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EcoReport – Lee Sterrenburg: Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area

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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.

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

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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 poor performance.  The Hoosiers face Michigan State on Saturday before the Big Ten Tournament begins, so Voices in the Street hit the streets to ask your friends and neighbors about IU’s season and what role they’ll play in March Madness!

New Measure Could Have Major Impact on Local Development

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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.

Daily Local News – March 5, 2015

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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 from nearby businesses; Ellettsville Fire Chief Michael Cornman has concerns about staffing in the Town Fire Department; Newly released data shows alarming trends regarding incarceration in Indiana.

FEATURE
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.

VOICES IN THE STREET
This week on the Voices in the Street: “The madness of March is about to descend, what part will IU play???”

CREDITS
Anchors: Carolyn VandeWiele, Scott Weddle
Today’s headlines were written by Anson Shupe and Joe Crawford
Along with Alycin Bektesh for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Alycin Bektesh
Voices in the Street was produced by Kelly Wherley,
Our engineers today are Jose Rodriguez and Jonathan Goethals
Our theme music is provided by the Impossible Shapes.
Managing Producer is Alycin Bektesh.
Executive Producer is Joe Crawford.

Public Transit Expansion Bill Introduced to Indiana House of Representatives

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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.

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

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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.

Local Live – Kenan Rainwater Band

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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 Erin Tobey
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Firehouse Sessions – Glen Hansard

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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 EP for late Bloomington musician Jason Molina, and he spoke emotionally about his friendship with Molina and performed the Songs:Ohia song “Hold On, Magnolia.”

SONGS
1. “Hold On, Magnolia” (Songs:Ohia cover)
2. “Paying My Way”

Hosted and Produced by Katie Moulton
Engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

City Leaders Respond to Plans to Relocate Bloomington Hospital

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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.

Firehouse Sessions – Dirk Powell & Riley Baugus

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Riley Baugus and Dirk Powell have been crossing musical paths since their teenage years. 30 years later they have officially teamed up as a duo, which brought them to Bloomington as part of the Lotus Blossoms series. They have just released their first duo album. “Tomorrow Morn”. On their visit to WFHB, they played old-time fiddle/banjo tunes, a Dock Boggs song, and a little Louisiana swamp blues.

SONGS
1. “Sally In The Garden/Breakin’ Up Christmas”
2. “The False Hearted Lover Blues”
3. “Drifiting Blues”

Hosted by Jim Manion
Engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered
Produced by Katie Moulton
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Originally aired on February 24, 2015.

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