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Daily Local News – April 7, 2014

The Bloomington City Council is scheduled to vote this coming Wednesday on a resolution to hire sharpshooters to cull deer in Griffy Nature Preserve; The Monroe County Commission endorsed a nationwide minimum wage increase on Friday; The office of the Indiana State Chemist and Seed Commissioner is seeking approval for the production of industrial hemp; The first day of early …

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Volunteer Connection – April 4, 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! Podcast: Play …

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Books Unbound – Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Part 21

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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Daily Local News – April 4, 2014

The Monroe County Community School Corporation will host an open forum concerning youth and risk-taking behaviors this Tuesday, April 8th from 6 to 7 pm; The documentary Unfreedom: Latino Immigrants in a Midwestern Town will premiere at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater Monday, April 7th at 8 pm; A Stop Work order has been issued to a Monroe County Sheriff’s outpost located …

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Hola Bloomington – April 4, 2014

Our community’s only Spanish language public affairs show, right here on WFHB. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:00:25 — 55.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Firehouse Sessions – Lindi Ortega

Canadian Lindi Ortega is a girl from the north country, but in attitude, voice, and chops, she could pass for the raven-haired progeny of Dolly Parton. Ortega released two albums in one year, Cigarettes and Truckstops and Tin Star, both of which have been hits among WFHB’s deejays. In conversation with host Katie Moulton, Ortega introduced us to her new …

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Voices in the Street – No Shelter for the Homeless

On Tuesday, hundreds of people participated in a rally, march and candlelight vigil at the Monroe County Courthouse Square in support of Bloomington’s homeless population who have no safe, legal, low-barrier place to rest until the Interfaith Winter Shelter opens up in November. Voices in the Street has a three part segment to ask your friends and neighbors if they …

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Single Working Mothers

The Working Poor Families Project, a national initiative focused on state workforce development policies, released a report finding that thirty-nine percent of the state’s low-Income working families are headed by working mothers. As of 2012 there were 235,831 low-income working families in the state, with over ninety-one thousand headed by working mothers. The study, which utilizes the latest data from …

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Daily Local News – April 3, 2014

An attorney accused the Monroe County Board of Zoning Appeals of overstepping its authority April 2nd; The American Indian Center of Indiana and the First Nations at Indiana University Bloomington is hosting the 2nd Annual Native American Health and Wellness Community Dance this Saturday, April 5th; This weekend in local sports. FEATURE The Working Poor Families Project, a national initiative …

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EcoReport – Dave Williams: Parks and Recreation Department

In today’s EcoReport feature, Dave Williams, Operations Director for the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department, gives insight into the B-Line trail’s growing importance to the city of Bloomington. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:01 — 8.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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