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Bloomington LGBTQ+ and Ally Communities Hold Vigil for Victims of Nightclub Attacks

Bloomington’s LGBT community is reacting to the deadly shooting in Orlando, where a gunman attacked a gay nightclub during “Latin Night” and left 49 victims dead. Bloomington PRIDE and the PRISM Youth Community will be holding a candlelight vigil Tuesday night on the steps of City Hall, beginning at 7:30pm(EST). Additionally, the Back Door is having a letter writing event …

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Mayor Hamilton Raises Support for Facility to Assist Low-Income Seniors

Bloomington Mayor, John Hamilton, called a press conference today to show support for a project that would serve low-income senior citizens. The real estate company, Evergreen Partners, has been planning a 115-unit assisted living facility for seniors who earn less than 60 percent of the area median income. The $22M facility is planned for south Sare Road on the southeast …

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Hola Bloomington – June 10, 2016

Las locutoras de Hola Bloomington Luz María López y Valeria de Castro entrevistan a el músico David Dávila González, de Costa Rica. Hablan acerca de su próximo concierto en el Player’s Pub (el junio 17) y sobre el proyecto de música para niños La Banda Reciclada. Además, hablan con Katherine Beck sobre The Rich Coast Project. Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria …

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bloomingOUT – Mark Lee Interview & Spencer PRIDE Coverage – June 9, 2016

Join bloomingOUT for a special episode featuring a previous interview with photographer and historian, Mark Lee. Mark’s initial interview with bloomingOUT anchors in 2015 featured a discussion about the release of his new (at the time) exhibition, “A Visual Journey: From AIDS to Marriage Equality.” As a special event for Indy PRIDE week, the exhibition is being revived and hosted …

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A conversation with Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton

Just more than five months into his first term, Bloomington mayor John Hamilton dropped by the WFHB studios to talk with William Hosea and Cornelius Wright of Bring It On! about topics such as the high cost of living in Bloomington and diversity issues in schools, police forces and elsewhere. We bring you a portion of their conversation for today’s …

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Daily Local News – June 9, 2016

Mayor Hamilton announced improvements in parking meter performance in a press conference this afternoon; Last Night the Bloomington Utilities Department made its case for a 22 percent water and sewer increase; A 19-year-old Monroe County Jail inmate suffered a ruptured aortic aneurysm on Tuesday; In a news release, the Indiana State Police announced that as of July 1st motorist will …

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EcoReport Feature – Interview with Marcia Veldman, Director of the Bloomington Farmer’s Market

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews Marcia Veldman, director of the Bloomington Farmer’s Market. They discuss new and exciting aspects of this season’s market.

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EcoReport – June 9, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews Marcia Veldman, director of the Bloomington Farmer’s Market. They discuss new and exciting aspects of this season’s market. 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 …

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Daily Local News – June 8, 2016

The Bloomington Plan Commission heard details this week about a proposed student housing complex planned for North Dunn Street. The proposed 746 bedroom complex would include fully furnished studio apartments, as well as larger apartments and and townhomes; The Bloomington Chapter of Habitat for Humanity began its seventh annual Builder’s Blitz on Monday; Fifteen teachers and school administrators have been …

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Residents Concerned About New Duke Energy Electric Substation

A group of local citizens just launched a website this week as part of a protest against a planned electrical substation on North Rogers Street. Earlier today, WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke with one of the organizers and we bring you their conversation for today’s WFHB community report.

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