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Local Groups Demonstrate to Coincide with International Migrant Strike

Local groups are organizing a rally and march this evening in Bloomington in solidarity with an international migrant strike. The main rally begins at 6:30 on the Courthouse square. It has been advertised as a call for permanent protection, dignity, and respect for all immigrants in the United States. The event is in solidarity with the organization, Movimiento Cosecha, which …

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Hola Bloomington – April 28, 2017

Locutora Stephanie Huezo, entrevista a Pilar Gonzalez de Pili’s Taco Party. Host Stephanie Huezo, interviews Pilar Gonzalez from Pili’s Taco Party.

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Hola Bloomington – April 28, 2017

Locutora, Stephanie Huezo entrevista a Pilar Gonzalez sobre su camion de comida Mexicana. Pili’s Party Truck. Speaker, Stephanie Huezo, interviews Pilar Gonzalez about her Mexican food truck. Pili’s Party Truck.

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Hola Bloomington – April 28, 2017

Locutora Stephanie Huezo entrevista a Pilar Gonzales sobre su camion de comida mexicana, Pili’s Taco Party. Host Stephanie Huezo interviews Pilar Gonzalez about her Mexican food truck, Pili’s Taco Party.

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Voices in the Street: “Should job applicants have to answer questions about their criminal background?”

Gov. Eric Holcomb issued an executive order barring the state’s executive office from including on job applications questions concerning an applicant’s criminal background. Voices in the street has asked your friends and neighbors: Is it a good idea if employers are barred from conducting a criminal background check on job applicants?

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Stephanie Solomon

Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard has been helping feed hungry people in Bloomington for nearly two decades. One in five people in Monroe County is food insecure, meaning they may not know where their next meal is coming from. Stephanie Solomon is the director of outreach and education for the food pantry. She helps clients learn to make nutritious, inexpensive meals and …

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Daily Local News – April 27, 2017

Hoosiers are coming together this Saturday to participate in a march for jobs, climate justice and clean energy; A task force assembled by Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton is recommending more police officers patrol the downtown area; U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly and Todd Young met this week with officers and leadership from law enforcement agencies across Central Indiana to discuss a …

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Daily Local News – April 26, 2017

Indiana governor Eric Holcomb vetoed a bill that would have increased costs for members of the public seeking to access government records. The Monroe County Community School Corporation has approved an increase in meal prices for the 2017-2018 school year. The Indiana State Police are once again partnering with the Indiana Drug Abuse Task force to collect expired, unused and …

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Ban the Box – Governor Holcomb Supports State but not Local efforts for Job Applicants

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced he has plans for the state of Indiana to change the way it screens the criminal histories of job applicants. WFHB News Director Joe Crawford spoke with a policy analyst at an organization that advocates for what is known as ban the box legislation.

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Breaking Free from Prejudice – How values change in a University Setting

As part of an assignment in a journalism class at the IU Media School, Greg Gottfried examined his relationship with his high school friends and his anxieties about leaving Bloomington and the diversity found in a University town. This story is courtesy of a partnership between WFHB and a journalism class at the IU Media School taught by Amy Gastelum

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