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Interchange – A Power Unto Itself: Scott Horton on the National Security Elite


Host Doug Storm is joined by Scott Horton, attorney and contributing editor at Harper’s Weekly, author of the recent book, The Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America’s Stealth Foreign Policy, and author of the essay “Company Men: Torture, treachery, and the CIA,” which appeared in the April issue of Harper’s. Discussed The Senate Report on Torture as …

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Bloomington Announces It Will Offer Its Workers Gender Reassignment Surgery

The City of Bloomington has announced it will offer its workers health care that includes gender reassignment surgery and other needs specific to transgender people. Correspondent Sierra Gardner has that story for today’s WFHB community report.

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Ins and Outs of Money – Artists Approaching Finances (repeat)

Artistic types are known for always doing things their own unique way. Miah Michaelsen of Bloomington Entertainment & Arts District (BEAD) joins us to discuss how artists can approach their finances and who can help them.

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Daily Local News – May 26, 2015

The State of Indiana has extended the official public health emergency in Scott County by a full year. A Bloomington North High School has received a ten-thousand-dollar award for teaching excellence. A group at Indiana University is partnering with five Indiana health centers to evaluate adult patients for alcohol and substance abuse risks. Bloomington residents may soon be presented with …

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Books Unbound – Not Somewhere Else But Here

“Not Somewhere Else But Here” is a companion piece to Books Unbound’s April 25th episode on Guantánamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, and was originally broadcast as a prologue to a living reading of the memoir. Excerpts from classic fiction on incarceration and poems explore the theme of confinement, how it shapes identity, and the nature of escape. The program …

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Hola Bloomington – May 22, 2015

Hola Bloomington hosts Israel Herrera, Juan Pablo Soto and Hannah Kasak-Gliboff host a special segment of “Un cafecito con…” with the real Latino students, now adults, that in 2004 beat MIT in The National Robotics Competition. This inspirational Latino story inspired the worldwide blockbuster film “Spare Parts.” Los locutores de Hola Bloomington Israel Herrera, Juan Pablo Soto y Hannah Kasak-Gliboff …

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bloomingOUT – May 21, 2015

Tonight, hosts Jeff Jewel and Jeff Poling interview Spencer PRIDE’s secretary and director, Judi Epp. Our hosts also interview bloomingOUT intern Megan McCullough about her segment, “Lost in the Initialism”. The music tonight was “I Can Change” by Brandon Flowers. BloomingOUT would like to thank Judi Epp for her time. Credits Hosts Jeff Jewel, Jeff Poling Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer …

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Voices in the Street – A Safe and Civil City? How We View Bloomington After The Death of Hannah Wilson

On the morning of April 24th, the body of Hannah Wilson was found in Brown County near Lake Lemon.  Also found near her body was the cell phone of Daniel Messel, who had been previously arrested several times for violence against women.  Blood and hair was found in his car and he will go on trial for the murder of …

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“We Didn’t Ask” – A Secretive History in Vietnam

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Everyone has a story to tell. And as loved ones grow older, those stories become more and more precious to their family members. But what do you do when they have stories that they don’t want to tell? Indiana University student David Crosman brings us the story of his Grand Uncle, Louis Adams, and his secretive involvement in the Vietnam …

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Bloomington City Council Borrows $48 Million Dollars for TIF District

The Bloomington City Council voted last night to borrow up to forty-eight million dollars for the city’s Redevelopment District, also known as the downtown TIF district. The bond funds are to be used to finance infrastructure work in the district. Mayor Mark Kruzan lobbied for the measure at the May 13th meeting of the council. Kruzan spoke again last night. …

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