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Daily Local News – February 9, 2016

Indiana Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellsperman announced this afternoon she is resigning from state government; Two bills are moving through the Statehouse that would allow pharmacists to deny pseudoephedrine sales to suspicious customers; The Indiana University Board of Trustees have approved a room and board price increase for the upcoming school year; The League of Women Voters of Bloomington and Monroe …

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Ins and Outs of Money – Get Saving Now!

Most experts say you need to have at least a year’s income in retirement savings by the time you’re 35. But it’s never too late to start, and there are options to help grow your nest egg if you’re starting late. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:06 — 2.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Bring It On! – February 8, 2016

Clarence Boone and Liz Mitchell welcome Dr. Charlie Nelms as part of Black History Month. PART ONE Clarence Boone and Liz Mitchell welcome Dr. Charlie Nelms as part of Black History Month – Bloomington Style: Reclaiming the next 100 years. Dr. Nelms shares his extensive and remarkable insight on the state of racial affairs in the community and the nation. …

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Activate! – People and Animal Learning Services (PALS) : Emily Webster

Emily Webster shares her experience working with People and Animal Learning Services (PALS), a therapeutic program for people with disabilities that also provides opportunities for recreational riding. PALS helps particpants build strength and learn how to care for animals. Also, more volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS Pet Therapy at Hospice Facility PALS New Volunteer Training …

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Mayor Hamilton Addresses Downtown Parking Meter Issues

Two and a half years after they were first installed, Bloomington’s parking meters are not working as advertised. Mayor John Hamilton held a press conference on Friday to discuss problems with the meters. The parking meters were strongly supported by the previous mayor, Mark Kruzan, who ended his third term as mayor in December. We bring you a portion of …

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Daily Local News – February 8, 2016

Indiana University’s Associate Dean of Students and Title Nine Director Jason Casares is on paid administrative leave following sexual assault allegations made by a colleague; A bill is moving through the Indiana General Assembly that could stop an initiative to ban single-use plastic bags in Bloomington; In its meeting last week, the Monroe County Election Board received an update on …

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Plastic Waste Bill Moves Through General Assembly

A bill is moving through the Indiana General Assembly that could stop an initiative to ban single-use plastic bags in Bloomington. House Bill ten-fifty-three, authored by Representative Ronald Bacon, would prohibit the local government from regulating the distribution and manufacture of single-use plastic containers. The bill would also prohibit local government from imposing restrictions or fees concerning such containers. This …

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bloomingOUT – Jeanne Smith – February 4, 2016

Anchors Jeff Poling and Ryne Shadday are joined by local businesswoman and trans activist, Jeanne Smith. Tonight’s show features music from Against Me! and Wendy Carlos. Plus a new episode of our weekly segment “Open Doors.” CREDITS Anchors: Jeff Poling & Ryne Shadday Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Olivia Davidson Board Engineers Andrew Sims and Sarah Hetrick Segment Producer Megan …

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Interview with Abby Lee and David Koté of IU’s Macbeth

A production of Macbeth by the Indiana University Theater Department opens tomorrow evening. The director and one of the actresses spoke earlier this week with Interchange host Doug Storm. We bring you a portion of that conversation now for today’s WFHB community report. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:19 — 3.8MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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13 Counties to Join Indiana’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative

A Judicial Branch of Indiana Courts press release announced that 13 counties will join Indiana’s Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) this year, bringing the total number of participating Indiana counties to 32. The JDAI, begun in 2006, is a national juvenile justice reform initiative that aims to improve outcomes for children in the justice system while ensuring public safety. The …

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