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Everyday People: Social Inclusion

In this week’s community resource’s segment, Stacey and Courtney interview Melanie Vehslage about her research behind the importance of social inclusion.

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Wheeler Mission Takes Over Bloomington’s Interfaith Emergency Winter Shelter

Bloomington’s Interfaith Emergency Winter Shelter is now solely operated by Wheeler Mission. The winter shelter, which was hosted by participatory churches during the winter months, provides housing and food to homeless individuals in Bloomington during the coldest time of the year. In this WFHB Community Report, News Director Wes Martin speaks with Wheeler Mission Chief Development Officer Steve Kerr, about …

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Stinesville Elementary School to Close Next Year

The Richland-Bean Blossom School Board voted last night to close Stinesville Elementary School next year. The decision came despite pleas from Stinesville students, parents, and community members not to shutter the elementary. RBB School board member Dana Kerr says the decision was based on declining enrollment. Kerr says closing the school will save the school district more than 600 thousand …

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Daily Local News – October 24, 2017

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill appeared on the television show ‘Fox and Friends’ this morning; Regulatory agencies approved Bloomington’s Cook Pharmica’s sale to New Jersey-based Catalent; The Richland-Bean Blossom School Board voted last night to close Stinesville Elementary School next year. FEATURE Bloomington’s Interfaith Emergency Winter Shelter is now solely operated by Wheeler Mission. The winter shelter, which was hosted …

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Veteran Reporter David Shuster Talks Facts, Opinion, and Civility

Veteran journalist and Bloomington native David Shuster spoke about the role of journalism in promoting civility and fact-driven opinion during a fundraiser Saturday for the Center for Justice and Mediation. Shuster has worked for a wide variety of news outlets including CNN, Fox News, and Al Jazeera America. He currently is an anchor and managing editor for global news service …

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State Hires Law Firm To Handle Pence Email Requests

The state of Indiana has hired a private law firm to handle public requests for former Governor Mike Pence’s private email records. Governor Eric Holcomb’s office has received over 50 requests for information contained in two private AOL email accounts used by Pence when he was the state’s chief executive. The Associated Press is among several organizations that have filed …

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Daily Local News – October 23, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence attended his son’s wedding at Brown County State Park this weekend; The State of Indiana is hiring a private law firm to administer public requests for Vice President Mike Pence’s email records; Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed an executive order detailing steps to allocate funds from Indiana’s share of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation agreement; A 2017 …

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Hola Bloomington- October 20, 2017

Host Maria Auxi Viloria, interviews our guest Monay Cavazos and Rachel Gray about the All Options Pregnancy Resource Center. Locutora, Maria Auxi Viloria, entrevista a nuestras invitadas Monay Cavazos y Rachel Ronquillo Gray sobre el centro de recursos de embarazo, All Options.

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Kite Line- October 20, 2017: The Rise of Mass Incarceration, Part Two

Our news this week focuses on the prisoners who are fighting California’s wildfires for as little as a dollar an hour while actually fighting fires. In total, about thirty-eight hundred male and female inmates are fighting fires in California. They constitute around thirteen percent of the state’s firefighters. Their low salaries save taxpayers a hundred twenty-four million dollars a year. …

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bloomingOUT – LGBT News Headlines – October 19, 2017

This evening BloomingOUT welcomes new anchors Kim Hahn and Rachel Jones to the show. They discuss the  hottest topics in LGBT news including Trump’s speech at the 12th Annual Value Voters Summit, the #MeToo trend and John Lewis’ interview with LGBTQ Nation. During the second half of the show, Kim and Rachel introduce themselves and interview each other about where …

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