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Abby Lee Talks IU Theatre’s ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

Beginning this Friday, October 21st, the IU Theatre Department will perform the 2013 Tony Award winning play by Christopher Durang, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.” The play is a kind of modern riff on the plays of Anton Chekhov. In this next edition of Arts Interchange, Doug Storm interviews Abby Lee who plays Masha, the fading Hollywood actress. …

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Daily Local News – October 19, 2016

10/19/16 The Human Rights Campaign has awarded Bloomington with a top score in protecting LGBTQ-plus individuals in the community; As Donald Trump claims this year’s election is rigged, Indiana officials continued today to suggest that large-scale voter fraud might have occurred in the state; A local metal works company has been granted more time to correct high levels of zinc …

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Arts Interchange – Abby Lee Is Masha in IU Theatre’s Production of 2013 Tony Award Winning Play

Abby Lee, Justino Brokaw, and Tara Chiusano in the IU Theatre's production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

What follows is an unedited conversation with actress Abby Lee who will be performing the role of Masha in IU Theatre’s production of the 2013 Tony Award winning play by Christopher Durang, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang’s play revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a …

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Indiana Sec. of State Warns of New Possible “Voter Fraud,” But Declines To Give Details


AUDIO LINK: http://wfhb.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/VOTERS.mp3   The Indiana Secretary of State’s Office is reporting problems with voter registration information. In a statement released today, the Office says some Hoosier voters are reporting their birth dates or first names appear incorrectly in the state’s voter registration system. When that information is incorrect, it can make it more difficult for voters to determine whether they’re …

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Interchange – Selling Democracy: Part One of The Way of Neoliberalism


It’s the water we swim in, the air we breathe. It’s all around us – yet we hardly it notice most of the time. It’s a matrix of ideas, incentives, and assumptions that shape our politics, our economy, and our lives. Today we kick off the first show in a four-part series we’re calling “The Way of Neoliberalism” on the …

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Matt Pierce and Drew Ash Debate in Race for District 61

In today’s WFHB community report, we hear excerpts from our interview with two candidates for State Representative in District 61. That district includes most of Bloomington. The incumbent, Matt Pierce, is running against an independent, Drew Ash. In this next clip, Ash speaks first on his policies related to education.

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Daily Local News – October 18, 2016

10/18/16 The race between Evan Bayh and Todd Young for Indiana’s vacant Senate seat has cost almost $30 million, according to new financial disclosure reports; The Indiana Secretary of State’s Office is reporting problems with voter registration information; The new fraud claims from the Secretary of State also come after the state government has been accused of suppressing African American …

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Activate! – Wylie House Museum

The Wylie House Museum offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy to a house as it might have looked in the 1840’s. The house was originally the home of Dr. Andrew Wylie, Indiana University’s first President. Wylie House was inhabited by Wylies for nearly 80 years; Andrew Wylie built the house in 1835 and lived there with his wife Margaret and …

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Conflicting Mammography Guidelines May Jeopardize Women’s Ability to Get Treatment

It’s mid-October and by now, you’ve probably picked up on the fact its Breast Cancer awareness month. Women all over the country are being flooded with information about breast cancer and breast health, yet it’s estimated one third of women never get a mammogram. Women may be asking “at what age am I supposed to start having mammograms, and how …

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Indiana Voters to Decide Whether or Not Hunting and Fishing Should Be Protected by the State Constitution

This year’s November ballot comes with an unusual  proposition: an amendment to Indiana’s constitution. Question Number One on the ballot asks Hoosiers whether the state should incorporate hunting and fishing as a right in the state constitution, in the same article as freedom of speech and the right to a fair trial. In addition to assigning constitutional protection to hunting …

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