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Hola Bloomington – September 4, 2015

In HOLA Bloomington’s new edition of “Un cafecito con…” hosts Israel Herrera and IU Cinema Professor Jonathan Risner interview Venezuelan director Mariana Rondon. Her film “Pelo Malo” (winner at San Sebastian, Havana, Mar del Plata Film Festivals) will be screened at IU Cinema. They talk about the movie production and how difficult it was to shoot in Venezuela. En la …

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Deal Made to Develop Trades District

The city of Bloomington has reached a deal with a firm to develop about half of what the city calls The Trades District. Last night Mayor Mark Kruzan told the City Council that officials have signed a deal with the Indianapolis-based company, Flaherty & Collins. The business has agreed to develop a six-acre piece of land just east of Rogers …

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Bus Service Between Cities to be Offered at Bloomington Transit Center

Bus service between cities is expected to be offered soon out of the Bloomington Transit Center. During the August 18th budget hearings of the City of Bloomington, the General Manager of Bloomington Transit, Lew May, announced that BT had signed an agreement with Miller Hoosier Ride Service for this Grey Hound associated firm to move its Bloomington services to the …

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Veteran and Housing Status Now a Protected Class In Bloomington

The Bloomington City Council has officially added Veteran Status and Housing Status” to the list of protected classes in the Bloomington Human Rights Ordinance. City Clerk, Regina Moore, provided a synopsis of the motion. The sponsor of the ordinance, Council member Dorothy Granger, is a staff member at WFHB. “The term Veteran Status is defined as a veteran of the …

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Daily Local News – September 3, 2015

The Bloomington City Council has officially added Veteran Status and Housing Status” to the list of protected classes in the Bloomington Human Rights Ordinance;The city of Bloomington has reached a deal with a firm to develop about half of what the city calls The Trades District;The Monroe County Commissioners won’t be getting the raise they asked for next year;Indiana Attorney …

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EcoReport – September 3, 2015

Bees are essential for pollinating many of the foods in our diets. In today’s Feature, Beekeeper Jess Quinn talks about the life cycle of bees including the role of the Queen. Quinn also talks about honey production and colony collapse disorder. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, …

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Beekeeper Jess Quinn on Bees

Bees are essential for pollinating many of the foods in our diets. In today’s Feature, Beekeeper Jess Quinn talks about the life cycle of bees including the role of the Queen. Quinn also talks about honey production and colony collapse disorder. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:59 — 7.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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IN Nature – The Box Turtle

Today’s IN Nature segment features the slow but steady Box Turtle. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:58 — 1.8MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Venison Exchange Program Begins Soon

With hunting season approaching, Indiana has started up its venison exchange program which allows hunters to donate their game. This is the fifth year for the program, which is called Give In Game. The program is conducted by Indiana’s Department of Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Division. It is a program that anyone in Indiana can sign up for. Every …

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Better Beware! – Oldies & A New One

A couple of oldies-but-goodies, the IRS phone scam and the phony contractor deal, are mentioned as reminders, and we look at one way the new smartphone technology can outsmart YOU. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:01 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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