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“Disrespecting the Area” — The Changing Legality of Public Sleeping, in Bloomington and Beyond

Monroe County passed an ordinance in 2013 to set hours for use of the Courthouse lawn. The stated goal was to prohibit people from sleeping there.

One of the most clear challenges for a person or a family experiencing homelessness is finding a place to sleep. In many communities, including Monroe County, there are not enough shelter beds to meet the need. And for years, laws around the country have compounded the problem by restricting other options for places to rest. But that could be changing. …

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Bennett Singer (rebroadcast) – bloomingOUT November 5, 2015

This week, we have a re-airing of Jeff Jewel, Jeff Poling, and Erica Dorseys’ interview with filmmaker Bennett Singer. Hosts – Jeff Jewel, Jeff Poling, Erica Dorsey Executive Producer – Joe Crawford Producer – Olivia Davidson Board Engineer – Andrew Sims Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 59:09 — 54.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Switchyard Brewing Company Opening South of Downtown

Switchyard Brewing Company is a Bloomington brew pub that started in 2014. Since then, owners Kurtis Cummings and Michael Korus have been brewing their beer in holding tanks in their garage. Now the company is beginning to develop. Reporter Hannah Boone has more on the company’s new location and growing fanbase. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:09 …

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bloomingOUT – Hamilton and Turnbull – October 29, 2015

Tonight, we hear two interviews with host Ryne Shadday and Bloomington mayoral candidates Turnbull and Hamilton. Hosts Ryne Shadday and Jeff Poling Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Olivia Davidson Engineer Andrew Sims Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:01:16 — 56.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Local Water Shows Increased Levels of Disinfectant Chemicals

The Bloomington Utilities Department notified residents earlier this month that there have been increased levels of disinfectant chemicals in the local drinking water. These chemicals are known as HAA5 and TTHM. They are a byproduct of chlorine, which is used by the Department at its water treatment plant to purify the water supply. In a recent report to the Bloomington …

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Standing Room Only – The Candidates’ Forum

On September 29, 2015, the League of Women Voters of Bloomington and Monroe County hosted two candidate forums, the first with mayoral candidates John Hamilton and John Turnbull, the second with City Council At Large candidates Tim Mayer, Jennifer Mickel, Andy Ruff, Susan Sandberg and Scott Tibbs. Audience questions formed the basis of the discussion, facilitated by a panel composed …

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Bloomington Mayoral Candidates Debate Municipal Broadband Internet

This afternoon, the two candidates for mayor of Bloomington visited the WFHB studios. The Democrat, John Hamilton, and the Republican, John Turnbull, debated several local issues, including a proposal to develop municipal broadband internet. We bring you a portion of that conversation now, for today’s WFHB community report. The conversation was hosted by Interchange host Doug Storm. Our feature was …

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Daily Local News – October 20, 2015

Today, IU released its first-ever climate survey on sexual assault on the Bloomington campus; The rate of road accidents across the region is holding steady, and the death rate from these crashes is about half of the national rate; The energy equivalent of three millions gallons of gasoline was saved in preserving just two historic buildings in downtown Bloomington; A …

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Mark Lee – bloomingOUT October 15, 2015

Join hosts Jeff Jewel and Jeff Poling while they talk to Mark Lee, a photographer and historian, and go through a brief history of the LGBTQ+ community in and around Bloomington. Plus, hear this week’s LGBTQ+ headlines and our event calendar. Hosts – Jeff Jewel and Jeff Poling Executive Producer – Joe Crawford Producer – Olivia Davidson Board Engineer – …

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WFHB’s Cast of Characters Featuring Adam Riviere (EXTENDED)

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In the WFHB series, Cast of Characters, we go looking for local people with interesting personal stories. We bring you another installment of the Cast of Characters series now with WFHB correspondent Amanda Marino. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:05 — 13.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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