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Hola Bloomington – August 18, 2017

Locutora, Maria Auxi, entrevista a Armin Vit y Bryony Gomez-Palacio los co-fundadores de UNDERCONSIDERATION. Escucha y enterate de lo que se trata! Host, Maria Auxi, Interviews Armin Vit and Bryony Gomez-Palacio co-founders of UNDERCONSIDERATION. Listen and find out what is it about!

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Emerald Ash Borer Devastation Could Cost State Twenty Billion Dollars

The Emerald Ash Borer has been wreaking havoc on Indiana Ash trees since 2004. The invasive Asian beetle is responsible for widespread destruction of Ash tree populations across the state, and the Indiana Parks Alliance is warning Hoosiers that if aggressive action isn’t taken to combat the insect, almost all of Indiana’s Ash trees will be gone within the next …

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Church Vandalism Motivated By Fear

A week after Donald Trump was elected president of United States, George Nathaniel Stang sprayed the walls of Saint David’s Episcopal Church in Brown County with a swastika, anti-gay epithets, and “Heil Trump.” In May, Stang, who is publicly gay, confessed to spray painting the church in 2016. In a conversation with Doug Bauder, director of the LGBTQ Culture Center …

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Jeffersonville Participants Learn How To Dispose of Needles And Administer Naxolone

A Jeffersonville program meant to help curb Hepatitis C and HIV is being extended for the upcoming year. The program, aimed at helping decrease the use of used needles shared by infected intravenous drug users, teaches participants how to safely dispose of needles and trains them in administering anti-opioid drug overdose medication called Narcan or Naloxone. Two years ago an …

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Bloomington Rallies To Support Victims of Charlottesville Terrorism

Organizations gathered at the Monroe County Courthouse yesterday in a show of solidarity for the victims of Saturday’s terrorist attack on counter protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. White supremacists gathered in the historic college town to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, calling their event the ‘Unite the Right Free Speech Rally.’ After repeated clashes …

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Hola Bloomington – August 11, 2017

Host Carlos Bakota and Luis Hernandez talk about the news, politics and law. Find out what was it about! Locutores Carlos Bakota y Luis Heranandez hablan de las noticias, politica y leyes. Enterate de que se trato!

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Kilroy’s Announces Donation to the Shalom Center

A twenty-two thousand dollar donation from the Kilroy’s franchise will reportedly go towards expanding the Shalom Center’s hours to seven days a week. On Wednesday, owner Kevin Fitzpatrick announced that Kilroy’s would match a twenty-two thousand dollar donation made by the Cook Group in July. These developments follow Mayor John Hamilton’s call to address Bloomington’s homelessness. Hamilton proposed the city, …

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New Law Requires Schools to Report Abuse/Neglect Directly to Law Enforcement

A new Indiana state law requires school employees to report suspected child abuse or neglect directly to Child Services or local law enforcement before informing the principal of the school. Legislation co-author State Senator Mark Messmer said the new law was made because some child abuse cases were not being reported. Lisa Tanselle, General Counsel at Indiana School Boards Association, …

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Email/Phone Scam Asks Payment for Unclaimed Property

The Indiana Attorney General is warning citizens that a recent scam involving unclaimed property can come in the form of emails and phone calls asking for payment. Moving or having a named changed can cause property such as payroll, estates, death benefits, savings and more to go unclaimed. The state collects unclaimed property until Hoosiers are able to prove their …

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Hola Bloomington – August 4, 2017

Locutora Raquel Anderson entrevesta a la directora de La Casa Latino Culture Center, Lillian Casillas, para saber mas de los servicios y el apoyo que ofrecen. Host Raquel Anderson interviews Latino Culture Center Director, Lillian Casillas, to know more about the services and support offered.

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