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bloomingOUT – Robert Ping-Slater – December 3, 2015

Join hosts Jeff Poling and Olivia Davidson as they chat with Quarryland Men’s Chorus President and chorus member Robert Ping-Slater about the group’s upcoming holiday concert. Plus, music from Quarryland Men’s Chorus, a new episode of “Open Doors,” and our event calendar. Hosts – Jeff Poling, Olivia Davidson Executive Producer – Joe Crawford Producer – Olivia Davidson Board Engineers – …

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What’s in the Water: Erin Brockovich Questions the Bloomington Utilities Department

The safety of the local water supply has been called into question in recent weeks. WFHB News Director Joe Crawford has more on that story for today’s WFHB Community report. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Bloomington Utilities Department has been getting plenty of calls lately from residents wondering about what’s in the water. For one thing, the Department issued a report in October …

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Solar Project for City Hall Proposal is Approved

A solar project for City Hall two years in the making is becoming more of a reality, after the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission last week approved the project’s proposal. Jacqui Bauer is the city’s sustainability coordinator. She says installing the solar panels would be a part of a larger project: replacing City Hall’s 20 year old roof. “The amount of money …

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Daily Local News – December 3, 2015

A solar project for City Hall two years in the making is becoming more of a reality, after the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission last week approved the project’s proposal. FEATURE The safety of the local water supply has been called into question in recent weeks. FEATURE Jean Anouilh adopted Sophocle’s Antigone in 1944 turning the Creon into a kind of Chief …

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Arts Interchange – Jean Anouilh’s Antigone

Ashley Dillard is Antigone

This Arts Interchange is about Jean Anouilh’s 1944 Antigone, inspired by the Sophocles play of the same name, which the IU Theater Department is performing beginning Friday December 4th. The program is in two parts. Part One is an interview with the play’s director Katie Horwitz and Part Two is an interview with the two leads, Ashley Dillard, who plays …

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EcoReport – December 3, 2015

WFHB Fund Drive is under way! EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we …

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New Election Fund Established To Balance Annual Costs

Last week the County Commissioners authorized the establishment of a new election fund. The Monroe County Election and Voter Registration Fund is authorized by recently passed state legislation and was recommended by the County Council. County Attorney, Jeff Cockerill, noted that the purpose of the fund is to spread annual election costs over the election cycle. The plan is to …

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MCCSC Considers Later Start Times for Students

Experts around the country having been calling for later start times for middle and high school students. Currently middle school and high school MCCSC start at 7:40am and ends at 2:55pm, while elementary students start at 8:35pm and end at 3:50pm. Various ‘town hall style’ meetings were held earlier this year where parents and students challenged the early start time …

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Better Beware! – Holiday Shopping Dangers

2015 is going to be the riskiest holiday shopping season ever, what with new credit cards being issued and all those massive data breaches online. Here’s some of the best ways to stay safe! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Daily Local News – December 2, 2015

The Scholar’s Inn Cafe and Wine Bar as well as the Bakehouse were sold recently to Black Canyon Incorporated in Fort Wayne; Last month, the completion date for Section 4 of Interstate 69 was in question due to the amount of work that needed to be done; Two members of the Bloomington Board of Public Works, Charlotte Zietlow and Duane …

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