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Bring It On! – August 21, 2017

Hosts Leila Randle and William Hosea speak with Liz Watson, a candidate for the Indiana 9th Congressional District. She is one of four Democrats now vying for the chance to compete in the 2018 election against incumbent U.S. Representative Trey Hollingsworth. Hear Liz’s perspective on what’s important in the coming election. PART ONE Hosts Leila Randle and William Hosea speak …

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Daily Local News – August 21, 2017

Today’s solar eclipse crossed the American mainland, peaking above Bloomington at around 2:20 this afternoon, and Bloomington residents took to rooftops and meadows, with solar viewers and pinhole cameras. If you’ve been thinking that there are more students than usual in Bloomington, you’re not wrong. On Friday, Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton released a statement condemning ‘bigotry, hate and extremism.’ The …

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The Specter of Spice

Last month’s rash of overdoses and deaths in downtown Bloomington were caused by people selling a drug marketed as synthetic marijuana, called Spice, or K2. As WFHB Correspondent Cole Stinson tells us, it’s a potentially deadly mix of chemicals that is often more dangerous than Methamphetamines or Heroin.

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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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Kite Line- August 18, 2017: Prisoner Perspectives on Reform

We cover a range of news in this week’s episode- from a brief history of Black August and the upcoming August 19th prison demonstrations, to current prison conditions in regards to education, visitation, and forced sterilization. We then read a letter from prisoner Keith Malik Washington about the continued suffering from extreme heat in Texas prisons. The rest of the …

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bloomingOUT – JJ Gufreda – August 17, 2017

This week we re-air an interview from July with trans activist and author JJ Gufreda as she prepares to perform her show “Left Hander in London: The Earthquake” at the Indy Fringe Festival this weekend. You can find out more about the festival and purchase tickets at indyfringe.org. After the interview, join producer Ryne Shadday for recent LGBT news headlines …

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Cole Stinson reports on the correlation between the Minimum Wage & Child Abuse

A study by an IU researcher conducted earlier this year is drawing parallels between the minimum wage and child neglect cases. WFHB Correspondent Cole Stinson brings us that report on today’s Community Report.

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Daily Local News – August 17, 2017

Monroe County Commissioners make good on their commitment to help fund weekend operations at Shalom Community Center; An invasive freshwater fish is threatening Midwestern waterways, including those in Bloomington; State health officials are urging Indiana residents to take steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites amid an increase in West Nile virus cases across the state. FEATURE A study by …

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Eco Report – August 17, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Standing Room Only: The Garden of England

From May 31 to June 3, the Working Class Studies Association held their annual conference at Indiana University. Each day, there were several rounds of panels and speakers. On June 2, one of the panels focused on Working Class deindustrialization in the UK. The panelists were Tim Strangelman, David Nettleingham, and Emma Pleasant — all from the University of Kent.

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