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Increased Driving Fatalities Linked to Cell Phone Use

Driving-related fatalities are on the rise in Indiana and across the United States. From 2014 to 2015,  Indiana saw an 8% increase in driving fatalities. A large contributing factor in these fatalities is thought to distracted driving. According to the National Safety Commission, one in every four car accidents are caused by distracted drivers. In Indiana this has seemed to …

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An Inside Look at Bloomington’s Food Deserts

State legislators this year have supported legislation that takes on the problem of food deserts throughout Indiana. Reporter, Sarah Zinn, took a look at one food desert in Bloomington and she brings us that story for today’s WFHB community report. This story was produced by WFHB reporter Sarah Zinn in partnership with a journalism class Indiana University. Podcast: Play in …

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Daily Local News – March 21, 2016

The Indiana Department of Transportation is collaborating with the national organization Adventure Cycles in the creation of a new national bicycle route; Local tornado sirens will be tested tomorrow in conjunction with National Severe Weather Week; Driving-related fatalities are on the rise in Indiana and across the United States; The Indiana Arts Commission has announced that legendary jazz guitarist Wes …

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Hola Bloomington – March 18, 2016

La locutora de Hola Bloomington Araceli Gómez-Aldana entrevista a Mauricio Miranda, estudiante en el programa de Master en Fine Arts de la universidad de Indiana. Mauricio habla sobre la obra que escribió titulada Occupants. La obra es sobre una madre peruana y su hija tratando de crear su propia versión del sueño americano, mientras luchan con traumas del pasado y …

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EcoReport – March 17, 2016

In today’s Ecoreport feature, we hear from Gary Markowski from the Caribbean Conservation Trust, a small US company that has been bringing bird watchers to Cuba for the past 20 years. 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 …

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Bird Watching in Cuba

In today’s Ecoreport feature, we hear from Gary Markowski from the Caribbean Conservation Trust, a small US company that has been bringing bird watchers to Cuba for the past 20 years. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:27 — 4.8MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Bring It On – March 14, 2016

William Hosea and special guest host Beverly Calendar-Anderson are joined by Michael Duerson, brother of the former NFL standout Dave Duerson – who died after suffering chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Duerson joins the Bring it On cast in order to discuss his efforts to raise awareness and provide treatment on concussions for kids, grades K-12. To learn more, information can …

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Interchange – Alfonsina and the Sea

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Considered one of the greatest Argentinian poets of the first half of the 20th century, Alfonsina Storni, along with Frida Kahlo and Virginia Woolf, was one of the most important feminist voices of her generation. Yet she is virtually unknown in the U.S. while a contemporary “rival,” Jorge Luis Borges is high on the Western academic list of canonized authors. …

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Hola Bloomington – March 11, 2016

Las locutoras de Hola Bloomington Minerva Sosa y Araceli Gómez-Aldana entrevistan a Sylvia Martinez, directora del departamento de Estudios Latinos en la universidad de Indiana. Se habla de la importancia del departamento de estudios Latinos para los estudiantes Latinos. Además, Sylvia habla sobre el festival de cine latino que se llevará acabo este abril en Bloomington. Hola Bloomington’s hosts ​Minerva …

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bloomingOUT – Sheryl Daniels & Judi Epp – March 10, 2016

Join anchors Ryne Shadday and Jeff Poling as they talk with Spencer PRIDE’s Sheryl Daniels and Judi Epp about the upcoming events and special guests at this year’s Spencer PRIDE festival. This episode of bloomingOUT features music from artists Courtney Act, Years and Years, and Carly Rae Jepson, as well as a new installment of our weekly feature “Open Doors.” …

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