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Voices In The Street – Religious Freedom and Restoration? Or Legally-Sanctioned Discrimination?

Indiana Governor Mike Pence has vowed to sign into law SB 101 or the Religious Freedom & Restoration Act. Governor Pence has said the law “…is about respecting and reassuring Hoosiers that their religious freedoms are intact” but others see the law setting a bad precedent for businesses and others like police and doctors to legally discriminate against the LGBTQI …

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Daily Local News – March 26, 2015

Civil rights organizations and business groups throughout the state condemned Gov. Pence today after he officially approved the Religious Freedom Restoration Act; After much debate last night, Bloomington city council members passed an ordinance allowing food trucks to park 50 feet from existing restaurants; The Monroe County Community School Board has reversed its decision to send a letter of dissent …

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EcoReport – Jim Mountjoy & Don Whitehead

In today’s EcoReport feature, Jim Mountjoy talks about the rare sighting of an Ivory Gull in Illinois and Don Whitehead discusses local rare birds.

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bloomingOUT – March 26, 2015

Tonight, hosts Erica Dorsey, Jeff Poling, and Jeff Jewel interview Phil Cooper from Fair Talk and discuss the controversial, explosive Indiana legislation R.F.R.A. Our music tonight is by Sir Ivan and is called“Kiss All The Bullies Goodbye.” We would like to thank our guest Phil Cooper for joining us tonight. Hosts Erica Dorsey, Jeff Poling, Jeff Jewel Executive Producer Joe …

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EcoReport – March 26, 2015

In today’s EcoReport feature, Jim Mountjoy talks about the rare sighting of an Ivory Gull in Illinois and Don Whitehead discusses local rare birds. 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 – Ruffed Grouse

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Better Beware! – Videogame Malware

Ransomware – one of the nastiest cyber-attacks ever – is now hitting videogames. Want to have to cough up $500 to continue playing World of Warcraft? Watch out!

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Improvements Planned For Dangerous Area Of Old State Road 37

A hazardous stretch of Old State Road 37 will soon be reconstructed with improved safety measures. On March 24th the Board of Public Works approved a project at the intersection of Dunn Street and Old State Road 37. Roy Aten, Senior Project Manager with the city’s Planning and Transportation Department, explained the required improvements to enhance the safety of the …

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Could Comcast/Time Warner Merger Be Negative For Consumers?

The companies Comcast and Time Warner have proposed to merge, which would have effects on the cable market throughout the WFHB listening area. Correspondent David Murphy spoke with Herb Terry, Associate Professor at IU’s department of telecommunications, about the potential effects of the merger. Comcast released a statement today saying they expect the federal government will take until at least …

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Governor Pence Plans To Sign The Religious Freedom And Restoration Act As Many Call For Him To Veto The Bill

Thousands of Hoosiers and some high-powered business interests are calling for Indiana Governor Mike Pence to veto the so-called Religious Freedom & Restoration Act. If signed into law this bill would allow businesses to discriminate against anyone based on personal religious beliefs. Some fear the bill would also allow police officers and doctors to neglect their duties for the same …

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