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Voices in the Street: “What do you like best about Bloomington?”

Now that the students have left and only longtime residents remain one wonders what it is that Bloomington’s permanent residents like best about their town. Voices has gone out into the streets and asked the question: what do you like best about Bloomington?

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Jeffrey Isaac

Jeff Isaac is an opinionated scholar. A professor of political science at Indiana University, he has written many books, is a regular contributor to respected journals, and takes to social media to share his feelings and bring political science just a bit closer to the average person. He grew up in a typical New York City neighborhood, playing stickball and …

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Coming Up On Interchange – Fela Kuti: Becoming African in America

Next time on Interchange: Becoming African in America We’ll be live from The Atlas Bar for a 90-minute special featuring the music and protest politics of Fela Kuti, the Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre, and human rights activist. Fela Kuti died 1997 at the age of 58 but his music has seen a resurgence even …

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Daily Local News – May 11, 2017

Plans for an apartment complex are inching forward after the City Council gave its support in a straw poll; Ellettsville’s Town Marshal says town residents will see three new police vehicles on the road by the summer; Another Marsh Supermarkets location is facing possible closure after an announcement by the company; Local students have received honors recently for their work …

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Eco Report Feature – Climate Change in Denali National Park, Pt. 2

In today’s Eco Report feature, we hear part two of correspondent Norm Holy’s interview with Dave Schirokauer from the Denali National Park in Alaska about the effects of climate change in the park.

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Eco Report – May 11, 2017

Eco Report 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 to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Daily Local News – May 10, 2017

The city of Bloomington says it spent more than $770,000 as it sought to annex about 10,000 acres of Monroe County land this year. Ellettsville Town Council President Scott Oldham began the council’s meeting Monday night by acknowledging the recent loss of two public servants, and went on to approve a 20- year contract with the City of Bloomington Utilities …

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Bloomington Plan Commission Reviews Proposal for Student Housing Complex

The Bloomington Plan Commission agreed last night to proceed slowly and carefully in its review of a proposed student housing complex planned for the 300 and 400 blocks of East Third Street downtown. The project is being proposed by Annex Student Living, a subsidiary of the Indianapolis-based Mecca Companies. The site plan calls for two, five-story buildings providing more than …

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Researchers: Asian Mental Health Stigma Creates Barrier to Treatment

The month of May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. According to the Indiana University Newsroom, roughly 2,800 Chinese students are enrolled at IU Bloomington and make more than 45 percent of the university’s International population. In today’s WFHB community report, correspondent Sheila Raghavendran looks into one particular resource that is available to those studetns: Counseling and Psychological …

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Everyday People

WFHB’s weekly community resources segment.

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