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Daily Local News – October 12, 2015

A group that’s working to determine the future of the Bloomington Hospital site downtown is seeking public input this week; Roadsnacks, an “infotainment” website, has used its unique criteria to reach the conclusion that Bloomington is Indiana’s 9th drunkest city; With about 7 months left until Indiana’s primary election, student groups at IU are forming to support presidential candidates; Monroe …

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Bring It On! – October 12, 2015

Jim Sims and Mattie White welcome Nicole Bolden. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Jim and Mattie welcome Nicole Bolden, a 2015 candidate for Bloomington City Clerk. She join us to discuss her campaign and provides some information about how the City of Bloomington ‘s Clerk’s Office will function under her administration. PART TWO Headline news of interest to the African-American …

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Books Unbound – “American Girls Horror Stories, Part Two: The Host”

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A cultural horror of women’s bodies is the theme of the second episode of “American Girls Horror Stories,” juxtaposing two 19th-century American ghost stories and contemporary poems on birth, female rites of passage, mother and child relations, anorexia and suicide. The title alludes to a remark made by a Virginia state senator in 2014 in a debate over reproductive privacy …

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Hola Bloomington – Octubre 9, 2015

Locutora de HOLA Bloomington Araceli Gomez-Aldana habla sobre los temas importantes que se han cubierto en HOLA Bloomington. En honor del Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana se escuchan historias sobre Latinos que viven en Bloomington. HOLA Bloomington’s host Araceli Gomez-Aldana talks about the important issues that have been covered on HOLA Bloomington in the past. In honor of National …

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Judi Epp from Spencer Pride – bloomingOUT October 8, 2015

Join hosts Ryne Shadday and Olivia Davidson as they chat with Judi Epp from Spencer Pride about the group’s upcoming LGBT History Month celebration. Hosts – Ryne Shadday, Olivia Davidson Executive Producer – Joe Crawford Producer – Olivia Davidson Board Engineer – Joe Crawford Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:06 — 53.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Bill Put Forward to Make Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation State Protected Classes

Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane has put forward a bill that would make gender identity and sexual orientation protected classes in Indiana. The bill comes six months after the national controversy surrounding Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which many believed would encourage discrimination against LGBT Hoosiers. Lanane’s bill would make it illegal to discriminate against someone based on gender or …

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Daily Local News – October 8, 2015

Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane has put forward a bill that would make gender identity and sexual orientation protected classes in Indiana; A local task force will host discussions tomorrow about human trafficking, protective orders and the influence of technology on domestic violence; The past two weeks have yielded over $48 million in donations to Indiana University; Last night the …

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Interview with Grammy Winner Rhiannon Giddens

Rhiannon Giddens will be in Bloomington on Monday, October 12th, to perform at The Buskirk Chumley Theater. Giddens uses her voice and platform to showcase the hidden histories of Black String Music, in particular the banjo, which in her words is at the heart of American Music. Giddens spoke to Interchange Host Doug Storm about the way she seeks to …

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Past Two Weeks Have Yielded Over $48 Million in Donations to IU

The past two weeks have yielded over $48 million in donations to Indiana University. The donations will go toward IU’s bicentennial campaign goal of $2.5 billion by IU’s 200th birthday in 2020. Donations have been made to projects within the School of Informatics, the Kelley School of Business, and the Jacobs School of Music. Those projects include a new informatics …

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Monroe County Domestic Violence Task Force Annual Fall Conference Topics

A local task force will host discussions tomorrow about human trafficking, protective orders and the influence of technology on domestic violence. The Monroe County Domestic Violence Task Force is holding its third annual fall conference. The program coordinator for Monroe County’s protective order assistance partnership, Sarah Hunt, says many of the topics relate to domestic violence as well as sexual …

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