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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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City Is Reminding Local Businesses Of Smoking Ordinance

Because of a growing number of complaints, smoking ordinance are reminding businesses about the city’s smoking ordinance. Citizens of Bloomington are reminded that smoking is not permitted inside businesses, or even on outdoor patios. The ordinance was first proposed in 2003 by Dr. Anthony Pizzo, a pathologist and former city council member. The ordinance is intended to protect citizens from secondhand …

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Better Beware! – Good Charities Pt. 2

Picking the five best charities in the world ain’t easy, but here are the ones we’ve found at the top of the list. They’re amazingly effective, and use almost every penny of your money to do what they say they do.

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Daily Local News – October 14, 2015

A group of local conservatives plans to protest a speech tomorrow by Secretary of State John Kerry; The Monroe County Council considered a balanced budget during its final budget hearing yesterday; Because of a growing number of complaints, Bloomington officials are reminding businesses about the city’s smoking ordinance. FEATURE The city of Bloomington is just three weeks away from its …

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Conservative Group Plans John Kerry “Welcoming Party”

A group of local conservatives plans to protest a speech tomorrow by Secretary of State John Kerry. Kerry is scheduled to speak at 11 a.m. tomorrow at IU’s School of Global and International Studies. The group, Young Americans for Freedom at IU, is organizing the protest. The group’s vice-chairman, Andrew Ireland, says he’s happy the Secretary of State is coming …

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