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Interchange – Desperately Seeking Solutions: Fixing Economic Inequality

With President-elect Trump soon to take office, America is faced with a grim irony: many voters with economic grievances about a “rigged system” helped Trump win office, and yet given his major appointments so far, it seems unlikely that our next president will do anything to fundamentally address those problems — and it seems likely he’ll make them worse. Assuming …

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WFHB Firehouse Session with TV Mike

August 19, 2016 – TV Mike performed live on WFHB the afternoon before a private house concert in Bloomington. Songs performed: “Reading All Zeros”, Put Stuff In The Ground”, “Water For Friction”. 12/20 UPDATE: TV Mike has moved back to Bloomington and is performing with The Scarecrowes on New Years Eve in Bloomington, Saturday 12/31, opening for The Rev. Peyton’s …

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Top Stories of 2016: Hoosiers Join the Pipeline Fight

Today is number 10 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at how Bloomington residents became increasingly involved in the efforts to block development of the Dakota Access Pipeline. We reflect back on on a #NoDAPL march through the streets of Bloomington, a local man who was swept up during …

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WFHB’S Local Live: Krista Detor & Friends Holiday Special Part 2

December 14, 2016 – Our Local Live crew headed to the hills of Northeast Monroe County for a live holiday broadcast from Airtime Studios with Krista Detor and friends – The New Hoosier Broadcasters, Amanda Biggs, Marilyn White, Justin Teague, Steve Mascari, David P Weber, and Michelle Younger. This is Part 2 of the broadcast. Produced by Jim Manion WFHB …

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WFHB’S Local Live: Krista Detor & Friends Holiday Special Part 1

December 14, 2016 – Our Local Live crew headed to the hills of Northeast Monroe County for a live holiday broadcast from Airtime Studios with Krista Detor and friends – The New Hoosier Broadcasters, Amanda Biggs, Marilyn White, Justin Teague, Steve Mascari, David P Weber, and Michelle Younger. This is Part 1 of the broadcast. Produced by Jim Manion WFHB …

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Kite Line: December 16, 2016 – Community Policing

This week, we are sharing a conversation we had with Kristian Williams, author of Our Enemies in Blue and American Methods: Torture and the Logic of Domination. Kristian spoke at IU earlier this month on the history of policing in America, but we were eager to pick his brain about the intersections of police, racism, and prisons. He argues that …

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Report Describes Sluggish Bloomington Economy, Critiques Regulators, Suggests Branding and Innovation

This week Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton’s Wage Growth Task Force released a report following months of studying the local economy. WFHB News Director Joe Crawford has more in today’s WFHB community report (audio above). You can find the full report from the Mayor’s Wage Growth Task Force on the city’s website.

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Interchange – Our Father Frankenstein

Mary Shelley’s novel of 1818, Frankenstein, Or, the Modern Prometheus, seems to me to clang like a hammer blow against a bell that tolls our self-inflicted doom. To quote Victor Frankenstein– None but those who have experienced them can conceive of the enticements of science. In other studies you go as far as others have gone before you, and there …

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Daily Local News – Tuesday December 13, 2016

Following major electoral victories for marijuana legalization around the country, police in the Bloomington area have made two large weed-related busts; The Indiana Department of Education released their A through F school grades for 2016 today; The Monroe County Public Library is working to keep its wages and salaries up to local market rates; The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District …

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Daily Local News – December 12, 2016

A handful of local residents stood outside the Sunoco gas station on South Walnut Street this afternoon, demonstrating opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline; The Indiana Recovery Alliance, which started its needle exchange program in February of this year, is expanding its services into Lawrence County starting tomorrow; four Indiana cities are continuing to challenge a lawsuit by conservative groups …

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