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Bring It On! – December 14, 2015

William Hosea and Amrita Myers welcome Jennifer Osterholt, BHA Executive Director and Amber Gress, BHA Administrative Director. PART ONE William Hosea and Amrita Myers welcome Jennifer Osterholt, and Amber Gress in the studio to discuss the day-to-day operations and philosophy of the Bloomington Housing Authority. The Bloomington Housing Authority was established in 1961 and the first development of affordable housing …

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Indiana University Study Finds News via Social Media Creates “Information Bubbles”

A recent study by Indiana University researchers has found that people who access their news via social media are measurably more at risk of exposing themselves to what co-author Fil Menczer calls information bubbles. “An information bubble is a metaphorical term to refer to the fact that they may be exposed to a set of news or informations that my …

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Activate! – Salvation Army Food Pantry – Part 2: Mercedes Jones


Part 2 of our interview with a woman who helped set up a new food pantry. Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community. EXTERNAL LINKS IU Crimson Cupboard

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Historian Discusses Democratization of Wealth

Earlier this month, the political economist, historian, and writer Gar Alperovitz spoke in Bloomington. Alperovitz is a founding principal of the Democracy Collaborative, which researches paths towards ecologically sustainable, community-oriented change, and the democratization of wealth. He was invited to speak by local organizations that included Bloomingfoods, Bloomington Cooperative Living, and the Community Commons Project at Indiana University. In the …

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Daily Local News – December 14, 2015

Indiana Limestone Company is moving approximately 20 jobs to downtown Bloomington; News via Social Media creates “information bubbles”; The Third Annual Crimson Film Festival will be held tomorrow beginning at 9pm. FEATURE The political economist and historian Gar Alperovitz speaks in Bloomington about connecting community members to what he calls “anchor institutions.” ACTIVATE Salvation Army Food Pantry (Part 2) Part …

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Hola Bloomington – December 11, 2015

Locutores de HOLA Bloomington Luz Maria Lopez y Carlos Bakota platican con Israel Ruz y Sandy Lopez para la serie “Entrevistas con familias de Bloomington”. Además, los locutores hablan con Andrea Avena sobre Timebank. Platican sobre que es Timebank y como funciona en Bloomington. Hola Bloomington hosts Luz Maria Lopez and Carlos Bakota interview Israel Ruz and Sandy Lopez for …

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EcoReport – December 10, 2015

In today’s Eco-Report feature: What’s in your water? The safety of the local water supply has been called into question in recent weeks. WFHB News Director Joe Crawford has more on that story. 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 …

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bloomingOUT – Anita Gorrell and Indy PFLAG – December 10, 2015

Join hosts Jeff Jewel and Jeff Poling as they discuss Indianapolis PFLAG with Anita Gorrell. As always, you can also hear this week’s LGBTQ+ headlines. Tonight’s holiday music was “Every Day’s Like Christmas” by Kylie Minogue and “Hard Candy Christmas” by Cyndi Lauper. Hosts Jeff Jewel and Jeff Poling Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Olivia Davidson Engineer Andrew Sims

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Better Beware! – Two Current Scams

One of our listeners ran into a house-rental scam right here, and there are warnings out about a scam on the LinkedIn website. Here’s the stories!

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Black Student Solidarity March to Take Place Saturday on IU Campus

March organizers sold shirts featuring the words, "BLACK IUNITY." Many participants are planning to wear those shirts on Saturday. White says the proceeds from the sales will help pay the college application fees for high school students who could not otherwise afford to apply to attend IU.

On Saturday, a group of black students at Indiana University are planning a march as a symbol of solidarity in the wake of what organizers call racial transgressions on campus. The march begins at noon at the Sample Gates. WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke with an organizer of the march for today’s WFHB community report.

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