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Employees hired to manage invasive vegetation

The city of Bloomington has hired two full-time employees to manage the increasing problem of invasive vegetation. Dave Williams, the operations director for the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, made the announcement last week before the Board of Parks Commissioners. “This has become a huge issue for any land-holding agency as well as private property owners,” Williams said. “It’s become …

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Daily Local News – February 3, 2015

Earlier today a committee in the Indiana Senate moved forward a bill that could expand bus service in Monroe County;The city of Bloomington has hired two full-time employees to manage the increasing problem of invasive vegetation;Officials at the Richland Bean Blossom Community School Corporation raised concerns about funding for public education at a school board meeting last month. FEATURE Indiana, …

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Activate! – Lotus Education and Arts Foundation: Loraine Martin

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Loraine Martin, a 16 year veteran of working with Lotus Education & Foundation, talks about Lotus Blossoms, the education and community outreach program of the Foundation, and the amazing experience the program gives to kids and volunteers alike. Also, volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS Lotus Education & Arts Foundation Lotus Volunteering  Bloomington Playwright’s Project Volunteering  …

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Bills Would Strip Power of Superintendent Glenda Ritz

Bills have been introduced into both houses of the Indiana General Assembly that would change the way the Chairperson of the State Board of Education is chosen. Currently, the popularly elected State Superintendent of Education automatically chairs the board. This has been the practice for over 100 years, since the original creation of an elected Superintendent. The current Superintendent is …

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Bring It On! – February 2, 2015

Clarence Boone and Cornelius Wright welcome Robin Winston and Audrey McCluskey. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Clarence and Cornelius welcome accomplished business leader and a skilled political strategist, Robin Winston. He joins us to explore the dynamics of the power shift in Washington and in particular how it will affect national and local communities of color. He also provide some …

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Daily Local News – February 2, 2015

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles found another $2 million of overcharges it levied on state residents; A construction company is in the midst of moving five historic houses in the University Courts neighborhood to make way for a new fraternity house; Monroe County officials are in talks with companies that could be paid to help establish a specific character …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #35 – February 1, 2015

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Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Vera Grubbs, Rick Fettig & Jeff Foster. First aired Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 9 AM on WFHB. ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Musical guests Hamilton Creek perform LIVE in BCH Studio B — interview and songs. Cari Ray returns with another For A Song, wherein she explores the creative processes involved in finding your muse… even …

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Books Unbound – “Benito Cereno” by Herman Melville, Part Two

The second in a four-part program on Herman Melville’s novella “Benito Cereno,” based on the memoir of the real-life sea captain Amasa Delano. Melville’s mastery of point of view takes us into the mind of the well-meaning but clueless Delano as he spends the day aboard a Spanish merchant-ship in distress. The ship is manned by a skeleton crew of …

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Hola Bloomington – January 30, 2015

Hola Bloomington’s hosts Israel Herrera, Maria Auxiliadora Viloria and Carlos Bakota host a special segment “Un Cafecito con” Spanish Clubs. The hosts interview the students that are involved in clubs like: The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship, La sociedad honoraria hispánica of Bloomington High School North. Also, they interview Benjamin Nichols, an IU student who produced his first film titled …

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bloomingOUT – January 29, 2015

Tonight, hosts Erica Dorsey and Jeff Poling give news updates in the LGBTQ community as well as calendar events such as PRIDE Film Festival starting tonight through Sunday. Host Jeff Jewel speaks with Justin Ford about his TedTalk, his background, and his experience teaching as a Professor in Kelley School of Business. We also heard from Arielle Soussman in Out …

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