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DLN Feature – Mother Hubbards Cupboard

Employees and volunteers at Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard food pantry find themselves advocating for more than just food security. Correspondent Sarah Vaughan has more in Today’s Community Report

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Standing Room Only: Student Stories Part Three

In early April, a group of students taught by Rachel Bahr at the The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship told their stories. Their themes ranged from dealing with a campsite disaster to embracing friendship no matter what. The commonality was that each storyteller learned something new. We hear stories by Trevor Shaw, Emanuel Courter, Amy Martin, Jared Stewart, Payci Wu, …

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Better Beware – Summer Scams

Seasonal scams are always with us, and if you’re vacationing — or looking for a summer job — there are too many ways you can get ripped off.

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Everyday People: Exceptional Getaways Inc.

WFHB’s weekly community resources segment. In this week’s segment, Michelle Webster and Tim Stout speak about Exceptional Getaways, a sightseeing tour agency in Bloomington, Indiana. For more information, visit their website http://www.exceptionalgetaways.com/ or their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ExceptionalGetawaysInc/

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A Look Inside Indiana University Efforts to Represent Minority Populations

Indiana University has used various methods for combating the narrative that minority populations at IU are underrepresented and underfunded. Reporter Taylor Green looked into those efforts, and the way they’re perceived by the affected populations, for today’s WFHB community report. This story airs courtesy of a partnership between WFHB and a community journalism class at IU taught by Professor Michael …

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Switchyard Brewing Company to lease Jake’s Night Club

Bloomington startup, Switchyard Brewing Company, has signed a long-term lease for the former Jake’s Night Club building at 419 North Walnut Street. That’s according to a press release from the brewing company. The owners of the brewing company say they plan major renovations and a complete interior makeover for the 8,800-square-foot building. Company founder Kurtis Cummings says the location will …

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Interchange – Dissecting Male Supremacy: Kate Millett’s Sexual Politics

We open the show with Bobbi Martin’s “For the Love of Him.” All the music played is from the 1970 Billboard Top 100, extending the discussion from last week’s show on the political power of music. Kate Millett’s 1970 book, Sexual Politics, is a classic text of Second Wave Feminism, finding sexism and subjection inherent in the institutions of marriage …

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Daily Local News – May 30, 2017

Unfilled records requests from Vice President Mike Pence’s term as governor have created a backlog for the Indiana governor’s office; Governor Holcomb has signed a bill with the goal of preventing suicide throughout Indiana; Bloomington startup, Switchyard Brewing Company, has signed a long-term lease for the former Jake’s Night Club building at 419 North Walnut Street; Monroe County residents are …

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Local Live – The Stone Parachutes

The Stone Parachutes’ are a multi-genre band. Their music spans rock, pop, blues, and many others. While the band has been playing together for only a few months, they have had a number of gigs – The Players Pub, Upland Brewery, Tin Roof (Indianapolis), and Stable Studios Open Jam. The band members are Connor Andrei- bass, John Donlon- Drums, Lilly …

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Activate! – City of Bloomington Commission on Aging: Courtney Stewart

Courtney Stewart

The vision of the City’s Commission on Aging is to make Bloomington more age- and ability-friendly is a vision that CoA member Courtney Stewart can get behind. As one of the commission’s youngest members, she is advocating for her own future in this community, and for the health, safety, and quality of life of those already 55 or better. This …

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