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EcoReport – August 11, 2016

In today’s Eco Report Feature, correspondent Kevin Lynch interviews Abby Perfetti, the Communications Director for the Sycamore Land Trust. Lynch and Perfetti discuss the basics of the organization as well as upcoming events and new land trust conservation projects. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and …

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Kite Line – August 12, 2016


In the second episode of Kite Line, we hear from Bomani Shakur, a prisoner on death row in Ohio, have our second installment of Prison 101 with Professor Micol Seigel, get an update about repression against Siddique Hasan in response to the upcoming September 9th prisoner strike, and we learn about the hunger strike that took place in Wisconsin prisons …

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EcoFeature – Abby Perfetti Discusses the Sycamore Land Trust’s Work Preserving Land in South Central Indiana

Kevin Lynch interviews Abby Perfetti, communications director of Sycamore Land Trust. We talk about some basics of what a land trust is and how people can get involved. Sycamore Land Trust has a headquarters in Bloomington and preserves land in southern Indiana.

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bloomingOUT – Rob Ping-Slater – August 11, 2016

Join anchors Janae Cummings and Jeff Poling as they interview Rob Ping-Slater, the Board President of the Quarryland Men’s Chorus. He joins us tonight to speak about this past chorus season, as well as activities planned for the upcoming season. Plus, your weekly roundup of LGBTQ+ news headlines. This episode features music from the Quarryland Men’s Chorus, Broadway for Orlando, …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Adria Nassim

Adria Nassim and her constant companion Lu — her service dog — might be as familiar to many Bloomington residents as Mayor Hamilton or IU basketball coach Tom Crean. Nassim is this town’s go-to expert on the autism spectrum, something she knows about intimately. She was a premature baby and early on was found to have the classic social interaction, …

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Daily Local News – August 11, 2016

Regular visitors to Seminary Park voiced dissent this afternoon following Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton’s announcement that a police surveillance camera would be installed there; Monroe County Commissioner Patrick Stoffers has warned the County Council they will likely need to invest in professional guidance for the County Treasurer and Auditor’s offices; Multiple Indiana business and civic leaders plan to introduce a …

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Voices in the Street: “Drama down in Rio: Catching Olympic fever.”

The 2016 Summer Olympics are underway in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Despite controversies like doping and the Zika virus, enthusiasm for the games is always palpable. With folks like Simone Biles, Katie Ledecky, and IU’s very own Lilly King becoming household names, Voices in the Streets’ intrepid, roving reporter, MJ, asks Bloomington residents what Olympic event they look forward to …

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Daily Local News – August 10, 2016

Earlier today a jury in Brown County found 51-year-old Daniel Messel guilty for the murder of 22-year-old Indiana University student Hannah Wilson in May of last year; The Indiana Institute for Working Families has released their annual findings on the status of workplace policies that provides support for working families; Hoosiers can now vote to decide what the new Indiana …

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Bloomington to Increase Police Presence, Surveillance Downtown and In Parks


With just a few days before the kick off of Welcome Week at Indiana University, Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton this morning announced plans to crack down on panhandling, surveil city parks and increase police presence downtown. At a press conference this morning, Hamilton laid out a plan that also included forming committees tasked with evaluating public safety downtown and making recommendations …

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Better Beware – Adulterated Food

The food industry – grocery stores and restaurants – has an astonishing amount of edibles that are either adulterated or substitutes. Here’s what to watch out for.

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