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Indiana Legislators Propose Larger No-Growth Forest Areas

In today’s Eco-Report feature, Jeff Stant of the Indiana Forest Alliance talks about the Division of Forestry’s sustainable forestry audits, and how Indiana legislators are proposing to set aside 10% of Indiana State forests to be old growth forests where logging and road building will not occur.

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The Beech Tree

In today’s IN Nature segment, we look at the Beech Tree.

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Standing Room Only – Slices of Life: ASE Students Share Their Stories, Part 1

In December of 2015, 49 students from the Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship participated in a storytelling event in the style of The Moth storytelling events, sharing true, personal stories crafted under the guidance of English teacher Rachel Bahr and Social Studies teacher Pam Gunkel as part of an American Studies class. Tonight, we hear a selection of those stories …

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The Ins and Outs of Money – Retirement: Do You Have a Plan?

How are people preparing financially for their golden years? We asked a number of people well below retirement age what they’re doing now to plan for their future.

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A Conversation with Monroe County Commission Candidate Paul White, Sr.

After nearly three decades on the Monroe County Commission, Iris Kiesling has announced she is stepping aside next year. So far three residents have announced plans to run for her spot, representing District 3. Earlier this afternoon, WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke with one of those candidates. Paul White, Sr. is the only Republican so far to announce he’s …

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Daily Local News – January 19, 2016

At a Bloomington town hall meeting on Friday, Mayor John Hamilton’s Interim Economic development director Linda Williamson fielded questions about the city’s ongoing development of a 60+ acre Certified Tech Park just west of downtown; A new bill introduced at the statehouse last week could have serious consequences for journalists and activists seeking access to video from police body cameras; …

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Interchange – Freedom’s Just Another Word For Absurdity: Sartre, Beauvoir, and Camus

Sartre and Beauvoir on a plane in Brazil.

What do acting, literature and philosophy have in common with branding, fascism and incarceration? How can the humanities confront the problem of the other and the rise of right wing ideology in the US and France? We’ll pose those question to the first couple of existentialism, Simone de Beauvoir and Jean Paul Sartre, and we’ll invite another guest to the …

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Bring It On! – January 18, 2016

On a special, extended edition of Bring It On!- Anchors William Hosea and Cornelius Wright interview the keynote speaker for the annual Bloomington Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration, Brittany Packnett. Anchors also host special discussion about the meaning now and then of Dr. King’s speech and activism. Featuring musical celebrations and tributes of the holiday from artists like Common, …

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bloomingOUT – Drew Anderson – January 14, 2016

JP and Ryne talk with Drew Anderson from the Indiana Democratic party about Mike Pence’s reputation and legislation, and how it affects the LGBT community in Indiana. Ryne and JP host a musical tribute to the late LGBT icon and singer, David Bowie. Plus a new installment of our weekly segment, Open Doors. CREDITS Anchors: Ryne Shadday & Jeff Poling …

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Legal Rights for non-Human Animals

In today’s Ecoreport feature, Alyce Miller and Lucille Bertuccio talk about the movement to grant legal rights to non-human animals.

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