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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


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

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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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Governor Pence’s HIP 2.0 Plan Presented in Bedford

Officials from Governor Pence’s administration came through Bedford this afternoon to present the proposed Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 and to answer questions from the public. WFHB Correspondent David Murphy attended the briefing, and reports back to WFHB News Director Alycin Bektesh, for today’s wfhb feature exclusive.

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Brown County Hour – Episode #27

Hosted by Dave Seastrom and Cheeky Rose. First aired Sunday, May 5, 2014 at 9 AM on WFHB (Spring Fund Drive Special) ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Jim Schultz of the Salt Creek Preservation Project gives us an update on developments Multi-instrumentalist/singer/songwriter/artist Kara Barnard Bill Miller shares his memories of Brown County, including a history of …

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Activate! – City of Bloomington Animal Shelter: Jenny Gibson & AJ Ginther

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Jenny Gibson and AJ Ginther from the City of Bloomington Animal Shelter on their experiences working with adoptable pets and the need for more volunteers at and donations to the Shelter to Fill the Gap this summer, on Activate! our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community.

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Daily Local News – June 2, 2014

The city of Bloomington is expected to award its largest social services grant this year to the its own police department; The Bloomington City Council postponed a discussion May 28th on chain restaurants downtown; The Town of Ellettsville will take applications from its own employees before considering outside candidates for its new town manager position; Indiana University President Michael McRobbie …

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Senator Donnelly Introduces Military Suicide Prevention Act

Last week Senator Joe Donnelly held a press conference about his Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act of 2014. Presenting with him were members of Indiana military families that had lost loved ones to suicide. Highlights from the talk here, in today’s WFHB feature report.

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Hola Bloomington – May 30, 2014

Hosts Luz Maria Lopez and Carlos Bakota talk to Lehua Aplaca and Guadalupe Lopez about summer programs for kids and families at the NW YMCA.  Minerva Sosa interviews visiting reporter, Vicente Crespo about his travels and work in Spain in her segment “La Mesa Redonda”.  Also, sports and updates on summer events around town!

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