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Kite Line: February 3, 2017- Off Paper

In this episode, we introduce a new topic, going “off-paper.” When prisoners finish their time and re-enter the free world, they confront a whole host of barriers and questions that extend the hold that institutions have on them well past their “on-paper” sentences. To begin, we hear a recently released anarchist prisoner who reflects on his time outside prison and …

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Kite Line: January 27, 2017- Histories of Resistance in Ohio’s prisons

We go to the neighboring state of Ohio this week in order to dig into the history of Midwestern prison resistance. We share more of the story of Siddique Hasan – one of 5 prisoners on death row for their role in the 1994 Lucasville Uprising – as well as his organizing and his case. We also spoke with Dan, …

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Hola Bloomintgon – February 3, 2017

Locutores Minerva Sosa y Raquel Anderson entrevistan a Lillian Casillas sobre la nueva Luis Davila Latinx Comunidad Temática. Ella habla sobre los requisitos que hay para ser parte de esta comunidad. También platican sobre la diversidad entre la comunidad latina y las varias identidades entre la comunidad latina. Hosts Minerva Sosa y Raquel Anderson interview Lillian Casillas about the new …

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Daily Local News – February 2, 2017

Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton responded to President Trump’s recent executive order on immigration in last night’s City Council meeting; The City Council approved a reimbursment agreement with Envisage Technologies for the costs of enlarging its office space in Fountain Square Mall; Local state legislators are split over a bill that could expand syringe exchange programs in Indiana; Starting this week, …

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Big Talk w/ Michael Glab: Sean Buehler

Science has become a controversial topic in today’s political discourse. Sean Buehler, a senior studying public health issues at Indiana University, is helping clear the air about scientific topics ranging from the environment to the mind. He’s the founder of Science on Tap, a monthly, open to the public presentation of issues in the scientific realm at a revolving set …

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Voices in the Street: “What do you think about President Trump’s executive order to ban travel for citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries?”

Last Friday, President Trump issued an executive order that suspends travel for foreign nationals from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Somalia, Libya & Yemen . Entry for visa holders was suspended for three months, all refugee admission for four months and refugee resettlement from Syria was suspended indefinitely. We have gone out into the streets and asked your friends and neighbors …

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Eco Report Feature – Fire Damage at Great Smoky Mountains National Park

In today’s Eco Report feature, correspondent Norm Holy brings us a report about fire damage at Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Holy interviewed Rob Klein, a fire ecologist at the park.

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Eco Report – February 2, 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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Standing Room Only: Bloomington Solidarity Network and Tech Park

On Saturday, January 7, the Bloomington Solidarity Network hosted a public discussion at the Monroe County Public Library to talk about the Bloomington’s planned technology Park. The organization argues that building the park will increase costs of housing in that area. The main speaker at the event was Adam Scouten from the Bloomington Solidarity Network, and multiple community members asked …

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New State Drug Official Talks Treatment, Needle Exchange, Criminalization

Indiana governor Eric Holcomb recently created a new position in state government: the executive director for substance abuse, prevention and enforcement. The position is responsible, in part, for responding to the opioid epidemic that has spread across the state and the country. Holcomb appointed the former CEO of Goodwill Industries Foundation of Central Indiana, Jim McClelland, to fill the role. …

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