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Daily Local News – November 15, 2016

11/15/16 Dozens of local residents spoke at City Hall last night as part of an emergency meeting called in the wake of last week’s election; Indiana governor and vice president-elect Mike Pence is at the center of a lawsuit over public access to his administration’s email communications; Last week the Bloomington City Council approved the creation of a housing development …

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Bring It On! November 14, 2016

William Hosea and Amrita Meyers speak with Stanley N-ju-guna, Jacob Mills, and Nick Greven, leaders of student organizations Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) as well as Students Against State Violence (SASV) at Indiana University. PART ONE William Hosea and Amrita Meyers speak with Stanley N-ju-guna, Jacob Mills, and Nick Greven, leaders of student organizations: Students for a Democratic Society …

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Event Planned to Care for Homeless and Their Animal Companions

An organization dedicated to preserving the bonds between homeless people and their pets is holding a one-time event at Shalom Community center this weekend. The organization, My Dog Is My Home, aims to provide free services for companion animals of the homeless. Free basic veterinary care, animal care supplies and dog and cat grooming will be offered. Animal guardians may …

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Daily Local News – November 14, 2016

Bloomington and Indianapolis both saw protest activity over the weekend in reaction to Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election; Bloomington’s Public Works Department has announced that the downtown recycling center will be closed by the end of this month; Last week the Bloomington City Council gave conditional approval to a rezoning request that clears the way for a high-density …

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Advocacy Groups Hold Protests for Communities Affected by President-Elect

Bloomington and Indianapolis both saw protest activity over the weekend in reaction to Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election. A rally held at the Sample Gates on Sunday, billed as “Community Defense and Resistance”, drew between 100 and 200 attendees. The event was sponsored by the Indiana Recovery Alliance and several other area groups including PRISM, Students Against State …

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Conservative Group and Refugee Support Network Hold Forum

Area residents gathered at the Monroe County Public Library last Wednesday for a forum on the resettlement of refugees to Bloomington. Reporter, Sarah Vaughan, attended the meeting and, as expected, found opposing information and perspectives were plentiful. The organization, Exodus Refugee Immigration, is opening an office in Bloomington in the spring of next year and will help resettle families in …

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Activate! – Bloomington SCORE : Babette Ballinger

SCORE volunteers help entrepreneurs achieve new levels of success. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back, connect with fellow business owners, and share your knowledge with others. In this week’s Activate! Babette Ballinger discusses her love of sharing her insights gained from her career in New York’s garment industry with entrepreneurs working to get a business …

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Kite Line: November 12, 2016 – Families and Prison, Part One

This week is our first installment of a series covering the impact of prison on families. This episode focuses on Wendi Middleton, who works in the Indiana Women’s Prison with her organization Angel’s Wings, which provides a variety of services to incarcerated women, from newly pregnant mothers to women who became prisoners while being the primary caregiver for their children. …

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Hola Bloomington – November 11, 2016

Israel Herrera interviews Spanish students who are involved in sports at Indiana University and a Spanish teacher who wants to start a group to help students practice the language. Antonio Cembellin, tennis player from Spain, talked about his experience in the tennis team and in studies. Antonio is studying biotechnology at the same time as he is playing for Indiana …

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What the Election Means For Anti-LGBTQ Legislation

In this report from BloomingOUT, Kathryn de la Rosa takes a look at the candidates who have just been elected to the highest offices in the land. What are their positions on LGBTQ rights and what legislation have they supported?

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