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Ins and Outs of Money – The It’s Your Money Project

What’s with these Ins & Outs of Money radio segments, anyhow? They’re part of the It’s Your Money project at Monroe County Public Library, which is all about helping you hang on to your cash. Hear more about what IYM is, and why you need the free, unbiased money smarts it offers. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:35 — 4.2MB)Subscribe: …

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Daily Local News – April 7, 2015

Today was the first day of early voting in Bloomington’s municipal elections, A public ground breaking ceremony took place today at Indiana’s University’s Assembly Hall to commemorate recent donations to the basketball stadium, A town hall meeting is scheduled for this Saturday to discuss the problem of child abuse in Monroe County, Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin will visit Indiana University …

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Bring It On! – April 6, 2015

Clarence Boone and Leila Randle welcome Iris Rosa. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Clarence and Leila welcome Iris Rosa, Indiana University Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies Professor and director of the Indiana University African American Dance Company. She joins us tonight to highlight the Dance Company’s 40th annual spring ensemble concert at the Buskirk Chumley Theater. PART …

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Books Unbound – “Lost Borders” by Mary Hunter Austin, Part 4

The interconnected stories of ‘’Lost Borders’’ are set in the desert landscape of southern California, where author Mary Hunter Austin moved with her mother and brothers in 1888 at the age of twenty. The ailing Austin found strength in this challenging environment, and came to regard the land as a central character in her writing. The Books Unbound podcast presents …

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State-Ordered Needle Exchange Program Opened

A state-ordered needle exchange program opened in Scott County over the weekend in response to a public health emergency there. An HIV epidemic in southern Indiana led Gov. Mike Pence to authorize counties at risk of outbreak to start needle exchange programs. In just over a month, the number of cases in southern Indiana has shot up–in late February, about …

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Daily Local News – April 6, 2015

A state-ordered needle exchange program opened in Scott County over the weekend in response to a public health emergency there; WIUX is hosting Culture Shock, its annual music festival, this Saturday, April 11; Today marks the 4th day of WFHB’s 2015 Spring Pledge Drive; Last week the City Council approved changes that will increase parking and eliminate green space at …

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Activate! – My Sister’s Closet: Laura Robinson

Laura Robinson explains the nature and rewards of working as a volunteer at My Sister’s Closet, recently relocated in a beautiful new building on S College. Also, more volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS My Sister’s Closet Global Gifts Opportunity House Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:04 — 4.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | …

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EcoFeature – Joe Duff

In this EcoReport Feature, Bob Kissel interviews Operation Migration co-founder Joe Duff about an experimental Whooping Crane reintroduction program. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:21 — 7.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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bloomingOUT – April 2, 2015

Tonight, hosts Erica Dorsey, Ryne Shadday, and Jeff Poling interview our guest Frankie Price-Preslaff, a Speaker and organizer at Tuesday night’s R.F.R.A Rally in Bloomington. Our music tonight was “Same Love” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert.The bloomingOUT staff would like to give a special thanks to our guest Frankie Price-Preslaff for joining us tonight. Credits Hosts Erica …

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Healthy Monroe County Outbreak sponsors awareness event for PCB

Next Saturday an organization called Healthy Monroe County will sponsor an event aimed at informing local residents about the current effect of PCBs in Bloomington. PCBs, or Polychlorinated Biphenyls, are highly toxic chemicals that were banned in the U.S. in 1979. But before that, they were dumped in locations throughout the city. WFHB correspondent Emily Beck looked into the current …

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