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Daily Local News – February 11, 2016

Beginning tomorrow, the Monroe County Public Library is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak’s popular children’s book; Indiana’s congressional delegation is asking President Obama to directly intervene in an ongoing issue involving adopted children from the Democratic Republic of Congo; In a meeting on Monday, the Bloomington Plan Commission discussed proposed changes to the …

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EcoReport – February 11, 2016

In today’s Eco-Report feature, Norm Holy talks to I.U. Geographer Darren Ficklin about the drought in California, and how water shortages are affecting the public as well as the state’s agriculture. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:20 — 26.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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EcoReport Feature – The California Drought

In today’s Eco-Report feature, Norm Holy talks to I.U. Geographer Darren Ficklin about the drought in California, and how water shortages are affecting the public as well as the state’s agriculture. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:00 — 7.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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IN Nature – Rats and Mice

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:33 — 1.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Better Beware – Skimmers!

Using your credit or debit card at a gas station, an ATM, a department store, or even a supermarket is getting to be risky. Here’s the info on how the risk is developing. Produced by Richard Fish. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Supreme Court Delays Enforcement of Clean Power Plan

Yesterday the US Supreme Court announced a decision to delay enforcement of the Clean Power Plan, a federal rule implemented last August that limits carbon emissions in existing power plants. Conservative justices prevailed in a five to four vote. The delay is related to a group of lawsuits filed by state governments, including Indiana, which oppose the emission limits. WFHB …

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Daily Local News – February 10, 2016

Two cases of mumps have been confirmed on Indiana University Bloomington campus; The State Health department has announced the first case of Zika virus in Indiana; A new member of the Ellettsville Town Council brought up what he said could be a potential conflict of interest at meeting this week; Credit card skimmers were found inside of Bloomington gas pumps …

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League of Women Voters and Monroe County Hold Legislative Update Session

The League of Women Voters of Bloomington and Monroe County held its last update for the 2016 legislative session on Saturday. State Senator Mark Stoops along with State Representatives Matt Pierce and Jeff Ellington reported on the status of several bills at the halfway point in the legislative session. Stoops reported that Senate Bill 128 to expand access to mass …

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Interchange – Frantz Fanon: Toward a New Humanism

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Psychiatrist, philosopher, writer, activist and insurgent, Frantz Fanon influenced such revolutionary leaders as Malcolm X and Che Guevara. Fanon was a political radical and a Marxist humanist concerned with the psychopathology of colonization, and the human, social, and cultural consequences of decolonization. He died of leukemia at just 36 years of age in December of 1961, just one year before …

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Cast of Characters: James Wilder

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In the WFHB series, Cast of Characters, we go looking for local people from interesting personal stories. We bring you another installment of the Cast of Characters series now with WFHB correspondent Amanda Marino. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:51 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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