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Colin Bishop

WFIU News Reporter

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March 12, 2009


Female Inmates Find Escape Through Recreation

There aren't many opportunities for friendly competition in the women's block at the Monroe County Jail, but as WFIU's Colin Bishop found out, one increasingly popular program allows inmates to feel not like they're in prison, but more like they're in a VFW hall...

February 26, 2009


New Tax Break Could Aid Students, Those Who Support Them

This year's tax deadline is less than two months away, and a new tax credit could mean big savings for many Indiana college students and their parents. WFIU's Colin Bishop has more on how the tax breaks could help Hoosiers...

February 18, 2009


For One Woman, Fallout From Historic Flooding Continues

Last June's floods destroyed homes and businesses and ravaged farmland across Indiana. In and around Columbus, flooding killed two people and did millions of dollars in damage. For many, the road to recovery hasn't been easy. WFIU's Colin Bishop spoke with a woman who's still struggling to get back on her feet after losing nearly everything.

February 12, 2009


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IU Communication Workers Push for Raise

Indiana University communication workers have begun a push to garner public support for an increase in their salaries for the coming year.

February 2, 2009


Cummins Cutting 350 Indiana Jobs

Columbus-based Cummins is looking to eliminate about 350 hourly jobs from its southern Indiana workforce by the end of the month

January 30, 2009


Tax Credits Save Bloomington GE Plant, For a Few Months

General Electric has announced it will delay shutting-down the company's Bloomington refrigerator plant, which was set to close early next year. WFIU's Colin Bishop has more...

January 28, 2009


When Heavy Snow Falls…

Central and southern Indiana was hit by one of the biggest winter storms in years. More than a foot of snow fell on parts of central and southern Indiana. Schools, businesses and government offices shut down. In many counties, a snow emergency kept cars off the roads, and Indiana University cancelled class for the first […]

January 28, 2009


AIDS Cases in Rural Indiana Continue to Grow

It's been more than 25 years since the discovery of AIDS, but new cases of the disease continue to hit communities around the country. In social hubs like Bloomington, young gay men are particularly at risk. WFIU's Colin Bishop reports.

January 28, 2009


Buckle Up: Bartholomew School Buses are First in State with Seatbelts

Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation officials have decided to make theirs the first district in the state to have seatbelts in some school buses.

January 23, 2009


Columbus Readies Plan to Buy Flood-Damaged Homes

The city of Columbus is putting the finishing touches on a plan to buy as many as 85 flood-damaged homes at a cost of around six million dollars. WFIU's Colin Bishop has more...

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