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

Bill to Increase the Cost of Solar Energy

A bill sponsored by Indiana State Representitive Eric Koch, from Bedford, could increase the cost of solar energy. We bring you a report on that now for today’s WFHB community report.

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Daily Local News – January 27, 2015

The Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 has been approved; A bill has moved forward in the Indiana State Senate to a provide coordinator to the Hoosier Women Veterans Program; The congressman who represents most of the WFHB listening area has introduced another bill to limit President Obama’s power. FEATURE A bill sponsored by Indiana State Representitive Eric Koch, from Bedford, could …

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Ins and Outs of Money – Free Community Tax Service 2015

Commercial tax services can do your income tax filing and get your return to you quickly. But if your household income is under $53,000, you can get help from an IRS-certified tax preparer absolutely free of charge—and get your return just as quickly. Find out how you can take advantage of this year’s Free Community Tax Service at a location …

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Daily Local News – January 26, 2015

A fire at Village Deli yesterday afternoon has forced the restaurant to close; A Republican state representative is pushing a bill to allow firearms on Indiana’s college campuses; In a report released on Friday, the Human Rights Campaign listed Indiana as “High Priority to Achieve Basic Equality” regarding the treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens; Starting today crews …

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A Community Conversation with Local Law Enforcement

Last week the city of Bloomington hosted what was dubbed a community conversation with law enforcement. The public was invited to make comments and ask questions to a panel of local police. The two-hour event got heated at times, with many residents speaking about police violence and racial bias. We now bring you a portion of that conversation for today’s …

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Activate! – CASA: Angie Raymond


Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Angie Raymond explains the importance of this volunteer position to the children caught up in DCS cases and talks about the rewards of her own experience. Also, volunteer opportunities connected to the legal sector from the City of Bloomington’s Volunteer Network. LINKS CASA Middle Way House Protective Order Assistant CASA Volunteers

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Local Live – Opal Fly & KAPOW!


Ever heard of electroacousticragamafunkjazz? Well, you have now! Opal Fly & KAPOW! join us for an unforgettable Local Live performance and interview! SONGS 1. Allow Yourself to Coast 2. Here’s a Call 3. Newlyweds 4. Hypnotic Changes 5. Kick Opal Fly and KAPOW! is Opal Fly – vocals, guitar, saxophone. Mark Buschkill – bass. Donn Middleton – drums. Hosted by Jar Engineered by Dan Withered, Jim …

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Firehouse Sessions – Lyal Strickland

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In the studio today for a new Firehouse Session is Lyal Strickland. Lyal Strickland is here from Buffalo, MO whilst touring his new album “Balanced on Barb Wire”. Besides making music as a solo artist, Strickland is juggling the pursuits of farmer and touring songwriter. Lyal Strickland unexpectedly (and single-handedly) has taken over his family’s struggling cattle farm. He also discovered that there is no shortage of inspiration in …

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Ins and Outs of Money – Monroe County Energy Challenge

What would it take for Monroe County residents and businesses to cut energy use by 10 percent? Molly O’Donnell of Monroe County Energy Challenge thinks she knows the answer: 5 million dollars. Find out who’s putting up the money, what has to be done to meet the challenge, and how trying our best will benefit us all.

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Firehouse Sessions – Shannon Hayden

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Shannon Hayden is a 23-year-old cellist and composer doing creative and experimental solo performances augmented by sampling and looping technology and digital audio processing. Shannon has also recently been featured on albums and tours with Lily & Madeleine and Carrie Newcomer. Her latest album is Solid State Cello. She performed live on WFHB before her show at The Bishop. Hosted …

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