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BloomingOut – Spencer Pride

On this week’s episode of BloomingOut, we welcome Judi Epp and Marissa Mallo from Spencer Pride. Judi is the Volunteer Coordinator for Spencer Pride, and Marissa is a director for the organization. We spoke a little bit last week about some big news for Spencer Pride, and we wanted to make sure to give time to find out what is …

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Arts Interchange – Chekhov’s Three Sisters: Where There’s a Will…

Our opening song is surely well-known–this is “Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay” performed here by Elsa Lanchester, which Chebutykin, the doctor in Chekhov’s Three Sisters, periodically, perhaps pointedly, hums. Believe it or not, the lyrics from this 1891 minstrel farce variety show called Tuxedo do apply here. It may also be of interest that Henry Sayers, credited with the composition, claims not to …

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Daily Local News – October 11, 2017

WFHB’s fund drive is happening right now! Click on the donate button to pledge your support for independent local news! School busing services company Auxilio Services Incorporated will lose their contract with the Monroe County Community School Corporation on Friday. The Bloomington City council continues to wrestle with how to set parameters for growth while at the same time encouraging …

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Disasters and Precautions

Two devastating hurricanes and a horrible mass shooting have brought scammers and swindlers out of the woodwork everywhere, trying to grab the money donated to help the victims. Don’t get taken.

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Local Live – Huckleberry Funk

Huckelberry Funk consists of Dexter Clardy (lead singer), Mike Gronsky (guitar), Alex Dura (keys, saxophone), Brennan Johns (keys, horns), Matt McConahay (bass), Lex Lindsey (drums). The band is a high-powered funk, rock, and soul band based in Bloomington, Indiana. Fresh on the scene, their dynamic live shows have earned them a reputation as one of the most exciting and entertaining …

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Interchange – Who Owns the Radio? A Fund Drive Special

For our Fall Fund Drive show we offer some program highlights from the last several months to show, not tell, how deserving we are of your financial support. And we open the show with The Who’s “Eminence Front”…it’s a favorite of mine. We used this in the show with Thomas Frank, “It Takes a Democrat.” The sun shines And people …

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Everyday People: Elder Abuse Part 2

In this episode of Everyday People, Stacey and Courtney discuss the warning signs of elder abuse ranging from physical to emotional changes to sudden financial problems. The warning signs of elder abuse are not always apparent: listen to learn more.

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IU to spend $50 Million in Addiction Research

Indiana University will spend 50 million dollars in researching addiction over the next five years, IU President Michael McRobbie announced this afternoon. At a joint press conference with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, McRobbie said the funding will come from the University’s 300 million dollar ‘Grand Challenges Initiative.’ In a Facebook Live video, McRobbie told the …

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Daily Local News – October 10, 2017

Indiana University will spend 50 million dollars in researching addiction over the next five years, IU President Michael McRobbie announced this afternoon; The Indiana Department of Education released school accountability grades for the 2016-2017 school year. According to the Department of Education, a quarter of Indiana schools increased their scores by one or more letter grades, and over half of …

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Bring It On! – October 09, 2017

Tonight’s episode features an interview between hosts Roberta Radovich and Cornelius Wright with Mike Davis Jr, and excerpts from a past interview with Mike Davis Sr.  Mike Davis Jr is an assistant coach at Texas Southern University. He previously played at the University of Alabama, Indiana University, Bloomington North High School and Bridgton (Maine) Academy.  Mike Davis Jr is the son of …

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