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Local Groups Hold LGBTQ Youth Assistance Training

According to the Centers for Disease Control, LGBTQ high school students experience higher rates of certain health risks than heterosexual youth. Sam Harrell is a county services specialist with Middle Way House, and an adult leader with Prism Youth Community. PRISM is an inclusive group offering social support for LGBTQ+ youth. Harrell and the Indiana Youth Institute are partners in a …

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INDOT Releases New Estimate of I-69 Completion

Indiana transportation officials have announced another change to the Interstate 69 construction schedule. In today’s announcement, the Indiana Finance Authority and the Indiana Department of Transportation said they expect Section 5 of the interstate to be completed by May of 2018. That’s seven months later than the date they announced in December; but it’s also three months earlier than the …

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COB Utilities Releases Statement on Soil Containing Lead

Trace levels of lead have been discovered in the soil at the site of a former water tank owned by the City of Bloomington Utilities. According to a press release from the city of Bloomington, these levels were higher than what is allowed by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. The tank was in use from 1954 – 2015 before …

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Saturday’s Child with KAIA

Bloomington world music acapella group, Kaia joined us at Saturday’s Child February 11. Kaia is a vocal and percussion ensemble located in Bloomington. The all-female group performs world music in over 25 languages and a wide variety of vocal styles.    

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Kite Line: February 10, 2017- Education in Prison, Part Two

We return to the topic of education within the prison system. After some prison news, we hear a statement written by someone who taught in prisons in the Midwest. Then we return to Micol Seigel’s discussion with Jarrod Wall, who tells us about getting a degree while incarcerated, and the effects/benefits of education while incarcerated, based on his personal experience- …

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Hola Bloomington- February 10 , 2017

Israel Herrera entrevista a Javier Leon y Alfredo Minetti del Latin American Music Center. Nos cuenta como empezaron a tocar música y porque le gusta crear música que mezcla géneros. También nos dicen como su crianza ha influenciado su forma de crear música. Luego  nos dan un idea de que podemos esperar de la LAMC este año. Israel Herrera interviews …

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bloomingOUT – Argenta Peron – February 9, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Colin, Grace, and JP as they welcome Argenta Peron to the show. Argenta is the Show Director for the Bloomington venue, the Back Door; and performs as The People’s Diva and Back Door House Queen. Argenta talks events, fundraising, and RuPaul’s Drag Race performers at the Back Door; as well as her own history as a performer. The …

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Voices in the Street: “Do you think public school teachers are paid enough?”

The narrow confirmation of president Trumps’ nominee for secretary of education has served as a reminder of just how important education, and especially how important the public school system is. We have gone out into the streets and asked your fellow Bloomingtonians whether public school teachers are paid enough.

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Big Talk w/ Michael Glab: Nancy Hiller

A cabinetmaker, furniture designer and builder, author, preservation advocate, and storyteller, Nancy Hiller has been beautifying people’s homes in Bloomington and other cities for years. She started working with wood as a young woman simply because she needed affordable furniture. She trained in the art and craft of woodworking on a dare and went on to make it her life. …

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Daily Local News – February 9, 2017

The Bloomington City Council show support for Mayor John Hamilton’s proposed annexation of seven areas just outside the city’s municipal boundaries; Another in a long series of tax court battles between CVS and the Monroe County government is scheduled for tomorrow morning; A new agriculture technology startup called The Bee Corp has been launched by former Indiana University students; The …

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