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Daily Local News – June 9, 2014

The state wants to shift responsibility for – and associated costs of – maintaining some state roads to county administrations, including Monroe County; Before Interstate Sixty Nine construction ever makes way up State Road Thirty-Seven, the Indiana Department of Transportation will be addressing issues of aging roadways between Bloomington and Martinsville; More than ninety percent of water utility customers use …

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Indiana Legislators to Study Medical Device Industry

This summer a committee at the Statehouse is asking what it can do to help one of Indiana’s largest industries, medical device manufacturing. The move comes at the request of State Representative Terri Austin from Anderson. Assistant News Director Joe Crawford spoke with Austin about what she wants to see from the study committee for today’s WFHB feature exclusive.

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Activate! – Habitat for Humanity: Meagan Niese & Wendy Goodlit

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Meagan Niese and Wendy Goodlit from Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County talk about the Habitat volunteer experience and how you can become a part of the effort. To sign up, go to

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Firehouse Follies – Behind the Green Door

Recorded live at the Ivy Tech Waldon Whikehart Auditorium on June 1, 2014.

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Books Unbound – Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Part 2

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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Daily Local News – June 5, 2014

The city of Bloomington committed to paying its share of a $3.3 million road construction project June 3rd; Graduate students in the Indiana Univesity School of Public and Environmental Affairs have just released a report on their findings of how rural fire departments can cut costs and boost response times; Monroe County and the City of Bloomington are approaching an …

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IU History Prof. Padric Kenney on Ukraine

Ukraine recently elected a new President, to replace the one who fled the country after mounting violent demonstrations in the capital. In the wake of the removal of the President Yanakovich, the Crimea region has separated and joined Russia and other sections in the East and south are now threatening separation also. Ukrainians, as well as foreign leaders and external …

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Local Live – Brian


Long-winded and full of folklore and stories, traveling musician Brian stops in the studio to share his tales from the road and observations on life. Songs: 1. Who Is Jesus 2. Playing off the Scoundrel 3. Talkin’ Hard Heroes 4. The Businessman’s Daughter (Traditional) 5. It’s Time I Go 6. Talkin’ Goin’ Down The Road Broke Blues 7. Hello Bottle …

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EcoReport – Bruce Stevens & Jesse Kharbanda: Prespectives on the Future of Indiana Coal

This week, the Obama administration announced new regulations mandating a 30% cut in carbon emissions from fossil fuel power plants. President Obama’s climate change agenda is intended to spur other countries to action when negotiations on a new international treaty begin next year. In today’s EcoReport feature, we examine various perspectives on the Obama Administration regulation of coal emissions. First, …

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Bloomington Beware! – RFID

Radio Frequency ID is now coming into use in America, and a woman in Georgia has already had her identity stolen…just by hugging a stranger. Here’s what we know about the danger, and what you can do about it.

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