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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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State Legislature Blocks Bloomington’s Ban of Plastic Bags

A bill banning local plastic bag restrictions was approved by the Indiana Senate yesterday. News Director Joe Crawford has more on that story for today’s WFHB community report. Produced by Sarah Zinn and Joe Crawford.

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Elementary Schoolers Research Bloomington African American Leader Elizabeth Bridgwaters


This year is the 100th anniversary of the original Banneker School, a segregated elementary and middle school in Bloomington. Elizabeth Bridgwaters was one of the major influences on Bloomington’s integration movement; she was a leader and Monroe County’s first elected African American elected official. Through the work of Bridgwaters and other remarkable African American leaders, Fairview School was integrated in …

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Hola Bloomington – February 19, 2016

Los locutor de HOLA Bloomington Israel Herrera y Araceli Gómez-Aldana platican con estudiantes de organizaciones Latinas de la universidad de IU. Se entrevista a Monica Calderon y Exsenet Esler miembros de Sigma Lambda Upsilon. También se entrevista a miembros de International Latin American Student Association (ILASA) Ricardo Bello y Diana Arroyo. Además Araceli habla con Pablo Escobedo y Eric Jones …

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Better Beware

Protect Your Identity! A new study on internet fraud brings bad news: it’s only a matter of time before hackers steal EVERYBODY’s personal information. Here’s a start on what you can do about it.

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Daily Local News – February 17, 2016

The Richland Bean Blossom Community School Corporation is pursuing grant funding in support of developing K through 12 STEM programming; All Indiana State officials are referred to as “he” in the laws that define their duties; A grant from the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute aims to help the Indiana State Police develop a statewide youth education initiative; SustainIU Week, an …

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Interchange – Parsing Granfalloons: Douglas Wissing on Indiana


This show explores the granfalloon* “Hoosier” through the journalism of Indiana native Douglas Wissing. Wissing has written many books and articles about topics that one might list from A to Z…or maybe from A to T and much INbetween. We find him enmeshed in adventurism and corruption (or are those synonyms) in both Afghanistan and Tibet while all the time …

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Water Contamination Problem Linked to Treatment Plant

Procedures at Bloomingon’s water treatment plant appear to be contributing to the high levels of disinfectant byproducts in the city’s water. That’s according to recent input from two outside agencies. Staff from the Bloomington Utilities Department met on Friday with officials at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and consultants from Black and Veatch, a company the city has …

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