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Eco Report – February 1st, 2018

In this week’s episode of “Eco Report” WFHB’s David Lyman and Julianna Dailey report on Brown County Water Utilities federal lawsuit against the Nashville Town Council, the City of Bloomington’s December deer cull success in culling sixty-two deer from the Lake Griffy Nature Preserve and Indiana Attorney Curtis Hill’s multi-million-dollar agreement to address alleged violations of environmental regulations at an …

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Local Live – Blood Red Moon – January 10, 2018

Jared Spoonmore twists folk and metal together in a project called Blood Red Moon. He started his musical journey on tuba but after being exposed to bands like Metallica, Nirvana and Green Day, he was inspired to start playing guitar at 13. He played in a metal band called Purgatorium right out of high school before turning back to acoustic …

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Daily Local News – January 31, 2017

The City of Bloomington Planning and Transportation Department is hosting a series of public meetings this coming Monday, February 5th, through Wednesday, February 7th on the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), which governs land use and development throughout the City of Bloomington’s planning jurisdiction. The Monroe County Convention Center Advisory Board is voicing its commitment to public input as plans for …

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Indiana Re-Districting Bill Draws Hope For Non-Partisan Outcome

Former Bloomington Mayor and redistricting advocate Tomi Allison speaks about Senate Bill 326, which is currently up for amendments in the statehouse. Allison and the Indiana League of Women Voters are pushing for the redistricting of electoral districts by an independent non-partisan commission, and hoping that any final implementation will include a non-partisan, independent redistricting committee. In today’s Feature Report, …

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Hola Bloomington- January 26, 2018

Hosts, Erick and Sira Vega, talk about important family factors and more! Locutores, Erick y Sira Vega, hablan sobre temas importante de familia ¡y mas!

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New Food and Beverage Tax to Take Effect

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A new countywide food and beverage begins Thursday. The one percent tax is being applied to hot foods, and foods comprised of two or more ingredients that are sold as a single item. Though county officials passed the tax into law in December, some still have concerns about its effect on low-and-fixed income individuals. County Council member Marty Hawk says …

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Interchange – The Whole World Is Watching: The Legacy of 1968

Our opening song is “Inflated Tear” by Roland Kirk performed in Prague in 1967…a prelude of sorts of what was to come. Across the globe it was a year of countless uprisings. In the US it was the year of police violence against protesters at the Chicago Democratic Convention; it saw the Vietnam War’s Tet Offensive, the assassinations of Martin …

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State Senate Stalls Hate Crime Bill

Proposed hate crime legislation has stalled in the Indiana state Senate. SB418 was scheduled to be heard this morning in the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law. The Associated Press reports the committee chair declined to take a vote on the bill because committee members couldn’t agree on its wording. Two other bills addressing hate crimes have been referred …

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MCCSC Condemns State Takeover Attempt of Gary, Muncie

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The Monroe County Community School Corporation school board submitted a letter to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s office— as well as to the state legislature— last week, condemning a law that would allow the state to take over Muncie and Gary community school corporations. The letter, which was signed by all of the MCCSC board members, states, “[The MCCSC board of …

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Daily Local News – January 30, 2018

The City of Bloomington is working to make travel on West Bloomfield Road easier for pedestrians and cyclists; Among the legislation up for a vote today in Indianapolis is a Payday lending bill; The city of Bloomington’s volunteer network is accepting nominations for the annual Be-More awards, which celebrate the public service of community members; Proposed hate crime legislation has …

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