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The Ins and Outs of Money – Dial This Extension for Money Smarts

Along with every other Indiana county, we have a Purdue University Extension that offers free resources to the community. Among those resources, says Emily Roth, are information and education related to managing your money better.

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Daily Local News – May 12, 2015

Volunteers at Hoosier Hills Food Bank are in the process of sorting and sending 18 tons of food received over the weekend; Three-quarters of a million Hoosiers could be eligible for refunds from their cellular service providers, thanks to a lawsuit settlement announced today; A study done by an IU environmental scientist and colleagues finds the environment in the United …

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Decades-Old Document Lists Bloomington Properties Suspected of PCB Contamination

For decades, a group of chemical compounds called PCBs have caused massive problems in Bloomington. Although there has been relatively little public discussion about the contaminants in the past decade, a citizen group called Healthy Monroe County has recently reignited the issue. That has caused some in the community to call for more information about the current status of PCB …

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Bring It On! – May 11th, 2015

Beverly Calender-Anderson and Leila Randle welcome Donald Griffin Jr. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Beverly and Leila welcome Donald Griffin Jr., real estate broker and owner of Griffin Reality. He joins us to talk about his realty business and also educate listeners on effective strategies for home buying and selling. PART TWO Headline news and local calendar events of interest …

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Books Unbound – Exploring with Robert McAlmon, Part Two

“Exploring with Robert McAlmon” is a three-episode series of fiction and poetry by one of the lesser-known Modernists. McAlmon has been called a leading “spokesman of the post-war nihilistic pessimism of the Lost Generation.” He was publisher and hard-drinking companion of many of the major Modernists writing in English, including James Joyce, William Carlos Williams, H.D., Gertrude Stein, and Ernest Hemingway. …

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Daily Local News – May 11, 2015

The Bloomington City Council has begun a process to make Bloomington’s Courthouse Square a Local Historic District; Fewer than 7 percent of Bloomington’s registered voters showed up to the polls during the municipal primary election last week; The reptile rescue and education team, Scaly Tailz, is asking for donations to help them relocate. FEATURE For decades, a group of chemical …

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Hola Bloomington – May 8, 2015

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Minerva Sosa, Luz Maria López y Maria Auxiliadora Viloria entrevistan a mamás de nuestra comunidad en honor al día de las madres. Hablan de lo que se significa ser mamá y de los mejores consejos que les dieron sus madres. Hola Bloomington hosts Minerva Sosa, Luz Maria López and Maria Auxiliadora Viloria interview moms from …

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bloomingOUT – May 7, 2015

Tonight, hosts Jeff Poling and Ryne Shadday interview our guest Jeanne Smith, an activist, an environmentalist, a humanist. She describes herself as a hoosier philosopher, a free thinker, an absolute relativist, a nude transvestite, a transsexual, a full time crossdresser and someone transgender.  She has been living as a woman for the past seven years.  Our music for tonight was “Ghost …

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Voices in the Street – Speaking from Experience: Advice Post Pomp and Circumstance

This time of year, our community’s youth find themselves on the cusp of big change. In the midst of graduations at IU, Ivy Tech, as well as local high schools, we asked YOU for advice and words of wisdom for our local graduating seniors.

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Construction Begins in B-Line Woods Neighborhood

Habitat for Humanity began building homes last week as part of its new subdivision along the north end of the B-Line Trail. This first round of construction was part of what Habitat calls the Women Build Blitz, where all-women volunteer teams construct houses. The entrance to the new neighborhood is located off Diamond Street. The project faced some resistance when it was proposed last year, mostly …

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