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Bring It On! – May 1, 2017

Bring It On! continues our highlight of Dr. Khalil Muhammad, currently a professor at Harvard University. Dr. Muhammad, previously a Bring It On! contributor while a professor at Indiana, spoke along with Dr. Renford Reese on negative black male stereotypes and how black men themselves may be perpetuating such negative views. Professor Reese examines how young African-American males have unwittingly …

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Monroe Co. Commissioners Hold First Meeting Since Annexation Decision

Monroe County Commissioners are thanking employees and officials who did work in recent months related to the proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of County property into the city of Bloomington. The Commissioners meeting on Friday came just less than a week after state legislators effectively barred the city from annexing property for the next five years. Many County officials …

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Activate! – Opportunity House: Marge Penrod

Marge Penrod has been volunteering each Wednesday at Opportunity House for 41 years, close to 2,000 days. Her expertise in jewelry and skill in jewelry repair are an invaluable asset to Opportunity House, creating a dependable income stream that benefits so many. Opportunity House proceeds help supplement childcare costs for families through Monroe County United Ministries, allowing parents to work …

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Safety, Civility and Justice Task Force Delivers Recommendations

Last month, the Safety, Civility and Justice Task Force forwarded its interim recommendations for making downtown Bloomington a safer and more civil place. Reporter Sarah Vaughan spoke to Beverly Calender-Anderson, the city’s Director of the Community and Family Resources Department, about the group’s recommendations for today’s WFHB Community Report.

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Daily Local News – May 1, 2017

Local groups are organizing a rally and march this evening in Bloomington in solidarity with an international migrant strike; Monroe County Commissioners are thanking employees and officials who did work in recent months related to the proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of County property into the city of Bloomington; The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled against a police officer …

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Local Groups Demonstrate to Coincide with International Migrant Strike

Local groups are organizing a rally and march this evening in Bloomington in solidarity with an international migrant strike. The main rally begins at 6:30 on the Courthouse square. It has been advertised as a call for permanent protection, dignity, and respect for all immigrants in the United States. The event is in solidarity with the organization, Movimiento Cosecha, which …

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Hola Bloomington – April 28, 2017

Locutora Stephanie Huezo, entrevista a Pilar Gonzalez de Pili’s Taco Party. Host Stephanie Huezo, interviews Pilar Gonzalez from Pili’s Taco Party.

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Hola Bloomington – April 28, 2017

Locutora, Stephanie Huezo entrevista a Pilar Gonzalez sobre su camion de comida Mexicana. Pili’s Party Truck. Speaker, Stephanie Huezo, interviews Pilar Gonzalez about her Mexican food truck. Pili’s Party Truck.

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Hola Bloomington – April 28, 2017

Locutora Stephanie Huezo entrevista a Pilar Gonzales sobre su camion de comida mexicana, Pili’s Taco Party. Host Stephanie Huezo interviews Pilar Gonzalez about her Mexican food truck, Pili’s Taco Party.

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Voices in the Street: “Should job applicants have to answer questions about their criminal background?”

Gov. Eric Holcomb issued an executive order barring the state’s executive office from including on job applications questions concerning an applicant’s criminal background. Voices in the street has asked your friends and neighbors: Is it a good idea if employers are barred from conducting a criminal background check on job applicants?

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