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Daily Local News – November 1, 2017

Fatal Attraction and 101 Dalmatians Actress Glenn Close has donated her costume collection to Indiana University’s School of Art, Architecture and Design. Indiana is now a sister state with Karnataka, India, a delegation from Indiana, including Governor Eric Holcomb, signed an agreement in Bangalore on Monday. Vendors at the Bloomington Farmer’s Market will now have access to water year round. …

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Opioid Crisis Creating Child Abuse and Neglect Epidemic

The national opioid epidemic, which President Donald Trump declared a Public Health Emergency last week, is changing the face of child abuse and neglect in Indiana and causing more children to become wards of the state. Experts and advocates say the overwhelming number of cases and the severity of the cases is taking a toll on state resources. As WFHB …

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Activate! – IU Health Bloomington Cuddler Program: Susan Ashburn

Air date: 11/6/2017 Susan Ashburn’s commitment to the Cuddler Program at IU Health Bloomington has helped establish a pool of well-trained and reliable volunteers. Babies born addicted to drugs experience extreme pain and distress in their first days, and their mothers, experiencing the same unbearable withdrawal, are unable to be with them through recovery. The Cuddler Program allows volunteers to …

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Interchange – Understanding Stalin: The Russian Revolution (Part Two)

In the conclusion of Hiroaki Kuromiya’s 1991 short biography of Stalin, he tells us what might be all we need to know of Stalin’s worldview: first, Stalin underlined the following passage in Trotsky’s 1920 Terrorism and Communism, “If human life in general is sacred and inviolable, we must deny ourselves not only the use of terror, not only war, but …

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Ivy Tech/John Waldron Arts Center Storyteller Series Shares Immigrant Stories

WFHB Correspondent Jada Lucas speaks with Willy Palomo, Aubrey Saeder, Paul Daily and Kate Brown about their upcoming Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center storytelling series on November 3.

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Bloomington Police Investigating Swastika Graffiti in Downtown

The City of Bloomington Police Department is investigating four instances of so-called ‘hate-based’ graffiti since Friday. A city press release stated that the latest instance—a spray-painted swastika found on the 13th and College underpass after noon yesterday—has already been painted over. BPD Chief Mike Diekhoff says his department is investigating the incidences, and is encouraging people to call in if …

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Daily Local News – October 31st, 2017

Bloomington Police investigate Swastikas and ‘KKK’ graffiti in Bloomington, Weimer Reservoir/Wapehani Lake is scheduled to be demolished, Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is facing another voter registration lawsuit, and the Bloomington Utilities Service Board approves rate hikes, all on this episode of the Daily Local News. Our feature today: WFHB Correspondent Jada Lucas sits with Aubrey Saeder, Paul Daily, …

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Bring It On!- October 30, 2016

With October ending, national American Indian month is approaching.  This November Indiana University will be celebrating Native American Heritage Month with the help of FNECC.  To elaborate on the subject tonight’s hosts Roberta Radovich and Cornelius Wright interview Nicky Belle, director of IU’s First Nations Educational and Cultural Center, Heather Williams, program assistant at the Center, and finally Siobahn Marks, an activist …

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Motorcycle Adventurer Lives By The Roll Of The Dice

He’s been travelling across two continents on a motorcycle for the past year. Bloomington native Isaac Simonelli moved to Southeast Asia, lost everything gambling, and worked for a newspaper in Thailand before venturing across Asia and Africa on his motorcycle. He’s been rolling a set of dice to determine everything from what road to take, what country to visit next, …

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“High-Level Meth Dealer” Arrested by Indiana State Police

Indiana State Police arrested a man accused of being a “high-level methamphetamine dealer” in Monroe County last week. State troopers arrested 44-year-old Paxton Davis on felony charges of possession and dealing methamphetamines on Wednesday. Davis allegedly had over a kilogram of methamphetamines in his possession. An Indiana State Police press release alleges Davis was receiving shipments of methamphetamines stuffed in …

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