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Interchange – Giving Account: Thoreau At 200

July 12th marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of Henry David Thoreau. We like anniversaries and birthdays in particular…we like to mark time, to celebrate occasions. And in fact, like most words, “occasion”* holds an etymological tension within it by meaning both a downfall and a falling together–which seems only right for a term that is communal, civic, and …

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The Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Over five and a half million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s Disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. With the majority of that population over the age of sixty, people living with Alzheimer’s often need help from caretakers, friends, and family. WFHB Correspondent Arjun Balasundaram visited a fundraising event for the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which is scheduled for September …

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Everyday People: Area 10 Food Pantry Services

Nutrition Outreach Coordinator for Area 10 Agency on Aging’s Amy O’Brien with information on how the food pantry works and the need for volunteers. Details given about volunteer responsibilities. Pet food is available through the Area 10 Agency on Aging food pantry as well.

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Daily Local News – July 18, 2017

Indiana’s Democratic Senator, Joseph Donnelly, is facing criticism from state and national GOP members over his brother’s California-based business; Richland Bean Blossom School Corporation is taking steps to promote a positive image of the school system through a new branding campaign; A new Indiana law could prevent so-called ‘water wars’ between Indiana and Kentucky, according to New Albany’s News and …

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Coroner Investigation Costs Increase Due To Opioid Deaths

The Monroe County Coroner is seeing an increase in costs associated with death investigations driven by the opioid epidemic. Taxpayers are footing the bill. Reporter Sarah Vaughan spoke with Coroner Joani Shields for today;s community report.

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Developer Tabbed for Convention Center Expansion

The Monroe County Convention Center Advisory Commission has selected a developer for a proposed convention center expansion. Indianapolis-based Sun Development and Management Corporation outshone two competitors to gain the Commission’s favor. In the commission’s July 11th meeting, Commission member Patrick Stoffers explained why he felt Sun Development is the better choice. The 90-year-old convention center building is located at West …

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“Lot of Lessons” to Be Learned from I-69 Mistakes

State officials admitted the I-69 project has suffered from mistakes at this month’s State Budget Committee hearing, according to the Indiana Business Journal. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Luke Kenley said he believes “there are a lot of lessons” to be learned from how the state handled the project, especially from the failed partnership with a private developer for Section 5 …

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Daily Local News – July 17, 2017

Speck Mellencamp, son of singer/songwriter John Mellencamp, was arrested yesterday morning and charged with public intoxication and resisting law enforcement; State officials admitted the I-69 project has suffered from mistakes; The Monroe County Convention Center Advisory Committee has selected a developer for the proposed convention center expansion; The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District budget for 2018 may include a …

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Hola Bloomington-July 14, 2017

Noticias, leyes y politica con Carlos Bakota y Luis Hernandez. News, law, and politics with Carlos Bakora and Luis Hernandez.

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Kite Line: July 14, 2017- Mark Cook Reflects on Solidarity Across the Walls

We return for our final episode with Mark Cook, former political prisoner and member of the Black Panther Party and the George Jackson Brigade. After hearing some news and a request from a supporter of Indiana prisoner Khalfani Malik Khaldun, we hear from Mark Cook about the impact of outside solidarity. Not only did outside solidarity help Mark Cook get …

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