to make him look like Blake Bortles if I can and try to catch a couple picks. Yates (Houston) and Nathan Peterman (Buffalo).

Former Jaguars left tackle Tony Boselli called into the show to defend Bortles, saying it’s “the most ignorant, asinine statement I’ve ever heard.”

None of it seemed to bother Bortles, who has been sullied all season .

Titans defensive end Jurrell Casey told a Nashville radio station last week that “as long as Bortles is back there, if the ballgame is in his hands, he’s going to choke.”

Bortles also has been publicly ripped by Houston defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, Seattle safety Earl Thomas and Cincinnati linebacker Vontaze Burfict in the past two months.

“Players or peers talking about you is a little new,” Bortles said last week.

Bortles’ performance against the Bills was far from his best.

He completed 12 of 23 passes for 87 yards and a touchdown. He never settled into a rhythm,
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and with the game tied in the second half, he stopped throwing and starting scrambling. He finished with 88 yards on the ground, becoming the first quarterback since Atlanta’s Michael Vick in 2004 to win a playoff game with more rushing yards than passing.

“There’s two different ways to look at it,” Bortles said. “You kind of look at the numbers and look at the game and say, ‘You played terrible.’ Or you look at it and say, ‘Things weren’t going right here and you found a way to win and be efficient and move the ball and do different things.’ I think that’s how I feel about it. We didn’t have our A game. I missed a couple throws. Things weren’t going well.

“But you know scrambling around and doing some different things, and guys making some plays, we found a way to score one more time than they did. That’s all you’ve got to do.”

The Jaguars (11 6) won the wild card game 10 3, with the lone touchdown coming on Bortles’ 1 yard pass on a fourth and goal play, and advanced to play at second seeded Pittsburgh (13 3) on Sunday.

Jacksonville beat the Steelers 30 9 in Pittsburgh earlier this season. Bortles threw just one pass in the second half as the Jags dominated thanks to five interceptions, including two returned for touchdowns, and a season high 231 yards rushing.

Bortles completed 8 of 14 passes for 95 yards, with an interception.

“Hopefully we can throw less,” Bortles said. “That would be awesome. Leonard goes off again and those guys up front play as well they did last time and we can run the ball up there and not have to throw at all. That was something that happened last time,
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but you never know. . It could be another one of those games or it could be you go up there and throw it 50 times.”

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Ivy League College Student Found Dead in O

Ivy League College Student Found Dead in O

A University of Pennsylvania student who disappeared in an Orange County park while visiting his hometown during winter break has been found dead, officials announced Wednesday, and a vigil was held for him later in the evening.

Blaze Bernstein is seen in an undated photo shared by his family.

Homicide investigators have been called in to handle the case, which was opened after 19 year old Blaze Bernstein was reported missing after a visit to Borrego Park in the Foothill Ranch area of Lake Forest, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement. County Sheriff’s Lt.

A 25 member crew from the sheriff’s search and rescue force had combed the area from Friday to Sunday,even at one point deploying drones, but found nothing.

Bernstein’s body was not positively identifieduntil Wednesday morning, at which point his parents were notified, according to Valentine.

An autopsy was performed on Wednesday to determine an official cause of death, deputies said. Officials were withholding further information about his body and the condition in which it was found, citing the ongoing investigation. Park Extends Into Weekend

“Based on what they saw, sheriff’s investigators do believe this is a homicide,” he said during a Wednesday afternoon press conference.

The police chief also noted that weather conditions contributed to the discovery.

“Rain was definitely a factor that helped us find the location,” Valentine said. on Jan. 2 to meet another friend, his parents previously said.

He vanished after walking farther into the park to find the second friend, while the friend who drove him went into a bathroom. The last time he was heard from was around half an hour later, when he sent a final text to a female friend.

From left: Jeanne Pepper Bernstein and Gideon Bernstein, the parents of Blake Bernstein, appear at a press conference following the announcement of their son’s death, Jan. 10, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

After that, his phone apparently stopped working and couldn’t be tracked using the Find My iPhone app, his parents said.

