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The Top Stories of 2014: Politics and Development in Downtown Bloomington

Our coverage this evening focuses on the rapid growth of apartments, hotels and other businesses in the heart of Bloomington. We looked back at Mayor Mark Kruzan’s attempts to restrict chain restaurants downtown, Habitat for Humanity’s new subdivision in the B-Line woods, Old National Bank’s plans for Kirkwood Avenue and controversy over giving a tax break to million-dollar penthouses. The …

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Local Live – Craig Thurston


Singer-songwriter Craig Thurston revists WFHB’s Local Live to perform and share his love for the iconic folk singers of the past. SONGS 1. Back in the Crazy Days 2. Shine 3. The Fire is Burning 4. Burning Bridges 5. Mad All the Time Recorded live on December 10, 2015.

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Bloomington Beware! – Year End Review

Well, the old year is fast running out. It’s Christmas Eve already, WFHB News is on hiatus this week, and that means Bloomington Beware won’t be repeated in the evening as usual. So listen up and make a special effort to clue your friends and family in on any of this news they might be able to use. We’ve reported …

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The Top Stories of 2014: Follow the Money

Our coverage this evening focuses on major changes to Bloomington’s city government following the discovery of an embezzlement scheme within the Public Works Department. Herald Times editor Bob Zaltsberg joins Joe and Alycin for a look back beginning in March when federal authorities charged former city engineer Justin Wykoff with 24 counts of embezzlement. Wykoff was accused of collaborating with …

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The Top Stories of 2014 – Sexual Assault on Campus

This spring Indiana University was named as one of 50 universities under investigation by the federal government for title nine violations regarding handling of sexual violence complaints. Director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University Debby Herbenick joins Alycin and Joe to discuss 2014’s nation-wide dialog regarding sexual assualt. This year an effort to raise awareness regarding …

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Bloomington Beware! – Holiday Scams Part 3

More info and warnings about holiday-themed scams that are suckering all too many victims at a time when we all should be happy and trusting, instead of fearful and suspicious.

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Books Unbound – Heaven’s Cafe: A Miscellany for Solstice Eve

“Heaven’s Café” is a seasonal episode of Books Unbound featuring poetry from China, Germany, Mexico, Palestine, Cuba and England, with a tribute to the late Mark Strand and one of Dostoyevsky’s lesser-known stories, “The Christmas Tree and the Wedding”. The program explores seasonal themes of Heaven/the heavens: how we mark the season and align ourselves to celestial phenomena, and how …

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Hola Bloomington – December 19, 2014

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria, Carlos Bakota, Minerva Sosa, John Nieto-Phillips y Christie Popp hablan sobre la acción ejecutiva del presidente Obama sobre la reforma migratoria. Ademas, se habla sobre la importancia del voto Latino. Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria, Carlos Bakota, Minerva Sosa, John Nieto-Phillips y Christie Popp talk about President Obama’s executive action on …

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EcoReport – Mining Close to Home: IU Professor Michael Hendryx

This week on Ecoreport, IU Professor Michael Hendryx discusses the health implications of living near mining operations.

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The Top Stories of 2014: Parents Protest at Fairview Elementary

Today on the Top Stories of 2014, former school board candidate Brandon Shurr joins Alycin and Joe in the studio to discuss changes made at Fairview Elementary School and the ensuing protests from parents and students. The Top Stories of 2014 is a special production of WFHB News, looking back on the stories that define the year in news. From …

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