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Bring It On! – June 12, 2017

Cornelius Wright and Leila Randle host interviews,  one on the history of Juneteenth through the decades, and the other on open-mic night comedy from a personal perspective.  One funny interview, and one solemn.  Both riveting.   PART ONE As part of Ivy Tech’s Lifelong Learning classes, Cornelius Wright and Renee Reed participated in a standup comedy group.  The “final” was …

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Penny Caudill of the Monroe County Health Department Speaks about Hepatitis C

According to the Centers for Disease Control, Baby Boomers — those born between 1945 and 1965 — are five time more likely to have Hepatitis C than other populations. A chronic Hepatitis C infection can cause liver damage. In fact, the disease is the leading cause of liver cancer and liver transplants, according to the CDC. Sarah Vaughan spoke about …

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Bloomington Accumulates $3.9 Million In Unspent Funds

The City of Bloomington has accumulated  3.9 million dollars in unspent funds from last year,  and officials are now making plans for how to spend about two-thirds of that money. City Controller Jeff Underwood has requested that  2.7 million of the savings, or reversions,  be appropriated for projects across a wide range of city departments. In a City Council meeting …

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More Police Hired To Patrol Downtown

The Bloomington Police Department has hired more police to patrol downtown, following the recommendations of a task force assembled by Mayor John Hamilton. Police chief Michael Diekhoff told the Herald-Times the four extra officers would focus attention on drug use, fighting, and public consumption of alcohol. Diekhoff has not responded to a request for comment from WFHB. In recent years …

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DAILY LOCAL NEWS – June 12, 2017

The Bloomington Police Department has hired more police to patrol downtown; Governor Eric Holcomb has appointed Judge Christopher Goff to the Indiana Supreme Court; This Thursday, June 15th, will mark the 12th annual Dump the Pump Day; The City of Bloomington has accumulated $3.9 million in unspent funds. FEATURE According to the Centers for Disease Control, Baby Boomers — those …

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Kite Line: June 11th, 2017- Ongoing Support for Marius Mason and His Family

This week on Kite Line we feature Arianna Staiger, daughter of Marius Mason, an anarchist prisoner who used to live and organize in Bloomington. Ariana speaks about how she experienced Marius’ arrest and persecution, her thoughts on ongoing support and about June 11, a day set aside every year to support and honor Marius and other long-term anarchist prisoners. Before …

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Hola Bloomington – June 9, 2017

Hola Bloomington. Noticias, Leyes y Politica. Con locutores Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, Luis Ramon Hernandez y Carlos Bakota. Hola Bloomington. News, law and politics. With hosts Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, Luis Ramon Hernandez and Carlos Bakota.

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bloomingOUT – News Round Table – June 8, 2017

Anchors Ryne Shadday and Jeff Poling discuss Pride season and its continued importance in our nation. They also bring us up to date on local and national LGBT+ news. In local news, Spencer Pride took place last Saturday and Indy Pride will happen this Saturday, June 10. In national news, Donald Trump continues to betray the LGBT+ community that he …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Emma Johnson

Prisons are a big business in America today. A number of recent books have addressed the burgeoning inmate population as well as the growing profits to be had in what many are calling the “prison industrial complex.” A group of activists in Bloomington hopes to remind us that prison inmates still are human beings and they’ve created the radio program …

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Daily Local News – June 8, 2017

Indiana University’s Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition and fees at the Bloomington campus starting next year; The Bloomington City Council could not agree whether to give Bloomington-based developer Naples LLC a tax cut in exchange for including workforce housing in its new apartment complex; The Indiana Child Abuse Registry has been launched one month earlier than scheduled; The …

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