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Bart Everson, From Local TV Slacker-Provocateur to Atheist Religion Author

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the first episode of Rox, also known as J and B on the Rox, arguably the most controversial show ever to air on public access TV in Bloomington. The program generated outrage and calls for its removal during its hay day in the early and mid 1990s. It has also been one of …

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Firehouse Follies – When I Was a Cowboy

The WFHB Firehouse Follies have emerged from hibernation, looked around, and have not really seen many shadows. However, we declare it to be Spring on Sunday, March 5, at 4 p.m. at the Monroe Convention Center in downtown Bloomington, when we take the wraps off of “When I was a Cowboy,” a show featuring cats, cowboys, and cactus sushi. And cats. Did we mention cats? Special musical guest will …

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Historic conservation districts adjust to new ordinance

The Bloomington City Council debated last week on a new ordinance that will affect the city’s historic conservation districts. These districts are established to regulate construction and demolition, in order to prevent radical change in the affected neighborhoods. They are often supported by homeowners who oppose large new student housing complexes, or other developments that locals believe would negatively affect …

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Bloomington Utilities Service Board deals with complications working with private contractors

The Bloomington Utilities Service Board dealt with some complications of working with private contractors at its meeting on Monday. The City Utilities Department frequently hires companies to perform engineering or construction work. Capital Projects Manager Mike Hicks explained a recent issue with two of those companies. The contractors are working on projects to improve water mains and to expand the …

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