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Daily Local News – December 6, 2016


The City of Bloomington is offering to pay $725,000 to buy the city’s only strip club, Night Moves; The CEO of United Technologies, the parent company to Carrier, said in an interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer that there was no specific quid-pro- quo involved in the deal to preserve 1,000 jobs at Carrier’s Indianapolis plant; The Bloomington Volunteer Network is seeking nominations for the annual “Be More” Awards, which recognize outstanding volunteers and organizations; The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction has been a legally separate entity from Indiana University since its inception in 1947, but last week the I.U. Board of Trustees unanimously approved merging the institute with Indiana University; The Indiana State Police has announced the beginning of their second annual “Claus for Paws” drive.

A volunteer-powered bookstore and community space, Boxcar Books, has run into financial trouble in recent months. The store, located at 408 East 6 th Street, launched a crowd funding campaign two months ago, seeking to raise as much as $7,500 to help pay rent. The campaign, hosted by Generosity.com is ongoing. And this Saturday, from 6 to 10 PM, Boxcar is holding its another fund raiser, its annual silent auction. The event is scheduled to take place at the book store. For more on the situation at Boxcar Books, WFHB Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan spoke with a volunteer with the organization, Yolanda Dunderdale. We bring you their conversation now for today’s WFHB community report.

Repeat – Saving for Retirement

Anchors: Leah Carter and Don Geyra.
Today’s headlines were written by Jerrod Dill and Cathi Norton, along with Sarah Vaughan for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Sarah Vaughan and Joe Crawford.
The Ins and Outs of Money is produced by Ryan Stacy and Associate Producer Kristina Wiltsee. It’s part of the It’s Your Money Project at Monroe County Public Library.
Our engineer is Rob Schoon.
Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.
Executive Producer is Joe Crawford.

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