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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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Ins and Outs of Money – The Lease You Could Do to Be Money Smart

Late summer may be move-in season, but many leases on apartments and houses are signed months earlier. Stacee Williams of Indiana Student Legal Services offers tips on avoiding common costly leasing mistakes.

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Local Live – Kenan Rainwater Band


Local Indiana boy Kenan Rainwater and company explore new songwriting territory and share with us new music from his new release “The River Flows”. 1. Doin’ Alright 2. Oh My, My 3. Let the River Flow 4. No Home without You 5. Indiana Holding You Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Dan Withered, Adam Reichle, and Ilze Akerbergs Produced by …

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Firehouse Sessions – Glen Hansard


Irish singer-songwriter and bandleader Glen Hansard stopped by for a very special Firehouse Session before a sold-out show at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. He is best-known for his work with The Frames and the Swell Season, as well as his lead role in the musical film Once, which won the Oscar for Best Original Song. Next month, Hansard releases a tribute …

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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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