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Activate! – Horse Angels: Bill Walters

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Bill Walters shares his joy of working with horses with illness, injury, or behavioral problems, on a beautiful ranch run by veterinarian Dr. Sue Wittenberg.The ranch provides refuge and rehabilitation for animals, and great opportunities to learn from Dr. Sue. Also, more volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS Horse Angels Horse Rescue Horse-Angels Horse Rescue Volunteers …

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Bring It On! – February 1, 2016

William Hosea and Cornelius Wright discuss Black History Month – Bloomington Style: Reclaiming the next 100 years. Joining the discussion is Rafi Hassan of the Bloomington Community & Family Resources Department. PART ONE William Hosea and Cornelius Wright discuss Black History Month – Bloomington Style: Reclaiming the next 100 years. Joining the discussion is Rafi Hassan of the Bloomington Community …

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Daily Local News – February 1, 2016

A piece of legislation presented by the Indiana Forest Alliance to protect forests was denied a hearing last week; Indiana University has been ranked among the world’s 50 most innovative universities by Reuters News; Ellettsville Town Council member Brian Mobley raised concerns last week with the amount the town was spending on improvements to Police department offices; The American Heart …

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A “Ride Along” With IU-Bloomington Campus Police

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With 44 full-time sworn officers, several part time police officers and student cadets, the Indiana University Police Department is one of the larger university police organizations in the United States. It is among the 12 largest law enforcement organizations in Indiana. Last fall, Correspondent Naomi Zhao rode along with three IUPD officers to find out more about their jobs. We …

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Indiana Forest Conservation Legislation Denied

A piece of legislation presented by the Indiana Forest Alliance to protect forests was denied a hearing last week. The proposed act would have made 10 percent of Indiana’s forests off-limits to timber harvest, to preserve the land for wildlife and for people to enjoy. This is the third time IFA has been unsuccessful in passing legislation of this kind, …

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Hola Bloomington – Special Interview with Jacky Comforty

Hola Bloomington’s hosts Carlos Bakota and Araceli Gomez-Aldana conduct a special interview with director and producer Jacky Comforty. Comforty’s documentary “The Optimist” is part of a special screening of the Ryder Film Series. The Optimists explores how different ethnic and religious groups stood by each other in Bulgaria even during the Holocaust. Bulgaria’s experience offers valuable insight into how people …

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bloomingOUT – Chris Paulsen and Tim Lemper – January 28, 2016

Tonight, join hosts Schuyler Keller and Ryne Shadday as they interview Chris Paulsen, president of Freedom Indiana, and Tim Lemper, of the IU GLBT Alumni Association. The music tonight was “So Bad” by Brandon Skeie and “Pride” by American Authors. Hosts Schuyler Keller and Ryne Shadday Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Olivia Davidson Engineer Andrew Sims Podcast: Play in new …

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Voices in the Street – “Bloomington’s new Mayor, priorities for John Hamilton.”

With John Hamilton recently taking the mayoral reins of Bloomington government, Voices in the Street wanted to know what aspects running the city you think he should prioritize during his tenure. So Bloomington, what should our new Mayor be focusing on and why? Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:39 — 2.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Freedom Indiana Member on Major Changes Made to Indiana Bills

Legislators in Indianapolis made major changes yesterday to bills that could affect the civil rights of many Indiana residents. We spoke to a representative of the group Freedom Indiana to find out more, and we bring you that conversation now for today’s WFHB community report. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:31 — 3.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | …

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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Period Ends January 31st

The Affordable Care Act enrollment period will end on January 31st when the Health Insurance Marketplaces closes. The next open enrollment period will not be until the end of the year. Hoosiers are urged to take advantage of options from eight different issuers with an average of 61 different plans that can lower insurance costs by an average of 12 …

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