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Daily Local News – December 11, 2017

Democratic and Republican party chairs are gearing up for the 2018 election; Non-profit community bookstore, Boxcar Books, is closing its doors at the end of this month; The City Council took up amendments to Bloomington’s draft comprehensive planning document; The City of Bloomington and Monroe County will join a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and their affiliates; The Indiana Department of …

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Daily Local News – November 30, 2017

The director of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources issued an opinion-editorial piece defending the agency’s logging in Yellowwood State Forest; Indiana Senators Joe Donnelly and Todd Young push for the adoption of the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act; The Community Justice and Mediation center is taking applications for a 40-hour training program for residents interested in learning …

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Daily Local News – November 29, 2017

The Indiana Protection for Abused and Trafficked Humans (IPATH) Task Force is holding the second part of their lecture series tomorrow in Indianapolis. Spectators bringing alcohol into Brown County High School sporting events are fueling a proposed policy change. The former Muncie Police Chief is suing the city and its mayor for back pay, after he claims he was forced …

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Daily Local News – November 20, 2017

The State’s Alcohol Code Revision Commission is recommending the sale of alcohol at convenience and grocery stores from noon to 8pm on Sundays. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is seeking nominations for six openings on the state’s Trails Advisory Board. The conservative Political Action Committee backing President Donald Trump in Indiana, has endorsed northeastern Indiana Representative Jim Banks. An …

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Daily Local News – November 7, 2017

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is closing 17 state parks in November for deer hunts; Three Bloomington Neighborhood Associations are receiving grants from the city for neighborhood improvement projects; The Indiana Department of Transportation is moving steadily ahead with its development of Interstate 69’s Section five from Bloomington to Martinsville. FEATURE WFHB News Director Wes Martin spoke with Shalom …

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Indiana’s Oldest Bald Eagle Seen

Indiana’s oldest wild bald eagle was spotted at Lake Monroe late last month. The 29 year old bird is among the original 73 bald eagles brought to Indiana in the 1980s. Assistant Nongame Bird Biologist for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Amy Kearns, says the eagles were brought from Alaska to Indiana in hopes to restore the bald eagle …

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Eco Report Feature – Steven Higgs on Southern Indiana’s Protected Natural Areas

In today’s Eco Report feature, we hear from Steven Higgs, an environmental writer and photographer who has published books including “A Guide to the Natural Areas of Southern Indiana.” In that book, Higgs documents 119 protected natural areas in southern Indiana. In this next clip, Higgs begins by discussing the role of land trusts in preserving these natural areas. Higgs …

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Eco Report – February 23, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Eco Report Feature – Myke Luurtsema On All-Age Forests

In today’s Eco Report feature, correspondent Aaron Comforty speaks with Mike Luurtsema from the Heartwood Council about the group’s efforts to save old growth forests in Indiana.

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Three Years After Logging, How is Yellowwood Forest Recovering?

In today’s EcoReport feature, correspondent Norm Holy interviews Bogdan Dragnea, who lives just yards away from Yellowwood forest about the effects of logging that took place 3 years ago.

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