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Voices in the Street – “Another first in U.S. Politics. Hillary Clinton gets the Democratic Presidential Nod.

On Tuesday, the Democratic National Convention made Hillary Clinton the first woman to head a major party Presidential ticket, putting quote, “the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet.” Hillary is a former first lady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State and will take the stage tonight in her official acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention. Voices in the …

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Big Talk: “Juniper: The Girl Who Was Born Too Soon.”

Kelley Benham French and Tom French are journalists, both now teaching at Indiana University’s Media School. Both were award-winning newspaper reporters for the Tampa Bay Times. They met when she was young and he was closer to middle age. Years later, after his first marriage ended, they finally became a couple, married, and tried to have a baby. For years, …

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Daily Local News – July 28, 2016

Despite an expected loss of state funding, Monroe County’s day reporting program for juvenile offenders is positioned to continue operations; The county council also heard about efforts to fully fund a 35-hour-a-week Problem Solving Court Program Director; The race for Indiana’s U.S. Senate seat could become the most expensive general race in Indiana state history, according to political observers; Downtown …

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Standing Room Only: Backpacking 101

On June 16th, long-time backpacker Michael Waterford met with prospective backpackers to present “Backpacking 101.” Michael has been on many backpacking expeditions all over the world. He met with community members in Reverend Ernest D. Butler Park to discuss how to survive in the wild, along with first aid, what to buy, and good places to explore. The event was …

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EcoFeature – Rosie and Mike Sills of Earth Song Farm Discuss Their Sustainable Farm

In today’s EcoReport feature, Bob Kissel interviews Rosie and Mike Sills at Earth Song Farm. Earth Song Farm is a small family farm in Bloomfield, Indiana that uses sustainable growing procedures like crop rotation and companion planting. Their garden is half an acre and in the process of expanding.

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EcoReport – July 28, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, Bob Kissel interviews Rosie and Mike Sills at Earth Song Farm. Earth Song Farm is a small family farm in Bloomfield, Indiana that uses sustainable growing procedures like crop rotation and companion planting. Their garden is half an acre and in the process of expanding. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental …

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Better Beware – Contractor Questions

Anybody who needs to hire someone to work around their home or business needs to ask some important questions before agreeing. Here’s how to stay safe and confident.

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Daily Local News – July 27, 2016

Caveat Emptor, the book store that has held a spot on the Bloomington square for 45 years, is not closing after all; The Monroe County Tax Council is holding a work session tonight at 7pm at City Hall to set a process by which townships can apply for a portion of the new public safety tax; Members of the City’s …

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Kickstarting the Bloomington Creative Glass Center

Abby Gitlitz was born and raised in Bloomington. At her high school, she was introduced to stained glass. After years away, she returned home to found the Bloomington Creative Glass Center. Taylor Haggerty has the story.

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Bloomington Planning and Transportation Director Christy Langley Discusses the Growth Policies Plan

The City’s Growth Policies Plan, also known as the GPP or the Comp Plan, covers a broad range of topics such as land use, housing, environmental protection and transportation, among other issues. The GPP is the guiding document for the City in setting policies and ordinances. Sarah Vaughan spoke with Planning and Transportation Director Christy Langley about the portion of …

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