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Daily Local News – November 1, 2016

11/01/16 The fate of the Players Pub bar is expected to be announced this evening around 8PM; A professor emeritus of economics at IUPUI-Fort Wayne recently completed an Economic Policy Institute study that concludes Indiana’s Right-To-Work law hurts the State’s economy; A Warsaw teen who was sentenced to twenty-five years in prison for helping to kill a friend’s stepfather when …

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Local Live – Daisy Chain

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Daisy Chain is R&B fueled synth-pop that comes to whimsical, dreamy life with the vocal harmonies of Biz Strother (synth), Kenzie Main, and Chelsea Sherman. The other links, Chuck Roldan (drums) and Gerard Pannekoek (bass), complete the Chain before performing as Interpol for a Halloween cover show. 1. Baby Blue 2. Woman of My Word 3. Kitchen 4. Say to …

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Bring It On! – October 31, 2016

A full lineup on Hallow’s Eve with ever popular “Mama Gitcha Goomee”, a special conversation with Indiana Gubernatorial Candidate John Gregg, and finally perspectives on the recently completed play “Resilience” from the playwrights. Adding to the mood Bring It On’s customary musical interludes, eerily chosen. Join hosts William Hosea, Cornelius Wright, and Leila Randle. PART ONE Mama Gitcha Goomee PART …

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Monroe Sheriff’s Department Plans for Southside Substation

The Monroe County Sheriff’s department is planning to open a substation on the south side of town. The substation would be located on Dillman road, on a piece of property currently owned by The Monroe County Parks Foundation. The foundation came into ownership of the Dillman Road property as the result of an agreement to resolve a property dispute, as …

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Daily Local News – October 31, 2016

Twenty protesters gathered in front of the South Walnut Street Sunoco gas station to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline; The Monroe County Sheriff’s department is planning to open a substation on the south side of town; Today is the 16th Halloween in a row that Monroe County has required registered sex offenders to attend an event during trick-or-treat hours; …

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Locals Protest Pipeline

Twenty protesters gathered yesterday in front of the South Walnut Street Sunoco gas station to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline. A Sunoco clerk called the police once the protesters refused to move out of one of the lot’s entrances, according to the Herald-Times. Protesters were reportedly blocking traffic. Protesters said that the event was in response to the 141 …

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Commissioner Candidates Discuss Long-Proposed Recycling Facility

Republican candidate for Commissioner, Nelson Shaffer; and Democrat candidate for Commissioner, Julie Thomas are competing to represent District 2 on the Monroe County Board of Commissioners. District 2 includes most of Bloomington’s north side as well as some areas north of town. Thomas, who is the incumbent, and Shaffer spoke with WFHB News Director, Joe Crawford, about the race. In …

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Activate – Indiana Recovery Alliance : Chris Abert

The Indiana Recovery Alliance is a volunteer organization that works to address opoid addiction and abuse in the community by addressing these issues with education, advocacy, needle exchange programs, and outreach services. This week, founder and director, Chris Abert, talks about the services of the organization and ways to assist the Indiana Recovery Alliance with their mission of advocacy. That’s …

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Kite Line: October 28, 2016 – Hunger and Work Strikes

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We learn about the Chicago Community Bond Fund, a group that bails people out of Chicago’s Cook County Jail and strives to end pretrial detention. James Kilgore speaks with Alfred Woodfox and Robert King of the Angola 3. Rounding out this week’s episode, we have part of Kilgore’s interview with Sekou Kambui, a longtime New Afrikan political prisoner, who reflects …

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Kite Line: October 28, 2016 – Hunger and Work Strikes

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We learn about the Chicago Community Bond Fund, a group that bails people out of Chicago’s Cook County Jail and strives to end pretrial detention. James Kilgore speaks with Alfred Woodfox and Robert King of the Angola 3. Rounding out this week’s episode, we have part of Kilgore’s interview with Sekou Kambui, a longtime New Afrikan political prisoner, who reflects …

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