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Standing Room Only: Why Vietnam Still Matters 50 Years Later

On November 5, four Vietnam Veterans sat on a panel at the Monroe County History Center and discussed their service along with why Vietnam is still important today. Local Vietnam veterans included Phil Zook, Cathy Peacock, Jim Kryway, and Jim Follette. Veteran and filmmaker Ron Osgood moderated the panel. Panelists will discuss their time abroad along with what it was …

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Standing Room Only: Food and Memory Stories

Tonight’s Standing Room Only will feature a variety of stories about Food and Memory from Rachel Bahr’s classroom at the Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship. These students wrote a short story about a recipe that is important to themselves or to their culture and recorded their anecdote for this show. The format of this program will be a little different; …

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Standing Room Only: WFHB’s Backyard Conversation on Race and Privilege

On Thursday, October 27th, WFHB’s Interchange hosted a panel discussion in the Monroe County Public Library auditorium. The panel was about race and privilege and was coined a “Backyard Conversation” in hopes to talk about the issues surrounding race, racism, privilege,  and policing, with an emphasis on the local. The panel was hosted by Interchange’s host Doug Storm. The panelists …

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Standing Room Only: Health, Healing, and the Arts

On Tuesday, October 11th, Mathers Museum of World Cultures hosted a panel entitled Health, Healing, and the Arts. The panel spoke about art and the healing process, and the cultural, economic, spiritual and educational dimensions of art within public health. Panelists included IU’s School of Medicine’s Associate Dean of Global Health Dr. Bob Einterz, Associate Professor of Folklore and Ethnomusicology …

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Standing Room Only: IU MFA First Year Reading

On Friday, August 26th, first year students in the Masters in Fine Arts Program at Indiana University met at Boxcar Books to perform a poetry and prose reading. These creative writing students read fiction and poetry on a variety of topics to a large audience. Anni Liu, Soo Jin Lee, Essence London, Gionni Ponce, Wendy Spacek, Dan Sullivan, Hannah Thompson, …

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Standing Room Only: 2016 Candidate Forums for Monroe County Auditor and “Candidates on Demand”

Tonight on Standing Room Only, we will be finalizing our 2016 Candidate Forum series. The staff at WFHB has conducted forums in previous weeks with candidates for school board, treasurer, county commissioner, and the Indiana House of Representatives. You can find these past forums on wfhb.org. Tonight we will be hearing from three candidates who are running for county auditor. …

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Forum: County Commissioner Candidates Nelson Shaffer and Julie Thomas

Two candidates for Monroe County Commissioner sat down with WFHB News Director Joe Crawford. Nelson Shaffer is a Republican. Julie Thomas is a Democrat.  They spoke about the local economy, zoning, development, farming, plans for a Materials Recovery Facility (or MRF) and much more.

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Forum: Treasurer Candidates Jessica McClellan and Ann Collins

Two candidates for Monroe County Treasurer sat down with WFHB News Director Joe Crawford. Ann Collins is a Republican. Jessica McClellan is a Democrat.  They discussed how they’d handle the County’s finances, manage employees and much more.

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Standing Room Only: 2016 Candidate Forums for Districts 61 and 46 in the Indiana House of Representatives

On today’s episode of Standing Room Only, we will be continuing with our 2016 candidate forum series. For the first half of this segment, WFHB’s News Director Joe Crawford will be interviewing candidates for District 61 in the Indiana House of Representatives. Those candidates are Drew Ash and incumbent Matt Pierce. In the second half of the episode, Joe Crawford …

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Standing Room Only: 2016 Candidate Forums, MCCSC School Board and Monroe County Commissioner

Tonight on Standing Room Only, we will be continuing our series of local candidate forums. This series will continue through October and will feature interviews with candidates running for county commissioners, county treasurer, county auditor, and state representative. To start this hour, WFHB’s Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan speaks with M-C-C-S-C School Board District Two candidates Sue Wanzer and Jim …

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