The friend who went to the park with him said he left after Bernstein failed to return. Vanishes After Going to Meet Friend at Park in Foothill Ranch

The 19 year old was officially reported missing by his parents on Jan. 3.

His parents believed he didn’t intend to be gone for long as he left home without his wallet, ID and glasses. They also maintain he had “zero tolerance” for drugs and alcohol and don’t think illicit substances played a role.

During Wednesday’s press conference, his father, Gideon Bernstein, spoke on behalf of himself and his wife, Jeanne Pepper Bernstein.

“Blaze was a brilliant, colorful and charismatic man who shined light on all of the lives of the people and communities he touched,” he said. “Needless to say our family is devastated by the news. We like so many of you around the world loved Blaze, and we wanted nothing more than to seek his safe return.”

Later, on Wednesday, family and friends gathered at a candlelight vigil in the teen’s hometown of Lake Forest to mourn his death.
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Ivanka Trump store to open in Trump Tower lobby

Ivanka Trump store to open in Trump Tower lobby

FILE In this June 27, 2017, file photo, Ivanka Trump applauds during an event in Washington. An Ivanka Trump branded store was scheduled to open in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, selling handbags, jewelry and candles. A representative for the first daughter brand says the store on Manhattan Fifth Avenue will add shoes and clothes in 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

NEW YORK An Ivanka Trump branded store is opening in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, selling handbags, jewelry and candles.

Trump, who is now an assistant to her father, President Donald Trump, gave up day to day management of her brand this year. Her ownership still allows her to profit off her rising profile, which has prompted criticism from ethics experts.

After the election the brand became politically charged. Department store Nordstrom stopped selling Ivanka Trump clothing, citing declining sales,
Ivanka Trump store to open in Trump Tower lobby
which caused shopper boycotts. President Trump criticized Nordstrom, while a top adviser urged shoppers to “go buy Ivanka’s stuff.”

News of the store opening was first reported by Bloomberg.

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Ivanka Trump has learned well from her father’s cons

Ivanka Trump has learned well from her father’s cons

Ivanka Trump is for working women the way her father is for the working class: In both cases, the Trumps really just want their money.

President Trump’s daughter built her brand around women’s “empowerment,” by which I mean monetizing the anxieties and insecurities of stressed out moms.

From the beginning, her stated goal was to help professional women dig deep down inside their souls and tap their inner purchasing power. She launched her jewelry line because the “concept of a self purchasing female was lost among the traditional jewelers,” her website explains without apparent irony.

The company eventually expanded “into a solution oriented lifestyle brand, dedicated to the mission of inspiring and empowering women to create the lives they want to lead.”

Pseudo feminism became crucial to selling Ivanka Trump branded books, handbags and heels. Hey, $135 leopard print pumps can’t be frivolous if they help the sisterhood.

So what are Trump’s feminist bona fides, other than her throwaway WomenWhoWork hashtaggery?

She publicly advocates paid family leave, even though she contracted out the designs of her clothing line to a firm that offered zero weeks of paid maternity leave.

She claims to champion equal pay for equal work. At last year’s Republican convention, for example, she spoke of the need to close the gender pay gap perhaps in part so her fans would have the cash necessary to shop her convention look (which she immediately urged them to do, via Twitter).

And on Equal Pay Day this year, she posted on Instagram that “it is the responsibility of all Americans to come together in pursuit of equal pay.”

Last week, however, she publicly endorsed a White House decision to trample a modest equal pay enforcement initiative.

For years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has required large companies to report data on the race/ethnicity, gender and job category of their workers. Last fall, the Obama administration said that this annual reporting requirement should also include anonymized information on compensation, with the goal of increasing pay transparency.

With little fanfare, the Trump administration just indefinitely halted this rule, which was slated to take effect next March. And rather than the usual “anonymous source” leaks about how Ivanka Trump really, truly didn’t want such a dreadful thing to happen, she released a statement offering her blessing.

“Ultimately, while I believe the intention was good and agree that pay transparency is important, the proposed policy would not yield the intended results,” her statement said. “We look forward to continuing to work with EEOC, [the Office of Management and Budget], Congress and all relevant stakeholders on robust policies aimed at eliminating the gender wage gap.”

