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Conflicting Mammography Guidelines May Jeopardize Women’s Ability to Get Treatment

It’s mid-October and by now, you’ve probably picked up on the fact its Breast Cancer awareness month. Women all over the country are being flooded with information about breast cancer and breast health, yet it’s estimated one third of women never get a mammogram. Women may be asking “at what age am I supposed to start having mammograms, and how …

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Indiana Voters to Decide Whether or Not Hunting and Fishing Should Be Protected by the State Constitution

This year’s November ballot comes with an unusual  proposition: an amendment to Indiana’s constitution. Question Number One on the ballot asks Hoosiers whether the state should incorporate hunting and fishing as a right in the state constitution, in the same article as freedom of speech and the right to a fair trial. In addition to assigning constitutional protection to hunting …

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Daily Local News – October 17, 2016

The Monroe County Commissioners approved changes to the county’s human rights ordinance; In other business, Commissioners voiced their support for the purchase of 54 acres of land next to the airport; In other business, Jim Shelton with the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce let commissioners know that training for Court Appointed Special Advocates program, or CASA, will begin; This year’s November …

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Kite Line – October 14, 2016: Habeas Corpus

The focus this week is on the impact of habeas corpus both for prisoners and their loved ones. We begin with news on a call-in effort for queer and trans prisoners in Michigan, followed by updates on the death due to neglect of a Michigan prisoner and the forced transfer of an Alabama prisoner. We touch on the story of …

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Voices in the Street: Peoples Park Visitors Speak Out

Recently, an IU senior established an online petition about Peoples Park stating that people experiencing homelessness have, “decided to make this park their home, starting fights, doing drugs, setting one another’s belongs on fire, and causing raucous 24/7.” This comes on the heels of city-wide discussion about homelessness and its effects in the downtown area. Voices in the Street stopped …

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Big Talk w/ Michael Glab: Betsy Stirratt

Betsy Stirratt and her crew at the Indiana University Grunwald Gallery of Art have put together teams of research scientists and artists who, together, have created works of art based on scientific principles and actual laboratory work. The exhibit is called Re-Imaging Science. Stirratt is the director of the Grunwald and is one of the participating artists. She talks about …

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Daily Local News – October 13, 2016

Ivy Tech Community College has a new transgender inclusive policy; 24 of the 28 signs erected by the City of Bloomington to discourage panhandling have been reported missing by the city; The Ellettsville Town Council deliberated on Monroe County’s new public safety tax this week; Indiana Legal Services recently won a $400,000 grant from the Criminal Justice Institute to provide …

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EcoFeature – Part One of Our Interview with David Rudnick, Science Coordinator at the Everglades National Park

In today’s EcoReport feature, we bring you part one of correspondent Norm Holy’s interview with David Rudnick, the science coordinator at the Everglades National Park.

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EcoReport – October 13, 2016

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 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 eco-related …

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Standing Room Only: 2016 Candidate Forums, MCCSC School Board and Monroe County Commissioner

Tonight on Standing Room Only, we will be continuing our series of local candidate forums. This series will continue through October and will feature interviews with candidates running for county commissioners, county treasurer, county auditor, and state representative. To start this hour, WFHB’s Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan speaks with M-C-C-S-C School Board District Two candidates Sue Wanzer and Jim …

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