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“The Hijabi Diaries”

Today we bring you a new episode of the Hijabi Diaries, a local podcast produced with the Islamic Center of Bloomington. In today’s episode, we hear from Meryem, a woman who has experienced a lot of prejudice since moving to Bloomington, more than she did when she was an undergraduate student in New Hampshire in the early 2000’s. She fears …

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Voices in the Street – “A bit of a Bummer in the Summer. The Decline of Vacation Time in the US”

Time Magazine recently reported some startling statistics about summer vacation in the United States. We are taking nearly one full work week LESS off and 61% of vacationers are still working while they’re away from work. Additionally, we are the only developed nation that doesn’t require by law paid holidays or vacation time. Still, there is a lot to enjoy …

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Indiana Healthcare Facility Targeted with Ransomware

An Indiana healthcare facility has been targeted with ransomware in recent weeks. Ransomware is a form of malware used by hackers to infect a user’s computer, and then demand payment before they’ll fix the problem. DeKalb hospital in Auburn, Indiana fell victim to ransomware attacks in their computer system recently and had to transfer patients to a different hospital. The …

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Daily Local News – May 26, 2016

Last night the Bloomington City Council had its first public conversation about whether to support a new local income tax; Indiana University filed a lawsuit yesterday challenging fetal tissue regulation in House Enrolled Act 1-3-3-7; An Indiana healthcare facility has been targeted with ransomware in recent weeks. FEATURE Today we bring you a new episode of the Hijabi Diaries, a …

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Standing Room Only– Building a Thriving and Compassionate Community Presents “The Raising of America”

On Sunday, May 22 a panel of experts met to watch the documentary “The Raising of America” and discuss the state of childcare in the United States. “The Raising of America” discusses investing in our nation’s parents as well as our children, and how America can improve the quality and the cost of childcare to make it affordable to all. …

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Interview with Adam Casey, Manager of the Lake Lemon Conservancy – EcoReport Feature – May 26, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews Adam Casey, manager of the Lake Lemon Conservancy. They discuss the history of the conservancy, lake dredging, and weed management.

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EcoReport – May 26, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy is interviewing Adam Casey, manager of the Lake Lemon Conservancy. They will be discussing the history of the conservancy, lake dredging, and weed management. 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 …

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Daily Local News – May 25, 2016

05/25/16 An IU professor presented findings yesterday about why local residents did or did not support a plan to kill deer in the Griffy Woods in 2015; Registration for the Indiana Kids’ Election opened on May 4. Since then, nearly 400 schools have signed up for the program; Seniors in Indiana are not signing up for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance …

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Better Beware – Travel Scams

‘Tis the season to get out and get going, and if you’re traveling here are some nasty tricks people play on out-of-towners.

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Citizens Suing for Transparency on Anti-Solar Bill

Last month the Indiana Supreme Court handed down a ruling that dismayed many open government advocates. The Court ruled that Indiana legislators have the legal right to keep some public records secret. The records in question surround what some called the Anti-Solar Bill. That bill was introduced in 2015 would have reduced the financial incentives for homeowners to install solar …

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