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Arts Interchange – King Lear In Original Pronunciation

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Audiences will be treated to King Lear the way it sounded in 1606 at its first performance at the Court of Saint James. Director and IU associate professor Murray McGibbon says that this is the first original pronunciation performance of William Shakespeare’s King Lear since the 17th century: “Making world theater history in Bloomington, Indiana.” McGibbon and Graham Hopkins, the …

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FINAL ELECTION RESULTS (Updated at 10 p.m.)

The following are Monroe County results from the primary election, supplied to WFHB by the Monroe County Clerk’s Office as of 10:00 p.m. These are only Monroe County’s results. Outcomes of statewide and federal races depend on results from Indiana’s 91 other counties. Only contested races are included. 100 percent of precincts are reporting. Democrats President Hillary Clinton: 35% Bernie Sanders: 65% …

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Interchange – Paul Robeson: The Most Dangerous Man In America

PAUL ROBESON LEADING SHIPYARD WORKERS IN SINGING THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER, OAKLAND, CA, SEPTEMBER 1942

It’s primary Tuesday here in Indiana and the Democratic primary features a candidate whose rhetoric focuses on workers’ rights and social democracy and it seems as if this were subversive…it’s not, or not very, as Noam Chomsky has called Bernie Sanders a New Deal Democrat–or what was once a mainstream political position. So for this program, we’re going to take …

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The Ins and Outs of Money – The Art of Being Money Smart

Our weekly segment providing economic education to keep your budget balanced, and connecting you to community resources that help you keep your finances functioning.

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Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton Announces New Steps for Development of Technology Park

Bloomington mayor John Hamilton has announced new steps to move forward with the development of a technology park adjacent to City Hall. Hamilton is recommending the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission partner with the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation to renovate the Dimension Mill building, which is part of the old Showers complex. The BEDC would redesign the building to attract entrepreneurial support …

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WFHB News Director Joe Crawford Speaks with Ted Cruz Rally Attendees

Hundreds of Ted Cruz supporters, protesters and curious onlookers descended on a shopping center at South Walnut Street and Miller Drive yesterday afternoon. The Republican presidential candidate stopped at the Wagon Wheel Country Market and Deli for about an hour for a rally. The line for the event stretched for several blocks by the time Cruz arrived at 6pm, joined …

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WFHB Correspondent Araceli Gomez Speaks with Primary Voters

This year Indiana is a crucial state in the primary elections for president. On the Republican side if Donald Trump wins the state he will need 36 percent of the remaining delegates to secure his place as the republican nominee. On the democratic side, if Hillary Clinton wins all of the Indiana delegates she will need 35 percent of the …

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Daily Local News – May 3, 2016

As of five o’clock this afternoon, thirty-one point four percent of the registered voters in Monroe County had cast ballots in the primary election; Bloomington mayor John Hamilton has announced new steps to move forward with the development of a technology park adjacent to City Hall. FEATURES Hundreds of Ted Cruz supporters, protesters and curious onlookers descended on a shopping …

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Bring It On! – May 2, 2016

Clarence Boone and Bev Calender-Anderson have a discussion on the Miss IU Scholarship Pageant. Do you have what it takes to win? Listen as two African-American winners of the pageant, Nancy Streets Lyons and Justus Coleman, along with pageant director Theresa White confront stereotypes and delve into first person accounts. PART ONE Clarence Boone and Bev Calender-Anderson have a discussion …

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Daily Local News – May 2, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Ted Cruz, is scheduled to be speaking in Bloomington at the Wagon Wheel Market on South Walnut Street; Monroe County received an infusion of a little more than three million dollars last week as the result of a deal made at the Statehouse during the final hours of this year’s legislative session; Indiana University recently announced that …

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