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Mark Lee – bloomingOUT October 15, 2015

Join hosts Jeff Jewel and Jeff Poling while they talk to Mark Lee, a photographer and historian, and go through a brief history of the LGBTQ+ community in and around Bloomington. Plus, hear this week’s LGBTQ+ headlines and our event calendar. Hosts – Jeff Jewel and Jeff Poling Executive Producer – Joe Crawford Producer – Olivia Davidson Board Engineer – …

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First African American Woman to attend IU is Honored

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Homecoming weekend begins tomorrow at Indiana University. Between holding various events for student and alumni, the university will host about 40 relatives of one particularly significant former student, Carrie Parker. Yesterday, WFHB correspondent Joshua Byron spoke to the director of the IU Archives, Dina Kellam, who recently helped IU rediscover Parker’s existence. We bring you that conversation now for today’s …

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State Board of Education Delays Vote on Passing ISTEP Scores

The State Board of Education delayed voting yesterday on cut scores that will determine which students pass this year’s ISTEP exam. According to a press release from the Board, members said more time is necessary to compare inconsistencies between online and paper tests. Members of the Board said they received information about the inconsistencies from the Department of Education late …

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Voices in the Street – Clearing the Air: Smoking in Public Places

Because of a growing number of complaints, Bloomington officials are reminding businesses about the city’s smoking ordinance.  Citizens have been reminded that smoking is not permitted inside businesses, or even on outdoor patios.  With the rise in complaints correlating sharply with the return of students, Voices in the Street asked your friends and neighbors how they feel about smoking in …

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Public Forum on Minimum Wage

A public forum this coming Monday will discuss how raising the minimum wage for low income workers has become more than just a political issue, but a battle with lives at stake. A press release about the event states that the current minimum wage of seven dollars and twenty-five cents per hour does not begin to cover the bills for …

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Daily Local News – October 15, 2015

The State Board of Education delayed voting yesterday on cut scores that will determine which students pass this year’s ISTEP exam; A public forum this coming Monday will discuss how raising the minimum wage for low income workers has become more than just a political issue, but a battle with lives at stake; At a meeting last night, the Monroe …

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Turnbull, Hamilton to Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 20th on WFHB

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Tune in to WFHB on Tuesday, October 20th, at noon, for a special election episode of Interchange. With just two weeks before city elections, Interchange host Doug Storm will spend the hour with John Hamilton and John Turnbull, the two men running for mayor of Bloomington. Hamilton is running as a Democrat and Turnbull as a Republican. The episode will …

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EcoReport – October 15, 2015

In today’s feature, Carol Mark, also known as “Tea Lady”, discusses medicinal aspects of tea, as well as the use of pesticides in the Tea Industry. 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 …

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What’s in your tea?

Carol Mark, also known as “Tea Lady”, discusses medicinal aspects of tea, as well as the use of pesticides in the Tea Industry.

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The League of Women Voters Host Mayoral Candidates

The city of Bloomington is just three weeks away from its next round of city elections. Perhaps the most closely watched race is between two candidates for mayor, John Hamilton and John Turnbull. On September 28th, the local chapter of the League of Women Voters hosted a forum where a panel asked questions of Hamilton, the Democrat in the race, …

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