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BloomingOUT – Liz Watson – January 25, 2018

BloomingOUT hosts Frankie, Rachel, and Alex examine a recent article from Huffington Post writer, Rebecca Klein, regarding the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, recent dismissal of several Title 9 discrimination suits. They discuss the importance of Title 9 protections for Transgender students, and what we can do to help lend our voices to help benefit some of the …

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BloomingOUT – Janae Cummings – January 18, 2018

Join BloomingOUT hosts Rachel, Frankie and Alex as they welcome Chair of Bloomington Pride, Janae Cummings. They start the show discussing the recent news of Indian prince Manvendra Singh Gohil who is opening a LGBTQ community center in his palace. This decision has created a unique resource for the queer community in a country where same-sex marriage is still illegal. …

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Eco Feature – January 25th, 2018

In this week’s Feature, W-F-H-B Correspondent Norm Holy speaks with Larry Caplan, Horticulturist with Purdue University Extension, about whitetail deer habitat and diet.

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Eco Report – January 25th, 2018

In today’s episode of Eco Report, WFHB’s Linda Lightner and David Lyman report on the recent study that showed that ninety-three percent of store receipts contained the hormone disruptors BPA or BPS, the average surface temperatures in 2017 were 1.1 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels putting the world on course to breach the internationally agreed “one point five degrees C” …

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Standing Room Only: League of Women Voters Legislative Update

On January 6, the League of Women Voters of Bloomington-Monroe County gathered with five local representatives for an update on legislative action. Legislators in attendance were District 60 Rep. Peggy Mayfield, R-Martinsville; District 62 Rep. Jeff Ellington, R-Bloomington; District 61 Rep. Matt Pierce, D-Bloomington; District 46 Rep. Bob Heaton, R-Terre Haute; and District 40 state Sen. Mark Stoops, D-Bloomington.

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Interchange – Freedom to Exit: The Libertarian Use of Market Ideology

Today we discuss the ideology of market egalitarianism and versions of libertarianism from the Levellers in 17th century England through Adam Smith’s “Invisible Hand” and Tom Paine’s Rights of Man and on to Lincoln’s political argument to poor whites that wage labor was slave labor and a man should instead stand on his own two feet on his own plot …

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HOLA Bloomington – January 19, 2018

Locutoras Luz Lopez y Ivy Moore entrevistan a Jane “Juanita” Walter y Alma Lebrato sobre El Centro Comunal Latino y los servicios que ofrecen. Hosts, Luz Lopez and Ivy Moore interview Jane ” Juanita” Walter and Alma Lebrato about El Centro Comunal Latino and the services they offer.

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Standing Room Only – MLK Day Speaker Rev. Harold Middlebrook

On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the city of Bloomington invited the Rev. Harold Middlebrook, a peer and close friend of Dr. King’s to, make the keynote address in the Buskirk-Chumley theater. Here, in full, is Rev. Middlebrook’s address on where we’ve come, and how far we have to go, as a nation.

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Inside Outdoors – January 20, 2018

Buddy Bill, Rich Reardin, and Don Jordan discuss recent weather changes in Indiana, as Don calls in from Florida. Flu news. Trumps border wall and the issues for wildlife and species, wildlife migrations, managing Bison for brucilosis, ranchers real reasons for wanting elk protected, though they are the biggest culprit for the disease, traffic problems in Bloomington on West third …

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Eco’s “Get Out and Hike!” – January 18th, 2018

In today’s episode of “Get Out and Hike!” Jan Walker interviews Cathy Meyer.

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