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Monroe County Looking for Volunteers to Work Polls

Monroe County is in need of volunteer poll workers for the November 8th election. At an Election Board meeting last week, Election Supervisor, Laura Dahncke; and Board Chair, Carolyn VandeWiele, reviewed the number of poll workers needed, and how volunteers can sign up. Dahncke went into specifics as far as what was needed: “As of yesterday, our Democratic recruiter had …

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Daily Local News – October 10, 2016

Students Against State Violence and the Black Student Union at Indiana University are holding a demonstration at the Sample Gates this evening beginning at 6:30pm; Another home break-in was reported in Bloomington last week; In related news, the Herald-Times reports that police have asked prosecutors to charge 28-year-old Devin Grounds in three more incidents that involved a masked man breaking …

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Candidates for Monroe County School Board Discuss Platforms

This fall, voters are being asked to decide three contested races for Monroe County School Board seats. In District 2, Sue Wanzer is defending her seat against candidate Jim Billingsley. Assistant News Director, Sarah Vaughan, spoke with Wanzer and Billinglsey as part of WFHB’s Candidate Forum series. We bring you an excerpt of that conversation for today’s WFHB Community Report. …

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Student Organizations Stage Demonstration to Protest Recent Violence

Students Against State Violence and the Black Student Union at Indiana University are holding a demonstration at the Sample Gates this evening beginning at 6:30pm. The event will include speakers from student organizations and Indy10 Black Lives Matter, and is intended as a protest against racialized police violence and institutional racism. The demonstrators will be marching from the Sample Gates …

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Hola Bloomington – October 7, 2016

En nuestro programa de hoy locutores Minerva Sosa y Norma Reeves platican con Oscar Arreaza, que es Venezolano y Exsenet Esler, que es Salvadoreña, sobre la cultura hispana y latina. Hablan sobre que significa la Herencia Hispana para ellos. Comparten tradiciones familiares y nos dicen porque es importante celebrar nuestros raíces. También nos cuentan sobre los eventos que la Ciudad …

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Kite Line – October 7, 2016: The YIMBY Episode

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Welcome to the YIMBY episode: Yes In My Backyard. We focus on some positive projects in our area that affect those experiencing incarceration, addiction, and poverty. We have updates on the National Prison Strike, read a letter from an inmate in the Monroe County Jail, and hear letters from prisoners requesting friends in the form of penpals. We speak with …

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Big Talk: “Resilience: Indiana’s Untold Story”

People of color have a long and fascinating history in the state of Indiana. Admitted to the Union as a free state 200 years ago, the state still was home to slaves, with slaveholders employing a variety of tricks to skirt the law and keep people in virtual bandage to them. Playwrights Dr. Gladys DeVane and Liz Watford-Mitchell as well …

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Daily Local News – October 6, 2016

Developers of a proposed high-density student housing complex planned for Dunn Hill are facing tough criticism from area residents; A Baptist congregation saw its efforts to build a new church stalled again by Monroe County Board of Zoning Appeals; The United Way of Monroe County has announced this start of its 2016-2017 Fund Drive; The Indiana Institute for Working Families …

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EcoFeature – Sher Schwartz of Oregon Discusses Training Mini Donkeys

In today’s EcoReport feature, correspondent Bob Kissel interviews Sher Schwartz from Oregon, who owns two mini donkeys. Bob and Sher discuss training mini donkeys in agility and obedience.

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EcoReport – October 6, 2016

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 the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely eco-related …

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