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Big Talk w/ Michael Glab: Joni McGary and Jane Kupersmith

Bloomington business owners Joni McGary and Jane Kupersmith join Michael Glab on today’s Big Talk. Joni owns Lucky Guy Bakery and Jane is co-owner of Hopscotch Coffee. Joni grew up in an era when women still were expected to stay home and keep house. Jane came of age at a time when the first women had entered a somewhat more …

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Activate! Spencer Pride: Judi Epp


Spencer Pride supports the rural LGBTQI community in South Central Indiana and beyond. Listen as Executive Director, Volunteer Coordinator, and Treasurer Judi Epp discusses why our rural communities are in particular need of resources and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex people. Spencer Pride cultivates compassion and community, and offers a range of services that are often …

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EcoReport – August 11, 2016

In today’s Eco Report Feature, correspondent Kevin Lynch interviews Abby Perfetti, the Communications Director for the Sycamore Land Trust. Lynch and Perfetti discuss the basics of the organization as well as upcoming events and new land trust conservation projects. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and …

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Local Live – Slip Me 5


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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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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