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Standing Room Only: Deep Dialogue Part 1

On September 7, the Deep Dialogue project opened in the Indiana Memorial Union with a panel discussion about race, history, community and healing in contemporary literature. The project is sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington and Indiana University’s Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs, with funding from the Indiana Humanities with support from the …

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Daily Local News, September 13, 2017

Illinois-based plastics company, Phoenix Closures Incorporated is poised to take over the former Otis Elevator property on South Curry Pike in Bloomington. The City of Bloomington Utilities Department will be replacing the city’s water delivery pipes over several years. Monroe County businesses may be subjected to audits for personal property under a new contract adopted by County Commissioners. FEATURE: The …

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Sycamore Land Trust’s Mission: Accrediting Acreage

The Sycamore Land Trust has expanded its conservation efforts across South Central Indiana since its inception nearly thirty years ago. Now, as the Land Trust is adding another employee, WFHB Correspondent Alex Davis speaks with Sycamore Land Trust Communications Director Abby Hankel, about the extent of the Trust’s work in conservation, and the challenges they face.

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Better Beware – Equifax Data Breach Leaves You at Risk

Last week Equifax announced that 143 million people have had all their personal data stolen, and this almost certainly includes YOU! Your identity is at risk from now on.

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Activate! – IU Health Alzheimer’s Resource Services: Wendy Rubin

Air date: 09/18/2017 Wendy Rubin volunteers with the Alzheimer’s Resource Service’s Service and Support Group, providing support to participants and their family caregivers. Wendy also co-chairs the local Walk to End Alzheimer’s Committee and advocates for it tirelessly. Personal experience supporting her late husband as he lived with Alzheimer’s allows Wendy to relate to others with compassion, insight, and wisdom. …

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Interchange – Women and Children First: The Dialectic of Sex

Our topic today is Shulamith Firestone’s radical feminist book The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution, published in 1970. But first a brief note on the death of Kate Millett, last Wednesday, September 6th. Listeners of Interchange will know we discussed Millett’s own radical feminist book, Sexual Politics, back in May with Maggie Doherty. Doherty wrote an obituary …

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Monroe County Council Begins 2018 Budget Requests

The Monroe County Council began its review of 2018 budget requests last week in the first of six budget hearings scheduled for September. How the county will spend its public safety tax dollars featured prominently in the council’s September 5th work session. Giving a budget overview, council member Geoff McKim said overall funding requests exceeded expected revenues. McKim said the …

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Inside the New Office for Sexual Violence Prevention and Victim Advocacy on IU Campus

Slightly fewer than one out of every five women at Indiana University Bloomington have reported being sexually assaulted. The new Office for Sexual Violence Prevention and Victim Advocacy is an Indiana University campus resource that aims to educate students about what constitutes sexual assault, and to provide resources for victims. While the center itself is new, Senior Director Leslie Fasone …

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Daily Local News – September 12, 2017

Yesterday, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb authorized the deployment of an Indiana Department of Homeland Security team to Florida, in response to Hurricane Irma; The remnants of Hurricane Irma are making their way across southern Indiana, northern Kentucky, and the Cincinnati area today and tomorrow; The Monroe County Council began its review of 2018 budget requests last week in the first …

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Bring It On! – September 11, 2017

Hosts William Hosea and Cornelius Wright talk with Honorable Lonnie Randolph, Minority Whip, representing Indiana’s Senate District 2.  Topics include public policies that will address the primary concerns of minority citizens in Indiana., such as, reducing crime, gun violence and domestic violence within our communities: and targeting assistance to address the needs of families struggling to obtain basic necessities such …

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