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bloomingOUT – Jacques Rozier – September 8, 2016

Tonight, join anchors JP and Ryne as they interview Jacques Rozier, a sports journalism Master’s student at the IU Media School who studies the history of LGBTQ+ athletes in the public eye and in the shadows. Tonight’s episode features music from the Black Eyed Peas and Sia; plus upcoming LGBTQ+ events from around the area. On this episode of bloomingOUT, …

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Daily Local News – September 8, 2016

Bloomington Police say they are investigating four recent break-ins they believe are related, two of which involved attempted sexual assault; The Bloomington City Council gave its unanimous support last night to the Monroe County School Corporation funding referendum; the Bloomington Farmers Market this weekend will no longer be allowed to require vendors to label GMO goods; The Monroe County democratic …

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EcoReport – September 8, 2016

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 live. Each program features timely eco-related …

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Better Beware – Cybercrime

Hacking has reached “epidemic proportions” and it’s getting worse. Here are the best current ways to protect yourself, because the professionals can’t do it all.

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Daily Local News – September 7, 2016

Two local politicians and a labor leader called a press conference on the side of a highway this morning to draw attention to what they called a mess and a failure related to construction of Interstate 69; A South Bend family is still searching for answers about their collective eighteen dollar award after police punched, handcuffed and stun-gunned their then-seventeen-year-old …

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Daily Local News – September 6, 2016

9/6/16 The Bloomington Police Department provided fewer than six copies of body or dash camera footage to citizens during the five months before the city dramatically increased the cost of accessing the records; In a meeting last week, the Monroe County Election Board received assurances voting machine vendor Hart InterCivic that their machines will allow the county to comply with …

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Interchange – The Backyard Edition: Local Flavor for Fund Drive

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WFHB’s longest-running public affairs program, Interchange, wants to talk about everything, any topic, in a desire to make connections across the categorical. Our feelings and opinions about Macbeth, and college students, and guns, and dying, and movies, and Moby Dick…do speak to and for each other. Looking closely at one illuminates all the others also. And in a like manner, …

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Local Live-Coot Crabtree

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Indianapolis-based performer Coot Crabtree performs his blend of classic country music with a modern sensitivity to create a sound he describes as “trucker folk.” The songs contain elements of heartbreak and isolation, indicative of a life on the road. 1. Quarantine 2. The Season Between 3. Over You 4. Blue Jay 5. Save My Name 6. The Lost Highway Hosted …

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CDC Funds Opioid Overdose Prevention Program in South Central Indiana

In a growing struggle to address high drug overdose rates, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $520,000 to the Indiana State Department of Health to expand overdose prevention outreach. An IU news release reported that 12 Indiana counties with high overdose rates are targeted for education about the drug naloxone and the role it plays in opioid-overdose …

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Google Offers Trekker Camera Rig to Record Trail Systems

A 50-pound, 15-lens Google Trekker backpack camera is on loan to Brown County this fall, and the Convention and Visitors Bureau has a long list of volunteers to wear it on hiking trails, including around Yellowood Lake. According to the Herald-Times, Bloomington officials loaned the camera this summer, capturing footage on local trails and the B-Line – and now that …

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