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Daily Local News – May 15, 2015

A new report from U.S. News and World report ranks Bloomington High School North as the 10th best high school in the state;The Monroe County Community School Corporation is planning to survey local residents about their views on education issues;The Monroe County Public Library is getting its finances in order as it moves forward with plans to build a new …

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EcoReport – May 14, 2015

In today’s EcoReport feature, Researcher Kent Webb discusses the science and politics of deer population management. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you …

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IN Nature – American Toad

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Image by Plismo (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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EcoReport – Kent Webb on Deer Population Management

Researcher Kent Webb discusses the science and politics of deer population management.

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Assistant Director For Student Conduct In The Office Of Student Ethics Arrested For Possession Of Child Pornography

Bloomington police announced this afternoon they had arrested an Indiana University administrator for possession of child pornography. Police arrested 32-year-old Jon T. Riveire yesterday. Riveire is an Assistant Director for Student Conduct in the Office of Student Ethics at Indiana University.  According to a press release from the Bloomington Police Department, he was targeted for investigation as the result of …

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A Rise In Ticks Brings A Greater Risk Of Infection

In the past it was rare to find lone star or blacklegged ticks in southern Indiana. However over the last 15 years those insects have become mainstays in the region. And in the next 10 years their presence in the region is expected to increase. This is all according to a new study done by IU biology professor Keith Clay. …

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Better Beware! – Bogus Debt Collectors

Anson Shupe’s unexpected death was a shock to us all. Here’s his final column, just as he wrote it, giving some good advice on how to deal with scammers who threaten you if you don’t pay them money you don’t really owe.

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Voices of Homelessness: Linda Collins

Over the past month, WFHB reporters Sarah Panfil and Emily Beck have spoken with local people experiencing homelessness as well as employees at agencies that serve impoverished residents. They are exploring the myriad circumstances that cause local people to lose housing for a series called Voices of Homelessness. We bring you the first installment of that series now, for today’s …

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Daily Local News – May 13, 2015

Bloomington police announced this afternoon they had arrested an Indiana University administrator for possession of child pornography; Bloomingfoods is hosting the Bloomington’s Fifth Annual Bike to Work Day Block Party this Friday from 5:00pm to 8:30 pm; Bloomington residents debated the merits of the proposed parking garage downtown at a city Plan Commission meeting on Monday; The City of Bloomington …

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The County Employee Parking Garage Proposal Moves Forward

Bloomington residents debated the merits of the proposed parking garage downtown at a city Plan Commission meeting on Monday. The Monroe County government wants to build the facility at the south-east corner of Morton and Eighth Streets. County employees would park there. This is the third time in three months the proposal has come before the Bloomington Plan Commission. The …

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