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Hola Bloomington – June 5, 2015

Los locutores de Hola Bloomington Minerva Sosa e Israel Herrera entrevistan a Nikhil Shah y Gabriela Escobio, estudiantes que se gradúan de la high school. Hablan sobre sus experiencias en la escuela y que son sus planes para el futuro. Hola Bloomington’s hosts Minerva Sosa and Israel Herrera interview Nikhil Shah and Gabriela Escobio, local students that recently graduated from …

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Local Businesses Meet to Discuss “Bum Commerce”

More than fifty people crowded into a room at Nick’s English Hut today to discuss what some downtown businesspeople have referred to as “bums”. The meeting drew attention on social media yesterday after Nick’s co-owner Susan Bright sent other business owners a letter titled, “Bum Commerce on Kirkwood.” Bright’s letter went on to address panhandling, petty theft and drug dealing …

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Voices In The Street – The Two Bloomingtons: Weighing the Pros and Cons of the Student Exodus

Enough time has passed that it truly feels as though the IU student body population has dissipated significantly.  IU students bring a great deal of economic stimulus to Bloomington, but no one can dispute the relative calm that befalls our beloved city when summer gets into full swing.  Voices in the street hit the streets to ask your friends and …

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City Council Approves New Finacial Controls After Fraud

The Bloomington City Council unanimously approved new financial controls for the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission last night. City Clerk Regina Moore presented the synopsis of the motion to the Council. “This legislation is coming forth from the mayor in concert with the entire council” Regina says. “Its primary purpose is to strengthen the city of Bloomington’s financial policies and to ensure …

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A Blue Dot In a Sea of Red, Bloomington’s Liberal Attitudes Compared to the Rest of the State

Bloomington, and especially Indiana University, is often referred to — politically speaking — as a blue dot in a sea of red. A strong majority of voters here favor Democrats, in stark contrast to the rest of Indiana. Conservative media often accuse of universities such as IU of indoctrinating students to favor liberal causes. WFHB correspondent Kara Tullman  wanted to …

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Daily Local News – June 4th, 2015

This morning Glenda Ritz announced her candidacy for the 2016 Democratic nomination for Indiana governor; More than fifty people crowded into a room at Nick’s English Hut today to discuss what some downtown businesspeople have referred to as bums; The Bloomington City Council unanimously approved new financial controls for the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission last night; Monroe Lake will have its …

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EcoReport – June 4, 2015

In today’s EcoReport feature, Myke Luurtsema of the Indiana Forest Alliance talks about their Wild Indiana Campaign to set aside Wild Areas in the Indiana State Forest System. 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 …

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EcoReport – Myke Luurtsema: Wild Areas

Myke Luurtsema of the Indiana Forest Alliance talks about their Wild Indiana Campaign and it’s proposal to set aside Wild Areas in the Indiana State Forest System.

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EcoReport ‘IN Nature’ – Hog-Nosed Snake

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Professor publishes account of wrongful detainment

Indiana University Professor Christine Von Der Haar is back in the news after publishing a full account of her wrongful detainment in 2012. After settling her lawsuit against the federal government in April, Von Der Haar is ready for her story to be heard again. WFHB correspondent Ivy Bridges brings us that story.

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