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Bring It On! – November 16, 2015

Cornelius Wright and Mattie White welcome Dr. Yolanda Treviño and Gloria Howell. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Cornelius and Mattie welcome Dr. Yolanda Treviño, IU Assistant Vice President for Strategy, Planning, & Assessment. She joins us, along with IU student Gloria Howell, to talk about the many initiatives being addressed through the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity …

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Interview with Queer Punk Band PWR BTTM

Tomorrow night, the New York-based punk duo PWR BTTM will perform at the Bishop Bar in Bloomington. WFHB correspondent Joshua Byron spoke with the members of the group, Oliver Bruce and Ben Hopkins, and we bring you that conversation now for today’s WFHB community report

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Daily Local News – November 16, 2015

Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced today that state agencies are suspending the resettlement of more Syrian refugees; All 17 Indiana University students in France have been reported safe after the terror attacks that took place in Paris on Friday; Bloomington’s Mayor-elect John Hamilton has announced the members of his Transition Advisory Committee; The Bloomington Commission on Sustainability heard a report …

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Hola Bloomington – November 13, 2015

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Carlos Bakota hablan con abogada de inmigración Christie Popp. Hablan sobre el tema de la inmigración, sobre cuestiones relevantes y la reforma migratoria. Además, Christie contesta las preguntas de los oyentas al aire. Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria and Carlos Bakota interview immigration lawyer Christie Popp. They talk about immigration. …

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bloomingOUT – Spencer PRIDE’s Cathy Wyatt and Katie Zuber – November 12, 2015

This week, join hosts Ryne Shadday and Jeff Jewel as they interview Spencer PRIDE’s Cathy Wyatt and Katie Zuber. The music this week is from James Bond movies, “Writing’s on the Wall” by Sam Smith and “Skyfall” by Adele. Hosts Ryne Shadday and Jeff Jewel Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Olivia Davidson Engineer Andrew Sims

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Hospital Re-utilization Steering Committee to Hold Third Public Meeting

This coming Monday the Hospital Site Reutilization Steering Committee will be holding its third public meeting. The meeting begins at 3:30 p.m. in the Bloomington City Council Chambers. With the Bloomington Hospital moving to a new location, the current hospital grounds will have to be repurposed. Nothing is currently set in stone as the project of determining what should be …

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Bloomington to Host Two Major Amateur Softball Tournaments

The City of Bloomington has just announced that in July of 2017 it will host two major tournaments for the Amateur Softball Association of America. WFHB correspondent Amanda Marino looked into how the tournaments could affect the larger community for this WFHB community report. The Amateur Softball Association presented Bloomington with a James Farrell Award of Excellence for hosting one …

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Daily Local News – November 12, 2015

A lawsuit filed by a Bloomington landlord is forcing the city to redo an eight-year-old set of sweeping changes to its zoning law; After a heated three-hour public meeting last week, the group behind the proposed Seven Oaks Classical School is pushing forward with plans to set up a charter school in Monroe County;The Director of the Monroe County Public …

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Voices in the Street – “ATO-No! Alpha Tau Omega is Disbanded at IU.”

About a month ago, the fraternity house Alpha Tau Omega released a sexually explicit video on Twitter and was subsequently shut down. The official move-out date was last Friday. ATO and select individuals were accused of hazing, endangering a student and lying to university officials. Voices in the Street wanted to know whether or not your friends and neighbors feel …

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Standing Room Only: A Discussion of Labor and Civil Rights

“Labor and Civil Rights” was the theme of a discussion on November 4, 2015, with the Rev. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP and founder of the Moral Mondays movement, and Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO. The discussion was part of Indiana University’s College of Arts and Sciences Fall 2015 Themester programming. Now in it’s seventh year, …

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