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EcoReport – April 14, 2016

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In today’s EcoReport Feature, Norm Holy talks with DNR apiary inspector Kathleen Prough (Pro), who describes the status of the honeybee population in Indiana. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with …

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The latest Buzz on Bees

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In today’s Feature, Norm Holy talks with DNR apiary inspector Kathleen Prough, who describes the status of the honeybee population in Indiana. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and …

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IN Nature – The Morel Mushroom

It’s that time of the year! Mushrooms are popping up, find out more about morels in this IN Nature Feature. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:12 — 1.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Standing Room Only – The Be More Awards Honor Local Volunteers

On March 29th, 2016, the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network hosted the Be More Awards honoring local volunteers who have shown exceptional commitment to community service. Awards were given in ten categories, including education and literacy, health and wellness, arts and culture, environmental sustainability, service to youth, service to families, service as a board member and lifetime service. A Judges …

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Better Beware – Smartphone Safety

Smartphones are increasingly vulnerable targets for increasingly dangerous hackers and theives. Here are five ways to stay as safe as possible! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Profiling Bloomington’s Complicated Relationship with Little 500

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Each April in Bloomington Little 500 comes and goes, and with it comes mixed emotions. On one hand, many IU students view it as the high point of fun in the academic year. The race itself is an effective fundraiser and provides student riders opportunities for personal growth and camaraderie. But for residents of Bloomington, Little 5 can be more …

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Daily Local News – April 13, 2016

Abortion rights activists are encouraging men to start taking part in a protest against Indiana’s HEA 1337—one of the nation’s most restrictive laws on a woman’s right to choose; The gender wage gap costs Hoosier women more than ten billion dollars a year, according to a new study from the National Partnership for Women and Families; The United Way of …

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Interchange – On Police Force

Critical Incident Response Team in training at the Public Safety Training Center on South Walnut. Photo courtesy of the Bloomington Police Dept.

Let’s start with this bit from Jean Anouilh’s version of Antigone performed in Nazi occupied France in 1942. The stress here is not on individual men, but on the institutional role. They are the guards. They chew tobacco; one smells of garlic,another of beer; but they’re not a bad lot. They have wives they are afraid of, kids who are …

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News Director Joe Crawford Speaks with Former Congressman Baron Hill About His U.S. Senate Bid

Former congressman Baron Hill stopped through Bloomington last week as he continued his campaign for U.S. Senate. Hill is the only Democratic candidate on the ballot to replace Senator Dan Coats, a Republican who will retire at the end of this year. There are currently two Republican candidates for the seat. One is Representative Todd Young, who represents the 9th …

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The Ins and Outs of Money

Heading to the grocery store? Don’t forget your shopping list—and this list of tips for saving big at the supermarket. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:08 — 4.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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