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Interchange – Magnus Johnson and Jim Connor: Elder Heart

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This week on Interchange, host Alycin Bektesh speaks with Magnus Johnson and Jim Connor,  members of the Nashville, Indiana based organization Elder Heart. Johnson speaks about his own experiences as a returning veteran that led him to begin creating art with Connor. The process has given them both greater insight to the need for a community wide approach to helping veterans transition.  Through the creation of public art installations, Elder Heart aims to raise awareness on issues such as the rising veteran suicide rate, create a space for veterans and civilians to work together and exchange experiences, and fundraise for veterans in need.

Groups Cite Ties between Supreme Court Justice and Future Coal Plant

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The Sierra Club and other groups claim one of Indiana’s Supreme Court justices is unfit to rule on a case involving the future of a proposed coal gasification plant in Spencer county. However, the groups claims of friendship and political alliance with the plant’s project manager Mark Lubbers has been denied by the justice in question, Justice Mark Massa. The full story in today’s WFHB feature report.

Daily Local News – August 20, 2013

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The federal government has given the state the go-ahead to begin work on the section of the new interstate 69 that will run through Monroe County; At a meeting August 19th, the Richland Bean Blossom School Board voted to delay the implementation of a policy that cuts the hours of part-time employees; Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly will be in town this coming Friday morning to speak to a business audience; Though a recent report highlights Indiana’s thriving job market, other reports show that Indiana ranks among the worst in the nation for job growth.

FEATURE
Groups Cite Ties between Supreme Court Justice and Future Coal Plant
The Sierra Club and other groups claim one of Indiana’s Supreme Court justices is unfit to rule on a case involving the future of a proposed coal gasification plant in Spencer county. However, the groups claims of friendship and political alliance with the plant’s project manager Mark Lubbers has been denied by the justice in question, Justice Mark Massa. The full story in today’s WFHB feature report.

INS AND OUTS OF MONEY
Emily Herr from the Bloomngton Animal Shelter join Ashley and Sarah to discuss the financial ins and outs of pet ownership.

CREDITS
Anchors: Bill Daugherty, Shayne Laughter
Today’s headlines were written by David Murphy
Along with Joe Crawford for CATSweek, in partnership with Community Access Television services
Today’s feature was produced by Lauren Glapa
The Ins and Outs of Money is produced by Dan Withered in partnership with the Monroe County Public Library and the United Way of Monroe County
Our board engineer and Executive Producer is Alycin Bektesh

My Health Matters – Endwright Center: Jaime Sweany

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Jaime Sweany gives a short history of the Endwright Center and talks about the programs and impact the center hopes to make in helping the elderly communities of Bloomington and beyond.

The Ins and Outs of Money – Pets: Part 1

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Emily Herr from the Bloomngton Animal Shelter join Ashley and Sarah to discuss the financial ins and outs of pet ownership.

Scientia Receives Crane Contract

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A software company based in Bloomington announced earlier this month it had reached a major new agreement with the Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center. The company, Scientia LLC was formed in 2010 by three former employees of the Center. For today’s WFHB feature exclusive, Assistant News Director Joe Crawford spoke with one of the owners about what the company produces and its relationship with the military.

Activate! – MCHA: Sarah Delone

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Sarah Delone of the Monroe County Humane Association talks about the Association VIPaws therapy animal program. Learn about VIPaws and how you & your pet can become a part of this program.

Voices in the Street – Anything for a buck: Jobs at their worst

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Not everyone can have a glamorous, well-paying job. Most of us, at some point in our lives, have been paid to do something we hated doing. Inspired by the approaching Labor Day weekend, we hit the streets to ask YOU about the worst job you’ve ever had and why it was so bad.

My Health Matters – Worksite Wellness Alliance: Fredna Holmgren

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Fredna talks about a newly formed Alliance addressing Health and Wellness Programs in the community, collaborations, and networking opportunities for Wellness Professionals.

The Ins & Outs Of Money – Job Search/eBus

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]The eBus is coming to town! Along with financial resources, job search classes and information are new this year. Learn about the eBus dates and locations and hear about additional local organization and job search tips.

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