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New Parking Commission to Create Policy

Last week, the Bloomington City Council passed an ordinance creating a parking commission to develop a comprehensive parking policy for the city. The commission will have nine members. They include two merchants and one member of a nonprofit — each housed within the downtown meter zone — one city council member, and a representative from the Department of Planning and …

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Kite Line: November 4, 2016 – Sekou Kambui

This week, we return to the experiences and stories of Sekou Kambui, who was incarcerated for 47 years in Alabama prisons. He was originally charged due to his commitment to Black liberation and organizing in the deep south. In this interview with James Kilgore, we get a picture of the New Afrikan practices of self-education and jailhouse legal work which …

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AUDIO — WFHB Community Conversation: Race and Privilege, a Backyard Perspective

(Note: the player above plays only the first third of the event. To listen to parts 2 and 3, use the links at the bottom of this post.) From Ferguson to Charlotte, a national dialogue is underway about the status of race and racism in the United States. But how are things here, in Bloomington and other communities in South …

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Hola Bloomington November 4, 2016

Locutor voluntaria Maria Auxiliadora Viloria Verde habla sobre S.O.S. Venezuela en Bloomington, IN. Ella comparta su biografía con nosotros, nos cuenta de donde se creció, cuando y porque se mudo a los estados unidos y que ella he hecho desde llegar a Bloomington, IN en Agosto 2006. También nos platica sobre la ayuda humanitaria para Venezuela y que podemos ser …

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bloomingOUT – Greg Chaffin – November 3, 2016

On tonight’s show, anchors JP and Ryne interview with Greg Chaffin, a guidance councelor from Bloomington High School North. Greg discusses the recent incidents headlines made at the school with the banning of the Confederate flag; as well as the history of the LGBTQ+ student community at Bloomington High School North. Tonight’s episode features music from Brandon Stansell and Pentatonix, …

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Voices in the Street: “with IU growing every year one wonders: Is Bloomington an affordable place to live?”

Longtime residents have certainly seen an increase in apartment complex construction over the last ten years, and many people are curious as to how these new developments affect local rent prices. We have gone out into the streets and asked local residents whether they think Bloomington is still an affordable town to live in.

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Big Talk w/ Michael Glab: Marc Tschida

Arts advocate Marc Tschida makes hand-crafted, wooden jigsaw puzzles featuring photographic images and artwork specific to Bloomington and South Central Indiana. His puzzles have become so popular, he’s now scaling back his job as a theater company administrator to produce them on a full-time basis. You can view his work at press puzzles dot com and they’ll be available in …

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Daily Local News – November 3, 2016

City Council members approved the creation of a new parking commission in their meeting last night; Bloomington residents interested in buying solar panels may soon be able to save money by purchasing through the city government; The Department of Natural Resources’ Division of State Parks recently announced that work will begin this fall at Spring Mill State Park to restore …

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EcoReport Feature – John Blair, of Evansville, IN-Based Non-For-Profit Valley Watch, Discusses Indiana’s Coal Fired Power Plants

In today’s EcoReport feature, Norm Holy interviews John Blair about Indiana’s coal fired power plants. This is the first of a two-part interview. We’ll bring you part two in next week’s show.

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EcoReport – November 3, 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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