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Bring It On! – October 16, 2017

Each year Indiana University recognizes outstanding alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Service Award (DASA), the highest accolade reserved solely for alumni. The awardees are leaders in their chosen fields. They also make significant contributions benefiting their community, state, nation, or university. Since the award’s inception in 1953, more than 300 Indiana University alumni have been so honored. In tonight’s episode …

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Who Was Chekhov? “Three Sisters” at IU’s Wells-Metz Theatre

In today’s Community Conversation we’ll hear a selection from a recent Arts Interchange conversation about Anton Chekhov’s “Three Sisters,” currently in production at IU’s Wells-Metz Theatre. Interchange host Doug Storm is joined in the WFHB studios by Abby Lee, who plays Masha Prozorov, the middle of the three sisters in the play, and by Greer Gerni, the production’s dramaturg. Greer …

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Ellettsville FD Now Answering Only Life-Threatening Calls

The Ellettsville Fire Department will now only respond to life-threatening calls. Ellettsville Fire Chief Mike Cornman says he needs to reduce  the number of calls his fire department responds to in order to stay within its budget and current staffing levels. Cornman’s remarks were made during the Ellettsville Town Council meeting last week. During the meeting, Cornman told the town …

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MCCSC Using Janitors, Maintenance Workers as Bus Drivers

The Monroe County Community School Corporation is using Janitors and Maintenance personnel as bus drivers. MCCSC Spokesman Andrew Clampitt says the school district faces a driver shortage, after bus service company Auxilio Services failed to fulfill the terms of its contract. He says the staff members go through “the same training and background checks as bus drivers.” Auxilio Services officially …

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Daily Local News – October 16, 2017

The Monroe County Community Schools Corporation is using janitors and maintenance personnel as bus drivers; The Ellettsville Fire Department will now only respond to life-threatening calls; The City of Bloomington will unveil a new mural at People’s Park. FEATURE Interchange host Doug Strom interviews actor Abby Lee and dramaturg Greer Gerni about the IU Wells-Metz Theatre production of Anton Chekhov’s …

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Activate! – All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center: Camille Vanden Dries

Air date: 10/23/2017 Camille Vanden Dries’ commitment to the Talkline at All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center is inspiring. Camille is able to balance a full time job and time with her kids, and still keeps her commitment to women facing difficult pregnancy situations. Callers need a compassionate ear, and Camille is happy to comfort and listen for as long as it …

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Voices in the Street: Catalonian Independence

This week’s edition asks Bloomington residents their opinion about the Catalonian Referendum on Independence from the Kingdom of Spain.

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Daily Local News – October 12, 2017

The Indiana state legislature has banned the use of rifles for deer hunting on public land; Bloomington City Council members have approved an increase in funding to the Central Emergency Dispatch Center for 2018. FEATURE Jar Turner started his career at WFHB as a volunteer in 2011. Soon after coming aboard, he became a paid production manager here and then, …

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Hola Bloomington – October 13, 2017

Loctures Luis, Luis and Carlos nos hablan sobre las Noticias, Leyes y Politica. Hosts Luis, Luis and Carlos talk about News, Law and Politics.

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Kite Line- October 13, 2017: The Rise of Mass Incarceration, Part One

This week we share the first part of a lecture by Elizabeth Hinton delivered at IU on October 12.  In her talk, she traces the creation and rise of mass incarceration as a strategy of America’s ruling class.  Her historical research, which culminated in a book last year called “From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime,” demonstrates …

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