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BIO – June 19th, 2017

On today’s episode of Bring It On, Dr. Amrita Myers and Jim Sims speak to Beth Applegate, president of Applegate Consulting Group, and Jennifer Brooks, along with resident anchor William Hosea to discuss Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ), an initiative dedicated to building accountability with people of color doing exceptional work dealing with racial justice in Bloomington and Monroe …

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Kite Line- June 16, 2017: Memories of Boo

This week, we return to the story of Clinton “Boo” Gilkie, who died one year ago- on June 7, 2016- in the Monroe County Jail.  We discussed the circumstances of his death in our episode 2 weeks ago, and recommend that you to listen this episode of Kite Line for more context. Our interview today is with TJ, who was …

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Hola Bloomington – June 16, 2017

Locutoras Minerva Sosa, Norma Reeve, Melanie Oben, y Maida Morales presentan el programa ‘De Mujer a Mujer en la Vida Real’ y discuten sobre el estres. Hosts Minerva Sosa, Norma Reeve, Melanie Oben and Maida Morales present ‘De Mujer a Mujer en la Vida Real’. Today’s topic: Stress.

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Mayor’s Task Force Officially Recommends More Police, Other Changes Downtown

A task force today recommended the City of Bloomington hire more police, increase patrols, develop a new jobs program and take other steps aimed at addressing “downtown safety and civility issues.” Mayor John Hamilton’s Safety, Civility and Justice Task Force officially presented their report at City Hall. Other suggestions include more enforcement of panhandling laws, installation of a public restroom …

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bloomingOUT – Jessie Grubb – June 15, 2017

Join producer Ryne Shadday and anchors Colin Shassberger and Jeff Poling as they interview the new board engineer Jessie Grubb. They discuss growing up in Bloomington, being accepted as LGBT, and what the future holds for Jessie. The news segment covers issues of being “out” in sports, recent LGBT statistics and upcoming local events. Music from this show includes “Til …

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Voices in the Street: “Do you think the stepped up police presence in peoples park was a good move?”

Recently, the Bloomington Police Department increased their presence in peoples park. The move came in response to complaints about aggressive panhandling and criminal activity. Voices in the street has asked your friends and neighbors whether you think that increased police presence downtown is a good thing?

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Pete Buttigieg

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has gained national attention for reviving his once-dying city and for his spirited run for Democratic National Committee chair this past winter. Major publications and television news programs have speculated on his chances to become a valid candidate for his party’s nomination for president in 2020. In the midst of a cross state tour this …

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Daily Local News – June 15, 2017

A task force recommends the city of Bloomington hire more police, increase patrols, develop a new jobs program and take other steps aimed at addressing “downtown safety and civility issues”; The Bloomington City Council awards more than 285 thousand dollars in Jack Hopkins Social Service Funds to 22 Bloomington social service agencies; The City of Bloomington put two adjacent vacant …

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Eco Feature – Willy Perez On Ecotourism in Ecuador

Eco Report correspondent Bob Kissel visited Ecuador earlier this year for a two-week bird-watching tour. Kissel interviewed the guide leading his tour, Willy Perez, about biodiversity in Ecuador, the country’s approaches to conservation, how Perez became involved with ecotourism. This is the first part of Kissel’s interview. The second part will air later this summer on Eco Report.

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Eco Report – June 15, 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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