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Books Unbound – Hospital Sketches’ by Louisa May Alcott, Part Three

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Both Louisa May Alcott and Walt Whitman were profoundly affected by the aftermath of the Battle of Fredericksburg during the American Civil War. In today’s episode, Alcott’s alter-ego nurse stays by the side of the mortally wounded soldier John, who embodies wartime ideals of nobility in suffering and self-sacrifice. Her account, read by Sarah Torbeck, is complemented by one of …

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Local Live – Rambling Brambles

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Alt-country trio Rambling Brambles blow through WFHB’s Local Live Studio for a live performance and interview! SONGS 1. Cadmium Red 2. The City Dark 3. More to Learn 4. Don’t Stop Loving Me 5. Stars Above 6. Caroline Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang and Dan Withered Produced by Frankie Farrell Executive Producer is Jim Manion Podcast: Play …

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Local Live – Jesse Lacy

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The first Local Live session of 2016 brings the return of Jesse Lacy for a live performance and interview! SONGS 1. Something More 2. Nobody Gives It Time 3. Harder Than Diamonds 4. Pack Of Dogs Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang, Dan Withered Produced by Frankie Farrell Executive Producer is Jim Manion Podcast: Play in new window …

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Books Unbound – ‘Hospital Sketches’ by Louisa May Alcott, Part Two

ca. 1861-1865, Nashville, Tennessee, Confederate States of America --- Two wounded Federal soldiers are cared for by Anne Bell, a nurse during the American Civil War. --- Image by © CORBIS

The dauntless nurse of Hospital Sketches gains a deeper understanding of the effects of war from the wounded men she cares for in the second part of Louisa May Alcott’s fictionalized memoir. Beloved as the author of Little Women, Alcott drew on her own brief service as a Union nurse during the Civil War in creating an authentic voice that …

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Better Beware! – Indiana Top Ten Part 2

Here are the rest of the ways fraudsters sucked over a million dollars out of Indiana in 2015…as far as the Indiana Attorney General knows. All too many scams aren’t reported! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Self-Described “Conservative” Charter School Approved for Monroe County

Today, supporters of a controversial new charter school in Monroe County announced they have received approval to open as soon as this coming August. The Seven Oaks Charter School was previously rejected by the Indiana Charter School Board. But the self-described “conservative” group organizing the school went around the state and received a charter from a private, evangelical Christian college …

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Daily Local News – January 20, 2016

In a new study Indiana University scientists have discovered that information in the brain travels through hubs not unlike air traffic; The Sustainability Coordinator for the city of Bloomington, Jacqui Bauer, presented the Bloomington Commission on Sustainability with information about the city’s development of a Certified Tech Park last week; In 2015 investigators with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security …

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Local Live – Unholy UFO

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Unholy UFO lands inside WFHB’s Local Live studio for a live performance and interview! SONGS 1. Everyday 2. Leaves Are Gone 3. It’s Happening 4. Local Idiot 5. Abraham’s Tent 6. Grass Fed God Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang, Dan Withered Produced by Frankie Farrell Executive Producer is Jim Manion Podcast: Play in new window | Download …

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Books Unbound – ‘Hospital Sketches’ by Louisa May Alcott, Part One

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Beloved as the author of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott drew on her service as a Union nurse during the Civil War for her first major literary success. Published in 1863, Hospital Sketches is a fictionalized memoir of her experiences, cut short when she was stricken by typhoid fever. Her health was permanently damaged by the mercury compound used at …

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Hola Bloomington – January 15, 2016

WFHB Community Radio’s Spanish language news & public affairs program  Locutores de HOLA Bloomington Minerva Sosa y Carlos Bakota platican sobre nuevos acontecimientos y noticias relevantes a nuestro estado, país, y ciudad. Además hablan sobre la agenda del nuevo alcalde de Bloomington, John Hamilton.  Hola Bloomington’s hosts Minerva Sosa and Carlos Bakota talk about current events and updates relating to our nation, state and …

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