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The 812

Steve Volan / Plateia Media

The 812 is a daily show about the basic workings of city government in Bloomington, Indiana. Hosted by Steve Volan, a recently-retired five-term member of Bloomington's City Council, The 812's primary feature is a half-hour interview with elected and appointed officials in city government, as well as with members of boards, commissions and not-for-profits providing services to the city. Produced by Plateia Media.

034: Scott Robinson, Former Director of Planning & TransportationMarch 01, 2024
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033: Kate Rosenbarger, Councilmember (D2) -- Plus, Eclipse Day PrepFebruary 29, 2024
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032: Dr. Gloria Howell, Chair, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration CommissionFebruary 28, 2024
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031: Beth Cate, Former Corporation Counsel, on Defending a CityFebruary 27, 2024
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030: The812 Digest for the Week of February 20 -- Austin, Bruce, RuffFebruary 26, 2024
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029: Steve Volan, on the Doppelgänger City that is an American University CampusFebruary 23, 2024
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028: Doug Bruce, Architect and Member of the Capital Improvements Board, on the Convention Center's FutureFebruary 22, 2024
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027: Matt Austin, Commission on Sustainability: On Chickens and Compost and What Sustainability IsFebruary 21, 2024
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026: Andy Ruff, Councilmember (At-Large), on Bloomington Then and NowFebruary 20, 2024
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025: The 812 Digest for the Week of February 13 -- Krebbs & Whitmill, Wisler, HenryFebruary 19, 2024
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024: David Henry, Democratic Party Chair, on How Caucuses WorkFebruary 16, 2024
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023: Brad Wisler, President, Plan Commission: How Buildings Get Built in TownFebruary 15, 2024
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022: The 812 Primer, Lesson 2: The City's DepartmentsFebruary 14, 2024
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021: The Monroe County Humane Association's Role in Animal Welfare in BloomingtonFebruary 13, 2024
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020: The 812 Digest for the Week of February 6February 12, 2024
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019: Courtney Daily, Candidate (2 of 3) for the Council District 5 VacancyFebruary 09, 2024
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018: Gabe Gloden of Constellation Stage and Screen, on Rescuing a Public VenueFebruary 08, 2024
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017: Hopi Stosberg, Councilmember (D3), on the Importance of Cities for SchoolsFebruary 07, 2024
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016: Beverly Calender-Anderson, the City's Chief Kindness OfficerFebruary 06, 2024
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015: Gilmore, Brown, Zulich: A Digest of the Week of Jan. 29February 05, 2024
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014: Sydney Zulich, Councilmember (D6), on Youth and PoliticsFebruary 02, 2024
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013: Introducing The Primer...Lesson One: Bloomington as a Second-Class CityFebruary 01, 2024
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012: Buff Brown, Transportation Activist, in the Long Fight to Wean Bloomington from CarsJanuary 31, 2024
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011: Rev. Forrest Gilmore, Executive Director, Beacon Inc.January 30, 2024
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010: The812's Digest for the Week of January 22January 29, 2024
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