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Daily Local News – October 27, 2016

11,000 Monroe County residents have cast early ballots so far this election season; After deliberating for four hours last night, the city council could not find its way to support a mixed use development planned for the southeast corner of Hillside and Henderson Streets; The Confederate flag has been banned from the grounds of Bloomington High School North; WFHB is …

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bloomingOUT – Angel, Grace, and Kathryn – October 27, 2016

Join bloomingOUT anchors JP and Ryne as they interview 3 new volunteers that have joined the bloomingOUT crew, Angel, Grace, and Kathryn. Angel, Grace, and Kathryn bring their experiences, stories, and love of the LGBTQ+ community to the show in their first official on-air interview! This episode features music from the late bisexual frontman for the band Dead or Alive, …

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Third party candidates: When to break with the two party system.

With disapproval of both major party candidates at an all-time high, Voices in the Street hit the Streets to ask Bloomington residents when to break with the two party system. We also asked folks if there was a third party candidate they would vote for and under what circumstances they would do so.

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EcoReport Feature – Interview with Eric Vasquez, Biological Science Technician at Bryce Canyon National Park

In today’s Eco Report feature, Norm Holy interviews Eric Vasquez about Bryce Canyon National Park.

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EcoReport – October 27, 2016

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 to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely eco-related …

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Forum: County Commissioner Candidates Nelson Shaffer and Julie Thomas

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Two candidates for Monroe County Commissioner sat down with WFHB News Director Joe Crawford. Nelson Shaffer is a Republican. Julie Thomas is a Democrat.  They spoke about the local economy, zoning, development, farming, plans for a Materials Recovery Facility (or MRF) and much more.

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Forum: Treasurer Candidates Jessica McClellan and Ann Collins

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Two candidates for Monroe County Treasurer sat down with WFHB News Director Joe Crawford. Ann Collins is a Republican. Jessica McClellan is a Democrat.  They discussed how they’d handle the County’s finances, manage employees and much more.

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Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice with an all-female cast

Starting this Friday, October 28th and running through November 13th, The Cardinal Stage Company presents Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice with an all-female cast. Doug Storm spoke with Cardinal Stage artistic director, and play director, Randy White, and the actresses who play Shylock and Portia, Liz Pazik and Leslie Ann Handelman for an episode of Arts Interchange. This excerpts centers …

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Daily Local News – October 26.16

Bloomington resident Aaron Pollitt was one of more than 140 people arrested this past weekend while opposing construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, The Bloomington Parks Department and the Bloomington Parks Foundation are laying plans for a fundraising campaign for the Switchyard Park; Convicted sex offenders will not be allowed to participate in trick-or-treating activities again this year; According to …

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Arts Interchange – All That Glisters: Cardinal Stage’s All-Female Merchant of Venice

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“Which is the merchant here, and which is the Jew?” Portia asks as she begins her performance as Antonio’s lawyer (and as a man) in opposition to Shylock’s suit for a pound of flesh. This is the soul of the play. What difference: usury or finance? What difference: Christian or Jew? How are we trapped in the ways in which …

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