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Hola Bloomington- October 20, 2017

Host Maria Auxi Viloria, interviews our guest Monay Cavazos and Rachel Gray about the All Options Pregnancy Resource Center. Locutora, Maria Auxi Viloria, entrevista a nuestras invitadas Monay Cavazos y Rachel Ronquillo Gray sobre el centro de recursos de embarazo, All Options.

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Kite Line- October 20, 2017: The Rise of Mass Incarceration, Part Two

Our news this week focuses on the prisoners who are fighting California’s wildfires for as little as a dollar an hour while actually fighting fires. In total, about thirty-eight hundred male and female inmates are fighting fires in California. They constitute around thirteen percent of the state’s firefighters. Their low salaries save taxpayers a hundred twenty-four million dollars a year. …

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bloomingOUT – LGBT News Headlines – October 19, 2017

This evening BloomingOUT welcomes new anchors Kim Hahn and Rachel Jones to the show. They discuss the  hottest topics in LGBT news including Trump’s speech at the 12th Annual Value Voters Summit, the #MeToo trend and John Lewis’ interview with LGBTQ Nation. During the second half of the show, Kim and Rachel introduce themselves and interview each other about where …

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Voices in the Street: “Needle Exchanges, pros and cons”

The opioid crisis is raging and solutions are elusive. We have asked what your thoughts are regarding needle exchanges. Do they help or do they enable?

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Brandon Hood

Brandon Hood is a house painter and a lifelong resident of Central Indiana. He’s decided to join the three other Democratic challengers for Republican Trey Hollingsworth’s 9th District seat in the US House of Representatives. Hood leans on his down-home, working class roots as a major selling point for his candidacy. He was inspired to get into the political fray …

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Daily Local News – October 19, 2017

Monroe County Commissioners are calling on the Richland Bean Blossom Community School Board to rethink closing Stinesville Elementary School; The Monroe County Commissioners also approved an ordinance creating an opioid awareness commission; The city Bloomington is replacing water mains across town, causing disruptions in water services; The City of Bloomington’s lawsuit against Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb will not be dismissed. …

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Eco Report Feature – October 19, 2017

Eco Report’s  feature covers a discussion with Paula Dinerstein, a senior counsel for PEER, over the planned renovation and expansion of the Indiana Dunes Pavilion.  Discussing the disruption.  With remarks from Norm Helmers who worked for the national park service for 32 years and now is apart of dunes action he asked to stop the renovation.

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Eco Report – October 19, 2017

Eco Report 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 in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Daily Local News – October 18, 2017

Richland Bean Blossom Community School Corporation is enjoying the success of system-wide efforts to improve its state ranking.   The City of Bloomington is assessing three downtown parking garages for  their soundness and long term viability.   Thirteen Indiana counties will receive art consultants, The National Association of Counties Director of Marketing and Communications Rex Van Zant says community members attended workshops …

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Bedford Needle Exchange Terminated

WFHB News Director Wes Martin talks with Indiana Recovery Alliance Director Chris Abert, about the Lawrence County Commissioners’ vote to end their needle exchange program.  Abert says the program was free to Lawrence County, whose seat is Bedford, and that the program saved fifty-two lives over the last year.

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