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

Daily Local News – May 1, 2014

More tornado outbreaks are likely to occur through the warm months of April to July; The Indiana University Health hospitals in South Central Indiana hosted a food drive in March, in honor of National Nutrition Month; The Bloomington Commission on Aging is celebrating creativity and our aging population this month with the Fourth Annual Creative Aging Festival; This Saturday is …

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EcoReport – Piret Harmon: California State of Emergency

In today’s EcoReport feature, Piret Harmon, General Manager of the Scotts Valley Water District in California, discusses the newly announced state-of-emergency drought covering all of California, and how it is affecting the state’s economy and environment.

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Grassroots Conservatives Poll Straw

The group Grassroots Conservatives describes itself as a coalition of conservative Republicans, Tea Party Patriots, constitutionalists, independents, and libertarians who come together to pursue the American Dream. The group held a straw poll last night at the Monroe County Public Library, inviting members to select the Republican primary race candidates for Congress, County Council District 2, and County Council District …

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Daily Local News – April 30, 2014

By a vote of ten-to-one, the Indiana State Board of Education put an end to the current academic standards today, focusing on a new method they say will help students be more college and career ready; Members of boards and commissions in Bloomington will have to reveal financial information more regularly as a result of a new city policy; The …

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Bloomington Beware! – Publish And Perish

Authors — especially academics who need to publish — are being hit by fake publicists who promise all kinds of publicity and book-sales. Then they take the money and run!

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Daily Local News – April 29, 2014

The principal at Fairview Elementary reported April 22nd on what she said were positive developments at the school; Developers got the green light April 24th to build a 3-story, mostly residential building on the north side of Bloomington; The Ellettsville Town Council voted April 28th to accept $223,000 in federal funds for its Heritage Trail project; The city of Bloomington …

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Filmmaker & IU Alumni Denis Hennelly Focuses on Social Justice in Upcoming Film Screenings

“No Justice, Just Us” is a slogan that connects film director and Indiana University graduate Denis Hennelly’s two most recent films, Bold Native and Goodbye World. Bold Native offers a fictionalized representation of the Animal Liberation Front showing activists planning a major disruptive event, while Goodbye World looks at the ways we try to hold on to normal in the …

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Ins and Outs of Money – Topics for Graduates

Steve and Phil Schuman, Director of Financial Literacy for Indiana University, talk about making smart decisions after graduation.

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Local Live – The Underhills

The Underhills are a fantastic young bluegrass band whose strengths lie as much in their musical talents as their ability to hold back and let the listener wander within their tunes. Songs: 1. Catacomb 2. Outside 3. Given Enough Time 4. Reflections 5. Haircut 6. Maybellene Local Live is produced and hosted by Nichole O’Neal Engineered by Jim Lang, Dan …

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Daily Local News – April 28, 2014

The student group Coal Free IU had a meeting with Duke Energy this morning, about a possible collaboration between Indiana University and Duke Energy to fulfill both parties’ energy sustainability goals; Monroe County Clerk Linda Robbins said votes should be counted by no later than 8 pm in the primary election May 6th. Robbins made the statement at a County …

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