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Hola Bloomington – Special Interview with Jacky Comforty

Hola Bloomington’s hosts Carlos Bakota and Araceli Gomez-Aldana conduct a special interview with director and producer Jacky Comforty. Comforty’s documentary “The Optimist” is part of a special screening of the Ryder Film Series. The Optimists explores how different ethnic and religious groups stood by each other in Bulgaria even during the Holocaust. Bulgaria’s experience offers valuable insight into how people …

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bloomingOUT – Chris Paulsen and Tim Lemper – January 28, 2016

Tonight, join hosts Schuyler Keller and Ryne Shadday as they interview Chris Paulsen, president of Freedom Indiana, and Tim Lemper, of the IU GLBT Alumni Association. The music tonight was “So Bad” by Brandon Skeie and “Pride” by American Authors. Hosts Schuyler Keller and Ryne Shadday Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Olivia Davidson Engineer Andrew Sims Podcast: Play in new …

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Voices in the Street – “Bloomington’s new Mayor, priorities for John Hamilton.”

With John Hamilton recently taking the mayoral reins of Bloomington government, Voices in the Street wanted to know what aspects running the city you think he should prioritize during his tenure. So Bloomington, what should our new Mayor be focusing on and why? Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:39 — 2.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Freedom Indiana Member on Major Changes Made to Indiana Bills

Legislators in Indianapolis made major changes yesterday to bills that could affect the civil rights of many Indiana residents. We spoke to a representative of the group Freedom Indiana to find out more, and we bring you that conversation now for today’s WFHB community report. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:31 — 3.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | …

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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Period Ends January 31st

The Affordable Care Act enrollment period will end on January 31st when the Health Insurance Marketplaces closes. The next open enrollment period will not be until the end of the year. Hoosiers are urged to take advantage of options from eight different issuers with an average of 61 different plans that can lower insurance costs by an average of 12 …

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Bill 377 to Ease Access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Hoosiers may no longer have to drain their bank accounts to receive food stamps. That is the aim of Senate Bill 377, which is working its way through Indiana Statehouse. Authored by Republican Senators Vaneta Becker and Ronald Grooms, S.B. 377 would ease access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, by removing the value of assets, such as …

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13th Annual Pride Film Festival

Bloomington celebrates diversity this weekend with the 13th annual Pride Film Festival at the Buskirk-Chumley theatre. In a BCT press release the theatre announces the three day-event that begins tonight and runs through January 30th. Featured will be performances, public discussions, and 32 queer films that express a wide range of viewpoints and appreciate diversity. A festival pass provides entrance …

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The Daily Local News – January 28, 2016

Bloomington celebrates diversity this weekend with the 13th annual Pride Film Festival at the Buskirk-Chumley Theatre; Hoosiers may no longer have to drain their bank accounts to receive food stamps; PBS correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro, founder of the Under-Told Stories Project will open a Media School speaker series tomorrow afternoon; The lead plaintiff from the Supreme Court decision that …

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EcoReport – January 28, 2016

In today’s Eco-Report feature, Jeff Riegel talks about the status of the Bald Eagle in Indiana, and this week’s Eagle Watch 3 day festival at Lake Monroe. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of …

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The Great Horned Owl in Indiana

Today’s IN Nature segment features the Great Horned Owl. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:40 — 1.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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