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Kite Line- February 9, 2018: The Long History of Black Radicalism on the Inside, Part One

This week, we are changing our format slightly.  After hearing a letter from a prisoner involved in Operation PUSH, we are broadcasting an interview between Dr. Micol Seigel and Dr. Garrett Felber on the role of the Nation of Islam in prison life and prisoners’ struggle. Beginning in the middle of the last century, the Nation of Islam built a …

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Hola Bloomington – February 9, 2018

Locutores Carlos Bakota and Luis Hernandez hablan sobre las noticias, leyes y politica.  Despues huvo dos invitados, Julian Carrillo y Ricardo Bello, para hablar sobre el Carnaval de Barranquilla y la cause por la que se hacen estos tipos de eventos.   Hosts Carlos Bakota and Luis Hernandez talk about the news, law and politics.  Later they were joined by …

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bloomingOUT – Jessica Bussert – February 8, 2018

Tonight we are joined in the studio by Jessica Bussert, a Transgender Health Professional who participated in one of the largest gender discrimination cases in the United Kingdom. In this episode, they discuss LGBT rights, the Kinsey Institute, and the struggles of being a traveling nurse.   Featured song “Stand Up” by The Sissies.  CREDITS BloomingOUT is Produced by Alex Ashkin. …

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bloomingOUT – Tim Donovan – February 1, 2018

In this broadcast, we are joined in the studio with Tim Donovan, a local therapist helping individuals with various issues ranging from depression, anxiety, and gender identity counseling. We discuss the constantly evolving literature and psychiatric understanding regarding the LGBTQ community. Additionally we also talk about how mental illness impacts both the LGBTQ and local communities as a whole, and things …

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Yoder Implicates Robling in Waste Transfer Debacle

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County Council member Shelli Yoder says the controversial proposal for a waste transfer station was actually a deceitful attempt to provide Hoosier Disposal-Republic Services with another business opportunity. Yoder was at one time a registered agent for Indiana Green Transfer and Recycling, but resigned late last year. She addressed the Monroe County Board of Zoning Appeals in their meeting last …

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Charlotte Zietlow: From Upstart To Revered Veteran

She is the grande dame of Bloomington politics. Charlotte Zietlow jumped into the political fray nearly fifty years ago when she and a rag-tag band of newcomers took over City Hall in the 1971 election. Since then she’s pushed for programs and ordinances as both a City Council member and a Monroe County Commissioner. She tells the story of how …

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EcoReport February 8, 2018

The proposal for a waste transfer station on Bloomington’s Northwest side was officially withdrawn; At a January 23 Board of Public Works meeting, Public Works Director Adam Wason discussed the City of Bloomington’s winter de-icing efforts with the Board of Public Works; The ban on transporting Ash wood in Indiana has been lifted. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources announced …

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Activate! – Cry of the Children: Dellsie Boddie

Air date: 02/12/2018 Dellsie Boddie serves the community on multiple levels through Cry of the Children, which is an organization that gives equal chances to all children to shine and become functional in society by helping them obtain the tools they need to do so. She works with children, helping them read and discover their natural talents, such as singing, …

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Daily Local News – February 7, 2018

Travelers on Bloomington’s Country Club Drive should be prepared for lane closures over the next six months.   Twelve area social service agencies are in line to receive a total of 560 thousand dollars in Community Development Block Grant money this year.    Kilroys on Kirkwood’s alcohol license is being challenged by city of Bloomington residents.    FEATURE: Indiana’s caves, largely focused …

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Fungal Infection Threatens Bats

Indiana’s caves, largely focused around the southern karst topography of the state, are reopening. Hoosier National Forest prohibited entrance to its caves for fear of spreading a deadly fungal infection that’s ravaged bat populations. As WFHB correspondent Jonah Chester reports, the death of millions of bats has dire implications for other parts of the state’s ecosystem.

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