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EcoReport – September 24, 2015

In today’s Ecoreport feature Dr. Mark Davis, chair of biology at MaCalester College in Minnesota, discusses his views on the environmental threat posed by non-native species. Every year in America the government and private organizations spend millions of dollars attempting to eradicate non-native plant species. These projects often involve using Roundup and other herbicides in forests, wetlands and other wild …

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Dr. Mark Davis – Non-Native Plants – 8 minute EcoReport Feature

In today’s Ecoreport feature Dr. Mark Davis, chair of biology at Macalester College in Minnesota, discusses his views on the environmental threat posed by non-native species. Every year in America the government and private organizations spend millions of dollars attempting to eradicate non-native plant species. These projects often involve using Roundup and other herbicides in forests, wetlands and other wild …

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Dr. Mark Davis – Non-Native Plants – Full 28 minute interview

Dr. Mark Davis, chair of biology at Macalester College in Minnesota, discusses his views on the environmental threat posed by non-native species. Every year in America the government and private organizations spend millions of dollars attempting to eradicate non-native plant species. These projects often involve using Roundup and other herbicides in forests, wetlands and other wild areas. Dr. Davis believes …

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Standing Room Only – Bloomington City Issues 101: The City Planning Process

On September 8, 2015, the League of Women Voters of Bloomington and Monroe County hosted the first of two forums designed to inform the public about city issues in advance of the November election. In City Issues 101, Tom Micuda, Planning and Transportation Director of the City of Bloomington, explains the city planning process in detail. The forum begins with …

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Senate Bills Propose Undocumented Immigrant Initiatives

This week, Democrats in the Indiana Senate announced their support of three legal initiatives that would affect the rights of undocumented immigrants living in Indiana. The lawmakers say the bills are a result of work with Latino community leaders across the state. One bill would allow undocumented students who attend Indiana high schools to pay in-state tuition rates at Indiana …

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Education Committee Endorses Ritz

A State Campaign Committee of Educators has endorsed Glenda Ritz. According to a press release the Indiana Political Action Committee for Education has endorsed Ritz’s re-election bid as Indiana’s superintendent of public instruction. In related news, a state task force is going to work on a plan of action for Indiana state lawmakers surrounding teacher shortages. Ritz co-chairs the task …

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Better Beware! – Bad Charities

We’re going to name the worst and best charities over the next four installments. Some of the worst ripoffs will shock you — and may have diddled you. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Panel Discusses Sustainability Tomorrow at IMU

A panel discussion titled “Who’s responsible for Sustainability?” is planned for tomorrow in Bloomington. The event will be held at the University Club in the Indiana Memorial Union on IU’s campus. According to a press release, the panel will discuss economic, social, and environmental factors that contribute to sustainability and how that all affects the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. …

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Daily Local News – September 23, 2015

A panel discussion titled “Who’s responsible for Sustainability?” is planned for tomorrow in Bloomington; Local conservative activist Robert Hall says he is making contact with Republican voters as he plans to run for Congress next year; The Saudi Arabian government is looking to reform its education system with the help of experts at Indiana University; The Brown County Convention and …

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CEEP Assists with Saudi Education Reform

The Saudi Arabian government is looking to reform its education system with the help of experts at Indiana University. The Center for Evaluation and Education Policy at IU’s School of Education will focus on designing and conducting a series of evaluation projects for the Saudi government. These projects will help that government’s 45 school districts evaluate leaders, principals, teachers and …

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