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Reverend William Barber to Speak About Moral Mondays

Next Wednesday, Bloomington will be visited by the Reverend William Barber to speak about the Moral Mondays movement. Barber is a leader of the Moral Mondays movement and the president of the North Carolina branch of the NAACP. Moral Mondays is a grassroots movement which formed in April of 2013. It started in North Carolina where seventeen peaceful protesters were …

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Voices in the Street – Ghosts, Ghouls and Other Spooky Stuff: Halloween is this Weekend

Halloween is Saturday, and even though the scariest part might be the chance of rain throughout, Voices in the Street hit the streets to ask your friends and neighbors about some of their best past costumes and what some of their fondest memories of the celebration are.

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Arts Interchange – Roger Hallas: Documenting the Photographic Event

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Roger Hallas talks about the ways two technologies for image capture combine in documentaries about photographers and how these sharpen the focus on what is meant by the “event of photography.” The act of filming photography, of framing one medium through its perceived other, necessarily draws attention to the question of medium. While scholars have analyzed this self-reflexive practice within …

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EcoReport – October 29, 2015

In today’s feature, Bob Kissel talks with Gavin Bieber, a leader for the bird watching tour company Wings, on St Lawrence Island at the Western frontier of Alaska about eco tourism and the Yupik Alaskan natives who live on this remote island only 35 miles from Russia. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological …

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EcoReport Feature: EcoTourism in Alaska

Bob Kissel talks with Gavin Bieber, a leader for the bird watching tour company Wings, on St Lawrence Island at the Western frontier of Alaska about eco tourism and the Yupik Alaskan natives who live on this remote island only 35 miles from Russia.

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Activate! – Jamie Hillner

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Jamie Hillner talks about the mission and her experience with Girls Inc. Also, more ways to connect to your community from the City of Bloomington’s Volunteer Network. LINKS Girls Inc After-School Program Volunteer Girl Scout Leaders Boys and Girls Club Programs

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Better Beware – Halloween!

Our annual blend of warnings, reassurances, suggestions and local info on how kids and adults can be both scary AND safe on Halloween.

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Indiana Signs Agreement with Real Alternatives

The State of Indiana recently signed a $3.5 million agreement with Real Alternatives, an out-of-state crisis pregnancy organization that aims to reduce abortions by dissuading women through counseling. Correspondent Jerrod Dill brings us a look at Real Alternatives, and their role as an alternative to Planned Parenthood.

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Daily Local News – October 28, 2015

Governor Mike Pence has reversed his position about whether teachers should be punished for students’ ISTEP scores, at least for this year. Pence outlined his new position in a letter to state Superintendent Glenda Ritz yesterday; The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has won their challenge against a law that would have made it a level six felony for …

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Books Unbound – American Girls Horror Stories, Part Four: Body and Soul

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Male fears of female domination form one of the strands of horror in “The Thing on the Doorstep” by H.P. Lovecraft, with marriage both transforming and threatening individual identity. Now recognized as a master of the genre, Lovecraft died in poverty after publishing his short fiction mainly in pulp magazines. His expressions of horror are often driven by the darkness …

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