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Firehouse Sessions – Eleni Mandell

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Eleni Mandell stopped by the WFHB studios for a live Firehouse Session prior to her solo acoustic show at The Bishop on July 29, 2015. She performed three songs from her new album Dark Lights Up – “Someone to Love Like You”, “What Love Can Do”, and “China Garden Cafe”. Hosted by Jim Manion Engineered by Mike Chrastil & Jim …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #41: August 2015

Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Pam Raider, Vera Grubbs, Rick Fettig, Jeff Foster, with guest host Cari Ray. First aired Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 9 AM on WFHB. ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour:  Musical guests: The Boxcar Annies (Heather Elkins, Gabrielle Steenburger and Barry Elkins) Interviews with arborist Rick Patrick and author Ruth Anne Ingraham on Invasive Species Jeff Tryon’s My Brown County: “Stolen Watermelons” …

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Books Unbound – Elizabeth Stoddard and the 1860s, Part Six: ‘Two Men’ Chapters 6-9

Two Men, the second novel by Elizabeth Stoddard (1823–1902), was published in 1865, in the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, but is set before the war. Reviews were either mixed, recognizing the originality of her talent but faulting her preoccupations and technique, or hostile to the point of irrationality: Stoddard’s worst critics—all male—found it difficult to accept her undermining …

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EcoReport IN Nature – Night Heron

Today’s EcoReport IN Nature features the Night Heron.

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EcoReport – Will Potter: “The Green Scare”

In today’s EcoReport feature: On July 24th, the U.S. government charged two California activists with terrorism because of their involvement in releasing minks from fur farms. But private industries and the U.S. government have been active for decades trying to brand actions taken in defense of animals and the environment as criminal or terrorist acts. In September of 2012, EcoReport …

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Voices in the Street – Celestial Discoveries, New Horizons: What the first images of Pluto mean for planet Earth

The New Horizons Satellite recently transmitted the first clear images of Pluto (a celestial body recently demoted to plantessimal-status due to its size and irregular orbit) back to earth. Pluto resides in the Kuiper belt and we are the first peoples ever to see high resolution images of its topography. In the wake of this mission, costing upwards of $700 …

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State Board of Education to Vote on Reducing Requirements for Teacher’s Licenses

Next Wednesday the Indiana Board of Education is scheduled to vote on new standards for how some teachers get licenses. The Department of Education has recommended lowering the testing requirements for early childhood educators. The mandatory test scores would be reduced in mathematics, science, social studies and English Language Arts. The vote comes amid a teacher shortage in Indiana. The …

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Daily Local News – July 30, 2015

The Indiana Health Department has wrapped up its investigation into Planned Parenthood facilities across the state; U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly of Indiana voted against the Senate’s six-year Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill today after an amendment he and Jeff Flake of Arizona introduced was not picked up as part of the bill; The Monroe County Council debated Tuesday where to find …

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Better Beware – Travel Scams

The Federal Trade Commission is warning about online hotel-booking scams. There are various ways fraudsters prey on travelers; here’s a roadmap to the swindles and directions on how to avoid the potholes.

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Local Live – Slip Me 5

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Lulu, Lucky, Lunchmeat and Ron of Slip Me 5 stop by the WFHB studios to perform some jazz standards. They’re a newly formed band who play swing tunes that will get you out of your seat and moving to the rhythm. 1.) Blue Skies – Irving Berlin 2.) Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby – Louis Jordan …

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