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IN Nature – Beech Tree

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EcoReport – Michel Mann: The Denial of Global Warming

In today’s EcoReport feature, Dan Young speaks with Nobel Prize-winning climate scientist Michael Mann who discusses his contribution to understanding global warming, and the vicious attacks his work has faced from climate deniers. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:03 — 7.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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No Official Public Comment As DNR Considered Plan For State Forests

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has just published a five-year plan for how it will manage state forest land. The document is coming under fire from some Indiana residents, who say they weren’t even consulted as the DNR was making its plans. News Director Joe Crawford brings that story for today’s WFHB community report. Podcast: Play in new window …

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Daily Local News – May 6, 2015

Just more than 7,000 Bloomington residents voted in this year’s municipal primary election, which ended last night; Governor Mike Pence has signed into law a bill giving Community Volunteer health care providers civil immunity; The Monroe County Community School Corporation held two cultural responsiveness workshops this school year; Rloomington’s Council of Neighborhood Associations, or CONA, has recognized a new group …

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Better Beware – Fake Surveys

Scammers are trying to get your personal info by tricking you into filling out a “customer service” survey, or some other questionnaire. These chances to give your feedback are often very useful – but here’s how to spot the phony ones. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Bloomington Primary Election Results: Neher Concedes To Hamilton

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John Hamilton has defeated Darryl Neher in the race for the Democratic nomination for mayor of Bloomington. More detailed results can be found here, courtesy of the Monroe County Clerk’s Office. E-Book PDF: Open in New Window | Download (21.2KB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Daily Local News – May 5, 2015

We asked residents why they came out to vote; An HIV awareness campaign in southern Indiana called ‘You Are Not Alone’ has expanded its billboards and media to target travelers and truck drivers; A new program aiming to train unemployed or low-skilled Hoosiers has recently been announced by the state’s Family and Social Services Administration; On Friday, the Monroe County …

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IU Group Raises Relief Funds for Nepal Recovery Effort

The earthquake in Nepal last month has claimed the lives of more than seventy-five hundred people, according to a statement today from the country’s government. Another 14,500 people were injured. In Bloomington, a group at IU has been collecting money to help in the relief effort. On Friday, WFHB spoke with a professor who has been closely involved with the …

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The Ins and Outs of Money – Keep Your Scams Off My Money!

Scams are more prevalent than ever, says consumer watchdog Richard Fish. But by keeping a few basic guidelines in mind, you can protect yourself—and your money—from falling prey to many common swindles. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:55 — 4.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Interchange – What’s the Matter with Voting?

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Tonight’s show, “What’s the Matter with Voting,” will focus on some of the questions that surround the ways citizens think about what voting means, why it matters, or doesn’t, and the ways in which local elections fit inside national and state narratives of the electoral process. Joining host Doug Storm are Marjorie Hershey and Joe Crawford. Marjorie Hershey is a …

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