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Bloomington City Council Opposes Pence’s Stance Against Syrian Refugees

City Council members unanimously approved a resolution opposing Governor Pence’s actions to withhold support for Syrian refugees. City Clerk, Nicole Bolden, read the resolution aloud: “The measure opposes Governor Pence’s actions to withhold support from Syrian refugees; and welcome Syrian refugees to our state and our community. The resolution documents the widespread suffering of Syrians, the unconstitutional nature of the …

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Daily Local News – March 28, 2016

An inmate at the Monroe County Jail died over the weekend after falling from the top of his cell block; Police have charged a Gosport man with the rape and murder of a 15-month-old girl from Spencer; Indiana Governor Mike Pence vetoed a bill that would have limited the state’s ability to pass environmental regulations; The Bloomington City Council has …

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Activate! – Mark Houlemarde

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Mark Houlemarde is a PhD student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs program at Indiana University. He has experience working in areas of diversity education, judicial affairs, residence life, and gender-violence prevention. In this episode of Activate, Mark shares his experiences as an activist working to prevent sexual violence. Mark creates programming geared primarily for college students, particularly male …

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bloomingOUT – Dr. Bill Yarber – March 24, 2016

In this episode of bloomingOUT, anchors Jeff Poling and Ryne Shadday talk with Dr. Bill Yarber about new research pertaining to condom use. The bloomingOUT team also starts off the first day of WFHB’s Spring Fund Drive, giving their reasons for supporting WFHB’s and bloomingOUT impact as a community radio station that is a volunteer-powered asset to the local and …

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EcoReport – March 24, 2016

In today’s Ecoreport feature, we talk about the natural history of Cuba with Arturo Kirkconnell, biologist and co-author of the Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba 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 …

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The Natural History of Cuba

In today’s Ecoreport feature, we talk about the natural history of Cuba with Arturo Kirkconnell, biologist and co-author of the Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba.

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IN Nature – The Cuban Tody

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Today’s IN Nature segment features the Cuban Tody.

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Standing Room Only – Creating a 21st Century Digital Infrastructure

Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton has made creating a next-generation internet infrastructure a priority for his administration. On March 1st, Hamilton convened a community symposium with 11 local and national experts to examine local needs and opportunities, and to discuss best practices and delivery models. Tonight we’ll hear an excerpt from that half-day symposium, beginning with a panel on how a …

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Better Beware – Connection Dangers

Hackers are getting into everything connected online, including Smart Watches — and now, your car! The FBI has issued a warning about cars being hacked…so be aware, and beware. Better Beware was produced by Richard Fish.

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Lily Foundation Endowment Funds Education and Workforce Development

The Lilly Endowment, Inc. recently awarded grants totaling $42 million in support of regional development initiatives in southwest and central Indiana. WFHB Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan spoke with Community Foundation President Tina Peterson about the 17 million dollar education and workforce development aspects of the initiatives.

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