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bloomingOUT – Current LGBTQ+ News Discussion – July 27, 2017

Join anchors Colin Shassberger, Jeff Poling and producer Ryne Shadday for our monthly round-table discussion of recent LGBTQ+ news headlines. The hot topic of this show is the transgender military ban that was passed yesterday but the conversation covers all interactions between Trump and the LGBT community, further debate on gender neutral restrooms across the country, and Facebook categorizing LGBT …

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Voices in the Street: “How do you feel about the students returning to town?”

With over 48,000 students getting back to town, the change that the city of Bloomington undergoes when classes meet is significant. It becomes more challenging to find parking and restaurants are more crowded. On the other hand, there is a youthful buzz and energy around town. Voices has asked your friends and neighbors how they feel about the students returning.”

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Big Talk! w/ Michael Glab: Spyridon Stratigos

A man of more hats than a magician, Spyridon Stratigos, better known around town as Strats, was in on the predecessors of Bloomington’s famed vegetarian mecca, the Tao back in the late Sixties and early Seventies. He tells how he and the Uptown Cafe’s Michael Cassady created what is now one of Bloomington’s signature breakfast dishes on today’s edition of …

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Daily Local News – July 27, 2017

Monroe County’s Alexander Memorial is scheduled for a facelift; The sale of bonds by the City of Bloomington Utilities will result in less of a price hike in utility rates than previously estimated; The City of Bloomington wants to know the value of a parking lot located at the northeast corner of the Showers Building; The Bloomington Board of Public …

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Eco Report- July 27, 2017

Eco Report is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships with nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world in which we live. Each program features timely …

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Daily Local News – July 26, 2017

Monroe County Community School System unanimously approved a new food policy last night, allowing all students to receive the same lunch regardless of their ability to pay. Senate bill 303, a new law passed by the Indiana State Senate, could ease the process of obtaining health care. The Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a deer Management Information Panel …

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Standing Room Only: Paying the Price

From May 31 to June 3, the Working Class Studies Association held their annual conference at Indiana University. Each day, there were several rounds of panels and speakers. On June 2, keynote speaker Sara Goldrick-Rab detailed her research into why so many students are forced to drop out of college and leave with debt. Goldrick-Rab is a professor of higher …

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Better Beware – Older Folks and Phones

The phone is the favorite way to target older folks, and now that almost everyone’s personal data has been stolen, scammers are ramping up their attacks.

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Interchange – With Ears to Hear: Voices Against the Heroic

Cynthia Wolfe joins us to discuss her “Platinum” ranked audio program “Nuclear Nightingales” which consists of readings from the oral history Voices from Chernobyl by 2015 Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich. With the troupe of local readers, Cricket’s Bone Caravan, Wolfe and company produce stories, literary and historical with national, global, and collective significance. 2016 marked the 30th Anniversary of the …

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Bloomington’s North-Side Experiencing A ‘Food Desert’

The closing of all Marsh stores in Bloomington has left citizens on the North-side without a place to buy groceries. Although members of the Monroe County Planning Department say they expect a Kroger supermarket will open at the former Marsh location at 1825 North Kinser Pike, the area is reportedly experiencing a ‘Food Desert’. Planning Services Manager, Scott Robinson, says …

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