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Hola Bloomington – August 23, 2013

Hostess Minerva Sosa and Ramon Tristani interview Olivia Rios and Ellen Vaughn about the CHGunido (Center for Human Growth) and talk about the benefits, services and cost of the CHG for latino families. Also “un cafecito con…” with Israel Herrera, the local news and the events of the week.

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EcoReport – Sierra Club Reports: Power Plants Polluting Water

In today’s EcoReport feature, a new report from the Sierra Club shows that Indiana Power Plants discharge toxic coal Ash or Wastewater into the state’s streams. WFHB investigates the pollution practices, as well as an effort to stop a new Indiana coal mine from being built.

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bloomingOUT – August 22, 2013

Mother, social activist, Blues Music Award winner, singer/songwriter and former Virginia State Teacher of the Year Gaye Adegbalola talks about racism, feminism, her current productions and new singing group The Wild Rutz. Musical selection is “Blues for your Greens” from her children’s CD “Blues in All Flavors.” Organizational Committee Member Jamie Brazel is in studio with information about the upcoming …

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EcoReport – August 22, 2013

In today’s EcoReport feature, a new report from the Sierra Club shows that Indiana Power Plants discharge toxic coal Ash or Wastewater into the state’s streams. WFHB investigates the pollution practices, as well as an effort to stop a new Indiana coal mine from being built. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues …

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Standing Room Only – Stand Your Ground

Jeannine Bell, IU Maurer Law School Professor, and author of recently published “Hate Thy Neighbor,” spoke to members of the organization, Democracy for Monroe County on November 8th, 2013. Professor Bell discussed the recent verdict of the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman trial and its implications for states like Indiana with similar “Stand your Ground” laws. She has extensive experience writing on …

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My Health Matters – Endwright Center: Jaime Sweany

Jaime Sweany gives a short history of the Endwright Center and talks about the programs and impact the center hopes to make in helping the elderly communities of Bloomington and beyond.

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Bring It On! – August 19, 2013

Bev Smith and Liz Mitchell welcome Terry James, the great-great grandson of Ervin James, the founder of Jamestown, South Carolina. PART ONE The African American community of Jamestown, South Carolina has its origins in a 105-acre tract bought in 1870 by former slave Ervin James (1815-1872). James, who was determined to own his own farm instead of being dependent on …

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Bring It On! – August 12, 2013

Bev Smith and Cornelius Wright welcome Amina Pierson, Economic Development Department Manager at Fifth Third Bank in Indianapolis. PART ONE Amina Pierson, Economic Development Department Manager at 5th/3rd Bank in Indianapolis,  joins Bev and Cornelius on the show to talk about upcoming eBus visit in Bloomington at the Broadview Learning Center on Tuesday, August 20, and at the Bloomington Housing …

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My Health Matters – Worksite Wellness Alliance: Fredna Holmgren

Fredna talks about a newly formed Alliance addressing Health and Wellness Programs in the community, collaborations, and networking opportunities for Wellness Professionals.

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EcoReport – August 15, 2013

In today’s EcoReport feature, Jeff Stant from the Indiana Forest Alliance explains how over the last decade the state government has ramped up destructive industrial logging practices in your public forests. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to …

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