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Islamic Center of Bloomington Fights Growing Anti-Muslim Sentiment

The mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando has again brought anti-Muslim sentiment to the fore in mainstream and social media, as well as from major politicians like Donald Trump. The shooter in Orlando was a practicing Muslim and reportedly told 911 dispatchers that he was carrying out the attack on behalf of the leader of the Islamic State. …

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Activate! Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America : Rachel Guglielmo

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From the Activate! Archives: 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 …

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Bloomington LGBTQ+ and Ally Communities Hold Vigil for Victims of Nightclub Attacks

Bloomington’s LGBT community is reacting to the deadly shooting in Orlando, where a gunman attacked a gay nightclub during “Latin Night” and left 49 victims dead. Bloomington PRIDE and the PRISM Youth Community will be holding a candlelight vigil Tuesday night on the steps of City Hall, beginning at 7:30pm(EST). Additionally, the Back Door is having a letter writing event …

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Mayor Hamilton Raises Support for Facility to Assist Low-Income Seniors

Bloomington Mayor, John Hamilton, called a press conference today to show support for a project that would serve low-income senior citizens. The real estate company, Evergreen Partners, has been planning a 115-unit assisted living facility for seniors who earn less than 60 percent of the area median income. The $22M facility is planned for south Sare Road on the southeast …

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Hola Bloomington – June 10, 2016

Las locutoras de Hola Bloomington Luz María López y Valeria de Castro entrevistan a el músico David Dávila González, de Costa Rica. Hablan acerca de su próximo concierto en el Player’s Pub (el junio 17) y sobre el proyecto de música para niños La Banda Reciclada. Además, hablan con Katherine Beck sobre The Rich Coast Project. Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria …

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bloomingOUT – Mark Lee Interview & Spencer PRIDE Coverage – June 9, 2016

Join bloomingOUT for a special episode featuring a previous interview with photographer and historian, Mark Lee. Mark’s initial interview with bloomingOUT anchors in 2015 featured a discussion about the release of his new (at the time) exhibition, “A Visual Journey: From AIDS to Marriage Equality.” As a special event for Indy PRIDE week, the exhibition is being revived and hosted …

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A conversation with Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton

Just more than five months into his first term, Bloomington mayor John Hamilton dropped by the WFHB studios to talk with William Hosea and Cornelius Wright of Bring It On! about topics such as the high cost of living in Bloomington and diversity issues in schools, police forces and elsewhere. We bring you a portion of their conversation for today’s …

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Daily Local News – June 9, 2016

Mayor Hamilton announced improvements in parking meter performance in a press conference this afternoon; Last Night the Bloomington Utilities Department made its case for a 22 percent water and sewer increase; A 19-year-old Monroe County Jail inmate suffered a ruptured aortic aneurysm on Tuesday; In a news release, the Indiana State Police announced that as of July 1st motorist will …

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EcoReport Feature – Interview with Marcia Veldman, Director of the Bloomington Farmer’s Market

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews Marcia Veldman, director of the Bloomington Farmer’s Market. They discuss new and exciting aspects of this season’s market.

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EcoReport – June 9, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews Marcia Veldman, director of the Bloomington Farmer’s Market. They discuss new and exciting aspects of this season’s market. 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 …

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