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Seven Oaks Lawsuit Challenges Charter Schools’ Constiutionality

In April, the Indiana Coalition for Public Education filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Indiana, over the recognition of an educational charter for Seven Oaks Classical School. The lawsuit claims the charter, which was issued by an Evangelical college in northern Indiana, violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. In today’s feature report, WFHB News Director Wes …

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Interchange – Honey From a Weed: The Life of Patience Gray

As we’re in the midst of a holiday season that can so often feel like merely a smattering of one-off charitable acts and token expressions of fellow-feeling paired with culturally enforced gluttony, it seemed appropriate to turn to a different kind of life, one which defines fasting and feasting in much different terms. As the sweet gives to salt it’s …

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Monroe County Health Department to Renew Needle Exchange Program

The Monroe County Health Department is looking to continue operating its needle exchange program. County Health Department Director Penny Caudill says the program is up for re-approval by the Monroe County Commissioners tomorrow. Caudill says the first step in continuing the county’s nearly two-year old program is to ask Commissioners Julie Thomas, Amanda Barge, and Patrick Stoffers to allow the …

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Daily Local News – December 5, 2017

The Monroe County Health Department is looking to continue operating its needle exchange program; We’re a scant week and a half away from the December 15 deadline to register for health insurance through the national Health Insurance Marketplace; Bloomington Parks Director Paula McDevitt says her department will increase spending to market parks programs in 2018; The Indiana University Panhellenic Council …

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Activate! – Community Kitchen of Monroe County: Keith Bobay

Rebroadcast date: 12/11/2017 Original air date: 02/20/2017 Keith Bobay serves the Community Kitchen and many other organizations in countless capacities. Keith is committed to the betterment of Bloomington; his own individual contributions of time and talent have had measurable impacts. In 2016 alone, he helped to feed almost 3000 individuals. He has dedicated over 700 hours to Community Kitchen alone, and …

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Bring It On! – December 04, 2017

In tonight’s episode of “Bring It On!” hosts Roberta Radovich and William Hosea interview  Dr. Audrey McCluskey. Dr. McCluskey is an IU emeritus faculty member, past Director of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center and past Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of African American & African Diaspora Studies. Dr.McCluskey shares her  scholarly insight into the emergence of the “Colored …

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Business Coalition Opposes New Tax Bill

A small business coalition is running attack ads against Sen. Todd Young for his support of the Senate tax bill. Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform has reportedly spent over six-figures on television commercials in Indiana. The group has spent more than $1 million on similar ads targeting Republican lawmakers in Tennessee, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, and Arizona. The group is now urging …

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Senate Republicans Pass Tax Bill Along Party Lines

U.S. Senate Republicans advanced their proposed tax bill over the weekend. Votes largely came down along party lines, with Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker being the only Republican to vote against the bill. On Saturday, 51 Republicans voted to pass the bill, and 48 Democrats voted against it. Reflecting the partisan atmosphere in Washington, Republican Indiana Sen. Todd Young voted in …

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Daily Local News – December 4, 2017

US Senate Republicans passed their tax bill over the weekend; Businesses for Responsible Tax Reform is running attack ads against Sen. Todd Young for his support of the tax bill; Indiana’s largest environmental gathering, Greening the Statehouse, drew crowds at the Hendrix County Fairgrounds Saturday; Indiana University School of Public Health Professor Debby Herbenick hosts the 22nd edition of the …

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HOLA Bloomington – December 1, 2017

Locutores Minerva Sosa y Jorge Gaitan, entrevistan a Lillian Casillas Directora de la Casa. Tambien entrevistan a estudiantes de IU, Alejandra Martinez, Paloma Orosco, Cassandra Pulido, sobre Luis Davila Latinx Theamtic Floor. Nos cuentan sobre sus experencias viviendo ahi. Ademas, entrevistan a Gabriela Coolidge, nos cuentan sobre el trabajo voluntariado y las oportunidades que ahi en Bloomington. Host, Minerva sossa …

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