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Daily Local News – May 19th, 2014

There will be a protest at the Chipotle Restaurant on Kirkwood Avenue Saturday, May 24th; The Monroe County Commission accepted a $119,000 state grant May 16th to pay for a program aimed at protecting endangered adults; Hoosiers are being reminded to ‘click it or ticket.’ Bloomington Police Department is increasing efforts to enforce proper seatbelts and restraints with Memorial Day …

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Governor Mike Pence Unveils New Health Care Plan

Last week Governor Mike Pence unveiled his plan for covering the 350,000 Hoosiers who have been ineligible for both Affordable Care Act coverage and the Healthy Indiana Plan during the past year as Pence has resisted adopting the ACA and accepting federal funding to provide health insurance to those in need. The Daily Local news ran reports from affordable insurance …

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Activate! – Sandy Myers & Don Westerhouse: Habitat for Humanity ReStore


Sandy Myers, volunteer coordinator for the Habitat for Humanity ReStore and Don Westerhouse, a ReStore volunteer, discuss the ReStore’s mission and put out the call for the community to Fill the Gap by volunteering with them this summer. Join the ReStore team at http://www.monroecountyhabitat.org/restore/storevolunteer. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:50 — 5.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Daily Local News – May 16, 2014

A new study out of the University of California says Indiana could bring about $39 million to the state economy over three years by ending the ban on same-sex marriage; State regulators gave their blessing this week to a new $630 million power plant to be built near Martinsville; Governor Mike Pence will have a new chief of staff starting …

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Diversity and Graduation at Indiana University

For today’s WFHB feature exclusive, correspondent Drew Daudelin spoke with Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers, about on-time graduation rates and diversity issues at Indiana University and across the state. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:36 — 7.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Hola Bloomington – May 16, 2014

Hostess Cristy Padilla and Maria Auxiliadora talk to Lillian Casillas  (director of La Casa) and Mario Garcilazo about the summer opportunities for youth. Also our segment of sports, “desde los pasillos…” and the events of the week. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:18 — 53.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Volunteer Connection – May 16, 2014

A weekly snapshot of how people of all ages can match their time and talents to local needs. Each week Volunteer Connection brings you the “featured five” – five ways to get involved NOW! Volunteer Connection is a co-production of WFHB and the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network, working together to build an empowered, vibrant, and engaged community! Podcast: Play …

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Daily Local News – May 15, 2014

Indiana Legislators of all political affiliations applauded Governor Mike Pence’s proposal for “Healthy Indiana Plan Two-point-oh,” revealed this morning; The Bloomington City Council showed support May 14th for a proposed co-housing community on the southeast side of town; On Tuesday, Governor Mike Pence today named Jim Atterholt Chief of Staff, effective next Monday, May 19. FEATURE Bloomington Playwrights Project’s final …

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Chad Rabinovitz, Producing Artistic Director of the Bloomington Playwrights Project

Bloomington Playwrights Project’s final show of the 2013-2014 season, the original musical “Greta”, opens tomorrow night at 7:30pm. WFHB correspondent Jennifer Whitaker spoke to Chad Rabinovitz, Producing Artistic Director of the Bloomington Playwrights Project, about his personal story, the new show and BPP’s summer education opportunities for children and teens for this WFHB feature exclusive. Podcast: Play in new window …

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EcoReport – Matt Reynolds: President of Indigenous

In today’s EcoReport feature, Matt Reynolds, President of the clothing line Indigenous, discusses the sustainability and eco-friendly practices of the company. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:59 — 8.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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