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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Hondo Thompson

The John Hartford Memorial Festival, a celebration of bluegrass music and its many variations, is happening now through Saturday night in Bean Blossom. WFHB’s Hondo Thompson is the new main stage emcee, taking over for the legendary Sam Jackson. The veteran host allowed Thompson to introduce American roots star Pokey LaFarge last year and now Thompson has replaced the retired …

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Daily Local News – June 1, 2017

The city of Bloomington has just been awarded a grant from the EPA to test for hazardous substances and petroleum contamination along the B-Line Trail; Eagle Pointe Golf Resort has reopened for business after being shut down by the Indiana Department of Revenue for tax violation; The Willie Streeter Community Gardens are still offering garden plots and raised beds for …

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Eco Report – June 1, 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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Eco Feature: Crown Hill Woods Preserved — For Now

In today’s Eco Report feature, correspondent Norm Holy speaks with Anne Laker from the Indiana Forest Alliance. The Alliance was involved in lobbying for the preservation of the Crown Hill Woods, an old-growth forest in Indianapolis. The Alliance recently announced the woods will not be cleared, at least not for the time being.

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Daily Local News – May 31, 2017

The city of Bloomington paid $228,000 to fix a culvert below Third and Lincoln streets in April. Bloomington residents can use a new interactive map to find out when city streets will be paved this summer. The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has announced it will be providing $10 million in grants for nonprofit organizations aiming to help STEM teachers. …

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Standing Room Only: Volunteers in Medicine

You’ve been listening to Volunteers in Medicine of Monroe County’s Executive Director Nancy Richman, who spoke May 9 at The Venue in Bloomington. She explained the history of the local VIM clinic, as well as the story behind the national program, which provides care for medically underserved people at almost 100 locations. While the local clinic has remained true to …

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DLN Feature – Mother Hubbards Cupboard

Employees and volunteers at Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard food pantry find themselves advocating for more than just food security. Correspondent Sarah Vaughan has more in Today’s Community Report

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Standing Room Only: Student Stories Part Three

In early April, a group of students taught by Rachel Bahr at the The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship told their stories. Their themes ranged from dealing with a campsite disaster to embracing friendship no matter what. The commonality was that each storyteller learned something new. We hear stories by Trevor Shaw, Emanuel Courter, Amy Martin, Jared Stewart, Payci Wu, …

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Better Beware – Summer Scams

Seasonal scams are always with us, and if you’re vacationing — or looking for a summer job — there are too many ways you can get ripped off.

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Everyday People: Exceptional Getaways Inc.

WFHB’s weekly community resources segment. In this week’s segment, Michelle Webster and Tim Stout speak about Exceptional Getaways, a sightseeing tour agency in Bloomington, Indiana. For more information, visit their website http://www.exceptionalgetaways.com/ or their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ExceptionalGetawaysInc/

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