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Congressional Delegation is Asking President Obama to Intervene in Democratic Republic of Congo Adoption Issue

Indiana’s congressional delegation is asking President Obama to directly intervene in an ongoing issue involving adopted children from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Many of the children are not making it to their new homes in the United States. According to a letter from members of Congress to the President, Indiana has the highest number of Congolese children who have …

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Maurer Law and Kelley Business Students are Helping Residents with Taxes

Indiana University students from the Maurer School of Law and Kelley School of Business are helping local residents with their taxes. Local taxpayers who have an annual income of less than $54,000 are eligible for help filing state and federal tax returns. This is a part of the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Until March 26th, a …

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Indiana Department of Natural Resources is Seeking Volunteer Campground Hosts

The Indiana of Department of Natural Resources is seeking campground hosts at Indiana State Parks. Hosts work a minimum of 20 hours per week in exchange for free camping during their service. Volunteers are needed for Brown County, Clifty Falls, Ouabache, Pokagon and Potato Creek parks as well as Monroe and Hardy Lakes. A volunteer application is available at stateparks.in.gov. …

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Daily Local News – February 11, 2016

Beginning tomorrow, the Monroe County Public Library is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak’s popular children’s book; Indiana’s congressional delegation is asking President Obama to directly intervene in an ongoing issue involving adopted children from the Democratic Republic of Congo; In a meeting on Monday, the Bloomington Plan Commission discussed proposed changes to the …

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EcoReport – February 11, 2016

In today’s Eco-Report feature, Norm Holy talks to I.U. Geographer Darren Ficklin about the drought in California, and how water shortages are affecting the public as well as the state’s agriculture.

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EcoReport Feature – The California Drought

In today’s Eco-Report feature, Norm Holy talks to I.U. Geographer Darren Ficklin about the drought in California, and how water shortages are affecting the public as well as the state’s agriculture.

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IN Nature – Rats and Mice

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Better Beware – Skimmers!

Using your credit or debit card at a gas station, an ATM, a department store, or even a supermarket is getting to be risky. Here’s the info on how the risk is developing. Produced by Richard Fish.

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Supreme Court Delays Enforcement of Clean Power Plan

Yesterday the US Supreme Court announced a decision to delay enforcement of the Clean Power Plan, a federal rule implemented last August that limits carbon emissions in existing power plants. Conservative justices prevailed in a five to four vote. The delay is related to a group of lawsuits filed by state governments, including Indiana, which oppose the emission limits. WFHB …

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Daily Local News – February 10, 2016

Two cases of mumps have been confirmed on Indiana University Bloomington campus; The State Health department has announced the first case of Zika virus in Indiana; A new member of the Ellettsville Town Council brought up what he said could be a potential conflict of interest at meeting this week; Credit card skimmers were found inside of Bloomington gas pumps …

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