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Kite Line- December 22, 2017: Rightlessness

This week we speak with Naomi Paik about her 2016 book, Rightlessness. Her work addresses the most pressing contemporary issues, drawing together the brutal state of exception imposed on Haitian and Muslim prisoners in Guantanamo with the historical experience of Japanese internment camps and the current anti-immigrant drive. She focuses on the spaces – whether prisons, concentration camps, or immigrant …

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bloomingOUT – Sergeant Dana Cole – December 21, 2017

On this week’s edition of BloomingOUT Alex, Frankie and Rachel are joined by Dana Cole from the Bloomington Police Department.  Detective Sergeant Dana Cole serves as Bloomington’s first LGBTQ liaison for the department. Tune in to their discussion regarding LGBT concerns in Bloomington and how the police department is working to serve the LGBT community.   Our featured artist this week …

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Eco’s “Get Out and Hike!” – December 21st, 2017

In today’s segment of “Get Out and Hike!” Jan Walker interviews Don Carlton about Cedar Bluffs.

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Eco Feature – December 21st, 2017

WFHB’s Norm Holy interviews Jan Vertefuille  of the World Wildlife Fund, about poaching and the Ivory trade, in today’s Eco Report Feature.

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Eco Report – December 21st, 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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Small Plane Crash Kills Three in Southern Indiana

A small plane crash in south eastern Indiana claimed three lives over the weekend. The Indiana State Police confirmed the identities of the victims of the crash, which occurred outside of Oldenburg, Indiana, on Saturday night. The dead are listed as a National Transportation Safety Board Virginia training center director, Dr. Paul Schuda, his friend Dr. Louis Cantilena, and Cantilena’s …

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Better Beware – Some Good News

It’s been an avalanche of bad news this year – starting with the fact that your personal information (and mine) has almost certainly already been stolen and is floating around out on the dark web. That means we all have to keep a close watch on our bank accounts, credit cards, credit rating and every online account, now and probably …

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Study: Religion a ‘Red Herring’ in Denial of Services to Same-Sex Couples

Americans are evenly divided on whether a business should be able to deny service to same-sex couples, according to a study by Indiana University Bloomington sociologists. IU Professor Brian Powell found people who support denying service don’t necessarily see it as a matter of religious freedom. Instead, Powell tells WFHB News Director Wes Martin that the study found people were …

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Daily Local News – December 20, 2017

HEADLINES A small plane crash in south eastern Indiana claimed three lives over the weekend; Monroe County Commissioners are taking a first step in updating county code to reflect a 2007 ordinance regarding solid waste facilities; The City of Bloomington is gearing up to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Monroe County and the city’s establishment; The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development …

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Daily Local News – December 19, 2017

The Indiana Director of the Department of Child Services announced her resignation; changes in the Environmental Protection Agency’s toxicity standards mean the city of Bloomington will save money on Switchyard Park; Indiana Senate Democrats have begun putting together a legislative agenda for 2018; and The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County received its single largest donation to date. FEATURE …

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