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Daily Local News – September 25, 2017

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Indiana University student Lukas Cavar was abandoned in a cave for three days and two nights; Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill criticizes needle exchange programs and the Centers for Disease Control; Dr. Kristina Box will be Indiana’s new State Health Commissioner; Owen County highway superintendent Joe Pettijohn is charged with theft, conflict of interest, and official misconduct; More than one-third of Indiana’s 10-17 year-olds are overweight; The Lotus Education and Arts Foundation is accepting donations for its new permanent offices on South Rogers Street.

FEATURE

As part of Indiana University’s Themester: Diversity, Difference, Otherness there will be a presentation on “Refugees, Art, and Journalism” which features cartoonists Kate Evans and Sarah Glidden. Both artists have new books out about their experiences. Kate Evan joins Interchange producer Doug Storm in the WFHB studios to discuss Threads: From the Refugee Crisis which was published by Verso in June this year.

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Cindy Chavez, founder of Pantry 279 in Ellettsville.

CREDITS

Today’s headlines were written by Robert Goldkamp, Alex Davis, Jonah Chester, and Jada Lucas. Our feature was produced by Doug Storm. Activate is produced by Lucy Schaich of the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. Our anchors were Jonah Chester and Jada Lucas. Our engineer was Michael Glab. Our executive producer is Wes Martin.

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