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Voices In the Street – “If we took a holiday ooh yeah ooh yeah, it would be so nice!”

This week on the Voices in the Street:  “If we took a holiday ooh yeah ooh yeah, it would be so nice!” Indiana University and the Monroe County Community School Corporation are closing down for Spring Break next week so Voices in the Street hit the streets to ask the obvious question:  What are your spring break plans and what …

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“Civil Immunity” Law Could Help Provide Free Health Care, But at a Cost

The goal of House Bill 1145, according to its authors, is pretty straightforward: to get free health care to residents who need it, to make it easier for doctors to show up at places like food banks and volunteer their time. On its face, the strategy legislators want to use seems pretty simple: they want to eliminate the possibility a …

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Daily Local News – March 12, 2015

The Bloomington City Council is still trying to figure out a fair set of ordinances to regulate the increasing number food carts and mobile vendors operating in downtown; Professor and vocal jazz director Steve Zegree passed away last Saturday, March the 7th, in Bloomington at age 61;Local author and Martinsville resident Mark C. Adkisson will be holding a book signing this …

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EcoReport – Jim Nelson: The Choral Reefs of Florida and the Caribbean

In today’s EcoReport, in Part One of an interview with Jim Nelson, he discusses the condition of coral reefs in Florida and the Caribbean. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:29 — 7.8MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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EcoReport – March 12, 2015

In today’s EcoReport, in Part One of an interview with Jim Nelson, he discusses the condition of coral reefs in Florida and the Caribbean. 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 …

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IN Nature – Crows

Today’s IN Nature segment features Crows. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:35 — 1.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Standing Room Only – Women’s Leadership Development Event

On March 3, 2015, the Bloomington Commision of the Status of Women hosted the Women’s Leadership Development Event to give women the opportunity to learn how to get involved and make a difference in their community.  A panel of women with various backgrounds who are involved in our community was chosen by the Commission to speak on this year’s theme, …

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Better Beware! – Kids and Plumbing

BB got hit by two ripoffs last week: a scary email about sexual criminals “in your neighborhood” and a preposterous pitch for insurance on your water pipe. Thanks to the gonifs themselves for the research help! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Daily Local News – March 11, 2015

An antiracist speech tonight at Indiana University is expected to draw protests; The Monroe County government is still waiting for a verdict on their plans to build a parking garage after more than two hours of debate Monday night; The members of a so-called blue ribbon panel to make recommendations on the future of the IU School of Education have …

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Panel Chosen to Make IU School of Education Recommendations

The members of a so-called blue ribbon panel to make recommendations on the future of the IU School of Education have been chosen. IU President Michael McRobbie announced his intention to establish the panel last year in the wake of declining enrollment in the school.  The members of the panel are Carole Ames, former dean and professor emerita at the …

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