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EcoReport – May 5, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan speaks with the city of Bloomington’s sustainability coordinator, Jacqui Bauer, about efforts to encourage awareness of environmental issues in the rental/housing market. 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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Better Beware

Stats and Ransomware: FTC statistics on scam complaints in 2015 show some interesting trends. In 2016 the worst threat is Ransomware computer viruses, and there’s yet another new fake email going around.

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King Lear Production Features 17th Century Original Pronunciation

Starting tomorrow night, audiences will be treated to King Lear the way it sounded in 1606 at its first performance at the Court of Saint James. Director and IU associate professor Murray McGibbon says that this is the first original pronunciation performance of William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” since the 17th century. Correspondent Doug Storm sat down with McGibbon and Graham …

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Daily Local News – May 4, 2016

Monroe County residents broke recent records for voter turnout during the primary election yesterday; The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department received its first doses of Naloxone today for use by patrol officers and jail employees; The Monroe County Council’s Compensation Work Group has presented three potential mechanisms for increasing wages for county employees; Comcast customers will soon be seeing a variety …

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Arts Interchange – King Lear In Original Pronunciation

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Audiences will be treated to King Lear the way it sounded in 1606 at its first performance at the Court of Saint James. Director and IU associate professor Murray McGibbon says that this is the first original pronunciation performance of William Shakespeare’s King Lear since the 17th century: “Making world theater history in Bloomington, Indiana.” McGibbon and Graham Hopkins, the …

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FINAL ELECTION RESULTS (Updated at 10 p.m.)

The following are Monroe County results from the primary election, supplied to WFHB by the Monroe County Clerk’s Office as of 10:00 p.m. These are only Monroe County’s results. Outcomes of statewide and federal races depend on results from Indiana’s 91 other counties. Only contested races are included. 100 percent of precincts are reporting. Democrats President Hillary Clinton: 35% Bernie Sanders: 65% …

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Interchange – Paul Robeson: The Most Dangerous Man In America

PAUL ROBESON LEADING SHIPYARD WORKERS IN SINGING THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER, OAKLAND, CA, SEPTEMBER 1942

It’s primary Tuesday here in Indiana and the Democratic primary features a candidate whose rhetoric focuses on workers’ rights and social democracy and it seems as if this were subversive…it’s not, or not very, as Noam Chomsky has called Bernie Sanders a New Deal Democrat–or what was once a mainstream political position. So for this program, we’re going to take …

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The Ins and Outs of Money – The Art of Being Money Smart

Our weekly segment providing economic education to keep your budget balanced, and connecting you to community resources that help you keep your finances functioning.

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Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton Announces New Steps for Development of Technology Park

Bloomington mayor John Hamilton has announced new steps to move forward with the development of a technology park adjacent to City Hall. Hamilton is recommending the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission partner with the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation to renovate the Dimension Mill building, which is part of the old Showers complex. The BEDC would redesign the building to attract entrepreneurial support …

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WFHB News Director Joe Crawford Speaks with Ted Cruz Rally Attendees

Hundreds of Ted Cruz supporters, protesters and curious onlookers descended on a shopping center at South Walnut Street and Miller Drive yesterday afternoon. The Republican presidential candidate stopped at the Wagon Wheel Country Market and Deli for about an hour for a rally. The line for the event stretched for several blocks by the time Cruz arrived at 6pm, joined …

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