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Local Residents Recognize One-Year Anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub Attack

This past weekend local residents gathered to recognize the one-year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub attack. WFHB correspondent Arjun Balasundaram was on hand for the event and he brings us this story for today’s WFHB community report.

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Bring It On! – June 26, 2017

PART ONE Hosts William Hosea and Cornelius Wright lead a round table about the acquittal of Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez, plagiarism allegations against Sheriff David Clarke, the Bill Cosby mistrial, and the appointment of President Trump’s wedding planner to head up a Housing and Urban Development branch. Guests are Justin Crossley and Eric Love. PART TWO Headline news of …

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MCCSC Unpaid Lunch Debt Policy Raises Concerns

Concerns about the way Monroe County Community Schools collect unpaid lunch debts is prompting some community members to voice their discomfort at tonight’s school board meeting. The federal school lunch program now requires school districts to formalize in writing the policies they have to collect unpaid lunch debt from students whose account balances are negative. Policy 8500 is MCCSC’s formalization …

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Interchange – The Strange Life of Work: Kathi Weeks

Our program today is about the problem of work. In “Life Without Principle” Henry David Thoreau, our great American guide to “getting a life,” wrote of Those slight labors which afford me a livelihood…are as yet commonly a pleasure to me, and I am not often reminded that they are a necessity. So far I am successful. But I foresee …

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Daily Local News – June 27, 2017

Concern about the way Monroe County Community Schools collect unpaid lunch debts is prompting some community members to voice their discomfort at tonight’s school board meeting; A statewide survey by the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community finds that teachers have increasingly favorable views toward educator evaluations while superintendents have grown less fond of them; In its meeting last night, …

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Daily Local News – June 26, 2017

The Bloomington Police Department reported last week that 10 drug overdose cases occurred in the city within 24 hours. Numbers released by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development show Indiana leading the Midwest in low joblessness numbers. Plans are in the works for a new performing arts center in Nashville, Indiana. Bloomington’s Department of Economic & Sustainable Development, in collaboration …

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Matlock Heights Merits Historic Designation

The Matlock Heights Neighborhood has received a historic designation from the Bloomington Historic Preservation Commission. It’s the first neighborhood of Mid-Century Modern homes in the State of Indiana to receive this classification.

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Hola Bloomigton June 23, 2017

Locutora Luz Lopez y Melanie Oben entrevistan al Pastor Erick Gutierrez de la Iglesia Hispana Sherwood Oaks Hosts Luz Lopez and Melanie Oben interviews Pastor Erick Gutierres from the Sherwood Oaks Church

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Kite Line- June 23, 2017: Toxic in Texas

This week takes us to Texas, where we hear from Candice Bernd, speaking at the 2nd Fight Toxic Prisons Conference, which took place earlier this month in Denton, Texas. Candice talks about the intersection between environmental activism and the carceral system. In Texas, prisoners are subjected to extreme conditions, and some prisoners have filed a class action lawsuit claiming that …

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bloomingOUT – From the Archives: J Patrick Redmond – June 22, 2017

The bloomingOUT crew takes a week break from the live program, but hopes you enjoy this re-airing of an interview with Vincennes, IN native and author of Some Go Hungry, Patrick Redmond. Patrick Redmond will be returning to BloomingOUT next week to talk about his latest work. This episode also features music from this week’s featured artist, Ryan Dolan and …

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