She offered no “robust” substitute policies. But she did offer moms a discount for massage services.

That’s right: On the same day the Trump administration quashed the EEOC rule, Trump International Hotel in Washington tweeted out a special coupon for any parents buying services at The Spa by IVANKA TRUMP.

At best these about faces on “women’s issues” are hollow marketing, at worst a con. The game is to say whatever needs to be said to part a mark from her money, and then move on.

It’s a trick Ivanka Trump learned well from her father.

Papa Trump, after all, ran on a platform of helping the fabled Forgotten Man through promises to plump his paycheck, revive his obsoleted jobs, discount his health care and otherwise return him to his former economic and cultural glory.

None of this is happening, of course. It was all a scheme to take the Forgotten Man’s money.

I don’t just mean through the usual chintzy merchandizing route, by selling a spot on a brass plaque in Trump Tower for a $49 donation or hawking the $40 USA hats he wore during his recent Texas photo ops.

I mean the big money: the Forgotten Man’s entitlements.

Trump is hellbent on passing a massive tax cut for the rich. Right now the tax cut looks to be unfunded. Just because it isn’t being paid for now, though, doesn’t mean it will go unpaid for forever.
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Ivanka promotion an ethics violation

Ivanka promotion an ethics violation

WASHINGTON The White House on Thursday said a top adviser to President Donald Trump had been “counseled” after using a television appearance from the West Wing to promote the clothing and jewelry line sold under the brand of Trump’s daughter.

The endorsement, in which Kellyanne Conway told Fox News Channel viewers to “go buy Ivanka’s stuff,” appeared to violate a key ethics rule barring federal employees from using their public office to endorse products. The White House reaction was a rare acknowledgment of an ethical misstep.

Conway’s remarks drew a sharp and unusual rebuke from a top Republican lawmaker, House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R Utah, who said Conway’s comments were “absolutely wrong, wrong, wrong” and “clearly over the line.”

Chaffetz, who has resisted calls by Democrats to investigate potential conflicts related to President Trump’s businesses, joined with the Oversight Committee’s ranking Democrat, Rep. Elijah Cummings (Md.), in sending a letter to the Office of Government Ethics calling Conway’s comments “unacceptable.” The letter asked the agency to recommend discipline given that Trump, who as Conway’s agency head would ordinarily take action, holds an “inherent conflict of interest” due to the involvement of his daughter’s business.

In a terse comment to reporters Thursday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Conway had been “counseled on the subject” but did not say whether she would be disciplined. Spicer did not say why Conway’s statements had required the intervention, and the White House declined to answer further questions.

The incident was the latest illustration of how the Trump White House has struggled to grapple with long established ethics rules as the president has attempted to balance the potentially competing interests of his new public position and his family’s vast business holdings.

The matter has grown politically thorny in recent weeks as many opponents of Trump’s policies have waged a campaign to boycott the family’s brands and protest at its properties. The tensions underscore the difficulty Trump faces in carrying through on his vow to separate his presidency from his businesses particularly given that he and his daughter have refused to divest their ownership stakes.

The president has faced criticism from ethics experts and Democratic lawmakers who have warned that his public power could be misused to enrich him and his family. Trump has turned the management of his businesses over to his two adult sons and a longtime executive.

While Trump has said that most ethics laws and rules do not apply to the president, Conway’s stumble Thursday served as a reminder that staffers are nonetheless subject to those provisions.

The Conway episode followed other instances in which Trump’s political rise and his presidency have provided a promotional platform for the family businesses.

On Monday, first lady Melania Trump filed a lawsuit accusing a British news company of publishing an inaccurate story that hurt her ability to take advantage of a “once in a lifetime opportunity” to build her brand of jewelry and accessories. The lawsuit said that the August 2016 article, which falsely suggested Melania Trump had once worked for an escort service, damaged her ability to build “multimillion dollar business relationships for a multi year term” and damaged her brand during a time when Trump “is one of the most photographed women in the world.”

