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Daily Local News – April 15, 2014

The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced the winning contractor to finance, build, and maintain section 5 of the new interstate running through Monroe County; The Monroe County Council showed support for raising a local income tax April 8th; Indiana University’s Center for the Study of Global Change has received the 2014 Paul Simon Award for the Promotion of Language …

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Activate! – Bloomington Playwrights Project: Chad Rabinovitz

Chad Rabinovitz, Producing Artistic Director for the Bloomington Playwrights Project, talks about BPP’s summer education program and volunteer opportunities.

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DNR To Regulate Deer Sharpshooting

The Bloomington City Council voted six-to-two last week in favor of sharpshooting deer in the Griffy Lake Nature Preserve. Council members accepted testimony from biologists and others who said the large deer population is threatening other species in the area. But it’s still not clear how many deer might be killed if the city goes through with its plans. That’s …

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Daily Local News – April 14, 2014

Greater Indianapolis has taken a major step to improve mass transit in the region, and could provide a model for doing the same in regions like Greater Bloomington; Last fall the City of Bloomington implemented the Civil Streets Initiative, which aims to make roads safer for everyone from motor-vehicle drivers and bike riders, to pedestrians walking and running; Asian American …

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Firehouse Sessions – Saintseneca

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Saintseneca, the folk-rock quartet out of Columbus, Ohio, stopped by on a return trip through Bloomington to play a few songs off their spring 2014 release Dark Arc. Led by songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Zac Little, the band works with acoustic instrumentation, foot-stomping melody, and wistful Appalachian-tinged vocals that have recently characterized many popular hipster-folk acts, yet their songs defy “Ho! Hey!” vapidity. …

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Volunteer Connection – April 11, 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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Daily Local News – April 11, 2014

The Indiana Manufacturers Association scorecard for the 2014 legislative session has been released; Yet another new hotel could be coming to downtown Bloomington. Steve Hoffman, with the real estate group Pavilion Properties, made the announcement on Monday during a meeting of the Bloomington Plan Commission; The City of Bloomington Community and Family Resources Department is sponsoring a health and wellness …

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Books Unbound – Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Part 22

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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Hola Bloomington – April 11, 2014

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

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Daily Local News – April 10, 2014

A proposed charter school drew the ire of the Monroe County Community School Board on April 7th; ‘Send Silence Packing,’ a nationally recognized suicide exhibit that promotes awareness of suicide and mental health issues among college students, is coming to Bloomington next Tuesday; Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard has entered the Seeds of Change Grant Program; The Housing and Neighborhood Development Department …

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