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A 30-Day Needle Exchange Program Is Established In Response To The HIV Outbreak In Scott County

Health officials have accepted 300 used needles and tested 27 people for HIV as part ot the response to the HIV outbreak in southern Indiana. That’s according to the state’s Joint Information Center established after the outbreak was detected. There have been 89 new reported cases of HIV in Scott County and Governor Mike Pence has declared a public health …

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Better Beware! – Tax Time

Tax scams are bigger and nastier than ever, and some of the most likely victims won’t get warned unless YOU tell them! Here’s a quick look at the worst dangers. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Daily Local News – April 8, 2015

Health officials have accepted 300 used needles and 27 people for HIV as part of the responsive to the HIV outbreak in southern Indiana; Taxes are putting an unfair burden on poor and middle class families in Indiana, according to a report from the Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy; Local state legislators had an opportunity to talk to a …

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Interchange – Saint Monkey: A Conversation with Jacinda Townsend

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Host Doug Storm is joined by Jacinda Townsend, author of the novel Saint Monkey which has won the 2015 James Fenimore Cooper Prize awarded by the Society of American Historians. The Society’s web site says that the “prize is awarded for a book of historical fiction on an American subject that makes a significant contribution to historical understanding, portrays authentically …

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Ins and Outs of Money – The It’s Your Money Project

What’s with these Ins & Outs of Money radio segments, anyhow? They’re part of the It’s Your Money project at Monroe County Public Library, which is all about helping you hang on to your cash. Hear more about what IYM is, and why you need the free, unbiased money smarts it offers. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:35 — 4.2MB)Subscribe: …

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Daily Local News – April 7, 2015

Today was the first day of early voting in Bloomington’s municipal elections, A public ground breaking ceremony took place today at Indiana’s University’s Assembly Hall to commemorate recent donations to the basketball stadium, A town hall meeting is scheduled for this Saturday to discuss the problem of child abuse in Monroe County, Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin will visit Indiana University …

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Bring It On! – April 6, 2015

Clarence Boone and Leila Randle welcome Iris Rosa. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Clarence and Leila welcome Iris Rosa, Indiana University Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies Professor and director of the Indiana University African American Dance Company. She joins us tonight to highlight the Dance Company’s 40th annual spring ensemble concert at the Buskirk Chumley Theater. PART …

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Books Unbound – “Lost Borders” by Mary Hunter Austin, Part 4

The interconnected stories of ‘’Lost Borders’’ are set in the desert landscape of southern California, where author Mary Hunter Austin moved with her mother and brothers in 1888 at the age of twenty. The ailing Austin found strength in this challenging environment, and came to regard the land as a central character in her writing. The Books Unbound podcast presents …

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State-Ordered Needle Exchange Program Opened

A state-ordered needle exchange program opened in Scott County over the weekend in response to a public health emergency there. An HIV epidemic in southern Indiana led Gov. Mike Pence to authorize counties at risk of outbreak to start needle exchange programs. In just over a month, the number of cases in southern Indiana has shot up–in late February, about …

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Daily Local News – April 6, 2015

A state-ordered needle exchange program opened in Scott County over the weekend in response to a public health emergency there; WIUX is hosting Culture Shock, its annual music festival, this Saturday, April 11; Today marks the 4th day of WFHB’s 2015 Spring Pledge Drive; Last week the City Council approved changes that will increase parking and eliminate green space at …

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