Daily Local News

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Indiana’s only volunteer-powered daily news program.

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Last week, the Indiana Senate passed a bill making major changes to how the state punishes people convicted of crimes. But some say the bill fails ...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2013
  • Length: 08:58
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This month, Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan signed a proclamation stating that World Creativity and Innovation Week would be celebrated from April 15...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2013
  • Length: 09:23
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The Senate voted on a proposal to enhance current gun legislation this afternoon. WFHB correspondent Wes Martin reports on the proposed amendments,...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2013
  • Length: 09:33
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House Bill 1003 which would expand Indiana’s private school voucher program, narrowly passed in the state Senate last week with a twenty-seven to t...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2013
  • Length: 10:13
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A class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids, or neonics, was recently implicated in the large numbers of honeybee deaths beekeepers have been exp...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 07:57
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WFHB correspondent Zollie Barnes explores the growing use of online dating websites. The first major online dating sites were registered around 199...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 09:16
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An Indiana University student was arrested and charged with felony intimidation after posting to Twitter what police determined was a threatening m...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 08:50
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A group of Indiana University Students and concerned citizens have taken it upon themselves to erect a makeshift homeless shelter-camp made up of m...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2013
  • Length: 09:04
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WFHB reporter Nash Hott speaks with IU professor of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Kirsten Gronberg, about the fact that no church...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
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A poll released this week measured Hoosier political attitudes about their state and national legislators, as well as developing policy.

  • Added: Apr 27, 2013
  • Length: 08:21
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Several dozen protesters marched through city streets protesting the City of Bloomington's response to a temporary homeless shelter established las...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2013
  • Length: 09:58
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Senate Bill 373, also known as the “ag-gag” bill, has been criticized as aiming to criminalize taking photos at farms or slaughterhouses and publis...

  • Added: May 01, 2013
  • Length: 08:58
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This week is proving to be one of the most influential for women’s reproductive rights in Indiana. Earlier today, Governor Mike Pence signed into l...

  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 08:59
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The Bloomington City Council meeting last night was dedicated almost exclusively to a discussion on homelessness in the community. As the Council m...

  • Added: May 03, 2013
  • Length: 09:09
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An internal memo from Indiana University’s human resources department regarding the Affordable Care Act has raised concern about employee hours. Ho...

  • Added: May 04, 2013
  • Length: 08:32
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Recently, the City of Bloomington has been taking steps to update the Growth Policies Plan. These comprehensive plans are used to direct the future...

  • Added: May 06, 2013
  • Length: 09:36
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Homeless people and advocates had used the third floor of a city-owned parking garage as a temporary shelter on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights ...

  • Added: May 07, 2013
  • Length: 09:05
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Governor Mike Pence initialed Senate Bill 1, now called SEA 1, dubbed the School Safety Bill, which established a state agency to award grants to l...

  • Added: May 08, 2013
  • Length: 08:26
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Proponents of a federal bill called the Marketplace Fairness Act say it would even the playing field for brick and mortar businesses in Indiana and...

  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 07:56
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Last week Chief Executive Magazine released it's ninth annual survey documenting business leader's opinions about which states are the best in whic...

  • Added: May 14, 2013
  • Length: 10:15