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Interchange – Farewell Transmission: The Life and Music of Jason Molina

Today’s show, “Farewell Transmission: The Live and Music of Jason Molina” opens with “Not Just a Ghost’s Heart” from Songs: Ohia’s album Ghost Tropic released in November of 2000. Jason Molina was a prolific songwriter and bandleader who released music under the names Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Company from 1997 through 2009. A Secretly Canadian recording artist, Molina periodically …

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Bloomington Accountant Convicted of Mail Fraud

A Bloomington accountant was convicted of mail fraud after he siphoned off one point two million dollars from his Bedford clients. A US District Court sentenced Michael Sallee late last month, after an FBI investigation found he had made 98 fraudulent transactions as the accountant for his client. FBI Special Agent Rusty Warlick said Sallee took over the client’s account …

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Duke Energy Proposes Coal Ash Projects

When a power plant burns coal, most of the ash from the coal is not incinerated. Instead, that coal ash can sit at the bottom of a furnace, and can contain potentially harmful pollutants, including arsenic. In December of last year, Duke Energy petitioned the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to allow the company to store coal ash at four …

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Daily Local News – August 1, 2017

A Bloomington accountant was convicted of mail fraud after he siphoned off one point two million dollars from his Bedford client; The city is looking to fast track solarization of its facilities in the face of a new state deadline; After a wildlife photographer snapped a picture of an osprey nesting on Patoka Lake, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources …

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How Would Obamacare Repeal Affect Indiana?

After the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act died on the floor of the US Senate last week, WFHB correspondent Arjun Balasundaram spoke with healthcare experts about how a repeal might affect Indiana residents.

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Mayor Hamilton Kicks Off Solarize Bloomington Phase 2

Mayor John Hamilton urged community members at a press conference this afternoon to pursue solar energy options as a state deadline approaches. The press conference kicked off the second phase of Solarize Bloomington, an initiative purportedly designed to increase the amount of solar energy generated by homes and businesses. Hamilton said Phase Two is an expansion of the project, which …

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Cook Medical Funds Weekend Hours At Shalom Center

Cook Medical Group pledged twenty-two thousand dollars in order to keep the Shalom Center open on the weekends. This move comes after Mayor John Hamilton’s speech last Thursday, in which he presented steps the City of Bloomington plans to take toward tackling homelessness and drug abuse. During his talk at the public library, Hamilton stated that the Safety, Civility and …

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Daily Local News – July 31, 2017

Cook Medical Group has pledged $22,000 to help keep the Shalom Community Center open on weekends; The City Clerk is now accepting applications to fill a vacant seat on the Environmental Commission; The Indiana Family Institute reveals plans to sponsor an annual event modeled after the national Conservative Political Action Conference; Mayor John Hamilton kicked off the second phase of …

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Hola Bloomington – July 28, 2017

Locutores Erick Gutierrez y Jonathan de la Cruz e invitado Brad Pontius en Hola Bloomingto Presenta: HOLA Hombres! Una coneversacion sobre la salud de los hombres de nuestra comunidad de Bloomington y global. Hosts Erick Gutierrez and Jonathan De La Cruz and guest Brad Pontius Hola Bloomington Presents: HOLA Hombres! A conversation about men’s health with Bloomington community and Global.

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Kite Line- July 28, 2017: The Workhouse

In this episode of Kite Line, we cover the recent demonstrations outside the Workhouse in St. Louis, Missouri. On July 21, police there used pepper spray to disperse 300 people protesting conditions in a medium-security jail called the Hall Medium Security Facility, known popularly as the Workhouse. The demonstrators demanded that the jail be closed, as prisoners inside chanted and …

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