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Better Beware! – Robots Attack!

If robocalls were a disease, it would be an epidemic – over 150,000 complaints a month now. There is some hope, though, and here’s some ways to defend yourself against the attacks. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Bloomington Utilities Has Designed Water Stations

For the last couple of years, the Bloomington Utilities Department has set up water stations at IU’s major sporting events. Utilities Director, Patrick Murphy, described the program to the Utilities Service Board last week. He said that the utilities department has had a unique history in developing this type of thing. Murphy told the Board members they could see the …

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Daily Local News – September 16, 2015

The Indiana State Board of Education voted today to instruct state officials to issue a new batch of A through F grades to each school in the state; The statewide grassroots organization that successfully fought a constitutional marriage amendment and campaigned against the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act has a new legislative project; The Monroe County Council heard a report …

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Freedom Indiana Is Seeking More Legal Protections

The statewide grassroots organization that successfully fought a constitutional marriage amendment and campaigned against the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act has a new legislative project. Freedom Indiana has launched a new campaign to update the state’s existing laws against discrimination. Updates would include prohibitions on discrimination against gay and transgender Hoosiers. Chris Paulsen is the new campaign manager of the …

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Confusion Over Law Could Delay A-F School Grades

The Indiana State Board of Education voted today to instruct state officials to issue a new batch of A through F grades to each school in the state. That’s despite the fact the legal status of the school grading system has been called into question in recent weeks. According to the Journal Gazette, the Indiana Department of Education is leading …

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Interchange – Necessary Trouble: March and The Example of John Lewis

MARCH 2091

Tonight we discuss the groundbreaking graphic novel series, March, an engaging and award-winning first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis’s lifelong struggle for civil and human rights. March: Book One spans Lewis’s youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Nashville Student Movement’s battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins. The memoir …

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Development of 6 Acres of Trades District Awarded to Indianapolis Developer

Earlier this month, Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan announced the city had reached a deal with a company to develop about half of what the city calls The Trades District. The company, Flaherty and Collins, has agreed to develop a six-acre piece of land just east of Rogers Street and south of 11th Street. The city currently owns the land, which …

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Daily Local News – September 15, 2015

The Bloomington Plan Commission has approved the construction of a new apartment complex on the city’s south side; Indiana University Bloomington has already begun to receive applications for its new engineering programs; The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District has appointed a new head of operations; In other District news, at that same meeting County Plan Commissioner Scott Wells accused …

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Bring It On! – September 14, 2015

Clarence Boone and Mattie White welcome Anthony Thompson and David Beecham. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Clarence and Mattie welcome Pastors Anthony Thompson of Light House Community Church and David Beecham formerly of Apostolic Bible Church. They joins us to for a conversation related to the 35th Anniversary of the Light House Community Church in Bloomington and the pressing issues, …

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Books Unbound – Elizabeth Stoddard and the 1860s, Part Eleven: ‘Two Men,’ Chapters 26–29

The death of the matriarch and the return of the family adventurer casts the future of the Parke dynasty in doubt, while an interracial love affair turns to tragedy, in this episode of the Civil War-era novel Two Men by Elizabeth Stoddard (1823–1902). Stoddard’s three novels, all published in the 1860s, were overshadowed by the war and stylistically ahead of …

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