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Narrowing the Skills Gap: An Interview with Joe Donnelly

Some are saying there is a skills gap in Indiana – that there are manufacturing jobs available but not enough skilled workers to fill them. Correspondent Lauren Glapa spoke with Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly about his support for the Midwestern Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute, which he hopes will train Indiana workers with the skills needed to get those …

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Daily Local News – February 28, 2014

The Office of Enrollment Management at Indiana University Bloomington has hired an associate director to find more effective ways to find students from underrepresented populations; The Bloomington City Council showed approval February 26th on placing historic protections on a neighborhood just east of Indiana University; The City of Bloomington Commission on the Status of Women will host a women’s leadership …

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Books Unbound – Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Part 16

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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Volunteer Connection – February 28, 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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IU’s Douglas Edmonds Receives Fellowship Award for Environmental Research

Indiana University geologist and assistant professor Douglas Edmonds has been awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship, and with it comes fifty thousand dollars to help him continue his research on river deltas. Correspondent Casey Kuhn spoke with Edmonds about his work and its impact for today’s WFHB feature exclusive. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:26 — 7.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes …

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Voices in the Street – Some “Assembly” Required

Our weekly public opinion feature Voices in the Street asks how YOU feel attending a basketball game in Assembly Hall after the falling beam incident last week. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:30 — 3.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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EcoReport – Johannes Wachs: Berlin International Film Festival

In today’s EcoReport feature Johannes Wachs from the Berlin International Film Festival talks about the challenges of trying to decrease the environmental impact of a cinema event attended by half a million people every year. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:36 — 7.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Bloomington Beware! – Fort Wayne Scam

Your business is the Best! An outfit peddling meaningless “Best Of Your Town” certificates to small businesses has been outed by the Better Business Bureau; starting in Fort Wayne, the scam is spreading around the state. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:56 — 4.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Daily Local News – February 26, 2014

This week, the Indiana Senate Environmental Affairs Committee decided not to advance a proposed bill that would have barred Indiana legislators from passing or imposing any environmental protection standards or measures that were stronger than current federal laws or regulations; The Indiana Senate passed House Bill 1070 last week, written by State Representative Peggy Mayfield, which requires all successors of …

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Education and Indiana’s Juvenile Detention System

The Commission on Improving the Status of Children, which was established last summer, held its most recent meeting February 19th. For today’s Daily Local News feature report, we hear the presentation to the commission from Michael Williams, of the Indiana Department of Education, about the education needs of children in the juvenile detention system. Podcast: Play in new window | …

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