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Hollywood Producer To Teach At IU’s New Media School


Indiana University alumnus and Hollywood producer Michael Uslan is joining the new Indiana University Media School as a Professor of Practice in film. Uslan has three decades of experience in motion picture, television, and internet work. His work includes executive producer of 1989’s “Batman” movie, later sequels including the academy award-winning “The Dark Knight,” and “National Treasure.” He is also …

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Books Unbound – “The Burning Secret” by Stefan Zweig, Part 1

Stefan Zweig was an Austrian Jew whose books were among the first burned by the Nazis in 1933. He was one of the most beloved writers of the 1920s and 30s, but he committed suicide in Brazil in 1942, despairing that the Old Europe he loved was lost. His novella “The Burning Secret” shows the psychoanalytic influence of his friend …

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State Board of Education Delays Release Of Indiana School’s A-F Grades


The Indiana State Board of Education delayed the release of the Department of Education’s A-to-F School Accountability grades until November 5. Representatives of public, private and charter schools feel criteria for the grades are unfair and addressed their concerns to the board at their meeting October 15th. According to the DOE’s website, Indiana’s school grading system provides communities with a …

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Bloomingfoods employees and co-op members rally during annual meeting in support of unionization


WFHB Correspondent David Murphy attended Bloomingfood’s annual meeting last week and an accompanying rally by those who support a recent effort by workers to form a union. Today we hear comments from the rally for our Daily Local News community report.

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Daily Local News – October 20, 2014

Monroe County is moving forward with plans to build a parking garage in downtown Bloomington; Indiana is ramping up efforts to protect Hoosiers from the Ebola Virus; The Monroe County Branch of the NAACP will be hosting the 2014 NAACP State Convention this weekend; The city of Bloomington is sponsoring an event to provide citizens with information on the 2014-2015 …

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Bring It On! – October 20, 2014

William Hosea and Bev Smith (on her final show as co-host) welcome Dr. Justin Hunter. PART ONE On tonight’s show, William and Bev, on her last show as co-host of BIO, welcome Dr. Justin Hunter, principal of Fairview Elementary School as he discusses his personal experiences working in previous school systems and the promising future of Fairview. PART TWO Headline …

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Hola Bloomington – October 17, 2014

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria, Carlos Bakota, John Nieto-Phillips, y Ricardo Muñoz hablan sobre “el lenguaje” específicamente el Español y como cambia aquí en los Estados Unidos. Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria, Carlos Bakota, Ricardo Muñoz and John Nieto-Phillips speak about language. Spesifically Spanish and the many factors that change the language, especially through generations.

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Ellettsville takes steps toward building pedestrian trail

The Town of Ellettsville took another step October 13th toward building a pedestrian trail without state or federal funding. The Town Council voted unanimously to return $46,000 to the federal government. The money had been allocated for the Heritage Trail. Federal funds come with restrictions on how they can be spent, including requirements to spend money on specific kinds of …

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Monroe County Prosecutor Gives Opening Remarks at Indy Conference Regarding Elderly Abuse

Monroe County Prosecutor Chris Gall gave opening remarks to a conference in Indianapolis regarding elder abuse – his words here, for today’s community report. The Indiana Agency on Adult Protective Services includes incidents of neglect and exploitation among classification of elderly abuse.

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Perry-Clear Creek Fire Department dispute

An internal dispute at the Perry-Clear Creek Fire Department flared up October 3rd in a public meeting. Two members of the townships’ Fire Protection Board made statements about the issue. The Board members said they were being pressured to resign. Board chairman John Moore was the first to address the issue before the Monroe County Commissioners. He detailed a recent …

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