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Workshops Bring Activists from Standing Rock to Bloomington

During Friday’s “Inaugurate the Revolution” event in downtown Bloomington, residents packed into the Monroe County Public Library to hear from Native American activists about the ongoing pipeline battle over Standing Rock. Activists from the American Indian Movement and Standing Rock reservation updated residents about the pipeline project and cautioned them over joining protests. In December, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers …

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Daily Local News – January 23, 2017

A weekend of anti-Trump activities kicked off in Bloomington this past Friday, featuring workshops workshops, marches, and a standing-room-only rally at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater; A separate group of anti-Trump protesters took to the streets of Bloomington later on Friday night; Global protests continued this past Saturday, including a women’s rally in Indianapolis that was attended by many local residents. FEATURE …

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Kite Line: January 20, 2016 – Education in Prison

This week’s episode focuses on the importance of education in prison. We speak with Dr. Scarlett Brooks, who has taught English and writing in several inmate education programs . We also hear some reflections from Maureen, who has experience teaching art in Indiana Prisons. Later, we share a letter written by Zolo, a long-time inmate in an Indiana prison.

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Hola Bloomington – January 20, 2017

Locutor Carlos Bakota entrevista dos estudiantes de Indiana University Enrique Lopez y William Palomo y una consejera de la Kelly School of Business Carol Maldonado. Ellos nos platican sobre su experiencia en la universidad, como conocieron la comunidad latina y las iniciativas latinos que han creado para apoyar a estudiantes. También hablan sobre la importancia de educar estudiantes sobre la …

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bloomingOUT – PRIDE Film Festival + Pre-Inaguration Roundtable – January 19, 2017

On tonight’s episode of bloomingOUT, join anchors JP, Colin, and Grace as they are joined by Janae Cummings. Janae is the Vice-Chair and Marketing Director for Bloomington PRIDE, and will talk about next weekend’s 14th annual Bloomington PRIDE Film Festival. The film festival takes place at the Buskirk-Chumley theater; and passes are still available for purchase. The festival begins next …

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Voices in the Street: “What are your thoughts about the inauguration?”

Tomorrow, Donald J. Trump is scheduled to take office as the nation’s 45th president. It seems that no president in recent history has taken office facing a similar amount of criticism. Voices has gone out into the street and asked your fellow citizens about what they think about the upcoming inauguration.

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Jack Dopp

Newspapers are old school and it takes an old school character to get them to your door or your neighborhood store. Jack Dopp has been in the newspaper delivery business since he was a grade schooler in Gary, Indiana, back in the 1950’s. He and his crew have been bringing newspapers from all over the country — and at times …

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Daily Local News – January 19, 2017

Bloomington is about to conduct what officials believe is the city’s first ever community-wide scientific survey; The Indiana House of Representatives has drafted a new bill regarding abortion, and activist organizations have started to resist; The City Council gave its final approval for a four-year collective bargaining agreement between the City of Bloomington and Professional Firefighters Local 586; The extension …

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EcoReport Feature – Climate Change in Yosemite National Park

In today’s EcoReport feature, correspondent Norm Holy speaks with Yosemite National Park public affairs officer Scott Gedamin about the effects that climate change is having on the Park.

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Eco Report – January 19, 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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