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Noon Edition is a weekly radio program inviting your participation on news and issues facing the central and southern Indiana community. Produced by WFIU news in partnership with the Bloomington Herald Times.

Noon Edition is a weekly radio program inviting your participation on news and issues facing the central and southern Indiana community. Produced by WFIU news in partnership with the Bloomington Herald Times.
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Bloomington, IN

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Noon Edition is a weekly radio program inviting your participation on news and issues facing the central and southern Indiana community. Produced by WFIU news in partnership with the Bloomington Herald Times.

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English


Episodes

Trump Administration Wants To Reduce And Replace SNAP Benefits

2/18/2018
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The proposal seeks to take give a majority of SNAP recipients half of their benefits in a home-delivered food package.

Duration:00:52:19

Are We Really In The Middle Of A Retail Apocalypse?

2/9/2018
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2017 was one of the most brutal years for the retail industry with record-setting bankruptcies and store closings of roughly 8,000 stores over various chains.

Duration:00:52:22

Indiana Legislators Vote To Study Medical Marijuana

2/2/2018
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Indiana House lawmakers unanimously passed a resolution pushing for a state legislative committee to study medical marijuana.

Duration:00:52:33

Potential Impact Of A Bill That Would Eliminate 300 Ind. Townships

1/26/2018
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House Bill 1005 would mandate townships of with populations less than 1,200 to merge with other townships over the next five years.

Duration:00:52:29

The Rising Popularity Of At-Home DNA Testing

1/19/2018
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At-home DNA tests have grown in popularity, especially over the holiday season. On this episode, we dig into the race, health, and privacy issues of DNA tests.

Duration:00:52:36

50 Years Later: Looking Back To 1968 And The Civil Rights Era

1/12/2018
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The year 1968 marked the end of the Civil Rights Movement. 50 years later, we reflect on the events of that significant era.

Duration:00:52:32

Minimum Wage In Indiana: Could Lawmakers Approve An Increase?

1/5/2018
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18 states and 20 cities are starting the new year with higher minimum wages. On this Noon Edition, we discuss the patchwork of minimum wages across the country.

Duration:00:52:45

2017 In Review

12/29/2017
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On this episode, we look back at the stories that made headlines in 2017—from the opioid crisis to the debate over cold beer.

Duration:00:53:48

What Changes In Internet Regulations Will Mean For Internet Users

12/22/2017
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The FCC voted to scrap rules on net neutrality. This week, we revisit an episode on internet regulations and what would happened without net neutrality.

Duration:00:52:55

Special Live Show Tuesday: The Future Of Bloomington Development

12/19/2017
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Bloomington City Council members Wednesday will vote on whether or not to adopt a controversial development plan.

Duration:00:52:26

What’s Next For The Monroe County Convention Center

12/15/2017
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The Monroe County Council passed a food and beverage tax to fund a much-debated expansion for the county convention center.

Duration:00:53:02

Making Sense Of Federal Tax Reform And Beyond

12/8/2017
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With the passing of the Senate's tax bill, Republicans are now one step closer to the biggest federal tax overhaul in 30 years.

Duration:00:52:43

Dealing With Sexual Assault, Harassment Allegations

12/1/2017
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Sexual misconduct allegations have exploded in the public view in recent months. On this episode of Noon Edition, we discuss the recent string of allegations.

Duration:00:52:42

Managing Stress During The Holiday Season

11/24/2017
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It's that time of year again that can stress out even the best of us. How do we manage all the stress that comes with the holidays?

Duration:00:52:55

The Impacts of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

11/17/2017
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Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, or CAFO's, are a major part of Indiana's livestock business, but a source of conflict for the people that live near them.

Duration:00:52:16

Preserving Native American Heritage And Culture

11/10/2017
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November marks the beginning of Native American Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate the rich diversity, traditions and histories of Native people.

Duration:00:53:14

Indiana’s Bids For The Next Amazon Headquarters

11/3/2017
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The Northwest, Central, and Southern Indiana regions have thrown in their bids for the next Amazon headquarters.

Duration:00:52:51

Boy Scouts Now Admitting Girls As Cub Scouts, Eagle Scouts

10/27/2017
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For the first time in the organization's over 100-year history, the Boy Scouts will be fully inclusive for girls.

Duration:00:52:45

No-Till Agriculture And Nitrate Pollution

10/13/2017
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No-till agriculture was thought to help prevent water pollution, but a new IUPUI study says that's not the case.

Duration:00:52:45

The Near Future of Artificial Intelligence

10/6/2017
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Artificial intelligence technology is advancing. Some embrace AI while others warn of its potential threats to humanity. This week on Noon Edition.

Duration:00:52:25

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