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EcoReport Feature – June 23, 2016 – Bat Populations Threatened by White Nose Syndrome

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holly interviews Research Ecologist Susan Loeb on the effects of white nose syndrome on bat populations.

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EcoReport – June 23, 2016

In this week’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews research ecologist Susan Loeg on the effects of white nose syndrome on bat populations. EcoReport 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 …

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Standing Room Only: From Stonewall to Pulse

On June 21st, Bloomington Pride hosted a panel discussion to discuss the recent Pulse massacre. They did this by going through history, starting with Stonewall and moving through time to discuss how LGBTQ+ individuals have been treated in the past. Doug Bauder, Glorianne “Glo” Leck, Duncan Mitchell, and Jeanne Smith were panelists at the event. The group discussed the hardships …

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Better Beware – Orlando scams

The Orlando nightclub massacre is another very public disaster that attracts lots of good people who want to help, and lots of scammers who want to steal. Here’s how to avoid becoming a victim.

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Urgent Need for Foster Families

An increase of children in the child welfare system is sparking an urgent need for foster families. Sarah Vaughan speaks with Jamie Lawrence Nickels with the local office of the Indiana Division of Child Services, about the fostering process. We bring you their conversation now for today’s WFHB community report.

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Daily Local News – June 22, 2016

Lawmakers and web-based businesses have been scrambling over the past week to respond to a new court ruling on net neutrality; The City of Bloomington is taking advantage of I-69 construction to expand its digital connectivity; Although Hoosiers have a DO NOT CALL list, scammers sometimes ignore it; Pollinators such as bees and butterflies are responsible for 35 percent of …

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Interchange – The Hijabi Diaries: Muslim Women Speaking for Themselves

Anna Maidi and Aubrey Seader are interviewed by the Indiana Daily Student for a story about their Muslims of Bloomington project. (TAE-GYUN KIM / INDIANA DAILY STUDENT)

For today’s Interchange we bring you a special anthology episode of the local podcast “The Hijabi Diaries” which is a joint production of the Islamic Center of Bloomington and friends Aubrey Seader and Anna Maidi. Seader writes of the project on her website that she and Maidi, started hearing more and more anti-Muslim rhetoric coming out of the mouths of …

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The Ins and Outs of Money – Congrats!

Earning your degree is a milestone in life, but it’s just the beginning of a whole new set of concerns, especially when it comes to money. The Ins and Outs of Money is produced by Ryan Stacy and Associate Producer Kristina Wiltsee. It’s part of the It’s Your Money Project at Monroe County Public Library.

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Proposed Electrical Substation Concerns Residents

A plan for a new electrical substation near City Hall is drawing the ire of local residents, who say the proposed design will be a blight on the Maple Heights neighborhood and the new Trades District. Correspondent Jerrod Dill brings us the story.

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Daily Local News – June 21, 2016

Seven years after it was first proposed, the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District may be taking another stab at what’s been known simply as the MRF (“murf”) project; A recent release of the Nursing Policy Report predicted a shortage of nurses in Indiana two years from now in the fields of geriatric, mental health and primary care, as well …

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