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City of Bloomington’s Housing and Neighborhood Development Director Dan Niederman talks about the First Time Home Buyer’s program

Did you know that you can get thousands of dollars in assistance to purchase your home? Dan Niederman, with the city of Bloomington’s Housing and Urban Development Department speaks with WFHB News Director Wes Martin, about home buyer courses that look to educate and give first-time home owners a leg up on Bloomington’s expensive housing market.

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Daily Local News – November 28, 2017

The Monroe County Council will discuss a proposed 1% food and beverage tax in their meeting this evening; A South Bend law firm has alleged that hospitals and hospital systems across the state have defrauded taxpayers of 300 million dollars; State Road 135 through downtown Nashville in Brown County will be closed on Saturday; This Saturday also marks the return …

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Tech Startup Investors Gather Here Thursday

The city of Bloomington will host the inaugural Angel Investing Conference, part of the 2017 Dimension Mill Annual seminar, November 30 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. The conference will feature an exhibition on seven of Bloomington’s tech startups as well as a networking reception. WFHB News Director Wes Martin speaks with Brian Payne, assistant director of Small Business Relations for the …

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Commissioners Hear Residents Protest Proposed Waste Transfer Facility

Monroe County residents continue to protest a waste transfer station proposed by Indiana Green Transfer and Recycling. Half a dozen area residents complained to Monroe County Commissioners last week about the smell and debris the North Angelina Lane facility would create as well as its potential impacts on water and air quality, traffic, and property values. Social worker Susan Burke …

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Enrollment Miscalculation Leaves Public Schools $9 Million Short

Miscalculation in enrollment is leaving a $9.3 million hole in state funding for public schools. The Indiana Department of Education’s annual student headcount shows some 6000 more students enrolled in public schools than lawmakers had budgeted for. According to state statute, in the event tuition support exceeds the state’s annual appropriation, the Department of Education must proportionately reduce the amount …

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Daily Local News – November 27, 2017

Miscalculation in enrollment is leaving a $9.3 million hole in state funding for public schools; The Lawrence County Sheriff is looking for a suspect who allegedly held a woman at gunpoint and attempted to tie her up; The US Post Office is extending hours of operation for two Bloomington locations and one in Bedford for the holiday season; Democratic State …

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Hola Bloomington – November 24, 2017

Host, Erick Gutierrez, and guest Sira Gutierres talk about Healthy Relationships. Locutor, Erick Gutierrez,e invitada Sira Gutierres hablan sobre la comunicacion entre parejas.

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Kite Line- November 24, 2017: Transitions to the Outside

In this episode we give follow-up information about the hunger strike at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility. Then, we finish a conversation with Salomon X, a former prisoner in southern Illinois. Two weeks ago, he shared stories of different issues he faced in a variety of facilities. Now, he continues talking about his experiences behind the walls, and about his …

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bloomingOUT – Guest Caroline Hippler – November 23, 2017

Join BloomingOut anchors Rachel Jones and Kim Hahn for a special Thanksgiving broadcast. They are joined by counselor Caroline Hippler and discuss LGBT related topics such as conversion therapy, hormone treatment and transgender rights. This episode also catches up on LGBT news from around the globe including the Me Too hashtag trend, marriage equality in Australia, being transgender in politics and …

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Eco Feature- November 23, 2017

In today’s Eco Feature, Norm Holy speaks with William Moomaw, climate scientist, environmental policy expert, and contributor to the International Panel on Climate Change.  Moomaw discusses the importance of forest in carbon capture.

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