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Daily Local News – December 7, 2015

The group Hoosiers for Syrian Refugees marched down Kirkwood Avenue on Saturday to promote inclusiveness and to protest Governor Mike Pence’s stance against allowing Syrian refugees to relocate to Indiana; The Monroe County government has lost another tax court battle with CVS; Ellettsville Planning Commission approves the subdivision of a 32-acre piece of land to allow for the construction of …

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Books Unbound – Bad Girls Like Nice Shoes: Fairy Tales and Ballerinas for Nutcracker season

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Contemporary women poets reimagine fairy tales and the cultural icon of the ballerina—especially of the black swan school—along with two unsettling stories from Hans Christian Andersen, “The Red Shoes” (read by Renee Reed) and “The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf” (Jack Hanek). Berklea Going reads three poems: “Obedience, or The Lying Tale” by Jennifer Chang, from her debut collection …

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Hola Bloomington – December 4, 2015

Locutora de HOLA Bloomington, Araceli Gomez-Aldana entrevista a Lillian Casillas y Stefanie Huezo, las dos hablan sobre su evento La Parranda Navideña. Además, se habla sobre una grupo de mujeres que se encuentran en centre de detención en Hutton Texas. Hablamos sobre sus condiciones, la huelga de hambre que iniciaron y se leen unas cartas que las mujeres escribieron. También, …

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bloomingOUT – Robert Ping-Slater – December 3, 2015

Join hosts Jeff Poling and Olivia Davidson as they chat with Quarryland Men’s Chorus President and chorus member Robert Ping-Slater about the group’s upcoming holiday concert. Plus, music from Quarryland Men’s Chorus, a new episode of “Open Doors,” and our event calendar. Hosts – Jeff Poling, Olivia Davidson Executive Producer – Joe Crawford Producer – Olivia Davidson Board Engineers – …

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What’s in the Water: Erin Brockovich Questions the Bloomington Utilities Department

The safety of the local water supply has been called into question in recent weeks. WFHB News Director Joe Crawford has more on that story for today’s WFHB Community report. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Bloomington Utilities Department has been getting plenty of calls lately from residents wondering about what’s in the water. For one thing, the Department issued a report in October …

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Solar Project for City Hall Proposal is Approved

A solar project for City Hall two years in the making is becoming more of a reality, after the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission last week approved the project’s proposal. Jacqui Bauer is the city’s sustainability coordinator. She says installing the solar panels would be a part of a larger project: replacing City Hall’s 20 year old roof. “The amount of money …

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Daily Local News – December 3, 2015

A solar project for City Hall two years in the making is becoming more of a reality, after the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission last week approved the project’s proposal. FEATURE The safety of the local water supply has been called into question in recent weeks. FEATURE Jean Anouilh adopted Sophocle’s Antigone in 1944 turning the Creon into a kind of Chief …

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Arts Interchange – Jean Anouilh’s Antigone

Ashley Dillard is Antigone

This Arts Interchange is about Jean Anouilh’s 1944 Antigone, inspired by the Sophocles play of the same name, which the IU Theater Department is performing beginning Friday December 4th. The program is in two parts. Part One is an interview with the play’s director Katie Horwitz and Part Two is an interview with the two leads, Ashley Dillard, who plays …

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EcoReport – December 3, 2015

WFHB Fund Drive is under way! EcoReport 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 …

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New Election Fund Established To Balance Annual Costs

Last week the County Commissioners authorized the establishment of a new election fund. The Monroe County Election and Voter Registration Fund is authorized by recently passed state legislation and was recommended by the County Council. County Attorney, Jeff Cockerill, noted that the purpose of the fund is to spread annual election costs over the election cycle. The plan is to …

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