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WFHB’s Cast of Characters Featuring Adam Riviere

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In the WFHB series, Cast of Characters, we go looking for local people with interesting personal stories. We bring you another installment of the Cast of Characters series now with WFHB correspondent Amanda Marino.

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Parents Voice Concerns Over Shrinking Summer Breaks

At two public forums last month, parents of local school children expressed overwhelming dissatisfaction with the school calendar. The Calendar Committee of the Monroe County Community School Corporation organized the forums, for September 23rd and 24th , to gather comments from parents. Hundreds of parents attended the first meeting, at Bloomington High School South. Most of the speakers expressed issues …

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Interview with Grammy Winner Rhiannon Giddens

Rhiannon Giddens will be in Bloomington on Monday, October 12th, to perform at The Buskirk Chumley Theater. Giddens uses her voice and platform to showcase the hidden histories of Black String Music, in particular the banjo, which in her words is at the heart of American Music. Giddens spoke to Interchange Host Doug Storm about the way she seeks to …

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Democratic U.S. Senate Hopeful John Dickerson Speaks with WFHB

So far, two Democrats have announced they will compete next year to represent Indiana in the U.S. Senate. One candidate is Baron Hill, the former U.S. representative from Seymour. Hill represented Indiana’s 9th District, which includes the Monroe County area. The other candidate is John Dickerson, the longtime executive director of the Arc of Indiana, which offers services to people …

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The Ins and Outs of Money – Protect Yourself from Identity Theft: Part 1

Identity theft is everywhere, but there are ways to minimize your risks of being exposed or hacked. Kristina tells you how in this three-part series. The Ins and Outs of Money is produced by Ryan Stacy with help from Kristina Wiltsee, in partnership with the Monroe County Public Library and The United Way of Monroe County.

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“Radical Arts” – The Burroughs Century on Experimental Media, the Wounded Galaxies Festival

The Wounded Galaxies Festival begins in Bloomington on Thursday, October 8th. The four-day festival includes film screenings, musical performances and other events that emphasize what organizers call “the subversive potentials of montage, remixes, appropriations, cutups and rearrangements of all kinds.” Participants include the feminist, fictionalist, and DIY filmmaker Chris Kraus, as well as bassist, composer and improviser James Ilgenfritz, who …

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Talking Riots with Joshua Clover

Riots are coming and with greater intensity and frequency, according to poet and political theorist Joshua Clover. Clover will give a talk on riots as historical phenomena, on Saturday October 3rd in Bloomington. The event begins at 5 p.m. at the I. FELL building, located at 415 W 4th Street. Clover’s talk will be followed by a reading from his …

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Proposed Apartment Complex Concerns Neighbors

Drive most anywhere in Bloomington and you’ll see evidence of the city’s unprecedented boom in apartment construction. Seemingly every new proposal begins a complicated drama that plays out between residents, developers, and city government. Today, WFHB correspondent Jerrod Dill brings us a story about one such proposal.

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Individuals in the Transgender Community May Be at Greater Risk of Certain Health Effects

A new study out of IU and the University of Richmond shows what has long been understood about transgender people in the United States: that they experience major and daily discrimination. But the study goes on to look at how that discrimination affects the physical health of those same people. This afternoon, WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke to one …

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“The Hunting Ground” Examines Rape on College Campuses

Tonight at 7 p.m., an IU student group is screening a film titled, The Hunting Ground, a documentary about rape on college campuses. For more on that, WFHB correspondent and IU student Amanda Marino brings us this report.

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