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Hola Bloomington – January 12, 2018

Locutores Carlos Bakota, Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, y Sean Mckinney hablan sobre la noticias, leyes y politica. Nos cuentas que significa DACA, TPS y CPR. Host Carlos Bakota, Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, and Sean Mckinney talk about the current news, law and politics. They tell us what DACA, TPS and CPR mean.

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Hola Bloomington – January 12, 2017

Locutores Carlos Bakota, Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, y Sean Mckinney hablan sobre las noticas, leyes y politica. Enterate de las nuevas noticias y lo que significa DACA, TPS y CPR. Hosts, Carlos Bakota, Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, and Sean Mckinney talk about news, law and politics. Get updated on the current news, what DAA, TPS and CPR means.

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City Council Moves to Restrict Downtown Development

Bloomington City Council members are working to limit the heights of new, downtown development. In their ongoing revision of the city’s comprehensive plan, council members voted unanimously to remove language that would increase building heights to achieve maximum residential density. In last night’s meeting, Council member Isabel Piedmont-Smith authored the amendment to strike the language from the plan. She says …

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IU Students Ask for Voting Site

Monroe County Election Board members are being asked to open a centrally-located poling site near Indiana University. Sandra Shapshay is the director of IU’s Political and Civic Engagement Program, or PACE. She says voter participation among Indiana University students is below the national average for college campuses. Speaking in last week’s election board meeting, Shapshay said PACE launched an initiative …

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HOLA Bloomington- December 22, 2017

Hola Bloomington- Hola Hombres.  Locutores Erick y Sira Gutierrez dan una continuacion sobre la ira y los mitos de parejas. Hola Bloomington-Hola Hombres.  Hosts Erick and Sira Gutierrez continue with the conversation regarding myths about couples and communication.

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Small Plane Crash Kills Three in Southern Indiana

A small plane crash in south eastern Indiana claimed three lives over the weekend. The Indiana State Police confirmed the identities of the victims of the crash, which occurred outside of Oldenburg, Indiana, on Saturday night. The dead are listed as a National Transportation Safety Board Virginia training center director, Dr. Paul Schuda, his friend Dr. Louis Cantilena, and Cantilena’s …

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Residents Press Waste Mgmt. Board To Oppose Transfer Facility

Residents opposing a proposed waste transfer station in Monroe County continue to press county officials to oppose the project. Residents addressed the Solid Waste Management Board on December 14th. During public comment time, Mark Napier said residents are stressed by the limbo they find themselves in. Solid Waste Management District Director Tom McGlasson, Jr., said he has not heard from …

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County Council Approves Food & Beverage Tax to Fund Convention Center Expansion

The Monroe County Council approved a one-percent food and beverage tax to help fund the expansion of the Bloomington-Monroe County Convention Center. In a special session last night, Council member Geoff McKim voiced his support. McKim said he’s motivated by the prospect of a more vibrant downtown that restores balance between locals, students and visitors. Reading from the Indiana state …

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Bloomington Plan Commission Approves Downtown Development Limits

The Bloomington Plan Commission voiced its support last night for temporary changes to the city’s Unified Development Ordinance that would limit downtown development. Proposed amendments would change parameters for what’s termed as by-right developments. By-right projects are those that adhere to current zoning code and therefore don’t require Plan Commission review. According to Commission meeting documents, the proposed changes are …

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City, County To Bring Opioid Manufacturers to Court

The City of Bloomington and Monroe County will join a lawsuit against opioid producers and their affiliates. The city and county governments are expected to announce the legal action on Wednesday morning. City of Bloomington spokesperson Mary-Catherine Carmichael says the lawsuit reflects local government’s belief that the burden of the opioid epidemic shouldn’t be shouldered by citizens alone. Carmichael says …

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