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Interchange – Censorship and Sensibility: Extended Version

EXTENDED VERSION: “Censorship and Sensibility” features local author and film scholar Joan Hawkins in conversation with writer Laurie Stone. Stone was in town to read from her latest book as part of the Player’s Pub Spoken Word series organized by the Writers Guild at Bloomington. A longtime writer for the Village Voice, theater critic for The Nation and critic-at-large on Fresh …

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Study: Parking Meters Profitable for City

Jim Blickensdorf is a downtown Bloomington business owner, who admits he was at first skeptical of the metered parking. Blickensdorf recently chaired the first Bloomington Parking Commission and, as he tells WFHB News Director Wes Martin, his views have definitely changed. Blickensdorf talks about the Commission’s first annual report, its findings, and where we go from here, on today’s WFHB …

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Daily Local News – November 21, 2017

An Indianapolis city councilman is being asked to resign from his post by fellow Republicans; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says he will restrict the use of Cannabidiol Oil to those in the state suffering from seizures who sign a registry; The proposed plan to develop a waste transfer station on Bloomington’s Northwest side is stirring up controversy; Road work …

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Standing Room Only: Special Education Forum

On October 26, the Indiana Coalition for Public Education held a panel discussion about meeting children’s needs for special education in the Betsy DeVos Era. The five panelists spoke about being advocates for their children, special education policy and the effects of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ special education decisions. Today’s show is a continuation of last week’s episode of Standing …

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Activate! – Center for Women’s Ministries: Reova Meredith

Rebroadcast date: 11/27/2017 Original air date: 5/8/2017 Reova Meredith, volunteer founder of the Center for Women’s Ministries, was awarded the Faith-Based Volunteer Award at the Serve Indiana Awards for Excellence on Nov. 9th, 2017 in Indianapolis. The awards, presented by Serve Indiana, are Indiana’s most prestigious annual awards celebrating the accomplishments of dedicated volunteers and service members. Reova Meredith began …

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Bring It On! – November 20, 2017

In tonight’s episode hosts Clarence Boone and Roberta Radovich interview Jim Sims. Jim serves as Council liaison to City of Bloomington Utilities (among other council board, commission and committee appointments), and is also President of the Monroe County NAACP and is Chair for the Second Baptist Church Trustee Board. Jim Sims is the second African-American to ever serve on Bloomington …

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Daily Local News – November 20, 2017

The State’s Alcohol Code Revision Commission is recommending the sale of alcohol at convenience and grocery stores from noon to 8pm on Sundays. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is seeking nominations for six openings on the state’s Trails Advisory Board. The conservative Political Action Committee backing President Donald Trump in Indiana, has endorsed northeastern Indiana Representative Jim Banks. An …

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Indiana Institute for Working Families Affirms 2018 Legislative Goals

Giving more families access to temporary assistance is just one of several legislative priorities of the Indiana Institute for Working Families. In today’s community report, Institute Director Jessica Fraser talks with WFHB’s Sarah Vaughan about some of the institute’s 2018 focus issues.

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Hola Bloomington – November 17, 2017

Host Maria Auxi Viloria, interviews guests Doris Loayza and Mitch Teplisky.  They discuss their experiences with Quechua language living in Peru, New York. Locutora, Maria Auxi Viloria, entrevista a invitado Doris Loayza y Mitch Teplisky.  Hablan sobre sus experencias con la lengua Quechua viviendo en Peru y Nueva York.

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Local Live – Andy and Hank Ruff

Andy and Hank Ruff are joined by Daniel Deckard to play some honky tonk and country music that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Father and son carry on a family tradition that started with Andy and his brother Joe in The Dew Daddies. This is a pared down version of the band that plays at local venues with Jerry Miller …

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