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The Ins and Outs of Money – Protect Yourself from Identity Theft: Part 1

Identity theft is everywhere, but there are ways to minimize your risks of being exposed or hacked. Kristina tells you how in this three-part series. The Ins and Outs of Money is produced by Ryan Stacy with help from Kristina Wiltsee, in partnership with the Monroe County Public Library and The United Way of Monroe County.

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Samuel Buelow – September 24, 2015

Join hosts Jeff Poling and Jeff Jewel as they chat with Samuel Buelow, a PhD student at Indiana University and bloomingOUT’s newest co-host, about trans* issues and LGBTQ+ issues around the world. Hosts – Jeff Poling, Jeff Jewel Executive Producer – Joe Crawford Producer – Olivia Davidson Board Engineer – Olivia Davidson

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Ins and Outs of Money

Expert advice—sounds great, right? When it come to money, though, even experts might have an agenda. Hear how you can take advantage of an unbiased advice from a personal finance expert through the Library’s free Talk to an Expert sessions. The Ins and Outs of Money is produced by Ryan Stacy with help from Kristina Wiltsee, in partnership with the …

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Reinvest IU’s March for Climate Change

Next Thursday, a group called Reinvest IU is planning what they’re calling a March for Climate Action. This afternoon, WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke with a member of the group about their demand that IU stop investing in companies involved in extracting fossil fuels. We bring you that conversation now for today’s WFHB community report.

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Executive Director of the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District to Retire

The Executive Director of the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District, Larry Barker, announced that he will be leaving his job on Friday. His retirement will happen prior to the completion of the Materials Recycling Facility, or Murf, at the District, perhaps Barker’s biggest goal in the past few years. Assistant News Director, David Murphy, spoke to Barker about the …

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CVS Property Tax Cut

A state tax court has ruled in favor of a Bloomington CVS store that was seeking to cut its property taxes. The Indiana Board of Tax Review says the store’s assessed value should be reduced by $1.3 million, which will significantly reduce the amount it pays to the Monroe County government each year. The County will also have to pay …

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Human Rights Ordinance Housing Status Amendment

Last night the Bloomington City Council showed support for a law that would discourage discrimination against people based on housing status. The measure would amend the city’s Human Rights Ordinance, which already bans discrimination based on race, sex, religion, color, ancestry, disability or national origin. The ordinance also discourages discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Several speakers last …

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Daily Local News – August 27, 2015

A state tax court has ruled in favor of a Bloomington CVS store that was seeking to cut its property taxes; The Monroe County Council has passed a resolution in support of establishing a needle-exchange program in the county; The parade for Bloomington’s annual Lotus Music and Arts Festival is expected to be bigger than ever this year. FEATURE Last …

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Governor Pence Undergoes Surgery

Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann will serve as the acting governor of Indiana tomorrow while Governor Pence undergoes surgery to have a hernia repaired. Pence’s surgery was described as outpatient in a press release issued today. But he will undergo general anesthetic as part of the procedure. In a letter to Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate President Pro Tem …

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“Fighting Against the Dark” – An Interview with Turkish Activist and Bombing Survivor Ramazan Basar

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Today we bring you an extended interview recorded in Istanbul by longtime Bloomington resident and WFHB correspondent Filiz Cicek. Cicek spoke with an activist who had just survived a bombing as he was attempting to cross into the Syrian area of Kobani. Kobani is the name of both a city and a larger area in northern Syria near the border …

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