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Daily Local News – March 22, 2017

The city of Bloomington has discovered contaminants on land that is slated for an affordable housing development. The Bloomington Animal Shelter will be getting a million dollar facelift this year. The owners of Hopscotch Coffee have reportedly purchased Rainbow Bakery and plan to open a new location On Madison Street. Full time enrollment has reached an all-time high at IU …

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Behind the Bagpipes

Many Indiana University students and staff have taken note of a character often referred to simply as the Bagpipe Guy. But few know why he stands, day after day, playing his bagpipes in Dunn Meadow. So reporter Victoria Ziege tracked him down to find out. In the process, she found there was a great deal more to the strange man playing the bagpipes on IU’s campus. …

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IU at Enrollment Capacity

Full time enrollment has reached an all-time high at IU Bloomington. With the large numbers of students coming in, dorms are at capacity and sometimes overflowing. Jade Shoppell reports on the University’s enrollment issue.

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Bring It On – March 20th, 2017

Bring It On’s William Hosea and Dr. Amrita Myers speak with Dr. Kali Gross, Professor of African American Studies at Wesleyan University about Violent Intersections: Women of Color in the Age of Trump, a large community/campus event on violence against women of color [scheduled for tomorrow, March 21, from 6-8pm in the IMU Whittenberger Auditorium on IU Bloomington’s campus]. In …

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Bring It On!- February 27th, 2017

Each year, the City of Bloomington Black History Month Committee plans activities and events for the community to celebrate and commemorate the month of February as Black History Month. This year’s theme is “Black Her-Story Month: Illuminating the Gifts of Black Women”. On Bring It On representing all that is phenomenal about our Black women in Bloomington, we have assembled …

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Firehouse Follies – When I Was a Cowboy

The WFHB Firehouse Follies have emerged from hibernation, looked around, and have not really seen many shadows. However, we declare it to be Spring on Sunday, March 5, at 4 p.m. at the Monroe Convention Center in downtown Bloomington, when we take the wraps off of “When I was a Cowboy,” a show featuring cats, cowboys, and cactus sushi. And cats. Did we mention cats? Special musical guest will …

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Local Legislators Discuss Renewable Energy Bills

About 75 area residents turned up Saturday morning for the League of Women Voters’ annual Legislative Update, held at Bloomington City Hall. Six state legislators were invited, but only three were present for the session: Representatives Matt Pierce and Jeff Ellington, and state Senator Mark Stoops. After updating the public on high profile issues including road funding, a proposed cigarette …

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Bring It On – January 9, 2017

Election Day 2016 has come and gone! As we are still sorting through the impact of the results, many (not just in the African American community) have been left with a feeling of bewilderment with the national and statewide outcomes. On this episode of Bring It On, We have invited Monroe County Democratic Party Chairman Mark Fraley to come on …

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Top Stories of 2016: The Targeting of Muslim Hoosiers

Today is number 4 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at WFHB’s coverage of issues surrounding the perception and treatment of Muslims in south central Indiana. We start with the October 2015 attack at Sofra Cafe, then move on to the community’s response to anti-Muslim rhetoric and the Pulse …

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Daily Local News – November 7, 2016

11/7/16 664,000 Hoosiers have voted early as of Friday, setting a new record for the state’s early voting turnout; Monroe County has seen a particularly high early voter turnout this year; Authorities in Marion County say they have received reports that several people around the county have received automated text messages directing them to polling places that are incorrect; A …

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