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Archive for Noon Edition

December 28, 2015

Developments In Alzheimer’s Care And Research

Researchers and drug companies are making progress on preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease.

December 18, 2015

Noon Edition: A Crow Problem

This week on Noon Edition, we’ll speak with local experts and a specialist about the crows’ encroaching presence.

December 11, 2015

The Future of Gun Control

This week on Noon Edition, we’ll speak with local experts about whether we can expect to see stricter gun laws.

December 4, 2015

A Talk At The Uptown With Outgoing Bloomington Mayor Kruzan

This week on Noon Edition you’re invited to The Uptown to ask your question for Mayor Kruzan in person, live on air!

November 27, 2015

Local Food In Indiana

This week on Noon Edition we spoke with three experts about the local food industry.

November 20, 2015

After Paris Attacks, Indiana Turns Away Syrian Refugees

This week on Noon Edition we'll speak with experts on the Syrian refugee crisis, and Gov. Mike Pence's recent decision to turn away Syrian families.

November 11, 2015

Growing The Hemp Industry

This week on Noon Edition we'll speak with three experts on what's holding industrial hemp back, and some of the diverse ways it could be used.

November 5, 2015

Local Elections And Voter Turnout

This week on Noon Edition we'll speak with the Monroe County Clerk about voter turnout, as well as a re-elected mayor on his campaign and his goals in office.

October 29, 2015

After WHO Report, How Worried Should We Be About Processed Meats?

This week on Noon Edition we'll speak with three experts about the announcement that processed meats have cancer-causing properties.

October 22, 2015

Could Indiana Legalize Assisted Suicide?

While Indiana does allow for advance directives - paperwork that details instructions about future medical care - it doesn't allow for assisted suicide.

October 16, 2015

The Legacy Of Gay Rights Activist Leonard Matlovich

This week on Noon Edition we spoke with Michael Bedwell, a historian, activist and friend of gay rights activist Leonard Matlovich.

October 8, 2015

Monroe County Creates Guardianship Program For Adults

Monroe County is creating a new guardianship program that will find volunteers who can advocate for seniors and incapacitated adults.

October 1, 2015

Asian Carp Threaten To Invade Lake Monroe

The invasive species has been detected in Salt Creek, sparking fears that the fish will make their way into nearby Lake Monroe.

September 24, 2015

Monroe County Schools Consider New Academic Calendar

This week on Noon Edition we'll speak with local leaders about the 25-member MCCSC calendar committee, and the MCCSC’s proposed academic calendar.

September 16, 2015

Controversy Stirs Around Big-Box Retailer Tax Cuts

This week on Noon Edition we'll speak with leaders and experts about big-box retailers getting tax cuts that could cause big losses in tax revenue.

September 10, 2015

Privacy, Safety, And Accountability: Police Body Cameras

This week on Noon Edition we'll speak with leaders from around the state about the pros and cons of placing body cameras on law enforcement.

September 3, 2015

Gov. Pence's New Drug Task Force

This week on Noon Edition we'll speak with leaders from around the state about Indiana's drug addiction problem, and what impact the new task force might have.

August 28, 2015

Hurricane Katrina: Ten Years Later

This week on Noon Edition we'll speak with a representative of the American Red Cross as well as two women displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

August 19, 2015

Reusing And Recycling Efforts Throughout The State

This week on Noon Edition, we'll talk to experts and leaders from around the state about reusing and recycling efforts in Indiana.

August 12, 2015

Straddled With Debt, More Millennials Are Moving Back Home

This week on Noon Edition, we’ll speak with leaders and experts from around the state about new financial and cultural trends among Millennials.

August 10, 2015

Noon Edition Wants To Hear Your Stories About Student Loans

If you've moved back in with your parents, or if you're a parent whose child has moved home after attending college or university, we want to hear from you.

August 5, 2015

Indiana Challenges New EPA Carbon Emission Rules

Indiana and 14 other states are filing a lawsuit to challenge the limits that President Obama announced this week on carbon dioxide emissions.

July 30, 2015

Developments In Alzheimer's Care And Research

Researchers and drug companies are making progress on preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease.

July 22, 2015

What Restoring Diplomatic Ties With Cuba Means For Americans

The decision to restore diplomatic ties with the Caribbean country could result in a lifting of the trade and travel embargoes.

July 17, 2015

Severe Thunderstorms Strike Southern, Central Indiana

While the storms have caused problems for residents, it’s also spelled trouble for some Indiana farmers, who face millions of dollars in crop damages.

