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Bloomington Dramatically Increases Fee to Access Police Body Cameras and Dash Cams

Bloomington Police in the 2016 Fourth of  July parade.

The city of Bloomington has officially adopted new rules that dramatically increase the cost of accessing footage from police body cameras and dash cams. The standard fee for accessing a single video is now $150, the maximum allowed by state law. Until this summer, the fee was $20. The increase comes amid rising tensions around the country between police departments …

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Local Live – Slip Me 5

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Slip Me 5 swings into the WFHB studios to perform another jazzy set. The quartet transports listeners back to the first half of the twentieth century in their renditions of jazz standards. The members include Lulu Claudele (Martha Burton), vocals; Lucky O’Beirne (Cliff Gammon), guitar and vocals; Lunchmeat Lindoo (Michael Lindeau), fiddle; Ron Midnight (Patrick Callanan), upright bass 1. Fat …

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Bring It On – July 25th, 2016

Harambee (a Swahili word that means, Let us all pull together) is back by popular demand. Harambee was held first in 2002. It is about Afrikan / Black peoples coming together to talk with each other, listen to each other, and explore ways of supporting each other. Harambee events may range from informal affairs lasting a few hours, in which …

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Daily Local News – July 18, 2016

WFHB reporters were at the Courthouse Square in downtown Bloomington this weekend covering what turned out to be one of the largest political rallies the city has seen in recent years. The Black Lives Matter rally was organized following the recent police killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Minneapolis. The event began with a …

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Black Lives Matter Rally Coverage – 7/16/16

WFHB reporters were at the Courthouse Square in downtown Bloomington this weekend covering what turned out to be one of the largest political rallies the city has seen in recent years. The Black Lives Matter rally was organized following the recent police killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Minneapolis. The event began with a …

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Bring It On – July 11, 2016

In regards to the recent wave of police action shootings and retaliatory actions, William Hosea and Cornelius Wright speak in-depth about the “Healing & Safe Space Luncheon” held recently by the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center at Indiana University Bloomington. Also, Sergeant Curt Durnil, Master Trooper Todd Durnil, and Captain Ruben Marte, all from the Indiana State Police, join Bring It …

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Bloomington Police Appoint LGBTQ Liasion

Detective Sergeant Dana Cole and Sergeant David Alley have been appointed to lead a new LGBTQ liaison initiative from the Bloomington Police Department. According to a press release, the LGBTQ liaison program is meant to foster positive relationships and build communication between the police department and the LGBTQ Community. Earlier today, I spoke with Sergeant Cole about the liaison program …

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Patriotism in the Era of Trump: A Fourth of July Special

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As Americans celebrated the 240th anniversary of the 13 colonies declaring independence from the British empire, we stopped by Bloomington’s Fourth of July parade to talk with local people about patriotism and nationalism in the era of Donald Trump and Brexit. As usual, the City of Bloomington put together a big holiday parade this morning starting at 10 a.m. It …

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Hola Bloomington – July 1, 2016

Araceli Gomez-Aldana entrevista a Germán López, él es un timplista estimado de Gran Canaria, España. Como músico de conservatorio-entrenado, Germán López mezcla las antiguas tradiciones de las Islas Canarias con sus habilidades técnicas musicales extraordinarias. Germán es uno de los artistas que se presentarán en el annual Festival Internacional de Música LOTUS aquí en Bloomington Septiembre 15-18, 2016. Araceli Gomez-Aldana …

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Standing Room Only: From Stonewall to Pulse

On June 21st, Bloomington Pride hosted a panel discussion to discuss the recent Pulse massacre. They did this by going through history, starting with Stonewall and moving through time to discuss how LGBTQ+ individuals have been treated in the past. Doug Bauder, Glorianne “Glo” Leck, Duncan Mitchell, and Jeanne Smith were panelists at the event. The group discussed the hardships …

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