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Daily Local News – June 30, 2016

Earlier today a federal court granted Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky a preliminary injunction regarding Indiana’s new abortion law; Bloomington police are searching for witnesses and a suspect after an attempted abduction on the B-Line Trail; A program aimed at saving three endangered languages has taken a Bloomington-based nonprofit group to North Dakota this summer; Eleven dimly lit intersections …

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Standing Room Only: I Wish the World…An Author Discussion with Elsa Marston Harik

On June 22nd, children’s author Elsa Marston Harik hosted a discussion about her works at the Friends of the Library Bookstore at the Monroe County Public Library. Elsa has written many books, ranging from children’s picture books to young-adult novels to nonfiction pieces. Elsa Marston Harik writes about life in the Middle East, in hopes to “focus on interfaith bridge …

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EcoReport Feature – June 30, 2016 – Horticulturist Larry Caplan Discusses Growing Conditions and the Status of Honey Bees

In this week’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews horticulturist Larry Caplan about the current growing conditions and things listeners should be prepared to deal with in their flower and vegetable gardens. He also talks about pollination and the status of honey bees.

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EcoReport – June 30, 2016

In this week’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews horticulturist Larry Caplan about the current growing conditions and things listeners should be prepared to deal with in their flower and vegetable gardens. He also talks about pollination and the status of honey bees. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on …

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Better Beware – Mystery shoplifters, fake gold coins

The “mystery shopper” scammers have raised the bar with “mystery shoplifter” scams, and coin dealers report the market for gold coins is being deluged by clever fakes.

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Sandy Baker – Sewing Her Dreams

Sandy Baker is a member of the Bloomington community. She has lived and worked here for several years. But through her elaborate costumes, she can visit the fantasy worlds of her favorite stories. Taylor Haggerty brings us that story for today’s WFHB community report.

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Daily Local News – June 29, 2016

Stepping Stones, a Bloomington-based nonprofit providing transitional housing to homeless youth, has started a fundraiser to raise 16 thousand dollars by the end of this week; Monroe County voters will be asked to directly support their local community school system this November; Last week, Monroe County’s new Surveyor, Trohn Enright-Randolph, was sworn in as the newest member of the Monroe …

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Interchange – Redneck Muslim: A Special Episode of the Hijabi Diaries

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Tonight in lieu of Interchange we’re going to share another special episode of the local podcast The Hijabi Diaries. This one is called Redneck Muslim and explores one woman’s lifelong attraction to organized Religion. Host Aubrey Seader offers the life story of one woman, her name is Dawn, a member of the Bloomington Muslim community, who has practiced three very …

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Poet Takes the Pole: The Reemergence of an Official Poet at the Indy 500

When you think of the Indianapolis 500, poetry probably isn’t the first thing to come to mind. The race hasn’t had an official poet since 1920, when William Herschell’s poems were printed in the race program each year. This year, the organization Indiana Humanities wanted to bring back the Indy 500 official poet, so they ran a contest to pick …

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Daily Local News – June 28, 2016

Lifeguards revived a boy found at the bottom of the Mills pool yesterday; The Hoosier Lottery is reporting record earnings for 2015; The City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with Google Maps will be collecting 360-degree images of the B-Line Trail, Bloomington Rail Trail, Clear Creek Trail, Jackson Creek Trail and the Cascades Park Trail with the …

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