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Green Drinks Bloomington: Solar Indiana Renewable Energy Network

Darrell Boggess is a volunteer with the Solar Indiana Renewable Energy Network. He’s also the owner of a solar system that powers his home in Parkridge East. Late last month, Boggess spoke about the state of solar power in Indiana to a group gathered at Upland Brewery. The talk was part of series known as Green Drinks. We bring you …

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Daily Local News – August 9, 2016

The race for Indiana’s vacant Senate seat is attracting large amounts of outside money; Sycamore Land Trust has plans to build a small parking lot leading to a new, 49-acre forest preserve located on East Rush Ridge Road; Indiana Kinsey Institute researcher Justin Garcia didn’t expect the results he got in his study on sexting—the transmission of sexual images and …

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Interchange – Unfounded America: Taking Out the Myth with the Trash

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For “Unfounded America” we’re joined by Nancy Isenberg author of the popular and provocative new book, White Trash: The 400-year Untold Story of Class in America. Laura Miller writes of the book in Salon: Tapping into scores of sources, Isenberg traces the emergence of the white-trash stereotype from its roots in British beliefs that the working class was truly a …

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Interchange – An Extended Conversation with Nancy Isenberg: Unfounded America

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Interchange offers a no-frills, 80-minute conversation with White Trash author Nancy Isenberg–just she and I talking on the telephone. In this extended episode you’ll hear Isenberg’s take on the Broadway sensation Hamilton as well as more about the necessity of education to “unfound” our national myths to create a citizen properly skeptical of political and cultural ideologies. RELATED Unfounded America: …

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Activate! Monroe County Humane Association: Mary Richardson

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Mary Richardson’s found a way to channel her love for animals into service in her community. Listen as Mary details the diverse services and educational opportunities offered by the Monroe County Humane Society and the positive impact on animals and the people who love them. For information on volunteering with the Humane Society, go to http://www.monroehumane.org/volunteer. Information about additional opportunities …

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Bring It On! – August 8, 2016

Liz Mitchell and Cornelius Wright host Angela Nealy, or “Coach AJ”, as she is known to a wide variety of people. Angela involves us in her passion about health, wellness and fitness. Coach AJ offers pragmatic and inspiring ways for each of us to gain better health. The African American Wellness Project indicates a need to empower communities of color …

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Alcoholism Genes Research Study

A recent study by Purdue and Indiana University researchers identified more than 900 genes that are linked to alcoholism. WFHB Assistant News Director Sarah Vaughan spoke with the researchers about the study, and about how genetic disposition and environment relate to addiction.

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Daily Local News – August 8, 2016

Jurors continued to hear testimony today in the trial of Daniel Messel, who was charged with the murder of Hannah Wilson in April of last year; The Indiana Forest Alliance has moved to new offices in Indianapolis; State regulators aren’t saying whether Monroe County’s new public safety tax is effectively dead on arrival; The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District …

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Hola Bloomington – August 5,2016

En nuestro programa de hoy entrevistamos estudiantes de la universidad de Indiana Bloomington sobre sus opiniones de la convención democrática y republicana y como estudiantes se pueden mejor informar sobre la elección. Anunciamos algunos eventos que van ha pasar en la comunidad para mejor educar sobre el proceso de votar y como uno puede ser para registrar para votar. Mari …

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Kite Line: The Debut Episode – August 5, 2016

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This first episode of Kite Line is an introduction to some of the issues we want to cover here on the show. We give updates on prison news, talk about some prison basics with a local professor, an inmate in Ohio and an organizer with Black Lives Matter in Gary, Indiana.

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