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bloomingOUT – Sinclair – August 18, 2016

Join anchors Olivia and JP as they speak with musical artist and performer at next weekend’s Bloomington PRIDE Summerfest, Sinclair. Sinclair will share a history of how she began her musical career, her influences, and about her experiences being an Out musician. Sinclair will be performing at next weekend’s (August 27-28) Bloomington PRIDE Summerfest, which is in its third year. …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Jason and Ginger

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Separately and together, singer and guitarist duo Ginger Curry and Jason Fickel have been entertaining Bloomington audiences with their song stylings for years. This month they released their third CD, “Some Kind of Love,” on Lost Canyon Records. Fickel wrote four of the songs on the new album and the rest are covers of standards and hidden gems penned by …

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Daily Local News – August 18, 2016

Mayor John Hamilton announces plan to increase affordable housing in Bloomington; Levels of disinfectant byproducts in Bloomington’s drinking water are on the decline; Mayor John Hamilton announced upcoming changes in Bloomington’s sanitation program; the Bloomington Plan Commission gives conditional approval to rezone six acres to allow for a student oriented apartment complex; Classes at Indiana University begin on Monday, and …

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Voices in the Street – “Anything helps: Aggressive panhandling on the streets of Bloomington.”

IU students are not going to be the only addition to Kirkwood: City officials are piloting an increased security program to deal with aggressive panhandling and six new cameras will be installed downtown. These will be a continuation of surveillance equipment along the B-Line trail and other strategic locations will include People’s Park and Seminary Park. It’s not yet known …

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EcoReport – August 18, 2016

In today’s EcoReport feature, Filiz Cicek interviews Stephen Hale of Bloomington Community Orchard, which is publicly owned and maintained by volunteers. EcoReport 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 …

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Standing Room Only: A Poetry Reading By Ross Gay

Photo by: Natasha Komoda

On Tuesday, August 9th, poet Ross Gay took the stage at the Bloom Magazine Book Club to recite some of his poems and talk about his writing process. Ross Gay is an award-winning poet who is housed here in Bloomington. Gay was reciting poems from his book entitled Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude. He is a founding member of the Bloomington …

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Daily Local News – August 17, 2016

Indiana University has begun installing light fixtures along the pathways in Dunn’s Woods, according to an article in The Herald-Times; A group of local Democrats have founded a new organization, called the Richland-Bean Blossom Organization, to build a presence in the western part of Monroe County; The Monroe County Plan Commission is looking for a updated approach to its unified …

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Flooding Overwhelms Bloomington Sewers

Today Bloomington saw its first extended period without rain in nearly a week. The heavy precipitation during the past several days has caused several issues around town, including with the city’s sewer system. The Bloomington Utilities Department reported several cases of sewage overflowing into the streets this week. To find out why that’s happening, and what the city is doing …

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Better Beware – Automobiles

Modern cars are controlled by computers, and connected to the internet. Get into one, and you have no privacy. It could be stolen with a laptop. You could even lose control. Here’s what we know now.

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Interchange – On Being Domesticated By the State: A Conversation With James Scott (Original Air Date 3/22/16)

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We announced an interview with historian Douglas Harvey about his book Theater of Empire which juxtaposes the colonizing, mercantile worldview of the English invaders of the Americas with the embodied and ecological perspective of this land’s indigenous cultures in the 18th and 19th century America via forms of performance like ritual ceremony, circuses, and minstrel shows. However due to some …

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