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Daily Local News – June 2, 2015

The IU Board of Trustees is holding a forum tomorrow afternoon to hear public comment on IU tuition rates; Today marks the start of the summer-long Bloomingfoods Tuesday Market; Bloomington forestry officials are working at Bryan Park to remove hazardous trees from the area; Ellettsville is moving ahead with building a new town hall; The Bill Monroe Music Park in …

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Needle Exchange Program draws criticism from Indiana Prosecutors

Late last month, the Indiana Department of Health issued a declaration allowing the state’s first ever long-term needle exchange program. The program in Scott County is intended to slow the spread of HIV there. Needle exchanges have been outlawed in Indiana for decades. Many in state government, including Governor Mike Pence, have long opposed the programs. That changed somewhat earlier …

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Books Unbound – The Life Of Lazarillo de Tormes, Part 1

The Life Of Lazarillo de Tormes, His Fortunes and Misfortunes is a classic of Spanish literature, written anonymously and one of only six novels on the Index of Prohibited Books during the Inquisition. Lazaro is a clueless but sly servant boy who learns to survive a series of abusive masters through trickery and petty crime. The original book was controversial …

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Local Live – Rikki Jean & the DWBs

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Joining us for a wonderful Local Live session and interview is Rikki Jean & the DWBs! SONGS 1. Sailor of the Sea 2. Beverly 3. Glamorous Life 4. Mama’s Vine 5. Mississippi Shoes 6. Biscuits & Gravy Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang, Adam Reichle Produced by Erin Tobey Executive Producer is Jim Manion

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Local Live – Dono

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Local Live presents special guest Dono into our Firehouse Studios for a live performance and interview! Hosted by Erin Tobey Engineered by Jim Lang, Adam Reichle with help from “the IT guys” Produced by Erin Tobey Executive Producer is Jim Manion Originally aired on April 29, 2015.

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Standing Room Only – 2015 Legislative Wrap-Up

On May 6, 2015, The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce, led by its president and CEO,  Jeb Conrad, hosted a conversation with local legislators, who discussed some of the highlights of this year’s legislative session and provided insights into the effects of new legislation. This event was moderated by WISH-TV political reporter Jim Shella, and is part of  programming provided …

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Firehouse Session – Dana Lyons

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In the studio today for a new Firehouse Session all the way from Bellingham, Washington is Dana Lyons. Dana Lyons is in town for his show at The Bishop a fundraiser for HEARTWOOD. Heartwood is a regional network that protects forests and supports community activism in the eastern United States through education, advocacy, and citizen empowerment. Lyon’s plays two shows …

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Standing Room Only – Embargos, Music, and Culture: Cuba in Focus

On April 23, CUBAmistad held a panel discussion in Bloomington featuring Frank Marshalek, Geography PhD candidate on Economic Developments, Marysol Quevedo, Musicologist on Cultural Changes, and Cathy McGuire of WILPF. The conversation touches on the history of the embargo, along with music and culture within Cuba.

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Books Unbound – “Exploring with Robert McAlmon, Part Three”

Robert McAlmon was a ubiquitous presence among the “Lost Generation” of American expatriate writers during the 1920s and ’30s in Paris. Bisexual, he entered into a marriage of appearances with the heiress and lesbian writer Bryher. With her father’s great wealth, he started a press that published the early work of many of the most famous Modernists—and paid bar tabs …

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Women in Media: Facing Inequality

Do those things that terrify you. Say yes to your audience. Be a good person. That was all advice that a panel of media professionals gave to aspiring journalists late last month. The discussion occurred on the last day of class in J200, the Indiana University School of Journalism’s introductory course on writing and reporting. The four panelists were all …

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