A day later, after ethics experts criticized the notion of Melania Trump attempting to make money from her public role, her lawyer and a spokeswoman issued statements saying the first lady “has no intention” of using her position for profit.

The first family has struggled to cleanse its public appearances of private entanglements.

In his official White House online biography, Donald Trump boasts of the success of the business he still owns and cites his book “The Art of the Deal,” which remains for sale.

Melania Trump’s initial online biography referenced her jewelry line, once sold on the cable television channel QVC, and noted its trademark, a registration now overseen by a federal office led by her husband.

Ivanka Trump, whose brand includes dresses, shoes, skirts, handbags, jewelry and accessories, much of which is sold online and at dozens of the United States’ largest retailers and department store chains, mixed her business and newly elevated political profile shortly after the election.

Hours after she was interviewed by “60 Minutes” about her father’s victory, her jewelry line alerted journalists to the fact that she was wearing an Ivanka brand diamond bracelet, which viewers could buy for $10,800.

Conway’s endorsement of Ivanka Trump’s brand followed a tweet Wednesday by President Trump complaining that his daughter had “been treated so unfairly” by the department store Nordstrom, which dropped her clothing line, citing slow sales.

Conway touted Ivanka Trump’s “wonderful line” of clothing and shoes during an interview Thursday morning with “Fox Friends” from the White House briefing room.

Responding to national boycotts of Ivanka Trump merchandise, Conway said, “Go buy Ivanka’s stuff is what I would tell you.”

“I’m going to give a free commercial here,” she added. “Go buy it today, everybody. You can find it online.”

Experts quickly seized on Conway’s remarks as a direct violation of Office of Government Ethics rules. Don W. Fox, a former OGE general counsel and now the office’s acting director, said Conway’s statements were “jaw dropping” and “a clear violation of rules prohibiting misuse of public office for anyone’s private gain.”

Peter Schweizer, who has worked closely with Trump chief strategist Stephen Bannon and wrote a book, “Clinton Cash,” that was critical of donations to the Clinton Foundation, said, “They’ve crossed a very, very important, bright line, and it’s not good.”

“To encourage Americans to buy goods from companies owned by the first family is totally out of bounds and needs to stop,” Schweizer added. “Clearly, the Trumps feel some of this is related to politics. But whether that’s true or not, these marketing battles need to be fought by Ivanka and her company. They cannot and should not be fought by government employees and the White House.”

Schweizer said it was time for Trump “to move beyond the mind set and the role of a businessman and assume the mantle of commander in chief.”

Federal law states that the director of the Office of Government Ethics can advise the White House and Conway of the violation and recommend disciplinary action. But the OGE’s recommendations are nonbinding, and the ultimate decision resides with the White House.

OGE officials did not respond to requests for comment. By midmorning, the agency’s website had crashed, and the OGE’s official Twitter account said that the office’s phone and email systems were receiving “an extraordinary volume” of citizen input about “recent events.”

The office tweeted that its role is to help prevent ethics violations but not to investigate allegations that rules have been broken a job reserved for the FBI, inspectors general and other watchdogs. Still, the OGE notifies agencies of possible ethics violations and asks for reports on any action taken, a process the office indicated it is “actively following,” according to the OGE’s tweets.
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IV bag shortage has hospitals scrambling to treat flu

IV bag shortage has hospitals scrambling to treat flu

In this Monday, Jan. push of antibiotics to Alice McDonald at ProMedica Toledo Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. hospitals already scrambling to maintain patient care amid. In this Monday, Jan. push of antibiotics to Alice McDonald at ProMedica Toledo Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. hospitals already scrambling to maintain patient care amid.

LINDA A. (AP) An ongoing shortage of fluids used to deliver medicine and treat dehydrated patients has hospital workers scrambling in the midst of a nasty flu season and supplies from factories in storm ravaged Puerto Rico have been slow to rebound. supply of fluid filled bags used to deliver sterile solutions to patients.

Flu season has turned out to be a bad one and it came early, bringing patients in need of fluids into hospitals already running low.

Hospital officials, pharmacists and other staff have been devising alternatives and workarounds, training doctors and nurses on new procedures and options, and hitting the phones to try to secure fluids from secondary suppliers.

