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Long Delayed Mixed-waste Recycling Project One Step Closer

A long-delayed recycling project in Monroe County has entered another stage. Consultants are now on the clock to complete a  feasibility study for a mixed waste processing facility, also known as a MRF (pronounced “murf”). The MRF project has been studied and debated for more than seven years. The County Solid Waste Management District has now contracted with Florida firm Kessler …

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Gray Death: A New Strain of Heroin

A new strain of heroin has been found in Greenwood, Indiana. The heroin drug cocktail is being called Gray Death. It is a mixture of synthetic opioids, including Carfentanil which is 10,000 times more potent than morphine. Across the U.S., Gray Death has caused deaths and overdoses. An Ohio police officer reportedly overdosed last month after accidentally encountering the drug …

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Daily Local News – May 22, 2017

A new strain of heroin has been found in Greenwood, Indiana; The Indiana University School of Medicine will receive $2.9 million to research chemotherapy side effects; IU Center for Evaluation and Education Policy finds correlation between residential and school segregation; Feasibility study for a mixed-waste processing facility; Bloomington’s 2017 Early Music Festival. FEATURE A proposed expansion of Adams Village will …

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Local Live – Blind Uncle Harry

Blind Uncle Harry are specialists in shredding, sing-alongs and “hillbilly hippy haiku folk rock.” The band sometimes varies in style and size. We were fortunate enough to have Chris Doran and Sadie Dainko stop by the station and offer a musical antidote to these politically poisonous times. In their own words, “just because Donald Trump is president doesn’t mean you’ve …

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Local Live – Kimmie Knapp and Johnny Profane

Kimmie Knapp and Johnny Profane have been a duo for the last five years. In their own words, they “… mix Oldskool Folk & Country with punk & rock, club — sometimes a little samba. We make real music about real, adult lives.” Their multi-genre approach was certainly evident in their performance. Their lyrics were humorous and, in addition to …

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Hola Bloomington – May 19, 2017

Locutoras Maria Auxi Viloria y Melanie Oben entrevistan a Valeria De Castro- instructora de Yoga de Familia. Hosts Maria Auxi Viloria and Melanie Oben interview Valeria De Castro- Family Yoga instructor.

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Brown County Hour – Episode #62 May 2017

Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Cari Ray, Pam Raider, Vera Grubbs, Chuck Wills, and Rick Fettig. First aired Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 9 AM on WFHB ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Spring is in full swing in Brown County! This episode brings in old and new friends as we talk about hiking trails, great music, and …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #61 April 2017

Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Cari Ray, Pam Raider, Vera Grubbs, Chuck Wills, and Rick Fettig. First aired Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 9 AM on WFHB ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: We kick off the WFHB spring fundraiser with our April episode! We thank you for being a supporter of our show and public radio. You …

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I-69 Developer Disrupts Road Project in Tunisia

The financially-troubled multinational company responsible for building and maintaining Section 5 of Interstate 69 has now reportedly disrupted a major road project in Tunisia. Tunisie Autoroutes, which is responsible for managing highways in Tunisia, has just cancelled a contract with Isolux Corsan, which had been hired to build a 13-mile stretch of motorway there. According to Africa Intelligence, the financial …

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bloomingOUT – Camp Buckwood – May 18, 2017

Hosts Colin Shassberger and Jeff Poling sit down with Ben Gleason, the co-owner of a gay campground in Brown County, to learn about Camp Buckwood’s history, upcoming events and more. You can find more about the camp on their website at: http://egay.biz/joomla/ This episode also includes a local and global news discussion about banning conversion camps, the local organist who …

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