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Daily Local News – December 26, 2017

This retrospective edition of the Daily Local News highlights some of our best reporting from 2017. We’ll hear from IU Foundation President Dan Smith about the Foundation’s offshoring of millions of dollars in the Cayman Islands; we’ll listen to IU students, as they protest the visitation of White supremacist Charles Murray; and we’ll hear from Indiana Recovery Alliance Founder Chris …

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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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Thousands of Hoosiers Gather to Participate in Indianapolis Women’s March

Anti-Trump events continued around the world on Saturday, including a major women’s rally in Indianapolis that was attended by many local residents. The event was held in solidarity with the women’s march in Washington. Thousands of people crowded into the lawn around the Indiana Statehouse for the event. A slate of speakers addressed the crowd, which was so large that …

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Daily Local News – January 23, 2017

A weekend of anti-Trump activities kicked off in Bloomington this past Friday, featuring workshops workshops, marches, and a standing-room-only rally at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater; A separate group of anti-Trump protesters took to the streets of Bloomington later on Friday night; Global protests continued this past Saturday, including a women’s rally in Indianapolis that was attended by many local residents. FEATURE …

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Daily Local News – November 14, 2016

Bloomington and Indianapolis both saw protest activity over the weekend in reaction to Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election; Bloomington’s Public Works Department has announced that the downtown recycling center will be closed by the end of this month; Last week the Bloomington City Council gave conditional approval to a rezoning request that clears the way for a high-density …

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Daily Local News – September 5, 2016

Native Americans from around the country continue to protest in North Dakota today, in opposition to an oil pipeline they say threatens a major water supply; Despite attempts by Governor Mike Pence and conservative groups to block the entry of Syrian refugees, they continue to settle in Indiana; On Friday, Monroe County Commissioners declined to accept the county treasurer’s monthly …

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Animal Rights Group Stages Monthly Protest At Bloomington Chiptole

On Saturday, September 27 an animal rights activist group named Direct Action Everywhere staged a protest at Bloomington’s Chipotle Grill on Kirkwood street. Jeff Melton, the local organizer for Direct Action Everywhere, says he and another protester went to Chipotle to protest their business practices and claims. Melton says that the group takes issue with all fast food chains for …

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