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Bloomington Utilities Begin 2-Month Process of Flushing Fire Hydrants

The City  of Bloomington Utilities (CBU) begins its regular summer fire hydrant flushing today—a program that continues through early August. From today through Friday, June 10th the area affected will be from West Gifford Road, south to West Leonard Springs Road. The eastern boundary is State Road 37 and the western boundary will be West Airport Road.  Customers may experience …

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Standing Room Only: Josh Rosenthal, Bill Wilson, and the Record Store of the Mind

On May 16, 2016 Josh Rosenthal was in Bloomington for a reading of his new book “The Record Store of the Mind” at Boxcar Books. Josh Rosenthal is the owner of Tompkins Square Records and the author of “The Record Store of The Mind.” Rosenthal made Bloomington a priority on his book tour because Tompkins Square recently reissued the 1973 …

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Hola Bloomington – June 3, 2016

La locutora de Hola Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria entrevista a maestras de español Gabriela Coolidge (maestra de español en la Escuela Primaria Childs), y Adriana Spencer (maestra de español en la Escuela Primaria University) quienes desarrollaron un proyecto de intercambio de arte y literatura bilingüe. También se habla con Cynthia Roberts de CUBAmistad y Debbi Conkle de las ciudades hermanas …

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bloomingOUT – Suzanne Westenhoefer – June 2, 2016

Join anchor Jeff Poling in a special two-part interview with the guest host of this year’s upcoming (June 4 & 5!!) Spencer PRIDE festival, comedienne Suzanne Westenhoefer! JP and Suzanne talk about her history as an openly out comedienne with a decade-spanning career, her experiences with public stand up comedy, and her active involvement with the LGBTQ+ community. This episode …

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EcoReport Feature – Interview with Jodi Perras, Indiana Representative for the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Project

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews Jodi Perras, Indiana representative for the Beyond Coal project by the Sierra Club. Beyond Coal is an interest group that advocates for the right to clean air.

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EcoReport – June 2, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews Jodi Perras, Indiana representative for the Beyond Coal project by the Sierra Club. Beyond Coal is an interest group that advocates for the right to clean air. EcoReport 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 …

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Interchange – For Want of a Better Choice: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton

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It’s thought that to get a woman in the White House would be an achievement for all women everywhere, a kind of trickle-down feminism. In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, the mantle of feminist elect has descended on Hillary Clinton and dissent seems tantamount to political betrayal. A new book, False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham …

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bloomingOUT – J Patrick Redmond – May 26, 2016

Join bloomingOUT hosts, Janae and Jeff, as they host a special 3-part interview with native southern Indiana author, J Patrick Redmond. J Patrick Redmond is releasing his first novel, Some Go Hungry; a novel based on a crime that occurred in his hometown of Vincennes, Indiana. This episode also features music from this week’s featured artist, Ryan Dolan; a new …

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IU Files Lawsuit Challenging Fetal Tissue Regulation

Indiana University filed a lawsuit yesterday challenging fetal tissue regulation in House Enrolled Act 1-3-3-7. The legislation states “a person who intentionally acquires, receives, sells, or transfers fetal tissue commits unlawful transfer of fetal tissue.” The offense is a level five felony. IU challenges this claim due to the fact that the university performs scientific research on aborted and miscarried …

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Bloomington City Council Met to Discuss New Local Income Taxe

Last night the Bloomington City Council had its first public conversation about whether to support a new local income tax. The point-two-five percent tax would provide more funding to the Monroe County 911 Dispatch Center. Some of the money would also theoretically go to police, fire departments and courts throughout the County. But it’s not clear exactly how the majority …

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