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IU Undergraduate Student Announces Plans for State Legislature Bid

Indiana University student, Drew Ash, has announced he plans to run for State Legislature as an Independent candidate in the November election. That’s according to a report in the Herald-Times. Ash, a junior in the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), has never campaigned for a political position before. He will be running against Matt Pierce, the …

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Activate! Monroe County History Center : Sue Shelden

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The Monroe County History Center works to provide deeper insights into Bloomington and Monroe County history through museum exhibits, a research library, museum store, and other special programming. Long time volunteer Sue Shelden talks about how the Center fulfills its mission of connecting current Monroe County residents with the people and events of the past that have shaped our current …

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Hola Bloomington – May 5, 2016

Las locutoras de HOLA Bloomington Minerva Sosa, Norma Revee y Shirley Perez celebran el día de las madres en HOLA Bloomington. Hablan de lo que se significa ser mamá, como celebran, que han aprendido y dan consejos a los oyentes. Hola Bloomington hosts Minerva Sosa, Norma Revee and Shirley Perez celebrate Mother’s Day on HOLA Bloomington. They discuss what it …

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bloomingOUT – Gina Eilers – May 5, 2016

Join hosts Olivia Davidson and Ryne Shadday as they talk with Gina Eilers, a transgender blogger and activist. Our music tonight was “The Strangest War” by Indiana Queen and “Lavender Country” by Lavender Country. Hosts Ryne Shadday and Olivia Davidson Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Ryne Shadday Engineer Andrew Sims

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“Leaving Bloomington”

Graduation at IU Bloomington is this weekend. For today’s WFHB community report, we bring you one man’s story of coming to Bloomington as a student and then eventually leaving town ten years later as a self-described townie. This story, by Lincoln Smith, comes through a partnership between WFHB and an audio journalism class at the Indiana University Media School.

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Voices in the Street – “The 2016 Primary Election: How Would you Rate the Experience?

The Indiana State primaries were carried out last Tuesday with Donald Trump solidifying his status as the Republican nominee, while Bernie Sanders continues to battle it out with Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nod. Voices in the Street roving reporter, Aracelli Gomez, hit the streets to ask your friends and neighbors what their voting experience was like and what issues …

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Early Voting Poll Workers are Still Waiting for Checks

Poll workers who helped out with early voting in Monroe County are still waiting for checks they should have received already. The County’s Elections Supervisor, Tree Martin, told the County Election Board today that the payments were late. Martin said her office turned in the payroll information on time. The checks should have been mailed to workers on Friday. But …

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Officials in Indiana Take Part in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Officials in Indiana and across the country took note of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 30th. Although areas such as Monroe County have 24-hour locations where residents can return leftover prescription medication, the day is intended to bring awareness to the dangers of unused drugs. Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller explains. ” This is something we’ve done with …

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Daily Local News – May 5, 2016

Monroe County surveyor Kevin Enright has passed away, according to a report in the Herald-Times. Enright died yesterday, according to the newspaper, which cited an email from Monroe County officials; Officials in Indiana and across the country took note of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 30th; Poll workers who helped out with early voting in Monroe County are …

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EcoReport – May 5, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan speaks with the city of Bloomington’s sustainability coordinator, Jacqui Bauer, about efforts to encourage awareness of environmental issues in the rental/housing market. 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 …

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