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UndocuHoosiers Bloomington

Indiana University students continue to ask the university to implement new initiatives to help support undocumented students. Reporter Jessica de la Cruz brings us this story about UndocuHoosiers Bloomington and its efforts to protect undocumented students. We have changed the name of one source in this story. The source, identified here as Tori Santos, is an undocumented student. This story …

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Daily Local News – May 16, 2017

High levels of ground-level ozone prompted the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to declare today and yesterday as Air Quality Action Days for several counties in Indiana, including Monroe; The city of Bloomington is asking its residents to pick out new garbage and recycling containers, ahead of the rollout of automated trash pickup later this year; The Indiana Attorney General’s …

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Activate: Dave Wright from Monroe County CASA

Dave Wright’s service to Monroe County Court Appointed Special Advocates has been adaptive and critical for over sixteen years. Dave has many skills and strengths, and he is there to contribute in any void that develops. His advice and hard work guided the direction of CASA. Since his retirement, Dave treats CASA as his full time job and is an …

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Daily Local News – May 15, 2017

Newly filed court documents are shedding more light on Marsh Supermarkets’ financial troubles; An Indiana official is questioning the Veterans Administration’s plans to shutter 1,000 facilities and leave 4,000 jobs unfilled; Habitat for Humanity helps local family find affordable housing in high-priced Bloomington market; The Board of Directors of the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District has approved a final contract with …

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MCPL Wins Award for “Power of Words” Program

The American Library Association is awarding its Excellence in Library Programming Award to the Monroe County Public Library’s “Power of Words” program. Reporter Sarah Vaughan spoke with Library Director Marilyn Wood about the Power of Words program for today’s WFHB Community Report.

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Habitat For Humanity Helps Local Family Find Housing

One local family struggled to pay rent in Bloomington’s housing market dominated by students. Habitat for Humainty helped the family make ends meet. The story was produced by a partnership between WFHB and an Indiana University journalism class.

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Kite Line- May 5, 2017: Commissary

For prisons to function smoothly and profitably, the major tools of control – violence, surveillance, separation – must be complimented by a host of less obvious instruments and technologies. These include censorship in the mail room, the cultivation of racial tension, integration of prisoner labor into facility maintenance, cafeteria operations, and private contracting, among many others. This week on Kite …

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Hola Bloomington – May 12, 2017

Locutores Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, Luis Ramon Hernandez y Carlos Bakota discuten sobre noticias, leyes y politica. Hosts Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, Luis Ramon Hernandez and Carlos Bakota talk about news, laws and politics.

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Hola Bloomington – May 12, 2017

Locutores Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, Luis Ramon Hernandez y Carlos Bakota discuten sobre noticias, leyes y politica. Hosts Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, Luis Ramon Hernandez and Carlos Bakota talk about news, laws and politics.

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bloomingOUT – News Segment – May 11, 2017

In this brief segment, bloomingOUT producer Ryne Shadday discusses current LGBT news and events. Topics include conversion therapy, artificial insemination, and same-sex marriage. CREDITS Producer: Ryne Shadday Board Engineer: Jessie Grubb bloomingOUT News Director: Noelle Philipps Executive Producer: Joe Crawford The bloomingOUT theme is an original composition from Aaron Gage.

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