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Current person in role: Jar Turner (2015-present)

Labor Management Committee

This August will mark the 13th year of a unique, local consultative forum for workers and their bosses at a city utility service operation. In 2001 Bloomington established the Labor Management Committee to allow for ongoing consultation and to make recommendations for the operation of the City’s two wastewater-treatment facilities—the Dillman Road plant on the South side and the Blucher …

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Daily Local News – March 26, 2014

There is a locally mounted push to have a bicycle-pedestrian bridge built across the new Interstate 69 on Bloomington’s west side, close to its intersection with West 3rd Street; Bloomington’s annual autism program, sponsored by the city’s Community and Family Resources Department, is back on Tuesday, April 1st; A screening of the film It’s a Girl will be held on …

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Activate! – New Hope: Emilly and Heather

Emilly and Heather from the New Hope Family Shelter talk about the shelter’s new children’s summer program and the upcoming Homeward Bound walk. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:56 — 4.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Petition: Land Swap Could Save B-Line Woods

A controversial subdivision is just a step away from getting the green light this week. The Bloomington City Council plans to vote Wednesday on a Habitat for Humanity project to build 35 homes on the west side of town. But to make room for the development, Habitat has to clear most of the city’s only large wooded area downtown. Some …

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Daily Local News – March 25, 2014

A recent study performed by the National Network to End Domestic Violence found that more than sixty-six thousand people are victims of domestic violence in a given day in the U-S, seventeen hundred of them in the state of Indiana; Last week, more than forty-one hundred petitions to veto Senate Bill three-forty were delivered to Governor Mike Pence; Opponents of …

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Ins and Outs of Money – Earned Income Tax Credit

Join Ashley as she interviews Jamie Andree, Director of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, about the Earned Income Tax Credit and what to do if you’re audited. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:10 — 4.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Firehouse Sessions – Aoife O’Donovan

Aoife O'Donovan  - Version 3

Aoife O’Donovan performs and an exclusive Firehouse Session and talks with our host, Jim Manion. Originally aired on March 24, 2014. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:15 — 18.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Local Live – Community Currency

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Loud, intense, and heartfelt are perfect descriptors for Bloomington’s Community Currency. 1. Feel the Same 2. Better Day 3. Mouse Teeth (This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb! cover) 4. Speaking Our Minds 5. What We Believe 6. One of the Greatest Things Community Currency: Matt Romy (guitar, vocals), Nick Romy (bass, vocals), Susan Anderson (fiddle, vocals), Ben Fowler (drums) Host: …

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Hola Bloomington – March 21, 2014

Our community’s only Spanish language public affairs show, right here on WFHB. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:34 — 52.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Books Unbound – Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Part 19

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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