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Eco’s “Get Out and Hike!” – January 4th, 2018

In this weeks episode of “Get out and Hike!” WFHB’s Jan Walker interviews Stacy Duke from the Hoosier National Forest.

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Eco Report – January 4th, 2018

Eco Report’s Julianna Dailey and David Lyman report on President Trump’s elimination of a rule that enabled the government to criminally prosecute businesses for accidentally injuring and killing migratory birds. Also on a new study on converting completely to renewable electricity, how Several areas of wilderness have been targeted for exploitation, and more in this week’s episode of Eco Report. …

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Better Beware – A New Year and New Ways to Protect Yourself

Let’s take a look at where we stand, what we can look forward to, and how we can at least try to keep ourselves safe in the face of an increasing avalanche of attacks by scammers and con artists from all over the world. First of all, we all know that our personal information has probably been stolen by now, …

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Prosecutors, Paramedics Training to Recognize Domestic Violence Strangulation

Monroe County prosecutors handled 50 strangulation cases in 2017. It’s hard to get domestic violence survivors to describe their experiences. It’s often re-traumatizing to talk about it, even among people they trust. Chidinma was waiting on a judge to sign her divorce papers when her estranged husband showed up at her house one night with a handgun and a machete. …

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Daily Local News – January 2, 2018

We’ll continue our best of 2017 with stories from around your community— In today’s Daily Local News, we hear how an organization encourages local women to run for public office, and hear from public officials about their experience as women in public office; we’ll also hear about increasing financial constraints on child support services as the opioid epidemic continues to …

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Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton and the Monroe County Commissioners proclaim WFHB Community Radio Day

On Monday, January 4, 1993, WFHB began broadcasting at 91.3 in south central Indiana. As a music station, we’ve offered an eclectic mix of local, regional and international music, including live in-studio performances for the past 25 years. Fourteen years ago, WFHB’s News Department began the only half-hour local news radio programming in Indiana. The News Department supports 23 Public Affairs programs and has received …

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Interchange – Storied Into Being: Martin Puchner On the Written World

From Alexander the Great’s “pillow book” (The Iliad) to the Mayan Popul Vuh; from Gilgamesh to Harry Potter by way of Goethe and the notion of “world literature”–tonight we contemplate The Written World. World Literature is a concept first expressed by Johann Wolfgang Goethe in 1827: If we Germans do not look beyond the narrow circle of our own environment, …

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Daily Local News – January 1, 2018

Happy New Year! We continue our ‘Best of 2017’ with stories from around your community— In today’s Daily Local News, the city of Bloomington and Monroe County join a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, the city advances measures to curb downtown student apartments, a public education advocacy group challenges Ellettsville’s Seven Oaks Classical School in a federal lawsuit, and Indiana takes …

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Kite Line- December 29, 2017: You Can’t Force the State to Abide by the Law

In this week’s episode, we hear from Valerie Buford, the sister of Leon Benson, a prisoner here in Indiana. Valerie talks about the circumstances that lead to Leon being imprisoned on a murder charge since 1998. Through her story, you can hear how difficult it is to navigate the legal system, especially with few financial resources. Valerie walked us through …

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bloomingOUT – Jean Capler – December 28, 2017

This week BloomingOUT hosts Frankie, Rachel and Alex are joined by guest Jean Capler. Jean Capler is a social worker and LGBTQ+ activist. She shares her experiences and gives advice on how to incorporate local and national advocacy in your life. The group discuss systemic changes to improve lives within the LGBT community, including an extended conversation regarding adoption cases …

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