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Coming Up On Interchange – Entertainment Inaction and Consumption Politics

Next time on Interchange, a special show and a unique opportunity for our local listeners. This will be a 90-minute program featuring an interview with Thomas Frank, author of the bestselling What’s the Matter with Kansas?, and most recently, Listen, Liberal: Or, Whatever Happened to the Party of the People?; and a second installment of our series with Rasul Mowatt …

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Interchange – Cuba In Africa, or Castro’s Worldview

Our show is Cuba in Africa, or what my guest today has called “Castro’s Worldview: Foreign Policy in a Hostile World.” Our music throughout also reflects the influence of Cuba in Africa and the struggle for independence by African nations. Our opening song, “Valodia” by Santocas, released shortly after Angolan independence is in praise of a guerilla fighter. Some of …

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Student Organization Petitions Indiana University on Behalf of Undocumented Students and Staff

The student organization, UndocuHoosiers Bloomington, is petitioning Indiana University to create a new full-time position to serve undocumented students and staff. The organization wants the position to be in the Office of International Students Services. The co-founder of UndocuHoosiers Bloomington, Willy Palomo, says it is the responsibility of the university to help their undocumented students. “Undocumented students have very particular …

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Bloomington City Council Discusses Gun Regulations

The Bloomington City Council has approved a resolution urging state lawmakers to give them back the right to regulate guns. Since 2011, the state of Indiana has prohibited local governments, such as the city of Bloomington, from regulating the use of firearms. In a meeting last week, members of the city council denounced that prohibition, as well as the state …

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Everyday People – Meals on Wheels

WFHB’s weekly community resources segment.

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Daily Local News – March 28, 2017

The student organization, UndocuHoosiers Bloomington, is petitioning Indiana University to create a new full-time position to serve undocumented students and staff; The City of Bloomington is naming Terri Porter its new Planning and Transportation Director. Porter is the third person to hold the position this year; Ellettsville residents and business owners are paying more for code violations and permits; February …

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Bring It On! – March 27, 2017

IU Soul Revue Director Crystal Taliefero provides a master class on successful performing, learned as part of bands with multi-platinum records (you know the ones!). As part of the African American Arts Institute, the renowned IU Soul Revue presents a Spring Concert March 30, and April 22. Join us as hosts Cornelius Wright and Leila Randle talk with Crystal about …

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Study: Opioid Epidemic May Be Larger Than Once Thought

A recent study from researchers at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI indicates the opioid epidemic may be even larger than we thought. The study, published recently in the Journal of Urban Health, looked at opioid-related overdose deaths in Marion County from 2010 to 2015. The study showed decreases in deaths due to prescription opiates, but increases …

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Daily Local News – March 27, 2017

The city of Bloomington has finished its six-day series of meetings about the proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of Monroe County land; A group of Bloomington residents demanded that a landlord cancel debt for a tenant who they say rented a rat-infested apartment; Indiana Doctors are likely to be limited to prescribing a 7-day supply of opioid painkillers to …

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Hola Bloomington – March 24, 2017

Un cafecito con…Host Israel Herrera interviews our special guests about the 7th annual Spanish and Portuguese Song Festival. Un Cafecito con…Locutor Israel Herrera entrevista a invitadas especiales y nos hablan del festival de espanol y portugues.

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