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Jim Sims Elected to Bloomington City Council

Jim Sims was elected to the Bloomington City Council last night by the Monroe County Democratic Caucus. Sims is taking over the City Council At-Large seat formerly held by Tim Mayer. Mayer announced his departure from city council, a position he had held for 19 years, on July 31st. Sims is the second African-American to serve on the Bloomington city …

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Daily Local News – August 22, 2017

Jim Sims was elected to the Bloomington City Council last night by the Monroe County Democratic Caucus; Yesterday, the Bedford and Lawrence County Times-Mail ran an editorial piece submitted to them by Indiana Attorney General, Curtis Hill; The wreckage of the USS Indianapolis, a World War 2 heavy cruiser that fought in the Pacific, was discovered this weekend on the …

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Activate! – New Leaf New Life: Mary Goetze

Air date: 08/28/2017 Original Air Date: 02/16/2016 Mary Goetze’s work through New Leaf-New Life is marked by compassion and intelligence. The struggle of inmates to remain connected with their young children inspired Mary to create the Read To Me program. Mary’s Read To Me program has enabled 500 incarcerated parents to send recordings of themselves reading a book to their …

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Bring It On! – August 21, 2017

Hosts Leila Randle and William Hosea speak with Liz Watson, a candidate for the Indiana 9th Congressional District. She is one of four Democrats now vying for the chance to compete in the 2018 election against incumbent U.S. Representative Trey Hollingsworth. Hear Liz’s perspective on what’s important in the coming election. PART ONE Hosts Leila Randle and William Hosea speak …

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Daily Local News – August 21, 2017

Today’s solar eclipse crossed the American mainland, peaking above Bloomington at around 2:20 this afternoon, and Bloomington residents took to rooftops and meadows, with solar viewers and pinhole cameras. If you’ve been thinking that there are more students than usual in Bloomington, you’re not wrong. On Friday, Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton released a statement condemning ‘bigotry, hate and extremism.’ The …

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The Specter of Spice

Last month’s rash of overdoses and deaths in downtown Bloomington were caused by people selling a drug marketed as synthetic marijuana, called Spice, or K2. As WFHB Correspondent Cole Stinson tells us, it’s a potentially deadly mix of chemicals that is often more dangerous than Methamphetamines or Heroin.

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Better Beware – Facebook and Online Privacy

More online worries: scammers have figured out how to impersonate your friends… and internet companies are giving away your information to the government.

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Hola Bloomington – August 18, 2017

Locutora, Maria Auxi, entrevista a Armin Vit y Bryony Gomez-Palacio los co-fundadores de UNDERCONSIDERATION. Escucha y enterate de lo que se trata! Host, Maria Auxi, Interviews Armin Vit and Bryony Gomez-Palacio co-founders of UNDERCONSIDERATION. Listen and find out what is it about!

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Kite Line- August 18, 2017: Prisoner Perspectives on Reform

We cover a range of news in this week’s episode- from a brief history of Black August and the upcoming August 19th prison demonstrations, to current prison conditions in regards to education, visitation, and forced sterilization. We then read a letter from prisoner Keith Malik Washington about the continued suffering from extreme heat in Texas prisons. The rest of the …

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bloomingOUT – JJ Gufreda – August 17, 2017

This week we re-air an interview from July with trans activist and author JJ Gufreda as she prepares to perform her show “Left Hander in London: The Earthquake” at the Indy Fringe Festival this weekend. You can find out more about the festival and purchase tickets at indyfringe.org. After the interview, join producer Ryne Shadday for recent LGBT news headlines …

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