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Voices in the Street – Philanthropy in Action: Supporting Non-Profits and Charities

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WFHB wrapped up its Fall Fund Drive this past Sunday—big thanks to everyone who supports community radio!  We’re lucky to live in an area where so many people work so hard to establish and support local services that enrich our lives and give a real sense of responsibility to the community.  With time and monetary budgets tight for most, we hit the streets to ask your friends and neighbors about the charitable and non-profit organizations they support.

EcoReport – Bloomington Food Policy Council

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In today’s EcoReport feature, Members of the Bloomington Food Policy Council talk about their proposal to include ambitious local food production goals in the city’s Imagine Bloomington urban growth vision.

Local Live – Jeremy Burton

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To call Jeremy Burton a punk musician would do serious injustice to his varied styles and influences. This solo set consisted of punk, country, and folk styles songs, and even a John Prine cover. It’s clear this musician has his ears in a lot of places.

Songs:

1. It All Goes Wrong

2. I Need to Make a Sound

3. Railway Station

4. Lonely Man Blues

5. They Outta Name a Drink After You (John Prine cover)

6. Cold-Hearted Woman

 

Jeremy Burton (vocals, guitar)

iPhone App Will Track County Police Officers

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The Monroe Circuit Court Probation Department will now use an iPhone app known as Telenav to track the location of its probation and community corrections officers. WFHB reporter Nash Hott spoke with Tom Rhodes, Assistant Chief Probation Officer, and Monroe Circuit Court Presiding Judge Teresa Harper for today’s WFHB News Feature Exclusive.

Daily Local News – October 16, 2013

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Governor Pence has named eight appointees to the Early Learning Advisory Committee; A program that allows Monroe County residents to safely dispose of pharmaceutical drugs won a statewide award this year; At a meeting on September 26th, the Bloomington Board of Zoning Appeals gave a man permission to run a bakery out of his house, despite concerns from his next-door neighbor; Home Movie Day, presented by the Indiana University Libraries Film Archive, is coming this weekend.

FEATURE
iPhone App Will Track County Police Officers
The Monroe Circuit Court Probation Department will now use an iPhone app known as Telenav to track the location of its probation and community corrections officers. WFHB reporter Nash Hott spoke with Tom Rhodes, Assistant Chief Probation Officer, and Monroe Circuit Court Presiding Judge Teresa Harper for today’s WFHB News Feature Exclusive.

BLOOMINGTON BEWARE
High-pressure sales pitches for insurance to cover what Medicare doesn’t are crossing the line into scam territory. Older people are increasingly being targeted, especially with the new Health Care Act coming into force, on a new edition of our consumer watchdog segment Bloomington Beware!

CREDITS
Anchors: Cathi Norton, Kelly Wherley
Today’s headlines were written by Yin Yuan
Along with Joe Crawford for CATSweek, in partnership with Community Access Television services
Bloomington Beware is produced by Richard Fish
Nash Hott produced our feature
Our engineer is Jim Lang
Editor is Drew Daudelin
Executive Producer is Alycin Bektesh

Bloomington Beware! – Medigap

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High-pressure sales pitches for insurance to cover what Medicare doesn’t are crossing the line into scam territory. Older people are increasingly being targeted, especially with the new Health Care Act coming into force.

My Health Matters – Affordable Care Act Kick Off Event

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General information about the Affordable Care Act, the new health insurance law, was presented at the Monroe County Public Library. Representatives from the City of Bloomington, IU Health, and the Affordable Care Act Volunteers of Monroe County gave presentations to the general public.

Local Live – Kam Kama

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It’s been two years since Kam Kama visited the WFHB studios, now they are back with new songs and an upcoming release.

Track List:

1. Licked

2. Intro

3. Boxes

4. Body Hop

5. Betty’s Dress

6. Shift

Monroe County Affordable Care Act Resources

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The City of Bloomington, IU Health Bloomington, and the Affordable Care Act Volunteers of Monroe County are partnering for a series of informational events to help citizens understand the recent Affordable Care Act provisions that went into effect at the beginning of the month. WFHB correspondent David Murphy speaks with David Meyer, organizer for the Affordable Care Act Volunteers of Monroe County, for today’s WFHB feature exclusive.

Ins and Outs of Money – Halloween Spending and Saving

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Did you know that Americans spend 8 billion dollars celebrating Halloween? Ashley and Sarah walk you through the typical spending and offer places to save while still having a fun and safe holiday.

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