State health officials say they are continuing to investigate additional cases of HIV in southeastern Indiana, more than six months after the outbreak was announced; State Superintendent Glenda Ritz will be speaking at Bloomington High School South next week; A plan for a new Chrysler dealership on South Walnut Street has cleared the final hurdle needed to get approval from the city of Bloomington; Indiana University’s Art Museum has been ranked among the best university art museums in the country; The Annual Bloomington Pumpkin Launch is looking for builders and inventors to create pumpkin launching devices for the competition on November 7th.
Last week the student newspaper at IU published a lengthy letter advocating for an end to government funded tobacco research. The letter was written by Jesse Hathaway, who works with the Chicago-based Heartland Institute think tank. Correspondent Dan Young spoke about the issues raised in the letter with both Hathaway and IU public health professor and tobacco researcher Jon Macy. We bring you that report now for today’s WFHB community report.
Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community.
Anchors: Maria McKinley, Doug Storm
Today’s headlines were written by Amanda Marino, Hannah Boone and Joe Crawford
Along with David Murphy for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Dan Young
Activate! is produced by Jennifer Whitaker, along with the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network
Our engineer is Chris Martin
Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.
Executive producer is Joe Crawford