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Eco Report – August 24, 2017

Eco Report 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 foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Daily Local News – August 23, 2017

Excise police arrested or ticketed over 100 people in Bloomington last weekend. The Monroe County Community School Board continues to take heat over deficiencies in its bus service during the first days of the 2017-2018 school year. During a public comment period, many community members took issue with the way DeMuth and the school board have handled the situation. FEATURE …

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New Indiana-Kentucky Planned Parenthood CEO

Christie Gillespie is taking the reins of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky. Gillespie came into WFHB’s studios yesterday and spoke with News Director Wes Martin about their work in Indiana, and in Bloomington.

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Students Beware

40,000 students just hit town, and there are LOTS of scams and swindles that target them this time of year. Here’s some of the most common ripoffs to watch out for.

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Interview with Author Doug Wissing on Afghanistan

Last night, President Trump called for the nation to funnel more troops and more money into Afghanistan. In his address, the president called for the outright defeat of ISIS and Al Qaeda, while making brief references to the Taliban. Author Doug Wissing has spent many months embedded with US Army units venturing out into outlying Afghanistan regions where he learned …

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Interchange – José Martí: The Whole Revolution

Today on Interchange we confront the insidious myth of individualism with a contrasting scientific doctrine of interconnectedness. Much like the male brain and thoughts of sex, in the USA hardly a moment goes by without some commercial or institutional message encouraging us to “follow our dreams” and be true to ourselves. And it’s assumed we act on “our own” when …

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Jim Sims Elected to Bloomington City Council

Jim Sims was elected to the Bloomington City Council last night by the Monroe County Democratic Caucus. Sims is taking over the City Council At-Large seat formerly held by Tim Mayer. Mayer announced his departure from city council, a position he had held for 19 years, on July 31st. Sims is the second African-American to serve on the Bloomington city …

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Daily Local News – August 22, 2017

Jim Sims was elected to the Bloomington City Council last night by the Monroe County Democratic Caucus; Yesterday, the Bedford and Lawrence County Times-Mail ran an editorial piece submitted to them by Indiana Attorney General, Curtis Hill; The wreckage of the USS Indianapolis, a World War 2 heavy cruiser that fought in the Pacific, was discovered this weekend on the …

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Activate! – New Leaf New Life: Mary Goetze

Air date: 08/28/2017 Original Air Date: 02/16/2016 Mary Goetze’s work through New Leaf-New Life is marked by compassion and intelligence. The struggle of inmates to remain connected with their young children inspired Mary to create the Read To Me program. Mary’s Read To Me program has enabled 500 incarcerated parents to send recordings of themselves reading a book to their …

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Bring It On! – August 21, 2017

Hosts Leila Randle and William Hosea speak with Liz Watson, a candidate for the Indiana 9th Congressional District. She is one of four Democrats now vying for the chance to compete in the 2018 election against incumbent U.S. Representative Trey Hollingsworth. Hear Liz’s perspective on what’s important in the coming election. PART ONE Hosts Leila Randle and William Hosea speak …

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