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Housing Choice Voucher Program Begins Tomorrow

The Bloomington Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher program will open for applications tomorrow. According to Housing Choice Voucher Program Manager Daniel Harmon, in order for the city’s Housing Authority to provide voucher assistance, a family may not have income which exceeds  50 percent of the area’s median income. Bloomington’s median income is $49,900. To qualify, applicants must make half the …

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Indiana Again Considering Sunday Alcohol Sales

The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers (IABR) has reaffirmed support for legislation that would permit the carry-out sale of alcohol on Sundays. The support comes weeks before the Indiana General Assembly’s Alcohol Code Revision Commission is scheduled to convene for its fourth meeting of the 2017 session. According to IARB chairman Jon Sinder, the prohibition of alcohol on Sundays is …

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Daily Local News – October 2, 2017

The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers supports legislation to permit carry-out sales of alcohol on Sundays; Bloomington Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher program kicks off tomorrow; Three Fairview Elementary School students found with marijuana; Singer, songwriter, and frontman for the Heartbreakers, Tom Petty found dead this morning; City of Bloomington Utilities Department is doing maintenance work on fire hydrants; Indiana …

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Hola Bloomington – September 29, 2017

Host Israel Herrera interviews Lotus Artists PASCUALA ILABACA, LA DAMA PROJECT, and Guest Damian Solano talks about film series. Locutor Israel Herrera entrevista a los artistas del festival de Lotus PASCUALA ILABACA, LA DAMA, e invitados Damian Solano habla del ciclo de cine.

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Kite Line- September 29, 2017: Prison Imperialism

The phenomenon of mass incarceration has made the United States the world leader in carceral punishment. With only four percent of the world’s population, the United States accounts for 20% of the world’s incarcerated persons. In fact, the U.S. Is the pioneer of mass incarceration and the attendant police militarization and prison industry that are its foundation. Programs like “three …

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Voices in the Street: “Taking a knee during the national anthem, is it an appropriate form of protest?”

Since Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem in the 2016 pre-season, the gesture has become a common sight prior to NFL games. Last weekend, President Trump weighed in suggesting that NFL owners should fire NFL players who protest by taking a knee. We have gone out into the streets and asked: How do you feel about football players …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: John Tilford

Veterans’ issues advocate John Tilford served as a Marine in Vietnam and then, a few years later, joined the Army Reserve. He eventually became a key intelligence figure on Afghanistan just before the United States went to war there in 2001. Tilford’s intelligence work has included analyzing the actions of the North Korean leadership as well as the relationship between …

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Daily Local News – September 28, 2017

The Cook Group reach an agreement with the City of Bloomington worth $100,000 a year; Indianapolis based developer Mecca Companies, Incorporated has received multiple incentives to increase affordable housing in Bloomington; Monroe County officials and social service agencies come together for Monroe County’s first annual opioid summit. FEATURE Veterans’ issues advocate John Tilford served as a Marine in Vietnam and …

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Eco Report Feature – September 28,2017

Eco Report’s Norm Holly interviews Abby Henkel, Communications Director for Sycamore Land Trust. The discussion of monarch butterflies population levels, tagging the monarchs, and the native plant project.

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Eco Report- September 28, 2017

Eco Report 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 human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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