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EcoReport – October 17, 2013

In today’s EcoReport feature, Members of the Bloomington Food Policy Council talk about their proposal to include ambitious local food production goals in the city’s Imagine Bloomington urban growth vision. 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 …

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Standardized SWAT: How US Police Forces Have Come to Resemble the Military

Radley Balko is an award winning investigative journalist for The Huffington Post, former senior editor for Reason Magazine and IU Alumnus. His new book “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces” explains how various factors and ill-advised policies have led to the US government arming and training local police forces to be more like a soldier, …

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My Health Matters – Affordable Care Act Kick Off Event

General information about the Affordable Care Act, the new health insurance law, was presented at the Monroe County Public Library. Representatives from the City of Bloomington, IU Health, and the Affordable Care Act Volunteers of Monroe County gave presentations to the general public.

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Bring It On! – October 14, 2013

William Hosea and Clarence Boone welcome Vernon Williams, senior vice president for Communications with Indiana Black Expo and Charla Booth from Word of Mouth Productions. PART ONE This past weekend, Indianapolis hosted yet another successful Circle City Classic Weekend. One of the key organizers is Vernon Williams, senior vice president for Communications with Indiana Black Expo. Vernon stops by to …

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Hola Bloomington – October 11, 2013

Hostess Jenny Gibson and Minerva Sosa interview Cristy and Victoria Padilla, sisters that came years ago to the United States and talk about their experiences and their goals in Bloomington. Also the fund drive of WFHB continues with Hola Bloomington. We will mention which Mexican restaurant won the contest of raising funds for the radio station and Hola Bloomington. Also …

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bloomingOUT – October 10, 2013

African American drag king performer and filmmaker KB Boyce and queer Asian-American activist and artist Celeste Chan stop by the studio to chat about the production company they founded in San Francisco for queer artists of color called Queer Rebels Productions.  They also provide information about their film series “Queer Rebels of the Harlem Renaissance” showing at the IU Cinema …

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EcoReport – October 10, 2013

In today’s feature, we have our semi-annual fund drive. 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 nature and the Earth and to encourage you to take personal responsibility for the world …

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EcoReport – October 10, 2013

The Indiana Department of Transportation responds to complaints about erosion along the I-69 corridor in southern Monroe County. 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 nature and the Earth and to …

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My Health Matters – Affordable Care Act (ACA) Volunteers of Monroe County: David Meyer

David Meyer discusses the role of ACA volunteers in Monroe County and their influence on the uninsured in our community, to educate and spread awareness.

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Bring It On! – October 7, 2013

On a special Fall Pledge Drive episode, William Hosea and Bev Smith replay our February interview with Ms. Nancy Streets-Lyons PART ONE The Indiana University Neal-Marshall Alumni Club will be hosting a reunion on the weekend of October 18 through the 20th. One of the keynote speakers during the weekend is Nancy Streets-Lyons, the first women of color who was …

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