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Activate! – Teachers Warehouse: Janet Schell

Air date: 12/18/2017 Original air date: 04/03/2017 Janet Schell’s work at the Teacher’s Warehouse keeps it running smoothly and spreads awareness about this wonderful opportunity. The Teacher’s Warehouse accepts donated school supplies and books that teachers can pick up to stock their classrooms. When the Teachers Warehouse is open for business, Janet is there with a smiling face to assist …

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Interchange – The New Cosmology or Upbeat in the Anthropocene

Or Big History, or, Epic Science, or Religion 2.0…Today’s show is kin to last week’s, Honey From a Weed…but instead of seeing the human as capable of flourishing in concert with the natural, in this story, humanity sings itself beyond limitation. “[T]he new cosmologists attempt to recast the universe as a distinctly human drama, a story in which we comfortably …

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Indian Creek, Clear Creek Fire Townships to Consolidate

The Perry Clear Creek Fire Department will propose a merger with the Indian Creek Fire Department before the Monroe County Commissioners on December 20. In today’s Feature Report, WFHB News Director Wes Martin speaks with Indian Creek Township Trustee Vicky Sorenson. She says that, while this merger would raise taxes on residents of Indian Creek, south of Bloomington, it’s necessary …

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Bloomington Plan Commission Approves Downtown Development Limits

The Bloomington Plan Commission voiced its support last night for temporary changes to the city’s Unified Development Ordinance that would limit downtown development. Proposed amendments would change parameters for what’s termed as by-right developments. By-right projects are those that adhere to current zoning code and therefore don’t require Plan Commission review. According to Commission meeting documents, the proposed changes are …

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Daily Local News, December 12, 2017

Indiana University graduate students occupy congressman Trey Hollingsworth’s office; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill intervenes in a federal immigration case in Indianapolis; The Bloomington Plan Commission voices its support for a Unified Development Ordinance that would limit downtown development. FEATURE Perry Clear Creek Fire Department will propose a merger with the Indian Creek Fire Department before the Monroe County Commissioners on December …

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Hola Bloomington – December 18, 2017

Enterate sobre las noticias, leyes y politica con nuestros locutores: Carlos Bakota, Luis Hernanadez y Sean McKinney. Find out more abut news, law and politics with hosts: Carlos Bakota, Luis Hernandez and Sean McKinney.

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Bring It On! – December 11, 2017

In tonight’s latest feature of “Bring It On!” the hosts William Hosea and Cornelius interview three guests.  The first is the show’s very own Clarence Boone. The other guests are “Bring It On!” contributors Beverly Calender-Anderson and by phone, Amrita Myers.  Tonight’s discussion focuses on the sexual misconduct that has dominated the news for several weeks. Also the opening of …

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City, County To Bring Opioid Manufacturers to Court

The City of Bloomington and Monroe County will join a lawsuit against opioid producers and their affiliates. The city and county governments are expected to announce the legal action on Wednesday morning. City of Bloomington spokesperson Mary-Catherine Carmichael says the lawsuit reflects local government’s belief that the burden of the opioid epidemic shouldn’t be shouldered by citizens alone. Carmichael says …

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City Council Plans For Affordable Housing

The Bloomington City Council took up amendments to the city’s draft comprehensive planning document in a special session last week. Council members continue to keep the issue of affordable housing a priority. Dave Rollo has added an amendment to protect affordable housing in the city’s core neighborhoods. Rollo says the amendment acknowledges the need for mixed housing developments to accommodate …

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Daily Local News – December 11, 2017

Democratic and Republican party chairs are gearing up for the 2018 election; Non-profit community bookstore, Boxcar Books, is closing its doors at the end of this month; The City Council took up amendments to Bloomington’s draft comprehensive planning document; The City of Bloomington and Monroe County will join a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and their affiliates; The Indiana Department of …

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