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Daily Local News – May 24, 2016

Last night the Ellettsville Town Council threw its support behind a point two-five percent tax increase to fund county wide public safety initiatives; The death of Monroe County Public Servant Kevin Enright created a vacancy in the Monroe County surveyor position, so the precinct committee must vote to fill it on the general election ballot; A branding initiative called “Indiana …

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Interchange – The Endeavor to Tell Lines: The Music of Will Johnson (Extended)

Will Johnson, photo by Matt Pence

Will Johnson joins us to talk about his new album, Swan City Vampires, and how it reflects an intense period of loss and mourning. With the passing of his mother and the breaking up of his band of seventeen years, Centro-matic, Will Johnson lost two of the most important things in his life. Swan City Vampires comes from inside of …

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Bring It On! – May 23, 2016

William Hosea and Leila Randle have a quality of life discussion with Bloomington’s Communitry and Family Resources Department Director, guest Beverly Calender-Anderson. She tells about the many ways citizens can engage and participate in programs and services. “The Community and Family Resources staff works every day to make Bloomington a better place for everyone to live, work and play” PART …

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Purvi Patel Case Returns to Courts for First Appeals Hearing

Purvi Patel’s case was back in court this week as judges from the Indiana Court of Appeals held the first hearing in her attempt to challenge the state’s conviction and prison sentence. Patel was convicted of feticide and neglect of a dependent in 2015 and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. The charges were filed under two separate and seemingly contradictory …

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Indiana University Joins ACLU in Fetal Tissue Lawsuit

Indiana University is joining a lawsuit challenging Indiana’s new abortion law, saying it could jeopardize hundreds of millions of dollars in research funding, as well as threaten researchers with felony prosecution. The law, House Enrolled Act 1337, mandates that all fetal remains be cremated or buried, as well as criminalizing any transfer of fetal tissue. IU conducts research into neurological …

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Activate! H2H (Hoosier 2 Hoosier) : Jacqui Bauer

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Hoosier 2 Hoosier (H2H) is a reuse program that diverts reusable items from the landfill during student move-out and raises money for local charities and other organization. H2H, a partnership between City of Bloomington Sustainability, Indiana University Office of Sustainability, and Cutters Soccer Club; is scheduled for Saturday, August 20 and volunteers are needed now and on the day of …

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The Act of Seeing – Motorcyle Awareness Month Safety Tips

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists are more than 26 times more likely to die in a traffic accident than those driving or riding in cars. Motorcycle Safety and Awareness campaigns are launched every May to encourage both motorist and motorcycle riders to be aware of each other. Today I spoke with local officials and academics about …

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Daily Local News – May 23, 2016

Indiana University is joining a lawsuit challenging Indiana’s new abortion law, saying it could jeopardize hundreds of millions of dollars in research funding, as well as threaten researchers with felony prosecution; Purvi Patel’s case was back in court this week as judges from the Indiana Court of Appeals held the first hearing in her attempt to challenge the state’s conviction …

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Hola Bloomington – May 20, 2016

Las locutoras de Hola Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Araceli Gómez-Aldana entrevistan a estudiantes de nuestra comunidad que terminan su año escolar. Se habla sobre sus logros, actividades extracurriculares y planes para el verano. Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria and Araceli Gómez-Aldana interview local students who are finishing up their school year. They discuss their academic achievements, extracurricular activities …

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Standing Room Only – Five Women Poets Recite Poetry from “Birds of a Feather”

The Five Women Poets is an organization in Bloomington that serves as a creative outlet for women to meet and discuss poetry. Five Women Poets has been in existence since 1974, and they’ve been meeting once a month since then to discuss each other’s work. On May 15th, the Five Women Poets met at the Monroe County History Center to …

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