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EcoReport – September 12, 2013

In today’s EcoReport feature, we hear about allegations from the Sierra Club that one of Indiana’s Supreme Court justices is unfit to rule on a case involving the future of a proposed coal gasification plant in Spencer county EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional …

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Standing Room Only – Birth of the Labor Movement in Bloomington

On Saturday August 3rd, The Bloomington City Council hosted a reunion of figures who were influential in the 70’s in Bloomington. Previous episodes had focused on free speech and politics; but today we have the story of the labor unions of 70’s Bloomington. Speakers included Milton Fisk, Nell Levin, Ike Nahem, Robin Hunter, and labor leader Tom Balanoff. This event …

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My Health Matters – Ecotours: Steve Higgs

Steve discusses Ecotours and More’s mission to celebrate and share Southern Indiana’s natural beauty and how it relates to physical activity.

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Bring It On! – September 9, 2013

William Hosea and Bev Smith welcome B.I.O. contributors Gladys DeVane and Liz Mitchell to the show. PART ONE Although Indiana law clearly prohibited slavery, indentured servitude, a different kind of slavery, was a common practice within Indiana territory during the early years of statehood. Three Indiana women known to petition the Indiana Supreme court for release from indentured agreements were …

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Hola Bloomington – September 6, 2013

Hostess Jenny Gibson and Valeria de Castro interview Cristy Padilla, an Ivy Tech student and a DREAMer. She talks about the bill SB207. The eco-report with Ramon Tristani, “Desde los pasillos..”, the local news and the events of the week.

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bloomingOUT – September 5, 2013

NYC based pop/rock singer, songwriter and LGBTQ activist Samia chats about her political views and musical career.  Musical selections are “Only Wanna Dance,” “Lose Me” and “Burning Up.”  IUB graduate student and organizing committee chair for the week long series of sexual educational events called “Sexploration” Patrick Nagel is in studio with detailed information about the various activities scheduled throughout …

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EcoReport – Dr. Brian MacGowan: Importance of Non-Game Species in Forest Mgt.

Dr. Brian MacGowan from the Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources department talks about the importance of incorporating the needs of reptile, amphibian and other non-game species in land management plans.

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EcoReport September 5, 2013

In today’s EcoReport feature, Dr. Brian MacGowan from the Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources department talks about the importance of incorporating the needs of reptile, amphibian and other non-game species in land management plans. 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 …

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Standing Room Only – The Bloomington Three: A History of Free Speech Activism in Bloomington

On Saturday August 3rd Mary Ann Wynkoop, the author of the book: Dissent in the Heartland, will be moderating a discussion of the 1962 “Fair Play for Cuba” march.  The march was enacted by fewer than 30 Bloomingtonians opposing the Cuban blockade of 1962. The marchers faced and were attacked by thousands of violent bystanders,  and three of them were charged …

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My Health Matters – Caregiver Workshop: Nancy Kalina

Nancy Kalina, a Bloomington Life Coach, explains the Caregivers Workshops in September.

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