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COB Utilities Releases Statement on Soil Containing Lead

Trace levels of lead have been discovered in the soil at the site of a former water tank owned by the City of Bloomington Utilities. According to a press release from the city of Bloomington, these levels were higher than what is allowed by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. The tank was in use from 1954 – 2015 before …

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Kite Line: February 10, 2017- Education in Prison, Part Two

We return to the topic of education within the prison system. After some prison news, we hear a statement written by someone who taught in prisons in the Midwest. Then we return to Micol Seigel’s discussion with Jarrod Wall, who tells us about getting a degree while incarcerated, and the effects/benefits of education while incarcerated, based on his personal experience- …

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Hola Bloomington- February 10 , 2017

Israel Herrera entrevista a Javier Leon y Alfredo Minetti del Latin American Music Center. Nos cuenta como empezaron a tocar música y porque le gusta crear música que mezcla géneros. También nos dicen como su crianza ha influenciado su forma de crear música. Luego  nos dan un idea de que podemos esperar de la LAMC este año. Israel Herrera interviews …

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bloomingOUT – Argenta Peron – February 9, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Colin, Grace, and JP as they welcome Argenta Peron to the show. Argenta is the Show Director for the Bloomington venue, the Back Door; and performs as The People’s Diva and Back Door House Queen. Argenta talks events, fundraising, and RuPaul’s Drag Race performers at the Back Door; as well as her own history as a performer. The …

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Voices in the Street: “Do you think public school teachers are paid enough?”

The narrow confirmation of president Trumps’ nominee for secretary of education has served as a reminder of just how important education, and especially how important the public school system is. We have gone out into the streets and asked your fellow Bloomingtonians whether public school teachers are paid enough.

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Big Talk w/ Michael Glab: Nancy Hiller

A cabinetmaker, furniture designer and builder, author, preservation advocate, and storyteller, Nancy Hiller has been beautifying people’s homes in Bloomington and other cities for years. She started working with wood as a young woman simply because she needed affordable furniture. She trained in the art and craft of woodworking on a dare and went on to make it her life. …

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Daily Local News – February 9, 2017

The Bloomington City Council show support for Mayor John Hamilton’s proposed annexation of seven areas just outside the city’s municipal boundaries; Another in a long series of tax court battles between CVS and the Monroe County government is scheduled for tomorrow morning; A new agriculture technology startup called The Bee Corp has been launched by former Indiana University students; The …

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Eco Report – February 9, 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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Better Beware – Account Fraud

The new credit cards have stopped one kind of ripoff, but now there are others. Identity Theft is ballooning, and here’s how to keep from being carried away financially.

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Charters, Vouchers and Pre-K – Concerns Voiced About New Legislation

Last night the Monroe County Community School Corporation hosted a community conversation about public education. News Director Joe Crawford has more for today’s WFHB community report. This event was recorded by Community Access Television Services. The full video can be found here: http://catstv.net/m.php?q=3940

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