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Voices in the Street – Gun Control

On Friday April 20th a National student walk out is set to occur, the walkouts will be in support of gun legislation as well as honoring the students that died 19 years ago in the Columbine High School Massacre. We take to the streets to ask you what do you think about the protests the students and gun legislation.

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City Council Wrangling Over Hospital Purchase

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In its meeting last night, the Bloomington City Council again took up an agreement between the city and IU Health to buy the IU health hospital site on Second Street. The city does not yet have specific redevelopment plans for the site. Urban planners from the nationally-renowned Urban Land Institute presented various recommendations for the site’s reuse last Friday. Those …

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Eco’s “Get Out and Hike!” – 19 April 2018

In this weeks episode of “Get Out and Hike”  WFHB’s Jan Walker interviews Marv Druin about the Peninsula Trail at the Charles C. Deam Wilderness Area.

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Eco Feature – 19 April 2018

This week, Norm Holy interviews Professor Leslie Bishop about her work on EcoBlitz, which works to survey mature hardwood forests in Indiana.

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Eco Report – 19 April 2018

In this week’s episode of Eco Report, WFHB’s Phil Kasper and Andrew Brown report on the Indiana bat being listed as Endangered in Indiana, the Bloomington State Representative Matt Pierce touring the logging areas of Yellowwood State Forest last week and the Environmental Protection Agency updating residents of East Chicago, Indiana, on the Superfund cleanup activities planned for this spring.  All …

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Computers & Medicare

Tech-support scams are back, sneakier than ever. And the roll out of the new Medicare ID card is creating a minefield for older people. Spread the word!

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Police, Emergency Services Gearing Up for Little 500

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This Friday is the official beginning of Indiana University’s Little 500 bicycle race in Bloomington. Bloomington Police Department Captain Steve Kellams said all officers are on-duty for ‘America’s Greatest College Weekend.’ Around 25,000 visitors and students attend the Little 500 bicycle race and other festivities around the IU Bloomington campus every year. Kellams said the swell in visitors means every …

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City, County Move to Limit Construction Delays

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The Bloomington Board of Public Works is offering financial incentives to contractors, in an attempt to expedite construction projects. City of Bloomington Planning Director Adam Wason said the city and county will split the cost of an incentive package for contractor CLR Construction to complete a Monroe County bridge project on Country Club Dr. before the original completion date of …

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Daily Local News – April 18, 2018

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The Bloomington Police Department is gearing up for ‘America’s largest college weekend; Members of Bloomington’s Black Lives Matter Chapter are expected to show up at a city council meeting again this evening; The Bloomington Board of Public Works approved an agreement yesterday that could expedite a Monroe County bridge project on Country Club Road by a month; Monroe County Commissioners declared April 20th, …

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Bloomington High School Students to Walkout for Gun Reform

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Bloomington High School students will walk out of class this Friday, as part of a nation-wide protest aimed at gun reform. The walkouts take place on April 20, the 18th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Bloomington High School North student Caleb Poer, an organizer for the walkouts in the Monroe County Community School Corporation, said he expects around …

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