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The Top Stories of 2014 – Sexual Assault

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The Top Stories of 2014 is a special production of WFHB News, looking back on the stories that define the year in news. From deer to development, education to equality, national issues became local, and Indiana worked to set itself apart. The Top Stories of 2014 is produced by Alycin Bektesh and Joe Crawford.

Bloomington Beware! – Holiday Scams Part 3

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More info and warnings about holiday-themed scams that are suckering all too many victims at a time when we all should be happy and trusting, instead of fearful and suspicious.

Activate! – Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard: Patrick Siney

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Patrick Siney, a volunteer for Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard and many other local non-profits, discusses opportunities at “The Hub” and talks about how volunteering has made a huge difference in his life. Also, ways for you to connect your talents to non-profits in our community through volunteering from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network.

LINKS

Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard

New Hope Family Shelter Website Designer
Graphic Designers & Photographers – check the listings at http://www.bloomingtonvolunteernetwork.org/searchopportunities

Books Unbound – Heaven’s Cafe: A Miscellany for Solstice Eve

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“Heaven’s Café” is a seasonal episode of Books Unbound featuring poetry from China, Germany, Mexico, Palestine, Cuba and England, with a tribute to the late Mark Strand and one of Dostoyevsky’s lesser-known stories, “The Christmas Tree and the Wedding”. The program explores seasonal themes of Heaven/the heavens: how we mark the season and align ourselves to celestial phenomena, and how at the end of the year’s cycle we dwell on loss, especially love lost—but also revisit childhood and beginnings with often unforeseen consequences.

Co-hosts: Doug Storm and Sarah Torbeck
Announcer: Berklea Going

READINGS

  • “New Year’s Watch” and “Visiting the Temple of Auspicious Fortune on New Year’s Eve” by the 11th-century Chinese poet Su Shi (Patsy Rahn, Pei-Shan Yu)
  • “After the Rain” by World War One-era poet Richard Dehmel (Frank Buczolich, in both German and his own translation)
  • Poetry by the 17th-century Colonial Mexican poet Sor Juana on the Nativity and the cosmos (Berklea Going, Eric Rensberger, Cynthia Wolfe, Sonia Velázquez)
  • “A Prayer to the New Year” by the 20th-century Palestinian poet Fadwa Tuqan (Ali Alnahhabi, Cynthia Wolfe)
  • “The Coming of Light” by Mark Strand, a brief tribute to the Canadian-American poet who died last month (Frank Buczolich)
  • “The Christmas Tree and the Wedding” by Dostoyevsky (Sarah Torbeck, with Russian intro by Pavel Abramov)
  • “Christmas of 2012″ by the Cuban dissident writer and photographer Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo (Tony Brewer)
  • “On Heaven” by Ford Madox Ford, writing as Ford Madox Heuffer, again taking us to the WW1 era, imagining the afterlife as meeting his lost beloved in a cafe in the South of France (Doug Storm)

Music excerpted from the Sonata for Viola and Piano of Dmitri Shostakovich.

Produced by Cynthia Wolfe with Doug Storm.
Written by Cynthia Wolfe with contributions from Ali Alnahhabi, Frank Buczolich and Doug Storm.
Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh.

Hola Bloomington – December 19, 2014

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Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria, Carlos Bakota, Minerva Sosa, John Nieto-Phillips y Christie Popp hablan sobre la acción ejecutiva del presidente Obama sobre la reforma migratoria. Ademas, se habla sobre la importancia del voto Latino.

Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria, Carlos Bakota, Minerva Sosa, John Nieto-Phillips y Christie Popp talk about President Obama’s executive action on immigration reform. In addition, we talk about the importance of the Latino vote in the next election.

bloomingOUT – December 18, 2014

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Tonight, our hosts Jeff Jewel and Ryne Shadday reflect on news from Alexandria, IN where the First United Methodist Church will close it’s doors on December 31st after over 100 years in existence due to the ousting of it’s gay music director, Adam Fraley. The discussion opens with our guests Justin Ford, a professor at the Kelley School of Business and Patrick Richmond, a teacher and a Kaylie Jones Books writer. Our music tonight was “Let it Go” (a Bonus Track) by Pentatonix from their That’s Christmas to Me release. We also heard a weekly segment, First Year Out with Nick Tumino, as well as Out on Campus. We would like to thank our guests Justin Ford and Patrick Richmond for joining us tonight.

Hosts Jeff Jewel, Ryne Shadday
Producer Olivia Davidson
Executive Producer Alycin Bektesh
Script Coordinator Hayley Bass
Engineer Carissa Barrett

EcoReport – Mining Close to Home: IU Professor Michael Hendryx

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This week on Ecoreport, IU Professor Michael Hendryx discusses the health implications of living near mining operations.

The Top Stories of 2014: Parents Protest at Fairview Elementary

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Today on the Top Stories of 2014, former school board candidate Brandon Shurr joins Alycin and Joe in the studio to discuss changes made at Fairview Elementary School and the ensuing protests from parents and students.

The Top Stories of 2014 is a special production of WFHB News, looking back on the stories that define the year in news. From deer to development, education to equality, national issues became local, and Indiana worked to set itself apart. The Top Stories of 2014 is produced by Alycin Bektesh and Joe Crawford.

EcoReport – December 18, 2014

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This week on Ecoreport, IU Professor Michael Hendryx discusses the health implications of living near mining operations.

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 headline news, a feature interview or event recording, and a calendar of events of interest to the environmentally conscious.

Today’s Anchors: Dan Young and Alicyn Bektesh.
This week’s news stories were written by Linda Greene, David Murphy, and Norm Holy. Our feature and broadcast engineer is Dan Withered. This week’s calendar was compiled by Dan Young.
EcoReport is produced by Dan Young. Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh.

The Top Stories of 2014: Oh, Deer

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Today on the Top Stories of 2014, Herald Times City Government Reporter Lindsey Erdody joins Alycin and Joe in the studio to discuss the progression of deer management during the year, and the efforts taken by those who oppose the kill.

The Top Stories of 2014 is a special production of WFHB News, looking back on the stories that define the year in news. From deer to development, education to equality, national issues became local, and Indiana worked to set itself apart. The Top Stories of 2014 is produced by Alycin Bektesh and Joe Crawford.

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