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Activate! – Opportunity House : Jill Argenbreight

This week on Activate! Opportunity House is a non-profit resale shop that has been serving Monroe County since 1968. This volunteer-run store provides recycled household goods and clothing at great prices, and work in partnership with other Monroe County non-profits to ensure people in the greatest need can shop even if they have no money. In this week’s Activate, Jill …

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Indiana University Students and Faculty React to Immigration Order

Repercussions from President Trump’s executive order banning refugees, immigrants, and travelers from seven Middle Eastern countries are developing around the state. Indiana University released a statement advising international students that they should suspend plans to travel outside of the United States for fear of not being able to return. Stephen Katz, Chair of IU’s Near Eastern Language and Culture department …

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Indiana Recovery Alliance Voices Concern Over Proposed Legislation

The Indiana Recovery Alliance is expressing serious disapproval over Senate Bill 499. The bill, if passed, would allow individuals to be charged with possession of narcotics even  if they don’t have any on their person. If a person is either suffering symptoms of acute opioid overdose, or if they received an intervention drug to relieve their overdose, they could be charged …

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Hola Bloomington – January 27, 2017

Locutora Maria Auxi Viloria entrevista a Laura Celis Black una Coach de Salud de Houston, TX. Ella nos platica sobre la salud integral y longevidad. Nos cuenta los hábitos mas importantes para una salud integral y la importancia de la familia y la comunidad en la generación de salud. Host Maria Auxi Viloria interviews Laura Celis Black a Health Coach …

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Voices in the Street: “What should be done about the opioid addiction crisis?”

Opioids are powerful prescription pain killers. It is easy to become addicted to them. Often, addiction leads to HIV and hepatitis C, both diseases transmitted by contaminated needles. Recently, opioid addiction in Indiana has increased sharply to what is now considered a crisis by many. Voices has gone out into the streets and asked your friends and neighbors what they …

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Local activist & tech activist at Standing Rock

President Donald Trump has reignited debate about the Dakota Access Pipeline. WFHB reporter Leah Carter spoke with a local activist as well as a tech activist who spoke from Standing Rock. She brings us this report.

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Sue Rall

Bloomington is home to a wide variety of do-it-yourself, grassroots entertainers. Sue Rall is one — an aerial silks acrobat and drag king. She and her cohorts perform at various special events around town as well as at venues featuring exotic and envelope-pushing fare. Sue graduated from the Bleeding Heartland Roller Girls to aerial acrobatics, defying gravity and combining her …

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Daily Local News – January 26, 2017

Jackson Creek Middle School’s Principal has received backlash after his letter to African American and bi-racial students went viral on Facebook; Local tech company Envisage Technologies is on track to get funding from the city of Bloomington for a planned expansion of the company’s offices. SPECIAL FEATURE President Donald Trump has reignited debate about the Dakota Access Pipeline. WFHB reporter …

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Eco Report – January 26, 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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Eco Report Feature – Indiana Forest Alliance Director Jeff Stant on Crown Hill Cemetery Project

In today’s Eco Report feature, correspondent Norm Holy brings us a report about the fight to save an old growth forest in Indianapolis.

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