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Better Beware – Triple Threats

A bumper crop of new scams want you to drink poison, give them your utility account information, and send huge chunks of money to the wrong place. Here’s the lowdown on the latest.

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Daily Local News – February 22, 2017

Monroe County Plan Commission members heard from local residents last night while considering a rezoning request for the property once known as the Short Stop Gas Station; The Monroe County Commissioners are hiring an appraiser to conduct a financial impact study on the city of Bloomington’s proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of County land; The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is …

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Arts Interchange – Such Stuff: Henry Woronicz on The Tempest

If we are such stuff as dreams are made on…is anything real outside the mind? Henry Woronicz, the Director of IU Theatre’s production of The Tempest, attempts an answer. This weekend IU Theatre will open the production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest which will feature acrobatic aerial silk work and a female actor playing the “Salvage” Islander Caliban*. For this “Arts …

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State House Passes Bill for ISTEP Replacement

Indiana students could eventually be sitting for a new standardized test. It’s called I-LEARN, and it would replace the current, decades-old ISTEP. House Bill 1003 proposing the new exam passed through the Indiana House yesterday with a vote of 67 to 31. It requires that students in grades 3-8 take a standardized exam. Students in grades 9 through 12 would …

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Indiana Nonprofits Lobby State Legislators to Get More Supplemental Nutrition Assistance for Hoosiers

Indiana nonprofits are lobbying state legislators on two Senate bills that would impact the ability of Hoosiers to receive SNAP benefits. That’s the federally funded supplemental nutrition assistance program formerly known as food stamps. Feeding Indiana’s Hungry, the Indiana Association of United Ways, the Indiana Township Association, Inc., and the Institute for Working Families are among a dozen organizations working …

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Everyday People – Older Adults and Social Isolation

Area 10 Executive Director, Kerry Conway provides information on services and supports available at Area 10. Special focus on health impacts of social isolation.

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Daily Local News – February 21, 2017

Indiana students could evenutally be sitting for a new standardized test; The number of Hoosiers earning workforce certificates has jumped significantly; The Department of Homeland Security has released a set of memos to implement President Trump’s plan to crack down on immigrants who are in the country illegally; The Bloomington Police Department is holding on to records that could help …

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Interchange – The Tragic Birth of Black Populism

Born out of necessity, out of self-protection and preservation, Black Populism’s story is equal parts inspiring and heartbreaking. Last week Thea Riofrancos joined us to try to distinguish Populism in terms of its political character–on the Left and on the Right. Today, we’ll take a look at the development and destruction of Black Populism in the post-bellum South, discovering the …

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Bring It On! – February 20, 2017

William Hosea and Clarence Boone host Dr. David Ragland, head of the Truth Telling Project.  There is nothing new about state violence against African Americans.  From slave patrols up through today’s shoot-first practices, racial oppression in the US has always been maintained by violence. Hear about Truth Telling first!  And later in the broadcast Bring It On’s always unique ending …

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Southern Indiana Residents Upset by Planned Housing Development

Residents of a low-income neighborhood in southern Indiana say the city government is forcing them out of their homes to clear the way for a private developer.

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