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EcoReport – Jim Nelson: The Choral Reefs of Florida and the Caribbean

In today’s EcoReport, in Part One of an interview with Jim Nelson, he discusses the condition of coral reefs in Florida and the Caribbean.

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EcoReport – March 12, 2015

In today’s EcoReport, in Part One of an interview with Jim Nelson, he discusses the condition of coral reefs in Florida and the Caribbean. 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 …

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IN Nature – Crows

Today’s IN Nature segment features Crows.

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Standing Room Only – Women’s Leadership Development Event

On March 3, 2015, the Bloomington Commision of the Status of Women hosted the Women’s Leadership Development Event to give women the opportunity to learn how to get involved and make a difference in their community.  A panel of women with various backgrounds who are involved in our community was chosen by the Commission to speak on this year’s theme, …

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Better Beware! – Kids and Plumbing

BB got hit by two ripoffs last week: a scary email about sexual criminals “in your neighborhood” and a preposterous pitch for insurance on your water pipe. Thanks to the gonifs themselves for the research help!

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Daily Local News – March 11, 2015

An antiracist speech tonight at Indiana University is expected to draw protests; The Monroe County government is still waiting for a verdict on their plans to build a parking garage after more than two hours of debate Monday night; The members of a so-called blue ribbon panel to make recommendations on the future of the IU School of Education have …

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Panel Chosen to Make IU School of Education Recommendations

The members of a so-called blue ribbon panel to make recommendations on the future of the IU School of Education have been chosen. IU President Michael McRobbie announced his intention to establish the panel last year in the wake of declining enrollment in the school.  The members of the panel are Carole Ames, former dean and professor emerita at the …

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Plan Commission Mulls New Parking Garage

The Monroe County government is still waiting for a verdict on their plans to build a parking garage after more than two hours of debate Monday night. The eight-story garage would be next to the County jail on Morton Street. It would have 268 spaces reserved for county employees. The County needs approval from the Bloomington Plan Commission, which heard …

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Antiracist Speech Expected to Draw Protest

An antiracist speech tonight at Indiana University is expected to draw protests. Tim Wise, an author who describes himself as an antiracist activist, is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. at the Whittenberger Auditorium in the IU Memorial Union. Wise has written six books on racism and white privilege. A small white nationalist group at IU has announced it will …

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Ins and Outs of Money – Level Up at the Library

Kevin MacDowell, manager of Monroe County Public Library’s two new digital creativity centers, introduces us to Level Up, an all-ages productivity lab. All that’s needed to develop high-tech skills for saving AND earning money is a free library card—and a willingness to learn.

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