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Bring It On! – July 4, 2016

William Hosea and Clarence Boone talk with 3 special guests from sub-Sahara Africa. The U.S. State Department’s Mandela Washington Fellows for Young African Leaders brought 25 young leaders to the US for several weeks. These Fellows are leaders who have established records of accomplishment in promoting innovation and positive change in their organizations, institutions, communities and countries. On this 4th …

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Patriotism in the Era of Trump: A Fourth of July Special

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As Americans celebrated the 240th anniversary of the 13 colonies declaring independence from the British empire, we stopped by Bloomington’s Fourth of July parade to talk with local people about patriotism and nationalism in the era of Donald Trump and Brexit. As usual, the City of Bloomington put together a big holiday parade this morning starting at 10 a.m. It …

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Hola Bloomington – July 1, 2016

Araceli Gomez-Aldana entrevista a Germán López, él es un timplista estimado de Gran Canaria, España. Como músico de conservatorio-entrenado, Germán López mezcla las antiguas tradiciones de las Islas Canarias con sus habilidades técnicas musicales extraordinarias. Germán es uno de los artistas que se presentarán en el annual Festival Internacional de Música LOTUS aquí en Bloomington Septiembre 15-18, 2016. Araceli Gomez-Aldana …

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Daily Local News – June 30, 2016

Earlier today a federal court granted Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky a preliminary injunction regarding Indiana’s new abortion law; Bloomington police are searching for witnesses and a suspect after an attempted abduction on the B-Line Trail; A program aimed at saving three endangered languages has taken a Bloomington-based nonprofit group to North Dakota this summer; Eleven dimly lit intersections …

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Standing Room Only: I Wish the World…An Author Discussion with Elsa Marston Harik

On June 22nd, children’s author Elsa Marston Harik hosted a discussion about her works at the Friends of the Library Bookstore at the Monroe County Public Library. Elsa has written many books, ranging from children’s picture books to young-adult novels to nonfiction pieces. Elsa Marston Harik writes about life in the Middle East, in hopes to “focus on interfaith bridge …

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EcoReport Feature – June 30, 2016 – Horticulturist Larry Caplan Discusses Growing Conditions and the Status of Honey Bees

In this week’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews horticulturist Larry Caplan about the current growing conditions and things listeners should be prepared to deal with in their flower and vegetable gardens. He also talks about pollination and the status of honey bees.

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EcoReport – June 30, 2016

In this week’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews horticulturist Larry Caplan about the current growing conditions and things listeners should be prepared to deal with in their flower and vegetable gardens. He also talks about pollination and the status of honey bees. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on …

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Better Beware – Mystery shoplifters, fake gold coins

The “mystery shopper” scammers have raised the bar with “mystery shoplifter” scams, and coin dealers report the market for gold coins is being deluged by clever fakes.

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Sandy Baker – Sewing Her Dreams

Sandy Baker is a member of the Bloomington community. She has lived and worked here for several years. But through her elaborate costumes, she can visit the fantasy worlds of her favorite stories. Taylor Haggerty brings us that story for today’s WFHB community report.

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Daily Local News – June 29, 2016

Stepping Stones, a Bloomington-based nonprofit providing transitional housing to homeless youth, has started a fundraiser to raise 16 thousand dollars by the end of this week; Monroe County voters will be asked to directly support their local community school system this November; Last week, Monroe County’s new Surveyor, Trohn Enright-Randolph, was sworn in as the newest member of the Monroe …

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