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Kite Line- April 13, 2018: Carceral Capitalism, Part One

For this week’s episode we share the first part of a conversation between Micol Seigel and Jackie Wang. Wang is the author of the recent book, Carceral Capitalism. Today, she shares what led her to carceral studies, and the themes in her new book. She speaks about how having an incarcerated sibling shaped the trajectory of her life, and shows …

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Kite Line- April 20, 2018: Carceral Capitalism Continued and Operation Push Updates

This week, we start by finishing the discussion between Micol Seigel and Jackie Wang. You can hear more of their conversation on carceral capitalism in last week’s episode. After that segment, we share a series of letters and updates from Operation PUSH, which is still ongoing in some parts of the Florida prison system, and many prisoners across the state …

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Hola Bloomington-April 20, 2018.

En la transmicion del dia de hoy la locutora Maria Auxiliadora realizo una entrevista a siete estudiantes de la IU que cursan el idioma Espanol con la profesora Valentyna Filimonova. In today transmission the host Maria Auxiliadora realized an interview seven IU students that take professor Valentyna Filimonova Spanish class.

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Hundreds of Students Walk Out for Gun Reform

Over 500 Monroe County Community School Corporation high-schoolers walked out of class this morning at 10 a.m., as part of a national protest for gun reform. The students gathered at the Monroe County Courthouse, in downtown Bloomington, before marching to Third Street Park. Seventeen year-old Caleb Poer, a Bloomington High School North student, was one of the primary organizers of …

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Pioneering Firefighter Jean Magrane

The first female firefighter in the history of the Bloomington Fire Department, Jean Magrane retired in 2013 after breaking the gender barrier in 1987. She passed the department’s physical agility test after several previous women had failed, then she was promoted to sergeant and eventually captain in charge of her own crew. It wasn’t easy being the lone woman in …

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Daily Local News – April 19, 2018

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A new report finds that working families in Indiana are more likely to be poor than in neighboring states.  The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority is extending the application deadline for its winter assistance program to June.  In its meeting last night, the Bloomington City Council again took up an agreement between the city and IU Health to buy the IU …

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Voices in the Street – Gun Control

On Friday April 20th a National student walk out is set to occur, the walkouts will be in support of gun legislation as well as honoring the students that died 19 years ago in the Columbine High School Massacre. We take to the streets to ask you what do you think about the protests the students and gun legislation.

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City Council Wrangling Over Hospital Purchase

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In its meeting last night, the Bloomington City Council again took up an agreement between the city and IU Health to buy the IU health hospital site on Second Street. The city does not yet have specific redevelopment plans for the site. Urban planners from the nationally-renowned Urban Land Institute presented various recommendations for the site’s reuse last Friday. Those …

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Eco’s “Get Out and Hike!” – 19 April 2018

In this weeks episode of “Get Out and Hike”  WFHB’s Jan Walker interviews Marv Druin about the Peninsula Trail at the Charles C. Deam Wilderness Area.

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Eco Feature – 19 April 2018

This week, Norm Holy interviews Professor Leslie Bishop about her work on EcoBlitz, which works to survey mature hardwood forests in Indiana.

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