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Big Talk: Cathi Crabtree On Her Experience at the DNC

Cathi Crabtree spent last week in Philadelphia as one of the Indiana 9th Congressional District delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention. It was her first party convention and she went as a Hillary Clinton delegate. Crabtree, a mechanical engineer for the Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center, is active in the Monroe County Democratic Women’s Caucus and is a volunteer …

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Daily Local News – August 4, 2016

The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District’s Board of Directors meets today to discuss the District’s budget and the fate of the long-debated MRF project; The Brown County Humane Society will hold its annual Barn Sale next weekend; Several members of the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission voiced their opposition to a proposed plan to add more streets to the Certified Tech …

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Interchange – How We Talk About Our Dying: Susan Gubar On Living with Cancer

In 2008 Susan Gubar was diagnosed with stage three ovarian cancer which means that the cancer had metastasized beyond the ovaries into the abdomen or nearby lymph nodes. The statistical prognosis for life expectancy when ovarian cancer is diagnosed in this stage is 3-5 years. In 2012, Gubar became a participant in a Phase One drug trial that she describes …

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Bring It On! – August 1, 2016

Cornelius Wright and William Hosea host Monica Johnson, director of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center at Indiana University. Once called “The House”, the Neal-Marshall BCC is a home away from home. A team of staff members and volunteers work to make a difference. Listen how the staff and center combine to make students truly welcome. PART ONE Cornelius Wright and …

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Voices in the Street – “Another first in U.S. Politics. Hillary Clinton gets the Democratic Presidential Nod.

On Tuesday, the Democratic National Convention made Hillary Clinton the first woman to head a major party Presidential ticket, putting quote, “the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet.” Hillary is a former first lady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State and will take the stage tonight in her official acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention. Voices in the …

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Big Talk: “Juniper: The Girl Who Was Born Too Soon.”

Kelley Benham French and Tom French are journalists, both now teaching at Indiana University’s Media School. Both were award-winning newspaper reporters for the Tampa Bay Times. They met when she was young and he was closer to middle age. Years later, after his first marriage ended, they finally became a couple, married, and tried to have a baby. For years, …

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Daily Local News – July 28, 2016

Despite an expected loss of state funding, Monroe County’s day reporting program for juvenile offenders is positioned to continue operations; The county council also heard about efforts to fully fund a 35-hour-a-week Problem Solving Court Program Director; The race for Indiana’s U.S. Senate seat could become the most expensive general race in Indiana state history, according to political observers; Downtown …

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Better Beware – Contractor Questions

Anybody who needs to hire someone to work around their home or business needs to ask some important questions before agreeing. Here’s how to stay safe and confident.

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Daily Local News – July 27, 2016

Caveat Emptor, the book store that has held a spot on the Bloomington square for 45 years, is not closing after all; The Monroe County Tax Council is holding a work session tonight at 7pm at City Hall to set a process by which townships can apply for a portion of the new public safety tax; Members of the City’s …

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Kickstarting the Bloomington Creative Glass Center

Abby Gitlitz was born and raised in Bloomington. At her high school, she was introduced to stained glass. After years away, she returned home to found the Bloomington Creative Glass Center. Taylor Haggerty has the story.

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