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Registration Closing in for Two Local Filmmaking Events

Two filmmaking events are coming to The Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington this October, and the registration deadline for both is next week. The first, called Bloomington Cycles, will feature a screening of the 1979 film Breaking Away. Executive Director Danielle McClelland explains the rest. Five days later The Buskirk will host The 2nd Annual Mix-Off: Bloomington’s Ultimate Bartender Showdown. McClelland …

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Richard Lugar Visits IU to Discuss Why “Ukraine Matters”

Richard Lugar, a professor of practice in the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies and former United States Senator for Indiana, will give a talk tomorrow titled “Ukraine Matters – A Vital Opportunity for Constructive United States-European Action.” During his 36 years in the Senate Lugar concentrated on foreign policy, and Maria Bucur-Deckard, associate dean for the school …

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Daily Local News – April 22, 2014

Richard Lugar, a professor of practice in the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies and former United States Senator for Indiana, will give a talk tomorrow titled “Ukraine Matters – A Vital Opportunity for Constructive United States-European Action.” ; Experts are planning to do an underwater study of Lake Lemon about ten miles northeast of Bloomington; Two filmmaking …

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Activate! – IU Health Bloomington Hospital: Delores and John Neuman

Delores and John Neuman talk about their experiences as long time volunteers with IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

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Indiana Gets High Grade for Transparency Website

Indiana received the highest grade in the country in a report on government transparency earlier this month. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group gave the state an A minus for its website that tracks government spending. The site is called the Indiana Transparency Portal. The high praise comes just a couple months after reports that state employees were manipulating the …

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Daily Local News – April 21, 2014

The Indiana University Bloomington School of Public and Environmental Affairs, or SPEA, has announced it will purchase renewable energy certificates to offset its use of electricity from fossil fuels; The Indiana University Women’s Student Association is hosting a “Slut Walk” this evening, beginning at 6 pm in Dunn Meadow; A wild food workshop featuring garlic mustard is coming to the …

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Hola Bloomington – April 18, 2014

Our community’s only Spanish language public affairs show, right here on WFHB.

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Daily Local News – April 18, 2014

Local property tax issues are cutting into the revenues at the Monroe County Public Library; A local nonprofit wants to build two hydroponic greenhouses in Bloomington on land formerly owned by RCA; The Soften our Hearts tour is coming to Bloomington on April 27 to present a show of compassion and support for those experiencing the plight in Syria; Recently …

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Volunteer Connection – April 18, 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!

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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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