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The Ins and Outs of Money – Time to Start Your Vegetable Garden!

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With the freezing temperatures and snowfalls, you might think it’s way too early to start thinking about raising a garden. For Stephanie Solomon of Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, though, this is the perfect time of year to start seeds indoors for earlier harvests of vegetables—and savings.

Activate! – Broadview: Mary Hawkins

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MCCSC Adult Education volunteer Mary Hawkins talks about working with ESL students at Broadview Learning Center. Also, volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network.

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MCCSC Adult Education Broadview Learning Center
ESL Tutor at Broadview Learning Center
Bloomington Worldwide Friendship Host
Lotus Education and Arts Foundation

Daily Local News – February 9, 2015

The Monroe County Commissioners approved a measure on Friday that signals the beginning of a southern bypass around Bloomington; The city of Bloomington has cancelled its controversial plan to kill deer in the Griffy Lake Nature Preserve; The Indiana House of Representatives is expected to vote today to approve a bill that would strip power from Glenda Ritz, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction; The IU Cinema has announced that French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet will no longer be able to lecture as part of the Jorgensen Spring Lecture Series.

FEATURE
Family members of a missing Bloomfield woman are using social media to track down more information about her disappearance. Meanwhile, state police say they are still working on several leads. We have that story for today ‘s WFHB community report.

ACTIVATE!
MCCSC Adult Education volunteer Mary Hawkins talks about working with ESL students at Broadview Learning Center. Also, volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network.

CREDITS
Anchors: Taylor Telford & Doug Storm
Today’s headlines were written by David Murphy and Joe Crawford
Along with Alycin Bektesh for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Sarah Panfil
Activate! is produced by Jennifer Whitaker, along with the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network
Our engineer is Chris Martin,
Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.
Managing Producer is Alycin Bektesh
Executive producer is Joe Crawford.

Family members reach out through social media for missing Bloomfield teen

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10934129_972269949467505_7970005201726946982_o[1]Family members of a missing Bloomfield woman are using social media to track down more information about her disappearance. Meanwhile, state police say they are still working on several leads. We have that story for today ‘s WFHB community report.

https://www.facebook.com/FindMarinaBoelter

Local Live – Batuquê Trio

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Joining us for this week’s Local Live is the Batuquê Trio, blending Latin jazz styles, from the folkloric roots of Cuban and Brazilian music to contemporary trends in Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and Caribbean jazz.

Batuquê Trio is: Jamaal Baptiste – piano. Natalie Boeyink – bass. Andy Smith – drums

SONGS
1. “Samba Litoral”
2. “Gumbo de Forró”
3. “A menina nas ondas (Wave Jumper)”
4. “Smiling Faces”
5. “Carmina’s Dawn”

Hosted by Frankie Ferrell
Engineered by Jim Lang & Dan Withered
Produced by Erin Tobey
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Originally aired January 28, 2015

Alyce Miller: Granting Legal Rights to Non-Human Animals

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In today’s Ecoreport feature, Alyce Miller talks about the movement to grant legal rights to non-human animals.

EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely eco-related headline news, a feature interview or event recording, and a calendar of events of interest to the environmentally conscious.

Local Live – Nate Gibson & Jerry Miller

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WFHB gets rough and rowdy with local old-school country rockabilly stars Nate Gibson & Jerry Miller, with special guests Mike Lee and Tim Moore.

SONGS
1. (I’ve got) A Hole In My Pocket
2. Huggin & Chalkin
3. Remington Ride
4. Guitar in Orbit
5. Love-a-Rama
6. The Beauties of Your Natural Gas

Hosted by Jar Turner
Engineered by Jim Lang & Dan Withered
Produced by Erin Tobey
Executive Produced is Jim Manion

Brown County Hour – Episode #35 – February 1, 2015

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Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Vera Grubbs, Rick Fettig & Jeff Foster.

First aired Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 9 AM on WFHB.

☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour:

  • Musical guests Hamilton Creek perform LIVE in BCH Studio B — interview and songs.
    l-r Frank Hilligoss/bass, Dave Conner/mandolin, Neil Smith/guitar & Dan Harden/banjo

    HAMILTON CREEK l-r Frank Hilligoss/bass, Dave Conner/mandolin, Neil Smith/guitar & Dan Harden/banjo

  • Cari Ray returns with another For A Song, wherein she explores the creative processes involved in finding your muse… even with a broken leg.
  • Arborist Rick Patrick shares his take on IDNR logging practices in another WoodWatch segment.
  • BC entrepreneur Harry Hopkins of Brockwood Farm tells the stories of his Stall-sifter and Worm-siftermachines.
  • Don Crum with info on the BC Youth Music Showcase coming up Feb 28.
  • Rachel Perry shares a tall tale about love and moonshine.
  • Rick Fettig with an essay on squirrels.
  • Dave Seastrom delivers an update on construction progress with the new BCH studio.
  • Poetry by Gunther Flumm: Voodoo voodoo. 
✇ Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

Bill to Increase the Cost of Solar Energy

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A bill sponsored by Indiana State Representitive Eric Koch, from Bedford, could increase the cost of solar energy. We bring you a report on that now for today’s WFHB community report.

Daily Local News – January 27, 2015

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The Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 has been approved; A bill has moved forward in the Indiana State Senate to a provide coordinator to the Hoosier Women Veterans Program; The congressman who represents most of the WFHB listening area has introduced another bill to limit President Obama’s power.

FEATURE
A bill sponsored by Indiana State Representitive Eric Koch, from Bedford, could increase the cost of solar energy. We bring you a report on that now for today’s WFHB community report.

INS AND OUTS OF MONEY
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CREDITS
Today’s headlines were written by David Murphy
Along with Joe Crawford for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Anna Legge
The Ins and Outs of Money is produced by Dan Withered, in partnership with the Monroe County Public Library and The United Way of Monroe County.
Our engineer is Jose Rodriguez
Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.
Managing Producer is Joe Crawford,
Executive Producer is Alycin Bektesh.

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