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Daily Local News – December 11, 2017

Democratic and Republican party chairs are gearing up for the 2018 election; Non-profit community bookstore, Boxcar Books, is closing its doors at the end of this month; The City Council took up amendments to Bloomington’s draft comprehensive planning document; The City of Bloomington and Monroe County will join a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and their affiliates; The Indiana Department of …

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Daily Local News – December 6, 2016

12/06/16 The City of Bloomington is offering to pay $725,000 to buy the city’s only strip club, Night Moves; The CEO of United Technologies, the parent company to Carrier, said in an interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer that there was no specific quid-pro- quo involved in the deal to preserve 1,000 jobs at Carrier’s Indianapolis plant; The Bloomington Volunteer Network …

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Boxcar Books Fundraiser on Saturday December 10

A volunteer-powered bookstore and community space, Boxcar Books, has run into financial trouble in recent months. The store, located at 408 East 6 th Street, launched a crowd funding campaign two months ago, seeking to raise as much as $7,500 to help pay rent. The campaign, hosted by Generosity.com is ongoing. And this Saturday, from 6 to 10 PM, Boxcar …

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Standing Room Only: Josh Rosenthal, Bill Wilson, and the Record Store of the Mind

On May 16, 2016 Josh Rosenthal was in Bloomington for a reading of his new book “The Record Store of the Mind” at Boxcar Books. Josh Rosenthal is the owner of Tompkins Square Records and the author of “The Record Store of The Mind.” Rosenthal made Bloomington a priority on his book tour because Tompkins Square recently reissued the 1973 …

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Daily Local News – February 21, 2014

The Bloomington City Council approved a new conservation district on Wednesday, despite concerns that the neighborhood could end up with more restrictive historic protections in the future; The Commission for Higher Education released its first Indiana College Completion Report on Tuesday; The 2nd annual IU Student Sustainability Summit is next Thursday, February 27th; Advancements on the construction of Interstate 69 …

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Bring It On! – August 26, 2013

William Hosea and Cornelius Wright welcome B.I.O. contributors Beverly Calender-Anderson and Eric Love to the show. PART ONE Bring It On! Contributors Beverly Calender-Anderson and Eric Love come on to review the two new movie releases The Butler and Fruitvale Station. PART TWO Headline news of interest to the African-American community. PART THREE William and Cornelius share their views on …

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Group Rallies against Traditionalist Youth Network Protest

This afternoon the Indiana University chapter of the Traditionalist Youth Network – a group identifying as a white heritage organization – held a protest at Boxcar Books. Community members rallied in defense of the bookstore, which was targeted for their vocal stance against white supremacy.

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