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May 15, 2024

 

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Common courtesies and social norms today, and ways they're changing

This week on Noon Edition, we’ll talk with guests about common courtesies and social expectations, and the ways these have changed in recent years with influences like social media, technology, and COVID.

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Noon Edition airs Friday at 12:06 p.m. on WFIU 1.

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This week on Noon Edition, we will talk with experts about national protests on university campuses.

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The solar eclipse is almost here

Join host Bob Zaltsberg as he talks with experts about everything you need to know to prepare for this historic occasion.

March 26, 2024

 

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Indiana is having fewer students attend college 

Join host Bob Zaltsberg as he will talk with guests about why fewer Hoosiers are choosing to go to college. 

March 19, 2024

 

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2024 Spring Fund Drive

Tune in this Friday, as we take a look back at some of the best clips from shows over the past few months.

March 12, 2024

 

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Gardening season is underway

Join hosts Bob Zaltsberg and Sara Wittmeyer as they answer all your questions about gardening from our annual gardening show March 1.

March 5, 2024

 

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What the Childs Templeton merger could mean for students, faculty, and parents

Join host Bob Zaltsberg, as he speaks with guests about the merger and its impacts.

February 27, 2024

 

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Gardening season is approaching

Join host Bob Zaltsberg as he talks with gardening experts about the best ways to start and manage your garden all season long.  

February 20, 2024

 

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A bill banning dog sales at pet stores approved by Senate 

Join host Bob Zaltsberg this Friday, as he will speak with experts about HB 1412 and what it will mean for pet store owners. 

February 13, 2024

 

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Bloomington’s business scene on full display 

Join host Bob Zaltsberg speak with experts about the Crossroads competition and Bloomington’s entrepreneur scene.

February 6, 2024

 

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Indiana lawmakers discussing bill on student literacy

Join host Bob Zaltsberg as he talks with experts about Indiana’s literacy issues and the proposed legislation.

January 30, 2024

 

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Legislature proposing bills on wetlands protection

Join host Bob Zaltsberg talk with experts about the proposed bills and Indiana’s wetlands.

January 23, 2024

 

Many challenges ahead for Bloomington’s new mayor 

Join us this Friday, as we speak with Mayor Thomson about the city's projects and everything else she has planned for the upcoming year.

January 16, 2024

 

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New city council members prepare for the year ahead 

Join us this Friday, as we will speak with newly elected council members about their first term and what they have planned for the upcoming year. 

January 9, 2024

 

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December 19, 2023

 

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The impact of private equity

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December 12, 2023

 

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The concerns of AI

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December 5, 2023

 

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The hottest year on record 

Join us this Friday as we talk with guests about the impacts of global warming and this year's numbers.  

November 28, 2023

 

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Indiana continues to struggle with attorney shortages 

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