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Hola Bloomington – March 30, 2018

Locutra Luz Lopez, entrevista a cantautor musical local de Bloomington David Davila. ¡David habla sobre MATIXANDO, como comenzo hasta este punto! Host, Luz Lopez, interviews Bloomington artist David Davila. David talks about MATIXANDO how it all started and provides us with a current update!

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Indiana Among Worst States for Women’s Economic Equality

A report looking at the economic opportunity for women across the country, gave Indiana a ‘D’ for the second year in a row. The report is published by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, a non-profit group that conducts research and policy analysis for inequality issues facing women. The report is split into six different categories; political participation, employment and …

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Martinsville Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers

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The city of Martinsville has filed a class-action lawsuit against nine different opioid manufacturers. Martinsville mayor Shannon Kohl announced the suit at a town hall meeting last week. The suit alleges that drug manufacturers used unethical and questionable means to push opioid pain-relievers. The suit says that this pushing of pain relievers led directly to the city’s current opioid crisis. …

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Hola Bloomington – March 23, 2018

Locutores Erick y Sira Gutierrez en compania de Eduardo Granados hablan sobre la adolescencia basado en como entender el proceso de desarrollo y como manejar las diversas situaciones con los adolescentes. Hosts, Erick and Sira Gutierrez along with Eduardo Grandados talk about adolescence how to understand the process and managing the diverse situations.

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Legislators to Take Ethics, Sexual Harassment Trainings

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed a bill this afternoon, putting in place sexual harassment policies for state legislators. House Bill 1309, requires all members of the Indiana General Assembly to undergo no less than an hour of annual sexual harassment prevention training, and no less than an hour of ethics training. The bill passed unanimously in both the House and …

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Hospital Visitor Restrictions Lifted as Flu Season Subsides

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Indiana University Health hospitals in Southern Indiana are lifting visitor restricts, as the number of influenza cases levels out. Officials say the restrictions on hospital visitors were introduced due to this year’s exceptionally harsh flu season. Infection Program Manager for IU Health Bloomington says this year’s flu season was the worst she’s ever seen. The Indiana State Department of Health …

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Emergency Declared in Additional Counties

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One-third of Indiana is under an emergency declaration, following torrential rain and flooding last month. Governor Eric Holcomb expanded the list to Gibson, Lagrange, Vanderburg, and Vermillion counties on Friday, bringing the total number of flooded counties to 35. A near record amount of rain fell on the northern-most and southern-most parts of the state last month. The torrential downpours …

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Hola Bloomington – March 16, 2018

Hosts, Yllari Briceño, Doris Loayza, and Gabriela Salinas talk about Peruvian culture, traditions and food!! Locutoras, Yllari Briceño, Doris Loayza y gabriela Salinas hablan sobre la ¡cultura, tradiciones y comida peruana!

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Coal Ash Ponds Responsible for Widespread Groundwater Contamination

A new report shows groundwater across the state is being contaminated by unsafe amounts of toxic heavy metals from coal ash. The residue left over from coal-fired power plants, coal ash is either stored in large watery ponds or lagoons, or shipped away and buried. The Hoosier Environmental Council is warning that the latest data, provided by energy companies themselves, …

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Trump Tariff Proposal Misrepresents Purdue Study

A study by Purdue University is being used by the federal Commerce Department, as the basis for President Trump’s proposed steel tariff plans. Thomas Hertel, of the Global Trade Analysis Project at Purdue, says his study is being misused by the Commerce Department to sell the administration’s 25 percent tax on imported steel. Hertel wrote in a statement that the …

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