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Syringe Exchange Program Expands Service Area

The Indiana Recovery Alliance, which started its needle exchange program in February of this year, is expanding its services into Lawrence County starting tomorrow. The Alliance was also recently re-approved by the state to continue the needle exchange program in Monroe County for another year. Needle exchange programs provide drug users with clean needles and prevent the spread of Hepatitis …

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Bloomingfoods GM Talks About Community Co-Op

A recent front page article in the Herald-Times reported that Bloomington’s cooperative grocery chain, Bloomingfoods, was failing to  meet its goals. But the general manager at Bloomingfoods says that message could be misinterpreted. We bring you a  conversation between General Manager, Tony Alongi, and WFHB News Director, Joe Crawford, for today’s WFHB community report. The 2016 Bloomingfoods Ends Monitoring Report …

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Daily Local News – December 12, 2016

A handful of local residents stood outside the Sunoco gas station on South Walnut Street this afternoon, demonstrating opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline; The Indiana Recovery Alliance, which started its needle exchange program in February of this year, is expanding its services into Lawrence County starting tomorrow; four Indiana cities are continuing to challenge a lawsuit by conservative groups …

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Kite Line: December 9, 2016 – Immigration and Incarceration

This week’s episode begins to explore the intersections of borders, documentation, and incarceration. We look at the history of U.S. immigration policy, and how immigrant detention has become such a racialized institution. We also hear from a local latinx poet, and learn about local initiatives led by undocumented communities across the state.

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bloomingOUT – Robert Ping-Slater – December 8, 2016

Join anchors JP and Ryne as they interview the President of the Quarryland Men’s Chorus and regular guest to the program, Robert Ping-Slater. Tonight, Rob talks about recent concerts, outreach, and upcoming events from the Quarryland Men’s Chorus – including a later-than-normal Winter Concert taking place on December 17th and 18th. Tonight’s episode features music from the Quarryland Men’s Chorus, …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Cynthia Brubaker

Restoration architect Cynthia Bruhbaker helps Bloomington retain its past. She has been responsible for the rebirth of such historic structures as the I. Fell Building and the old Coca Cola bottling plant that now serves as the multipurpose headquarters for Middle Way House. Bruhbaker knew early on she wanted to be involved in resurrecting nearly forgotten architectural treasures. She joins …

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Daily Local News – December 8, 2016

A Canadian company is taking the first steps toward developing a city-wide, high speed, fiber network in Bloomington; In last night’s city council meeting, council members gave their final approval to a fee schedule for the rental of city facilities; the Bloomington Plan Commission heard a petition from Horvath Communications to put a cell tower; Stone Belt Arc will hold …

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EcoReport – December 8, 2016

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 foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely eco-related …

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Daily Local News – December 7, 2016

12/7/16 A story published in the Herald Times about local white nationalists provoked varied community responses this week; Monroe County Officials are discussing streamlining the county’s zoning code as it applies to the urbanizing area just outside Bloomington city limits; Project Porchlight— an effort designed to engage local residents with energy-saving opportunities in their home—occurred in October this year. FEATURE …

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Better Beware

Online Shopping Dangers Apps and emojis — the free ones, and mostly the ones from overseas — are hijacking online shoppers, especially those using tablets and cellphones. Here’s what’s going on

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