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Daily Local News – October 20, 2016

Plans for a 746 bedroom student housing complex to replace Dunn Hill apartments were stalled again by the Bloomington City Council; Three organizations are sponsoring a series of workshops to help local businesses learn how to become contractors for Bloomington or government agencies; 45,000 Indiana Residents may be eligible for Affordable Care Act (ACA) premium tax credits to finance their …

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

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

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EcoReport – October 20, 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 for Districts 61 and 46 in the Indiana House of Representatives

On today’s episode of Standing Room Only, we will be continuing with our 2016 candidate forum series. For the first half of this segment, WFHB’s News Director Joe Crawford will be interviewing candidates for District 61 in the Indiana House of Representatives. Those candidates are Drew Ash and incumbent Matt Pierce. In the second half of the episode, Joe Crawford …

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Better Beware – How Do You Know?

Here’s pure food for thought: how do you find out what the truth is? Protecting yourself from scams, buying things, hiring people, spending money — all depend on making the right decisions.

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Abby Lee Talks IU Theatre’s ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

Beginning this Friday, October 21st, the IU Theatre Department will perform the 2013 Tony Award winning play by Christopher Durang, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.” The play is a kind of modern riff on the plays of Anton Chekhov. In this next edition of Arts Interchange, Doug Storm interviews Abby Lee who plays Masha, the fading Hollywood actress. …

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Daily Local News – October 19, 2016

10/19/16 The Human Rights Campaign has awarded Bloomington with a top score in protecting LGBTQ-plus individuals in the community; As Donald Trump claims this year’s election is rigged, Indiana officials continued today to suggest that large-scale voter fraud might have occurred in the state; A local metal works company has been granted more time to correct high levels of zinc …

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Arts Interchange – Abby Lee Is Masha in IU Theatre’s Production of 2013 Tony Award Winning Play

What follows is an unedited conversation with actress Abby Lee who will be performing the role of Masha in IU Theatre’s production of the 2013 Tony Award winning play by Christopher Durang, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang’s play revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a …

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Indiana Sec. of State Warns of New Possible “Voter Fraud,” But Declines To Give Details

AUDIO LINK: http://wfhb.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/VOTERS.mp3   The Indiana Secretary of State’s Office is reporting problems with voter registration information. In a statement released today, the Office says some Hoosier voters are reporting their birth dates or first names appear incorrectly in the state’s voter registration system. When that information is incorrect, it can make it more difficult for voters to determine whether they’re …

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Interchange – Selling Democracy: Part One of The Way of Neoliberalism

It’s the water we swim in, the air we breathe. It’s all around us – yet we hardly it notice most of the time. It’s a matrix of ideas, incentives, and assumptions that shape our politics, our economy, and our lives. Today we kick off the first show in a four-part series we’re calling “The Way of Neoliberalism” on the …

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