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Interchange – One Book, One Bloomington 2012

Host Ryan Dawes speaks with Monroe County Public Library Director Sara Laughlin and Programming Specialist for the City of Bloomington Michael Simmons about “One Book One Bloomington”, a countywide initiative to promote literary reading and discussion.  It was announced to the public that this year’s selection is “Room” by Emma Donoghue.

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Interchange – Labor in Indiana: The Vectren Lock Out & the Right to Work Bill

Host Alycin Bektesh speaks with Bob Fox and Fred Jones, business agents from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers local 1393 about a the role of unions and the proposed Right to Work bill in the Indiana General Assembly. IBEW 1393 was able to successfully negotiate and improved contract after being locked out by the Vectren Utility company in Bloomington …

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Interchange – Positive Youth Development in Indiana

This week on Interchange, guests David Westenberger of Foundations for Youth and Nick Reich of Circles Indiana will be discussing the state of youth in Indiana and Positive Youth Development.

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Interchange – Occupying IU’s Kelley Business School

Last Tuesday, November 29th, 5 protestors were arrested at the IU Kelley School of Business as they conducted a sit-in blocking a JP Morgan Chase career fair. Today, on Interchange, Nick Greven, Cheyenne Kollum, Peter Oren and Jordan Poyner speak with Alycin Bektesh about their choice to take action, and the consequences that followed.

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Interchange – The Troubling Science of Tower 7; Homelessness in Bloomington

Dr. Niels Harrit traveled from Copenhagen to be a part of Indiana University’s Fall 2011 Themester  “Making War, Making Peace”, to present his lecture –  “The Collapse of the Seventh Tower: A Physical & Chemical Analysis”. Harrit’s lecture is part of the lecture series within the Themester called  “Extreme Politics: Provoking the Body Politic to War?”  While IU would not …

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Interchange – Election Special: City Council District One and Voting Accessibility

Bloomington City Council District 1 candidates incumbent Democrat Chris Sturbaum and Republican challenger Kristopher ‘KC’ Baker present vie for your vote on November 8th. In the second half of the show, Randy Paul discusses voting accessibility issues in Monroe County.

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Interchange – Local Election Results; Green Living

Local election officials finally sorted the final results from the recent municipal elections just last Friday. Tonight on Interchange, we are going to take a look at how the state of Indiana governs elections.  WFHB News Director January Jones talks with Trent Deckard, the Co-Chair of the Indiana Election Division.   Later, host Nancy Woolery speaks with Shelia Evans and …

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Interchange – Soldiers’ Stories

Bedford Resident and World War Two Veteran Claude Boruff speaks alongside his wife Janet about the perils and privilege of surviving warfare, and author Nancy Sherman shares stories from her new book, “The Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds and Souls of Our Soldiers”, in a special Veterans Day episode of Interchange.

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Interchange – Election Special: City Council At-Large

Candidates for City Council At-Large engage in a lively debate on critical issues facing the council and our community. Democrat incumbents Tim Mayer and Andy Ruff spar with Republican challengers Jennifer Mickel and Ed Schwartzmann on public safety, criminal justice, I-69, and more. Hosted by Chad Carrothers and William Hosea.

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Interchange – Election Special: Political Parties and Outgoing City Council Members

Monroe County Republican Chair Steve Hogan and Monroe County Democratic Chair Rick Dietz speak with William Morris about the state of partisan politics in Monroe County. Then January Jones speaks with outgoing City Council members Republican Brad Wisler and Democrat Mike Satterfield about challenges the city faces in the next year.

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