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Current person in role: Jar Turner (2015-present)

Daily Local News – June 19, 2014

Bloomington’s annual celebration of local food fare – The Taste of Bloomington – is this Saturday from 3pm to 11pm, in Showers Common; Monroe County is making plans for what to do with debris from tornadoes or other disasters that could affect the area; The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority has released their plans for this summer’s Crisis Assistance …

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FLASHBACK: Firehouse Follies – Xmas Plot

Originally aired on Dec. 21, 2008 at the John Waldron Arts Center.

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Daily Local News – June 18, 2014

Plans continue to move forward for Bloomington’s first PRIDE Summerfest planned for early September; Bloomington’s co-housing group is working on building an intentional community on the south side of town, and late last month received City Council approval to move ahead with their plans; The Monroe County Community School Corporation expects to receive more than a million dollars to help …

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Local Educators to Travel to Denver for National Summit

Later this month the union that represents public school teachers across the country is holding a major summit in Denver. The National Education Association will make decisions about what goals to pursue in the coming year. Educators from Indiana will be there to share their experiences and opinions on subjects ranging from standardized testing to school safety. This morning Assistant …

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Bloomington Beware! – New Wrinkles

Fraudsters are always coming up with new ways to rip you off, and here are some of the weirdest and scariest scams that have popped up recently.

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Daily Local News – June 17, 2014

Indiana University will be deciding this week on the fate of six historic Bloomington houses; Bloomington and Monroe County officials pushed for answers June 13th about erosion problems that have persisted for more than a year along the planned route of Interstate 69; The state wants public input into its decision making process on designating which watersheds in Indiana may …

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Julia Karr on Writing and Adolescence

WFHB correspondent Michael Glab speaks with juvenile fiction author Julia Karr about writing and adolescent issues for today’s WFHB feature report.

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Bloomington’s Sister City, Santa Clara

Since 2013, members of local organization Cubamistad  starting working on an application to travel to Bloomington’s sister city Santa Clara, Cuba. The application required that all activities in Cuba be spelled out on the itinerary and that it be a meaningful interaction for Cubans and US visitors alike. After repeated delays in getting a response from the Office of Foreign …

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Daily Local News – June 16, 2014

Bloomington Transit is seeking  to adopt a code of conduct for passengers that prohibits “destructive behavior” on public transportation; The Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court is leaving his position; The Bloomington City Council discussed a resolution June 11th to approve an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement Between the City of Bloomington and Monroe County, Indiana in regards to the 2014 …

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Activate! – Community Kitchen of Monroe County Inc.: Pat Medland

Pat Medland, a 13 year volunteer with Community Kitchen of Monroe County, talks about the his experience with the Kitchen and the big need for volunteers over the summer. To volunteer, go to http://www.monroecommunitykitchen.com/volunteer.html.

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