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Daily Local News – March 6, 2014

A bill that will increase recycling efforts in Indiana was passed on Tuesday; As Spring approaches, owners of shallow ponds and lakes will have to watch out for fish kills due to the accumulation of snow and ice this winter; The City of Bloomington Arts Commission has announced that revised guidelines and applications are available for the April Cycle of …

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Voices in the Street – McBloomington: Restricting Chain Stores Downtown

Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan is planning another attempt to limit the number of chain restaurants downtown.  The mayor says he wants the City Council and the Plan Commission to approve an ordinance that would require an applicant wanting to open a standardized restaurant in two districts to seek conditional approval from the city’s Board of Zoning Appeals.  The Greater Bloomington …

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EcoReport – Ralph Keeling: Scripps Institute

In today’s EcoReport feature, Ralph Keeling, professor at the Scripps Institute at the University of California – San Diego, discusses problems related to global carbon levels and climate.

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“Not So Fast” Food: Mayor Attempts Limits on New Downtown Chain Restaurants

Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan is planning another attempt to limit the number of chain restaurants downtown. The mayor says he wants the City Council and the Plan Commission to approve an ordinance that would require an applicant wanting to open a standardized restaurant in two districts of the downtown to seek conditional approval from the city’s Board of Zoning Appeals. …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #24

Hosted by Dave Seastrom and Vera Grubbs. First aired Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 9 AM on WFHB. ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Vera Grubbs interviews artist Mary Pendergrass WoodWatch segment: a report on a Meet Your Legislators meeting at the County Building regarding the DNR logging plan Rich Reardin talks about the upcoming Brown County …

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Daily Local News – March 5, 2014

Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan is planning another attempt to limit the number of chain restaurants downtown; The economic divide between the so-called one percent and the other ninety-nine has been growing across the country, and even more so in Indiana according to a new study from The Indiana Institute for Working Families; Republican Indiana State Senator Brandt Hershman is proposing …

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Planned Neighborhood Development

The city council will meet tonight to discuss a proposal to re-zone a football-shaped area of land along the B-line trail on the north side of the downtown area between 9th and 11th streets. The proposal, brought the council by local non-profit Habitat for Humanity, is to re-zone the area from residential to “planned neighborhood development”, so that Habitat for …

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Bloomington Beware! – Homeless Phone Scam

Scammers have reached a new low, by victimizing the neediest people – the homeless. So far, this frightening scheme is apparently NOT illegal — so it’s up to you to help spread the warning.

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Ins and Outs of Money – FAFSA

Thinking about college? Ashley talks with Patt McCafferty, Director of Financial Aid at Ivy Tech Community College, about the importance of filing a FAFSA.

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St. Monkey: A New Book by IU Prof. Jacinda Townsend

Jacinda Townsend grew up in South-Central Kentucky and has published short fiction in literary magazines such as African Voices, Carve Magazine, The Maryland Review, and Xavier Review. Her work has been anthologized in publications like Surreal South and Telling Stories: Fiction by Kentucky Feminists. She is currently a professor at Indiana University and resides in Bloomington with her two kids. …

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