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Interchange – Racist Revolutionaries: The Alt-Right Uprising?

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Our opening song for this program, “Racist Revolutionaries,” is a counter-statement: “Money Jungle” from three greats of Jazz, Duke Ellington, Max Roach, Charles Mingus. As has come to be “SOP” here, we like to choose music illustrative of our program; sometimes this comes from a sideways angle, but it’s usually fairly direct that the music reflects the content. For this …

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Bring It On! – May 16, 2015

William Hosea and Amrita Myers have guest Robin Winston tonight. Mr. Winston was the first African-American to chair a major political party in Indiana. In 2012 he was elected as a member of the Presidential Electoral College. Listen to the insights provided by an accomplished business leader, strategist and political analyst on the upcoming Presidential election. PART ONE William Hosea …

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Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America : Rachel Guglielmo


Local mom and activist Rachel Guglielmo discusses her work with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, an organization originally founded by fellow Hoosier Shannon Watts. There are chapters of Moms in 50 states, and Rachel is active in the local, Bloomington chapter. Listen to Rachel’s empowering experience committing her time and passion for a cause she believes strongly …

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Bloomington Man Indicted After Being Linked to Bank Robberies

A Bloomington man has been indicted in connection to five different bank robberies. According to the Herald Times, Stephen M. Lee, has been indicted for robbing two banks in Columbus, one bank in Terre Haute, and two banks in Bloomington. Lee is accused of robbing both the People’s State Bank on Kirkwood in December and the Regions Bank on West …

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Members of Public Call for Resignation of County Auditor

Members of the public called for the resignation of County Auditor, Steve Saulter, at a meeting of the Monroe County Commissioners on Friday. A recent delay in payments to Monroe County poll workers was the most recent in a string of incidents that prompted the demands. Local accountant Ann Boehm asked the County Commissioners to join her in calling for …

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Monroe County Corrections Plans to Monitor More Low-Level Felons

Monroe County Community Corrections was recently awarded $1.3 million in grant money from the Indiana Department of Corrections. The County’s Chief Probation Officer, Linda Brady, said the additional state funds were to help pay for changes put in place by the state legislature two years ago, when lawmakers did a major re-write of the Indiana Criminal Code. The changes made …

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Daily Local News – May 16, 2016

Members of the public called for the resignation of County Auditor Steve Saulter at a meeting of the Monroe County Commissioners on Friday; The organization, Feeding America, estimates that about one in five children in Monroe County struggles with food insecurity; The Bloomington Parks Foundation has partnered with the city’s parks and recreation department in an effort to replace trees …

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Voices in the Street – “Understanding the Brain Drain: Why IU Grads don’t Stick Around”

With such a renowned university which attracts so much talent both in state, in the nation and internationally, it’s sometimes difficult to understand why students choose to leave—when clearly they have deep love for their alma mater and the city in which it resides. Voices in the Street hit the streets to ask your friends and neighbors why they think …

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“Rock n Roll at 60: Race & Music & Message at the Dawn of the Civil Rights Movement” Presented by Bill Doggett

This morning, Indiana University hosted the first sessions as part of the 50th annual Association for Recorded Sound Collections conference. One of the first presentations centered on the function that rock and roll music performed in the Civil Rights movement beginning in the 1950s. The session was titled Rock n Roll at 60: Race & Music & Message at the …

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Indiana’s Business Web Portal “INBiz” Launches

In a news release from Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson’s office this week, Governor Mike Pence and Secretary Lawson announced the launching of Indiana’s Business Web Portal, or INBiz. The new Web Portal is designed to streamline the steps a business takes when registering with the state as well as filing, reporting and making payments. The first phase of …

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