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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.

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IN Nature – The Box Turtle

Today’s IN Nature segment features the slow but steady Box Turtle.

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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.

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Plans For Needle Exchange Program Have Been Set in Motion

Monroe County officials are moving forward with plans to establish a needle exchange program here. Correspondent Hannah Boone has more for today’s WFHB community report.

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Indiana University Explores The Future Of Labor In Fall Courses

Work and labor will be the focus of this Fall’s “Themester” at Indiana University. A variety of courses and themes will focus on the theme, which is “At Work: The Nature of Labor on a Changing Planet.” One of the co-chairs of the committee overseeing this year’s Themester is professor Ben Robinson. He says the idea behind Themesters is to …

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Daily Local News – September 2, 2015

An estimated 6,000 people attended Pride Summerfest in downtown Bloomington this past Saturday, according to organizers of the event; Ja’Tovia Gary and Stefani Saintonge are coming to the IU Cinema this Friday to discuss their film collective “The New Negress Film Society”; Work and labor will be the focus of this Fall’s “Themester” at Indiana University; With hunting season approaching, …

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