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Firehouse Sessions – crash

The artist known as crash paid a visit to the WFHB studios while on tour with the Communion clubnight series. An erstwhile member of the Magnetic Zeroes, crash recently released his solo debut, Hardly Criminal, and its lead single “Motional Animal” has been a hit among our volunteer deejays. A Louisiana boy now living in California, crash brings a distinctive …

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Firehouse Follies – Ukulele Lady

WFHB Firehouse Follies Presents “Ukulele Lady” The Unusual Suspects Radio Acting Company Special Guest: Mark Stuart Featuring: The Uketones The WFHB Gospel Gurlz The Firehouse Rounders Arbutus Cuningham Originally aired on September 7, 2014 at the Ivy Tech Waldron Whikehart Auditorium

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Daily Local News – September 22, 2014

Former Monroe county auditor Amy Gerstman was sentenced Friday to three months on house arrest for using county issued credit cards for personal purchases; Starting October 1, registering for a handgun permit in Indiana will be conducted electronically; New research from Purdue University reveals that young adults who frequent the college bar scene are the most likely demographic to sell …

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Bloomingfoods employees and co-op members rally in support of Unionization

Supporters of the unionization of employees of Bloomingfoods rallied in front of the West 6th outlet last Thursday. Around fifty people gathered late Thursday afternoon to talk about the unionization drive and to listen to speakers on the issue. Daily Local News correspondent David Murphy was at the rally to interview an assortment of attendees, including a union organizer from …

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Activate! – Bloomington Community Orchard: Stephen Hale


Stephen Hale talks about his work with the Bloomington Community Orchard and the connections it creates to people, community and the earth. Also, more local growing volunteer opportunities from the Bloomington Volunteer Network. Links: Bloomington Community Orchard Bloomington Community Orchard Work & Learn Days Cider Fest Farmers’ Market Outreach

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Firehouse Sessions – Iron and Wine


Sam Beam, better known by his stage name of Iron & Wine, visited the WFHB studios before playing a sold-out show at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. Over the last two Iron & Wine albums, Beam has expanded his sound with bigger arrangements, dabbling in jazz and R&B, and touring with a twelve-piece band. On this short tour, however, Iron & Wine …

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Books Unbound – Frankenstein, Part 6

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was 18 when she and her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley, visited some literary friends and got involved in a challenge, to see who could write the most frightening story. Out of a group that included the poet Lord Byron, only Mary’s story of a scientist who goes too far has lasted as a landmark of fantastic literature. …

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Activate! – Brown Co Humane/Pets Alive: Ingrid Skoog

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Ingrid Skoog, animal lover and long time volunteer with both Brown County Humane and Pets Alive!, talks about the importance of plugging into the community through your passion and the wonder of seeing your service bring results. Also, more volunteer opportunities to use teaching skills here in Bloomington from the Volunteer Network. Links: Brown County Humane Pets Alive Kennel Care …

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Questions for Governor Pence from Superintendent Glenda Ritz

Indiana Superintendent Glenda Ritz received more votes in the 2012 election than Governor Mike Pence yet has been stymied by his administration throughout her first term. In fact, speaking to the Bloomington Press Club this afternoon Ritz said during this upcoming legislative session, Pence could sign away the state’s  education budget to a new agency that he created. Her remarks …

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Daily Local News – September 15, 2014

Ahead of a statewide launch of the “Moral Mondays” movement in Indianapolis this weekend, Bloomington’s Moral Monday contingent is holding a meeting this evening at 7pm in meeting room one-bee of the Monroe County Public Library; Indiana health officials are reporting an increase in the number of children with respiratory illnesses; Starting October 10, IU’s Grunwald Gallery will be showcasing …

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