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The Ins and Outs of Money

WFHB’s weekly financial segment The Ins and Outs of Money. The Ins and Outs of Money is produced by Ryan Stacy and edited by Dan Withered, in partnership with the Monroe County Public Library and The United Way of Monroe County.

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Executive Director of the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District to Retire

The Executive Director of the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District, Larry Barker, announced that he will be leaving his job on Friday. His retirement will happen prior to the completion of the Materials Recycling Facility, or Murf, at the District, perhaps Barker’s biggest goal in the past few years. Assistant News Director, David Murphy, spoke to Barker about the …

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Daily Local News – September 1, 2015

Governor Pence announced the creation of a new anti-drug task force in a press conference this morning; An IU student has started a petition to urge university administration to adopt a climate action plan; This summer’s above average rainfall is leaving Indiana farmers with profit losses and damaged crops in their corn and soybean yields; Monroe County is moving forward …

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Bring It On! – August 31, 2015

Cornelius Wright and Clarence Boone welcome Justin Ford. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Cornelius and Clarence welcome IU Lecturer Justin Ford. He joins us to share his thoughts on the findings of the Campus Pride list of the top 25 LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities and other relevant topics such as growing up as a LGBTQ person of color and the …

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Hola Bloomington – August 28, 2015

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington María Auxiliadora Viloria y Luz María López habla con el nuevo padre de la Iglesia Catolica San Pablo Raymond Bryce. Platican sobre que servicios proporciona la iglesia y cuales son las opiniones del Padre Raymond sobre Bloomington hasta hora. Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria and Luz Maria Lopez interview Father Raymond Bryce. Raymond Bryce …

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Voices in the Street – Sacking the plastic? Bloomington considers banning single-use plastic bags

Recently, the Citizens Advisory Committee of the Monroe County Waste Management District voted, tentatively, to support Bloomington’s yet-to-be proposed single-use bag ordinance.  The draft ordinance, presented in May by Bring your Own Bag Bloomington proposes restricting plastic bag use and would eventually limit retail vendors’ free provision of plastic carry-out bags to customers.  So Bloomington, what do YOU think about …

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Lotus Music and Arts Festival Parade Street Closures

The parade for Bloomington’s annual Lotus Music and Arts Festival is expected to be bigger than ever this year. On Tuesday, Lotus asked the Bloomington Board of Public Works to approve additional street closures for the parade route. Miah Michaelson, from the city’s Department of Economic and Sustainable Development, presented the request. “We’re asking for approval of a parade parade …

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Monroe County Needle-Exchange Program

The Monroe County Council has passed a resolution in support of establishing a needle-exchange program in the county. County Health Department Administrator, Penny Caudill, explained that this program is needed to respond to a Hepatitis C epidemic in the county. ” It’s proved very successful in getting people in, getting them into treatment, they found that they needed a whole …

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bloomingOUT – August 27, 2015

Tonight, hosts Jeff Poling and Ryne Shadday interview Bloomington PRIDE’s Abby Perfetti. Tonight’s music was selected from PRIDE’s selection, “The Highway” and “KYBM” by Tunde Olaniran and “High Desert” The P’s & Q’s. Hosts Jeff Poling and Ryne Shadday Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Olivia Davidson Engineer Andrew Sims

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CVS Property Tax Cut

A state tax court has ruled in favor of a Bloomington CVS store that was seeking to cut its property taxes. The Indiana Board of Tax Review says the store’s assessed value should be reduced by $1.3 million, which will significantly reduce the amount it pays to the Monroe County government each year. The County will also have to pay …

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