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Indiana Coal Uneasy with Proposed EPA Regulations

The Environmental Protection Agency is working on a set of greenhouse gas emission regulations that would affect coal use nationwide. In Indiana, coal accounts for over eighty percent of the energy used across the state. What these new standards mean for Indiana is still in question, but some statewide trade associations are expecting it to be bad for business. On …

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Local Live – Unions

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Unions warmed up our studio with their rock and roll party music. We dare you to try standing still through this set. Songs: 1. All I Did Was Love You, I Don’t Know Why I’m Going to Jail 2. Cold Wind 3. The Coast 4. Today is the Day… or maybe tomorrow 5. Start Your Car Hosted and Produced by …

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Books Unbound – Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Part 23

Born in 1885, David Herbert Lawrence was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, and painter. His collective works are classified as a reflection of the dehumanizing effects of modernity and industrialization. His marriage in 1914 to Frieda Weekly, a woman who left her husband and three children for Lawrence, provided inspiration and emotional support for his literary career. Lawrence died …

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EcoReport – Josh Griffin: Indiana Department of Natural Resources

In today’s EcoReport feature, Josh Griffin, with Indiana Department of Natural Resources, explains how his agency will be involved if the city of Bloomington uses sharp shooters to cull deer in Griffy Park. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:26 — 7.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Daily Local News – April 17, 2014

The Bloomington City Council voted six-to-two last week in favor of sharpshooting deer in the Griffy Lake Nature Preserve, and on Monday Mayor Mark Kruzan vetoed the bill; The Indiana University Department of Biology has received its largest monetary gift ever, nearly four-point-two million dollars, on behalf of the late Emeritus Professor of Biology Carlos O. Miller; Large events in …

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Heartbleed’s Impact on YOU

WFHB News Director Alycin Bektesh investigates what a security breach such as Heartbleed means for the average cyberspace user for today’s WFHB feature exclusive. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:46 — 8.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Voices in the Street – Springtime Observance: Bloomington’s Holiday Traditions

Tomorrow is Good Friday, Sunday is Easter and passover is the 14th through the 22nd. Whether you’re Jewish, Christian, Muslim or secular, the blooming of flowers always seems to accompany spiritual gratitude for the gifts we have. Voices in the Street hit the Streets to ask Bloomington residents about their springtime holiday traditions and impressions. Podcast: Play in new window …

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Daily Local News – April 16, 2014

Indiana University announced last week that it is increasing the minimum wage it pays its employees from 7.25 an hour to 8.25 an hour, effective with the start of the new fiscal year on July 1st; The Monroe County Stormwater Management Board split April 10th over how to fund a local conservation group; Local officials questioned a representative from the …

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Housing the Homeless

The closing of Bloomington’s low barrier winter shelter last spring means some of Bloomington’s residents are entering their second summer without a place to sleep. The local Ubuntu working group was formed last summer in response to this need, and has been advocating for a community response to homelessness in Bloomington. Within Ubuntu are members of Bloomington’s Catholic Worker community, …

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Bloomington Beware! – Your ID in Danger!

Now it’s LIKELY — not just possible — that your identity has been stolen. A data breach involving Experian (the credit-reporting firm), plus the really scary “Heartbleed” problem with overall internet security, have changed everything. Here’s why you need to change ALL your passwords. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:01 — 4.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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