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EcoReport – Jody Perras & Scott Bowers on Greenhouse Gas Regulations

In today’s EcoReport feature, we join WFHB’s Daily Local News Correspondent Casey Kuhn at a conversation with Jody Perras of the Sierra Club and Scott Bowers of the Indiana State Association of Rural Electric Co-operatives, discussing greenhouse gas regulations being proposed by the EPA.

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Pre-K Voucher Programs

Governor Mike Pence signed a new bill into law that will fund Pre-K voucher programs for low-income families in the state of Indiana. The bill, called House Enrolled Act-1004, will set aside a portion of Indiana’s annual budget to fund a pilot program that will go into effect for five Indiana counties to help lower-income families enroll their children in …

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Voices in the Street – Earth Day 2014: Celebrating Our Planet

Earth Day 2014 was this past Tuesday. We are fortunate to live in an area where so many conscientious people work hard to ensure a sustainable and thriving community and environment. Whether it was planting trees, enjoying the outdoors, or being unable to wrest ourselves from our workaday world, Voices in the Streets wanted to hear about how our friends …

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Daily Local News – April 24, 2014

A fundraising event for Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky held last weekend brought in more than one hundred and sixty thousand dollars for the organization, which is currently in a legal battle with the state of Indiana; The Indiana University Student Foundation and the Little 500 teammates of Lauren Gill came up with a way to honor her by …

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Bloomington Beware! – Curiosity

Our weekly consumer watchdog segment Bloomington Beware!

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Medicaid Expansion

Last February, Indiana Governor Mike Pence was in Washington meeting with Kathleen Sebelius, then-Secretary of the Health and Human Services Department, to discuss his desire to administer any expansion of Medicaid to the state, as provided under the Affordable Care Act. While the majority of other states have decided to expand, Indiana has not, having received a federal waiver to …

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Daily Local News – April 23, 2014

Assessor Judy Sharp told the County Council that tax cases involving her office often get held up in the appeals system for years; The Bloomington Board of Public Works heard a presentation April 22nd about a pedestrian safety project on IU’s campus; President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins and former U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neil have been announced as commencement …

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Ins and Outs of Money – Grants and Loans

People are often confused about the difference between grants and loans. Join Steve and Marc Tschida, Nonprofit Central Coordinator at Monroe County public Library to learn the difference.

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Earth Day 2014

First established in 1970, today marks the 44th annual Earth Day, and this weekend an organization called Earth Day Indiana will hold its 25th annual celebration of the planet. Summer Keown, the executive director of Earth Day Indiana, gives a history of the organization. Sponsors of this weekend’s event include some of Indiana’s top manufactures and biggest employers such as …

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The Strike Mic – Slut Walk 2014

This week on The Strike Mic: About two hundred people showed up yesterday to support this year’s Slut Walk, an annual event aimed to fight against those who shame, and sometimes blame, victims of rape and sexual assault. Tune in every Tuesday for a new edition of The Strike Mic, a weekly update from your friends and neighbors working to …

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