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Daily Local News – August 9, 2017

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The Monroe County Commissioners approved a measure that would provide funding to keep the Shalom Center open during the weekends.   Brown County Farmer’s Market vendors will receive a price break thanks to an ordinance amendment.   Incoming and returning Indiana University Students will be greeted with a once-in-a-century solar eclipse on the first day of classes.   Two parking garages in downtown Bloomington will be sporting art installations by mid-October.  

 

FEATURE

After spending years fighting lawsuits against factory farms across Indiana, The Hoosier Environmental Council says they’re switching gears and educating local communities.    WFHB News Director Wes Martin and WFHB Correspondent Arjun Balasundaram spoke with Hoosier Environmental Council Attorney Kim Ferraro for today’s Community Report.

 

BETTER BEWARE

Smartphones are still so new that their dangers are still being discovered. Everyone – especially kids – faces a lot more risks than anyone thought they would.

 

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Today’s headlines were written by Cole Stinson, Arjun Balasundaram and Alex Davis, along with Sarah Vaughan for CATSweek, in partnership with Community Access Television services.

Better Beware was produced by Richard Fish,

Our feature was produced by Arjun Balasundaram and Wes Martin.

Our engineer today is Dan Withered.

Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.

Executive Producer is Wes Martin.

 

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