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Daily Local News – February 12, 2018

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Experts in the Centers for Disease Control and the Indiana State Department of Health are saying his year’s flu season is particularly bad; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill releases an opinion letter in opposition of proposed hate crime legislation up for consideration by in the Indiana Senate; Two areas of north Bloomington could get relief from water main breaks and low water pressure in the coming months; The old Hoosier Energy Building on East Ellis Road will not find new life as an in-patient, detox facility as some had hoped.

FEATURE
Charlotte Zietlow and a band of rag-tag newcomers took over the city of Bloomington in a surprise local election victory in 1971. It was the first election in the nation after passage of the 26th Amendment, calling for the 18-year-old vote in all elections. City Council president Zietlow and crew changed the face of Bloomington politics and shaped the city we know today. She spoke about the election victory on last week’s Big Talk. Today, she talks about the work she and her colleagues did after the election on Big Talk Extra.

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Lucy Schaich speaks with Dellsie Boddie about her work with Cry of the Children.

CREDITS
Today’s headlines were written by Wes Martin, Jonah Chester, and Sarah Vaughn, in partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Michael Glab.
Activate! is produced by Lucy Schaich, from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network.
Our engineer is Chris Martin.
Our theme music was produced by Ben Lumsdaine, Scott Schmadeke, and Dani Griffe.
Executive producer is Wes Martin.
Our Anchors are Leanne Mroz and Jenna Jankowski.

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