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Interchange – Who Owns the Radio? A Fund Drive Special

For our Fall Fund Drive show we offer some program highlights from the last several months to show, not tell, how deserving we are of your financial support. And we open the show with The Who’s “Eminence Front”…it’s a favorite of mine. We used this in the show with Thomas Frank, “It Takes a Democrat.” The sun shines And people …

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Everyday People: Elder Abuse Part 2

In this episode of Everyday People, Stacey and Courtney discuss the warning signs of elder abuse ranging from physical to emotional changes to sudden financial problems. The warning signs of elder abuse are not always apparent: listen to learn more.

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IU to spend $50 Million in Addiction Research

Indiana University will spend 50 million dollars in researching addiction over the next five years, IU President Michael McRobbie announced this afternoon. At a joint press conference with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, McRobbie said the funding will come from the University’s 300 million dollar ‘Grand Challenges Initiative.’ In a Facebook Live video, McRobbie told the …

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Daily Local News – October 10, 2017

Indiana University will spend 50 million dollars in researching addiction over the next five years, IU President Michael McRobbie announced this afternoon; The Indiana Department of Education released school accountability grades for the 2016-2017 school year. According to the Department of Education, a quarter of Indiana schools increased their scores by one or more letter grades, and over half of …

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Bring It On! – October 09, 2017

Tonight’s episode features an interview between hosts Roberta Radovich and Cornelius Wright with Mike Davis Jr, and excerpts from a past interview with Mike Davis Sr.  Mike Davis Jr is an assistant coach at Texas Southern University. He previously played at the University of Alabama, Indiana University, Bloomington North High School and Bridgton (Maine) Academy.  Mike Davis Jr is the son of …

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Mural Depicting KKK Stays at IU’s Woodburn Hall

A controversial mural at Indiana University depicting Ku Klux Klan members burning a Christian cross and carrying the American flag during a Klan gathering will remain in Woodburn Hall. IU Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel said the mural cannot be removed due to the type of paint used. The mural has created controversy over the past 70 years. …

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Indiana Seeks Changes to 2015 Waters of the US Bill

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has joined 24 other states in support of editing and amending the 2015 Waters of the United States bill. The bill is an effort by the Environmental Protection Agency designed to help protect and better manage American waterways. The Waters of the US bill added language to the 1972 Clean Water Act that helped specify …

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Daily Local News – October 9, 2017

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has joined the chief counsels of 24 other states in support of editing and amending the 2015 Waters of the United Sates bill; Vice President Mike Pence walked out of an Indianapolis Colts NFL football game after players knelt during the national anthem; A controversial mural depicting Ku Klux Klan members burning a Christian cross …

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Kite Line- October 6, 2017: Prison and the Press, Part One

This week is the first episode of several about the intersection between the media and prison struggles. In January of 2015, journalist Barrett Brown was sentenced to 63 months in prison for his role reporting on Anonymous’ hack of Stratfor, a private security and espionage company. Today, we are sharing a talk he gave at the Fight Toxic Prisons conference …

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bloomingOUT – “Busted in Bloomington” – October 5, 2017

Join producer Ryne Shadday and anchor Grace Thumser as they welcome authors of “Busted in Bloomington” Greg and Candy Dawson. The book centers on a Bloomington High School English teacher Chuck Walls who was forced to hide his homosexuality because of the taboos that surrounded being gay at the time but it also discusses the history of the LGBT community …

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