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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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Brown County Hour – Episode #30

Hosted by Dave Seastrom and Vera Grubbs. First aired Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 9 AM on WFHB ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Bob Gustin, former editor of the Columbus Republic, discusses his perspective on the current state of journalism We talk to two young local participants in the National History Day competition held in Washington …

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Books Unbound – Frankenstein, Part 4

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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Sandy Shapshay: Bloomington Advocates for Nonviolent and Innovative Deer Stewardship

In today’s EcoReport feature, Sandy Shapshay, of the Bloomington Advocates for Nonviolent and Innovative Deer Stewardship, discusses the upcoming Non-lethal Deer Conflict Management Forum.

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Standing Room Only – Green History

On Wednesday, August 27 at 6 pm Susan Ferentinos, Public History Researcher, Consultant, and Writer, presented a program entitled “Historic Preservation as a Green Alternative.” The presentation centers on historic preservation and how it protects community. It also often is a far greener option than new building construction. In this talk, Ferentinos explores recent efforts between the historic preservation and …

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Local Live – 800 lb. Gorilla

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800 lb. Gorilla rips it up in the Local Live studio with their funky party rock. Songs: 1. What is it I Know 2. Terrace House 3. Snitty 4. Doldrums Hosted and mixed by Jar Engineered by Jim Lang & Dan Withered Produced by Erin Toby Executive Producer is Jim Manion

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Books Unbound – Frankenstein, Part 3

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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