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Authorities Release Statement on Weekend Ambulance Crash

A Bloomington woman was killed in a crash on Highway 37 on Saturday, and a Monroe County accident investigation team has placed the fault on the driver of the ambulance that hit her. That’s according to a statement released today by the Sheriff’s Department. The ambulance, driven by 35-year-old Joshua Davis, was headed north on 37 and approaching the intersection …

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Daily Local News – November 7, 2016

11/7/16 664,000 Hoosiers have voted early as of Friday, setting a new record for the state’s early voting turnout; Monroe County has seen a particularly high early voter turnout this year; Authorities in Marion County say they have received reports that several people around the county have received automated text messages directing them to polling places that are incorrect; A …

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2016 Election Sets State Record for Early Voting

664,000 Hoosiers have voted early as of Friday, setting a new record for the state’s early voting turnout. The previous record of 662,000 was set during the 2008 election. Nationwide, over 30 million Americans have voted, and early ballots are expected to be one-third of overall turnout this year. Indiana’s early voting period ran from October 12th to November 7th, …

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New Parking Commission to Create Policy

Last week, the Bloomington City Council passed an ordinance creating a parking commission to develop a comprehensive parking policy for the city. The commission will have nine members. They include two merchants and one member of a nonprofit — each housed within the downtown meter zone — one city council member, and a representative from the Department of Planning and …

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Kite Line: November 4, 2016 – Sekou Kambui

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This week, we return to the experiences and stories of Sekou Kambui, who was incarcerated for 47 years in Alabama prisons. He was originally charged due to his commitment to Black liberation and organizing in the deep south. In this interview with James Kilgore, we get a picture of the New Afrikan practices of self-education and jailhouse legal work which …

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AUDIO — WFHB Community Conversation: Race and Privilege, a Backyard Perspective

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(Note: the player above plays only the first third of the event. To listen to parts 2 and 3, use the links at the bottom of this post.) From Ferguson to Charlotte, a national dialogue is underway about the status of race and racism in the United States. But how are things here, in Bloomington and other communities in South …

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Hola Bloomington November 4, 2016

Locutor voluntaria Maria Auxiliadora Viloria Verde habla sobre S.O.S. Venezuela en Bloomington, IN. Ella comparta su biografía con nosotros, nos cuenta de donde se creció, cuando y porque se mudo a los estados unidos y que ella he hecho desde llegar a Bloomington, IN en Agosto 2006. También nos platica sobre la ayuda humanitaria para Venezuela y que podemos ser …

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bloomingOUT – Greg Chaffin – November 3, 2016

On tonight’s show, anchors JP and Ryne interview with Greg Chaffin, a guidance councelor from Bloomington High School North. Greg discusses the recent incidents headlines made at the school with the banning of the Confederate flag; as well as the history of the LGBTQ+ student community at Bloomington High School North. Tonight’s episode features music from Brandon Stansell and Pentatonix, …

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Voices in the Street: “with IU growing every year one wonders: Is Bloomington an affordable place to live?”

Longtime residents have certainly seen an increase in apartment complex construction over the last ten years, and many people are curious as to how these new developments affect local rent prices. We have gone out into the streets and asked local residents whether they think Bloomington is still an affordable town to live in.

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Big Talk w/ Michael Glab: Marc Tschida

Arts advocate Marc Tschida makes hand-crafted, wooden jigsaw puzzles featuring photographic images and artwork specific to Bloomington and South Central Indiana. His puzzles have become so popular, he’s now scaling back his job as a theater company administrator to produce them on a full-time basis. You can view his work at press puzzles dot com and they’ll be available in …

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