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Kite Line- December 1, 2017: Feminist Organizing in Prison

This week, we share part of a talk from two women organizing with prisoners. They speak candidly about the basics of supporting prisoners, and include some of the dynamics they noticed while working with those on the inside. We have more to share from these women committed to such solidarity, but we are offering this talk as a launching point …

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bloomingOUT – Mayor John Hamilton – November 30, 2017

Hosts Rachel, Kim, and Alex are joined by Mayor John Hamilton on this weeks broadcast of BloomingOut. They discuss topics related to the government and the LGBT community of Bloomington. This weeks featured artist was Michael Jackson, celebrating 25 years since the release of Thriller. Anchors: Kim Kahn and Rachel Jones Producer: Alex Ashkin Board Engineer: Jessie Grubb Executive Producer …

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IU Graudate Students Protest GOP Tax Plan

Indiana University Graduate students protested and delivered a petition to President Michael McRobbie’s office yesterday afternoon. At the heart of their concern is a measure in the proposed U.S. House tax plan that would repeal a tax exemption for tuition reimbursement for graduate students. The tuition reimbursement compensates graduate students for work at the university. For many graduate students, tuition …

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Daily Local News – November 30, 2017

The director of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources issued an opinion-editorial piece defending the agency’s logging in Yellowwood State Forest; Indiana Senators Joe Donnelly and Todd Young push for the adoption of the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act; The Community Justice and Mediation center is taking applications for a 40-hour training program for residents interested in learning …

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Eco Feature – November 30th, 2017

In today’s Feature, Eco Report correspondent Norm Holy continues his discussion with William Moomaw, climate scientist, environmental policy expert, and contributor to the International Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the Nobel Prize in two-thousand seven.

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Eco Report – November 30, 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 – November 29, 2017

The Indiana Protection for Abused and Trafficked Humans (IPATH) Task Force is holding the second part of their lecture series tomorrow in Indianapolis. Spectators bringing alcohol into Brown County High School sporting events are fueling a proposed policy change. The former Muncie Police Chief is suing the city and its mayor for back pay, after he claims he was forced …

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Phone Phonies

Using your smartphone to buy things — or having it turned on when you’re pumping gas — can be surprisingly risky. Here are some things to watch out for.

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Needle Exchange Needs Support

As Tippecanoe County’s needle exchange program is up for re-authorization on Monday, Chris Abert and the Indiana Recovery Alliance are building a coalition to combat local government attempts to shut down needle exchanges and harm reduction programs.

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Krampus Night Coming this weekend

It’s approaching Christmas time, and if you’re naughty this year, you might run into a demonic group of Santa’s Helpers. This weekend is the annual Krampus Nacht in Bloomington—where giant fur-clad and horned demons come out to threaten naughty children in downtown Bloomington.

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