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Bloomington Beware – Local Scams

Here are three swindles going on right now in our neck of the woods. They’re just like ones hitting all over the country, carefully targeted with local info. Produced by Richard Fish.

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Councilmember Volan Advocates for More Transparency in Recycling Services

Seven years after it was first considered, Monroe County’s plans to open a materials recovery facility are still in limbo. Last week, WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke with one of the strongest proponents of the facility, also known as a MRF (“murf”). Steve Volan is a member of the Bloomington City Council as well as the Monroe County Solid …

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Daily Local News – January 27, 2016

Early this morning, a group of Hoosier activists known as Indiana Moral Mondays, descended on the Indiana Statehouse to push for a minimum wage increase; Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has approved Monroe County’s application for money to improve voting accessibility; The Bloomington Utilities Service Board heard an update on the city of Bloomington’s ongoing water contamination issues on …

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bloomingOUT – Nell Weatherwax – January 21, 2016

Anchors JP, Ryne, and Schuyler talk with “Storyzilla” director and host Nell Weatherwax about her upcoming February performance of The Vagina Monologues. Tonight’s show features music from singer-songwriter Ryan Amador; as well as a new edition of our weekly segment, Open Doors. CREDITS Anchors: Ryne Shadday, Jeff Poling, and Schuyler Keller Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Olivia Davidson Board Engineers …

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The Beech Tree

In today’s IN Nature segment, we look at the Beech Tree.

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Daily Local News – January 14, 2016

The chair of the Bloomington Human Rights Commission, Byron Bangert, spoke to the City Council last night about the need to protect local restaurant workers; The Monroe County Health Department has accepted a $15,000 grant to help pay the costs of the County’s new syringe-exchange program; The Bloomington Technology Partnership has announced that the next session of Bloomington Code School …

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EcoReport Feature: The Sawwhet Owl

In today’s feature, Bob Kissel interviews Ross Brittain and Susan Hengeveld about their local Sawwhet Owl banding stations, part of the national Project OwlNet.

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Top Stories of 2015: Hospital Headaches


WFHB is counting down the 10 most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. Number 8 on our countdown is “Hospital Headaches.” There’s been talk for years that the IU Health Bloomington Hospital would eventually move out of its space on 2nd street in downtown Bloomington. The hospital purchased …

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Interchange – Orson Undiminished, Or How Kane Was Raised


From theater to radio to Hollywood…the ambition of Orson Welles, as Patrick McGilligan tells us in his new book Young Orson, was already old-fashioned: he wanted to be an “actor-manager” of a theater company. The leader of a troupe…something romantic about that…and something very Ambersons in its bad timing. “Orson Undiminished” focuses on the early life of George Orson Welles; …

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What’s in your Water?

What’s in your water? The safety of the local water supply has been called into question in recent weeks. WFHB News Director Joe Crawford has more on that story for today’s EcoReport Feature.

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