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The Ins and Outs of Money – Keep Your Scams Off My Money!

Scams are more prevalent than ever, says consumer watchdog Richard Fish. But by keeping a few basic guidelines in mind, you can protect yourself—and your money—from falling prey to many common swindles.

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Interchange – What’s the Matter with Voting?

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Tonight’s show, “What’s the Matter with Voting,” will focus on some of the questions that surround the ways citizens think about what voting means, why it matters, or doesn’t, and the ways in which local elections fit inside national and state narratives of the electoral process. Joining host Doug Storm are Marjorie Hershey and Joe Crawford. Marjorie Hershey is a …

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Bring It On! – May 4, 2015

William Hosea and Doris Sims welcome Brad Swain. PART ONE On tonight’s show, William and Doris welcome Monroe County Sheriff, Brad Swain. He joins us to discuss his viewpoints as Monroe County Sheriff on several national cases and to specifically share his plans on building trust and forging partnerships within minority communities during a time of tense relationships with law …

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Brown County Hour – Episode #38: May 3, 2015

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☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: Musical guests: The Hammer & The Hatchett Jeff Tryon launches his new series, “My Brown County” Vera Grubbs interviews artist Monique Cagle ofSleepy Cat Studio Singer/songwriterCari Ray returns with another “For a Song” Poetry by Carol Marks, Chris Curtain and BCH Poet Laureate, Gunther Flumm Essays by Dave Seastrom and Rick Fettig Guest host Paulette Justice delivers …

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Activate! – Stamp Out Hunger: Jenn Hottell

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Jerry Sutherland talks about Saturday’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive sponsored by the National Alliance of Mail Carriers, the United Way of Monroe County and the Hoosier Hills Food Bank. Also, more opportunities to volunteer to help reduce hunger and food insecurity in Monroe County from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS Hoosier Hills Food Bank Stamp Out Hunger …

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Books Unbound – Exploring with Robert McAlmon: ‘A Vacation’s Job,’ Part One

“Exploring with Robert McAlmon” is a three-episode series of fiction and poetry by one of the lesser-known Modernists. Born in 1895, McAlmon grew up in the small towns of the Midwest as the son of an itinerant Presbyterian minister, and he never developed the habit of staying in place. He knew and offered support as a publisher to many of …

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Daily Local News – May 4, 2015

A conversation about what to do when pulled over by police; Tomorrow is primary election day in Bloomington; Last week, County Election Board member Lorraine Farrell gave instructions for how the public can file complaints about candidates they suspect of violating campaign finance law; Chants of Black Lives Matter filled the street along Kirkwood last Friday night; The Bloomington Fire Department has its first …

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Forum on Relationship Between Police and Bloomington Community

Last week the Bethel AME church in Bloomington hosted a forum on the relationship between police and the rest of the Bloomington community. In the lead up to that event WFHB’s African American public affairs program, Bring it On, hosted a conversation with the church’s pastor, Reverend Dennis Laffoon. We bring you a portion of that conversation now for today’s …

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Tomorrow is Primary Election Day in Bloomington

Tomorrow is primary election day in Bloomington. Voters will cast ballots in races for mayor and city council among others. So far, fewer than 3 percent of voters cast ballots during the early voting period. But County Clerk Linda Robbins says that statistic doesn’t tell the whole story. Robins said,  “Well it tells us that we’ll have about twelve percent …

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Hola Bloomington – May 1, 2015

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Minerva Sosa y Luz Maria López entrevistan a niños de nuestra comunidad en celebración del día del niño. Hablan de la tradición latinoamericana de celebrar este día y platican con los niños sobre sus planes para el futuro. Hola Bloomington hosts Minerva Sosa and Luz Maria Lopez interview children from our community in honor of “Día del Niño” or …

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