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Bring It On – July 25th, 2016

Harambee (a Swahili word that means, Let us all pull together) is back by popular demand. Harambee was held first in 2002. It is about Afrikan / Black peoples coming together to talk with each other, listen to each other, and explore ways of supporting each other. Harambee events may range from informal affairs lasting a few hours, in which …

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Daily Local News – July 25, 2016

Indiana Legal Services has sued the state of Indiana for neglecting an Ellettsville woman’s health insurance application for six months; A pool of mosquitoes in Greene County has tested positive for the West Nile virus; The Buskirk Chumley Theater will soon be able to upgrade its cinematic equipment; The Monroe County Board of Commissioners approved changes to the county’s zoning …

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Linked-In Learning: Facing a New Trend of Online Classrooms

Bloomington High School South has begun to incorporate online courses into its curriculum. Now students are able to retake classes they failed – or begin working on college courses – all online. But some say a computer screen can’t completely replace a classroom. Student journalist, Alexis Davis, reported on the story. Each Monday during June and July, the Daily Local …

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West Nile-Infected Mosquitoes Found in Greene County

A pool of mosquitoes has tested positive for the West Nile virus in Greene County. That’s according to the Greene County Daily World, which cited information from the Greene County Health Department. Greene is now one of three counties in the state of Indiana where the virus has been detected. So far, only one case of West Nile has been …

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Lawsuit Filed Against State in Case of Lapsed Insurance Approval

Indiana Legal Services has sued the state of Indiana for neglecting an Ellettsville woman’s health insurance application for six months. While the woman, Regina Malloy, waited to hear back from the state, she racked up thousands of dollars of debt from doctor visits, lab fees, and an MRI. That’s all according to a report in the Herald-Times. Malloy had applied …

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Standing Room Only: A Discussion on the Americans with Disabilities Act

On Wednesday, June 22nd the City of Bloomington’s Council for Community Accessibility met with different restaurant owners to speak about making Bloomington more compliable with the Americans with Disabilities Act. A representative from the Great Lakes ADA Center came to give a mini-training session at Uptown Cafe on how to improve restaurants in the Bloomington area. Jennifer Skulski owns her …

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bloomingOUT – Kevin Warren – July 21, 2016

Join anchors Janae Cummings and Ryne Shadday as they interview Kevin Warren from the “Pence Must Go” campaign. Janae, Kevin, and Ryne talk about the future of the campaign now that Governor Mike Pence has been officially selected as the Republican Vice Presidential candidate to run with Donald Trump in the November presidential election. Anchors and guest also talk about …

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China and the Future of Indiana Steel

Steel manufacturers in Indiana want all Chinese steel imports blocked by the International Trade Commission to protect them from what they say are unfair and illegal trade practices. Correspondent Jerrod Dill brings us that story in today’s WFHB community report.

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Daily Local News – July 21, 2016

Monroe County lost out on federal grant money that would have funded road construction in the Westside Economic Development Area; In its meeting Tuesday night, the Monroe County Plan Commission gave its final approval for the Holland Fields housing development; The Indiana Supreme Court has begun developing a new registry that will list all Hoosiers convicted of child neglect and …

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EcoFeature – Krispn Given, Apiculture Specialist at Purdue University, Discusses Honeybees and Their Ability to Survive Mite Infestations

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews Krispn Given, apiculture specialist at Purdue University, about honeybee hives and their ability to survive mite infestations. Krispn is an expert on all things honeybee related.

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