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Bring It On – July 25th, 2016

Harambee (a Swahili word that means, Let us all pull together) is back by popular demand. Harambee was held first in 2002. It is about Afrikan / Black peoples coming together to talk with each other, listen to each other, and explore ways of supporting each other. Harambee events may range from informal affairs lasting a few hours, in which …

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Daily Local News – July 5, 2016

A new state law regulating the storage and use of footage from police body cameras has some departments questioning whether they want to use body cameras at all; Emergency personnel responded to a Life Alert notification yesterday, which later led to an arrest for attempted murder; The Bloomington City Council is scheduled to discuss a controversial plan for an electrical …

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Get Lotus Music & Arts Festival 2016 Weekend Passes!

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We are excited to partner with Lotus this year and offer WFHB supporters the opportunity to help two great organizations through your donation to WFHB. Get your tickets now!

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Daily Local News – June 9, 2016

Mayor Hamilton announced improvements in parking meter performance in a press conference this afternoon; Last Night the Bloomington Utilities Department made its case for a 22 percent water and sewer increase; A 19-year-old Monroe County Jail inmate suffered a ruptured aortic aneurysm on Tuesday; In a news release, the Indiana State Police announced that as of July 1st motorist will …

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Voices in the Street – “A bit of a Bummer in the Summer. The Decline of Vacation Time in the US”

Time Magazine recently reported some startling statistics about summer vacation in the United States. We are taking nearly one full work week LESS off and 61% of vacationers are still working while they’re away from work. Additionally, we are the only developed nation that doesn’t require by law paid holidays or vacation time. Still, there is a lot to enjoy …

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Indiana Healthcare Facility Targeted with Ransomware

An Indiana healthcare facility has been targeted with ransomware in recent weeks. Ransomware is a form of malware used by hackers to infect a user’s computer, and then demand payment before they’ll fix the problem. DeKalb hospital in Auburn, Indiana fell victim to ransomware attacks in their computer system recently and had to transfer patients to a different hospital. The …

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bloomingOUT – Jonas Schrodt – May 12, 2016

Join anchors Janae and Jeff as they interview local Bloomington comedian, Jonas Schrodt. Jonas talks about the upcoming Limestone Comedy Festival and his life as a stand-up comedian in Bloomington. This episode features music from Michael Longoria, from the Broadway adaptation of Jersey Boys; and the artist, P!nk. This episode also features a new segment of our weekly feature, “Open …

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Daily Local News – May 2, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Ted Cruz, is scheduled to be speaking in Bloomington at the Wagon Wheel Market on South Walnut Street; Monroe County received an infusion of a little more than three million dollars last week as the result of a deal made at the Statehouse during the final hours of this year’s legislative session; Indiana University recently announced that …

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Daily Local News – April 25, 2016

The Indiana Men’s soccer team finished off their spring season with an international match on Sunday at the Jerry Yeagley Field at Bill Armstrong Stadium; Next Monday and Tuesday, branches of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles will stay open late; Later this year, Indiana hunters will be free to use high-powered rifles and handguns to kill deer; Last week …

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Three Years After Logging, How is Yellowwood Forest Recovering?

In today’s EcoReport feature, correspondent Norm Holy interviews Bogdan Dragnea, who lives just yards away from Yellowwood forest about the effects of logging that took place 3 years ago.

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