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Daily Local News – August 28, 2017

United Way of Monroe County hires Efrat Feferman as new Executive Director; After the Monroe County Community Schools Corporation halted “lunch shaming,” Brown County schools are following suit; The City of Bloomington’s Blucher Pool Wastewater Treatment Plant has a pervasive mold problem; Bloomington residents are upset over social media posts issued by Kilroy’s Recess bar; The City of Bloomington’s Human …

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Hola Bloomington – August 25, 2017

Locutora Luz López y Locutor Erick Gutiérrez dieron el seguimiento del tema introducido el mes pasado, ¡Hola Hombres! Hablaron sobre el género, la masculinidad, respeto entre otras cosas. Host Luz Lopez and Host Erick Gutierrez continued the previous topic from last month, ¡Hola Hombres! Also, they spoke about gender, masculinity, respect and more.

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Kite Line- August 25, 2017: Kara Wild- From the Midwest to a French Prison

This week’s story is that of Kara Wild. An anarchist prisoner from Chicago, Kara is a trans woman who has been in a French prison for over a year and a half. We first give some background on her case, and then hear from her friends and loved ones, who share some stories about Kara. We close with a song …

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bloomingOUT – LGBT News Update and Brett Roberts – August 24, 2017

Join producer Ryne Shadday and anchor Colin Shassberger as they discuss current LGBT news from around the world. Then meet Brett Roberts, BloomingOUT’s new volunteer. Find out who he is and what he hopes to bring to the show. Music selections include Jackie Shane, Kelela, and Absolutely Not. CREDITS: Anchors: Colin Shassberger and Ryne Shadday Executive Producer: Wes Martin Producer: …

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Big Talk! W/ Michael Glab: Kate Hess Pace

Kate Hess Pace comes from a long line of Hoosiers. Concerned about politics and the world around her — especially those in need — she left Indiana in 2010 to work as a community organizer in Minnesota. She has returned this year to help Southern Indiana people build blocs of power and, it’s hoped, improve their lives. Founder of Hoosier …

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Daily Local News – August 24, 2017

Forfeiture laws have been challenged in Indiana by two lawsuits; The city of Bloomington has officially updated its municipal code, allowing bicyclists to ride on certain sidewalks around the city; The Bloomington Board of Park Commissioners approved a cull to remove up to one hundred deer at Griffy Lake nature preserve this winter. FEATURE Kate Hess Pace comes from a …

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Daily Local News – August 23, 2017

Excise police arrested or ticketed over 100 people in Bloomington last weekend. The Monroe County Community School Board continues to take heat over deficiencies in its bus service during the first days of the 2017-2018 school year. During a public comment period, many community members took issue with the way DeMuth and the school board have handled the situation. FEATURE …

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New Indiana-Kentucky Planned Parenthood CEO

Christie Gillespie is taking the reins of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky. Gillespie came into WFHB’s studios yesterday and spoke with News Director Wes Martin about their work in Indiana, and in Bloomington.

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Students Beware

40,000 students just hit town, and there are LOTS of scams and swindles that target them this time of year. Here’s some of the most common ripoffs to watch out for.

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Interview with Author Doug Wissing on Afghanistan

Last night, President Trump called for the nation to funnel more troops and more money into Afghanistan. In his address, the president called for the outright defeat of ISIS and Al Qaeda, while making brief references to the Taliban. Author Doug Wissing has spent many months embedded with US Army units venturing out into outlying Afghanistan regions where he learned …

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