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Promotion of Anti-Discrimination Laws in Indiana

The former CEO of Angie’s List says he is forming a coalition aimed at promoting anti-discrimination laws in Indiana. The Indianapolis Star reports today that Bill Oesterle is starting a group called Tech For Equality, which he says will advocate for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Hoosiers. In many parts of Indiana, there are no laws barring …

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Daily Local News – September 17, 2015

The former CEO of Angie’s List says he is forming a coalition aimed at promoting anti-discrimination laws in Indiana; The League of Women Voters of Bloomington and Monroe County is hosting three local candidate forums starting Monday, September 28; The Bloomington Plan Commission has approved the construction of a controversial apartment complex at 2780 South Walnut Street Pike; The Monroe …

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EcoReport – September 17, 2015

The Forestry Division of the DNR has published its five year plan for the state forests. There will be opportunity for the public to comment. The DNR is proposing cutting several million more board feet of timber each year. In today’s EcoReport Feature, Jeff Stant, Executive Director of the Indiana Forest Alliance, summarizes the plan and also comments on the …

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Indiana DNR 5-year forest plan

The Forestry Division of the DNR has published its five year plan for the state forests. There will be opportunity for the public to comment. The DNR is proposing cutting several million more board feet of timber each year. Jeff Stant, Executive Director of the Indiana Forest Alliance, summarizes the plan and also comments on the plan.

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IN Nature – Nighthawk

Today’s IN Nature segment features the Nighthawk

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A Meeting Discussing The Future Of Economic Development and Sustainability In Bloomington

Last night the League of Women Voters of Bloomington-Monroe County and the Monroe County Public Library sponsored a panel discussion about economic development in Bloomington. The group took questions from the audience and the event was filmed by Community Access Television Services. We bring you a portion of that conversation now for today’s WFHB community report. Kate Cruikshank, the president …

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Better Beware! – Robots Attack!

If robocalls were a disease, it would be an epidemic – over 150,000 complaints a month now. There is some hope, though, and here’s some ways to defend yourself against the attacks.

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Bloomington Utilities Has Designed Water Stations

For the last couple of years, the Bloomington Utilities Department has set up water stations at IU’s major sporting events. Utilities Director, Patrick Murphy, described the program to the Utilities Service Board last week. He said that the utilities department has had a unique history in developing this type of thing. Murphy told the Board members they could see the …

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Daily Local News – September 16, 2015

The Indiana State Board of Education voted today to instruct state officials to issue a new batch of A through F grades to each school in the state; The statewide grassroots organization that successfully fought a constitutional marriage amendment and campaigned against the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act has a new legislative project; The Monroe County Council heard a report …

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Freedom Indiana Is Seeking More Legal Protections

The statewide grassroots organization that successfully fought a constitutional marriage amendment and campaigned against the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act has a new legislative project. Freedom Indiana has launched a new campaign to update the state’s existing laws against discrimination. Updates would include prohibitions on discrimination against gay and transgender Hoosiers. Chris Paulsen is the new campaign manager of the …

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