Home > News > DLN Features (page 117)

DLN Features

On-location features and special reports
Find more podcasts in the WFHB Archive

John Hamilton: Green Jobs for Bloomington

John Hamilton is opposing incumbent Democratic Mayor Mark Kruzan in the city’s primary elections this May. Last week, Hamilton held a press conference outlining his first policy initiative focused on greening the city and encouraging economic development. We go on location to his press conference February 3, with WFHB News Director January Jones in this WFHB Radio exclusive.

Read More »

J460 – Andrew Olanoff: Winter Homeless Shelters

During the winter months, the harsh elements make plain Bloomington’s lack of homeless shelter space. Andrew Olanoff explains the many causes of homelessness in Bloomington and how Bloomington’s network of shelters support the city’s homeless population. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class taught in part here at WFHB …

Read More »

J460 – Eric Stearley: Teen Homelessness

The omnipresence of homelessness in Bloomington does not discriminate. It affects all races, ethnicities, abilities, education levels, andage groups. Eric Stearley reports on how homelessness affects the youth of our community. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class taught in part here at WFHB where students learn to produce …

Read More »

J460 – Dan Kolodziej: Monroe County Poverty

It’s no secret that poverty is one of the most pressing problems in Monroe County. Dan Kolodziej reports on how poverty and homelessness have evolved in the Bloomington community. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class taught in part here at WFHB where students learn to produce radio features …

Read More »

J460 – Zach Schalk: Affordable Housing

Affordable housing is in short supply in the Bloomington area. Zach Schalk reports on Bloomington’s Section 8 housing program helps individuals on a low income afford the housing they need. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class taught in part here at WFHB where students learn to produce radio …

Read More »

J460 – Kenny Bruns: Criminal Justice Alternatives

Since the beginning of the recession, budget cuts have affected all levels and branches of government. Kenny Bruns reports on the local government’s attempt to modernize and improve Monroe County’s criminal justice system despite the harsh realities of the budget crisis. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class taught …

Read More »

J460 – Sara Baldwin: Pinnacle School

Educating children with learning disabilities presents unique challenges. Sara Baldwin tells the story of a group of parents who took matters into their own hands and created a different kind of school equipped to educate those with learning disabilities. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class taught in part …

Read More »

J460 – Caitlin O’Hara: Arts Education

The Bloomington community is known for its strong support of artists and art lovers. Caitlin O’Hara reports that despite budget cuts in the classroom, several members of the Bloomington community are fighting to keep this artistic tradition alive in Bloomington schools. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class taught …

Read More »

J460 – Kerri Richardson: Future Teachers

The budget crisis in local schools is leading our teachers to question their job security. Kerri Richardson reports on the harsh job climate faced by the teachers of today and tomorrow. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class taught in part here at WFHB where students learn to produce …

Read More »

J460 – Rachel Cerrone: Arts Education Funding

After devastating state budgets, Monroe County Schools received a much-needed increase in funding with passage of the November voter referendum that increases local property taxes to make up the difference. With this money Monroe County schools hope to restore programs that were eliminated with summer budget cuts. Rachel Cerrone reports on the state of music education funding in Bloomington schools. …

Read More »