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bloomingOUT – Out of Bounds – September 14, 2017

In lieu of BloomingOUT this evening we aired two podcasts from Out Of Bounds, a weekly public affairs radio show in Ithica, New York. First, producer Tish Pearlman interviews transgender activist Josie Zanfordino and discusses issues facing the queer community. In the second half of the show, Pearlman talks to author and Professor Emeritus in developmental psychology Ritch Savin-Williams about …

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Voices in the Street: “what do you think about President Trump rescinding deferred action for childhood arrivals?” (aka DACA)

Last week the Trump administration announced that DACA will be phased out by March 2018. DACA is a presidential memorandum issued by president Obama in 2012 which defers deportation for two years for undocumented, law abiding immigrants who were brought here as children before the age of 16. DACA status is renewable and offers the ability to remain temporarily in …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Sandy Keller

Sandy Keller has been helping poor and at-risk women get good jobs since she founded My Sister’s Closet in 1998. The non-profit puts women in high-end clothing, and helps them hone their interviewing and job skills through workshops and counseling. Twenty years ago, Keller worked near the Middle Way House transitional residence, and saw many of the women needed help …

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Daily Local News – September 14, 2017

Members of the Bloomington Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Committee reported improvements on Interstate 69 construction since INDOT took over the project; The construction of Interstate 69 is making it difficult for personnel at the Northern Monroe Fire Territory to respond to calls in the western and northern parts of Monroe County; The Monroe County Public Library is putting on a …

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Eco Report Feature – September 14, 2017

Eco Report’s Norm Holly interviews Jeff Stant, of the Indiana Forest Alliance. Discussing a green forestry label for logging sustainability and maintaining the forest at its age.

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Eco Report – September 14, 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: Deep Dialogue Part 1

On September 7, the Deep Dialogue project opened in the Indiana Memorial Union with a panel discussion about race, history, community and healing in contemporary literature. The project is sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington and Indiana University’s Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs, with funding from the Indiana Humanities with support from the …

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Daily Local News, September 13, 2017

Illinois-based plastics company, Phoenix Closures Incorporated is poised to take over the former Otis Elevator property on South Curry Pike in Bloomington. The City of Bloomington Utilities Department will be replacing the city’s water delivery pipes over several years. Monroe County businesses may be subjected to audits for personal property under a new contract adopted by County Commissioners. FEATURE: The …

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Sycamore Land Trust’s Mission: Accrediting Acreage

The Sycamore Land Trust has expanded its conservation efforts across South Central Indiana since its inception nearly thirty years ago. Now, as the Land Trust is adding another employee, WFHB Correspondent Alex Davis speaks with Sycamore Land Trust Communications Director Abby Hankel, about the extent of the Trust’s work in conservation, and the challenges they face.

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Equifax Data Breach Leaves You at Risk

Last week Equifax announced that 143 million people have had all their personal data stolen, and this almost certainly includes YOU! Your identity is at risk from now on.

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