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Activate! – Salvation Army Food Pantry – Part 1: Mercedes Jones

Salvation_Army

Part one of our conversation with a Salvation Army volunteer who decided to start a brand new food pantry. Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community. EXTERNAL LINKS IU Crimson Cupboard

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Long Term: A Decades-Long Fight To Preserve Bloomington’s Courthouse Square

On December 2nd, the Bloomington City Council approved the establishment of Courthouse Square Historic District. This resolution places the area roughly bounded by 4th, Walnut, 7th, and College under the protection of Title 8 of the municipal code. This section gives the city control over any proposed change or demolition of the buildings in the district. Duncan Campbell has been …

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Daily Local News – December 7, 2015

The group Hoosiers for Syrian Refugees marched down Kirkwood Avenue on Saturday to promote inclusiveness and to protest Governor Mike Pence’s stance against allowing Syrian refugees to relocate to Indiana; The Monroe County government has lost another tax court battle with CVS; Ellettsville Planning Commission approves the subdivision of a 32-acre piece of land to allow for the construction of …

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Standing Room Only: Remembering Osage Ballerinas Marjorie and Maria Tallchief

On November 5, 2015, Violette Verdy, distinguished professor at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and Russell Tallchief, nephew of Native American ballerinas Marjorie and Maria Tallchief, presented a slideshow and discussion remembering the ballerinas as part of Native American Heritage Month events at IU. Born in Oklahoma, each Tallchief sister achieved prominence in the competitive world of ballet. …

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Hola Bloomington – December 4, 2015

Locutora de HOLA Bloomington, Araceli Gomez-Aldana entrevista a Lillian Casillas y Stefanie Huezo, las dos hablan sobre su evento La Parranda Navideña. Además, se habla sobre una grupo de mujeres que se encuentran en centre de detención en Hutton Texas. Hablamos sobre sus condiciones, la huelga de hambre que iniciaron y se leen unas cartas que las mujeres escribieron. También, …

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bloomingOUT – Robert Ping-Slater – December 3, 2015

Join hosts Jeff Poling and Olivia Davidson as they chat with Quarryland Men’s Chorus President and chorus member Robert Ping-Slater about the group’s upcoming holiday concert. Plus, music from Quarryland Men’s Chorus, a new episode of “Open Doors,” and our event calendar. Hosts – Jeff Poling, Olivia Davidson Executive Producer – Joe Crawford Producer – Olivia Davidson Board Engineers – …

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What’s in the Water: Erin Brockovich Questions the Bloomington Utilities Department

The safety of the local water supply has been called into question in recent weeks. WFHB News Director Joe Crawford has more on that story for today’s WFHB Community report. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Bloomington Utilities Department has been getting plenty of calls lately from residents wondering about what’s in the water. For one thing, the Department issued a report in October …

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Solar Project for City Hall Proposal is Approved

A solar project for City Hall two years in the making is becoming more of a reality, after the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission last week approved the project’s proposal. Jacqui Bauer is the city’s sustainability coordinator. She says installing the solar panels would be a part of a larger project: replacing City Hall’s 20 year old roof. “The amount of money …

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Daily Local News – December 3, 2015

A solar project for City Hall two years in the making is becoming more of a reality, after the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission last week approved the project’s proposal. FEATURE The safety of the local water supply has been called into question in recent weeks. FEATURE Jean Anouilh adopted Sophocle’s Antigone in 1944 turning the Creon into a kind of Chief …

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Arts Interchange – Jean Anouilh’s Antigone

Ashley Dillard is Antigone

This Arts Interchange is about Jean Anouilh’s 1944 Antigone, inspired by the Sophocles play of the same name, which the IU Theater Department is performing beginning Friday December 4th. The program is in two parts. Part One is an interview with the play’s director Katie Horwitz and Part Two is an interview with the two leads, Ashley Dillard, who plays …

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