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Daily Local News – May 11, 2015

The Bloomington City Council has begun a process to make Bloomington’s Courthouse Square a Local Historic District; Fewer than 7 percent of Bloomington’s registered voters showed up to the polls during the municipal primary election last week; The reptile rescue and education team, Scaly Tailz, is asking for donations to help them relocate. FEATURE For decades, a group of chemical …

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Hola Bloomington – May 8, 2015

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Minerva Sosa, Luz Maria López y Maria Auxiliadora Viloria entrevistan a mamás de nuestra comunidad en honor al día de las madres. Hablan de lo que se significa ser mamá y de los mejores consejos que les dieron sus madres. Hola Bloomington hosts Minerva Sosa, Luz Maria López and Maria Auxiliadora Viloria interview moms from …

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Daily Local News – May 6, 2015

Just more than 7,000 Bloomington residents voted in this year’s municipal primary election, which ended last night; Governor Mike Pence has signed into law a bill giving Community Volunteer health care providers civil immunity; The Monroe County Community School Corporation held two cultural responsiveness workshops this school year; Rloomington’s Council of Neighborhood Associations, or CONA, has recognized a new group …

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Better Beware – Fake Surveys

Scammers are trying to get your personal info by tricking you into filling out a “customer service” survey, or some other questionnaire. These chances to give your feedback are often very useful – but here’s how to spot the phony ones.

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Daily Local News – May 5, 2015

We asked residents why they came out to vote; An HIV awareness campaign in southern Indiana called ‘You Are Not Alone’ has expanded its billboards and media to target travelers and truck drivers; A new program aiming to train unemployed or low-skilled Hoosiers has recently been announced by the state’s Family and Social Services Administration; On Friday, the Monroe County …

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IU Group Raises Relief Funds for Nepal Recovery Effort

The earthquake in Nepal last month has claimed the lives of more than seventy-five hundred people, according to a statement today from the country’s government. Another 14,500 people were injured. In Bloomington, a group at IU has been collecting money to help in the relief effort. On Friday, WFHB spoke with a professor who has been closely involved with the …

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The Ins and Outs of Money – Keep Your Scams Off My Money!

Scams are more prevalent than ever, says consumer watchdog Richard Fish. But by keeping a few basic guidelines in mind, you can protect yourself—and your money—from falling prey to many common swindles.

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Brown County Hour – Episode #38: May 3, 2015

Hammer and Hatchet

☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Musical guests: The Hammer & The Hatchett Jeff Tryon launches his new series, “My Brown County” Vera Grubbs interviews artist Monique Cagle ofSleepy Cat Studio Singer/songwriterCari Ray returns with another “For a Song” Poetry by Carol Marks, Chris Curtain and BCH Poet Laureate, Gunther Flumm Essays by Dave Seastrom and Rick Fettig Guest host Paulette Justice delivers …

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Books Unbound – Exploring with Robert McAlmon: ‘A Vacation’s Job,’ Part One

“Exploring with Robert McAlmon” is a three-episode series of fiction and poetry by one of the lesser-known Modernists. Born in 1895, McAlmon grew up in the small towns of the Midwest as the son of an itinerant Presbyterian minister, and he never developed the habit of staying in place. He knew and offered support as a publisher to many of …

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Hola Bloomington – May 1, 2015

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Minerva Sosa y Luz Maria López entrevistan a niños de nuestra comunidad en celebración del día del niño. Hablan de la tradición latinoamericana de celebrar este día y platican con los niños sobre sus planes para el futuro. Hola Bloomington hosts Minerva Sosa and Luz Maria Lopez interview children from our community in honor of “Día del Niño” or …

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