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The Sycamore Landtrust’s Hillbilly Haiku jump starts a Bloomington Labor Day weekend full of festivals. The annual 4th Street Festival of the arts runs Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm along 4th and Grant streets, featuring area artists and local non profits. Also this weekend in Third Street Park: the second annual Bloomington Garlic Festival will be offering food, live music, and art, on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 10am. All foods will feature garlic and there will also be a Healthful Garlic Cooking Contest sponsored by The Runcible Spoon, with cash prizes awarded on Saturday , and featured speakers on the topic of buying and preparing healthy foods. Event Organizers Dave Cox & Tim Haas stopped into the studio earlier this week, and speak with WFHB Board President about the weekend happenings, here in today’s WFHB feature exclusive.

Daily Local News – August 26, 2013


Indiana State Excise Police officers arrested 93 people on 129 charges in Bloomington this past weekend; Upland Brewery will host the Hillbilly Haiku on Friday, the 30th, at their 11st street tap house;The City of Bloomington Arts Commission has released revised guidelines and applications for the October cycle of its 2013 Arts Project Grant Program; As students return to Indiana University, The Bloomington Police Department is advocating for students to “be smart” to prevent the incidence of crimes and protect students and their personal property.

Group Rallies against Traditionalist Youth Network Protest
This afternoon the Indiana University chapter of the Traditionalist Youth Network – a group identifying as a white heritage organization – held a protest at Boxcar Books. Community members rallied in defense of the bookstore, which was targeted for their vocal stance against white supremacy.

Forrest Gilmore of Shalom Center talks about Shalom’s work and mission in addressing the crisis of homelessness and poverty on a day to day basis.
On Activate! Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community.

Anchors: Lauren Glapa, Doug Storm
Today’s headlines were written by Yvonne Cheng, Chris Martin, and Nash Hott
Our engineer is Chris Martin
Our feature was produced by Nash Hott, with correspondent Jim Manion
Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh

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