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Bring It On! – January 4, 2016

Clarence Boone and William Hosea welcome retiring four-term City of Bloomington Clerk, Regina Moore. PART ONE Clarence Boone and William Hosea welcome retiring four-term City of Bloomington Clerk, Regina Moore. Ms. Moore discusses her tenure as clerk and her recruitment initiatives aimed at filling City boards and commissions with a diverse group of citizens. In her own words, she shared …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #46 – January 2016

Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Pam Raider, Rick Fettig and Vera Grubbs. First aired Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 9 AM on WFHB ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Musical guests: Chuck Wills & Braeden Brown, interview and live-in-studio music. Elders Project: Sam Fritch, interview by Dave Seastrom. Carol Morgan, Dick & Lori Young discuss TRIAD’s work offering …

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Whooping Cranes

Today’s EcoReport Holiday Special features a 3 part interview with Operation Migration Co-founder Joe Duff, as he talks about their experimental Migration training for Whooping Cranes using Ultra-light aircraft, and the future for their experimental Crane re-introduction program. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional …

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EcoReport -Holiday Special- December 25, 2015

Today’s EcoReport Holiday Special features an essay by Jeff Tryon entitled “Everybody’s Forest, the trees we own in common.” . This was broadcast as part of the December installment of WFHB’s Brown County Hour. Then we have excerpts of Lucille and Mary Bertuccio’s readings from Lucille’s Book of Essays- Au Natural-. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage …

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Books Unbound – Time, Memory, Imagination: Reflections for the Turn of the Year

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Short stories and contemporary poems reflect on the passage of time and the return of deeds carried out in love or neglect. Heather Perry hosts. Joan Hawkins reads Anton Chekhov’s short-short story “The Looking Glass,” translated by Constance Garnett. A young woman glimpses her future as a wife, all compressed into a moment. One of the acknowledged masters of Russian …

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Top Stories of 2015: Developments Downtown

WFHB is counting down the 10 most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. Number 6 on our countdown is “Developments Downtown.” In this section, we look at this year’s construction around Bloomington as the city planning commission continues to permit large-scale condominium and housing projects, as well as hotels …

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Interchange – The Matter of Black Lives on Interchange in 2015

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Interchange reviews 2015 with a specific look at the programs which detailed the history and present moment of Black lives in the United States of America. We can’t offer highlights from all of these so there are links for you to go to the full programs below. The programs excerpted tonight feature Rhiannon Giddens, Amrita Myers, Amira Davis, Gerald Horne, …

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Top Stories of 2015: A New Mayor in Town

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WFHB is counting down the 10 most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. Number 7 on our countdown is “A New Mayor in Town.” All the top elected positions in Bloomington were up for grabs this year – elections were held to select the mayor and all nine …

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Top Stories of 2015: Hospital Headaches

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WFHB is counting down the 10 most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. Number 8 on our countdown is “Hospital Headaches.” There’s been talk for years that the IU Health Bloomington Hospital would eventually move out of its space on 2nd street in downtown Bloomington. The hospital purchased …

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The Plot to Overthrow Christmas (with Introduction by Richard Fish)

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A special holiday program produced locally by the Monroe County Civic Theater in collaboration with WFHB Community Radio. The Plot to Overthrow Christmas was originally written for broadcast by Norman Corwin.

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