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BMV Extends Hours to Increase ID Cards Ahead of Election

Next Monday and Tuesday, branches of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles will stay open late. The purpose is to allow more time for issuing ID cards and driver’s licenses that will be used for identification at polling stations for the election. Note that these license branches will only be processing new, amended or replacement ID cards, licenses and learner …

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Bloomington Housing Website Participates in Sustainability Competition

The City of Bloomington’s Department of Economic and Sustainable Development has entered its website rentrocket.org into an MIT sponsored competition for sustainability initiatives. According to the website, Rent Rocket allows renters to see and compare not only basic amenities but also utility costs, accessibility to alternative modes of transit, and recycling options to factor into their rental housing decisions. The …

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Daily Local News – April 25, 2016

The Indiana Men’s soccer team finished off their spring season with an international match on Sunday at the Jerry Yeagley Field at Bill Armstrong Stadium; Next Monday and Tuesday, branches of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles will stay open late; Later this year, Indiana hunters will be free to use high-powered rifles and handguns to kill deer; Last week …

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Indiana Limestone Symposium Announces 20th Annual Event

The Indiana Limestone Symposium announced its 20th annual event to take place from June 5th through the 25th at Bybee Stone Company in Ellettsville. The event’s mission is to teach and share the art and tradition of carving. A member of the Board of Directors, Bill Holladay, explains the history of the event, starting back in 1995. “Amy Brier and …

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Indiana Landmarks and the Indiana Farm Bureau are Welcoming Nominations for the 2016 John Arnold Award for Rural Preservation

for the 2016 John Arnold Award for Rural Preservation. Nominees must provide a detailed history of their farm, and how the farm’s agricultural features are used and adapted to meet current day-to-day needs. Additionally, nominees must provide photographs of the farm and its preserved historic features. This award is named in honor of John Arnold, a farmer from Rushville who, …

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Commission of Aging Invites All to Attend Annual Creative Aging Festival

The City of Bloomington’s Commission on Aging invites all to attend the sixth annual Creative Aging Festival. The festival takes place every May, in honor of Older Americans Month. This year, the event will start Friday, May 6th at the Monroe County History Center. The Festival includes art exhibits, musical and theatre performances, poetry, gardening, and more. These events allow …

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Presentation from a Think Tank Inside Monroe County Jail

Last night, a think tank working inside the Monroe County Jail presented their findings to the Bloomington City Council. We bring you their comments now for today’s WFHB community report.

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Voices in the Street – “ The Little Five-Hundred: Hosting the World’s Greatest College Weekend”

The Little 500 is utterly unique and also the largest collegiate cycling event in the world—but along with the racing and revelry comes a degree of trepidation from Bloomington locals. Voices in the Street hit the streets to ask your friends and neighbors how they feel Bloomington hosts and handles the Little Five.

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Daily Local News – April 21, 2016

Residents of southeast Bloomington are pushing back against a proposed subdivision at 790 East Holland Drive. The Holland Fields subdivision is planned to offer 55 parcels over 26 acres; The Indiana Limestone Symposium announced its 20th annual event to take place from June 5th through the 25th at Bybee Stone Company in Ellettsville; The City of Bloomington’s Commission on Aging …

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Three Years After Logging, How is Yellowwood Forest Recovering?

In today’s EcoReport feature, correspondent Norm Holy interviews Bogdan Dragnea, who lives just yards away from Yellowwood forest about the effects of logging that took place 3 years ago.

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