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The Top Stories of 2014: Politics and Development in Downtown Bloomington

Our coverage this evening focuses on the rapid growth of apartments, hotels and other businesses in the heart of Bloomington. We looked back at Mayor Mark Kruzan’s attempts to restrict chain restaurants downtown, Habitat for Humanity’s new subdivision in the B-Line woods, Old National Bank’s plans for Kirkwood Avenue and controversy over giving a tax break to million-dollar penthouses. The …

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Top Stories of 2014: Ferguson, MO

The Top Stories of 2014 is a special production of WFHB News, looking back on the stories that define the year in news. From deer to development, education to equality, national issues became local, and Indiana worked to set itself apart. The Top Stories of 2014 is produced by Alycin Bektesh and Joe Crawford.

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Top Stories of 2014: Marriage Equality

Tonight, we will be looking back on winding path to marriage equality in Indiana. It didn’t take long after the new year for it to become clear that the focus 2014 legislative session would be HJR-3, ratifying Indiana’s ban on gay marriage into the state constitution. But through a series of court rulings that swung legality of same-sex-marriage back and …

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The Top Stories of 2014: Follow the Money

Our coverage this evening focuses on major changes to Bloomington’s city government following the discovery of an embezzlement scheme within the Public Works Department. Herald Times editor Bob Zaltsberg joins Joe and Alycin for a look back beginning in March when federal authorities charged former city engineer Justin Wykoff with 24 counts of embezzlement. Wykoff was accused of collaborating with …

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The Top Stories of 2014 – Sexual Assault on Campus

This spring Indiana University was named as one of 50 universities under investigation by the federal government for title nine violations regarding handling of sexual violence complaints. Director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University Debby Herbenick joins Alycin and Joe to discuss 2014’s nation-wide dialog regarding sexual assualt. This year an effort to raise awareness regarding …

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The Top Stories of 2014: Parents Protest at Fairview Elementary

Today on the Top Stories of 2014, former school board candidate Brandon Shurr joins Alycin and Joe in the studio to discuss changes made at Fairview Elementary School and the ensuing protests from parents and students. The Top Stories of 2014 is a special production of WFHB News, looking back on the stories that define the year in news. From …

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The Top Stories of 2014: Oh, Deer

Today on the Top Stories of 2014, Herald Times City Government Reporter Lindsey Erdody joins Alycin and Joe in the studio to discuss the progression of deer management during the year, and the efforts taken by those who oppose the kill. The Top Stories of 2014 is a special production of WFHB News, looking back on the stories that define …

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The Top Stories of 2014: University Courts

Today on the Top Stories of 2014: Trouble in University Courts, City Council member Chris Sturbaum joins Alycin and Joe in the studio to discuss a controversy over Indiana University’s plans for the University Courts neighborhood. The Top Stories of 2014 is a special production of WFHB News, looking back on the stories that define the year in news. From …

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The Top Stories of 2014: Bloomingfoods United

Today on the Top Stories of 2014, Correspondent David Murphy joins Alycin and Joe in the studio for a look back at the successful unionization efforts of Bloomingfoods Co-Op Grocery workers beginning in September. The Top Stories of 2014 is a special production of WFHB News, looking back on the stories that define the year in news. From deer to …

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Election Night 2014 – Jean Capler

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WFHB News Director Alycin Bektesh and bloomingOUT Host Jeff Jewel speak with Fair Talk President Jean Capler about 2014’s legalization of same sex marriage in Indiana, despite the Indiana General Assembly’s efforts against same sex marriage, and how that may influence Election Night results.

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