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EcoReport – Eyewitness Accounts: Logging at Yellowwood State Forest

In today’s EcoReport feature, two area residents who live adjacent to Yellowwood State Forest share their firsthand experiences of the impacts of logging on Indiana’s public lands. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:43 — 8.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Daily Local News – August 6, 2014

Loretta Rush has been selected as Indiana’s next Chief Justice; The city of Bloomington on Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs is asking for nominations for the Latino Leader Award and Agency/Organization Award; Local husband and wife photographers Peggy and John Woodcock are the featured artists this month in Bloomington’s City Hall Showers Atrium; SafeWise has ranked Ellettsville as one …

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Local Live – Nate Johnson & The Keepers


Saxophonist and blues singer Nate Johnson brings in his band of seasoned musicians for a session of fun and funky blues jams. 1. Nate the Great 2. Down in the Valley (Otis Redding cover) 3. You’re So Unhappy 4. Not Gonna Take it Anymore 5. Bring it on Home (Sam Cooke cover) CREDITS Hosted by JR “Jar” Turner Engineered by …

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Daily Local News – August 5, 2014

Some companies may soon be exempt from Bloomington’s new regulations on chain businesses downtown; A study released today by a conservative think tank claims Governor Mike Pence’s Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 will damage the state’s economy; A majority of students at Indiana’s public universities are women, but most of those who govern the schools are men; The annual Forbes list …

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Activate! – Lotus World Music & Arts Festival

Crystal Ritter talks about her decade of experience as a volunteer with Lotus and the amazing sense of community that her commitment has brought to her life. Also, volunteer opportunities for Lotus and other organization around town. Links: Lotus Education & Arts Foundation Lotus Festival Volunteering Volunteer Opportunities Calendar Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:18 — 4.9MB)Subscribe: …

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Highlights from the Monroe County 4H Fair

MC Fair

The Monroe County Fair concluded this weekend, WFHB Correspondent Hondo Thompson was on location speaking to the vendors, attendees and organizers who come together for the annual celebration of summer in Monroe County, for today’s community report. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:24 — 7.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Daily Local News – August 4, 2014

Work begins today on a new greenspace surrounding the Ivy Tech John Waldron Art Center; A group of Indiana firefighters, police officers and emergency medical providers announced today that they have signed a legal brief in support of marriage equality in Indiana; Last Friday, the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County launched a fundraising campaign with a goal of …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #29


Hosted by Dave Seastrom and Vera Grubbs. First aired Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 9 AM on WFHB ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Bees in Indiana: a roundtable discussion with Chuck Wills Essay by Jeff Tryon: “Our Brown County” Larry Pejeau, CEO of the Brown County Community Foundation John Mills, former Brown County School Board member …

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Books Unbound – Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Part 10

James Joyce was a pioneering writer of modernist fiction and poetry, known for his innovative prose style and complex wordplay. Born in 1882 in Dublin, Joyce left Ireland at the age of twenty to study in Paris. Within months, he started his first novel, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Published in 1914, A Portrait established Joyce …

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Local Live – Minus World

With their fresh E.P. on the shelves, Minus World joins the Local Live crew to rock out and take us to some secret levels. Songs: 1. Ins and Outs 2. Untitled 1 3. Untitled 2 4. Absolute Zero Minus World: Greg Moore (guitar, vocals), Greg Simpson (drums, vocals), Jared Coyle (bass) Produced by Erin Tobey Engineered by Jim Lang, Dan …

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