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bloomingOUT – From the Archives: J Patrick Redmond – June 22, 2017

The bloomingOUT crew takes a week break from the live program, but hopes you enjoy this re-airing of an interview with Vincennes, IN native and author of Some Go Hungry, Patrick Redmond. Patrick Redmond will be returning to BloomingOUT next week to talk about his latest work. This episode also features music from this week’s featured artist, Ryan Dolan and …

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Voices in the Street: “What are your thoughts on the Michelle Carter case?”

Recently, Michelle Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of her 18 year old boyfriend. The verdict was handed down in Massachusetts and carries a maximum sentence of 20 years. Ms Carter urged her boyfriend by text messages to commit suicide and told him by phone to get back into his truck as it filled with deadly carbon …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Shelly Westerhausen

Like countless people before her, Shelly Westerhausen came to Bloomington to study at Indiana University and wound up staying here. A vegetarian since she was a young girl, Shelly grew up in a town that didn’t even have a vegetarian restaurant. She was drawn to Bloomington by our town’s diverse and varied eateries. She has blogged about cooking for years …

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Daily Local News – June 22, 2017

The Sycamore Land Trust has acquired two square miles, or 115 acres, that will be added to the Bean Blossom conservation area; Bloomington City council members take their time with one of two proposed ordinances aimed at encouraging more affordable housing in the city; The U.S. Justice Department announced it will help twelve cities, including Indianapolis, develop strategies in hopes …

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Eco Report – June 22, 2017

Eco Report 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 foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Eco Feature: IU Team Works on Indiana’s Response to Climate Change

In today’s Eco Report feature, correspondent Norm Holy speaks with Indiana University professor and acclaimed scientist Ellen Ketterson, who is part of a team of faculty working to develop plans for responding to climate change in Indiana. Last month, IU announced it would invest 55 million dollars in the project as part of the university’s Grand Challenges program. This is …

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Dance Instructor Marks Decades of Movement

A dance instructor at the Twin Lakes Recreation Center has seen highs and lows during his decades of teaching in Bloomington. WFHB correspondent Arjun Balasundaram brings us this story for today’s WFHB community report.

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Standing Room Only: Intimate Sycamore Landscapes

On April 26, Steve Higgs discussed his experience studying and reporting on natural conservation in Indiana. Higgs is among Indiana’s foremost environmental photographers and is the author of Eternal Vigilance: Nine Tales of Environmental Heroism in Indiana and A Guide to the Natural Areas of Southern Indiana. His talk was one in a series from Green Drinks Bloomington, a monthly …

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Daily Local News – June 21, 2017

Two major insurance companies, Anthem and MD Wise, announced today they won’t participate in Indiana’s health insurance exchange next year. According to an annual report by The Rural School and Community Trust, rural Indiana schools receive disproportionate funding compared to urban or suburban schools. Community members within the Richland Bean Blossom School Corporation want to see less crowded schools, better …

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Better Beware – Scam Updates

Here’s the latest info about some common scams going around right this very moment, including a look at a swindle that may not be what we thought it was.

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