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EcoFeature – Part One of Our Interview with David Rudnick, Science Coordinator at the Everglades National Park

In today’s EcoReport feature, we bring you part one of correspondent Norm Holy’s interview with David Rudnick, the science coordinator at the Everglades National Park.

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EcoReport – October 13, 2016

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 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 eco-related …

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Standing Room Only: 2016 Candidate Forums, MCCSC School Board and Monroe County Commissioner

Tonight on Standing Room Only, we will be continuing our series of local candidate forums. This series will continue through October and will feature interviews with candidates running for county commissioners, county treasurer, county auditor, and state representative. To start this hour, WFHB’s Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan speaks with M-C-C-S-C School Board District Two candidates Sue Wanzer and Jim …

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Bloomington Prepares for Syrian Refugee Resettlement in March

The Bloomington area is preparing for the arrival of Syrian refugees as soon as March of next year. WFHB correspondent Leah Carter has more on that story for today’s WFHB community report.

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Daily Local News – October 12, 2016

The Bloomington Plan Commission has approved a housing project associated with the planned Tech Park, also known as the Trades District; Bloomington Bagel Company owner Sue Aquila has cleared one more hurdle in her effort to create a new home for her business; The National Center for Education Statistics finds that about one-fifth of new public school teachers quit before …

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Better Beware – Current scams & IRS bust – Bad and Good News

These days, scammers are running wild and here’s a tipoff on two of the current hot potatoes, plus some good news about a massive bust on the familiar IRS scam.

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WFHB to Host Community Conversation: Race and Privilege–a Backyard Perspective


On Thursday, Oct. 27, WFHB’s Interchange will host a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Amrita Myers that focuses on topics prompted by the highly publicized police shootings of unarmed Black Americans in recent years and the subsequent rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. Hosted by Doug Storm, topics to be discussed include race, racism, privilege, and policing, with special emphasis …

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Interchange – The World at Large: Eliot Weinberger On Everything

"Perhaps the most famous rhinoceros who ever lived..." Portrait of Clara in Paris in 1749, by Jean-Baptiste Oudry.

“Doing no violence to living things, not even a single one of them, wander alone like a rhinoceros.”* All of our songs tonight feature the whirlwind as a kind of tribute to a central essay called “The Vortex,” written by our guest Eliot Weinberger and found in his serial essay begun in 2007 called An Elemental Thing. That work continues …

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Anger At Police, IU, Prisons, Other Institutions Voiced at Black Lives Matter Rally


AUDIO LINK: http://wfhb.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/20161011blmFEATURE.mp3 More than an hour before hundreds of people would march through downtown, and hold a more than 20-minute demonstration in the street in front of the Bloomington police station, Liz Mitchell and several others stood in a parking lot fastening pieces of paper to black and white balloons. On each of the dozens of pieces of paper was …

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Daily Local News – October 11, 2016

10/11/16 A federal judge has ruled against former city of Bloomington projects manager Justin Wykoff in a lawsuit over the terms of his restitution payments to the city; An Indiana State Police investigation into voter fraud in Indianapolis has now grown to include over half the counties in the state. The list of affected counties includes Monroe, Greene, Owen, and …

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