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Local Live – Chris Wolf

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Chris Wolf sits down with his guitar to play us some songs from his album, “The Wolfman” and a song inspired by one of his influences, John Prine. The stories underlying the songs vary in theme from dark to humorous to endearing. 1.) Beater with a Heater 2.) If I Was the Devil 3.) Crossroads to Nowhere 4.) My Favoritest …

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EcoReport – Jim Nelson: The Choral Reefs of Florida and the Caribbean, Part 2

In today’s EcoReport, we bring you part two of an interview with Jim Nelson, in which he discusses the condition of coral reefs in Florida and the Caribbean.

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Standing Room Only – Native American Church

On February 27th, the Mathers Museum of World Culture hosted Daniel Swan, Curator of Ethnology at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History at University of Oklahoma, to speak of the musical instruments used in Native American Church. Swan says that the musical instruments used in Peyotism provide an important opportunity to consider the role of material culture and music …

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Books Unbound – “Lost Borders” by Mary Hunter Austin, Part 1

Mary Hunter Austin was born in Illinois in 1868 and died in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1934. Her father encouraged her interest in writing, but died when she was only ten. Her mother considered fiction mere “storying” akin to lying, and found Mary too insistent about shaping her identity as an individual. Mary did attend college, and earned a …

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EcoReport – Jim Nelson: The Choral Reefs of Florida and the Caribbean

In today’s EcoReport, in Part One of an interview with Jim Nelson, he discusses the condition of coral reefs in Florida and the Caribbean.

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Ins and Outs of Money – Level Up at the Library

Kevin MacDowell, manager of Monroe County Public Library’s two new digital creativity centers, introduces us to Level Up, an all-ages productivity lab. All that’s needed to develop high-tech skills for saving AND earning money is a free library card—and a willingness to learn.

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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

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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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