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Interchange – If You’ve Got the Money, I’ve Got the Time: Wendell Potter on Big Money

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Former Insurance PR Executive turned atoning activist, Wendell Potter, joins us to discuss his latest book, Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It. Potter and co-author Nick Penniman write that American democracy has become coin-operated. Special interest groups increasingly control every level of government. The necessity of raising huge sums …

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Interchange – Racist Revolutionaries: The Alt-Right Uprising?

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Our opening song for this program, “Racist Revolutionaries,” is a counter-statement: “Money Jungle” from three greats of Jazz, Duke Ellington, Max Roach, Charles Mingus. As has come to be “SOP” here, we like to choose music illustrative of our program; sometimes this comes from a sideways angle, but it’s usually fairly direct that the music reflects the content. For this …

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Bring It On! – May 16, 2015

William Hosea and Amrita Myers have guest Robin Winston tonight. Mr. Winston was the first African-American to chair a major political party in Indiana. In 2012 he was elected as a member of the Presidential Electoral College. Listen to the insights provided by an accomplished business leader, strategist and political analyst on the upcoming Presidential election. PART ONE William Hosea …

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Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America : Rachel Guglielmo

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Local mom and activist Rachel Guglielmo discusses her work with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, an organization originally founded by fellow Hoosier Shannon Watts. There are chapters of Moms in 50 states, and Rachel is active in the local, Bloomington chapter. Listen to Rachel’s empowering experience committing her time and passion for a cause she believes strongly …

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Bloomington Man Indicted After Being Linked to Bank Robberies

A Bloomington man has been indicted in connection to five different bank robberies. According to the Herald Times, Stephen M. Lee, has been indicted for robbing two banks in Columbus, one bank in Terre Haute, and two banks in Bloomington. Lee is accused of robbing both the People’s State Bank on Kirkwood in December and the Regions Bank on West …

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Members of Public Call for Resignation of County Auditor

Members of the public called for the resignation of County Auditor, Steve Saulter, at a meeting of the Monroe County Commissioners on Friday. A recent delay in payments to Monroe County poll workers was the most recent in a string of incidents that prompted the demands. Local accountant Ann Boehm asked the County Commissioners to join her in calling for …

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Monroe County Corrections Plans to Monitor More Low-Level Felons

Monroe County Community Corrections was recently awarded $1.3 million in grant money from the Indiana Department of Corrections. The County’s Chief Probation Officer, Linda Brady, said the additional state funds were to help pay for changes put in place by the state legislature two years ago, when lawmakers did a major re-write of the Indiana Criminal Code. The changes made …

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Daily Local News – May 16, 2016

Members of the public called for the resignation of County Auditor Steve Saulter at a meeting of the Monroe County Commissioners on Friday; The organization, Feeding America, estimates that about one in five children in Monroe County struggles with food insecurity; The Bloomington Parks Foundation has partnered with the city’s parks and recreation department in an effort to replace trees …

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Hola Bloomington – May 13, 2016

Las locutoras de Hola Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Raquel Anderson entrevistan a estudiantes que se graduaron de la universidad de Indiana. Maria y Raquel hablan con Exsenet Esler y Eric Cervantes sobre sus experiencias en la universidad. Además, en una entrevista exclusiva con Luisa Campos, directora del Museo de la Alfabetización en Cuba, se habla sobre la campaña de …

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bloomingOUT – Jonas Schrodt – May 12, 2016

Join anchors Janae and Jeff as they interview local Bloomington comedian, Jonas Schrodt. Jonas talks about the upcoming Limestone Comedy Festival and his life as a stand-up comedian in Bloomington. This episode features music from Michael Longoria, from the Broadway adaptation of Jersey Boys; and the artist, P!nk. This episode also features a new segment of our weekly feature, “Open …

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