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Current person in role: Jar Turner (2015-present)

City Leaders Respond to Plans to Relocate Bloomington Hospital

Many in Bloomington have expressed concern and anger over the announcement that the IU Health Bloomington Hospital plans to move away from downtown. City leaders have responded, asking the hospital to stay in its current location. News Director Joe Crawford brings us that story for today’s WFHB community report.

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Firehouse Sessions – Dirk Powell & Riley Baugus

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Riley Baugus and Dirk Powell have been crossing musical paths since their teenage years. 30 years later they have officially teamed up as a duo, which brought them to Bloomington as part of the Lotus Blossoms series. They have just released their first duo album. “Tomorrow Morn”. On their visit to WFHB, they played old-time fiddle/banjo tunes, a Dock Boggs …

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Daily Local News – February 24, 2015

An electronics repair company has announced it plans to cut 320 jobs at its location in Bloomington; Today is the deadline for bills to get a second reading in the Indiana State legislature; In other news from the legislature, a Senate Joint Resolution with the potential to harm Indiana lakes and rivers was defeated by the Indiana State Senate today; …

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Local Live – Chainsaw Mondays

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On this week’s Local Live, Chainsaw Mondays rocks us the folk out with their unique blend of rock n’ roll, blistering horns and lyrical wit. Chainsaw Mondays is: Tim Baker: Electric guitar and vocals Michael Pruitt: Bass Scott Currie: Drums Aaron Comforty: Trumpet Ben Fowler: Baritone Sax SONGS 1. Country Blues No. 2 2. Water Dries 3. Door on a …

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Firehouse Sessions – The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

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The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band had the whole WFHB building shaking with their foot stomping country blues rave up. Playing three songs off their brand new album “So Delicious” they took us from the happy (Pot Roast and Kisses) to the angry (Scream At the Night) to the boastful and blistering (Front Porch Trained). These Brown County ambassadors of …

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Local Live REMOTE from The Blockhouse presents: Peter Oren

WFHB’s monthly Local Live REMOTE series breaks new ground inside the newly established Blockhouse studio with a special live performance by Peter Oren! Master of Ceremonies:  Jar Turner WFHB engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered Executive Producer is Jim Manion Originally aired live on February 4, 2015 in front of a live studio audience.

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Local Live REMOTE from The Blockhouse presents: WATER

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WFHB’s monthly Local Live REMOTE series breaks new ground inside the newly established Blockhouse studio with a special live performance by Water! SONGS 1. How Many Days 2. ¿Qué Hora es? 3. Quarter Til’ Ten 4. Looking For a Way 5. Get Down (Our Way) 6. Hanging Gardens Master of Ceremonies:  Jar Turner WFHB engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered Executive Producer …

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Local Citizens Sound Off On Islam

In the wake of the recent attacks on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo as well as continued fighting the group known as ISIS, there has been increased scrutiny of Islam in American media. Last night WFHB correspondent Sophia Saliby was on hand for a local conversation about Islam.

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

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.

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

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