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WFHB Correspondent Araceli Gomez Speaks with Primary Voters

This year Indiana is a crucial state in the primary elections for president. On the Republican side if Donald Trump wins the state he will need 36 percent of the remaining delegates to secure his place as the republican nominee. On the democratic side, if Hillary Clinton wins all of the Indiana delegates she will need 35 percent of the …

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Daily Local News – May 3, 2016

As of five o’clock this afternoon, thirty-one point four percent of the registered voters in Monroe County had cast ballots in the primary election; Bloomington mayor John Hamilton has announced new steps to move forward with the development of a technology park adjacent to City Hall. FEATURES Hundreds of Ted Cruz supporters, protesters and curious onlookers descended on a shopping …

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Bring It On! – May 2, 2016

Clarence Boone and Bev Calender-Anderson have a discussion on the Miss IU Scholarship Pageant. Do you have what it takes to win? Listen as two African-American winners of the pageant, Nancy Streets Lyons and Justus Coleman, along with pageant director Theresa White confront stereotypes and delve into first person accounts. PART ONE Clarence Boone and Bev Calender-Anderson have a discussion …

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Daily Local News – May 2, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Ted Cruz, is scheduled to be speaking in Bloomington at the Wagon Wheel Market on South Walnut Street; Monroe County received an infusion of a little more than three million dollars last week as the result of a deal made at the Statehouse during the final hours of this year’s legislative session; Indiana University recently announced that …

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Monroe County Organization Assists Runaway Youth

According to the National Runaway Safeline, more than 1 million children and teens run away from home each year in America. The Indiana Department of Education reported in the 2013-14 school year, 16 out of every 1,000 students in Monroe County was homeless. Among the organizations providing services to this population is Stepping Stones, a nonprofit providing transitional housing and …

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Activate! Bloomington Boogies : Craig Brenner

Bloomington Boogies

The Bloomington Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano festival returns to Bloomington for its second run in August of 2016. Listen as festival founder and local musician, Craig Brenner, discusses why this uniquely American music form is worthy of preservation and celebration. Those interested in volunteering can learn more at bloomingtonboogies.com/home. LINKS Bloomington Boogies B-Town Jazz Hoosier Dixieland Band

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Ted Cruz Makes Stop in Bloomington Ahead of Indiana Primaries

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is scheduled to be speaking in Bloomington at the Wagon Wheel Market on South Walnut Street. An event schedule posted at Event Brite dot com indicated the speech would begin at 5:30. The stop comes just one day before Indiana’s primary election, during which Cruz is hoping to upset the Republican frontrunner, Donald Trump. Cruz …

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Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Speaks at IU Auditorium

More than 3,000 people packed the IU Auditorium last night to see Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders give a speech. A line began forming outside the Auditorium early yesterday morning, hours before the doors opened at 5pm. After the building was filled to capacity last night, thousands of people still remained in line, unable to get in. Sanders spoke briefly …

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Voices in the Street – “Celebrating May Day and the Advance of the Rights of Workers in America”

May 1st is right around the corner, and in addition to being May Day, it’s also International Workers’ Day. This day has its origins in the Labor Union Movement so Voices in the Streets hit the streets to ask your friends and neighbors if there’s anything we should do to advance the rights of workers in the U.S.

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The Daily Local News – April 28, 2016

More than 3,000 people packed the IU Auditorium last night to see Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders give a speech; Brown County voters will decide on Tuesday whether property owners should provide support to the Brown County Career Resource Center and the school district’s general fund; This week, the Monroe County Community Corrections Program was awarded an additional grant fund …

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