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The Bicentennial Journal – Andy Graham

In this week’s edition of The Bicentennial Journal, former Herald-Times sportswriter Andy Graham talks about Bloomington High School North’s state championship team. Support for The Bicentennial Journal and WFHB comes from Monroe County and Visit Bloomington. More information about Monroe County’s Bicentennial is available on their website.

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Daily Local News – April 9, 2018

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Today is the deadline to register to vote in the May eighth Indiana primary; National attention is focusing on Indiana’s primary season, with three Republicans candidates vying for the nomination to run against incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator, Joe Donnelly; A missing Columbus man has been declared dead after his body was discovered on the Driftwood River early Friday morning; A counselor and …

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Kite Line- April 6, 2018: Speaking From Experience

We begin this week with a letter from a prisoner at Pendleton Correctional Facility. He writes about the educational programs available in the prison. He works through some of the problems prisoners encounter when trying to get a meaningful vocational training or degree on the inside. And then, we hear more from Abu Faheem Shabaz, who was the center of …

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Daily Local News – April 5, 2017

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Governor Eric Holcomb is expected to sign three bills into law tomorrow, all dealing with opioid and controlled substances reporting. The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that bail bonds may be used to pay non-court debts. Last night’s city council meeting lasted all of eleven minutes before adjourning. FEATURE: Black Lives Matter organizer and advocate Vauhxx Booker has been at the …

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Black Lives Matter Disrupts City Council, Vows Continued Action

Black Lives Matter organizer and advocate Vauhxx Booker has been at the forefront of the community push-back against the city’s purchase of an armored car. He says that by disrupting Mayor Hamilton’s 3rd annual state of the city address months ago, Black Lives Matter have been able to foster a discussion about the $225,000 purchase. Booker spoke with WFHB News …

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Eco Feature – April 5th, 2018

This week, Norm Holy interviews Ellie Synes about her work at Bee Corp. The company is a Bloomington startup that specializes in technological approaches to beekeeping.

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Eco Report- April 5th, 2018

In this week’s episode of Eco Report, WFHB’s David Lyman and Julianna Dailey reports on Urban Land Institute touring the grounds of IU Health Bloomington Hospital, Bloomington’s Buskirk Chumley presenting different designs for the ninth annual Trashion Refashion and the federal government’s spending bill that includes riders allowing the trapping and hunting of wolves around the Great Lakes. Also in this week’s news President …

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County Extends Kilroys Alcohol Permit

The Monroe County Alcohol and Tobacco Commission voted 2-1 this morning, to permit Kilroys on Kirkwood to continue to serve alcohol. Kilroys’ alcohol permit was originally scheduled to be automatically renewed by the board two months ago, but concerned residents asked the Monroe County board to reconsider that approval. Remonstrators argued against the automatic approval, objecting to Kilroys’ business practices …

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Daily Local News – April 4, 2018

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Kilroys on Kirkwood, in downtown Bloomington, had their alcohol permit approved by a county board this morning; The founder of the Group UndocuHoosiers Bloomington, William Palomo, is no longer affiliated with the immigrant advocacy organization; A Bloomington Fire Department Captain accused of sexual misconduct did not report to work this morning, according to the Bloomington Fire Department Chief Jason Moore; Monroe County Public …

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Eco Report – March 30th, 2018

In this week’s episode of Eco Report, WFHB’s Linda and Glenn Lightner report on two local organizations being commended for their environmental sustainability efforts, Monroe County officials debating about the creation of an Intermediate Processing Facility, or IPF, to reduce waste sent to the landfill and DNR considering a measure that would force animal control to euthanize captured raccoons, possums …

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