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Black Lives Matter to Protest Mayor’s Address

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Tonight is Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton’s 3rd State of the City Address. He’s expected to give remarks looking back at the past year and stating what he hopes to accomplish in the next year. Hamilton’s State of the City address begins at 7pm in the Buskirk-Chumley Theater, and will be broadcast Live by Community Access Television Services. The event is …

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City Passes Property Tax Increase for Sidewalks

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The City Council voiced support last night for a property tax increase to fund sidewalk repairs. City Controller Jeff Underwood presented a proposal re-establishing a cumulative capital development fund, along with the property tax increase. The fund is primarily supported by property taxes. Underwood says Mayor Hamilton would like to prioritize the money for sidewalk projects. As for the impact …

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Daily Local News – February 15, 2018

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Black Lives Matter activists are expected to disrupt Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton’s 3rd State of the City Address this evening, in protest of the Bloomington Police Department’s acquisition of an armored car; Political aspirants are vying for three seats on the Monroe County Council; The Indiana Office of the Secretary of State has updated their voter registration website, reportedly enabling voters …

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bloomingOUT – Round Table Gun Control Discussion – February 15, 2018

In response to the tragic school shooting in Florida yesterday, BloomingOUT hosts Alex and Frankie debate gun control laws in the US with several guests. Our guests this evening include: Rachel Guglielmo (pronounced Goo-lee-ay-mo) Rachel Guglielmo leads the Indiana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. She has three school-aged kids, and began volunteering with the organization …

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Outspoken Political Scientist Jeff Isaac

Jeffrey C. Isaac is a noted observer of the American and the global political scenes. He’s been the editor of the respected journal, Political Science, has written numerous books, and his articles appear often in news magazines and academic publications. The Indiana University professor is outspoken, taking to social media on occasion to voice his displeasure with leaders and developments. …

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Voices in the Street: Armored Vehicle

Bloomington Police Department have recently held a press conference about an armored vehicle that BPD has purchased.

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Eco’s “Get Out and Hike!” – February 15th, 2018

In this week’s episode of ‘Get Out an Hike!” Jan Walker interviews Jenny Donnegan.

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Eco Feature-February 15th, 2018

In this week’s feature, WFHB correspondent Rebecca Mueller interviews Nature Conservancy forester Dan Shaver.

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Eco Report – February 15th, 2018

Eco Report’s Phil Kasper and David Lyman report on County Council member Shelli Yoder claims against the waste transfer station proposal by Indiana Green Transfer and Recycling, Climate activist Michael Foster being sentenced to three years in prison, and the State Chemists’ Office running an informational campaign on the potential damaging effects of dicamba. All in this weekly rundown of ecological news.  …

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Local Live – Elm Heights – January 24, 2018

Hank and Will started playing music together in elementary school where they sang the National Anthem at games and covered songs like “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz at school events. Since then they have began writing their own songs as Elm Heights. Elm Heights is Hank Ruff (mandolin/vocals), Will Riggert (guitar/vocals), Daniel Deckard (bass) and Devon Rigali (percussion). They play acoustic …

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