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Kite Line – August 12, 2016

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In the second episode of Kite Line, we hear from Bomani Shakur, a prisoner on death row in Ohio, have our second installment of Prison 101 with Professor Micol Seigel, get an update about repression against Siddique Hasan in response to the upcoming September 9th prisoner strike, and we learn about the hunger strike that took place in Wisconsin prisons …

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Bloomington to Increase Police Presence, Surveillance Downtown and In Parks

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With just a few days before the kick off of Welcome Week at Indiana University, Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton this morning announced plans to crack down on panhandling, surveil city parks and increase police presence downtown. At a press conference this morning, Hamilton laid out a plan that also included forming committees tasked with evaluating public safety downtown and making recommendations …

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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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Interchange – Unfounded America: Taking Out the Myth with the Trash

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For “Unfounded America” we’re joined by Nancy Isenberg author of the popular and provocative new book, White Trash: The 400-year Untold Story of Class in America. Laura Miller writes of the book in Salon: Tapping into scores of sources, Isenberg traces the emergence of the white-trash stereotype from its roots in British beliefs that the working class was truly a …

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Activate! Monroe County Humane Association: Mary Richardson

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Mary Richardson’s found a way to channel her love for animals into service in her community. Listen as Mary details the diverse services and educational opportunities offered by the Monroe County Humane Society and the positive impact on animals and the people who love them. For information on volunteering with the Humane Society, go to http://www.monroehumane.org/volunteer. Information about additional opportunities …

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Kite Line: The Debut Episode – August 5, 2016

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This first episode of Kite Line is an introduction to some of the issues we want to cover here on the show. We give updates on prison news, talk about some prison basics with a local professor, an inmate in Ohio and an organizer with Black Lives Matter in Gary, Indiana.

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Interchange – How We Talk About Our Dying: Susan Gubar On Living with Cancer

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In 2008 Susan Gubar was diagnosed with stage three ovarian cancer which means that the cancer had metastasized beyond the ovaries into the abdomen or nearby lymph nodes. The statistical prognosis for life expectancy when ovarian cancer is diagnosed in this stage is 3-5 years. In 2012, Gubar became a participant in a Phase One drug trial that she describes …

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Local Live – Unholy UFO

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Unholy UFO returns for another performance in the WFHB studio. Self-described as “lo-fi bedroom pop,” these songs have an abrasive edge and wild spirit. Robert Craven plays guitar and sings, Robbie Sherman provides bass, and Cameron Vanover is on drums. 1. Jar of Molars 2. Chelsea of Maidenhair 3. Tell Me 4. She’s A Boy 5. Ramses for President 6. Let …

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Interchange – Lynchings on Loop: How Terror Goes Viral

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Courtney Baker on the double-edged power of images of black suffering and death. For “Lynchings on Loop” Courtney Baker, author of Humane Insight: Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death joins us to talk about the history of images of black pain, the malleable and incomplete nature of the image, and how to proceed in our current media-saturated …

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Fireshouse Sessions – Marisa Anderson

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Guitarist Marisa Anderson played live on WFHB on May 18, 2016, before her show at The Bishop that night. Since then, her new album “Into the Light” has been released to critical acclaim from NPR Music and others. “She’s meshed folk, bluegrass and blues ideas together to create something closer to self-portrait than tradition, with hands-on scholarship digging for old …

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