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Bring It On! – September 19, 2016

Clarence Boone and Leila Randle hear about the newly launched Progressive Thought Matters organization from leader Robin Winston.  The organization is committed to educating the public, increasing public participation by under-represented groups, and promoting progressive public policy.  Robin Winston is a longtime political strategist and business leader, becoming the first African-American to chair a major political party in Indiana. PART …

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MCCSC District 4 Candidates on Preparing Kids for Success

This fall, voters are being asked to decide three contested races for Monroe County School Board seats. Sue Wanzer is facing competitor Jim Billingsly for her District 2 seat, Lois Sabo-Skelton is defending her seat against candidate Martin Spechler, and in District 4, candidates Cathy Fuentes-Rohwer and Jim Shackelford are competing for the seat being vacated by David Sabbagh. Assistant …

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Daily Local News – September 19, 2016

Bloomington police have changed their minds about the connection between several recent break-ins, one of which involved a rape; A live alligator was found today on Interstate 465 in Indianapolis. Indiana State Troopers responded to reports of a two foot long alligator on the shoulder; New data from the Census Bureau shows Indiana continuing to recover from the recession, but …

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Activate! – CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates): Jim Shelton

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In this week’s segment of Activate! CASA volunteer and board member, Jim Shelton, explains the crucial void filled by CASA volunteers in an overtaxed foster care system.  The Department of Child Services is struggling to keep up as  more families are impacted by the opioid crisis. CASA volunteers fill an important void in case management of children in foster care. Volunteers …

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Kite Line – September 16, 2016: National Prison Strike Updates

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This week on Kite Line, we follow up on what’s happening nationally and internationally in regards to actions for the National Prison strike, both on the inside and outside. We talk to a supporter of Kara Wild, a US trans woman who is currently being held indefinitely in a French jail. We report on call-in requests from various prisoners who …

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Hola Bloomington – September 16, 2016

En el programa de hoy Israel Herrera y Ricardo Bello entrevistan dos artistas que van a tocar para el Lotus Festival este ano, Palenke Soultribe de Colombia y Adonis de Cuba. Palenke nos habla sobre el significado de su grupo y como empezaron a experimentar con su musica. Nos habla sobre su concierto en Europa y la musica que van …

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Eco Report – September 15, 2016

EcoReport 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 eco-related …

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Interchange – Let’s Get It On…with Amy Rose Spiegel

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Amy Rose Spiegel joins us to talk about talking about sex, Helen Gurley Brown, and her favorite episode of The Golden Girls. Marvin Gaye writes in the liner notes to his 1973 classic Let’s Get It On: I can’t see anything wrong with sex between consenting anybodies. I think we make far too much of it. After all, one’s genitals …

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bloomingOUT – Shane Windmeyer – September 15, 2016

On tonight’s episode, join anchors JP and Ryne as they welcome Executive Director of Campus Pride, Shane Windmeyer, to the show. Campus Pride is a nonprofit organization that helps collegiate campuses around the country create safer environments for LGBTQ+ students, and spread awareness about discrimination in the college environment. More information can be found on the Campus Pride website: campuspride.org. …

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Kite Line – September 9, 2016: The National Prison Strike

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In this episode, we focus on the September 9th National Prison Strike. We hear the Free Alabama Movement’s initial call for the strike, learn a bit about prison labor and Whole Foods, get an update on Siddique Hasan’s ongoing hunger strike, and talk with people involved in organizing against a proposed prison in Letcher County, Kentucky.

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