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Hola Bloomington- October 27, 2017

Host, Erick Gutierrez and guest Sean McKinney, talk during HOLA Bloomington, Hola Hombre’s – men’s health. Locutor, Erick Gutierrez e invitado Sean McKinney, hablan sore Hola Bloomington, Hola Hombre- salud de hombre.

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HOLA Bloomington – October 27, 2017

Hosts Erick Gutierrez, and guest Sean Mckinney, talk about men’s health. Locutor, Erick guiterrez, e invitado Sean McKinney, hablan sobre la salud del hombre.

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Stinesville Elementary School to Close Next Year

The Richland-Bean Blossom School Board voted last night to close Stinesville Elementary School next year. The decision came despite pleas from Stinesville students, parents, and community members not to shutter the elementary. RBB School board member Dana Kerr says the decision was based on declining enrollment. Kerr says closing the school will save the school district more than 600 thousand …

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State Hires Law Firm To Handle Pence Email Requests

The state of Indiana has hired a private law firm to handle public requests for former Governor Mike Pence’s private email records. Governor Eric Holcomb’s office has received over 50 requests for information contained in two private AOL email accounts used by Pence when he was the state’s chief executive. The Associated Press is among several organizations that have filed …

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Hola Bloomington- October 20, 2017

Host Maria Auxi Viloria, interviews our guest Monay Cavazos and Rachel Gray about the All Options Pregnancy Resource Center. Locutora, Maria Auxi Viloria, entrevista a nuestras invitadas Monay Cavazos y Rachel Ronquillo Gray sobre el centro de recursos de embarazo, All Options.

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Duke Energy Releases Records of Indiana Coal Ash Ponds After Environmental Groups Threaten Legal Action

Duke Energy is releasing records of its Indiana coal ash ponds after being threatened by legal actions from environmental groups. According to a statement issued by Wabash Riverkeeper, The Waterkeeper Alliance and the Hoosier Environmental Council, the dump sites contain hazardous amounts of chemicals that can cause brain damage and cancer. Duke Energy previously refused requests to release the information. …

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Ellettsville FD Now Answering Only Life-Threatening Calls

The Ellettsville Fire Department will now only respond to life-threatening calls. Ellettsville Fire Chief Mike Cornman says he needs to reduce  the number of calls his fire department responds to in order to stay within its budget and current staffing levels. Cornman’s remarks were made during the Ellettsville Town Council meeting last week. During the meeting, Cornman told the town …

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MCCSC Using Janitors, Maintenance Workers as Bus Drivers

The Monroe County Community School Corporation is using Janitors and Maintenance personnel as bus drivers. MCCSC Spokesman Andrew Clampitt says the school district faces a driver shortage, after bus service company Auxilio Services failed to fulfill the terms of its contract. He says the staff members go through “the same training and background checks as bus drivers.” Auxilio Services officially …

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IU to spend $50 Million in Addiction Research

Indiana University will spend 50 million dollars in researching addiction over the next five years, IU President Michael McRobbie announced this afternoon. At a joint press conference with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, McRobbie said the funding will come from the University’s 300 million dollar ‘Grand Challenges Initiative.’ In a Facebook Live video, McRobbie told the …

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Mural Depicting KKK Stays at IU’s Woodburn Hall

A controversial mural at Indiana University depicting Ku Klux Klan members burning a Christian cross and carrying the American flag during a Klan gathering will remain in Woodburn Hall. IU Provost and Executive Vice President Lauren Robel said the mural cannot be removed due to the type of paint used. The mural has created controversy over the past 70 years. …

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