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Jacob’s School of Music Professor Removed After Allegations of Sexual Assault

Indiana University has terminated Jacob’s School of Music professor Guo Ping Wang following allegations of sexual assault. IU school officials filed a police report last Wednesday stating that the attempted sexual assault occurred last November. According to the police report, the crime consisted of both attempts to commit rape and forcible fondling. Wang had been on leave since March twenty-eight …

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Daily Local News – May 9, 2016

Indiana University student Drew Ash has announced he plans to run for State Legislature as an Independent in the November election; Indiana University has terminated Jacob’s School of Music professor Guo Ping Wang following allegations of sexual assault; The Bloomington Plan Commission was assured last week the long-time ice cream parlor, the Chocolate Moose, has a bright future; Each year …

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Bloomington Residents Push for Proposed Cell Tower Regulations

Bloomington residents have long been concerned about anything that will mar the natural beauty of the city and its neighborhoods. New state legislation regarding utility providers building in the right of way prompted the City to move quickly to implement some local regulations. For today’s WFHB community report, Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan talks with Jon Lawrence, the Chair of …

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IU Undergraduate Student Announces Plans for State Legislature Bid

Indiana University student, Drew Ash, has announced he plans to run for State Legislature as an Independent candidate in the November election. That’s according to a report in the Herald-Times. Ash, a junior in the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), has never campaigned for a political position before. He will be running against Matt Pierce, the …

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Activate! Monroe County History Center : Sue Shelden

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The Monroe County History Center works to provide deeper insights into Bloomington and Monroe County history through museum exhibits, a research library, museum store, and other special programming. Long time volunteer Sue Shelden talks about how the Center fulfills its mission of connecting current Monroe County residents with the people and events of the past that have shaped our current …

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“Leaving Bloomington”

Graduation at IU Bloomington is this weekend. For today’s WFHB community report, we bring you one man’s story of coming to Bloomington as a student and then eventually leaving town ten years later as a self-described townie. This story, by Lincoln Smith, comes through a partnership between WFHB and an audio journalism class at the Indiana University Media School.

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Voices in the Street – “The 2016 Primary Election: How Would you Rate the Experience?

The Indiana State primaries were carried out last Tuesday with Donald Trump solidifying his status as the Republican nominee, while Bernie Sanders continues to battle it out with Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nod. Voices in the Street roving reporter, Aracelli Gomez, hit the streets to ask your friends and neighbors what their voting experience was like and what issues …

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Early Voting Poll Workers are Still Waiting for Checks

Poll workers who helped out with early voting in Monroe County are still waiting for checks they should have received already. The County’s Elections Supervisor, Tree Martin, told the County Election Board today that the payments were late. Martin said her office turned in the payroll information on time. The checks should have been mailed to workers on Friday. But …

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Officials in Indiana Take Part in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Officials in Indiana and across the country took note of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 30th. Although areas such as Monroe County have 24-hour locations where residents can return leftover prescription medication, the day is intended to bring awareness to the dangers of unused drugs. Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller explains. ” This is something we’ve done with …

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Daily Local News – May 5, 2016

Monroe County surveyor Kevin Enright has passed away, according to a report in the Herald-Times. Enright died yesterday, according to the newspaper, which cited an email from Monroe County officials; Officials in Indiana and across the country took note of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 30th; Poll workers who helped out with early voting in Monroe County are …

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