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Brown County Water Utilities and Nashville Town Council Reconvene in Federal Lawsuit

Brown County Water Utilities and the Nashville Town Council reconvened in court after the private water company filed a federal lawsuit against the Nashville Town Council in June. Brown County Water Utilities alleges the town encroached on their service area when it annexed Firecracker Hill last year. The parties returned to court yesterday, after taking a brief hiatus in the …

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Daily Local News – January 25, 2018

Indiana Senators Joe Donnelly and Todd Young are collaborating on legislation to designate Indianapolis’ Kennedy-King Park as a National Historic Site; Bloomington was named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live by Livability. com’s list for 2018; and Brown County Water Utilities and the Nashville Town Council reconvene in court, after the private water company filed a federal …

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BloomingOUT – Liz Watson – January 25, 2018

BloomingOUT hosts Frankie, Rachel, and Alex examine a recent article from Huffington Post writer, Rebecca Klein, regarding the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, recent dismissal of several Title 9 discrimination suits. They discuss the importance of Title 9 protections for Transgender students, and what we can do to help lend our voices to help benefit some of the …

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BloomingOUT – Janae Cummings – January 18, 2018

Join BloomingOUT hosts Rachel, Frankie and Alex as they welcome Chair of Bloomington Pride, Janae Cummings. They start the show discussing the recent news of Indian prince Manvendra Singh Gohil who is opening a LGBTQ community center in his palace. This decision has created a unique resource for the queer community in a country where same-sex marriage is still illegal. …

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Eco Feature – January 25th, 2018

In this week’s Feature, W-F-H-B Correspondent Norm Holy speaks with Larry Caplan, Horticulturist with Purdue University Extension, about whitetail deer habitat and diet.

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Daily Local News – January 24, 2017

The City of Bloomington’s December deer cull succeeded in culling 62 deer from the Lake Griffy Nature Preserve. The Indiana legislature is considering bills including a law that would prohibit municipalities from taxing or abolishing Air BnBs. Both the Indiana House of Representatives and the Indiana Senate have passed legislation that would allow for the sale of alcohol on Sundays. …

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Unions Organizing Donnely Re-election Effort

Indiana President Brett Voorhees says the state’s AFL-CIO chapter is currently lobbying to get Indiana Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly re-elected. Donnelly’s seat is currently considered a Democratic bastion in one of 11 states where Republicans hold a super majority, and is the target of several Republican hopefuls this election year. Voorhees says the AFL-CIO is also employing nearly a dozen …

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Better Beware – Death Sting

A new scam on email threatens dire consequences if you don’t pay!

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Activate! – Bloomington Symphony Orchestra: Donna Lafferty

Air date: 01/29/2018 For the past 48 years, the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra has been a musical home for local residents who want to keep their love of music alive, providing them performance opportunities and a real sense of community. And for the past 20 years, BSO has been the volunteer home for Donna Lafferty. She originally started as a volunteer …

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Bail Bond Laws Disproportionately Effect the Poor

When people are arrested as suspects for a crime, they are often held on bail. That money is held as a guarantee that the accused will show up for a court date. But, as WFHB’s Jonah Chester reports, the bail bond system can have a disproportionately harmful effect on the poor, often leading them to lose their housing, jobs, and …

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