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Daily Local News – May 6, 2015

Just more than 7,000 Bloomington residents voted in this year’s municipal primary election, which ended last night; Governor Mike Pence has signed into law a bill giving Community Volunteer health care providers civil immunity; The Monroe County Community School Corporation held two cultural responsiveness workshops this school year; Rloomington’s Council of Neighborhood Associations, or CONA, has recognized a new group …

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Better Beware – Fake Surveys

Scammers are trying to get your personal info by tricking you into filling out a “customer service” survey, or some other questionnaire. These chances to give your feedback are often very useful – but here’s how to spot the phony ones.

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Bloomington Primary Election Results: Neher Concedes To Hamilton

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John Hamilton has defeated Darryl Neher in the race for the Democratic nomination for mayor of Bloomington. More detailed results can be found here, courtesy of the Monroe County Clerk’s Office.

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Daily Local News – May 5, 2015

We asked residents why they came out to vote; An HIV awareness campaign in southern Indiana called ‘You Are Not Alone’ has expanded its billboards and media to target travelers and truck drivers; A new program aiming to train unemployed or low-skilled Hoosiers has recently been announced by the state’s Family and Social Services Administration; On Friday, the Monroe County …

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IU Group Raises Relief Funds for Nepal Recovery Effort

The earthquake in Nepal last month has claimed the lives of more than seventy-five hundred people, according to a statement today from the country’s government. Another 14,500 people were injured. In Bloomington, a group at IU has been collecting money to help in the relief effort. On Friday, WFHB spoke with a professor who has been closely involved with the …

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The Ins and Outs of Money – Keep Your Scams Off My Money!

Scams are more prevalent than ever, says consumer watchdog Richard Fish. But by keeping a few basic guidelines in mind, you can protect yourself—and your money—from falling prey to many common swindles.

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Interchange – What’s the Matter with Voting?

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Tonight’s show, “What’s the Matter with Voting,” will focus on some of the questions that surround the ways citizens think about what voting means, why it matters, or doesn’t, and the ways in which local elections fit inside national and state narratives of the electoral process. Joining host Doug Storm are Marjorie Hershey and Joe Crawford. Marjorie Hershey is a …

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Bring It On! – May 4, 2015

William Hosea and Doris Sims welcome Brad Swain. PART ONE On tonight’s show, William and Doris welcome Monroe County Sheriff, Brad Swain. He joins us to discuss his viewpoints as Monroe County Sheriff on several national cases and to specifically share his plans on building trust and forging partnerships within minority communities during a time of tense relationships with law …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #38: May 3, 2015

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☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Musical guests: The Hammer & The Hatchett Jeff Tryon launches his new series, “My Brown County” Vera Grubbs interviews artist Monique Cagle ofSleepy Cat Studio Singer/songwriterCari Ray returns with another “For a Song” Poetry by Carol Marks, Chris Curtain and BCH Poet Laureate, Gunther Flumm Essays by Dave Seastrom and Rick Fettig Guest host Paulette Justice delivers …

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Activate! – Stamp Out Hunger: Jenn Hottell

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Jerry Sutherland talks about Saturday’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive sponsored by the National Alliance of Mail Carriers, the United Way of Monroe County and the Hoosier Hills Food Bank. Also, more opportunities to volunteer to help reduce hunger and food insecurity in Monroe County from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS Hoosier Hills Food Bank Stamp Out Hunger …

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