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Hola Bloomington – March 24, 2017

Un cafecito con…Host Israel Herrera interviews our special guests about the 7th annual Spanish and Portuguese Song Festival. Un Cafecito con…Locutor Israel Herrera entrevista a invitadas especiales y nos hablan del festival de espanol y portugues.

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bloomingOUT – Current Events Roundtable – March 23, 2017

Tonight on bloomingOUT, join anchors Colin, Grace, and JP as they host a Current Events Roundtable with bloomingOUT producer, Ryne Shadday. Our roundtable discussion will cover many current notable events that have been in the news lately, such as Kentucky’s recent passing of a ‘religious freedom’ bill, the backlash over YouTube restrictions of LGBTQ content, and other current LGBTQ+ headline …

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Voices in the Street: “Do you think the government should fund the arts and humanities?”

Last week the Trump administration released a preliminary budget proposal for 2018. The proposal covers discretionary spending and thus spending on the arts and humanities. The proposed budget calls for eliminating future federal support for the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Voices in the Street has posed the …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Middle Coast Film Festival

With the April 15th deadline for submissions fast approaching, this year’s fourth Middle Coast Film Festival is taking shape. Launched in 2014 by founders Jess Levandoski and Chelsea Sanders, the Fest brings independent movies from around the world to Bloomington and it shows the world what Bloomington filmmakers can do. Programmer Jess Levandoski and business manager Jess Reed talk about …

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Daily Local News – March 23, 2017

The Bloomington City Council approved a new sanitation automation plan; Local veterans expressed mixed opinions about their government-funded health care at the Monroe County courthouse; The 2017 College Readiness Report says nearly one-fifth of recent Indiana high school graduates are not academically prepared to take college courses, specifically in the subject of math; The most recent Census Bureau report shows …

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Coming Up On Interchange – Cuba in Africa

Cuba in Africa We’re joined by Piero Gleijeses whose book, Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976, “bluntly contradicts the Congressional testimony of the era and the memoirs of Henry A. Kissinger.” The work sheds new light on U.S. foreign policy and CIA covert operations and revolutionizes our view of Cuba’s international role, challenges conventional U.S. beliefs about the influence …

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Daily Local News – March 22, 2017

The city of Bloomington has discovered contaminants on land that is slated for an affordable housing development. The Bloomington Animal Shelter will be getting a million dollar facelift this year. The owners of Hopscotch Coffee have reportedly purchased Rainbow Bakery and plan to open a new location On Madison Street. Full time enrollment has reached an all-time high at IU …

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Behind the Bagpipes

Many Indiana University students and staff have taken note of a character often referred to simply as the Bagpipe Guy. But few know why he stands, day after day, playing his bagpipes in Dunn Meadow. So reporter Victoria Ziege tracked him down to find out. In the process, she found there was a great deal more to the strange man playing the bagpipes on IU’s campus. …

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IU at Enrollment Capacity

Full time enrollment has reached an all-time high at IU Bloomington. With the large numbers of students coming in, dorms are at capacity and sometimes overflowing. Jade Shoppell reports on the University’s enrollment issue.

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Activate! – Banneker Community Center: Jennifer Perry

In this week’s Activate! Jennifer Perry highlights her work caring for children at the Banneker Community Center which provides essential services for families. Family Events at Banneker Center School Bigs Program Volleyball Referee

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