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IFA’s Seastrom Vows Fight Against Yellowwood Timber Sales

Dave Seastrom of the Indiana Forest Alliance says last week’s sale of more than 1700 trees in Yellowwood State Forest isn’t the end for environmental activists. The IFA is now mounting a campaign to encourage Governor Eric Holcomb to nullify the sale of timber in the Forest. WFHB News Director Wes Martin speaks with Seastrom in today’s WFHB Feature Report.

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Indiana Prosecutors Against Pot Decriminalization

The Association of Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys is advocating against the decriminalization of marijuana in the state. Indiana prosecutors sent a letter to the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse earlier this month, urging the commission to quote, “resist the validation of marijuana in the state.” The letter stated the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys will ask legislators to move against policies …

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Judge Rules For Marion County Man Detained On Immigration Charge

A U.S. District Judge has ruled in favor of a man who was detained by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office under the request of the federal Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Judge Sarah Evans Barker ruled in favor of Antonio Lopez-Aguilar and the Indiana chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union last week. Judge Barker’s decision upholds a prior …

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Daily Local News – November 13, 2017

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled in favor of Antonio Lopez-Aguilar, who was detained by the Marion County Sheriff’s office at the behest of the federal Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement; The Association of Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys is advocating against the decriminalization of marijuana in the state; The U.S. Department of the Interior has fined Hamilton County for …

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November 10, 2017 – Hola Bloomington

Host, Carlos Bakota and Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, interview their guest John Nieto-Phillips. They also talk about Veteran’s Day. Locutor, Carlos Bakota y Luis Fuentes-Rohwer entrevistan a invitado John Nieto – Phillips. Vicepresidente de Diversidad, Equidad y Asuntos Multiculturales. Tambin comentan sobre el dia de Veteranos.

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Kite Line- November 10, 2017: 23 Hours In & One Hour Out- The View From Menard

This week, we share the words and experiences of Salomon X, a former prisoner in Illinois. In the first of two episodes with Salomon, he describes poor conditions and exploitation in the Menard prison, site of many recent struggles, and compares it with other facilities. Many of his memories will be recognizable to Hoosiers; elsewhere, he has spoken of prisoners …

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BloomingOut – November 9, 2017

This week on BloomingOut, Anchors Kim Hanh and Rachel Jones, along with Writer/Producer Alex Ashkin discuss Kevin Spacey’s molestation allegations and subsequent ‘coming out’ controversy, Hong Kong’s appeal of a court decision which granted a lesbian British expat visa status with her partner, and Taipei’s Gay Pride Parade. Later in the show, we’re joined by Guest Frankie Presslaf. Tonight’s featured …

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Voices in the Street: “Is investing in offshore accounts acceptable for IU?”

University endowment earnings are usually tax-exempt. However, depending on the type of investment, even Universities can be required to pay federal taxes. Investing through so-called blocker corporations, which are established in no-tax or low-tax jurisdictions like the Cayman Islands literally blocks the University from having to pay taxes. IU and many other Universities utilize blocker corporations to maximize the return …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Theresa Ochoa

Theresa Ochoa considers herself lucky — she gets to work with imprisoned kids, some of whom are well on their way to becoming hardened criminals. She’s an Associate Professor of Special Education at Indiana University and has founded HOPE, a program matching undergraduate college students as mentors, with kids serving time in the state’s three juvenile correctional facilities. Ochoa leads …

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Daily Local News – November 9, 2017

Around 200 protesters, scientists, and environmental activists gathered this morning in Yellowwood State Park in Brown County; Governor Eric Holcomb released his 2018 agenda; Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County is looking to breathe new life into the former RCA/Thomson Property, which has remained uninhabited for over a decade; The city of Bloomington Police Department is planning on adding three-to-five …

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