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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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Hola Bloomington – March 9, 2018

Locutora, Maria Auxi, entrevista al Dr. Maupome. El habla sobre el proyecto VidaSana. Eres Mexicano, Hondureño, de Guatemala o el Salvador? Te gustaria participar en este proyecto? Comunicate con el Dr. Maupome. Por otra parte, hablamos con Cecy Hudson sobre sus experencias como voluntaria en Bloomington Thrift Store entre otras cosas! Host, Maria Auxi, interviews Dr. Maupome about his project …

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Lawson: Russians Probed State Election Databases

Federal intelligence services believe Russian government employees probed state voter registration rolls for possible weaknesses in 2016, according to Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson. Lawson published an editorial this morning, which says the Russian government targeted voter information databases across states. Indiana Secretary of State Communications Director Ian Hauer says Russian agents probed for weaknesses in state voter registration …

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Increased Abortion Regulations Land on Gov’s Desk


A bill increasing the regulations on abortion providers and women seeking an abortion, is now on Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s desk. Senate Bill 340 increases the licensing and inspection requirements for abortion providers and clinics. It also increases the data the state collects on women seeking an abortion, requiring them to report abortion complications to the Indiana State Department of …

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