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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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Local Live – Unions


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.

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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.

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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.

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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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