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Books Unbound – Killing Voltaire, November 13 Edition: An Observance for Charlie Hebdo (Audio Updated)

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In response to the November 13 attacks in Paris, Books Unbound revisits an episode originally created in the wake of the January 7 attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo. (Note to WFHB broadcast listeners: The encore presentation of Guantánamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, previously announced for this date, has been postponed.) Classic and contemporary free-speech quotations from the Voice of …

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Hola Bloomington – November 20, 2015

Locutora de HOLA Bloomington, Araceli Gomez-Aldana, entrevista a Yanin Bello y Ivan Heredia, los dos son miembros de nuestra comunidad y propietarios de negocios en Bloomington. Además, escuchamos dos segmentos creados por estudiantes que están aprendiendo el Español. Primero estudiantes en la universidad que están en la clase de gramática avanzada ensenada por Amina Shabani. Nos hablan de sus dificultades …

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Excerpt from New Series “Open Doors”

A group of audio journalism students at IU has begun gathering coming out stories from local residents who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer. A new episode of that series, titled Open Doors, will air in just more than an hour on BloomingOUT. For today’s WFHB community report, we hear the first installment of that series, which aired …

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Jared Fogle Sentenced to Fifteen and a Half Years in Prison

Former Subway sandwich spokesman Jared Fogle was sentenced to 15 and a half years in federal prison today after pleading guilty to charges of child pornography possession and paying for sex with minors. A federal judge also sentenced Fogle to a lifetime of supervision after his release and a fine of $175,000. The judge’s sentence went even further than what …

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Indiana Supreme Court will not Consider Appeal from John Myers II

The Indiana Supreme Court decided unanimously not to consider an appeal from John Myers II, the man convicted of killing IU student Jill Behrman in 2000. Myers recieved a 65-year sentence for the student’s murder. Behrman was 19-years-old and a freshman when she disappeared during a bike ride in Bloomington. Her remains were found three years later by hunters in …

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Public Comment on Seven Oaks Classical School Ends Tomorrow

Public comment on the charter for Seven Oaks Classical School ends tomorrow. Seven Oaks is a charter school that would open in the fall of 2016 at the Eagles Landing Mall building in Ellettsville. A member of the Seven Oaks board, Terry English, has said the school would have a more conservative approach to education than other local public schools. …

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State Representative, Matt Ubelhor, Resigns from the House of Representitives

State Representative Matt Ubelhor has resigned from the House of Representatives. Ubelhor was the majority whip and announced this week that he is resigning on December 1. He stated that he can’t continue his job and also serve as a citizen legislator because his job at Peabody Energy is moving. Ubelhor has been in the House since 2010. He represents …

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Daily Local News – November 19, 2015

Former Subway sandwich spokesman Jared Fogle was sentenced to 15 and a half years in federal prison today after pleading guilty to charges of child pornography possession and paying for sex with minors; The Indiana Supreme Court decided unanimously not to consider an appeal from John Myers II, the man convicted of killing IU student Jill Behrman in 2000; Public …

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EcoReport – November 19, 2015

In today’s Eco-Report Feature, Bob Kissell talks with local butterfly Author and Expert Jeff Belth about the status and health of these beautiful winged insects. 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 …

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EcoReport Feature: Butterflies

In today’s Eco-Report Feature, Bob Kissell talks with local butterfly Author and Expert Jeff Belth about the status and health of these beautiful winged insects

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