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Activate! Quarryland Men’s Chorus : Robert Ping Slater

Robert Ping-Slater shares his experience being a part of the Quarryland Men’s Chorus, a positive performance-based community for gay and bisexual men and their allies in South Central Indiana. Through vocal excellence and fellowship, participants in the choir develop community and artistry. Listen and be inspired to get involved! Learn about this and other volunteer opportunities from the City of …

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Bring It On! – February 15, 2016

Anchors William Hosea and Cornelius Wright interview Dr. Stephanie Carter, leader of a local community program that works with preparing teens for college. PART ONE Anchors William Hosea and Cornelius Wright interview Dr. Stephanie Carter, a local resident who started a community-based research program that works with African American high school students to increase literacy and college preparation. Dr. Carter …

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Water Contamination Problem Linked to Treatment Plant

Procedures at Bloomingon’s water treatment plant appear to be contributing to the high levels of disinfectant byproducts in the city’s water. That’s according to recent input from two outside agencies. Staff from the Bloomington Utilities Department met on Friday with officials at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and consultants from Black and Veatch, a company the city has …

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Bloomington Fire Department Tests New Software

The Bloomington Fire Department is beginning the beta testing phase of a new software designed to enhance the department’s response to emergency calls. Fire Chief Todd Easton and Deputy Chief Jayme Washel made the announcement during a town hall meeting on Friday. Named “Project Innovation,” the initiative is a collaboration between Bloomington Fire Department, Indiana University faculty, and a Danish …

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IU Student Finds Inspiration from His Barber

An Indiana University student found inspiration for a class assignment while visiting his barber last year. We bring you his story now for today’s WFHB community report. This story was produced as a partnership with an audio journalism class at IU.

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Daily Local News – February 15, 2016

Procedures at Bloomingon’s water treatment plant appear to be contributing to the high levels of disinfectant byproducts in the city’s water; The Bloomington Fire Department is beginning the beta testing phase of a new software designed to enhance the department’s response to emergency calls; The Bloomington Utilities Service Board approved a contract last week aimed at addressing a problem with …

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Hola Bloomington – February 12, 2016

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria V.​, Luz Maria Lopez, y Araceli Gómez-Aldana platican sobre el día del amor y la amistad. Hablan sobre como celebran y que les gusta hacer en este día. Además, los oyentes comparte mensajes de amor al aire. Hola Bloomington hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria, Luz Maria Lopez, ​and Araceli Gómez-Aldana discuss Valentine’s Day. …

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bloomingOUT – Jonathan Balash – February 11, 2016

Anchors Jeff Poling and Schuyler Keller interview the president of the annual Spencer PRIDE Festival, Jonathan Balash. Tonight’s show features music from artists Brandon Stansell, Fiorious, and Googoosh. Plus a new installment of our weekly segment, “Open Doors.” CREDITS Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Olivia Davidson Board Engineers Andrew Sims and Sarah Hetrick Segment Producer Megan McCullough

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Excerpt from City Council Member, Steve Volan’s Talk: “Gownsburg: How American College Campuses Became Dysfunctional Towns”

On Tuesday, Bloomington City Council member Steve Volan gave a talk regarding Indiana University’s place, both within the city of Bloomington, and also as a city in of itself. The talk was hosted by the Poynter Center at IU. Volan is a master’s candidate in the IU Department of Geography. He is also a volunteer at WFHB. We bring you …

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Voices in the Street – “The Flint Water Crisis: How can we prevent the same from happening here?

Flint, Michigan is in the midst of a water crisis as a result of switching the source of water supply in April of 2014. Levels of lead in the blood of area children has soared and in some cases the water was so bad it qualified as toxic waste. Charges as serious as manslaughter are under consideration if gross negligence …

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