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EcoReport – December 17, 2015

In today’s EcoReport Feature, Chad Roeder, owner/operator at the Downtown Bloomington Recycling Center, addresses the Bloomington City Council about the Center’s public/private partnership with the City, and its’ future impact on Bloomington. 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 …

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The Downtown Recycling Center

In today’s EcoReport Feature, Chad Roeder, owner/operator at the Downtown Bloomington Recycling Center, addresses the Bloomington City Council about the Center’s public/private partnership with the City, and its’ future impact on Bloomington.

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WFHB’s Bring it On Hosts Public Housing Discussion

Rent in Bloomington is higher on average than in any other city in the state of Indiana. On Monday night, WFHB’s Bring it On hosted a discussion about public housing. We bring you a portion of that conversation now, with Jennifer Osterholt, and Amber Gress from the Bloomington Housing Authority, for today’s WFHB community report.

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Switchyard Park Designs Presented to Commissioners

City officials have offered mostly praise for a new set of conceptual designs for the Switchyard Park. Designers made a presentation yesterday to the Bloomington Board of Parks Commissioners. Once completed, the Switchyard Park is expected to stretch over 57 acres south of Grimes Lane. Kevin Osborn presented the plan to the Board. Osborn works for Rundell Enstberger Associates, the …

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MCCSC Board Frustrated by Faulty ISTEP Scoring

Monroe County Community School Corporation board members lambasted the state legislature at the end of a meeting last night. Members of the board demanded apologies from the state legislature for recent failures in statewide examinations. The comments came during the final minutes of the two hour session and after a report by the Indianapolis Star found computer glitches have caused …

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Better Beware! – Facebook Scams

Here are three of the most successful — that is, the most dangerous — scams floating around on Facebook these days. Beware – you’re not going to “like” them at all!

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Daily Local News – December 16, 2015

Monroe County Community School Corporation board members lambasted the state legislature at the end of a meeting last night; City officials have offered mostly praise for a new set of conceptual designs for the Switchyard Park; The Bloomington Commission on Sustainability is setting its agenda for the new year. FEATURE Rent in Bloomington is higher on average than in any …

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Cast of Characters: Heather Pittman (EXTENDED)

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In the WFHB series, Cast of Characters, we go looking for local people with important personal stories. We bring you another installment of the Cast of Characters series now with WFHB correspondent Amanda Marino, featuring local resident Heather Pittman.

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Interchange – Orson Undiminished, Or How Kane Was Raised

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From theater to radio to Hollywood…the ambition of Orson Welles, as Patrick McGilligan tells us in his new book Young Orson, was already old-fashioned: he wanted to be an “actor-manager” of a theater company. The leader of a troupe…something romantic about that…and something very Ambersons in its bad timing. “Orson Undiminished” focuses on the early life of George Orson Welles; …

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The Ins and Outs of Money – Do You Keep a Budget?

Do most people use a budget to keep track of their income, expenses, and savings? Kristina hits the street to find out how we manage (or don’t manage!) our personal finances. The Ins and Outs of Money is produced by Ryan Stacy and Associate Producer Kristina Wiltsee. It’s part of the It’s Your Money Project at Monroe County Public Library.

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