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General Electric Cuts Retiree Health Care — Workers in Bloomington Protest

Ruth Whitt, right, says she was repeatedly assured she would have health care benefits during her retirement.

Retirees from General Electric demonstrated outside the plant on Curry Pike earlier today. GE has just slashed retirees’ health care benefits. Sandy Turner says she worked in the plant for 29 years before retiring in 2005. Turner told WFHB: “We’re out here in protest of GE breaking their promises (to) the retirees. Over the years we’ve made billions of dollars for this corporation — this …

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Hola Bloomington – March 18, 2016

La locutora de Hola Bloomington Araceli Gómez-Aldana entrevista a Mauricio Miranda, estudiante en el programa de Master en Fine Arts de la universidad de Indiana. Mauricio habla sobre la obra que escribió titulada Occupants. La obra es sobre una madre peruana y su hija tratando de crear su propia versión del sueño americano, mientras luchan con traumas del pasado y …

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EcoReport – March 17, 2016

In today’s Ecoreport feature, we hear from Gary Markowski from the Caribbean Conservation Trust, a small US company that has been bringing bird watchers to Cuba for the past 20 years. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to …

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Bring It On – March 14, 2016

William Hosea and special guest host Beverly Calendar-Anderson are joined by Michael Duerson, brother of the former NFL standout Dave Duerson – who died after suffering chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Duerson joins the Bring it On cast in order to discuss his efforts to raise awareness and provide treatment on concussions for kids, grades K-12. To learn more, information can …

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Hola Bloomington – March 11, 2016

Las locutoras de Hola Bloomington Minerva Sosa y Araceli Gómez-Aldana entrevistan a Sylvia Martinez, directora del departamento de Estudios Latinos en la universidad de Indiana. Se habla de la importancia del departamento de estudios Latinos para los estudiantes Latinos. Además, Sylvia habla sobre el festival de cine latino que se llevará acabo este abril en Bloomington. Hola Bloomington’s hosts ​Minerva …

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Profile: Tarot Card Reader Daun Fields

Bloomington resident Dawn Fields uses Tarot cards to offer advice and guidance to people willing to believe in their powers. For more on what inspired Fields to pursue a career in tarot, Peyton Lengacher brings us this story.

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Daily Local News – March 9, 2016

The Kiwanis Club of Bloomington and the Bloomington Islamic Center are partnering to host a series of panels about Muslim life and culture; Bloomington Police Officer, William Abram, responded to a call of a possible sexual assault in downtown Bloomington on November 9th, 2014. Almost 16 months later, Abram has been awarded the Congressional Badge of Bravery; Bloomington Mayor Hamilton …

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Bring It On! – March 7, 2016

William Hosea and Liz Mitchell premiere the launch of “Dark Past, Bright Future- a regular feature segment on historical perspectives commonly omitted in mainstream media. They are joined by special guest Jay Thompson, owner of Hoosier Barber Shop in Bloomington, Indiana. Our show’s executive producer is Clarence Boone, with help from WFHB News Department director Joe Crawford. Our news editor …

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Hola Bloomington – March 4, 2016

Los locutoras de Hola Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Pablo Escobedo entrevistan a Lillian Casillas, directora del Centro Cultural Latino de la universidad de Indiana o La Casa. Se habla de activismo y la comunidad latina. Lillian habla de los esfuerza que la comunidad latina ha realizado en Bloomington. Discuten el significado del activismo y como miembros de la comunidad …

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Hola Bloomington – February 26, 2016

Las locutoras de Hola Bloomington Luz Maria López y Araceli Gómez-Aldana entrevistan a Patricia Illera, quien interpreta a Carmen, en la ópera presentada por Jacobs School of Music. Nos habla de sus estudios en interpretación vocal, como fue el proceso de audición, los ensayos y cómo interpreta el personaje de Carmen. Además, vamos a su ensayo detrás de las escenas …

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