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Eco Feature – November 16, 2017

WFHB News Director Wes Martin speaks with Indiana Forest Alliance volunteer, Dave Seastrom, about the Indiana Department of Natural Resources awarding the logging rights of 299 acres of Yellowwood State Park to Hamilton Logging Company.

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Eco Report – November 16, 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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Daily Local News – November 15, 2017

The Owen County Prosecutor’s Office is levelling charges against the President of the Owen County Commission, Don Minnick.    The Bloomington Animal Shelter will be closed until 3pm tomorrow and Friday, due to construction.   Monroe County Community School Corporation is taking the first steps toward reviewing its school board district lines.    The Monroe County Community School Corporation board approved teacher raises …

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Congressional Hopefuls Conduct Candidate Forum

Tonight, for the first time, the four Democratic candidates for Indiana’s 9th Congressional District will meet publicly, in a forum held by the non-profit political group Hoosier Action.  Democratic hopefuls Dan Canon, Liz Watson, Brandon Hood, and Rob Chatlos will debate public concerns raised by members of the non-profit political group, Hoosier Action tonight.  The Democratic candidates are vying to …

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Standing Room Only: This Muslim American Life and Special Education Forum

On October 19, writer and professor Moustafa Bayoumi talked about what the War on Terror looks like from the Muslim-American perspective. The first half of today’s episode is a continuation of the November 1st episode of Standing Room Only. The remainder of the show takes us to a different event — Special Education in the Betsy DeVos Era: a Panel Discussion About Meeting …

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Holiday Headsup #1

The nine most popular — or UNpopular, if you’re a victim – scams of the Holiday season have been ID’d by the Better Business Bureau, and here’s the first four.

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Activate! – Banneker Community Center: Jennifer Perry

Rebroadcast Date: 11/20/2017 Original Air Date: 03/22/2017 Jennifer Perry has served as a volunteer librarian and program assistant at the Banneker Community Center since June 2014. Her involvement has stretched over 13 programs, always committed to early childhood programming there. Her focus has been to create an inclusive environment in which participants feel they can have positive interactions within their …

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Everyday People: Enhancing Family Communication

In this episode of Everyday People, a brief look into the topic of “Enhancing Communication Within the Family” as part of the Caregiver University lecture series. This topic will be on November 15, 2017 from 1:00pm-3:00pm at the Monroe County Public Library.

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National Democrats Eyeing ‘Bloody’ 9th District Race

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee put Indiana’s 9th Congressional District on a shortlist of races to watch in 2018. WFHB News Director Wes Martin speaks with Indiana Democratic Party Communications Director Phil Johnson about what that may mean for Democratic candidates next year.

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Night Owls Protest Yellowwood Logging

A group calling itself the ‘Night Owls, Paint and Exteriors,’ or NOPE, spray painted hundreds of trees in Yellowwood State Forest over the weekend in an attempt to thwart logging efforts. On Thursday, a bid to selectively log 299 acres of state forest was awarded to Hamilton Logging company. An anonymously published article in the online ‘Earth First Journal,’ by …

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