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Interchange – Selling Democracy: Part One of The Way of Neoliberalism

It’s the water we swim in, the air we breathe. It’s all around us – yet we hardly it notice most of the time. It’s a matrix of ideas, incentives, and assumptions that shape our politics, our economy, and our lives. Today we kick off the first show in a four-part series we’re calling “The Way of Neoliberalism” on the …

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Matt Pierce and Drew Ash Debate in Race for District 61

In today’s WFHB community report, we hear excerpts from our interview with two candidates for State Representative in District 61. That district includes most of Bloomington. The incumbent, Matt Pierce, is running against an independent, Drew Ash. In this next clip, Ash speaks first on his policies related to education.

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Daily Local News – October 18, 2016

10/18/16 The race between Evan Bayh and Todd Young for Indiana’s vacant Senate seat has cost almost $30 million, according to new financial disclosure reports; The Indiana Secretary of State’s Office is reporting problems with voter registration information; The new fraud claims from the Secretary of State also come after the state government has been accused of suppressing African American …

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Activate! – Wylie House Museum

The Wylie House Museum offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy to a house as it might have looked in the 1840’s. The house was originally the home of Dr. Andrew Wylie, Indiana University’s first President. Wylie House was inhabited by Wylies for nearly 80 years; Andrew Wylie built the house in 1835 and lived there with his wife Margaret and …

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Conflicting Mammography Guidelines May Jeopardize Women’s Ability to Get Treatment

It’s mid-October and by now, you’ve probably picked up on the fact its Breast Cancer awareness month. Women all over the country are being flooded with information about breast cancer and breast health, yet it’s estimated one third of women never get a mammogram. Women may be asking “at what age am I supposed to start having mammograms, and how …

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Indiana Voters to Decide Whether or Not Hunting and Fishing Should Be Protected by the State Constitution

This year’s November ballot comes with an unusual  proposition: an amendment to Indiana’s constitution. Question Number One on the ballot asks Hoosiers whether the state should incorporate hunting and fishing as a right in the state constitution, in the same article as freedom of speech and the right to a fair trial. In addition to assigning constitutional protection to hunting …

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Daily Local News – October 17, 2016

The Monroe County Commissioners approved changes to the county’s human rights ordinance; In other business, Commissioners voiced their support for the purchase of 54 acres of land next to the airport; In other business, Jim Shelton with the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce let commissioners know that training for Court Appointed Special Advocates program, or CASA, will begin; This year’s November …

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Kite Line – October 14, 2016: Habeas Corpus

The focus this week is on the impact of habeas corpus both for prisoners and their loved ones. We begin with news on a call-in effort for queer and trans prisoners in Michigan, followed by updates on the death due to neglect of a Michigan prisoner and the forced transfer of an Alabama prisoner. We touch on the story of …

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Voices in the Street: Peoples Park Visitors Speak Out

Recently, an IU senior established an online petition about Peoples Park stating that people experiencing homelessness have, “decided to make this park their home, starting fights, doing drugs, setting one another’s belongs on fire, and causing raucous 24/7.” This comes on the heels of city-wide discussion about homelessness and its effects in the downtown area. Voices in the Street stopped …

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Big Talk w/ Michael Glab: Betsy Stirratt

Betsy Stirratt and her crew at the Indiana University Grunwald Gallery of Art have put together teams of research scientists and artists who, together, have created works of art based on scientific principles and actual laboratory work. The exhibit is called Re-Imaging Science. Stirratt is the director of the Grunwald and is one of the participating artists. She talks about …

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