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Books Unbound – “Lost Borders” by Mary Hunter Austin, Part 1

Mary Hunter Austin was born in Illinois in 1868 and died in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1934. Her father encouraged her interest in writing, but died when she was only ten. Her mother considered fiction mere “storying” akin to lying, and found Mary too insistent about shaping her identity as an individual. Mary did attend college, and earned a …

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Hola Bloomington – March 13, 2015

Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Mónica Hernández platican con Lillian Casillas, Dayanna Arichavala, Jonathan Barrienros y Mintzi Martínez-Rivera. Ellas discuten la importancia de celebrar el mes de la historia de la mujer y los avances en nuestra sociedad con respecto a la igualdad de derechos para la mujer. Hola Bloomington hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria and Monica …

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bloomingOUT – March 12, 2015

Hosts Erica Dorsey, Ryne Shadday, and Jeff Poling interview our guest JJ Gufreda, an author and playwright, about her book, Left Hander in London, as well as her background being a transgender woman.  We also hear some of JJ’s original music. This song is her latest. This is her response to the recent transgender bathroom and religious freedom laws. When You Gotta Go …

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Voices In the Street – “If we took a holiday ooh yeah ooh yeah, it would be so nice!”

This week on the Voices in the Street:  “If we took a holiday ooh yeah ooh yeah, it would be so nice!” Indiana University and the Monroe County Community School Corporation are closing down for Spring Break next week so Voices in the Street hit the streets to ask the obvious question:  What are your spring break plans and what …

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“Civil Immunity” Law Could Help Provide Free Health Care, But at a Cost

The goal of House Bill 1145, according to its authors, is pretty straightforward: to get free health care to residents who need it, to make it easier for doctors to show up at places like food banks and volunteer their time. On its face, the strategy legislators want to use seems pretty simple: they want to eliminate the possibility a …

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Daily Local News – March 12, 2015

The Bloomington City Council is still trying to figure out a fair set of ordinances to regulate the increasing number food carts and mobile vendors operating in downtown; Professor and vocal jazz director Steve Zegree passed away last Saturday, March the 7th, in Bloomington at age 61;Local author and Martinsville resident Mark C. Adkisson will be holding a book signing this …

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EcoReport – Jim Nelson: The Choral Reefs of Florida and the Caribbean

In today’s EcoReport, in Part One of an interview with Jim Nelson, he discusses the condition of coral reefs in Florida and the Caribbean.

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EcoReport – March 12, 2015

In today’s EcoReport, in Part One of an interview with Jim Nelson, he discusses the condition of coral reefs in Florida and the Caribbean. 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 with …

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IN Nature – Crows

Today’s IN Nature segment features Crows.

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Standing Room Only – Women’s Leadership Development Event

On March 3, 2015, the Bloomington Commision of the Status of Women hosted the Women’s Leadership Development Event to give women the opportunity to learn how to get involved and make a difference in their community.  A panel of women with various backgrounds who are involved in our community was chosen by the Commission to speak on this year’s theme, …

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