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Top Stories of 2016: The Targeting of Muslim Hoosiers

Today is number 4 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at WFHB’s coverage of issues surrounding the perception and treatment of Muslims in south central Indiana. We start with the October 2015 attack at Sofra Cafe, then move on to the community’s response to anti-Muslim rhetoric and the Pulse …

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EcoReport Feature – Part One of Our Interview with Dana Recklehoff, Naturalist at Patoka Lake

In today’s EcoReport feature, we bring you part one of Julianna Dailey’s interview with Dana Recklehoff, Naturalist at Patoka Lake in southern Indiana.

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EcoReport – December 29, 2016

EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely eco-related …

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Standing Room Only: Why Vietnam Still Matters 50 Years Later

On November 5, four Vietnam Veterans sat on a panel at the Monroe County History Center and discussed their service along with why Vietnam is still important today. Local Vietnam veterans included Phil Zook, Cathy Peacock, Jim Kryway, and Jim Follette. Veteran and filmmaker Ron Osgood moderated the panel. Panelists will discuss their time abroad along with what it was …

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Top Stories of 2016: Election 2016

Today is number 5 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at the 2016 election: locally, statewide and nationally. Bloomington saw visits from presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders, local candidates debated theft and bad management, and Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson blew the whistle on voter fraud …

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Interchange – Unmanning Sex: Meghan Murphy on Radical Feminism

Have feminists always been pro-prostitution? Since when has supporting pornography been considered a pro-sex feminist position? And why has feminism seemingly become a catch-all for any and all gender equality issues? Meghan Murphy, the founder and editor of the online feminist media outlet Feminist Current, leads us through the re-radicalizing of feminism: starting with a tour through the individualized, all-inclusive, …

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Top Stories of 2016: Incubating the Certified Tech Park

Today is number 6 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at developments related to Bloomington’s Technology Park, otherwise known as the Trades District. Officials debate the project’s design and a citizen group warns of gentrification.

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Saturday’s Child – Craig Brenner and Ross Martinie Eiler

December’s Saturday’s Child features Craig Brenner and Ross Martinie Eiler, two of Bloomington’s premier tinklers of the ivories.

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Top Stories of 2016: Funding Public Safety

Today is number 7 on our countdown of the Top Stories of 2016. In this episode, we take a look back at the public safety income tax that Monroe County officials approved this year. Officials questioned how local governments would spend the additional $7 million per year and others said the tax was approved without a solid plan. An average …

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bloomingOUT – Featured Organization – CampusPride

The bloomingOUT crew will be taking a hiatus for the holiday this week, but in honor of the holiday season and the end of the giving year, we will be featuring interviews from LGBTQ nonprofit organizations that we have interviewed on the program. We at bloomingOUT would like remind everyone that in honor of the season of giving, we encourage …

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