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Local Live – Fistful of Bacon

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Fistful of Bacon has won a few awards at various blues competitions and have finished as finalists at a few others. A quick listen to their eclectic mix of sounds, composed by singer/bassist Jeff Shew and singer/guitarist Marv Druin, show why these are well-deserved accolades. The founder of the band, Eric Gaylord, rounds out the meaty compositions on drums, with …

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EcoFeature – Mike Kelley Discusses His Wetlands Restoration Project at Stonehead Nature Preserve in Brown County

In today’s EcoReport feature, correspondent Bob Kissel interviews Mike Kelley about his wetlands restoration project at Stonehead Nature Preserve in rural Brown County.

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EcoReport – August 25, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, correspondent Bob Kissel interviews Mike Kelley about his wetlands restoration project at Stonehead Nature Preserve in rural Brown County. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature …

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Standing Room Only: Advocacy 102

On Wednesday, August 17th, Bloomington’s Building a Thriving and Compassionate Community hosted an event entitled “Advocacy 102” at the city council chambers. They brought in Lisa Marchal, who is the senior Global Grassroots Associate for RESULTS. RESULTS is a nationwide advocacy group that teaches citizens how to properly write to their officials and advocate for issues important to them. Lisa …

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Daily Local News – August 24 2016

Indiana University Bloomington is denying that it violated Title IX in a case involving a former IU student and Delta Tau Delta fraternity member; Once again, Indiana University Bloomington is included in the Campus Pride List of the top lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or LGBTQ)-friendly colleges and universities; The Bicentennial Class of 2020 at Indiana University claims the highest …

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Better Beware – Telephone Scams

Telephone Scams Here’s how to handle unwanted calls and identify probable scammers with Caller-ID. And now there’s good news about those d*** robocalls!

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Saturday is the 4th Annual Makevention Maker’s Fair

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Fans of the maker movement, and those just curious about creative approaches to tools and materials, will find inspiration and entertainment this Saturday at Makevention, Bloomington’s annual maker fair featuring the work of area inventors, programmers, builders, and artists. The free all-ages event, now in its fourth year, takes place at the Monroe County Convention Center in downtown Bloomington, and …

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Bring It On – August 22nd, 2016

Bring It On’s Cornelius Wright and Leila Randle welcome Dr. Justin Hunter, to discuss his triumphs and challenges as former Principal of Fairview Elementary, in addition what his aspirational goals are as he now charts a new course at Skiles Test Elementary. Additional Credits Executive producer: Clarence Boone News Director: Joe Crawford News Editor: Michael Nowlin Board Engineer: Floyd Hobson …

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Interchange – No One Here But Us Creeps: On Nonconsensual Sex, Sleeping Beauty, and Hunting Girls

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Our opening song is by Taylor Swift featuring The Civil Wars off of The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond. This is “Safe and Sound” which claims “Even if we’re six feet underground, I know that we’ll be safe and sound.” We’ll challenge even that “safety” for hunted girls in today’s program. Kelly Oliver’s recent book, Hunting Girls, …

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New IU Policy Seeks to Curb Excess Drinking in Greek Houses

Members of fraternities and sororities at Indiana University have spoken out in recent months about a new university policy that would impact their privacy and ban hard alcohol from their houses. The issue is coming to a head now, as the deadline for Greek organizations to approve the agreement is next week. WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke to university …

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