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Current person in role: Jar Turner (2015-present)

EcoReport – Beyond Coal with Matt Skuya

In today’s EcoReport feature, Matt Skuya from the Sierra Club talks about their Beyond Coal campaign and some reasons to support renewable energy in Indiana.

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Interview with Grant Street Jazz Festival Organizer David Miller

This weekend marks the third annual Grant Street Jazz Festival. Organizer David Miller joined WFHB Jazz Programmer Ray Zdonek to speak about the local jazz scene last night – their talk here, in today’s community report.

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Daily Local News – August 21, 2014

On August 16, researchers at Indiana University presented a study on the perception of mutual love in straight and LGBT relationships; Last week, Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly sent a letter requesting military aid be sent to Kiev. Senator Donnelly joined Arizona Senator John McCain in asking President Barack Obama to send supplies to aid the Ukrainian government; One of the …

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Bloomington Beware! – Back to School

Our annual warning about the local population explosion, and a tipoff to college students that the sharks are out there, smelling — not blood, but their (and their parents’) money!

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Ribbon Cut at New Bloomington Transit Building

WFHB News director Alycin Bektesh attended this mornings ribbon cutting ceremony for Bloomington transits new downtown facility and brings us this community report.

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Daily Local News – August 19, 2014

This morning marked the official move-in time for freshman students of Indiana University; A federal judge has ruled Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states; Mayor Mark Kruzan has appointed Jeff Underwood as the new City of Bloomington Controller starting September 2; A study released by researchers at IU School of Medicine has found that one of the …

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Local Live Remote – Drekka

Local Live on WFHB brings us to The Bishop for our monthly remote broadcast with an exclusive performance from Drekka. Songs: 1) Abby 2) Optigan 3) Revelation 4) Piano (interlude) 5) Phosphorescent 6) Pact Originally broadcast on August 8, 2014.

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Local Live Remote – Vollmar

Local Live on WFHB brings us to The Bishop for our monthly remote broadcast with an exclusive performance from Vollmar. Songs: 1. Open Window 2. Simple Tune 3. The Light Was Awfully Fast 4. Abby 5. Ice Cube in the River 6. The Only One 7. Hope in Your Eyes? 8. Nana 9. I Want to See You Again 10. …

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Indiana’s Childhood Poverty Rate

The 2014 Kids County data book was released this month – evaluating the well being of children in each state. Today, WFHB news director Alycin Beketsh speaks with Indiana Youth Institute President and CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz about Indiana’s childhood poverty rate for today’s community report. Links: The 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book

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Daily Local News – August 18, 2014

Bloomington Transit began operations out of the newly built downtown public transit center today, with several slight adjustments to route times; Monroe County should soon be processing its own recyclables; The Monroe County School Board is an elected body tasked with overseeing the local public school system; A national group is pressing Indiana to adopt a climate action plan. FEATURE …

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