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Firehouse Follies – Fireheads & Tales – June 2nd

The WFHB Firehouse Follies invites you to our special, star-studded summer show, Fireheads and Tales, to be presented Sunday June 2nd at the Ivy Tech Waldron Whikehart Auditorium from 4 to 6 p.m. This show features David Ossman and Phil Proctor, now known as “What’s Left of the Firesign Theatre,” as well as Gary Sandy of WKRP in Cincinnati and …

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Local Live – Will Holler

Will Holler is an American folk rock band made up of Salem Willard on guitar and vocals, Otis Cantrell on drums and background vocals, Kyle Franke on bass, Jonas Carpenter on harmonica, and Ryan Payton on pedal steel. Their latest album is called River Wrong. TRACK LIST 1.) Big Oak Sunday 2.) Electric Rain 3.) River Wrong 4.) In a …

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Kite Line- May 24, 2019: Migrant Bodies, Uncaring Medicine, and the Lethal Politics of Detention

This week we hear a talk entitled, “Dying in Isolation: Migrant Bodies, Uncaring Medicine, and the Lethal Politics of Detention” Jonathan Inda is a professor of Latinx Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He paints a devastating picture of the detention conditions for migrants around the country, citing in particular an example where medical neglect caused the death of …

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BloomingOUT w/ Emily Carroll (Spencer Pride) – May 23rd, 2019

Madison True, 2018.

Next Saturday, June 1st, is the 13th annual Spencer Pride, in Spencer, Indiana. Emily Carroll, the Festival Activities Lead for Spencer Pride is in the studio to tell us about what’s happening next week. Spencer Pride is a free event with entertainment including live music, inflatables, a drag show, and even a pet parade! For more information, listen to our …

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Eco Report – May 23, 2019

In this week’s environmental headlines: A one billion dollar natural gas pipeline has been rejected by New York regulators. Puerto Rico is exporting a five-story mound of coal ash to Osceola County, Florida, for dumping. A third trial has come to a close over Bayer-Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup. A new study has more than doubled the worst-case-scenario projection for sea level …

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Eco Feature – May 23, 2019

WFHB’s Norm Holy talks with Jackson Keith and Jonathan Kopp about wind development in Indiana.

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Daily Local News – May 23rd, 2019

Today’s show is a look back at some of our biggest stories: Kilroy’s alcohol permit under review; Incumbent first-term mayor John Hamilton wins Mayoral Primary Race; Costs rise in Griffy Lake water treatment plant clean-up; Bloomington Redevelopment Commission approves budget for Switchyard Park. FEATURE Environmental Toxicologist Dr. Diane Henshel talks about the dangers of PCE contaminating Spencer’s groundwater. VOICES IN …

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Daily Local News – May 22nd, 2019

The state of Indiana and the city of Bloomington are continuing a legal battle over annexation, after the state announced over the weekend they will appeal a preliminary finding by a judge that favored the city; The City of Bloomington has settled on a site for its new Trades District Garage; The Bloomington Farmers Market saw record attendance last year, …

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One Year Later: Spencer Groundwater ‘Safe,’ Despite Contamination

Last year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency added Spencer’s groundwater to a list of Superfund cites, due to pollution leftover from dry cleaning chemicals. The EPA’s website states the Franklin Street Groundwater Contamination Site was first discovered in 2011. Then, in 2014, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management detected PERC, in “raw water at all three active municipal wells.” There …

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Farmer’s Market Customers, Vendors Complaining About Parking

The Bloomington Farmers Market saw record attendance last year, despite having fewer participating vendors. That’s according to Cathy Aiken, chair of the Farmer’s Market Advisory Council. In a report to the Bloomington Parks Board yesterday, Aiken said vendors are also reporting their customer complain about parking availability. Aiken went on to report the advisory council did not agree to a …

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