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Indiana is 8th most obese state in U.S.

A new report from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index ranked Indiana as the eighth most obese state in the US. That puts Indiana four spots higher than the previous year’s ranking. 31.4% of Hoosiers were reported as obese last year, up from 29.9% the year before. The study utilized phone surveys of 176,000 adults across the US. Respondents were asked about …

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Nick’s English Hut hosts meeting to discuss panhandling

The owners of Nick’s English Hut are leading an initiative to challenge panhandlers and others they refer to as bums in downtown Bloomington. Susan Bright and her husband, Gregg Rago, are hosting a meeting tomorrow afternoon at their restaurant with city officials and other business owners. A message that Bright sent seeking support for the effort was titled, “Bum Commerce …

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Interchange – Creating the Subject: Hildegard Keller’s Annemarie Mahler


Host Doug Storm is joined by literary critic, author, and filmmaker, Hildegard Elisabeth Keller, who teaches German literature at Indiana University and at the University of Zurich. Keller’s most recent project, the film Whatever Comes Next, is a documentary about Bloomington painter and scholar Annemarie Mahler. Born in Vienna in 1926, Mahler fled by herself as a twelve-year child to …

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Bring It On! – June 1st, 2015

William Hosea and Liz Mitchell welcome Marsha Cummings PART ONE On tonight’s show, William and Liz welcome Marsha Cummings. Marsha, a long time friend of our co-anchor Liz Mitchell, recently join her on a fact finding tour through the south that delved into our nations’ dark past. she comes on to discuss this adventure along with Liz. PART TWO Headline …

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Activate! – New Hope Family Shelter: Elaine Guin & Rachel Guiglielmo

New Hope Family Shelter executive director and volunteer Rachel Guiglielmo talk about the experience of working with family homelessness and the growing awareness in our community to the many different faces of homeless families. Elaine also talks about the shelter’s volunteer needs, which are even greater in the summer with student volunteers away from Bloomington. And more volunteer opportunities from …

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Spencer Pride’s Judi Epp discusses this Saturday’s Pride Festival

The 9th annual Spencer LBGTQI Pride Festival will take place this Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM. This year’s theme is Color our World with Pride. The festival is held by the Spencer Pride group. Correspondent Kara Tullman spoke with the group’s director, Judi Epp, for this WFHB community report.

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Daily Local News – June 1, 2015

Just twelve percent of eligible voters in Indiana cast ballots in the May 5th municipal primary election; A state biologist has just photographed one of Monroe Lake’s original and oldest bald eagles; The Bloomington City Council has shown support for new financial control measures that would affect the city’s Redevelopment Commission, also known as the R.D.C.; Rhino’s Youth Center is …

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Hola Bloomington – Desde los pasillos de la Academia

The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship's Spanish Club

The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship’s Spanish Club talk about what is going on with their club. This podcast segment was created and produced by El Club de Español, Advised by Janeth Carillo-Rivera. The club fosters a mutual relationship between school and local community through events, activities and learning of Spanish language and cultures. For more information on The Academy …

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Hola Bloomington – May 29, 2015

Los locutores de Hola Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Raquel Anderson entrevistan a Harlene Haro y Ricardo Munoz. Harlene es coordinadora de programas de salud para El Centro Comunal Latino, una organización sin fines de lucro que sirve la comunidad Latina de Bloomington. Hablen de los servicios que proporciona El Centro y como la comunidad puede participar. Hola Bloomington hosts …

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bloomingOUT – May 28, 2015

Tonight, hosts Jeff Poling and Ryne Shadday interview Spencer PRIDE president Jonathan Balash and volunteer Katie Zuber. We also hear the next part of “Lost in the Initialism”, segment by Megan McCollough. The music tonight was “Goodbye” by Who is Fancy. The bloomingOUT staff would like to thank the Spencer PRIDE representatives Jonathan and Katie for their time. Credits Hosts Ryne …

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