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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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Locals Protest Pipeline

Twenty protesters gathered yesterday in front of the South Walnut Street Sunoco gas station to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline. A Sunoco clerk called the police once the protesters refused to move out of one of the lot’s entrances, according to the Herald-Times. Protesters were reportedly blocking traffic. Protesters said that the event was in response to the 141 …

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Forum: Treasurer Candidates Jessica McClellan and Ann Collins

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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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Activate! – Bloomington Community Band

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In this week’s Activate! trombone player Gary Wiggins discusses the award-winning Bloomington Community Band. The band not only gives musicians an opportunity to play their instruments and to share their love of music with a variety of audiences, including community events like the 4th of July parade, and senior citizen residences. LINKS Bloomington Community Band Hoosier Hills Dixieland Band Blooming …

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WFHB to Host Community Conversation: Race and Privilege–a Backyard Perspective

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On Thursday, Oct. 27, WFHB’s Interchange will host a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Amrita Myers that focuses on topics prompted by the highly publicized police shootings of unarmed Black Americans in recent years and the subsequent rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. Hosted by Doug Storm, topics to be discussed include race, racism, privilege, and policing, with special emphasis …

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Anger At Police, IU, Prisons, Other Institutions Voiced at Black Lives Matter Rally

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AUDIO LINK: http://wfhb.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/20161011blmFEATURE.mp3 More than an hour before hundreds of people would march through downtown, and hold a more than 20-minute demonstration in the street in front of the Bloomington police station, Liz Mitchell and several others stood in a parking lot fastening pieces of paper to black and white balloons. On each of the dozens of pieces of paper was …

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Local Live – Mighty Brother

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Mighty Brother, who started in Bloomington and resides in New Orleans, visits WFHB as part of their Big & Beautiful Tour. The relatively new band is starting work on their sophomore album as they discover the evolution of their musical outfit and its sound. 1. Monkey Bars 2. Barbaro 3. Yours & Mine 4. Elevator Man 5. Shake the Night …

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Bloomington and Ellettsville: How a Developer’s Lawsuit Reveals Differences In Planning Policies

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Earlier this month, WFHB reported on a lawsuit filed by a developer against the Ellettsville plan commission. Today, correspondent Jerrod Dill brings the in-depth story behind the lawsuit, and what it says about the differences between Bloomington and Ellettsville. The Ellettsville Plan Commission’s full findings of fact in the case concerning is available here.

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Bring It On – August 22nd, 2016

Bring It On’s Cornelius Wright and Leila Randle welcome Dr. Justin Hunter, to discuss his triumphs and challenges as former Principal of Fairview Elementary, in addition what his aspirational goals are as he now charts a new course at Skiles Test Elementary. Additional Credits Executive producer: Clarence Boone News Director: Joe Crawford News Editor: Michael Nowlin Board Engineer: Floyd Hobson …

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bloomingOUT – Sinclair – August 18, 2016

Join anchors Olivia and JP as they speak with musical artist and performer at next weekend’s Bloomington PRIDE Summerfest, Sinclair. Sinclair will share a history of how she began her musical career, her influences, and about her experiences being an Out musician. Sinclair will be performing at next weekend’s (August 27-28) Bloomington PRIDE Summerfest, which is in its third year. …

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