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Daily Local News – October 25, 2016

10/25/16 Employees of the Town of Ellettsville will see an increase in their health insurance premiums for 2017; Mayor John Hamilton has appointed an Advisory Committee to study and make recommendations to improve the city’s proposal to modernize solid waste and recycling collection services provided the City’s Sanitation Divisions; A local group that has worked to prevent Syrian refugees from moving to Bloomington is hosting …

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Bill Breeden, Candidate for District 46 Indiana House of Representatives

Bill Breeden rose to national fame in the mid-1980s. He was the only person ever to serve jail time in connection with the Iran-Contra scandal. Breeden’s crime — was stealing a street sign in the tiny Indiana town of Odon, a sign named after former national security advisor John Poindexter. Breeden announced he was holding the sign for a $30 …

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Bring It On! October 24, 2016

William Hosea and Cornelius Wright speak with Eric Deggans, NPR’s first full-time TV critic. They discuss the final Presidential debate, Mr. Deggans’ visionary book “Race-Baiter,” as well as exploring his extensive journalistic and cable news experience. PART ONE William Hosea and Cornelius Wright speak with Eric Deggans, NPR’s first full-time TV critic. They discuss the final Presidential debate, Mr. Deggans’ …

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Kite Line: October 21, 2016 – The Bomani Episode

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The Bomani Episode This week, we focus on a topic that is close to many of us on the outside: the story and struggle of political prisoner and Ohio death row inmate Bomani Shakur (known to the state as Keith Lamar). We begin our episode with an update on Marius Mason, news from the Kinross Correctional Facility, Holman Prison, and …

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Hola Bloomington – October 21, 2016

Los locutores Maria Auxi Viloria y Carlos Bakota entrevistan a Cristian Medina, uno de los ganadores del premio Lider Latino presentado por la Comission de Asuntos Hispanos y Latinos. Tambien es uno de los fundadores del Cardboard House Press in Bloomington, IN. El nos habla de su tiempo en Bloomington y de su trabajo con Cardboard House Press. Nos cuenta …

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Hola Bloomington – October 14, 2016

On today’s program Israel Herrera and Javier Leon, the Director of the Latin American Music Center speak with members of the Afro Peruvian group form the Latin American Music Center. They discuss the history of the group and how long the individuals have been with the group. They share with us their musical interests and differences despite being in the …

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bloomingOUT – Justin Ford & Evelyn Smith – October 20, 2016

Join anchors JP and Ryne as they interview Justin Ford and Evelyn Smith, representatives from two local organizations partnering in an effort to hold classes and workshops highlighting ways to identify and fight domestic abuse in the LGBTQ+ community. Evelyn is the Prevention Programs Coordinator for Middle Way House, and Justin is the president of Bloomington PRIDE. Tonight’s episode features …

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Voices in the Street: “Trouble for Trump! Sexual allegations arise.”

Recently, the Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump has come under fire for lewd remarks made in 2005. He was caught on tape bragging about inappropriate behavior towards women. Voices in the Street hit the streets to ask Bloomington residents how they feel about Mr. Trumps’s behavior and how they would view a Trump presidency.

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Big Talk w/ Michael Glab: J.R. Biersmith & Tyler Ferguson

The Somali civil war only now is winding down after raging across the horn of Africa for 30 years. A generation of young people have grown up amid the horrors there. Two of them, Sa’ad Hussein and Saadiq Mohhamed, have managed to become world class soccer players even after the sport was outlawed for a time. Filmmaker J.R. Biersmith has …

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Daily Local News – October 20, 2016

Plans for a 746 bedroom student housing complex to replace Dunn Hill apartments were stalled again by the Bloomington City Council; Three organizations are sponsoring a series of workshops to help local businesses learn how to become contractors for Bloomington or government agencies; 45,000 Indiana Residents may be eligible for Affordable Care Act (ACA) premium tax credits to finance their …

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