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Activate! – Opportunity House

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Opportunity House is a non-profit resale shop operated by the Monroe County United Ministries (MCUM). Profits from Ops House funds full-time, year round affordable childcare services for kids between the ages of two and six and thus serves a critical need for high quality childcare for low income people in our community. While many volunteers are part of the MCUM …

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Bring It On! – October 3, 2016

Clarence Boone and Leila Randle speak with Nyama McCarthy-Brown, Selene Carter, and Dr. Stephanie Power-Carter about their collaborative project entitled, “Embodied Conversations: Dancing Difficult Dialogues.” As body based artists their texts are our bodies and how we stage and engage ourselves to first dismantle racism as an essential part to the process of undoing racism. PART ONE Clarence Boone and …

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Daily Local News – October 3, 2016

Governor Mike Pence’s administration cannot legally prevent the settlement of Syrian refugees in Indiana; Lawrence County has officially declared a public health emergency related to Hepatitis C; Last week the Monroe County Commissioners accepted more than $15,000 in grant funding for the county’s Futures Family Planning Clinic; County Health Administrator Caudill said the Health Department has received $3,000 from the …

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Hola Bloomington – September 30, 2016

Israel Herrera entrevista a Serafin Coronel Molina y  Micheal Montesano los organizadores del Latino americano serie de películas indegenious. Nos cuentan porque querían planear esta seria y que tuvieron que hacer para realizar este evento. También entrevistan a Mario Crespo, en Venezuela, el productor de “Dauna. Lo que lleva el río” y ha Marvin Coroy uno de los actores en la …

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Kite Line – September 30, 2016: Women, Health and Prison, Part One

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This week is our introduction to the topic of women, health, and prison. We speak with some prisoners about their experiences with mental health in prison, and hear additional commentary from outside sources, hoping to lay the groundwork for future episodes about the subject.

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bloomingOUT – From the Archives : Post-Convention Roundtable – September 29, 2016

The bloomingOUT crew takes a week break from the live program, but hopes you enjoy this re-airing of a post-Democratic and Republican National Convention roundtable discussion between anchors Janae Cummings and Jeff Poling, bloomingOUT producer, Ryne Shadday; and special contributor, Brandon Gage. When this episode was aired, both party conventions had concluded, and the respective presidential nominees had been named (Donald Trump …

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Voices in the Street: “Syrian Refugees, settling those fleeing their homeland.”

For more than five years war has raged on in Syria, forcing millions of Syrians to flee. Of the five million who have left, only a few thousand have made their way to the united states and even fewer to Indiana. The Bloomington Refugee Support Network is preparing to help settle Syrian refugees in March of 2017. Some have protested …

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Big Talk w/ Michael Glab: David Brenneman

David Brenneman came to Bloomington from the High Museum of Art in Atlanta where he spent two decades rising through the ranks to become that institution’s director of collections and exhibitions. He was named director of Indiana University’s Eskenazi Art Museum in the summer of 2015. Born and raised in Vienna, Austria, he has worked with top administrators from the …

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Daily Local News – September 29, 2016

The Bloomington City Council voiced initial approval for the City’s revised 2017 budget in its meeting last night; Bloomington Police say they made five drug-related arrests today in Seminary Park; The City of Bloomington further clarified its residential sign ordinance this week; Concerns about short-term rentals in Bloomington prompted a review by City officials, who have drafted proposed regulations to …

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EcoFeature – Local Organization ReInvest IU Holds Climate March on Indiana University Campus

The organization, ReInvest IU, held a climate march last week on the Indiana University campus to advocate for the university’s divestment from stocks in fossil fuel related businesses. Marchers and speakers voiced concern not only about IU’s investments, but also about the fate of current and future generations enduring climate change. In today’s EcoReport feature, we bring you a selection …

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