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bloomingOUT – John Serpentelli – August 3, 2017

BloomingOUT anchors Jeff Poling and Colin Shassberger welcome animator John Serpentelli to the show. John created the series Came Out/Kicked Out, which voices the stories of homeless transgender youth. He started making documentary animation in 1992 to help give a voice to under-served populations. John has worked with kids with Asperger’s Syndrome, blind kids, and kids with special needs. John …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Liz Watson

With the 2018 mid-term election 15 months away, five hopefuls already have declared their candidacy for Indiana’s Ninth District seat in Congress. Four of those candidates are Democrats, hoping to wrest the seat from first-term Republican Trey Hollingsworth. The four will jostle for the Democratic nomination during the May Primary, before going on to face the incumbent Republican in November. …

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Daily Local News – August 3, 2017

IN-DOT announces the closure of two roads around highway 37 in preparation of Interstate 69; The Monroe County Parks and Recreation Board is exploring the possibility of repurposing a building for use as a MRF (Materials Recovery Facility); The Nashville Town Council will host a public hearing next week to discuss the proposed annexation of forest land owned by Big …

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Eco Report Feature – August 3, 2017

Correspondent Norm Holy speaks with Sherry Mitchell Breuker, founder of the citizen action group Friends of Lake Monroe, about environmental issues impacting lake water quality.

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ECO REPORT – AUGUST 3, 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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Daily Local News – August 2, 2017

White-tailed deer at the Griffy Lake Nature Preserve are close to destroying the preserve to the point it may never recover. With a new school year on the horizon and international students from all over the world pouring into IU’s Bloomington campus, scammers are on the lookout to trick naive international students into turning over money and personal information. An …

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Standing Room Only: The Specter of Downward Mobility

From May 31 to June 3, the Working Class Studies Association held their annual conference at Indiana University. Each day, there were several rounds of panels and speakers. On June 3, one of the panels focused on downward mobility and the people it most affects. Panelists included Carolyn Barnes of Duke University, Allison Hurst of Oregon State University, Betsy Leondar-Wright …

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A Conversation With Indiana Recovery Alliance’s Chris Abert

WFHB News Director Wes Martin speaks with Indiana Recovery Alliance Director Chris Abert, the director of the Indiana Recovery Alliance, about the current state of addiction services in Monroe County. The non-profit works in Monroe County to provide clean needles and what Abert calls ‘harm reduction’ to the area’s addicted and homeless. Full audio available below.

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Activate! – B’Town Jazz: Fred Parker

Air date: 08/07/2017 Fred Parker’s commitment to the solid presence of jazz music in the Bloomington community is tireless and immeasurably fruitful. When many jazz venues closed in Bloomington, Fred found himself energized, seeing this as an opportunity. He helped an existing organization adapt to a changing music culture through B’Town Jazz. Fred’s work has allowed jazz to reach an …

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Interchange – Farewell Transmission: The Life and Music of Jason Molina

Today’s show, “Farewell Transmission: The Live and Music of Jason Molina” opens with “Not Just a Ghost’s Heart” from Songs: Ohia’s album Ghost Tropic released in November of 2000. Jason Molina was a prolific songwriter and bandleader who released music under the names Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Company from 1997 through 2009. A Secretly Canadian recording artist, Molina periodically …

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