July 8, 2015

What The President's Overtime Expansion Could Mean For Hoosiers

Advocates for the president’s overtime proposal say it would mean raises for 100,000 Hoosiers, but businesses and unions argue it could threaten jobs.

July 3, 2015

Local Chefs Share Summer Cooking Tips

Two local chefs and Earth Eats' Annie Corrigan join the program to share their summer cooking tips.

June 22, 2015

How SCOTUS Rulings On Marriage, Health Care Could Affect Hoosiers

The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to announce landmark rulings for cases dealing with marriage equality and the Affordable Care Act.​​

June 17, 2015

Addressing Concerns Of Crime Along Kirkwood Ave.

Two public meetings have addressed the concerns of business owners and community members about crime along Kirkwood Ave. in Bloomington.

June 10, 2015

Indiana Sees Steep Decline In Abortion Rate

Indiana abortions have decreased by 20 percent since 2010, while, across the country, the rate has decreased only 12 percent.

June 5, 2015

The New State Board Of Education

Today on Noon Edition, we'll speak about how the new dynamic could affect the board and how Glenda Ritz's gubernatorial campaign could play into the mix.

May 26, 2015

Indiana Communities Prepare For Summer Tourism

Communities across the state are gearing up for summer tourists.

May 20, 2015

Health Professionals Discuss Southern Indiana HIV Outbreak

Under a new law, health officials are able to create a long-term needle exchange program in Scott County.

May 13, 2015

Preserving Indiana's Historic Landmarks

Indiana Landmarks' list of 10 Most Endangered historic landmarks brings attention to at-risk structures.

May 8, 2015

Graduating High School Seniors

On this week's Noon Edition, we're joined by six area high school seniors.

April 30, 2015

2015 Legislative Session Wrap-Up

The General Assembly wrapped up the 2015 legislative session this week.

April 23, 2015

Little 500's Impact On Bloomington

Although it's a collegiate event, the Little 500 bike race poses changes and challenges for the whole city.

April 15, 2015

IU Health Bloomington To Relocate, Expand City's Hospital

IU Health Bloomington announced its plan to relocate the hospital to a new location, resulting in a combined healthcare and academic campus.

April 1, 2015

Experts Analyze Media's Representation Of RFRA

Governor Mike Pence has blamed the media for incorrectly representing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

March 30, 2015

Legislators React To RFRA Backlash

On this special edition of Noon Edition, we will speak with legislators and a legal expert about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

March 23, 2015

Annual Spring Gardening Show

Our gardening experts are back and ready to answer your questions about keeping your garden healthy!

March 19, 2015

House And Senate Unanimously Approve 'Right To Try' Legislation

The slightly different bills approved by the House of Representatives and Senate must be reconciled before going to the governor.

March 11, 2015

Proposal Calls For Baby Boxes At Safe Haven Locations

The baby boxes would be installed at Safe Haven locations throughout the state to further preserve the anonymity of parents.

March 2, 2015

FCC Adopts Net Neutrality Policy

The Federal Communications Commission will vote Friday on a proposal to implement stronger open Internet protections.

February 26, 2015

INDOT Turns Its Attention To Section Six Of I-69

This section of the extension will pass from Martinsville to Indianapolis along State Road 37.

February 19, 2015

Organizations Provide Resources As Autism Diagnoses Increase

IU Health Bloomington officials say they will continue to make decisions based on the best interests of their patients.

February 9, 2015

Proposed Legislation Would Strip Superintendent Of Many Powers

Proposed legislation would allow the State Board of Education to elect one of its members to serve as chair.

February 4, 2015

Film Shows Realities of Young Females Entering Porn Industry

Faculty from Indiana University and the Kinsey Instituted contribute to the film "Hot Girls Wanted," which shows realities of the porn industry.

January 26, 2015

Experts Say Vaccination Is The Best Way To Prevent Outbreaks

A public health and legal expert from IUPUI says stricter vaccine requirements put Indiana at a lower risk of outbreaks of vaccine-preventable illnesses.

January 21, 2015

President Obama Proposes Making Community College Tuition Free

In his State of the Union address, President Obama announced he would like to guarantee students two years of free community college tuition.

January 15, 2015

Local Theaters Prepare for Changes

Leaders in the Bloomington theater scene discuss upcoming changes.

January 6, 2015

Preview of the 2015 Legislative Session

Lawmakers and reporters discuss the major topics of this year's legislative session.

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