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Kirkwood Condo Proposal Advances

The one hundred block of Kirkwood Avenue could look decidedly more modern when an empty parking lot next to CVS is replaced with a condominium project. The City of Bloomington’s Case Manager James Roach described the project in last night’s Bloomington Plan Commission meeting. The proposed development will contain more than two thousand square feet of commercial space on the …

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Inside Outdoors – February 3, 2018

Buddy Bill, Rich Reardin, and Don Jordan are the hosts. Bill and Rich read a spring poem that talks about the hope for spring. The boys talk about making maple syrup. Don calls in from Florida, and they talk about Groundhogs Day, and Punxatawney Phil the groundhog, more about making maple syrup in the late winter, using sorghum to make …

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Kite Line: February 2, 2018- The Past Isn’t Passed: Cycles of Violence and Exploitation

This episode, we start out with a statement from Anastazia Schmid, a prisoner in the Indiana Women’s Prison. She walks us through a brief history of how prisons, and specifically the modern practice of prison slave labor, came about. She also talks through some basics of how prison serves to isolate those on the inside, and the importance of outside …

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Daily Local News – February 1, 2018

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The Indiana Legislature’s Short Session is set to end on March 15th and this afternoon the legislature struck down a number of bills; Indiana Senate Republicans initiate a last-minute proposal to allow 10 percent of public school districts’ teachers to be unlicensed; Indiana House Democrats say they’re worried about state of the Department of Child Services; The city of Bloomington’s …

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Eco’s “Get Out and Hike!” – February 1st, 2018

In today’s episode of “Get Out and Hike!” Eco Report’s Jan Walker Interviews Kate Welch about Pate Hollow.

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New Food and Beverage Tax to Take Effect

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A new countywide food and beverage begins Thursday. The one percent tax is being applied to hot foods, and foods comprised of two or more ingredients that are sold as a single item. Though county officials passed the tax into law in December, some still have concerns about its effect on low-and-fixed income individuals. County Council member Marty Hawk says …

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Inside Outdoors – January 27, 2018

Buddy Bill, Rich Reardin, and Don Jordan discuss recent weather changes in Indiana, as Don calls in from Florida. The ‘Humiliating’ Woodpecker. ‘A January Fog freezes a February Dog’ – old sayings and signs that foresee winter weather. Weather forecasts and some talk about winter weather. Old wives tales: signs: ‘Thunder and lightning in February, means a frost on the …

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Kite Line- January 26, 2018: More Insights from the Local Jail

In this episode, we start with updates from Operation PUSH. After that, we continue hearing from Craig, who spent significant time in the Monroe County jail. You can hear the first part of Craig’s interview in last week’s episode. He spoke about his experiences in the various parts of Monroe County Jail, and also his experiences being a jail trustee. …

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Residents Voice Opinions on Transportation Plan

WFHB Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughn reports on a public meeting over the city of Bloomington’s transportation plan. Residents were asked what they liked and disliked about the current state of getting around in the city in a public charette held Monday. Groups commented on a variety of issues concerning Bloomington’s infrastructure, including pedestrian and bicycle safety, accessibility and flow …

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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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