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Daily Local News – November 3, 2016

City Council members approved the creation of a new parking commission in their meeting last night; Bloomington residents interested in buying solar panels may soon be able to save money by purchasing through the city government; The Department of Natural Resources’ Division of State Parks recently announced that work will begin this fall at Spring Mill State Park to restore …

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EcoReport Feature – John Blair, of Evansville, IN-Based Non-For-Profit Valley Watch, Discusses Indiana’s Coal Fired Power Plants

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews John Blair about Indiana’s coal fired power plants. This is the first of a two-part interview. We’ll bring you part two in next week’s show.

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EcoReport – November 3, 2016

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 to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely eco-related …

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Standing Room Only: 2016 Candidate Forums for Monroe County Auditor and “Candidates on Demand”

Tonight on Standing Room Only, we will be finalizing our 2016 Candidate Forum series. The staff at WFHB has conducted forums in previous weeks with candidates for school board, treasurer, county commissioner, and the Indiana House of Representatives. You can find these past forums on wfhb.org. Tonight we will be hearing from three candidates who are running for county auditor. …

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Daily Local News – November 2, 2016

A crowdfunding campaign to “Save the Pub” has raised about twelve hundred dollars during the past 24 hours; The Interfaith Winter Shelter opened for its first night of the season yesterday; A hub for tourists in Brown County is changing locations next year; A study from the Indiana University School of Business finds that people in high-stress jobs with little …

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Better Beware:

Trolling for Candidates Election-related scams are way, way up this year – – here’s how to stay safe, at least until you vote. And there’s some good news about a mega-fraudster going down!

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Jessica McClellan and Ann Collins, candidates for Monroe County Treasurer.

The race for Monroe County Treasurer was wide open this year. The incumbent Treasurer, Democrat Cathy Smith, was required to leave the office because of term limits. In the May primary, Democratic voters nominated Jessica McClellan to run for the job. On the Republican side, Ann Collins was the only candidate in the primary ballot, so she too is now …

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Interchange – Selling Me, Inc.: Part Three of The Way of Neoliberalism

First corporations became people. Now people are becoming businesses. That’s the logic of the marketplace applied to employment. Tonight, the third episode in our series “The Way of Neoliberalism”: Selling Me, Inc. In our last two episodes we spoke with Wendy Brown and Philip Mirowski to get a sense of where Neoliberal ideas came from, and how they’ve crept into …

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Cathy Smith, Ann Boehm, And Therese Chambers, Candidates for Monroe County Auditor

The Monroe County Auditor’s Office has been plagued by scandal for years. Most recently, former auditor Steve Saulter was charged with fraud and official misconduct for misusing County credit cards. Saulter allegedly used the County’s money to make personal purchases at Kroger, Wal-Mart and Marsh. Saulter stepped down from the position over the summer. Now there are three candidates seeking …

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Daily Local News – November 1, 2016

11/01/16 The fate of the Players Pub bar is expected to be announced this evening around 8PM; A professor emeritus of economics at IUPUI-Fort Wayne recently completed an Economic Policy Institute study that concludes Indiana’s Right-To-Work law hurts the State’s economy; A Warsaw teen who was sentenced to twenty-five years in prison for helping to kill a friend’s stepfather when …

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