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February 27, 2009


Homelessness, Economy, and Community

Evidence of the national recession is becoming apparent in Bloomington’s Perry Township. Township Trustee Dan Combs says his office, which is responsible for poor relief, has seen an increase in requests for assistance.

January 30, 2009


Youth Centers in South Central Indiana

Bloomington’s Boy’s and Girl’s Club Executive Director Jeff Baldwin, Columbus’ Foundation for Youth Executive Director David Westenberger and Terre Haute’s Ryves Hall Youth Center Director Jim Edwards discuss the economic impact on youth centers in south central Indiana.

September 19, 2008


Arts in Your Community

This week on Noon Edition we’ll discuss the role of the arts in the broad WFIU listening community. Joining us in the studio will be Performance Director for the Bloomington Area Arts Council Mark Tichida, Executive Director for the Columbus Area Arts Council Warren Baumgart, and Executive Director of Arts Illiana John Robeson.

July 4, 2008


A Bloomington Soldier in Iraq

This week on Noon Edition WFIU welcomes Captain Jake Weis, an intelligence officer from Bloomington, now serving in the Indiana Army National Guard 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Balad, Iraq.

June 20, 2008


Tourism in Bloomington, Columbus and Beyond

This week on “Noon Edition,” Columbus Area Visitors Center executive director Lynn Lucas and Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director Mike McAfee join us in the studio. They’ll discuss changes and challenges to tourism in southern Indiana and beyond.

February 15, 2008


Diversity Around the Community

In honor of Black History month, this week on “Noon Edition,” we explore the state of minority communities at Indiana University, the city of Bloomington and beyond. With us in the studio are Edwin Marshall, IU Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs, and Beverly Calender-Anderson, Bloomington’s Safe and Civil Cities director.

January 4, 2008


Poverty and Hunger Activist John Breen

This week on “Noon Edition,” Bloomington computer programmer John Breen joins us in the studio to discuss his novel uses of the Internet to fight hunger and poverty worldwide. Breen founded The Hunger Site in 1999, and this year started his newest web-based charity,

September 21, 2007


Bloomington Mayoral Debate

This week on “Noon Edition,” Bloomington mayoral candidates Mark Kruzan and David Sabbagh debate the issues as the election nears.

March 16, 2007


Ron Walker, Director of the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation

Our guest on “Noon Edition” this week is Ron Walker, the new director of the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation. The former director of economic development for the City of Bloomington talks with Herald-Times editor Bob Zaltsberg and co-host Mary Catherine Carmichael.

December 29, 2006


Year in Review

This week on “Noon Edition,” reporters from the Herald-Times, WFIU, and WTIU take a look back at the top news stories of 2006.

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