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Corn, Climate Change, and Indiana

As global temperatures rise, what will happen to Indiana’s vital corn industry? The challenges of adapting to the pressures of climate change will lead to changes in agricultural practices in Indiana. Farmers will plant corn earlier, and the varieties of corn being planted are likely to change. In today’s Feature, Professor Otto Doering discusses the role Climate Change plays in …

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Better Beware! – Worst Internet Scams

Americans fed the sharks 13 billion dollars last year — so we’re going to count down the 11 worst (if you’re a victim) or best (if you’re a swindler) internet scams.

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Proposed Charter School in Bloomington Raises Questions

As we broadcast this evening, an evangelical Christian college based in Winona Lake, Indiana, is holding a hearing in Bloomington about whether to sponsor a charter school here. The meeting at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites on Franklin Road is being held to take public comment on the proposed Seven Oaks Classical School. A local group has proposed the …

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Report Exposes Troubling Facts Regarding Federal and State Funding to Charter Schools

A new report issued by a non-partisan national watchdog group of investigative journalists charges there is a lack of federal and state accountability for public money used to fund charter schools. In contrast with public schools’ accountability for expenditures to elected school boards, the Center for Media and Democracy, or CMD, likens government spending on charter schools to a “black …

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Upward Trend of DBP’s Found in Water Causes Concern

The Utilities Department of Bloomington has been given the go-ahead to pay for a study into the rising levels of disinfectant byproducts, or D.B.P.’s, in the local drinking water. These D.B.Ps form as the chlorine used to purify the water at the utility treatment plant breaks down as the water makes its way to consumers’ taps. The Utilities Department was …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #44: November 2015

Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Cari Ray, Pam Raider, Vera Grubbs and Rick Fettig. First aired Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 9 AM on WFHB ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Musical guest: Forest Gras – interview plus music from his new CD, Stones N Bones Vera Grubbs interviews artist Martha Sechler. Pam Raider interviews patrons and organizers of …

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John Hamilton Wins Mayoral Race as Democrats Sweep Bloomington City Elections

Democrats swept the city elections in Bloomington yesterday. The Democratic nominees won races for mayor, city clerk and all nine spots on the City Council. Perhaps the most closely watched race was between John Hamilton and John Turnbull, who were both seeking the job of mayor. Hamilton, the Democrat, received a total of 77% of the vote. Turnbull ran as …

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Daily Local News – November 4, 2015

Democrats swept the city elections in Bloomington yesterday; A new report issued by a non-partisan national watchdog group of investigative journalists charges there is a lack of federal and state accountability for public money used to fund charter schools; The Citizens for Appropriate Rural Roads is holding its annual meeting on tomorrow to discuss the need for citizen involvement in …

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WFHB’s Bring It On is seeking a new engineer

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WFHB’s African American public affairs show, Bring It On, is seeking a board engineer for live broadcasts beginning ASAP. Bring It On airs each Monday evening from 6-7 p.m. Training is available. This is a volunteer position but for-credit internships are available for students. Job description below: Bring It On Board Engineer Run the broadcasting board during live public affairs …

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2015 ELECTION RESULTS: Bloomington and Ellettsville


100% of precincts reporting     CITY OF BLOOMINGTON   Mayor John Hamilton (D): 77% John Turnbull (R): 23%   City Clerk Nicole Bolden (D): 100%   City Council District 1 Chris Sturbaum (D): 67% Dave Nakarado (L): 33% City Council District 2 Dorothy Granger (D): 100% City Council District 3 Allison Chopra (D): 72% Nelson Shaffer (R): 29% City …

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