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Eco Report Feature – September 21, 2017

Eco Report’s Norm Holly interviews Jeff Stant, of the Indiana Forest Alliance. Jeff is referring ti John ‘Jack” Seifert, Indiana’s State Forester and Director of the DNR’s Division of Forestry. Discussing bats, northern long-eared bats and obtaining one.

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Eco Report – September 21, 2017

Eco Report 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 …

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Standing Room Only: Deep Dialogue Part 2

On September 7, the Deep Dialogue project opened in the Indiana Memorial Union with a panel discussion about race, history, community and healing in contemporary literature. The project is sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington and Indiana University’s Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs, with funding from the Indiana Humanities with support from the …

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Daily Local News – September 20, 2017

Richland Bean Blossom Community Schools continue to feel the financial effect of losing students to Seven Oaks Classical School, a charter school now in its second year. The Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s ’Leaf webcam’ is up and running, in preparation for the turn of season. Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard in Bloomington is holding a meeting over the issues of …

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Don Giovanni’s Farewell Performance

It’s the last weekend for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni, considered by many opera critics to be the quintessential opera, and WFHB News Director Wes Martin speaks with Jonathon Bryan and Bruno Roberto Pimentel, who study at the IU Jacob’s School of Music. The two play the titular character, whose misadventures and refusal to change eventually doom him to be …

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Overpayment Scams Underestimated

Overpayment Scams, Underwater Cars, and the latest on Equifax

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Activate! – Pantry 279: Cindy Chavez

Air date: 09/25/2017 Cindy Chavez was inspired by her daughters’ concern for a fellow schoolmate who did not have enough food to get through the weekend. They came to her and suggested that they could be a part of the solution. Her first answer was no. How could she take on this task? But after reconsidering, she decided to honor …

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Interchange – In the Name of the Family: The Moral Uses of Welfare

The “father of the modern welfare state” is said to be Lester Frank Ward, an American sociologist who published his major work in the midst of what is called the Gilded Age, 1870-1900 (which incidentally also dovetails with the end of Reconstruction and the inception of Jim Crow Laws). He believed “A sociology which intelligently and scientifically directed the social …

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Veteran Politicians Offer Advice on Being a Woman in Power

Rise to Run is a national organization working at the grass-roots level to install confidence and skill in young women with political aspirations. Sunday, the organization launched its Bloomington branch with a panel discussion by area women politicians. The event, held at city hall, drew more than 50 people. WFHB Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan reports the seasoned politicians had …

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Cook Pharmica Bought by Catalent Incorporated

Cook Pharmica sold to Catalent Incorporated this morning. According to separately filed press releases, New Jersey-based Catalent bought Cook Pharmica from the Bloomington-based Cook Group for $950 million. The deal, which was announced this morning, is still subject to federal approval, but could go through within the next forty days. Cook Group Spokeswoman Marsha Lovejoy says the sale of Cook …

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