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The Ins and Outs of Money – Are You Compulsively Impulsive?

Everybody knows what it’s like to be tempted by something in a store that they don’t need. Find out what’s behind our impulse to buy, and how to manage it.

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Daily Local News – March 8, 2016

The City of Bloomington will be testing more regularly for cyanobacterial toxins caused by harmful algae blooms beginning this summer; Jails in Southern Indiana struggle to house higher numbers of female inmates than they were originally designed to accommodate; Area schools are taking the ISTEP test this week; Last Friday Governor Mike Pence signed into law Senate Enrolled Act 91. …

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Monroe County Westside TIF District Amendment

On Friday March 4th, the Monroe County Commissioners heard a request to amend the development plan for the Westside TIF district. The request will add two projects to the existing TIF plan. The intent is to improve traffic flow in the area roads of the Westside TIF.

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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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