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bloomingOUT – Round Table Gun Control Discussion – February 15, 2018

In response to the tragic school shooting in Florida yesterday, BloomingOUT hosts Alex and Frankie debate gun control laws in the US with several guests. Our guests this evening include: Rachel Guglielmo (pronounced Goo-lee-ay-mo) Rachel Guglielmo leads the Indiana chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. She has three school-aged kids, and began volunteering with the organization …

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Outspoken Political Scientist Jeff Isaac

Jeffrey C. Isaac is a noted observer of the American and the global political scenes. He’s been the editor of the respected journal, Political Science, has written numerous books, and his articles appear often in news magazines and academic publications. The Indiana University professor is outspoken, taking to social media on occasion to voice his displeasure with leaders and developments. …

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Voices in the Street: Armored Vehicle

Bloomington Police Department have recently held a press conference about an armored vehicle that BPD has purchased.

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Eco Feature-February 15th, 2018

In this week’s feature, WFHB correspondent Rebecca Mueller interviews Nature Conservancy forester Dan Shaver.

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Eco Report – February 15th, 2018

Eco Report’s Phil Kasper and David Lyman report on County Council member Shelli Yoder claims against the waste transfer station proposal by Indiana Green Transfer and Recycling, Climate activist Michael Foster being sentenced to three years in prison, and the State Chemists’ Office running an informational campaign on the potential damaging effects of dicamba. All in this weekly rundown of ecological news.  …

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Statistics Rule at First ‘State of The Black Community’

Bloomington and Monroe County residents gathered for the first State of the Black Community in Bloomington City Council Chambers last night. Presenting at the conference were Safe and Civil City Director Rafi Hasan; Black Democratic Caucus Chair William Hosea; Attorney Geoff Bradley; and Associate Professor of Education Stephanie Power-Carter, along with Caleb Poer. The speakers presented research findings on racial …

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Daily Local News – February 14, 2018

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The Koch brothers are reportedly spending $4 million to attack what they consider ‘vulnerable’ democratic candidates, including Joe Donnelly; Indiana Senate Republican Leader David Long announced his unexpected resignation yesterday; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill spent yesterday evening with President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, at a reception celebrating Black History Month at the White House; The Cook Group clears another hurdle in …

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King Bee & The Stingers at Saturday’s Child

King Bee & The Stingers joined WFHB at Saturday’s Child February 10th. Fine blues and more.

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Residents Concerned Over BPD Armored Car Purchase

Residents of Bloomington spoke out this afternoon against the purchase of an armored car by city police. Dozens of reporters, local government officials and concerned citizens gathered in the Bloomington Police Department Headquarters at noon, to ask questions of BPD Chief Mike Diekhoff. Their concerns were largely that the $225,000 armored vehicle would be used against protesters, and represented an …

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Daily Local News – February 13, 2018

Kilroys on Kirkwood, in downtown Bloomington, is facing a city challenge over its ability to operate in Monroe County; Tonight is the State of the Black Community in Bloomington City Council Chambers; INDOT’s project manager for Interstate 69’s Section 5 says work crews have moved more than 700 thousand cubic yards of soil since the State took over construction in …

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