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Daily Local News – November 7, 2017

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is closing 17 state parks in November for deer hunts; Three Bloomington Neighborhood Associations are receiving grants from the city for neighborhood improvement projects; The Indiana Department of Transportation is moving steadily ahead with its development of Interstate 69’s Section five from Bloomington to Martinsville. FEATURE WFHB News Director Wes Martin spoke with Shalom …

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Heavy Storms Batter Area; Monroe County Ready

Fierce storms battered southern Monroe and northern Lawrence counties yesterday afternoon before becoming tornadoes in central Indiana. The Lawrence County Sheriff warned residents of a gas leak along Gas Line Rd. through its Facebook page. The sheriff set up a temporary command center at Springville Elementary School and directed displaced residents there. Monroe County Sheriff Brad Swain said things were …

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Att’y General Sessions Addresses Ten Point Coalition

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke to members of the Ten Point Coalition in Indianapolis today. He was invited by Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill. The Ten Point Coalition aims at reducing violent crime through employment opportunities. The organization has been lauded by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for its work around three Indianapolis neighborhoods. More than a dozen …

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Hundreds of Scientists Object to Yellowwood Logging PLan

More than 200 scientists and academics presented a letter to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb late last week objecting to the logging of the Yellowwood backcountry area. The letter was authored by Earlham College professor Leslie Bishop and was signed by 228 academics and scientists. The letter states that in 2002, more than 40 percent of Indiana’s State Forests were exempted …

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Daily Local News – November 6, 2017

More than 200 scientists and academics presented a letter to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, objecting to Yellowwood logging plans; Gov. Holcomb appoints new leaders for the Department of Natural Resources Water Division and Oil & Gas Division; Bloomington Sanitation Department begins residential leaf pickup today; US Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke to the Ten Point Coalition in Indianapolis today; Indiana …

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Local Live – Emily Morrone

Emily Morrone is an Indianapolis-based singer/songwriter who makes pop music, using vocals, guitar and a loop pedal. Her music focuses on relationships and the pain, turmoil and joy that can come along with them. These grooves are more infectious than someone may expect from a solo artist. Originally Aired: 10/18/17 Engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered, Ilze Akerbergs

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Bring It On! – November 6, 2017

Tonight’s hosts William Hosea and Cornelius Wright interview Victoria Jones, Brandon Washington, Gabrielle Steenberger and Dr. Charlie Nelms about the memories and merits one can derive from taking advantage of an opportunity to study abroad. Dr.Nelms is a transformational servant-leader, a motivational speaker, and a consultant with expertise in higher education. Credits: Our show’s Executive Producer is Wes Martin. Our …

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Hola Bloomington – November 3, 2017

El día de hoy tuvimos dos programas en HOLA Bloomington. Parte 1: Locutores Raquel Anderson y Luis Hernández hablaron sobre la situación en México, Puerto Rico y las Islas vírgenes. Nos comentaron sobre el evento “De Pueblo a Pueblo” que se lleva acabo el Lunes 6 de Noviembre en el Buskirk- Chumley. Además, Invitado Iván Meceda hablo sobre sus experiencias …

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Kite Line- November 3, 2017: Appalachian Prison Resistance

This week, we speak with Lill, a resident of Whitesburg, Kentucky. Whitesburg is located in Letcher County the proposed home to a new federal prison to be built on a mountaintop removal site. We have previously covered the strong local organizing in Letcher County that had helped put a stop to this toxic proposal. In light of recent efforts by …

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bloomingOUT – Lauren Faber – November 2, 2017

This week BloomingOUT anchors Rachel Jones and Kim Hahn discuss recent LGBT headlines with producer Alex Ashkin including the crackdown on the Egyptian LGBTQ community and the halt in Trump’s transgender military ban. On the second half of the show, stand-up comedian Lauren Faber joins the discussion while touring from North Carolina. You can catch their performance with Alice Wetterlund …

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