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Local Legislators Discuss Renewable Energy Bills

About 75 area residents turned up Saturday morning for the League of Women Voters’ annual Legislative Update, held at Bloomington City Hall. Six state legislators were invited, but only three were present for the session: Representatives Matt Pierce and Jeff Ellington, and state Senator Mark Stoops. After updating the public on high profile issues including road funding, a proposed cigarette …

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Daily Local News – February 6, 2017

Around 90 employees at Crane Army Ammunition Activity will be spared from the effects of President Trump’s federal hiring freeze; Bloomington Mayor, John Hamilton, is asking the City Council to annex more than 15 square miles of land into the city; The Bloomington Environmental Commission has published their strategy and recommendations for cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions in the …

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Mayor Hamilton Proposes Annexation of Nearby Land

Bloomington Mayor, John Hamilton, is asking the City Council to annex more than 15 square miles of land into the City of Bloomington. Hamilton made this announcement on Friday: “City boundaries have been adjusted many times. Expanding the city limits to incorporate the urbanized areas surrounding the city. Despite the ongoing growth in those urbanized areas of the county since …

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Crane Ammunition Facility Not Affected by Federal Hiring Freeze

Employees at the Crane Army Ammunition Activity will be spared from the effects of President Trump’s federal hiring freeze. That’s according to announcement a half hour ago by Senator Joe Donnelly. The senator’s office says Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, was able to wave the hiring freeze as it would have applied to Crane. The ammunition facility has as many …

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Everyday People – Becoming Dementia-Friendly

Dayna Thompson and Amanda Mosier from the IU Health Alzheimer’s Resource Center discuss efforts to eliminate stigma, discourage isolation, and make local businesses dementia-friendly. Everyday People is a weekly segment aimed at improving the lives of older adults and people with disabilities in Monroe County. Produced by: Courtney Stewart and Stacey Goffinet

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Kite Line: February 3, 2017- Off Paper

In this episode, we introduce a new topic, going “off-paper.” When prisoners finish their time and re-enter the free world, they confront a whole host of barriers and questions that extend the hold that institutions have on them well past their “on-paper” sentences. To begin, we hear a recently released anarchist prisoner who reflects on his time outside prison and …

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Kite Line: January 27, 2017- Histories of Resistance in Ohio’s prisons

We go to the neighboring state of Ohio this week in order to dig into the history of Midwestern prison resistance. We share more of the story of Siddique Hasan – one of 5 prisoners on death row for their role in the 1994 Lucasville Uprising – as well as his organizing and his case. We also spoke with Dan, …

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Hola Bloomintgon – February 3, 2017

Locutores Minerva Sosa y Raquel Anderson entrevistan a Lillian Casillas sobre la nueva Luis Davila Latinx Comunidad Temática. Ella habla sobre los requisitos que hay para ser parte de esta comunidad. También platican sobre la diversidad entre la comunidad latina y las varias identidades entre la comunidad latina. Hosts Minerva Sosa y Raquel Anderson interview Lillian Casillas about the new …

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bloomingOUT – Doug Bauder – February 2, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Grace and JP as they welcome Doug Bauder to the show! Doug is the director of the IU Bloomington LGBTQ+ Culture Center (formerly the GLBT Student Support Services Office), and joins bloomingOUT to discuss the big name change to the office. Doug will also bring his insights as to his experiences with the LGBTQ+ students of IU …

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Daily Local News – February 2, 2017

Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton responded to President Trump’s recent executive order on immigration in last night’s City Council meeting; The City Council approved a reimbursment agreement with Envisage Technologies for the costs of enlarging its office space in Fountain Square Mall; Local state legislators are split over a bill that could expand syringe exchange programs in Indiana; Starting this week, …

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