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Interchange – The Path of Least Resistance: The Obama Presidency


What are we to make of a president who appears on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis? David Bromwich opens his Harper’s Magazine piece, “What Went Wrong: Assessing Obama’s Legacy” with the claim “Any summing-up of the Obama presidency is sure to find a major obstacle in the elusiveness of the man.” He seeks to define the man and his …

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Bring It On! – June 8th, 2015

Cornelius Wright and Clarence Boone welcome Rev. Dennis Laffoon. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Cornelius and Clarence welcome Rev. Dennis Laffoon, pastor of Bethel A.M.E. church. He joins us this evening to offer some insight on relevant issues that challenge the black church as well as discuss highlights of a recent community forum on ways to positively interact with law …

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Books Unbound – The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes, Conclusion

The Life Of Lazarillo de Tormes, His Fortunes and Misfortunes concludes with an improbably happy ending. Lazarillo is a clueless but sly servant boy who learns to survive a series of abusive masters through trickery and petty crime. Published anonymously in the 16th century, Lazarillo was one of only six novels banned by the Index of Prohibited Books during the Inquisition. This …

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Daily Local News – June 8, 2015

Dallas Maverick’s owner Mark Cuban is giving IU Athletics $5 million to create the Mark Cuban Center for Sports Media and Technology; The Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department is extending its deadline for online survey responses to June 26th. The 9th annual Spencer Pride Film Festival took place on Saturday. FEATURE Recent legislation at the federal and state levels has …

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Activate! – Monroe County Civic Theater: Phillip Addison


Phillip Addison, director of this year’s Monroe County Civic Theater’s Shakepeare in the Park, talks about community theater, his experience and his choice of Cymbeline for this year’s offering. Also, more ways to volunteer in the theater from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS Monroe County Civic Theatre Civic Theater Cardinal Stage Team BPP’s Arts Fair on the Sqaure …

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CLAAD Recommends Policies to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

Recent legislation at the federal and state levels has been aimed at preventing prescription drug abuse and improving treatment for those addicted. But the Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence, whose mission is to do the same, believes more needs to be done. WFHB News correspondent Jordan Guskey looked into the Center’s 2015 national strategy update and how Indiana …

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Hola Bloomington – June 5, 2015

Los locutores de Hola Bloomington Minerva Sosa e Israel Herrera entrevistan a Nikhil Shah y Gabriela Escobio, estudiantes que se gradúan de la high school. Hablan sobre sus experiencias en la escuela y que son sus planes para el futuro. Hola Bloomington’s hosts Minerva Sosa and Israel Herrera interview Nikhil Shah and Gabriela Escobio, local students that recently graduated from …

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bloomingOUT – June 4, 2015

Tonight, hosts Jeff Poling and Olivia Davidson interview interns Jacob Samples and Andrew Sims about their work on the show. The music tonight was “Good Guys” by Mika. BloomingOUT would like to wish everyone a happy Pride month! Credits Hosts Olivia Davidson, Jeff Poling Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Olivia Davidson Board Engineer Jorge Guillen and Andrew Sims Social Media Coordinators …

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Local Businesses Meet to Discuss “Bum Commerce”

More than fifty people crowded into a room at Nick’s English Hut today to discuss what some downtown businesspeople have referred to as “bums”. The meeting drew attention on social media yesterday after Nick’s co-owner Susan Bright sent other business owners a letter titled, “Bum Commerce on Kirkwood.” Bright’s letter went on to address panhandling, petty theft and drug dealing …

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Voices In The Street – The Two Bloomingtons: Weighing the Pros and Cons of the Student Exodus

Enough time has passed that it truly feels as though the IU student body population has dissipated significantly.  IU students bring a great deal of economic stimulus to Bloomington, but no one can dispute the relative calm that befalls our beloved city when summer gets into full swing.  Voices in the street hit the streets to ask your friends and …

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