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Right to Walk Out Overturned

Indiana became the first state to pass through Right to Work legislation in almost twenty years. The bill was signed in to law last spring, after two years of heated debates within the Indiana Legislature. In an effort to block the passage of the proposed right to work bill in 2011, Democratic State Representatives collectively did not show up to …

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Interchange – Allison Barber: An Overview Western Governors University

This week on Interchange, host Louis Malone discusses Western Governors University with WGU- Indiana Chancellor Allison Barber. Ms. Barber discusses the young university’s origins and the necessity of the higher education in modern America.

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ACLU Finds Discrimination in CIH and A&D Programs

Last Friday, the ACLU of Indiana filed a lawsuit against the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration challenging the way in which the agency operates two of its Medicaid waiver programs, the Community Integration and Habilitation Waiver and the Aged and Disabled Waiver. WFHB Correspondent Lauren Glapa speaks with attorney Gaven Rose about the suit, for today’s WFHB feature exclusive.

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“Anything Can Happen”: How A Local Woman Lost Her Home

Bloomington resident Dianna Bennett has been living on the streets, as she puts it, for more than a year and a half. Bennett is a former adult daycare provider and businessperson who moved to Bloomington five years ago. She is one of what some estimate are more than a hundred people who are suffering with the loss of the city’s …

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Veto Vetoed

This week, the Indiana Legislature held a special session, in which they voted to uphold Bill 1546, despite the veto issued by Governor Mike Pence. Today, Correspondent Kat Carlton spoke with district 40 senator Mark Stoops about the bill in questions, and the power of the legislature to override the Governor, for this WFHB feature exclusive.

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Music Cooperative Forms in Bloomington

The Grant Street music Co-Op began in Mid-May, and hosts weekly live performances, children’s music lessons, and an instrument shop. WFHB News Director Alycin Bektesh paid a visit to the Co-Op last week, and brings us this report for today’s WFHB feature exclusive.

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How Soon is Immediately?

The Indiana State Supreme Court has taken on a case that will specify the length of time acceptable between the rape of a minor being reported, and action being taken, before it is considered neglect on the part of the adult. WFHB Correspondent Lauren Glapa has the report, for today’s WFHB feature exclusive.

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$145 Million in Settlement Comes to Indiana

This week, the Indiana Attorney General’s Office is mailing out $26.3 million dollars in settlement checks to qualifying Hoosiers. The checks will go to mortgage borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure between January 1st, 2008 and December 31st, 2011. The payments come from the National Mortgage Settlement, as compensation for mortgage servicing abuse by the country’s five largest mortgage …

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Interchange – A Taste of the Bloomington Community

Guests Steve Swihart, Craig Brenner, and Jackie White join Host Alycin Bektesh to speak about the annual Taste of Bloomington Festival, scheduled this year for Saturday, June 22nd from 3-11pm. The guests talk about the 31 year history of the event, as well as the growing local independent food scene.

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Deer Population

A research crew from Ball State University is in Bloomington this summer to study the booming urban deer population, which has been the subject of controversy in recent years. Through the end of July, the researchers plan to gather information about the survival of fawns in the city. Urban deer became the subject of fierce debate in Bloomington late last …

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