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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Yousuf Ali

Researchers at Indiana University’s Lu Lab for the study of neural networks have discovered that caffeine, among two dozen other common compounds, can strengthen brain cells and help ward off Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other degenerative brain diseases. Before you decide to drink a pot or two of coffee every morning in hopes of avoiding these maladies, one of the lab’s …

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Daily Local News – April 20, 2017

A group at Indiana University spoke out against the university’s handling of a recent white nationalist speaking event, and demanded IU take measures to increase diversity on campus; Smokers of electronic cigarettes now risk receiving a one-hundred-dollar fine if they smoke in public; Personal or sensitive information is at risk as work from home scams appear to be increasing in …

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Daily Local News – April 19, 2017

A Bloomington-based biotech company, AB Biotechnologies, took another step toward expanding its business last nigh; Many Indiana University employees will be losing out on overtime eligibility that they had received last year as a result of a measure put into place by former president Barack Obama; Indiana employers are in need of middle-skill workers, according to a report from the …

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Peace and Planet Before Profit – Earth Day Rally

Norm Holy speaks with Tomi and James Allison, of the local chapter of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, who are working to organize an Earth Day Demonstration on April 22 at noon on Bloomington’s Courthouse Square to rally support for environmental protections.

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City of Bloomington Moves Forward on Renovating Dimension Mill

The City is making progress on renovating the old Dimension Mill on West 11th Street. The old mill is within the Certified Tech Park. In last night’s meeting of the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission, the city’s Economic and Sustainability Director, Alex Crowely, said he’d like to move from design approval to financial approval in the next two months. “The Dimension Mill …

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Interchange – Demythologizing Marches and the Promise of Direct Action

We open with “What’s Going On” by Marvin Gaye because it is the title track from his 1971 album–one that for me expresses both the popular awareness of the catastrophic actions of Western Militarism and Capitalism–but as well seems a kind of funeral dirge on the capability of protest movements to make real difference as opposed to a cosmetic one. …

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How a Foreclosure Case Could Alter the Landscape of the Bloomington Rental Market

A prominent Bloomington landlord is facing a massive foreclosure case that could change the landscape of the Bloomington rental market. Correspondent Jerrod Dill brings us the story.

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Daily Local News – April 18, 2017

The City is making progress on renovating the old Dimension Mill on West 11th Street; The city of Bloomington expects to pay about $230,000 to repair the intersection at 3rd and Lincoln streets downtown; Monroe County is still waiting to hear whether its two-year Monroe County Energy Challenge has placed in the Georgetown University Energy Prize competition; The Indiana Youth …

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Bring It On! – April 17, 2017

Co-Anchors Amrita Myers and Cornelius Wright invite William Palomo and Esmeralda Martinez to speak about the IU UndocuHoosiers Alliance, and their hopes to treat IU as a campus sanctuary for undocumented immigrant students and various immigration policies. Also, Liz Mitchell joins the Bring It On! cast to speak about a unique and special church restoration project in the French Lick. …

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Daily Local News – April 17, 2017

A program that provided afternoon snacks to Fairview Elementary School students has hit a roadblock; A 17-year-old from Mooresville is being tried as an adult for an incident which included an attempt to shoot a Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy; A local property management company was the target of protest last week; The Monroe County Solid Waste Management Board has approved …

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