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Self-Described “Conservative” Charter School Approved for Monroe County

Today, supporters of a controversial new charter school in Monroe County announced they have received approval to open as soon as this coming August. The Seven Oaks Charter School was previously rejected by the Indiana Charter School Board. But the self-described “conservative” group organizing the school went around the state and received a charter from a private, evangelical Christian college …

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Daily Local News – January 20, 2016

In a new study Indiana University scientists have discovered that information in the brain travels through hubs not unlike air traffic; The Sustainability Coordinator for the city of Bloomington, Jacqui Bauer, presented the Bloomington Commission on Sustainability with information about the city’s development of a Certified Tech Park last week; In 2015 investigators with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security …

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The Ins and Outs of Money – Retirement: Do You Have a Plan?

How are people preparing financially for their golden years? We asked a number of people well below retirement age what they’re doing now to plan for their future. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:35 — 4.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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A Conversation with Monroe County Commission Candidate Paul White, Sr.

After nearly three decades on the Monroe County Commission, Iris Kiesling has announced she is stepping aside next year. So far three residents have announced plans to run for her spot, representing District 3. Earlier this afternoon, WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke with one of those candidates. Paul White, Sr. is the only Republican so far to announce he’s …

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Daily Local News – January 19, 2016

At a Bloomington town hall meeting on Friday, Mayor John Hamilton’s Interim Economic development director Linda Williamson fielded questions about the city’s ongoing development of a 60+ acre Certified Tech Park just west of downtown; A new bill introduced at the statehouse last week could have serious consequences for journalists and activists seeking access to video from police body cameras; …

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Interchange – Freedom’s Just Another Word For Absurdity: Sartre, Beauvoir, and Camus

Sartre and Beauvoir on a plane in Brazil.

What do acting, literature and philosophy have in common with branding, fascism and incarceration? How can the humanities confront the problem of the other and the rise of right wing ideology in the US and France? We’ll pose those question to the first couple of existentialism, Simone de Beauvoir and Jean Paul Sartre, and we’ll invite another guest to the …

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Hola Bloomington – January 15, 2016

WFHB Community Radio’s Spanish language news & public affairs program  Locutores de HOLA Bloomington Minerva Sosa y Carlos Bakota platican sobre nuevos acontecimientos y noticias relevantes a nuestro estado, país, y ciudad. Además hablan sobre la agenda del nuevo alcalde de Bloomington, John Hamilton.  Hola Bloomington’s hosts Minerva Sosa and Carlos Bakota talk about current events and updates relating to our nation, state and …

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bloomingOUT – Drew Anderson – January 14, 2016

JP and Ryne talk with Drew Anderson from the Indiana Democratic party about Mike Pence’s reputation and legislation, and how it affects the LGBT community in Indiana. Ryne and JP host a musical tribute to the late LGBT icon and singer, David Bowie. Plus a new installment of our weekly segment, Open Doors. CREDITS Anchors: Ryne Shadday & Jeff Poling …

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Legal Rights for non-Human Animals

In today’s Ecoreport feature, Alyce Miller and Lucille Bertuccio talk about the movement to grant legal rights to non-human animals. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:00 — 7.3MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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EcoReport – January 14, 2016

Due to a technical error, the EcoReport Show was not recorded today. Here is the script for today’s show. Today’s Feature was an interview with Alyce Miller and Lucille Bertuccio concerning the movement to grant legal rights to non-human animals. It will be posted separately. Good morning and welcome to EcoReport. For W-F-H-B, I’m Linda Lightner. And I’m Glenn Lightner. …

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