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Daily Local News – August 2, 2017

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White-tailed deer at the Griffy Lake Nature Preserve are close to destroying the preserve to the point it may never recover. With a new school year on the horizon and international students from all over the world pouring into IU’s Bloomington campus, scammers are on the lookout to trick naive international students into turning over money and personal information. An AP report last week stated that Indiana University had more than 50 cases of alleged sexual misconduct by their employees across all campuses last year. A change in how high school graduation rates are determined could negatively impact Indiana schools.

FEATURE
News Director Wes Martin speaks with Indiana Recovery Alliance Director Chris Abert, the director of the Indiana Recovery Alliance, about the current state of addiction services in Monroe County. The non-profit works in Monroe County to provide clean needles and what Abert calls ‘harm reduction’ to the area’s addicted and homeless.

BETTER BEWARE
Hackers can get to you from cameras, phones, thermostats, cars, anything that goes online. Upgrade passwords and software to minimize your chances of being hacked.

Today’s Anchors: Scott Weddle and Barbara Fuqua
You’ve been listening to the Daily Local News on WFHB
Today’s headlines were written by Cole Stinson and Arjun Balasundaram, along with Sarah Vaughan for CATSweek, in partnership with Community Access Television services.
Better Beware was produced by Richard Fish,
Our feature was produced by Wes Martin.
Our engineer today is Dan Withered.
Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.
Executive Producer is Wes Martin.

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