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Development of 6 Acres of Trades District Awarded to Indianapolis Developer

Earlier this month, Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan announced the city had reached a deal with a company to develop about half of what the city calls The Trades District. The company, Flaherty and Collins, has agreed to develop a six-acre piece of land just east of Rogers Street and south of 11th Street. The city currently owns the land, which …

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Daily Local News – September 15, 2015

The Bloomington Plan Commission has approved the construction of a new apartment complex on the city’s south side; Indiana University Bloomington has already begun to receive applications for its new engineering programs; The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District has appointed a new head of operations; In other District news, at that same meeting County Plan Commissioner Scott Wells accused …

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Bring It On! – September 14, 2015

Clarence Boone and Mattie White welcome Anthony Thompson and David Beecham. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Clarence and Mattie welcome Pastors Anthony Thompson of Light House Community Church and David Beecham formerly of Apostolic Bible Church. They joins us to for a conversation related to the 35th Anniversary of the Light House Community Church in Bloomington and the pressing issues, …

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Hola Bloomington – September 11, 2015

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Raquel Anderson y Luz María López hablan con invitados, Lillian Casillas, Jane Walter y Daniel Soto, sobre la importancia de celebrar el mes de la herencia hispana y sobre cómo a cambiado nuestra comunidad a lo largo de los años. Además, hablan sobre los premios otorgados por la comisión de asuntos hispanos y latinos en …

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bloomingOUT – Mika Andraka – September 10, 2015

Tonight, hosts Jeff Jewel and Jeff Poling talk about the importance of the WFHB fund drive. Host Ryne Shadday interviews teen scientist Jack Andraka, who works in cancer research. The music tonight was by Stromae. Hosts: Jeff Jewel, Jeff Poling, and Ryne Shadday Executive Producer: Joe Crawford Producer: Olivia Davidson Engineer: Andrew Sims

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Former County Council Member Critical of Process and Data Used for Addressing Pay Raise Request

Former Monroe County Council member, Scott Wells, is critical of both the process and the data used for addressing a recent request to raise the pay of the County Commissioners. The Commissioners had requested a roughly 24 percent pay increase next year. The Council rejected the request last week. Wells addressed the County Council on Tuesday. He first addressed the …

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Reinvest IU’s March for Climate Change

Next Thursday, a group called Reinvest IU is planning what they’re calling a March for Climate Action. This afternoon, WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke with a member of the group about their demand that IU stop investing in companies involved in extracting fossil fuels. We bring you that conversation now for today’s WFHB community report.

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IU to Invest $300 Million to Develop Solutions for the Planet’s Most Pressing Problems

In other university news, IU has announced it plans to invest $300 million over the next five years to develop solutions for QUOTE “some of the planet’s most pressing problems” UNQUOTE. A press release called the new Grand Challenges program the most ambitious research program in the university’s history. The university has not decided which issues it hopes to address. …

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Students Against State Violence Rally

A student organization at Indiana University is rallying tonight against what they call an extreme rape culture in Bloomington. The group Students Against State Violence organized the event after a rape was reported behind Kilroy’s Dunnkirk on August 29th. An Indiana Daily Student article about the incident states that an IU police officer witnessed two people behind the bar at …

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Daily Local News – September 10, 2015

A student organization at Indiana University is rallying tonight against what they call an extreme rape culture in Bloomington; In other university news, IU has announced it plans to invest $300 million over the next five years to develop solutions for “some of the planet’s most pressing problems;” Former Monroe County Council member, Scott Wells, is critical of both the …

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