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J460 – Kerri Richardson: Future Teachers

The budget crisis in local schools is leading our teachers to question their job security. Kerri Richardson reports on the harsh job climate faced by the teachers of today and tomorrow. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class taught in part here at WFHB where students learn to produce …

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Interchange – Community Journalism: The Students of J460

WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class taught in part here at WFHB where students learn to produce radio features on issues relevant to the local community.  During the fall semester of 2010, students in J460 pursued stories in underreported areas like healthcare, education, criminal justice, and homelessness.  J460 …

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J460 – Rachel Cerrone: Arts Education Funding

After devastating state budgets, Monroe County Schools received a much-needed increase in funding with passage of the November voter referendum that increases local property taxes to make up the difference. With this money Monroe County schools hope to restore programs that were eliminated with summer budget cuts. Rachel Cerrone reports on the state of music education funding in Bloomington schools. …

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J460 – Bennett Fuson: School Environmental Sustainability

With budgets strained by the recession, Bloomington’s schools are looking for ways to cut costs. Bennett Fuson reports on one of these efforts, called Energy Educators, which is aimed at cutting energy costs across the Bloomington school system. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class taught in part here …

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J460 – Andy Freudenberg: GLBT Health Services

Several high profile instances of bullying in the GLBT community have recently ended in tragedy. Andy Freudenberg looks at the infrastructure available on IU’s campus and in the Bloomington community for members of the GLBT community who are in need of help. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class …

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J460 – A.D. Quig: Long Term Care

The Bloomington community has become a popular retirement destination in recent years. A.D. Quig examines the world of long-term care and assisted living for retirees in and around the Bloomington area. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Journalism for Community Journalism J460, a class taught in part here at WFHB where students learn to produce …

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J460 – Clinton Lake: Living Without Insurance

The cost of health care have been on the rise for many years, with high costs keeping many Americans from receiving the care they need. Clinton Lake reports on the struggles faced by members of the Bloomington community without health insurance and on the problems that have helped prices soar. WFHB is proud to partner with the Indiana University School …

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Interchange – A Visible Community of Readers: One Book One Bloomington

Host William Morris is joined by Michael Simmons, Kathy Lozier, and Sara Laughlin of the community reading project One Book One Bloomington.  OBOB is, in essence, a community book club that reads, reviews, and discusses one specific book, selected by the community at large, each year.  Our guests unveil the 2011 OBOB selection: “Let the Great World Spin”, a historical fiction …

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Interchange – Guy Loftman: The Good Fight

Local attorney Guy Loftman talks about all things political from the 60’s anti-war and civil rights movements in Bloomington to current race relations, politics and more.

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Interchange – The Art of Songwriting: Sharlee Davis & Will Devitt

Ring in the new year with Bloomington-based singer-songwriter duo Sharlee Davis and Will Devitt as we explore the art of songwriting. Davis and Devitt have produced numerous albums and have performed throughout Indiana and the Midwest since 1989. Sharlee and Will talk with host Dave Stewart in a candid conversation about what it’s like to be a working musician, and …

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