“If we can’t support patients coming in emergency rooms who have the flu, more people are going to die,” predicts Deborah Pasko, director of medication safety and quality at the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, a professional group. Food and Drug Administration said last week it believes shortages will start to ease over the next few weeks, but stressed “the production situation in Puerto Rico remains fragile.”

Puerto Rico’s power grid is being slowly restored and the last of three Baxter International factories there that make saline bags and nutrient solutions was reconnected just before Christmas. But intermittent power outages are still slowing Baxter’s efforts to get back to full production.

Only a few other companies make those solutions, and supplies never fully recovered after a 2014 shortage of saline bags.

Now many hospitals are only getting half or two thirds of what they order, and have only a few days’ worth of saline on their shelves.

“No one wants to come out and make it sound like their hospital isn’t safe,” but problems will worsen if shortages don’t ease soon, Pasko said.

Pasko and other hospital officials said they worry that changes in procedures and products could lead to errors.

Some hospital officials say the severity of shortages stabilized over the holidays, when elective surgeries and other services drop, but others say shortages are worsening.

Several noted a cascade effect, with new shortages created as hospitals all try the same workarounds. For instance, syringe supplies are running low because many patients are now getting injections instead of IV drips.

“Everything is hard to get because people are getting whatever they can,” said Deborah Sadowski, director of pharmacy services at Deborah Heart and Lung Center, a specialized hospital in southern New Jersey.

The worst shortage is for small saline bags. Hospitals use hundreds or thousands daily to hydrate patients and to dilute antibiotics, painkillers and other drugs, then hang bags from a pole so the mix slowly drips through a tube and into a vein.

Deliveries of those have been most unpredictable, said David Chen, a pharmacy director with Promedica, which operates 13 hospitals in Ohio and Michigan.

“Some facilities are getting virtually zero. Other are having them trickle in. You never know what you’re going to get,” Chen said.

The FDA has been trying to boost supplies, giving two additional companies approval to start selling saline bags, likely within a couple months. It also gave Baxter permission to temporarily import sterile fluids from six overseas factories. hospitals since October, but hospital officials say that hasn’t been enough.

Erin Fox, who tracks nationwide drug shortages and heads the University of Utah health system’s drug information and support services, said its hospital system now has five to eight pharmacists a day working on nothing but managing shortages.

Shortages are also hitting surgery centers, cancer clinics that infuse chemotherapy, dialysis centers and companies that provide regular infusions to home bound patients.

An Atlanta area hospital run by Cancer Treatment Centers of America has had to rent special pumps to empty liter size saline bags into many smaller ones for individual patients, said pharmacy services director Jamie Joy.

Nutrient solution bags, also running low, are needed for far fewer patients than saline, but there are few substitutes, said Connie Sullivan, head of research and innovation at the National Home Infusion Association.

Its members have been swapping products with other infusion services and even limiting the number of new patients they accept.
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IU Health Bloomington Hospital to be demolished

IU Health Bloomington Hospital to be demolished

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) historic IU Health Bloomington Hospital will be demolished and the city will buy the property for $6.5 million, Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton announced Wednesday.

The hospital has stood at 1st Street and Rogers Street for 112 years. City leaders said they do not know yet what will be built on the 24 acre property.

trying to keep my mind open and let the community imagine what we want, but I fully expect it will be a mix. Housing, retail, commercial, job related, open space, Hamilton said.

IU Health announced plans in 2015 to build a new east side campus for their hospital and academic health center.

Hamilton said IU Health will demolish the old hospital and perform any remediation. The mayor said the site will be available in 2021.

there will be challenges. But I know the community is up for it. It going to be a big community discussion. What do we want? he said.

City leaders plan to meet with architects and designers in April to brainstorm possibilities. IU Health Bloomington Hospital President Matt Bailey said the money from the sale will go toward the design and development of the new campus.

focus is on the east side and trying to make sure we providing a new, patient centric experience, Bailey said. I going to rely on the community and the mayor and city officials to determine what would be the best use. new hospital will be built on the current site of the IU golf driving range.
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