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Public Safety Tax Won’t Be Magic Bullet in Ellettsville

Local officials are finding the public safety tax may not fund as many public safety needs as they anticipated. Reporter Sarah Vaughan has more from the Town of Ellettsville.

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Activate – Women’s March: McKenzie Goodrich

On January 21, 2017 an estimated 200,000 people will convene in Washington to march in assertion that women’s rights are human rights. The March, convened in the wake of the election of President-elect Trump, is providing an outlet for many that view Trump’s election as an assault on human rights. Case in point, McKenzie Goodrich, a local business owner who …

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Bring It On! – January 16, 2017 – MLK Day

Our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Broadcast! Leila Randle and Cornelius Wright host an extended MLK Day show. First up is Adam Foss, the keynote speaker for Bloomington’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration. Adam speaks about “And Justice for All”. And we also have the audio from this morning’s MLK Leadership Breakfast keynote speaker, John Quinones of ABC …

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Empowerment, Inspiration and Gratitude — Students Reflect on MLK

In this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day special, we hear local high school students speaking about King’s legacy, and we revisit a speech made in Bloomington last year by a celebrated Black Lives Matter organizer and Teach for America administrator. Part 1 In the weeks leading up to this holiday, WFHB asked local high school students to respond briefly to …

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Kite Line: January 13, 2017- The Muse on the Inside

Our topic this week is creativity behind bars. We showcase poetry from prisoners working with the Indiana Prisoners’ Writing Project, a piece by Shaka Shakur, entitled “Black Pain”, and a song by local musician Billy Young. Shakur is currently serving time in the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility here in Indiana. Billy Young will speak with us in a future episode …

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Kite Line: Friday, January 6, 2017- Childbirth in Prison

This week, we hear some prison-related news and then return to the topic of pregnancy in prison. We continue our discussion with Dr. Alicia Suarez, a sociologist who researches pregnancy and childbirth as it relates to incarcerated women. She continues the discussion from our Pregnancy in Prison episode, and walks us through the process of giving birth as a prisoner. …

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Kite Line: Friday, December 23, 2016- Pregnancy in Prison

Our episode focuses on the experience of being pregnant while in prison. First, we hear prison-related news. Then, we speak with Dr. Alicia Suarez, PhD, who teaches at DePauw University. Suarez researches pregnant prisoners at the Indiana Women’s Prison, and speaks with us about the daily life and issues facing these women. In our next installment of this series, we …

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Hola Bloomington – January 13, 2017

Para el primer programa del año nuevo locutores Luz Lopez y Raquel Anderson entrevistan a Katie Rodriguez de la organización SCCAP- South Central Community Action Program. Ella nos cuenta sobre los diferente servicios que ellos ofrecen como el Head Start, asistencia de facturas de gas, ayuda conseguir seguro médico y mucho más. También platican con Alejandra Martínez quien nos invita …

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bloomingOUT – Colin Shassberger + Cindy Stone – January 12, 2017

On tonight’s episode of bloomingOUT, join anchors JP and Ryne as they welcome new anchor and bloomingOUT volunteer, Colin Shassberger, to the show. Colin is a Bloomingtonian who is currently a sophomore at Indiana University pursuing a double major in journalism and psychology. The anchors also welcome Cindy Stone to the program. Cindy is a retiring lecturer at the IU …

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Voices in the Street: “What are your hopes for the new year?”

We all have our own, personal hopes and dreams for the new year. Many see 2017 as a chance for a fresh start and the opportunity to put last year’s divisive campaign behind us. Whether it be peace, a better job or simply happiness, we have gone out into the street and asked your friends and neighbors what their hopes …

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