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Daily Local News – June 1, 2015

Just twelve percent of eligible voters in Indiana cast ballots in the May 5th municipal primary election; A state biologist has just photographed one of Monroe Lake’s original and oldest bald eagles; The Bloomington City Council has shown support for new financial control measures that would affect the city’s Redevelopment Commission, also known as the R.D.C.; Rhino’s Youth Center is …

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Hola Bloomington – May 29, 2015

Los locutores de Hola Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Raquel Anderson entrevistan a Harlene Haro y Ricardo Munoz. Harlene es coordinadora de programas de salud para El Centro Comunal Latino, una organización sin fines de lucro que sirve la comunidad Latina de Bloomington. Hablen de los servicios que proporciona El Centro y como la comunidad puede participar. Hola Bloomington hosts …

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Monroe County Council Gives More Life to West Side TIF District

The Monroe County Council voted four to three Tuesday night to support extending the life of the West Side TIF district by 15 years. The Council also showed approval for issuing a $3.5 million bond to pay for road projects there. A TIF district allows the local government to spend property tax collected within the district exclusively on projects in …

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Daily Local News – May 28, 2015

5/28/2015 Construction of Interstate 69 in the Bloomington area is forcing the partial closure of some local roads;For the first time, the Monroe County School Corporation will live-stream its high school graduation ceremonies this Saturday;The Monroe County Council voted four to three Tuesday night to support extending the life of the West Side TIF district by 15 years. FEATURE Early …

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Andrea Murray Reflects on Life as a Female Journalist

Early in her career, veteran Bloomington newspaper editor Andrea Murray faced a choice that would define her professional existence: a high-profile gig at a major corporate newspaper, or return home to cover stories in her community. She followed her heart. Murray joined the staff of the Bloomington Herald-Times as a part-time copy editor in 1987 and retired in 2014 as …

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Voices In The Street – Craft beer is a cause for good cheer: On location at the 5th Annual Bloomington Craft Beer Festival

The Brewers of Indiana Guild was organized in 2000 to provide a unifying voice for the craft breweries and brewpubs of Indiana—which are closing in on 100 in Indiana alone. For five years in a row, Bloomington has hosted its craft beer festival and voices in the street hit the festival to ask folks why they love going. Podcast: Play …

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EcoReport – May 28, 2015

In today’s EcoReport feature, Bowden Quinn talks about a controversial development at Indiana Dunes State Park. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you …

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EcoReport – Indiana Dunes

In today’s EcoReport feature, Bowden Quinn talks about a controversial development at Indiana Dunes State Park. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:00 — 7.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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IN Nature – Eastern Screech Owl

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:50 — 1.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Hydraulic Fracking A Concern For Hoosiers

The state of Oklahoma has experienced an increased number of earthquakes in recent years and researchers there say the seismic activity appears to be linked to oil and gas drilling. Specifically, the earthquakes seem to be connected to the use of hydraulic fracking, a process that also occurs in parts on Indiana. WFHB correspondent Kyle Boen looked into whether Hoosiers …

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