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With Statehouse Fighting Over Education, Ritz Stuck in the Middle

This year, Indiana Governor Mike Pence has called for the state’s legislative session to focus on education. Much of that focus has been directed toward Superintendent Glenda Ritz, with bills emerging to denounce her as chair of the State Board of Education. Some view the bills as partisan attacks, others see it as a necessary step for reform. WFHB news …

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Hola Bloomington – March 6, 2015

Hola Bloomington’s hosts Israel Herrera and Carlos Bakota host a special segment “Un Cafecito con…” The hosts interview the real Latino athletes that inspired the nation hit film “McFarland, USA.” They will also interview musicians from the Latin American Music Center about upcoming events. Los locutores de Hola Bloomington Israel Herrera y Carlos Bakota albergan un segmento de “Un Cafecito …

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Firehouse Sessions – Nora Jane Struthers


In the studio today for a new Firehouse Session is Nora Jane Struthers accompanied by Joe Overton.  Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line are here from Nashville, TN playing at local venue The Bishop whilst touring their new album “Wake”. We get the chance to chat with Struthers day 2 of her next hectic three month tour schedule across the USA.  Struthers chats to us about …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #36 – March 1, 2015

Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Vera Grubbs, Rick Fettig & Jeff Foster. First aired Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 9 AM on WFHB. ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Celtica-Logo-Hi-Def-300Musical guest Tammera Lane of CELTICA — interview and songs from Labyrinth Walk. Cari Ray returns with another For A Song, exploring the creative processes involved in songwriting. This …

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Local Live – Joe Donnelly and the Indulgences

Scott Kellogg & Joe Donnelly

Joe Donnelly and the Indulgences play us some tracks from their new album “Everyday.” Joe is a middle school band director and the song themes are drawn from that experience. SONGS 1. Everyday 2. Step One 3. Workin’ 4. Mud Covered Toes 5. I’m Getting Tired Joe Donnelly: Electric Guitar, Saxophone, Keyboard, Guitar Vocal Kevin MacDowell (AKA Kid Kazooey): Electric …

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EcoReport – Lee Sterrenburg: Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area

In today’s EcoReport feature, Lee Sterrenburg, Principal Bird Monitor at Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area, talks about the fifth annual Marsh Madness Sandhill Crane Festival, which will be held this Friday and Saturday near Linton, Indiana.

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Voices in the Street – “The madness of March is about to descend, what part will IU play???”

This week on the Voices in the Street:  “The madness of March is about to descend, what part will IU play???” The IU men’s basketball team has lost seven of its last eleven games after a 5-1 start in conference play, and their hopes for an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament have taken a huge hit with this relatively …

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New Measure Could Have Major Impact on Local Development

Last night the City Council passed a measure that could have major effects on development in Bloomington. WFHB correspondent Alycin Bektesh has that story for today’s WFHB community report.

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Daily Local News – March 5, 2015

A group concerned with environmental contamination in Bloomington is holding its first meeting this weekend; In April of this year the first ever Jan Vickers Film Scoring Award will be presented to a student from the Composition Department in the IU Jacobs School of Music; The 35th annual Arts Fair on the Square has received approval to expand this year despite opposition …

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Public Transit Expansion Bill Introduced to Indiana House of Representatives

A bill that could expand public transportation in rural parts of Monroe County got its first reading in the Indiana House of Representatives today. The bill has already passed in the Senate. Correspondent Sophia Saliby has the story behind the law, including concerns about its possible side effects, for today’s WFHB community report.

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