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New initiative vows to end homelessness in Bloomington by 2020

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Last week the Shalom Community center hosted an event titled “off the streets by 2020″ – a plan to end homelessness in Bloomington. WFHB Correspondent William Morris was on hand, and brings us the long-term strategy to address a long term Bloomington issue, for today’s community report.

Daily Local News – November 10, 2014

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Three teenagers were arrested yesterday in Bloomington for charges of attempted murder , rape with an armed weapon, burglary, confinement, intimidation and resisting law enforcement; Bloomingfoods workers will be voting today and tomorrow on unionizing, according to Scott Barnett, organizing director for Local 700 of the United Food and Commercial Workers, which is the union seeking certification and representation rights; Contractors are weeks away from what a state official called full on construction of Interstate 69 in the Bloomington area; A Veteran’s Day panel is scheduled at the Monroe County Public Library Auditorium tomorrow with the topic “The U.S. and I.S.I.S.: Is War the Answer?”; Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs will host a program on how cities worldwide are preparing for climate change and natural disasters.

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Last week the Shalom Community center hosted an event titled “off the streets by 2020 – a plan to end homelessness in Bloomington. WFHB Correspondent William Morris was on hand, and brings us the long-term strategy to address a long term Bloomington issue, for today’s community report.

ACTIVATE!
Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community.

CREDITS
Anchors: Maria McKinley, Doug Storm
Today’s headlines were written by David Murphy and
Along with Joe Crawford for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Dan Withered with correspondent William Morris
Activate! is produced by Jennifer Whitaker, in partnership with the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network
Our engineer is Chris Martin,
Editor is Drew Daudelin, Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh.

Voices in the Street – Joining the Choir Invisible: What Happens When You Die?

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Our ability to ponder our own mortality is one of the things that makes us human.  Even if you’re not particularly religious, you’ve likely wondered about the end of your life and what’s in store beyond.  We wanted to know how our listeners view death and the afterlife.

So let’s get heavy Bloomington:  what do YOU think happens when you die?  We hit the streets to find out.

EcoReport – Jonathan Raff: Hazards of Ozone Pollution

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In today’s EcoReport feature, IU Professor Jonathan Raff discusses the health hazards of ozone pollution caused by cars, coal power plants, and nitrogen fertilizers.

Monroe County Election Results 2014

For live, updated election results, click here!

 

 

Activate! – Amethyst House: Mike Gavin

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Mike Gavin, a long-time member of the Amethyst House Volunteer Board, talks about his recovery and the great work he supports in the Amethyst House.

LINKS:
Amethyst House
Volunteer with Amethyst House
Join the Team Advocating for Domestic Violence Survivors – OSA & Crisis Line
Shalom Hospitality Volunteers

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Local opposing chairs address press concerning media and election coverage

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Monroe County Republican chair Steve Hogan and democrat chair Trent Deckard spoke together for the first time last week as they addressed the Bloomington press Club regarding local media coverage of the upcoming election. Political reporter Steve Hennifield moderated the talk, here for today’s community report.

Daily Local News – November 3, 2014

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In a recent joint press release, Bloomingfoods and United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 700 announce that through a process of mutual cooperation, there will be an election for workers to determine whether Bloomingfood’s employees wish to be represented by Local 700; The deer debate continues at the Bloomington City Council; The Indiana University Maurer School of Law will host a research/lecture forum on Tuesday November 4; The Bloomington/Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization (BMCMPO) announced in a recent press release that they will hold two workshops to gain input from the public in developing the 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP); The City of Bloomington’s Sanitation Department is reminding Bloomington residents of its 2014 Fall Leaf Collection schedule; Starting today, the South Central Community Action Program, will be accepting applications for their winter Energy Assistance Program.

FEATURE
Monroe County Republican chair Steve Hogan and democrat Chair Trent Deckard spoke together for the first time last week as they addressed the Bloomington press Club regarding local media coverage of the upcoming election. Political reporter Steve Hennifield moderated the talk, here for today’s community report.

ACTIVATE!
Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community.

CREDITS
Anchors: Maria McKinley, Doug Storm
Today’s headlines were written by Cathi Norton, Anson Shupe and Sophia Saliby
Along with Joe Crawford for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Alycin Bektesh
Activate! is produced by Jennifer Whitaker,
Our engineer is Chris Martin,
Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.
Managing Producer is Joe Crawford
Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh.

Brown County Hour – Episode #32 – November 2, 2015

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Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Pam Raider, Vera Grubbs, Rick Fettig & Jeff Foster.

First aired Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 9 AM on WFHB

☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour:
Musical guest Lauren Robert with a discussion of living the big life in NYC, returning to Brown County, her experiences as a peace officer, and her new band Soul Medicine, plus four songs from her vast repertoire of great R&B tunes
Director of the Indiana Forest Alliance Jeff Stant discusses the current state of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ controversial forest management plan in an important extended interview
Lauren Robert
Lauren Robert
Poetry by Chris Curtin and Tramp Starr
Dave Seastrom delivers another pithy essay.
✇ Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

EcoReport – The monarch butterflies’ dangerous decline

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In today’s EcoReport feature, local biologist Marti Crouch talks about the reasons for the dangerous decline of monarch butterflies and the need to protect them.

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