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STDs on the Rise in Indiana

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Studies from the Centers for Disease Control show that in Indiana, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis are of particular concern. Preliminary data for 2017 suggests an eleven percent increase in Chlamydia rates, a 25 percent increase in Gonorrhea rates, and a one percent increase in total Syphilis cases. According to the CDC, nearly 20 million new cases of STDs occur in …

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INDOT Hurrying I-69 as Hoosiers Grow Anxious

Monroe County and the city of Bloomington are tackling construction projects throughout the city, while The Indiana Department of Transportation is pursuing an ‘aggressive schedule’ in its construction of Interstate 69. Construction throughout Bloomington is causing headaches for residents. In today’s feature report, we’ll hear an update on Interstate 69 construction from Indiana Department of Transportation spokesman Andrew Dietriech, who …

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Protest Continues on Armored Truck Purchase

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During the Bloomington City Council’s special session’s public comment period, Black Lives Matter advocate Vauhxx Booker announced his group will continue to protest the Mayor’s decision to approve purchasing an armored truck for the police department. He said the group and its allies would continue protesting until they feel they’ve been heard. True to his word, Booker began to protest …

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City Council Considering Hospital Site Plans

The Bloomington City Council reviewed and voiced unanimous approval for a purchase agreement for the IU Hospital site on Second Street. The city’s corporation counsel, Phillipa Guthrie, said the city has already signed a letter of intent to buy the 24 acre site from IU Health for six and a half million dollars.

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Eco Feature – April 12th, 2018

In this weeks Eco Feature Norm Holy interviews Nikolaosa Zirogiannis on his research on excess energy emissions.

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Eco Report – April 12th, 2018

In this weeks episode of Eco Report, WFHB’s Andrew Brown and Don Geyra report on a new study from University College London finding that the gulf stream current is weakening, the report called ‘the Future of the Sea’ predicting that the amount of plastic debris in the oceans will triple within the next seven years and the world’s last male …

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Better Beware – Taking Up Taxes

With the deadline to file taxes almost here, our consumer watchdog segment has a few reminders about the major dangers facing all of us at Tax Time, and the most common scams the IRS is warning about.

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Interchange – These Hollowed Halls: Business Creep(s) in the University

What shall it profit a university to gain valuable endowments or private partnerships, if it should lose its soul? The public University as we know it is in crisis, as business prerogatives overtake its values and executive-style leadership eats away at its budgets. The number university administrators has grown over 350% since 1976, while faculty levels are nearly stagnant*; college …

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Bloomington Students Against Assault Weapons Host ‘Town Hall For Our Lives’

Members of Bloomington Students Against Assault Weapons are pressing for answers, in a quest for solutions to gun violence. The group led a town hall on Saturday, April 7, to which they extended invitations to state and congressional representatives and candidates. “We know this issue runs deeper and wider than just guns,” Bloomington High School North student Sarah Hannon said, …

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Daily Local News – April 10, 2018

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Black Lives Matter protesters signal they may disrupt tomorrow’s bicentennial ceremony for the city of Bloomington; The U.S. Surgeon General, Jerome Adams, is urging the widespread adoption of the opioid-reversal drug Naloxone by private citizens; Monroe County will hold its Second Annual Opioid Summit this Fall, on September 18th and 19th; Early and absentee voting for the May primary election …

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