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Colin Bishop

WFIU News Reporter

Recent Posts by Colin Bishop

December 26, 2008


Brown County Ornament Hangs on White House Tree

This year's White House Christmas tree is glowing with yuletide cheer with help from a Brown County artist.

December 26, 2008


Pizzeria Trades Stocks for Slices

An Indiana pizza parlor owner is pitching his own bailout plan for Hoosiers reeling in the recession. For customers short of cash, he'll take stock shares in return for pizza pies.

December 22, 2008


Governor’s School Consolidation Plan Questioned

Part of Governor Mitch Daniels’ plan for sweeping local government reform is aimed at state schools. One of the governor’s proposals is to consolidate school districts with fewer than a thousand students. WFIU’s Colin Bishop looks into the potential impact of the plan....

November 21, 2008


Pedaling to the Pacific

Over the summer, a 30-something couple from Bloomington took a cross country trip to the California coast. On its own, it's the sort of vacation thousands take every year. But what sets this road trip apart was how they did it: with pedal power.

October 22, 2008


Police Drop Probe of Terre Haute Racial Incident

The Terre Haute police have called off their investigation into an incident last month where a swastika was painted on the home of an interracial couple.

September 15, 2008


Study: HIV-positive Hoosiers Face Discrimination

A new study from an Indiana University researcher suggests there's significant discrimination against people with HIV living in Indiana's rural areas.

September 8, 2008


Twain Award Goes to IU Professor

IU distinguished professor of English Scott Sanders will receive the 2009 Mark Twain Award for his "distinguished contributions to Midwestern literature."

August 22, 2008


ISU Aims to Increase Enrollment

Indiana State University officials are making a push to improve the school's enrollment and retention numbers.

August 19, 2008


Cummins to Fund Columbus Construction Project

Plans to build a downtown Columbus parking garage with city funds have been left in the dust, with the recent announcement that manufacturing giant Cummins will pay $3 million to expedite construction.

August 15, 2008


More Police to Spend Day at Schools

A program placing police officers in Monroe County schools is expanding. With students returning to classes earlier this week, more law enforcement officers are already roaming the halls.

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