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Daily Local News – August 24, 2015

Two years ago, the Bloomington Police Department requested the military supply them with a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, according to a database compiled by the magazine Mother Jones; The U.S. Navy has awarded Indiana University a one-point-six-six million dollar grant to fund education in what are known as the STEM fields; Monroe County officials are moving forward with the process …

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Bring It On! – August 24, 2015

Beverly Calender-Anderson and Leila Randle welcome Robin Winston. PART ONE On tonight’s show, Beverly and Leila welcome Robin Winston, one of the principal’s of the Indianapolis based Winston/Terrell Group. He joins us by phone tonight to offer his perspective on the current state of affairs in the 2016 Presidential Campaign and weighs-in on regional and local races of interest, such …

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Books Unbound – Elizabeth Stoddard and the 1860s, Part Nine: ‘Two Men’ Chapters 18-22

The novel Two Men continues as rumor spreads of a Parke family heir’s affair with a biracial woman. The compressed, elliptical and sometimes satiric style of American contrarian Elizabeth Stoddard (1823–1902) expresses the tensions and anxieties of the Civil War era in its themes of race, family bloodlines, class, sectarian religion, gender roles, and regional and national identity. This complex …

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Hola Bloomington – August 21, 2015

Hoy en HOLA Bloomington Araceli Gomez-Aldana habla sobre las estadísticas de los nuevos estudiantes de la Universidad de Indiana y habla sobre la población histórica de los estudiantes Latinos. Además, un segmento de Radio Bilingüe con historias sobre un grupo llamado Madres Soñadoras y información sobre DACA y DAPA. Today in HOLA Bloomington Araceli Gomez-Aldana talks about the statistics of …

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Hola Bloomington – August 14, 2015

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Araceli Gómez-Aldana y invitados Rubén Marte y Nicole Browne hablan sobre el Monroe County Clerk’s Office o el Secretario del condado de Monroe. Discuten los servicios que proporciona la oficina del secretario y lo que debe saber la comunidad Latina. Hola Bloomington’s hosts Araceli Gómez-Aldana and guests Ruben MArte and Nicole Browne discuss the importance …

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Daily Local News – August 20, 2015

The IU Office of Sustainability is hosting the Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale this Saturday for the sixth year in a row; The Bloomington Community Farmers Market will host a panel discussion about Genetically Modified Organisms, or GMOs, on September 14th; Bloomington city officials are looking to increase spending for public safety next year. FEATURE An IU law professor says a battle …

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EcoReport – August 20, 2015

In today’s Feature, Jodi Perras, the “Beyond Coal” representative for Indiana’s Sierra Club, discusses the EPA’s new Clean Power Plan, and its effect on Indiana. EcoReport 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 …

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Clean Power Plan and Indiana Coal

In today’s Feature, Jodi Perras, the “Beyond Coal” representative for Indiana’s Sierra Club, discusses the EPA’s new Clean Power Plan, and its effect on Indiana.

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Better Beware! – College Scams

Some 40,000 students are arriving in town right now. This can cause problems for local residents, but the students are often targets for fraudsters. Here’s some heads-ups for everyone!

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MCCSC Seeks Renewal of Property Tax

The Monroe County Community School Corporation has been considering asking local voters to renew a special property tax introduced in 2011. The levy was approved by 63 percent of voters in 2010. That vote put the tax in place for six years. It’s set to expire at the end of 2016.  Property owners are charged an extra fourteen-cents on every …

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