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Individuals in the Transgender Community May Be at Greater Risk of Certain Health Effects

A new study out of IU and the University of Richmond shows what has long been understood about transgender people in the United States: that they experience major and daily discrimination. But the study goes on to look at how that discrimination affects the physical health of those same people. This afternoon, WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke to one …

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“The Hunting Ground” Examines Rape on College Campuses

Tonight at 7 p.m., an IU student group is screening a film titled, The Hunting Ground, a documentary about rape on college campuses. For more on that, WFHB correspondent and IU student Amanda Marino brings us this report.

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Interchange – Writing Red: Joshua Clover On The Poetry and Politics of Riot

Joshua Clover by Joe Mabel

The work of Joshua Clover blends the worlds of poetry and economic crisis. Poet, communist, cultural critic, translator, editor, and professor of literature and critical theory at the University of California Davis, Clover has published three acclaimed volumes of poetry: Madonna anno domini, The Totality for Kids and his most recent, Red Epic, published by Commune Editions, a small publisher …

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Bring It On! – September 28, 2015

William Hosea and Leila Randle welcome Ruben Marté, Dennis Laffoon and William Vance. PART ONE On tonight’s show, William and Leila welcome Indiana State Police Captain, Ruben Marté and Rev. Dennis Laffoon, pastor of Bethel AME Church. They join us to provide a follow-up on the community conversations on positive interactions with law enforcement here in Bloomington and in other …

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Hola Bloomington – September 25, 2015

In HOLA Bloomington’s new edition of “Un cafecito con…” hosts Israel Herrera and Luis Hernandez interview Mexican film director Juan Carlos Rulfo (Juan Rulfo’s son) and Chilean singer Nano Stern. Nano Stern will perform in Lotus Festival on Sept 26th. En la nueva edición de HOLA Bloomington, “Un cafecito con … ” Israel Herrera y Luis Hernández, entrevistan a Director …

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Samuel Buelow – September 24, 2015

Join hosts Jeff Poling and Jeff Jewel as they chat with Samuel Buelow, a PhD student at Indiana University and bloomingOUT’s newest co-host, about trans* issues and LGBTQ+ issues around the world. Hosts – Jeff Poling, Jeff Jewel Executive Producer – Joe Crawford Producer – Olivia Davidson Board Engineer – Olivia Davidson

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Imposter Government Officials Scam

Monroe County Clerk Linda Robbins is warning local residents of what she says is a scam involving imposter government officials. Robbins says a County resident received a call from someone who claimed to represent the US Marshalls. The scammer demanded to collect fifteen hundred dollars, saying the woman had missed jury duty and was subject to a fine. The woman …

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Funds For Emergency Homeless Shelter

The Bloomington City Council will vote tonight on providing funds for the emergency homeless shelter formerly known as Martha’s House. The shelter lost its 501(c)3 status earlier this year. Since then, Perry Township, which owns the building and the property, has allocated $45,000 to fund the shelter through the end of September. The Monroe County Council also pledged $15,000 to …

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Daily Local News – September 24, 2015

The Bloomington City Council will vote tonight on providing funds for the emergency homeless shelter formerly known as Martha’s House; Another homeless shelter, the Interfaith Winter Shelter, is also seeking funds for its operations; Bloomington city officials gave the final approval this week for another mixed-use, multi-story building project along the B-Line Trail; Monroe County Clerk Linda Robbins is warning …

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Annual Bloomington Pumpkin Launch

Bloomington’s annual pumpkin launch is coming up. This annual team competition is scheduled for Saturday, November 7th. The Community Events Co-ordinator for the Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department, Bill Ream, presented the details on the event at the September 22nd meeting of the Bloomington Board of Park Commissioners. Ream says the pumpkin launching competition is judged on both accuracy and …

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