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Daily Local News – September 21, 2017

The Bloomington Solidarity Network cancelled a series of pickets against Parker Real Estate Management due to alleged police interference; The City of Bloomington is working to expand the city’s network of multi-purpose trails; The Bloomington Police Department has warned residents about an increase in the numbers of thefts from vehicles recently; Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Uncle Pen …

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Standing Room Only: Trans in Indiana

On August 26, the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana and Bloomington PRIDE teamed up to hold a panel and discussion about transgender experiences. The conversation was part of a state-wide series from the ACLU about transgender education and advocacy. The event was held at Monroe Public Library.

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Standing Room Only: Green Drinks and Monroe County Democrats’ Club

On June 28, Indiana University environmental science and geological science professor Jeff White spoke about the science and politics of climate change. He called it one of the most challenging dilemmas humans have faced. White was recently appointed director of the university’s Integrated Program in the Environment. White’s presentation was for Green Drinks Bloomington, an organization with monthly events for …

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Eco Report Feature – September 21, 2017

Eco Report’s Norm Holly interviews Jeff Stant, of the Indiana Forest Alliance. Jeff is referring ti John ‘Jack” Seifert, Indiana’s State Forester and Director of the DNR’s Division of Forestry. Discussing bats, northern long-eared bats and obtaining one.

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Eco Report – September 21, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Standing Room Only: Deep Dialogue Part 2

On September 7, the Deep Dialogue project opened in the Indiana Memorial Union with a panel discussion about race, history, community and healing in contemporary literature. The project is sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington and Indiana University’s Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs, with funding from the Indiana Humanities with support from the …

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Daily Local News – September 20, 2017

Richland Bean Blossom Community Schools continue to feel the financial effect of losing students to Seven Oaks Classical School, a charter school now in its second year. The Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s ’Leaf webcam’ is up and running, in preparation for the turn of season. Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard in Bloomington is holding a meeting over the issues of …

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Don Giovanni’s Farewell Performance

It’s the last weekend for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni, considered by many opera critics to be the quintessential opera, and WFHB News Director Wes Martin speaks with Jonathon Bryan and Bruno Roberto Pimentel, who study at the IU Jacob’s School of Music. The two play the titular character, whose misadventures and refusal to change eventually doom him to be …

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Overpayment Scams Underestimated

Overpayment Scams, Underwater Cars, and the latest on Equifax

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Activate! – Pantry 279: Cindy Chavez

Air date: 09/25/2017 Cindy Chavez was inspired by her daughters’ concern for a fellow schoolmate who did not have enough food to get through the weekend. They came to her and suggested that they could be a part of the solution. Her first answer was no. How could she take on this task? But after reconsidering, she decided to honor …

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