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United Technologies Announces Closing of Two Major Plants

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation is trying to reclaim grant money from two companies operating in the state. United Technologies announced the closure of two plants in Indianapolis and Huntington, outsourcing about 2,100 jobs to Mexico. Over the past nine years, the company received over half a million dollars in grants for training and development from the Indiana Economic Development …

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Group of Experts on Environmental Policy Debate Merits of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Last night a group of experts on environmental policy converged to debate the merits of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan. Just last week, the Supreme Court delayed the implementation of the plan, which sets limits on carbon emissions from power plants. States across the country, including Indiana, have filed lawsuits challenging the legality of the regulations. Speaking last night were …

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Daily Local News – February 16, 2016

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation is trying to reclaim grant money from two companies operating in the state; The Bloomington Monroe County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Policy Committee has approved a project aimed at making local intersections safer and more accessible for pedestrians; Yesterday the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission heard an update on plans for a Certified Tech Park; Indiana State Representative …

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Activate! Quarryland Men’s Chorus : Robert Ping Slater

Robert Ping-Slater shares his experience being a part of the Quarryland Men’s Chorus, a positive performance-based community for gay and bisexual men and their allies in South Central Indiana. Through vocal excellence and fellowship, participants in the choir develop community and artistry. Listen and be inspired to get involved! Learn about this and other volunteer opportunities from the City of …

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Bring It On! – February 15, 2016

Anchors William Hosea and Cornelius Wright interview Dr. Stephanie Carter, leader of a local community program that works with preparing teens for college. PART ONE Anchors William Hosea and Cornelius Wright interview Dr. Stephanie Carter, a local resident who started a community-based research program that works with African American high school students to increase literacy and college preparation. Dr. Carter …

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Water Contamination Problem Linked to Treatment Plant

Procedures at Bloomingon’s water treatment plant appear to be contributing to the high levels of disinfectant byproducts in the city’s water. That’s according to recent input from two outside agencies. Staff from the Bloomington Utilities Department met on Friday with officials at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and consultants from Black and Veatch, a company the city has …

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Bloomington Fire Department Tests New Software

The Bloomington Fire Department is beginning the beta testing phase of a new software designed to enhance the department’s response to emergency calls. Fire Chief Todd Easton and Deputy Chief Jayme Washel made the announcement during a town hall meeting on Friday. Named “Project Innovation,” the initiative is a collaboration between Bloomington Fire Department, Indiana University faculty, and a Danish …

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IU Student Finds Inspiration from His Barber

An Indiana University student found inspiration for a class assignment while visiting his barber last year. We bring you his story now for today’s WFHB community report. This story was produced as a partnership with an audio journalism class at IU.

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Daily Local News – February 15, 2016

Procedures at Bloomingon’s water treatment plant appear to be contributing to the high levels of disinfectant byproducts in the city’s water; The Bloomington Fire Department is beginning the beta testing phase of a new software designed to enhance the department’s response to emergency calls; The Bloomington Utilities Service Board approved a contract last week aimed at addressing a problem with …

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Hola Bloomington – February 12, 2016

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria V.​, Luz Maria Lopez, y Araceli Gómez-Aldana platican sobre el día del amor y la amistad. Hablan sobre como celebran y que les gusta hacer en este día. Además, los oyentes comparte mensajes de amor al aire. Hola Bloomington hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria, Luz Maria Lopez, ​and Araceli Gómez-Aldana discuss Valentine’s Day. …

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