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Interchange – Staging the Nation: Douglas Harvey on Performing Empire

Edwin Forrest as Metamora (1890s engraving)

Just a moment of watching the daily activities of our national public life reveals that ‘performance’ is consequential — far beyond the confines of the playhouse. In fact, ritual, performance, and theater foster and embody the myths of our culture, the assumptions we hold — often without even being aware of it — and have done so for longer than …

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Bloomington and Ellettsville: How a Developer’s Lawsuit Reveals Differences In Planning Policies

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Earlier this month, WFHB reported on a lawsuit filed by a developer against the Ellettsville plan commission. Today, correspondent Jerrod Dill brings the in-depth story behind the lawsuit, and what it says about the differences between Bloomington and Ellettsville. The Ellettsville Plan Commission’s full findings of fact in the case concerning is available here.

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Daily Local News – August 30, 2016

A new investigative report from the Indianapolis Star has revealed that the state of Indiana has spent millions of dollars on tax incentives for companies that offshored more jobs than they created; The Indiana State Department of Health reports the infant mortality rate amongst the state’s black population is twice that of the overall state average; City parks officials are …

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Bring It On! – August 29, 2016

William Hosea and Amrita Myers welcome back members of Indiana State Police so we can continue our special dialogue on events regarding police action shootings and retaliatory actions. Joining us are Sergeant Todd Durnil and Captain Ruben Marte. PART ONE William Hosea and Amrita Myers welcome back members of Indiana State Police so we can continue our special dialogue on …

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90% of Syringe Exchange Participants Based in Southern Indiana

Five Indiana counties have established syringe-exchange programs, also known as SEPs, following a change in Indiana law last year. The State Department of Health reports that while Fayette, Madison, and Wayne counties have SEP programs; the vast majority of participants, nearly 90 percent, are in Scott and Monroe Counties. That’s according to a story by Indiana Public Media. Scott County …

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Daily Local News – August 29, 2016

Police arrested a third suspect today in an apparent robbery that ended in the killing of a 26-year-old Bloomington woman; Five Indiana counties have established syringe exchange programs (SEP), following a change in Indiana law last year; A preliminary plan for reconstructing existing roadways and intersections as part of a Sample Road connection project have been submitted by Butler, Fairman …

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Activate! – Big Brothers Big Sisters : Mark Voland

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In this week’s Activate! – Mark Voland discusses the benefits of mentoring with Big Brothers and Big Sisters (BBBS). As Executive Director, Mark knows first-hand the positive impact being a big brother or big sister has on the lives of children, and on the mentors themselves. There are currently 80 kids on the waiting list to be paired with a …

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Third Suspect Arrested in Murder Investigation

Police arrested a third suspect today in an apparent robbery that ended in the killing of a 26-year-old Bloomington woman. This morning, Dennis Webb was taken into custody in Indianapolis, according to a statement from Bloomington Police. Two other suspects, Johnny Moore and Billie Jean Edison, were arrested yesterday. Police have accused the three of attempting to rob 26-year-old Brittany …

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Monroe County Commissoners Seek Reimbursement for Audit

Monroe County Commissioners are seeking reimbursement for $150,000 they spent to hire consulting firm Hartman and Williams in 2014 to audit the offices of the county treasurer and the auditor. The county is filing a claim with the agencies that bonded current county treasurer, Cathy Smith; and former County Auditor, Steve Saulter, for reimbursement of money that the county spent …

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Kite Line – August 26, 2016: Prison Ecology #2

This week, we hear some prison related news, and then return to the theme of Prison Ecology. There is more from the panel at the Fight Toxic Prisons convergence in Washington, DC., Jasmine Heiss from Amnesty International, and former eco-prisoner Eric McDavid.

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