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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

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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. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:51 — 4.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Daily Local News – June 4, 2014

The Bloomington Plan Commission gave the final approval June 2nd to a Habitat for Humanity project along the north end of the B-Line Trail; This Saturday Upland Brewery will again be hosting the American Homebrewers Association rally as a place for local homebrewers to come together and celebrate their craft; Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has released the primary …

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Researchers Find Genes Linked to Alcoholism

Doctors may soon be able to tell whether a person could become an alcoholic before they take their first drink. That’s the conclusion of a study completed recently by a team of researchers that includes an IU professor. For today’s WFHB feature exclusive, Assistant News Director Joe Crawford spoke with that researcher about how he helped identify the genes connected …

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Local Live – Dakota Joe

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Bloomington roots duo Dakota Joe tear up the airwaves with their unique vocal harmonies and lighting fast pickin’. Songs: 1. Possum Holler 2. Anywhere You Please 3. High Lonesome 4. The Ballad of Anna Lee 5. Harlan Co. Hosted by Jar Engineered by Jim Lang & Dan Withered Executive Producer is Jim Manion Podcast: Play in new window | Download …

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Daily Local News – June 3, 2014

Local police are planning to spend a $29,000 grant on new audio and video recording equipment; The Indiana Board of Pharmacy has banned four compounds that are used to make the synthetic drugs K2 and spice; Starting in June, Hoosier Hills Food Bank (HHFB) will begin providing monthly boxes of food for up to 100 low-income senior citizens in Monroe …

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