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Bring It On! – April 8, 2019

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Part One: Hosts Clarence Boone and Liz Mitchell speak with Dr. Charlie Nelms about the launch of his new book, “From Cotton Fields to University Leadership: All Eyes on Charlie, A Memoir – A Story of How Education was His Weapon of Choice for Fighting Racism and Inequality.” Dr. Nelms will launching his book as part of the IU Bicentennial …

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US Forest Service Plans Hoosier National Forest Burns

The US Forest Service is planning on conducting some 18 prescribed burns across Hoosier National Forest. The Forest Service announced today they are planning to burn some 4,500 acres of land in the state’s only national forest, this Fall. The burns will take place in Jackson, Martin, Orange and Perry counties, in South Central Indiana. The exact dates of the …

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Hoosier Action Working to Increase Voter Turnout

A grassroots Indiana group is trying to motivate voters to participate in the upcoming November elections. The non-profit, non-partisan organization Hoosier Action recently announced ‘Project Midterm,’ which is looking to recruit 500 members of the Bloomington community to help residents sign up to vote. Hoosier Action is asking participants to donate three hours of volunteer work a week until the …

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Daily Local News – June 12, 2018

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is praising the Department Of Justice for not defending Obama Care; Attorney General Hill’s office is joining a campaign launched by Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police in May to better comply with law enforcement; Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton says the city opposes the repeal of net neutrality; The Sycamore Land Trust added over 80 acres …

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Daily Local News – June 11, 2018

Monroe County’s primary election has been certified, with no recounts. That’s despite some close races; The Bloomington City Council will debate proposed guidelines for the use of the Police Department’s armored vehicle purchase; The city of Bloomington is dropping their proposed moratorium on new addictions treatment facilities within the city limits; The Indiana State Department of Health and the CDC are reporting that …

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City, County Proclaim January 4 WFHB Day

Today is officially WFHB Day in Monroe County, and WFHB Community Radio Day in the City of Bloomington. Both the county and the city signed proclamations, recognizing the station’s 25th anniversary. WFHB first began transmitting at 91.3 FM on Monday, January 4, 1993. Monroe County Commissioner introduced the measure during yesterday’s county commissioner’s meeting. Commissioner Julie Thomas cited WFHB’s volunteer …

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Lily Foundation Endowment Funds Education and Workforce Development

The Lilly Endowment, Inc. recently awarded grants totaling $42 million in support of regional development initiatives in southwest and central Indiana. WFHB Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan spoke with Community Foundation President Tina Peterson about the 17 million dollar education and workforce development aspects of the initiatives.

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bloomingOUT – May 29, 2014

Former bloomingOUT Co-Anchor, Indianapolis photographer, winner of the Caregiver of the Year Award and budding author of “Raising Dad” Mark Lee is in studio with personal and professional updates. The first and only Native American to graduate with a PhD from IU School of Public Health and member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma LaDonna Jessie BlueEye stops by to …

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