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Books Unbound – “The Burning Secret” by Stefan Zweig, Part 2

Stefan Zweig was an Austrian Jew whose books were among the first burned by the Nazis in 1933. He was one of the most beloved writers of the 1920s and 30s, but he committed suicide in Brazil in 1942, despairing that the Old Europe he loved was lost. His novella “The Burning Secret” shows the psychoanalytic influence of his friend …

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Local Live – Hoot von Woot

Husband and Wife duo Hoot von Hoot share their music and explain the concept of “primitive beard fishing”. Check it out! SONGS 1.Forbidden 2. Let Me Die In Your Arms 3. Chicken Hawk 4. At Every Show 5. One Man’s Trash

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Firehouse Sessions – Amanda Shires

In the studio today for a new Firehouse Session is Amanda Shires. Amanda Shires is in town for her show as opener for Richard Thompson at the Buskirk Chumley Theatre whilst touring her new album “Down Fell the Doves” Besides making music as a solo artist, Shires also tours with husband Jason Isbell. When Amanda Shires goes on tour, she …

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Firehouse Sessions – Joan Shelley

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Joan Shelley is a singer-songwriter from Louisville, Kentucky. She stopped by WFHB for a Firehouse Session before her show at The Backdoor. This session features songs from her new album Electric Ursa. SONGS 1. “Something Small” 2. “Over and Even” 3. “Easy Now” Hosted by Jim Manion Engineered by Jim Lang & Dan Withered Produced by Katie Moulton Originally aired …

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Standing Room Only – Get to know your local candidates Part 3 of 6

On Tuesday, September 29, in the Bloomington City Council Chambers four candidates discussed their qualifications for City Council district 1 and 2 in Monroe County. The session consisted of expert commentary and Audience Q&A. Candidates for City Council seat 1 are Shelli Yoder (D), and Nelson Shaffer (R). The candidates for City Council Seat 2 are Ryan Cobine (D), Brian …

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EcoReport – Collaboration in Turkey to solve environmental issues

In today’s EcoReport feature, our former co-producer and current foreign corespondent Filiz Cicek reports from an event in Turkey where governments, private corporations and college students collaborated to solve environmental challenges.

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Local Live – Lost Catfish

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Blues-rock trio Lost Catfish joins us in the studio for an exclusive live performance. SONGS 1. Factory Work 2. Untamed Touch 3. The Wolf Song 4. Handle With Care 5. Woman Got No Soul Lost Catfish is Jack Whittle – Guitar/Vocals, Steve Laine – Bass/Vocals, The Reverend Taylor Allen Harmon – Drums

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Books Unbound – “The Burning Secret” by Stefan Zweig, Part 1

Stefan Zweig was an Austrian Jew whose books were among the first burned by the Nazis in 1933. He was one of the most beloved writers of the 1920s and 30s, but he committed suicide in Brazil in 1942, despairing that the Old Europe he loved was lost. His novella “The Burning Secret” shows the psychoanalytic influence of his friend …

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Bloomingfoods employees and co-op members rally during annual meeting in support of unionization

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WFHB Correspondent David Murphy attended Bloomingfood’s annual meeting last week and an accompanying rally by those who support a recent effort by workers to form a union. Today we hear comments from the rally for our Daily Local News community report.

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Daily Local News – October 20, 2014

Monroe County is moving forward with plans to build a parking garage in downtown Bloomington; Indiana is ramping up efforts to protect Hoosiers from the Ebola Virus; The Monroe County Branch of the NAACP will be hosting the 2014 NAACP State Convention this weekend; The city of Bloomington is sponsoring an event to provide citizens with information on the 2014-2015 …

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