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The Strike Mic: Ubuntu Revivement Efforts Underway

At the end of this month the Interfaith Winter Shelter closes it’s doors to Bloomington’s homeless, about 60 of whom patronize the shelter each evening. Efforts are now underway to resurrect the Ubuntu group with a goal of creating permanent low barrier shelter in Bloomington. We hear updates from this effort today on The Strike Mic.

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Daily Local News – March 11, 2014

Fairview school has a new plan to address perceived deficiencies in the language abilities of its students; Yesterday Indiana Senators Joe Donnelly and Dan Coats joined the rest of the United States Senate in the unanimous passage of the Victims Protection Act of 2014; Duke Energy’s controversial goal-gasification plant in Edwardsport, Indiana is again being challenged before state regulators; Indiana …

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Ins and Outs of Money – Free Community Tax Service

It’s that time of year again! Tax Season! Find out where you can file for free and claim valuable credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit.

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Activate! – Stonebelt: Creon Harper

Creon Harper of Stonebelt talks about volunteer opportunies with the organization and events celebrating the 55th Anniversary of the Stonebelt Center.

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Energy Efficiency Program on Chopping Block

With four days left in this year’s legislative session, state lawmakers are still considering a bill that would end programs aimed at increasing energy efficiency. Assistant News Director Joe Crawford has that story for today’s WFHB feature exclusive. UPDATE: Just as the Daily Local News was going to air, the state Senate voted 37 – 8 to pass the bill. …

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Daily Local News – March 10, 2014

Within the two thousand page Obamacare law is a two-point-three percent excise tax on the total sales of medical devices that are used in hospitals every day; A local group has scheduled a public meeting for tomorrow evening to discuss ISTEP and other standardized testing in local schools; On March 5th a proposed cell tower southwest of Bloomington cleared a …

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Daily Local News – March 7, 2014

The Jennifer Resolution Act, which urged the legislative council to study the issue of involuntary commitment of persons with substance use disorders, was turned down for a hearing by Senator Brent Steele; As warm weather and March Madness approach, Indiana State Police are ramping up drunk driving enforcement on Indiana’s roads; The future of a seven-acre urban forest remains unclear …

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Science on a Sphere is Here!

Science on a Sphere, a project from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, has arrived on Indiana University’s Bloomington campus. This makes IU one of only four universities in the country to have the resource. The sphere is housed in the university’s new Cyber-Infrastructure Building, and its unique effects are being used by everyone from data-research students to digital artists. …

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Hola Bloomington – March 7, 2014

Hostess Prisma Lopez and Carlos Bakota interview Debbie Rincones form the Indiana Civil Rights Commission. The local news, sports, eco-report with Ramon Tristani and “Desde los pasillos”… with students from the Academy with Melissa Mitra and the events of the week.

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Volunteer Connection – March 7, 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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