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Kite Line- September 1, 2017: Lines Should Be Drawn- Ray Luc Levasseur on Fighting Jim Crow and Surviving Federal Supermax

Ray Luc Levasseur is a former underground participant in the United Freedom Front, which carried out a campaign of attacks from 1975-1984 against South African Apartheid and US intervention in Central America. He spent 13 years in solitary confinement after his capture. In the first episode of our series on Ray Luc’s experiences in prison and in struggle, he tells …

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Voices in the Street: “What do you think about North Korea’s Missile launch” and, closer to home: “How would you help flooding victims in Texas?”

On August 29, Kim Yong Un launched an intermediate range missile that flew over Japan before splashing into the sea. Voices in the Street has asked how you feel about this latest demonstration of North Korean power. Closer to home, hurricane Harvey has hit Texas hard. We have asked what should be done to help the flood victims.

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Rob Chatlos

Rob Chatlos is a long-haul trucker, who has spent countless hours alone in his rig, formulating his opinions and goals concerning Southern Indiana and the world. He’s affiliated with neither party, and has kicked off his campaign to win Indiana’s Ninth District seat in the US Congress. He joins Michael Glab on this week’s edition of Big Talk.

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Daily Local News – August 31, 2017

Monroe County Commissioners declared today Overdose Awareness Day; Bloomington Police announced that they will be setting up sobriety checkpoints and increasing patrols over the Labor Day weekend; The Indiana Department of Transportation will be hosting a series of Interstate 69 public meetings next month; Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson cautions Hoosiers to watch out for opportunistic scams in the …

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Daily Local News – August 30, 2017

Late last week, the Indiana State Police arrested 20 people in a multiple county crackdown on methamphetamine use. Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton joined public officials around the country yesterday, when he signed a letter of solidarity, expressing support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. The City Council begins its review of the city’s proposed 2040 Comprehensive …

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NAACP Lawsuit Targets Proposed Indiana Voter Purges

WFHB News Director Wes Martin speaks with Indiana NAACP Director Barbara Bolling-Williams about the NAACP’s ongoing lawsuit against the state of Indiana for attempting to purge voter registration rolls.

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Bloomington Beware! – Car Buying Scams

Want to — or need to — buy a car? Be careful! There are way too many people selling cars who just want to take as much of your money as possible. Here are some basic tips.

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Activate! – Safe Families for Children: Susan Powell

Air date: 09/04/2017 Since 2013, Susan Powell has worked tirelessly to secure the establishment and successful operation of a Monroe County branch of Safe Families for Children. Monroe County’s poverty rate is reflected in the large population entering the child welfare system. Many families are unable to overcome hurdles that other families overcome through extended family or other supports. Acting …

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Interchange – In the Name of the Future: Life After the Human Catastrophe

The idea of what it means to be human is changing. With countless catastrophic events looming, from climate instability to biotechnology and wars of autonomous machines, we center our fears and our hopes for a better future on the child to come, the survival of the next generation. But should we? Life is also outside and beyond the human and …

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ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Indianapolis Homelessness Policy

The ACLU of Indiana filed a lawsuit against the city of Indianapolis earlier this month, alleging that the city was engaged in unequal enforcement of laws by targeting the homeless. WFHB News Director Wes Martin spoke with ACLU Legal Director Ken Falk this morning about the lawsuit.

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