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IU School Accepts More Koch Brothers Cash

The IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs, or SPEA, recently announced that it will continue its close financial relationship with right-wing philanthropist Koch brothers. In December SPEA Dean John Graham announced that a professor at its IUPUI wing will receive a $210,000 grant from the Charles Koch Foundation. According to Greenpeace the Koch brothers have spent at least $79 …

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IN Nature – Sawwhet Owl

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Interchange – Confronting Black Jacobins: “The Cannibals of the Terrible Republic”

REVENGE TAKEN BY THE BLACK ARMY FOR THE CRUELTIES PRACTISED ON THEM BY THE FRENCH, ENGRAVED BY INIGO BARLOW, FROM 'AN HISTORIC ACCOUNT OF THE BLACK EMPIRE OF HAITI', PUBLISHED IN 1805 (ENGRAVING) BY MARCUS RAINSFORD

It was Thomas Jefferson who called the Black Jacobins “the cannibals of the terrible republic” in a letter to Aaron Burr dated 11 February 1799. …it is impossible the French should invade us since the annihilation of their power on the sea, our constituents will see in these preparations the utmost anxiety to guard them against even impossibilities. the Southern …

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Bring It On! – January 4, 2016

Clarence Boone and William Hosea welcome retiring four-term City of Bloomington Clerk, Regina Moore. PART ONE Clarence Boone and William Hosea welcome retiring four-term City of Bloomington Clerk, Regina Moore. Ms. Moore discusses her tenure as clerk and her recruitment initiatives aimed at filling City boards and commissions with a diverse group of citizens. In her own words, she shared …

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Whooping Cranes

Today’s EcoReport Holiday Special features a 3 part interview with Operation Migration Co-founder Joe Duff, as he talks about their experimental Migration training for Whooping Cranes using Ultra-light aircraft, and the future for their experimental Crane re-introduction program. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional …

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EcoReport -Holiday Special- December 25, 2015

Today’s EcoReport Holiday Special features an essay by Jeff Tryon entitled “Everybody’s Forest, the trees we own in common.” . This was broadcast as part of the December installment of WFHB’s Brown County Hour. Then we have excerpts of Lucille and Mary Bertuccio’s readings from Lucille’s Book of Essays- Au Natural-. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage …

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Firehouse Follies – “Negotiating The Santa Clause”

The Winter 2015 Firehouse Follies, “Negotiating the Santa Clause,” was performed on Dec. 13 in the Waldron Auditorium. Special musical guest was Chicago singer/songwriter Michael Peter Smith, and the show also featured the WFHB Gospel Gurlz and our band the Firehouse Rounders. We presented a brief history of the building known as the Ivy Tech Waldron Arts Center, celebrating its 100th year, and also went …

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Interchange – The Matter of Black Lives on Interchange in 2015

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Interchange reviews 2015 with a specific look at the programs which detailed the history and present moment of Black lives in the United States of America. We can’t offer highlights from all of these so there are links for you to go to the full programs below. The programs excerpted tonight feature Rhiannon Giddens, Amrita Myers, Amira Davis, Gerald Horne, …

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Top Stories of 2015: A New Mayor in Town

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WFHB is counting down the 10 most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. Number 7 on our countdown is “A New Mayor in Town.” All the top elected positions in Bloomington were up for grabs this year – elections were held to select the mayor and all nine …

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Top Stories of 2015: Hospital Headaches

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WFHB is counting down the 10 most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. Number 8 on our countdown is “Hospital Headaches.” There’s been talk for years that the IU Health Bloomington Hospital would eventually move out of its space on 2nd street in downtown Bloomington. The hospital purchased …

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