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Activate! – Brown Co Humane/Pets Alive: Ingrid Skoog

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Ingrid Skoog, animal lover and long time volunteer with both Brown County Humane and Pets Alive!, talks about the importance of plugging into the community through your passion and the wonder of seeing your service bring results. Also, more volunteer opportunities to use teaching skills here in Bloomington from the Volunteer Network. Links: Brown County Humane Pets Alive Kennel Care …

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Questions for Governor Pence from Superintendent Glenda Ritz

Indiana Superintendent Glenda Ritz received more votes in the 2012 election than Governor Mike Pence yet has been stymied by his administration throughout her first term. In fact, speaking to the Bloomington Press Club this afternoon Ritz said during this upcoming legislative session, Pence could sign away the state’s  education budget to a new agency that he created. Her remarks …

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Daily Local News – September 15, 2014

Ahead of a statewide launch of the “Moral Mondays” movement in Indianapolis this weekend, Bloomington’s Moral Monday contingent is holding a meeting this evening at 7pm in meeting room one-bee of the Monroe County Public Library; Indiana health officials are reporting an increase in the number of children with respiratory illnesses; Starting October 10, IU’s Grunwald Gallery will be showcasing …

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Books Unbound – Frankenstein, Part 5

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was 18 when she and her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley, visited some literary friends and got involved in a challenge, to see who could write the most frightening story. Out of a group that included the poet Lord Byron, only Mary’s story of a scientist who goes too far has lasted as a landmark of fantastic literature. …

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Stephanie Boyles Griffin: Humane Society of the United States

In today’s EcoReport feature, Stephanie Boyles Griffin, from the Humane Society of the United States, talks about nonlethal methods to successfully reduce and manage deer populations.

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Local organizations receive grants to make Bloomington offically “Bike-Friendly”

Three organizations have received funds from the City of Bloomington to advance bicycle and pedestrian mobility in Bloomington. The Local-Motion grant program is an effort by the city to obtain bike-friendly community status from the League of American Bicyclists. Three thousand dollars were split between Middle Way House, the Bloomington Bike Project and Friends and the Buskirk Chumley Theater for …

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Military Suicide Prevention Act gains attention during Suicide Prevention Month

The Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act authored by Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly is scheduled to receive a full senate hearing this year, but in conjunction with Septembers’ Suicide Prevention Month Donnelly released a statement this week regarding a new report from the Department of Defense. According to the D-O-D in the first quarter of 2014 one hundred and twenty …

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Bloomington Beware! – Latest and Not So Greatest

Scams are everywhere these days! We’ll never be able to completely keep up, but here’s a list of some of the newer ones going around…and around…and around…

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Activate! – Teacher’s Warehouse: Jim Griffin & Janet Schell

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Volunteers Jim Griffin and Janet Schell talk about the importance of supporting teacher’s through their work at the Teacher’s Warehouse and about the great resource it provides to Bloomington’s educators and students. Also, more volunteer opportunities to use teaching skills here in Bloomington from the Volunteer Network. Links: Teacher’s Warehouse Bloomington Writing Project New Leaf New Life Computer Tutors Teachers …

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Local Live – Plateau Below

Plateau Below joins us for an intense night of Rock & Roll storytelling. Songs: 1. Evaline 2. Riverside 3. Eris 4. Valley 5. Yemeni Baby CREDITS Engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered Produced by Erin Tobey Executive Producer: Jim Manion Hosted by Jar

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