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Big Talk w/ Michael Glab: Peter Lopilato

The Ryder magazine and film series have been Bloomington institutions through five different decades. Founder, publisher, and film curator Peter Lopilato started the sibling operations in a cramped artists studio doubling as his apartment above what is now the Uptown Cafe — the building was once known as the Chelsea Hotel of Bloomington. His is the story of a man …

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Bring It On Interviews Police About shootings and Citizen Response

On Monday, the hosts of WFHB’s African American Public Affairs show, Bring It On, sat down with two members of the Indiana State Police Department to discuss recent police shootings and citizen responses. Hosts William Hosea and Amrita Myers spoke with Sergeant Todd Durnil and Captain Ruben Marte. We bring you a portion of their conversation now for today’s WFHB …

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Bloomington and Ellettsville: How a Developer’s Lawsuit Reveals Differences In Planning Policies

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Earlier this month, WFHB reported on a lawsuit filed by a developer against the Ellettsville plan commission. Today, correspondent Jerrod Dill brings the in-depth story behind the lawsuit, and what it says about the differences between Bloomington and Ellettsville. The Ellettsville Plan Commission’s full findings of fact in the case concerning is available here.

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Monroe County Commissoners Seek Reimbursement for Audit

Monroe County Commissioners are seeking reimbursement for $150,000 they spent to hire consulting firm Hartman and Williams in 2014 to audit the offices of the county treasurer and the auditor. The county is filing a claim with the agencies that bonded current county treasurer, Cathy Smith; and former County Auditor, Steve Saulter, for reimbursement of money that the county spent …

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Big Talk w/ Michael Glab: Joni McGary and Jane Kupersmith

Bloomington business owners Joni McGary and Jane Kupersmith join Michael Glab on today’s Big Talk. Joni owns Lucky Guy Bakery and Jane is co-owner of Hopscotch Coffee. Joni grew up in an era when women still were expected to stay home and keep house. Jane came of age at a time when the first women had entered a somewhat more …

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Daily Local News – August 24 2016

Indiana University Bloomington is denying that it violated Title IX in a case involving a former IU student and Delta Tau Delta fraternity member; Once again, Indiana University Bloomington is included in the Campus Pride List of the top lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or LGBTQ)-friendly colleges and universities; The Bicentennial Class of 2020 at Indiana University claims the highest …

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Saturday is the 4th Annual Makevention Maker’s Fair

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Fans of the maker movement, and those just curious about creative approaches to tools and materials, will find inspiration and entertainment this Saturday at Makevention, Bloomington’s annual maker fair featuring the work of area inventors, programmers, builders, and artists. The free all-ages event, now in its fourth year, takes place at the Monroe County Convention Center in downtown Bloomington, and …

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New IU Policy Seeks to Curb Excess Drinking in Greek Houses

Members of fraternities and sororities at Indiana University have spoken out in recent months about a new university policy that would impact their privacy and ban hard alcohol from their houses. The issue is coming to a head now, as the deadline for Greek organizations to approve the agreement is next week. WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke to university …

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New Study Features IU Faculty-Driven Data on Learning Analytics

A new initiative led by Indiana University-Bloomington will take a deeper dive into data collected on students. The hope is that the faculty-driven initiative will inform teaching and advising methods, and improve student learning. Ultimately, supporters hope it will increase student success in their chosen degree tracks. IU will be joined in the study by four other universities, all of …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Jason and Ginger

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Separately and together, singer and guitarist duo Ginger Curry and Jason Fickel have been entertaining Bloomington audiences with their song stylings for years. This month they released their third CD, “Some Kind of Love,” on Lost Canyon Records. Fickel wrote four of the songs on the new album and the rest are covers of standards and hidden gems penned by …

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