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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: One Year Anniversary

WFHB News Director Joe Crawford took a chance on Big Talk three years ago. The idea for a weekly regular feature on the Daily Local News spotlighting compelling people from in and around Bloomington might have been intriguing but carrying it out would be a challenge. After some fits and starts, Big Talk became a Thursday fixture on the DLN …

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Bart Everson, From Local TV Slacker-Provocateur to Atheist Religion Author

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the first episode of Rox, also known as J and B on the Rox, arguably the most controversial show ever to air on public access TV in Bloomington. The program generated outrage and calls for its removal during its hay day in the early and mid 1990s. It has also been one of …

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The Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Over five and a half million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s Disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. With the majority of that population over the age of sixty, people living with Alzheimer’s often need help from caretakers, friends, and family. WFHB Correspondent Arjun Balasundaram visited a fundraising event for the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which is scheduled for September …

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Coroner Investigation Costs Increase Due To Opioid Deaths

The Monroe County Coroner is seeing an increase in costs associated with death investigations driven by the opioid epidemic. Taxpayers are footing the bill. Reporter Sarah Vaughan spoke with Coroner Joani Shields for today;s community report.

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Dan Canon

The son of a single mother, he dropped out of high school and played in a rock ’n roll band for ten years. Then he got serious about life and put himself through college and law school. In 2015 he argued before the United States Supreme Court for marriage equality and won the landmark case. Now, Dan Canon is running …

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Martinsville, Morgan County Scramble To Provide Ambulance Service

When their sole ambulance provider unexpectedly pulled out of a service agreement, Martinsville and Morgan County were left scrambling to pick up the slack. Correspondent Jerrod Dill brings us a story about local government success.

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Sheriff’s Office Considers Prioritizing Naloxone for First Responders

In a morning press release on July 11, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office stated that a lack of the anti-overdose medication Naloxone made it necessary for deputies to prioritize use of the drug on themselves and other first responders, rather than on people overdosing. Sheriff Brad Swain told WFHB News Director Wes Martin that one nasal-spray Naloxone dose existed per …

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Rise To Run Helps Young Women Rise To Their Political Aspirations

Rise to Run is a national organization working at the grass roots level to install confidence and skill in young women with political aspirations. The organization’s local branch has been holding a series of information sessions. Last week’s session drew a crowd of 45 women in a range of ages. WFHB Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan attended last week’s session, …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Peggy

We call them the homeless, as if they’re all alike and their entire lives can be reduced to a single descriptive word. Thousands, hundreds of thousands, up to half a million people in America may not know precisely where they’re going to sleep tonight or where their next meal will come from. A woman named Peggy is one such person. …

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Veterans Reflect On Independence Day

Yesterday, as citizens marked the 241st anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, WFHB stopped by Bloomington’s branch of the Veterans of Foreign Wars to talk with military families about the holiday. Reporter Arjun Balasundaram brings us that story for today’s WFHB community report.

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