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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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EcoReport – May 5, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan speaks with the city of Bloomington’s sustainability coordinator, Jacqui Bauer, about efforts to encourage awareness of environmental issues in the rental/housing market. 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 …

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Better Beware

Stats and Ransomware: FTC statistics on scam complaints in 2015 show some interesting trends. In 2016 the worst threat is Ransomware computer viruses, and there’s yet another new fake email going around.

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King Lear Production Features 17th Century Original Pronunciation

Starting tomorrow night, audiences will be treated to King Lear the way it sounded in 1606 at its first performance at the Court of Saint James. Director and IU associate professor Murray McGibbon says that this is the first original pronunciation performance of William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” since the 17th century. Correspondent Doug Storm sat down with McGibbon and Graham …

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Daily Local News – May 4, 2016

Monroe County residents broke recent records for voter turnout during the primary election yesterday; The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department received its first doses of Naloxone today for use by patrol officers and jail employees; The Monroe County Council’s Compensation Work Group has presented three potential mechanisms for increasing wages for county employees; Comcast customers will soon be seeing a variety …

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Arts Interchange – King Lear In Original Pronunciation

king lear poster new frontiers

Audiences will be treated to King Lear the way it sounded in 1606 at its first performance at the Court of Saint James. Director and IU associate professor Murray McGibbon says that this is the first original pronunciation performance of William Shakespeare’s King Lear since the 17th century: “Making world theater history in Bloomington, Indiana.” McGibbon and Graham Hopkins, the …

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FINAL ELECTION RESULTS (Updated at 10 p.m.)

The following are Monroe County results from the primary election, supplied to WFHB by the Monroe County Clerk’s Office as of 10:00 p.m. These are only Monroe County’s results. Outcomes of statewide and federal races depend on results from Indiana’s 91 other counties. Only contested races are included. 100 percent of precincts are reporting. Democrats President Hillary Clinton: 35% Bernie Sanders: 65% …

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Interchange – Paul Robeson: The Most Dangerous Man In America

PAUL ROBESON LEADING SHIPYARD WORKERS IN SINGING THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER, OAKLAND, CA, SEPTEMBER 1942

It’s primary Tuesday here in Indiana and the Democratic primary features a candidate whose rhetoric focuses on workers’ rights and social democracy and it seems as if this were subversive…it’s not, or not very, as Noam Chomsky has called Bernie Sanders a New Deal Democrat–or what was once a mainstream political position. So for this program, we’re going to take …

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