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Bring It On – April 4, 2016

Clarence Boone and Cornelius Wright welcome special guest Dr. Iris Rosa, who is a professor in Indiana University Bloomington’s Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies, and the Director of the African American Dance Company for over four decades. Rosa joins Bring It On to discuss the history of the African American Dance Company and their upcoming Spring Concert, …

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Daily Local News – April 4, 2016

Indiana University says it will not redo any of the sexual misconduct hearings performed under the supervision of former Associate Dean of Students, Jason Casares, who resigned after sexual misconduct charges; The Bloomington City Council may soon change the city’s rules related to demolition and demolition delay of historic structures; A  study from the Indiana Business Research Center shows that …

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No Bias Found in Sexual Misconduct Cases Heard by Dismissed Associate Dean of Students

Indiana University says it will not redo any of the sexual misconduct hearings performed under the supervision of Jason Casares, who resigned from the university in February after being publicly accused of sexual misconduct. Casares had been the Director of Student Ethics before he resigned. In a statement released this morning, the university said that former IU law professor Julia …

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Activate! Hoosier Hills Food Bank : The Peske Family

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The Peske Family shares their experiences volunteering as as family at Hoosier Hills Food Bank, which provides over three million pounds of food annually throughout eight Indiana counties. Listen as Amy, Alex, Chrissy and Tom discuss some of what they’ve gained as a family volunteering together, and about the heightened awareness they have about the food scarcity faced by so …

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Late Indiana University Basketball Hall-Of-Famer Finds Friendship in Current Player

The Indiana University basketball Hall of Famer, Archie Dees, who led the 1957 and 1958 Men’s teams to Big Ten championships, passed away earlier today. Dees was the first player to ever win two Big Ten most valuable player awards, and he was inducted into the IU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1983. In recent years, Dees developed a friendship …

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Combine Technology Conference is Coming to Bloomington

The annual Combine technology conference is coming to Bloomington next week. The event explores both the creative and business sides of technology. It features workshops, speakers, and networking events. We spoke to co-organizer Mike Trotzke about his hopes for this year’s conference. “The main goal is to bring together creative designers, developers, investors and sort of community leaders and put …

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Construction Begins Tomorrow on an 8-foot Wide Side Path on West Bloomfield Road

Work is scheduled to begin tomorrow on the construction of an 8-foot wide side path on West Bloomfield Road, beginning slightly west of Landmark Avenue and extending to Basswood Drive. The I-69 project will extend the path further to Liberty Drive. Bloomington’s Public Works Director, Adam Wason, told the Board of Public Works that the side path will provide great …

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Bloomington Historic Preservation Commission Calls Meeting to Decide the Fate of the Chocolate Moose

The Bloomington Historic Preservation Commission has just begun a meeting in which they’re scheduled to decide the fate of the Chocolate Moose ice cream stand. The business has been on South Walnut Street since the 1950s. The owner of the property, Doran May, wants to sell it to Pavilion Properties, which would demolish the restaurant to make room for a …

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Voices in the Street – New Restrictions on Abortion. What does Bloomington Think?

Last Thursday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed a bill prohibiting women from having an abortion because the child will be born with a disability. Governor Pence has called House Enrolled Act 1337 a “comprehensive pro-life measure.” Indiana is already home to some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation, so Voices in the Street asked your friends and …

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Daily Local News – March 31, 2016

The Bloomington Historic Preservation Commission has just begun a meeting in which they’re scheduled to decide the fate of the Chocolate Moose ice cream stand; Work is scheduled to begin tomorrow on the construction of an 8-foot wide side path on West Bloomfield Road, beginning slightly west of Landmark Avenue and extending to Basswood Drive; Bloomington Transit has received an …

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