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Daily Local News – April 17, 2017

A program that provided afternoon snacks to Fairview Elementary School students has hit a roadblock; A 17-year-old from Mooresville is being tried as an adult for an incident which included an attempt to shoot a Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy; A local property management company was the target of protest last week; The Monroe County Solid Waste Management Board has approved …

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Post-Inauguration Protests Begin in Bloomington

A weekend of anti-Trump activities kicked off in Bloomington Friday, with workshops, marches and a standing-room-only rally at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. An effort called Inaugurate the Revolution led workshops throughout the day, covering subjects ranging from media literacy to public education to the Dakota Access pipeline protests. We’ll have more on the Standing Rock workshop later in the show. At …

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Workshops Bring Activists from Standing Rock to Bloomington

During Friday’s “Inaugurate the Revolution” event in downtown Bloomington, residents packed into the Monroe County Public Library to hear from Native American activists about the ongoing pipeline battle over Standing Rock. Activists from the American Indian Movement and Standing Rock reservation updated residents about the pipeline project and cautioned them over joining protests. In December, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers …

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Advocacy Groups Hold Protests for Communities Affected by President-Elect

Bloomington and Indianapolis both saw protest activity over the weekend in reaction to Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election. A rally held at the Sample Gates on Sunday, billed as “Community Defense and Resistance”, drew between 100 and 200 attendees. The event was sponsored by the Indiana Recovery Alliance and several other area groups including PRISM, Students Against State …

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Locals Protest Pipeline

Twenty protesters gathered yesterday in front of the South Walnut Street Sunoco gas station to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline. A Sunoco clerk called the police once the protesters refused to move out of one of the lot’s entrances, according to the Herald-Times. Protesters were reportedly blocking traffic. Protesters said that the event was in response to the 141 …

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Daily Local News – July 18, 2016

WFHB reporters were at the Courthouse Square in downtown Bloomington this weekend covering what turned out to be one of the largest political rallies the city has seen in recent years. The Black Lives Matter rally was organized following the recent police killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Minneapolis. The event began with a …

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Stinesville Community Members Protest Removal of Elementary School Principal

Parents and community members in Stinesville are protesting what some say was the wrongful removal of an elementary school principal there. Six people spoke to the Richland Bean Blossom School Board about the issue at a meeting November 17th. The Board was technically considering a retirement and medical leave request from the principal, Bill Buxton. But speakers like Shannon Hall …

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The Strike Mic – November 12, 2013

This week on The Strike Mic, a discussion about Indiana University’s luxury dorms, and how they influence higher tuition rates and city-wide gentrification. Tune in every Tuesday for a new edition of  The Strike Mic, a weekly update from your friends and neighbors working to strengthen the voice of IU students and staff.

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Romanian IU Students Protest Mining Project in Rosia Montana

The Romanian Student Organization at Indiana University is protesting Friday against an invasive mining project that was supported by the Romanian government in 2007. The Romanian government has signed their approval for the project to commence. The area that has been affected by this project is Rosia  Montana, Romania. Alexandra Cotofana, a first-year graduate student in the Anthropology Department and …

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