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Daily Local News – December 2, 2014

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Indiana recently filed suit against The GEO Group, a Florida company that privately runs the New Castle (Indiana) Correctional Facility; The Environmental Protection Agency has recently been under fire from Indiana politicians and government agencies for its enforcement of new limits on carbon dioxide emissions from coal and oil-fuel power plants; The Monroe …

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Activate! – Maqube Reese: Within Our Lifetime

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Maqube Reese introduces the new community campaign Within Our Lifetime, dedicated to ending racism. As the community organizer for WOL, Maqube explains how the start up is starting up and building a base of support – including volunteers for upcoming events in 2015! Also, Volunteer Connection offers opportunities to work for civil rights in our community. LINKS Within Our LIfetime …

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Bring It On! – December 1, 2014

William Hosea and Beverly Calender-Anderson welcome Evelyn Smith. PART ONE On tonight’s show, William and Beverly welcome Evelyn Smith of Middle Way House. she joins us to discuss the psychological and victim’s rights dynamics related to the ever-increasing Bill Cosby rape allegations. PART TWO Headline news and local calendar events of interest to the African-American community. CREDITS Hosts: William Hosea …

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Books Unbound – “Short, With a Wicked Tongue and Long Legs,” Episode One: The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes, Part One

“Short, With a Wicked Tongue and Long Legs” is a three-part program of short satiric fiction that has “legs” because it stands up to the test of time. This week, The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes, His Fortunes and Misfortunes as Told by Himself, an anonymous 16th-century Spanish novella banned by the Inquisition. Lazarillo is a classic of Spanish literature, a subversive comedy about poverty, …

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EcoReport – November 27, 2014

Today’s Thanksgiving Special EcoReport features highlights of a meeting of the Indiana Forest Alliance held on October 18 . Jeff Stant of the Indiana Forest Alliance dicusses their strategic plan for the coming year, and Mike Luurtsema, Hoosier Forest Watch Co-ordinater, talks about the “Wild Indiana Campaign” to set aside areas to be free from logging. EcoReport is a weekly …

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Interchange – Making the Case Against Cages; Being Vulnerable to Arrest

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Segment One: Making the Case Against Cages. Prison abolitionist Micol Seigel, an associate professor in the departments of American Studies and History at Indiana University, discusses issues surrounding homelessness and incarceration in Bloomington and Monroe County. The conversation focuses on the changes in the Indiana criminal sentencing codes that shift categories of crime, eliminates some offenses, changes the severity of …

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Books Unbound – Mina Loy: Feminist and Futurist

Poet and artist Mina Loy (1882–1966) was at the center of avant-garde movements of the early 20th century, but the difficulty of her poetry and her dislike of self-promotion led to decades of obscurity. Her first book was seized by U.S. customs for its frank approach to sex, reproduction, and women’s bodies. Much of her work remained unpublished until the …

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Hola Bloomington – November 21, 2014

Hola Bloomington’s hosts Israel Herrera, Maria Auxiliadora Viloria, Minerva Sosa and Juan Pablo Soto host a special segment “Un Cafecito con” Latin American Music Center. The hosts interview the guests about their upcoming events. Also, they talk about President Obama’s executive order. Los locutores de Hola Bloomington Israel Herrera , Maria Auxiliadora Viloria, Minerva Sosa y Juan Pablo Soto albergan …

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Permits for yard sales

The Ellettsville Plan Commission agreed it is time to revisit the possibility of requiring permits for yard sales during their meeting on November 6th. The commission has addressed this issue in the past when concerns regarding health code came up regarding a resident who operates a weekly yard sale and keeps items in his yard during the week. Planning department …

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