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Daily Local News – May 18, 2016

Today President Obama doubled the salary threshold for overtime pay protections, potentially increasing pay for millions of Americans who hadn’t been getting paid for working overtime; City of Bloomington residents may see a 22% increase in their water and sewer rates starting next year. The proposed rate increase was presented to the Utilities Service Board on Monday; Indiana University released …

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Better Beware – Religious Scams

Any religion or belief system can be a tool for a con artist working an “affinity fraud.” Here’s a look at the subject, with a couple of unholy examples.

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Graduates Job Hunting, With Tattoos


With the school year now over, many college students and graduates have embarked on journeys to score jobs or internships. One question that some students should be asking is whether a tattoo could be a professional liability. Jordan Morgan, a journalism student at IU, investigated the evolving opinions of tattoos in society and in the workplace.

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The Ins and Outs of Money – Your Voices: Joint Finances

As a followup to our recent segment on how couples handle household finances, we hit the street to get stories from real people.

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Indiana Joins Movement to Amend U.S. Constitution

As disdain and distrust of the U.S. federal government remains high, with a recent Gallup poll putting Congressional approval at a meager 13%, some state legislative bodies across the country are using a less well known means of passing constitutional amendments in order to circumvent Washington. Correspondent Joshua Fleck takes us inside the story for today’s WFHB community report.

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Daily Local News – May 17, 2016

In anticipation of the five year anniversary of the disappearance of Lauren Spierer, the Bloomington Police Department has released a statement saying “the case continues to be a priority for the investigators assigned and there is work being done on the case literally every day”; Work has resumed on I-69 Section 5 through Bloomington after contractual disputes halted construction earlier …

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Interchange – If You’ve Got the Money, I’ve Got the Time: Wendell Potter on Big Money

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Former Insurance PR Executive turned atoning activist, Wendell Potter, joins us to discuss his latest book, Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It. Potter and co-author Nick Penniman write that American democracy has become coin-operated. Special interest groups increasingly control every level of government. The necessity of raising huge sums …

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Interchange – Racist Revolutionaries: The Alt-Right Uprising?

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Our opening song for this program, “Racist Revolutionaries,” is a counter-statement: “Money Jungle” from three greats of Jazz, Duke Ellington, Max Roach, Charles Mingus. As has come to be “SOP” here, we like to choose music illustrative of our program; sometimes this comes from a sideways angle, but it’s usually fairly direct that the music reflects the content. For this …

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Bring It On! – May 16, 2015

William Hosea and Amrita Myers have guest Robin Winston tonight. Mr. Winston was the first African-American to chair a major political party in Indiana. In 2012 he was elected as a member of the Presidential Electoral College. Listen to the insights provided by an accomplished business leader, strategist and political analyst on the upcoming Presidential election. PART ONE William Hosea …

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Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America : Rachel Guglielmo


Local mom and activist Rachel Guglielmo discusses her work with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, an organization originally founded by fellow Hoosier Shannon Watts. There are chapters of Moms in 50 states, and Rachel is active in the local, Bloomington chapter. Listen to Rachel’s empowering experience committing her time and passion for a cause she believes strongly …

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