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EcoReport – January 7, 2016

In today’s feature,  Bob Kissel interviews Ross Brittain and Susan Hengeveld about their local Sawwhet Owl banding stations, part of the national Project OwlNet. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with …

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EcoReport Feature: The Sawwhet Owl

In today’s feature, Bob Kissel interviews Ross Brittain and Susan Hengeveld about their local Sawwhet Owl banding stations, part of the national Project OwlNet. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:50 — 8.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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bloomingOUT – Bloomington PRIDE Film Festival, p.2 – January 7th, 2016

Hosts Jeff Poling and Ryne Shadday are joined by Abby and Mike from the Bloomington PRIDE Film Festival to talk about the upcoming events and festivities. We hear original music from artists Logan Lynn, Joey Graceffa, and Glass Battles. Plus a new episode of our weekly segment, Open Doors. CREDITS Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Olivia Davidson Board Engineer Sarah …

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IU School Accepts More Koch Brothers Cash

The IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs, or SPEA, recently announced that it will continue its close financial relationship with right-wing philanthropist Koch brothers. In December SPEA Dean John Graham announced that a professor at its IUPUI wing will receive a $210,000 grant from the Charles Koch Foundation. According to Greenpeace the Koch brothers have spent at least $79 …

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IN Nature – Sawwhet Owl

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:35 — 1.4MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Top Stories of 2015 – Poverty, Homelessness and the Law

WFHB is counting down the most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. This is number 1 on our countdown. It’s no longer news that Bloomington lacks a low-barrier homeless shelter for seven months out of the year. The city just experienced its third summer in a row without …

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Top Stories of 2015: A Local Response to Police Violence

WFHB is counting down the most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. National and local news outlets, as well as social media, are increasingly covering, discussing and debating the issue of police violence against African Americans. The problem is not new. But the police killing of Michael Brown …

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Top Stories of 2015: Sexual Assault Continues to Plague Bloomington

WFHB is counting down the most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. Sexual assault featured prominently again in our headlines throughout 2015. From issues of sexual assault and policy changes on Indiana University’s campus to the tragic murder/suicide of two immigrants, these are some of the biggest stories …

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Interchange – Confronting Black Jacobins: “The Cannibals of the Terrible Republic”

REVENGE TAKEN BY THE BLACK ARMY FOR THE CRUELTIES PRACTISED ON THEM BY THE FRENCH, ENGRAVED BY INIGO BARLOW, FROM 'AN HISTORIC ACCOUNT OF THE BLACK EMPIRE OF HAITI', PUBLISHED IN 1805 (ENGRAVING) BY MARCUS RAINSFORD

It was Thomas Jefferson who called the Black Jacobins “the cannibals of the terrible republic” in a letter to Aaron Burr dated 11 February 1799. …it is impossible the French should invade us since the annihilation of their power on the sea, our constituents will see in these preparations the utmost anxiety to guard them against even impossibilities. the Southern …

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Top Stories of 2015: HIV Crisis Drives Changes to Needle Exchange Rules

WFHB is counting down the most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. 2015 brought to public attention an outbreak of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C among intravenous illegal drug users in Indiana. This outbreak first came to broad attention last March, in Scott County in Southeastern Indiana, when the …

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