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Daily Local News – January 18, 2018

Indianapolis is among 20 cities being considered for Amazon’s second corporate headquarters; Bloomington is looking for area artists to construct a bicentennial song; Officials from IU, the city of Bloomington, Monroe County and the state legislature came together over the weekend for the Bicentennial Kickoff Event in the Monroe County Government Center; After 178 amendments over five months, the Bloomington City Council adopted …

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Eco Feature – January 4th, 2018

This weeks Eco Feature we re-air one of our favorite features from twenty-seventeen. Eco Report Correspondent Norm Holy speaks with Indiana Forest Alliance Conservation Director Rae Schnapp about the environmental impact of logging Yellowwood State Forest.

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Daily Local News – December 28, 2017

On today’s Daily Local News Episode, we’ll continue our retrospective on some of our best reporting from 2017:  contributions from the city of Bloomington, Monroe county government and private donations extend Shalom’s hours of operations through weekends; Brown County resident and Indiana Forest Alliance volunteer Dave Seastrom speaks out against the logging in Yellowwood State Forest; and Indiana University Professor Brian Powell’s …

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Eco Feature – December 07, 2017

In today’s Eco Feature, Eco Report’s Norm Holy speaks with Rae Schnapp about the impact of logging on the forest ecologies of Southern Indiana.

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Eco Feature – November 16, 2017

WFHB News Director Wes Martin speaks with Indiana Forest Alliance volunteer, Dave Seastrom, about the Indiana Department of Natural Resources awarding the logging rights of 299 acres of Yellowwood State Park to Hamilton Logging Company.

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Night Owls Protest Yellowwood Logging

A group calling itself the ‘Night Owls, Paint and Exteriors,’ or NOPE, spray painted hundreds of trees in Yellowwood State Forest over the weekend in an attempt to thwart logging efforts. On Thursday, a bid to selectively log 299 acres of state forest was awarded to Hamilton Logging company. An anonymously published article in the online ‘Earth First Journal,’ by …

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Daily Local News – November 14, 2017

A group calling itself the ‘Night Owls, Paint and Exteriors,’ or NOPE, spray painted hundreds of trees in Yellowwood State Forest over the weekend in an attempt to thwart logging efforts; Indiana Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch poured a newly-minted Indiana coin in Vincennes this morning; The Bloomington Plan Commission approved another apartment complex to be built on South Walnut Street; …

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Eco Feature – November 9, 2017

News Director Wes Martin interviews Dr. Rae Schnapps, Conservation Director for the Indiana Forest Alliance, on site at the Save Yellowwood encampment. Also interviewed Dave Schoopman, a concerned property owner.

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