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“Disrespecting the Area” — The Changing Legality of Public Sleeping, in Bloomington and Beyond

Monroe County passed an ordinance in 2013 to set hours for use of the Courthouse lawn. The stated goal was to prohibit people from sleeping there.

One of the most clear challenges for a person or a family experiencing homelessness is finding a place to sleep. In many communities, including Monroe County, there are not enough shelter beds to meet the need. And for years, laws around the country have compounded the problem by restricting other options for places to rest. But that could be changing. …

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Activate! – Council for Community Accessibility: Vicki Pappas


Vicki Pappas on the work done by CCA to educate about issues facing our community and the positive action CCA brings to working towards solutions. Also, more ways to connect to your community from the City of Bloomington’s Volunteer Network. LINKS Council for Community Accessibility AccessAbility Decal Project Surveyors Team Growing Opportunities Education Volunteer CCA Activities & Events Committee

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Firehouse Sessions – Justin Townes Earle


Justin Townes Earle stopped by WFHB for a Firehouse Session on Friday, October 30, before his appearance at the 3rd Annual Amethyst House Benefit at Buskirk-Chumley Theater. SONGS 1. Burning Pictures 2. White Gardenias 3. So Different Blues Hosted by Jim Manion Engineered by Jim Lang & Dan Withered Executive Producer is Jim Manion

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Local Live – Alar Wave

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The night before they pay tribute to the Pixies for a Halloween show, Alar Wave bring their easy to mispronounce name and their easy to appreciate music to WFHB studios. SONGS 1) More to Lose 2) Four More Years 3) Vultures 4) Candles 5) Hello Stranger 6) Lying in the Dark Hosted by Frankie Farrell Engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered …

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Local Live – The Acre Brothers

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Joining us for another unforgettable Local Live session are The Acre Brothers! The Acre Brothers combine a love for classic rock and roll like Zeppelin, The Stooges and Los Lobos with the swagger and dirty grooves of blues/swamp music like Slim Harpo, CCR and Tom Waits. Their original songs are filled with imagery from the south and midwest, rural living as well as urban, …

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WFHB’s Bring It On is seeking a new engineer

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WFHB’s African American public affairs show, Bring It On, is seeking a board engineer for live broadcasts beginning ASAP. Bring It On airs each Monday evening from 6-7 p.m. Training is available. This is a volunteer position but for-credit internships are available for students. Job description below: Bring It On Board Engineer Run the broadcasting board during live public affairs …

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Local Live – Fizzbang

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Loud, Chaotic, pretty and poppy – Fizzbang joins Local Live for a live performance and interview! SONGS 1. Beg 2. Satisfied 3. Hang My Hat 4. The Plan 5. Six Words Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang, Dan Withered, Adam Reichle Produced by Frankie Farrell Executive Producer is Jim Manion

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Local Live – Rest You Sleeping Giant


Rest You Sleeping Giant brings his tape loops, guitar and experimental nature to the WFHB studio for an exclusive Local Live interview and performance! SONGS 1. Like Foxes In Fields (guitar, voice) 2. The Forest at Dawn (tape loops) 3. Fields of Grey (guitar, voice, tape loops) 4. The Spring Thaw (tape loops) 5. You Fall Away (guitar, voice, tape …

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2015 ELECTION RESULTS: Bloomington and Ellettsville


100% of precincts reporting     CITY OF BLOOMINGTON   Mayor John Hamilton (D): 77% John Turnbull (R): 23%   City Clerk Nicole Bolden (D): 100%   City Council District 1 Chris Sturbaum (D): 67% Dave Nakarado (L): 33% City Council District 2 Dorothy Granger (D): 100% City Council District 3 Allison Chopra (D): 72% Nelson Shaffer (R): 29% City …

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Local Live – Corn Palace


Corn Palace hits the Local Live airwaves for their very first public performance! SONGS 1. Sarah 2. Wanda 3. Dennis 4. Voice Like a Wig 5. All Around Hosted by Jar Turner Engineers: Jim Lang, Dan Withered Produced by Frankie Farrell Executive Producer is Jim Manion

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