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The Ins and Outs of Money – Pets: Part 2

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Thinking about getting a new feathered or furry friend? Emily Herr from the Bloomington Animal Shelter is back again to discuss how adding a new pet can effect your finances.

Local Live – Johnny Bennett

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Back in town after months in London, seasoned troubadour Johnny Bennett stops by WFHB to perfom songs from his upcoming album and offer advise on life in the music industry.

1. Fireflies

2. Baby I’m in Love with You

3. Worth Anything

4. Miss Tenderbell

5. The Second Floor

Local Live was recorded and engineered by Jim Lang
Produced by Nicole O’Neal
Post-production by Jar
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Daily Local News – August 26, 2013

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Indiana State Excise Police officers arrested 93 people on 129 charges in Bloomington this past weekend; Upland Brewery will host the Hillbilly Haiku on Friday, the 30th, at their 11st street tap house;The City of Bloomington Arts Commission has released revised guidelines and applications for the October cycle of its 2013 Arts Project Grant Program; As students return to Indiana University, The Bloomington Police Department is advocating for students to “be smart” to prevent the incidence of crimes and protect students and their personal property.

FEATURE
Group Rallies against Traditionalist Youth Network Protest
This afternoon the Indiana University chapter of the Traditionalist Youth Network – a group identifying as a white heritage organization – held a protest at Boxcar Books. Community members rallied in defense of the bookstore, which was targeted for their vocal stance against white supremacy.

ACTIVATE
Forrest Gilmore of Shalom Center talks about Shalom’s work and mission in addressing the crisis of homelessness and poverty on a day to day basis.
On Activate! Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community.

CREDITS
Anchors: Lauren Glapa, Doug Storm
Today’s headlines were written by Yvonne Cheng, Chris Martin, and Nash Hott
Our engineer is Chris Martin
Our feature was produced by Nash Hott, with correspondent Jim Manion
Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh

Activate! – Shalom Center: Forrest Gilmore

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Forrest Gilmore of Shalom Center talks about Shalom’s work and mission in addressing the crisis of homelessness and poverty on a day to day basis. On Activate! Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community.

Group Rallies against Traditionalist Youth Network Protest

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This afternoon the Indiana University chapter of the Traditionalist Youth Network – a group identifying as a white heritage organization – held a protest at Boxcar Books. Community members rallied in defense of the bookstore, which was targeted for their vocal stance against white supremacy.

The Custom House – The Purse Turned Inside Out: Engendering Personalities in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night (Extended Conversation w/Linda Charnes)

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On this episode of The Custom House we’ll investigate the erotic entanglements of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night to try to find out just who wears the pants in this comedy.

In this episode of The Custom House we discuss the way attraction is personal and often independent of social codes and biology. Joined by Linda Charnes, a professor in the English Department at Indiana University whose work focuses on the uses of Shakespeare in the arenas of mass culture, literature, film, and contemporary international politics, we discuss Shakespeare’s mid-career comedy Twelfth Night, or What You Will.

This extended cut deepens the discussion as we look more extensively at the way social codes inhibit and limit “what we will” in our lives. We also discuss the uses of Shakespeare directly or as inspiration in pop culture such as in the “Shakespearean” television program Deadwood.

Books Unbound – The Handmaid’s Tale, Part 20 of 20

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“The Handmaid’s Tale” is set in a dystopian future Cambridge, Massachusetts that, following a revolution, is now a part of the theocratic Republic of Gilead, Atwood’s novel, published in 1985, is narrated by a thirty-year-old woman, called Offred. Writing after the Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979 and the rise of fundamentalist television evangelism and the Christian Coalition, Atwood imagined a world in which some women had become “walking wombs” in service of the state. The novel won the Arthur C. Clark Award in 1987 and provides a devastating rebuttal to arguments for state control of a woman’s body. It is among the 100 most challenged books in US schools. A warning to our listeners: This work contains adult language and subject matter which may not be appropriate for younger audiences.

About this author: Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on November 18, 1939, Margaret Eleanor Atwood is an award-winning writer who has published over fifteen volumes of poetry, nine collections of short fiction, and twelve novels. Her thirteenth novel and the third book in the “Oryx and Crake” trilogy, “MaddAddam”, will be released on September 3, 2013. She lives in Toronto with her partner, fellow novelist Graeme Gibson. She claims to write “speculative fiction” or “social science fiction” rather than science fiction, because her novels do not contain nonexistent technology. About this program: Books burn; ideas endure. Books Unbound is a weekly showcase of literary works banned by those who fear the power of the pen. The program promotes literary reading and curiosity, challenging listeners to consider viewpoints that may be different from our own. Each week we bring you literature prohibited by governments, schools, and religious institutions. In the words of French philosopher Emile-Auguste Chartier, “nothing is as dangerous as an idea, when it’s the only one you’ve got.” Books Unbound is a production of community radio WFHB in Bloomington, Indiana.

Hola Bloomington – August 23, 2013

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Hostess Minerva Sosa and Ramon Tristani interview Olivia Rios and Ellen Vaughn about the CHGunido (Center for Human Growth) and talk about the benefits, services and cost of the CHG for latino families.

Also “un cafecito con…” with Israel Herrera, the local news and the events of the week.

Volunteer Connection – August 23, 2013

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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!

A Visit from Senator Donnelly

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Indiana Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly was in Bloomington this morning to address the Chamber of Commerce and talk about job creation. Afterwards, he met with journalists including WFHB correspondent David Murphy  for a brief media opportunity. His comments here, in today’s WFHB feature report.

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