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Eco Feature: Crown Hill Woods Preserved — For Now

In today’s Eco Report feature, correspondent Norm Holy speaks with Anne Laker from the Indiana Forest Alliance. The Alliance was involved in lobbying for the preservation of the Crown Hill Woods, an old-growth forest in Indianapolis. The Alliance recently announced the woods will not be cleared, at least not for the time being.

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Daily Local News – May 31, 2017

The city of Bloomington paid $228,000 to fix a culvert below Third and Lincoln streets in April. Bloomington residents can use a new interactive map to find out when city streets will be paved this summer. The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has announced it will be providing $10 million in grants for nonprofit organizations aiming to help STEM teachers. …

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Standing Room Only: Volunteers in Medicine

You’ve been listening to Volunteers in Medicine of Monroe County’s Executive Director Nancy Richman, who spoke May 9 at The Venue in Bloomington. She explained the history of the local VIM clinic, as well as the story behind the national program, which provides care for medically underserved people at almost 100 locations. While the local clinic has remained true to …

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DLN Feature – Mother Hubbards Cupboard

Employees and volunteers at Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard food pantry find themselves advocating for more than just food security. Correspondent Sarah Vaughan has more in Today’s Community Report

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Standing Room Only: Student Stories Part Three

In early April, a group of students taught by Rachel Bahr at the The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship told their stories. Their themes ranged from dealing with a campsite disaster to embracing friendship no matter what. The commonality was that each storyteller learned something new. We hear stories by Trevor Shaw, Emanuel Courter, Amy Martin, Jared Stewart, Payci Wu, …

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Better Beware – Summer Scams

Seasonal scams are always with us, and if you’re vacationing — or looking for a summer job — there are too many ways you can get ripped off.

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Everyday People: Exceptional Getaways Inc.

WFHB’s weekly community resources segment. In this week’s segment, Michelle Webster and Tim Stout speak about Exceptional Getaways, a sightseeing tour agency in Bloomington, Indiana. For more information, visit their website http://www.exceptionalgetaways.com/ or their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ExceptionalGetawaysInc/

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A Look Inside Indiana University Efforts to Represent Minority Populations

Indiana University has used various methods for combating the narrative that minority populations at IU are underrepresented and underfunded. Reporter Taylor Green looked into those efforts, and the way they’re perceived by the affected populations, for today’s WFHB community report. This story airs courtesy of a partnership between WFHB and a community journalism class at IU taught by Professor Michael …

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Switchyard Brewing Company to lease Jake’s Night Club

Bloomington startup, Switchyard Brewing Company, has signed a long-term lease for the former Jake’s Night Club building at 419 North Walnut Street. That’s according to a press release from the brewing company. The owners of the brewing company say they plan major renovations and a complete interior makeover for the 8,800-square-foot building. Company founder Kurtis Cummings says the location will …

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Interchange – Dissecting Male Supremacy: Kate Millett’s Sexual Politics

We open the show with Bobbi Martin’s “For the Love of Him.” All the music played is from the 1970 Billboard Top 100, extending the discussion from last week’s show on the political power of music. Kate Millett’s 1970 book, Sexual Politics, is a classic text of Second Wave Feminism, finding sexism and subjection inherent in the institutions of marriage …

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