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Daily Local News – July 21, 2015

Indiana is sitting on $2.1 billion in cash reserves as the 2015 budget year draws to a close; The legal balance between First Amendment rights and local government ordinances was on display last week at a Bloomington Board of Public Works meeting; The budget for the Monroe County Public Library is expected to grow slightly next year; Horror movies have …

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Bring It On! – July 20, 2015

Liz Mitchell and Leila Randle welcome Terry James. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Liz and Leila welcome Terry James. Mr. James joins us to provide an update on family activities in the African American settled community of Jamestown, of which he is a descendant of Ervin James, the founder of the settlement. He also provides his observations on the recent …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #40: July 2015

Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Vera Grubbs, Rick Fettig and Jeff Foster. First aired Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 9 AM on WFHB. ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Musical guests: Lucky & The Kid (aka Picker Dan Bilger and Barry Elkins) Vera Grubbs interviews artist Darren Redman Pam Raider interviews Keith Bradway of the Writers, Readers and Poets Society (WRAPS) Jeff …

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IU Receives Grant to Study Possible Autism Link

IU has received a $900,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study a possible link between autism and body temperature. The study will be conducted by Jeffrey Alberts and Chris Harshaw of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. The researchers will examine the effect of body temperature on mice with genetic disorders that mimic the symptoms of …

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Single-Use Bag Ordinance

Last week the Citizens Advisory Committee of the Monroe County Waste Management District voted, tentatively, to support Bloomington’s yet-to-be proposed single use bag ordinance. Clark Sorensen is the chair of the Committee. “We’re going to vote on whether or not to support the single-use bag ordinance that’s being proposed. We’re going to send out the actual ordinance to members and …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #39: June 2015

Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Vera Grubbs, Rick Fettig, Jeff Foster. First aired Sunday, June 6, 2015 at 9 AM on WFHB. ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Musical guests: Amanda & Brian Webb Anabel Hopkins tells us about the Partake Film Festival Alan Birkmeyer shares info about the Relay For Life event Jeff Tryon’s My Brown County: How Peoga got it’s name Singer/songwriter Cari …

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Finding Meaning In Tragedy

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Elena Mnayarji is a typical high school senior. She likes to hang out with her friends, spend time in her hobbies, and plan out her college dorm room. But an event earlier this year lead her to reevaluate the way she sees her life. Her sister, Indiana University student Lauren Mnayarji brings us the story, which comes courtesy of the …

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Daily Local News – July 20, 2015

The City of Bloomington’s Council for Community Accessibility is hosting a celebration this weekend recognizing the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Last week the Citizens Advisory Committee of the Monroe County Waste Management District voted, tentatively, to support Bloomington’s yet-to-be proposed single use bag ordinance. Clark Sorensen is the chair of the Committee. Monroe County is moving …

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Books Unbound – Elizabeth Stoddard and the 1860s, Part Four: ‘Two Men’ Begins

Two Men, the second novel by Elizabeth Stoddard (1823–1902), was published in 1865, a mere two months after Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. Women were prolific writers of fiction during the 1860s, and have also left abundant letters and diaries, but masculinist notions of what constitutes “war writing” have given an incomplete picture of American literature in the crucial decade of …

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Hola Bloomington – July 17, 2015

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Araceli Gómez-Aldana entrevistan a Ellen Vaughn y Olivia Rios, las dos son consejeras del Centro para el Crecimiento Humano. Ellen y Olivia hablan de sus experiencias como consejeras y dan consejos sobre cómo lidiar con el estrés y cómo reconocer síntomas de depresión. Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria and Araceli …

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