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TIF District Analysis Provides Surprising Results

Tax Increment Funding Districts, commonly known as TIF districts, were originally created to boost economic development in areas where businesses and the community itself, were struggling to thrive. Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughn spoke with author Michael Hicks of Ball State University about a newly released report on TIF districts. Our feature was produced by Sarah Vaughn.

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Activate! – Lotus Blossoms : Loraine Martin

Glimpse behind the scenes with Loraine Martin as she describes Lotus Blossoms program for children. Also, more volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. Activate! is produced by Jennifer Brooks with help from Christine Brackenhoff, along with the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network.

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Daily Local News – March 7, 2016

Although it’s been a relatively mild flu season in Indiana, the state is currently seeing an upswing in cases. On Friday, the Monroe County Commissioners heard a request to amend the development plan for the Westside TIF district. Indiana University police took action last week when a suspicious package was found outside the Student Services Office at 408 N. Union …

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Bring It On! – March 7, 2016

William Hosea and Liz Mitchell premiere the launch of “Dark Past, Bright Future- a regular feature segment on historical perspectives commonly omitted in mainstream media. They are joined by special guest Jay Thompson, owner of Hoosier Barber Shop in Bloomington, Indiana. Our show’s executive producer is Clarence Boone, with help from WFHB News Department director Joe Crawford. Our news editor …

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Hola Bloomington – March 4, 2016

Los locutoras de Hola Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Pablo Escobedo entrevistan a Lillian Casillas, directora del Centro Cultural Latino de la universidad de Indiana o La Casa. Se habla de activismo y la comunidad latina. Lillian habla de los esfuerza que la comunidad latina ha realizado en Bloomington. Discuten el significado del activismo y como miembros de la comunidad …

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bloomingOUT – Barbie – March 3, 2016

Join hosts Olivia Davidson and Schuyler Keller for tonight’s episode as they interview Barbie, who is currently transitioning. This episode features musical selections feature artists honored at the British LGBT awards such as Halsey, Jess Glynne, and Little Mix. Tonight’s episode also features another installment of the weekly series, Open Doors; as well as news, calendar events, and more within …

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Voices in the Street – “Bloomington’s heroin problem. What can we do to help stop the epidemic?”

In case you weren’t aware, Bloomington has a heroin problem. A man was arrested in January with over $12,000 in heroin and cases of Hepatitis C have exploded so much as a result of intravenous drug use that the state of Indiana declared a public health emergency for Monroe County last December. Voices in the Street hit the streets to …

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Hoosier Basketball Legend Shares Special Bond with a Player 60 Years his Junior

Archie Dees is a hall of famer at IU for his historic basketball career in the late 50’s when he won two Big Ten MVP’s. And Tyra Buss is currently a sophomore on the Hoosiers’ women’s team. Today, although they are 60 years apart in age, the two hold a special bond and friendship. Arthur Jones brings us that story …

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Monroe County Traffic Safety Partnership to Increase Education and Enforcement Against Dangerous Driving

Car accidents resulting from dangerous and impaired driving are preventable. That’s why the Monroe County Traffic Safety Partnership joins 250 Indiana law enforcement agencies this month to increase education and enforcement of dangerous driving. Starting tomorrow and extending through the 27th officers will conduct high-visibility patrols designed to identify and intercept aggressive or intoxicated drivers. The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute …

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Attorney General Greg Zoeller Hopes to Help Hoosiers Collect Unclaimed Savings Bonds

A News Release from Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller expresses concern over unclaimed savings bonds. According to the release, savings bonds are becoming a thing of the past. Zoeller hopes to help Hoosiers collect matured Saving Bonds that are most likely being held by the United States Treasury. Some of the bonds are as old as 70 years, and it …

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