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Better Beware – Fiddle Game

Another in our look at the relatively-few Basic Con Games focuses on a couple of team efforts, which got their names from a violin and a glass eye.

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Firehouse Sessions – Joan Shelley

On May 31, Joan Shelley and Nathan Salzburg stopped by the WFHB studios before the evening’s show at the Bishop. Bloomington is the first stop on Joan’s tour in support of her most recent album titled, Joan Shelley. SONGS PERFORMED: 1. We’d Be Home 2. Pull Me Up One More Time 3. If the Storms Never Came 4. Cost of …

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Activate! – Global Gifts Bloomington: Joy Bhattacharya

Joy Bhattacharya

Original Air Date: 6/19/2017 Joy Bhattacharya is a volunteer any organization would be lucky to have. She is curious, hardworking, and can be counted on to go the extra mile. She has dedicated over 60 hours to Wonderlab alone. Her work with Global Gifts Fair Trade store, Habitat for Humanity, and Wonderlab shows only one small part of why Joy …

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Proposed Housing Complex Raises Environmental Concerns

A proposed housing complex on an environmentally sensitive site cleared the Bloomington Plan Commission last night, despite a recommendation by the city’s Environmental Commission not to approve it. Mecca Companies is proposing to build a multi-family apartment complex on eight acres on North Crescent Drive. At least 70 percent of the units will be dedicated to workforce housing. Commission member …

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Interchange – Hillary Clinton: Always the Wrong Kind of Woman?

Regardless of your politics, regardless of her politics, it’s hard to argue that Hillary Clinton hasn’t been on the receiving end of a constant and deep misogyny from across the political spectrum, Left, Right, and Center. And when it comes to the media, it’s a frozen narrative–Hillary Clinton’s negative press is nearly always focused on the ways she is the wrong …

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Everyday People: Active Aging Coalition

WFHB’s weekly community resources segment. In this week’s segment, we discuss clutter and stress with the Active Aging Coalition. The Coalition meets the third Thursday of every month from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the Meadowood Retirement Community.

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I-69 Construction Faces Funding Problems

As the public-private partnership responsible for building Section 5 of I-69 falters, some local residents are saying ‘I told you so.’ Correspondent Lyndsay Jones has more on that story in today’s WFHB community report.

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Daily Local News – June 13, 2017

A proposed housing complex on an environmentally sensitive site cleared the Bloomington Plan Commission last night, despite a recommendation by the city’s Environmental Commission not to approve it; The levels of disinfection byproducts in the city’s water remain relatively low, according to monthly tests by the City of Bloomington; Local entrepreneurs from small-scale startups got the opportunity to pitch their …

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Bring It On! – June 12, 2017

Cornelius Wright and Leila Randle host interviews,  one on the history of Juneteenth through the decades, and the other on open-mic night comedy from a personal perspective.  One funny interview, and one solemn.  Both riveting.   PART ONE As part of Ivy Tech’s Lifelong Learning classes, Cornelius Wright and Renee Reed participated in a standup comedy group.  The “final” was …

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Penny Caudill of the Monroe County Health Department Speaks about Hepatitis C

According to the Centers for Disease Control, Baby Boomers — those born between 1945 and 1965 — are five time more likely to have Hepatitis C than other populations. A chronic Hepatitis C infection can cause liver damage. In fact, the disease is the leading cause of liver cancer and liver transplants, according to the CDC. Sarah Vaughan spoke about …

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