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EcoReport – April 21, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, correspondent Norm Holy interviews Bogdan Dragnea who lives just yards away from Yellowwood forest about the effects of logging that took place 3 years ago. 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 …

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Open Doors: Bedford Teen Tells Coming Out Story

Up next we have an episode of Open Doors, a segment dedicated to telling the coming out stories of local residents. Open Doors airs each week during WFHB’s LGBTQI public affairs show, BloomingOUT. In this episode, we hear from Tyler.

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Better Beware

Smartphone Safety: Smartphones are increasingly vulnerable targets for increasingly dangerous hackers and theives. Here are five ways to stay as safe as possible! Produced by Richard Fish. Executive Producer is Joe Crawford.

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Daily Local News – April 20, 2016

The state of Indiana has seen a record turnout for early voting. According to the Tribune Star newspaper, sixty-thousand and thirty two ballots have been cast since April 5th; On Monday, the Bloomington Utilities Service Board approved partnering with a team from IU’s School of Environmental and Public Affairs on a large-scale water resource stud; Monroe County is considering a …

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Interchange – Impulse Under the Influence: A Repeat Prompted by Weekend Rape Reports

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We revisit a 2014 program called Impulse Under the Influence in the light of what Herald-Times reporter Kurt Christian posted Monday, April 18. In an article titled “Police investigating reports of rape, sexual assault during the weekend,” Christian wrote Investigations are ongoing as Bloomington and Indiana University police look into two reports of rapes and one sexual assault incident over …

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Indiana Arts Commission Calls on Hoosiers to Help Plan Future Projects

The Indiana Arts Commission is a state agency that distributes grants for art projects across the state. Every 5 years, the Commission develops a strategic plan in order to, quote, “positively impact the cultural, economic and educational climate of Indiana by providing responsible leadership for and public stewardship of artistic resources for all of our State’s citizens and communities” Endquote. …

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The Ins and Outs of Money

What would it take to get our community to cut energy use by 10 percent? Molly O’Donnell of Monroe County Energy Challenge has one answer: 5 million dollars. Find out what has to be done to meet the challenge, and how trying our best will benefit us all.

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IU Student Overcomes Anorexia and Finds Good Health and Happiness

For many people, it’s hard to find a balance between being happy and being healthy. As media tell us that being beautiful means being thin, many struggle to find comfort in who they are. But that is exactly what Hannah Martin is trying to do. Taylor Haggerty brings us her story in this report, which was produced in partnership with …

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Daily Local News – April 19, 2016

A Monroe County judge sentenced a man to 109 years in prison today for his role in a home invasion, sexual assault and attempted murder in 2014; Richland-Bean Blossom School Superintendent Mike Wilcox anticipates the opening of the new Seven Oaks Charter School in August could have a detrimental impact on the RBB school district; The Indiana Arts Commission is …

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Bring It On! – April 18, 2016

Clarence Boone and Leila Randle discuss the African-American Choral Ensemble resident at Indiana University with ensemble director Dr. Raymond Wise. The ensemble features a broad repertoire of spirituals, folk forms, and gospel music. The current director, Dr. Raymond Wise talks about the inter-relationship of the various choral forms, as well as the upcoming concert by the ensemble. The ensemble is …

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