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Historically Low Voter Turnout Results Reported for the 2014 General Election

Secretary of State Connie Lawson released the official voter turnout report yesterday for the 2014 general election. Indiana’s turnout was 30 percent overall, but some counties such as Martin, Ohio, Perry, Pike and Spencer had at least a 48 percent turnout rate. Jay County was the only district with a turnout higher than 50 percent. Monroe County was one of …

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Daily Local News (每日地方新闻) Dec 3,2014 – The Monroe County Public Library (Monroe公共图书馆)

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The Monroe County Public Library has been awarded the Indiana Library Federation Programming Award –Monroe公共图书馆已经获得了印第安纳州图书馆联盟编程奖

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Interchange – Understanding the Role of the Local School Board

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School Boards seem to have arisen alongside public schooling in general. In 1826 Massachusetts formally established the system of school committees by requiring each town to elect a separate school committee to have “the general charge and superintendence” of all the public schools of the town. Over time, this model spread to the rest of the nation, insuring that local …

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Monroe County Plan Commission Holds Off Adopting New Rules for Rural Areas

The Monroe County Plan Commission held off on adopting new rules for rural areas at a meeting November 18th. As with previous meetings, the Commission heard complaints about the regulations from the public, mostly from local realtors. The issue was complicated by recent problems with the County’s website. Several speakers said they have not been able to access documents related …

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bloomingOUT – November 27, 2014

In this Thanksgiving special, hear from the LGBTQ+ about what Thanksgiving is like for them and what they’re thankful for. Producer Olivia Davidson Executive Producer Alycin Bektesh Script Director Hayley Bass Correspondents Jeff Jewel, Ryne Shadday

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The Ins and Outs of Money – Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard

We all have to eat—but not all dinners are created equal. Stephanie Solomon of Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard stops by with new ways to think about planning, preparing, and eating nutritious food that’s right for any budget.

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Kathleen Falk Addresses Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment in Bloomington

Kathleen Falk, the Regional Director for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services appointed by the Obama Administration in 2013, serves as the Midwest’s connection to the Affordable Care Act. She stopped through Bloomington today in an event hosted by Nancy Woolery, Health Projects coordinator for the City of Bloomington. Information about the open enrollment period here, in today’s community …

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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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