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Bring It On! – August 28, 2017

Hosts William Hosea and Cornelius Wright bring another double header tonight. First up a historical perspective of Confederate Monuments, and how they represented the legitimization of the Jim Crow racist regime. And a look at the Black Philanthropy Month with Joyce Rogers, a vice-president in Indiana University’s Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs (DEMA).   PART ONE A historical perspective of …

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Kilroy’s Social Media Posts Draw Ire

Bloomington residents are upset over a tweet issued by Kilroy’s Recess as well as an outdoor chalk sign posted a week ago. The bar on Kirkwood, which replaced Kilroy’s on Kirkwood, reopened Thursday. Near midnight on Friday, the business’ Twitter account tweeted at billionaire sports investor and Indiana University alumnus Mark Cuban: “Come check out your old place. Spoiler: we …

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MCCSC, Brown County Schools Halt “Lunch Shaming”

After community outcry, the Monroe County Community School Corporation put an end to so-called ‘lunch shaming,’ Brown County Schools are following suit. Lunch-shaming — the practice of taking away a student’s lunch and replacing it with a cheaper “school approved” lunch, once they had exceeded their lunch account balance, was discontinued by MCCSC last month. MCCSC Spokesperson Andrew Clampit said …

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Daily Local News – August 28, 2017

United Way of Monroe County hires Efrat Feferman as new Executive Director; After the Monroe County Community Schools Corporation halted “lunch shaming,” Brown County schools are following suit; The City of Bloomington’s Blucher Pool Wastewater Treatment Plant has a pervasive mold problem; Bloomington residents are upset over social media posts issued by Kilroy’s Recess bar; The City of Bloomington’s Human …

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Hola Bloomington – August 25, 2017

Locutora Luz López y Locutor Erick Gutiérrez dieron el seguimiento del tema introducido el mes pasado, ¡Hola Hombres! Hablaron sobre el género, la masculinidad, respeto entre otras cosas. Host Luz Lopez and Host Erick Gutierrez continued the previous topic from last month, ¡Hola Hombres! Also, they spoke about gender, masculinity, respect and more.

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Kite Line- August 25, 2017: Kara Wild- From the Midwest to a French Prison

This week’s story is that of Kara Wild. An anarchist prisoner from Chicago, Kara is a trans woman who has been in a French prison for over a year and a half. We first give some background on her case, and then hear from her friends and loved ones, who share some stories about Kara. We close with a song …

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bloomingOUT – LGBT News Update and Brett Roberts – August 24, 2017

Join producer Ryne Shadday and anchor Colin Shassberger as they discuss current LGBT news from around the world. Then meet Brett Roberts, BloomingOUT’s new volunteer. Find out who he is and what he hopes to bring to the show. Music selections include Jackie Shane, Kelela, and Absolutely Not. CREDITS: Anchors: Colin Shassberger and Ryne Shadday Executive Producer: Wes Martin Producer: …

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Big Talk! W/ Michael Glab: Kate Hess Pace

Kate Hess Pace comes from a long line of Hoosiers. Concerned about politics and the world around her — especially those in need — she left Indiana in 2010 to work as a community organizer in Minnesota. She has returned this year to help Southern Indiana people build blocs of power and, it’s hoped, improve their lives. Founder of Hoosier …

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Daily Local News – August 24, 2017

Forfeiture laws have been challenged in Indiana by two lawsuits; The city of Bloomington has officially updated its municipal code, allowing bicyclists to ride on certain sidewalks around the city; The Bloomington Board of Park Commissioners approved a cull to remove up to one hundred deer at Griffy Lake nature preserve this winter. FEATURE Kate Hess Pace comes from a …

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Eco Report Feature – August 24, 2017

Eco Report’s Julianna Dailey speaks with the Indiana Forest Alliance’s Dave Simcox about logging in state forests, in this live broadcast Eco Report feature.

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