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Monroe County Community School Corporation to Keep Existing Bathroom Policy

The Monroe County Community School Corporation will not be changing their gender neutral bathroom policy after President Trump rescinded Obama’s guidelines protecting transgender students last week. Andrew Clampitt is a spokesperson for the school corporation. “We kind of look at this in a different way than a lot of other school corporations and communities. We’re already such a rich, diverse …

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Bloomington Solidarity Network Releases Report About Controversial MCCSC Contract

The school board at the Monroe County Community School Corporation is scheduled to vote tomorrow night on a contract that would affect the jobs of dozens of bus drivers. The proposed agreement has drawn public criticism from some local residents, including some of the drivers. Late last week the Bloomington Solidarity Network released a report describing how the contract could …

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Daily Local News – February 27, 2017

An Owen County judge has accepted a plea agreement in the case of Shaylyn Ammerman’s murder; A former assistant director of IU’s Office of Student Ethics has been sentenced for possession of child pornography, a level six felony; The Indiana House of Representatives has approved a gun bill allowing people with civil protective orders to carry a handgun without a …

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Daily Local News – February 27, 2017

An Owen County judge has accepted a plea agreement in the case of Shaylyn Ammerman’s murder; A former assistant director of IU’s Office of Student Ethics has been sentenced for possession of child pornography, a level six felony; The Indiana House of Representatives has approved a gun bill allowing people with civil protective orders to carry a handgun without a …

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Kite Line: February 17, 2017- Families and Prison, Part Three

Our focus for this episode returns to the impact of incarceration on families. First we have a discussion between our friend Lucy and one of her fellow classmates at Indiana University, Rafael Green, III. Rafael describes having multiple family members in prison during his childhood, and the way that affected both his childhood, and the lives of other family members …

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Hola Bloomington – Februray 24, 2017

Maria Auxi Viloria entrevista a Paola Hernandez Baron, Patricia Gonzalez y Ellen L. Vaughan del Centro de Crecimiento Humano. Nos hablan sobre la salud mental y porque es importante. También nos hablan sobre las estigmas de salud mental en la comunidad hispana y que servicios ofrecen. Maria Auxi Viloria interviews Paola Hernandez Baron. Patricia Gonzalez y Ellen L. Vaughan from …

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bloomingOUT – Steve Sanders – February 23, 2017

Join bloomingOUT anchors Grace and JP as they welcome Steve Sanders to the show! Steve is an associate professor at the IU Maurer School of Law who has spoken with us previously about legal issues often faced by the LGBTQ+ community. Tonight, Steve will discuss the potential legal battles facing members of the transgender community after the decision by President …

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Voices in the Street – Speeding Up Deportations

Federal immigration officials notoriously deported more immigrants during president Obama’s two terms then under any president in American history, earning Obama the nickname “Deporter-in-Chief”. And now, President Trump has aspirations to deport even more people. Documents released by the Department of Homeland Security this week revealed Trump’s plans to enlist local police officers as immigration enforcers, erect new detention facilities, …

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Thuy Bogart

Born in Vietnam just after the fall of Saigon, Thuy Bogart and her family left that war-torn land and lived in a refugee camp in Malaysia for a year. They came to America in 1980. When she grew up, she fell in love with tango, the steamy South American couples dance. She met her husband and future musical accompanist, Ben, …

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Daily Local News – February 23, 2017

Indiana legislators aren’t going along with what some called a modest request from Governor Eric Holcomb to expand Pre-K education in Indiana; Organizations with large carbon footprints will soon be able to mitigate their environmental impact by buying carbon saved by people with smaller footprints; The owner of a 1950’s ranch style home in Maxwell Manor has garnered the support …

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