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Activate! – My Sister’s Closet: Laura Robinson

Laura Robinson explains the nature and rewards of working as a volunteer at My Sister’s Closet, recently relocated in a beautiful new building on S College. Also, more volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS My Sister’s Closet Global Gifts Opportunity House Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:04 — 4.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | …

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EcoFeature – Joe Duff

In this EcoReport Feature, Bob Kissel interviews Operation Migration co-founder Joe Duff about an experimental Whooping Crane reintroduction program. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:21 — 7.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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bloomingOUT – April 2, 2015

Tonight, hosts Erica Dorsey, Ryne Shadday, and Jeff Poling interview our guest Frankie Price-Preslaff, a Speaker and organizer at Tuesday night’s R.F.R.A Rally in Bloomington. Our music tonight was “Same Love” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert.The bloomingOUT staff would like to give a special thanks to our guest Frankie Price-Preslaff for joining us tonight. Credits Hosts Erica …

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Healthy Monroe County Outbreak sponsors awareness event for PCB

Next Saturday an organization called Healthy Monroe County will sponsor an event aimed at informing local residents about the current effect of PCBs in Bloomington. PCBs, or Polychlorinated Biphenyls, are highly toxic chemicals that were banned in the U.S. in 1979. But before that, they were dumped in locations throughout the city. WFHB correspondent Emily Beck looked into the current …

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Daily Local News – April 2, 2015

4/2/15 Republican leaders pledged today to amend the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act; The Bloomington city council took a stand against the Religion Freedom Restoration Act last night; In the brief time since Indiana Senator Dan Coats announced his retirement, three Republican Party veterans have shown interest in taking his seat. FEATURE Next Saturday an organization called Healthy Monroe County …

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Bloomington City Council Takes a Stand Against New Indiana Bill

The Bloomington city council took a stand against the Religion Freedom Restoration Act last night. The entire Council co-sponsored a resolution opposing the law. Council member Darryl Neher read the resolution aloud during the meeting. He called for it to be sent to state leaders, including Governor Pence and Indiana University President Michael McRobbie. Michael Mcrobbie, reading the resolution, states …

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EcoReport – April 2, 2015

In today’s EcoReport feature, Bob Kissel interviews Operation Migration co-founder Joe Duff about an experimental Whooping Crane reintroduction program. 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 …

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IN Nature – Indiana Bat

April 2 – IN Nature – Indiana Bat Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:53 — 1.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Better Beware! – Fake Service Dogs

Some selfish people are claiming their pets are service dogs, to get them into places pets aren’t allowed. And some businesses are selling fake certificates to help this fraud! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Bloomington Residents Protest the Religious Freedom & Restoration Act at Rally

Roughly 200 people rallied yesterday at Karst Farm Park in Bloomington, just across the street from a local Republican fund raiser. The rally was originally scheduled to protest Governor Mike Pence, who was supposed to be the featured speaker at the event. Pence canceled his appearance amid increasing controversy over the passage of the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act. But …

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