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IU Professor Contributes To New ‘Network Science’ Journal

With the inaugural issue of Network Science, a new journal published by Cambridge University Press, coordinating editor Stanley Wasserman brings together scholars from fields across the academic spectrum whose interests converge upon the quickly evolving field of network science. Wasserman has a Ph.D from Harvard University nd the idea for the journal was launched about four years ago, said Stanley …

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Duke Agrees To Close Old Terre Haute Coal Power Plants

A private coalition of environmental groups has forced Duke Energy Indiana to agree to close its old coal-fired power plants in Terre Haute. The settlement between Duke and the coalition, composed of the Sierra Club, Citizens Action Coalition, Valley Watch, and Save the Valley, was reached before an Indiana Department of Environment administrative law judge. The settlement requires Duke to …

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Daily Local News – Septempter 2, 2013

Labor Day is upon us! Our WFHB correspondents address labor movements in today’s economy and more on today’s Daily Local News Labor Day Special.

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Daily Local News – August 30th, 2013

On August 27th, the Monroe County Community School Corporation’s Board of Trustees was joined by a crowd of community members angry about a lack of diversity in the Corporation’s faculty and staff; In their  meeting August 28th , the Bloomington City Council discussed proposed new rules the city police chief said would help recover stolen property; At its August 26 …

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IU Kicks Off The Football Season Against Indiana State

The Indiana Hoosiers take to the field Thursday in Memorial Stadium for the opening game of their 2013 football season. The home opener is cause for an annual celebration, but the convergence of some 40,000 people on the stadium can lead to headaches for neighbors and local residents. We spoke with Indiana University Police Lieutenant Craig Munroe this afternoon just …

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The Council for Community Accessibility Accepts Nominees For Awards

The City of Bloomington’s Council for Community Accessibility (CCA) is seeking nominees for the annual awards ceremony that will take place on October 29th. This year the event will take place at Bell Trace, off of 10th Street,  and starts at 6:30, Special Projects Coordinator, Craig Brenner says. There will be a keynote speaker who served in Iraq and tragically …

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Daily Local News – August 29, 2013

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is gauging Indiana citizens’ readiness for emergencies and disasters through a brief online survey; Royale Hair Parlor has been awarded $2,500 by Proctor and Gamble’s Wella Hairdressers at the Heart Charity Challenge that took place in May; The City of Bloomington’s Council for Community Accessibility (CCA) is seeking nominees for the annual awards ceremony …

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Local Hair Salon Wins $2,500 From P&G For Local Charity

Royale Hair Parlor has been awarded $2,500 by Proctor and Gamble’s Wella Hairdressers at the Heart Charity Challenge that took place in May. “We won $2,500 for our charity of choice, CASA. We chose this because of our children’s art show that helped raise money for CASA last May,” said Community Outreach Coordinator, Mary Lecount. Royale Hair Parlor located in …

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Indiana Department of Homeland Security Surveys Hoosiers On Disaster And Emergency Readiness

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is gauging Indiana citizens’ readiness for emergencies and disasters through a brief online survey. Ian Connor, public information officer with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security said the survey will help the public safety community gain a greater understanding of how prepared Indiana residents are and how to help increase that preparedness. “We are …

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IU Anthropologists Will Try Raising Funds Online For Research Project

Four anthropology students from Indiana University are taking their funding request to the public. Crowd-funding websites like Kickstarter are becoming more and more popular as a way to fund all kinds of projects, big and small. This group, studying in the lab of evolutionary anthropologist Michael Muehlenbein hopes to continue their study of how tourists and primates interact in South …

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