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Daily Local News – November 24, 2015

The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging Governor Mike Pence’s decision to block the resettlement of Syrian refugees; A bill introduced by state lawmakers last week could make it more difficult for Bloomington officials to target discrimination; Bloomington’s incoming mayor is raising questions about plans for the proposed Trades District downtown; The …

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Bring It On! – November 23, 2015

Cornelius Wright and Jim Sims welcome Doris Sims, Beverly Calender-Anderson, and William Hosea. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Cornelius and Jim welcome friends for a round table discussion on the holiday traditions and the blessings of family. We start out the night on the phenomenon of the Patti Labelle Sweet Potato Pie. PART TWO Headline news of interest to the …

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Local Dance Event Brings AIDS Awareness

WFHB correspondent Joshua Byron speaks with Jan Lucas Grimm who will be helping host an event next week on World AIDS day. The event, titled “Dancing Into the Heart Of Compassion,” seeks to raise support and awareness of AIDS in Africa. It is scheduled to take place December 1 at the Commons in Columbus, Indiana.

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Daily Local News – November 23, 2015

A meeting next week will include new details about the five preliminary routes for section 6 of Interstate 69; Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis plans to introduce 14 All Gender restrooms across campus; The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has announced a program to control the common carp population at Griffy Lake; Bloomington’s B-Line Trail has been recognized by a …

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Books Unbound – Killing Voltaire, November 13 Edition: An Observance for Charlie Hebdo (Audio Updated)

In response to the November 13 attacks in Paris, Books Unbound revisits an episode originally created in the wake of the January 7 attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo. (Note to WFHB broadcast listeners: The encore presentation of Guantánamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, previously announced for this date, has been postponed.) Classic and contemporary free-speech quotations from the Voice of …

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Hola Bloomington – November 20, 2015

Locutora de HOLA Bloomington, Araceli Gomez-Aldana, entrevista a Yanin Bello y Ivan Heredia, los dos son miembros de nuestra comunidad y propietarios de negocios en Bloomington. Además, escuchamos dos segmentos creados por estudiantes que están aprendiendo el Español. Primero estudiantes en la universidad que están en la clase de gramática avanzada ensenada por Amina Shabani. Nos hablan de sus dificultades …

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Excerpt from New Series “Open Doors”

A group of audio journalism students at IU has begun gathering coming out stories from local residents who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer. A new episode of that series, titled Open Doors, will air in just more than an hour on BloomingOUT. For today’s WFHB community report, we hear the first installment of that series, which aired …

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Jared Fogle Sentenced to Fifteen and a Half Years in Prison

Former Subway sandwich spokesman Jared Fogle was sentenced to 15 and a half years in federal prison today after pleading guilty to charges of child pornography possession and paying for sex with minors. A federal judge also sentenced Fogle to a lifetime of supervision after his release and a fine of $175,000. The judge’s sentence went even further than what …

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Indiana Supreme Court will not Consider Appeal from John Myers II

The Indiana Supreme Court decided unanimously not to consider an appeal from John Myers II, the man convicted of killing IU student Jill Behrman in 2000. Myers recieved a 65-year sentence for the student’s murder. Behrman was 19-years-old and a freshman when she disappeared during a bike ride in Bloomington. Her remains were found three years later by hunters in …

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Public Comment on Seven Oaks Classical School Ends Tomorrow

Public comment on the charter for Seven Oaks Classical School ends tomorrow. Seven Oaks is a charter school that would open in the fall of 2016 at the Eagles Landing Mall building in Ellettsville. A member of the Seven Oaks board, Terry English, has said the school would have a more conservative approach to education than other local public schools. …

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