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New initiative vows to end homelessness in Bloomington by 2020


Last week the Shalom Community center hosted an event titled “off the streets by 2020″ – a plan to end homelessness in Bloomington. WFHB Correspondent William Morris was on hand, and brings us the long-term strategy to address a long term Bloomington issue, for today’s community report.

Daily Local News – November 10, 2014


Three teenagers were arrested yesterday in Bloomington for charges of attempted murder , rape with an armed weapon, burglary, confinement, intimidation and resisting law enforcement; Bloomingfoods workers will be voting today and tomorrow on unionizing, according to Scott Barnett, organizing director for Local 700 of the United Food and Commercial Workers, which is the union seeking certification and representation rights; Contractors are weeks away from what a state official called full on construction of Interstate 69 in the Bloomington area; A Veteran’s Day panel is scheduled at the Monroe County Public Library Auditorium tomorrow with the topic “The U.S. and I.S.I.S.: Is War the Answer?”; Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs will host a program on how cities worldwide are preparing for climate change and natural disasters.

Last week the Shalom Community center hosted an event titled “off the streets by 2020 – a plan to end homelessness in Bloomington. WFHB Correspondent William Morris was on hand, and brings us the long-term strategy to address a long term Bloomington issue, for today’s community report.

Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community.

Anchors: Maria McKinley, Doug Storm
Today’s headlines were written by David Murphy and
Along with Joe Crawford for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Dan Withered with correspondent William Morris
Activate! is produced by Jennifer Whitaker, in partnership with the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network
Our engineer is Chris Martin,
Editor is Drew Daudelin, Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh.

Books Unbound – “The Burning Secret” by Stefan Zweig, Part 4


Stefan Zweig was an Austrian Jew whose books were among the first burned by the Nazis in 1933. He was one of the most beloved writers of the 1920s and 30s, but he committed suicide in Brazil in 1942, despairing that the Old Europe he loved was lost. His novella “The Burning Secret” shows the psychoanalytic influence of his friend Sigmund Freud. Zweig has enjoyed a recent renaissance in the English-speaking world, and was the inspiration for filmmaker Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Hola Bloomington – November 7, 2014


Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria, Carlos Bakota, Luis Hernandez y Israel Herrera en el segmento de “Un Cafecito con…” entrevistan a la directora de cine Christiana Ochoa acerca de su documental “Otra coso no hay.”

Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria, Carlos Bakota Luis Hernandez and Israel Herrera host a segment of “Un cafecito con…” and they interview filmmaker Christiana Ochoa about her documentary “Otra cosa no hay. “

Election Night 2014 – Jean Capler


WFHB News Director Alycin Bektesh and bloomingOUT Host Jeff Jewel speak with Fair Talk President Jean Capler about 2014’s legalization of same sex marriage in Indiana, despite the Indiana General Assembly’s efforts against same sex marriage, and how that may influence Election Night results.

Election Night 2014 – Marjorie Hershey


WFHB Assistant News Director Joe Crawford speaks with Indiana University Professor of Political Science Marjorie Hershey about her research on political parties and elections.

Election Night 2014 – Carlos Bakota


Hola Bloomington Producer Araceli Gomez speaks with Carlos Bakota of the Commission for Hispanic and Latino Affairs  about issues of concern to the local Latino  community and how that might effect this year’s elections.

Election Night 2014 – Dave Nakarado


WFHB News Director Alycin Bektesh speaks with Libertarian County Commissioner candidate Dave Nakarado about the two-party system and the leading issues in Monroe County.

Election Night 2014 – Matt Pierce


WFHB News Director Alycin Bektesh speaks with District 61 Representative Matt Pierce about Indiana’s Republican super-majority, and the changes to House and Senate districts that may ensure the Party’s stronghold during this election as well.

bloomingOUT – November 6, 2014


Hosts Jeff Jewel and Jeff Poling kick off the first live show back on air in November 2014 interviewed by News Director and bloomingOUT Executive Producer, Alycin Bektesh.  Tonight we will be introducing to you the current bloomingOUT crew, and discussion the future and vision of the show. Alycin Bektesh interviews IU campus correspondents Frankie Salzman and Arielle Soussan.  This week’s Out on Campus features an interview with Morghan Mohr, an undergraduate student at IU who is very active in the social justice and LGBTQ communities. In this interview she describes the purpose of the event as well as information about, SKY an organization Morghan Mohr helped to found and the organizer of the demonstration. Alycin Bektesh interviews WFHB intern, Hayley Bass. Our bloomingOUT News Editor Ryne Shadday gives this week’s update on Tuesday’s election day turnout and results. Alycin Bektesh interviews Producer Olivia Davidson and engineer, Carissa Barrett.


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