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Group to Wear Head Scarves in Solidarity With Attack Victim

A former IU student is facing criminal charges after he allegedly attacked a Muslim woman on Saturday at the Sofra Café in Bloomington. Triceton Bickford could face federal hate crime charges for the attack, during which he is accused of yelling white power and kill them all before strangling the woman and trying to remove her head scarf. 19-year-old Bickford …

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WFHB’s Cast of Characters Featuring Adam Riviere (EXTENDED)

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In the WFHB series, Cast of Characters, we go looking for local people with interesting personal stories. We bring you another installment of the Cast of Characters series now with WFHB correspondent Amanda Marino.

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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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