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Last Week To Throw Out Christmas Trees and Wreaths

This is the last week to set out Christmas trees and wreaths for pickup by the City of Bloomington Sanitation Department. Residents can place the items on the curb, along with their trash and recycling, on their regularly scheduled pick-up day. Lights, ornaments, and other decorations need to be removed from the trees. The last day for tree pick-up is …

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Bring It On! – December 23, 2013

Bev Smith and William Hosea joined Eric Love, Liz Mitchell, and Leila Randle PART ONE It’s Christmas time and while last week’s temperature climb and torrential rains melted away all vestiges of snow, we at Bring It On still wanted to gather around the ol’ Yule log and talk about our favorite memories and family traditions for the season. Joining …

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Hola Bloomington – December 20, 2013

Hostess Johann Mercado and Sandra Santana bring us a special holiday program with Traditions of Christmas Eve and New Year’s from different countries of Latin America. Listen to all the different food being cooked and desserts from countries like Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala, Chile and so on. Listen to the events of the week and the segment of “Desde los pasillos.” …

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Real Christmas Trees Growing in Popularity in American Homes

Real Christmas trees are making a comeback this year, according to a specialist at Purdue University. Daniel Cassens, professor at the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, says more than one billion dollars will be spent in the United States this year bringing real Christmas trees into the house. He says the environmental impact of real trees versus that of …

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