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

Bloomington’s Sister City, Santa Clara


Since 2013, members of local organization Cubamistad  starting working on an application to travel to Bloomington’s sister city Santa Clara, Cuba. The application required that all activities in Cuba be spelled out on the itinerary and that it be a meaningful interaction for Cubans and US visitors alike. After repeated delays in getting a response from the Office of Foreign …

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Daily Local News – June 16, 2014

Bloomington Transit is seeking  to adopt a code of conduct for passengers that prohibits “destructive behavior” on public transportation; The Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court is leaving his position; The Bloomington City Council discussed a resolution June 11th to approve an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement Between the City of Bloomington and Monroe County, Indiana in regards to the 2014 …

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Activate! – Community Kitchen of Monroe County Inc.: Pat Medland

Pat Medland, a 13 year volunteer with Community Kitchen of Monroe County, talks about the his experience with the Kitchen and the big need for volunteers over the summer. To volunteer, go to http://www.monroecommunitykitchen.com/volunteer.html. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:46 — 4.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Books Unbound – Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Part 3

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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Volunteer Connection – June 13, 2014

A weekly snapshot of how people of all ages can match their time and talents to local needs. Each week Volunteer Connection brings you the “featured five” – five ways to get involved NOW! Volunteer Connection is a co-production of WFHB and the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network, working together to build an empowered, vibrant, and engaged community! Podcast: Play …

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WIUX to be Relocated after 40 Years of Broadcasting


Indiana university plans to demolish six homes in the University Courts historic district and then transfer the land to the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, in exchange for their current home next to the law school. One resident of the historic homes – IU’s student radio station WIUX, was notified this month that they are being relocated a year earlier than …

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Daily Local News – June 12, 2014

The Bloomington City Council further discussed an ordinance June 10th to amend Title 20 of the Bloomington Municipal Code, concerning the possibility of encouraged diversity in restaurants located downtown; Yesterday a coalition of Indiana groups launched a bipartisan public education campaign to secure the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Indiana; Officials throughout Monroe County have made plans to …

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EcoReport – Sheryl Myers & Doug Berky: Heart of The River

In today’s EcoReport feature, Sheryl Myers and Doug Berky, from Heart of The River, explain their group’s opposition to the proposed Mounds Lake Reservoir that could be built near Anderson, Indiana. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:38 — 8.8MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Local Live – The Gizmos: A WFHB Exclusive Interview


We are joined by the legendary and newly reunited original Gizmos lineup for an exclusive interview! Tonight they will be taking the stage at The Bishop for the first time since 1977 as they embark on a world tour! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:28 — 38.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Standing Room Only – Alternative Voice with David Barsamian Part 2

On April 10th in Bloomington Indiana Alternative Radio’s David Barsamian spoke about his lifetime of work as an independent media producer, and the convergence of media, capitalism, and the environment. The second part of this presentation begins with American foreign policy and the media. Mr. Barsamian and Dr. Martha Crouch were the primary speakers and the event was recorded on …

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