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EcoReport Feature – MLK Climate Action Event

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy speaks with participants in a Martin Luther King , Jr. Day event, which is scheduled for January 15th at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.

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Eco Report – January 12, 2017

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 discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely eco-related …

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Inaugurate the Revolution: Local Protest For Bloomington Community

On January 20th, local residents are planning a series of events they are calling Inaugurate the Revolution. The plans are taking place on the same day as the Inauguration of President Donald Trump. On Monday, hosts of WFHB’s Bring it On, Amrita Myers and Cornelius Wright, sat down with two of the organizers of the events. We bring you part …

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Better Beware – Scams in the coming year

Here’s a look at some of the most dangerous (i.e., successful) con games and flimflams going around, as the new year begins.

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Daily Local News – January 11, 2017

A Bloomington-based biotech company announced today it plans to expand and add at least 15 new jobs; Yesterday the County Council also approved pay raises for Sheriff’s deputies. In the meeting, Sheriff Brad Swain said a competitive salary will both retain and attract quality personnel; Indiana’s comprehensive ban on automated phone solicitations—or robo- calls— has withstood a court challenge by …

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Standing Room Only: Generation Speaks

On November 11th, veterans from multiple generations and wars gathered at the Bell Trace Senior Living Community to talk about war and how it has changed over time. Panelists ranged from age 35 to age 95. The veterans discussed how communication, education, and technology has changed in the military over the years. The audio in this episode is courtesy of …

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Vice President-Elect Pence Not Required to Disclose Immigration Policy E-Mails

Vice President-elect Mike Pence will not have to disclose the contents of   e-mails relating to the state’s legal challenge of President Obama’s immigration policy. The Indiana Court of Appeals decided yesterday that documents attached to e-mails exchanged with Texas governor Greg Abbott’s office are exempt from Indiana’s Access to Public Records Act. The e-mails included a political white paper that …

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City of Bloomington Offers to Purchase Local Strip Club

The city of Bloomington has added $50,000 to its offer to purchase Night Moves, the lone strip club located within city limits. The Bloomington Redevelopment Commission approved the offer yesterday. The city is now offering $775,000 for the Night Moves property on South Walnut, which is currently owned by Larry and Cathy Holtz. The club itself is co-owned by Rodney …

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The Ins and Outs of Money

It’s been great bringing you tips on getting control over your finances—but all good things come to an end. We leave you with a few pointers on going down the money-smart path without us. Thanks for listening these past few years!

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Police Departments Pose Obstacle to Local Needle Exchange Program

It all began with a group of friends riding around on bikes passing out winter coats and blankets to those in need. Three years later, the Indiana Recovery Alliance is an established nonprofit in Bloomington, with a number of accomplishments under its belt. In addition to providing hundreds of referrals to social service agencies, the Indiana Recovery Alliance has helped …

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