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Activate! Monroe County Humane Association: Mary Richardson

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Mary Richardson’s found a way to channel her love for animals into service in her community. Listen as Mary details the diverse services and educational opportunities offered by the Monroe County Humane Society and the positive impact on animals and the people who love them. For information on volunteering with the Humane Society, go to http://www.monroehumane.org/volunteer. Information about additional opportunities …

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Bring It On! – August 8, 2016

Liz Mitchell and Cornelius Wright host Angela Nealy, or “Coach AJ”, as she is known to a wide variety of people. Angela involves us in her passion about health, wellness and fitness. Coach AJ offers pragmatic and inspiring ways for each of us to gain better health. The African American Wellness Project indicates a need to empower communities of color …

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Alcoholism Genes Research Study

A recent study by Purdue and Indiana University researchers identified more than 900 genes that are linked to alcoholism. WFHB Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan spoke with the researchers about the study, and about how genetic disposition and environment relate to addiction.

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Daily Local News – August 8, 2016

Jurors continued to hear testimony today in the trial of Daniel Messel, who was charged with the murder of Hannah Wilson in April of last year; The Indiana Forest Alliance has moved to new offices in Indianapolis; State regulators aren’t saying whether Monroe County’s new public safety tax is effectively dead on arrival; The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District …

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Kite Line: The Debut Episode – August 5, 2016

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This first episode of Kite Line is an introduction to some of the issues we want to cover here on the show. We give updates on prison news, talk about some prison basics with a local professor, an inmate in Ohio and an organizer with Black Lives Matter in Gary, Indiana.

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Standing Room Only: Drawing and the Brain

On April 7-10, The Indiana University Center for Art and Design hosted the Drawing and the Brain conference. Many speakers from all over the world met to talk about the relationship between drawing and the brain. Architects, researches, and artists were among the speakers, and they gave insight into the complicated relationship between art and the brain. For this week’s …

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Voices in the Street – “Anything for a buck: Jobs at their worst”

Not everyone can have a glamorous, well paying job. Most people, at some point in their lives, have been paid to do something they hated. Inspired by the approaching labor day weekend, we ask Bloomington residents about the worst jobs they’ve ever had on this week’s edition of Voices in the Street.

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Big Talk: Cathi Crabtree On Her Experience at the DNC

Cathi Crabtree spent last week in Philadelphia as one of the Indiana 9th Congressional District delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention. It was her first party convention and she went as a Hillary Clinton delegate. Crabtree, a mechanical engineer for the Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center, is active in the Monroe County Democratic Women’s Caucus and is a volunteer …

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Daily Local News – August 4, 2016

The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District’s Board of Directors meets today to discuss the District’s budget and the fate of the long-debated MRF project; The Brown County Humane Society will hold its annual Barn Sale next weekend; Several members of the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission voiced their opposition to a proposed plan to add more streets to the Certified Tech …

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EcoFeature – Local Musician Travis Puntarelli Discusses Songs of Sustainable Indiana

In today’s EcoReport feature, Filiz Cicek speaks with local musician Travis Puntarelli, who has contributed to a compilation called Songs of Sustainable Indiana. The collection also features many local artists, including Carrie Newcomer, Lily and Madeleine, and the Indianapolis band, Bigfoot Yancy.

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