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Daily Local News – January 19, 2017

Bloomington is about to conduct what officials believe is the city’s first ever community-wide scientific survey; The Indiana House of Representatives has drafted a new bill regarding abortion, and activist organizations have started to resist; The City Council gave its final approval for a four-year collective bargaining agreement between the City of Bloomington and Professional Firefighters Local 586; The extension …

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EcoReport Feature – Climate Change in Yosemite National Park

In today’s EcoReport feature, correspondent Norm Holy speaks with Yosemite National Park public affairs officer Scott Gedamin about the effects that climate change is having on the Park.

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Eco Report – January 19, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Better Beware – Ransomware

This internet menace has suddenly become a much greater danger for everyone. Here’s the latest info and ways to find out more. This one is urgent!

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Proposals to change how police seized property is handled by the State

As the state legislature kicks off the new session, some lawmakers want to change the way the state handles property seized by police. Correspondent Jerrod Dill brings us the story.

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Daily Local News – January 18, 2017

Last night, brand new Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb focused much of his first State of the State address on the Hoosier economy; That was the director of the Indiana Institute for Working Families, Jessica Fraser, speaking this afternoon with WFHB News Director Joe Crawford; The Board of Trustees for the Richland Bean Blossom School Corporation approved a five thousand dollar …

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Standing Room Only: CrimethInc and Preparing for Trump

On Saturday, January 7th, CrimethInc met at the Monroe County Public Library to give their lecture entitled “Preparing for the Trump Era.” CrimethInc is an anarchist network that is active around the United States and other parts of the world, and two members of the group came to speak. The group discussed how Trump came into power and how to …

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Daily Local News – January 17, 2017

After a decades-long career at IU Bloomington, the university’s provost and executive vice president Lauren Robel is now a finalist for the position of chancellor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa; Bloomington’s Interfaith Winter Shelter is attempting to crowdfund 50,000 dollars in order to fund its emergency homeless shelter this year; The final piece of a planned unit development at Patterson …

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Interchange – We Decline: Inaugurate the Revolution

As we head into the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, a local group says “NO, in Thunder”: No to the erosion of civil liberties and the end of any semblance of a democratic society. We welcome organizers of Inaugurate the Revolution, a group seeking to transfer power into the hands of the disenfranchised, and to dismantle the systems of oppression …

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Public Safety Tax Won’t Be Magic Bullet in Ellettsville

Local officials are finding the public safety tax may not fund as many public safety needs as they anticipated. Reporter Sarah Vaughan has more from the Town of Ellettsville.

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