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How an Indiana Bill About CBD Oil Became a Bill About Gun Deregulation

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Republicans in the Indiana House of Representatives have turned a bill about medical cannabidiol oil, into a bill deregulating firearm ownership. After the adoption of a similar bill in the Indiana Senate, Rep. William Friend (R-Macy) and other House Republicans changed the bill to do away with restrictions on firearm permitting. Rep. Matt Pierce (D-Bloomington) sits on both bills conference …

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Interchange – Mixed Nuts: Clint Eastwood’s Life In the Movies

In a 2002 interview Patrick McGilligan said of Clint Eastwood, “I think he’s a lazy actor and a lazy director. He’s a great image. This book is about how the image and the reality complement each other. There’s a false morality about Clint, the false morality of his life, which becomes the false morality of his films. It’s a disgusting …

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Interchange – Primary Candidates for Mayor: A Conversation

Host Doug Storm welcomes the primary candidates for Mayor of Bloomington. Democrats: John Hamilton, John Linnemeier, Darryl Neher Republican: John Turnbull Some Topics Discussed: growth and development projects; job creation; minimum wage; tech sector; Party politics; IU Health’s decision to move the hospital out of downtown; city-wide broadband; political appointments. The Primary Election is Tuesday, May 5th, 2015.

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Interchange – Republican Candidates for Monroe County Council

In tonight’s episode of Interchange, host Joe Crawford speaks with six Republican candidates for the Monroe County Council. During our first segment Crawford was joined by Marilyn Brinley, Brian Ellison, Jennifer Mickel and Paul E. White, Sr., who are competing for the Republican nomination for the District 2 seat on the Council. The winner will run against Democrat Ryan Cobine …

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Interchange – Indiana Congressional District 9 Democrats

Host Doug Storm speaks with candidates for the Democratic Primary Election for Indiana Congressional District 9, the seat currently held by Republican Todd Young. Guests: William “Bill” Bailey, James McClure, and J.S. Miller. “What kind of Democrat are you?” Topics include Climate Change, NSA surveillance, and Public Education.

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Judge Claims “Right to Work” Law Violates Indiana Constitution

The controversial ‘Right to Work’ pushed through by the State Republicans last year suffered its first legal setback last week. This law forbids unions from forcing employees covered by their collective agreements to pay dues or service fees to the union which negotiated and enforces the particular employment agreement. On Thursday, Judge John Sedia, of Lake County, ruled that the …

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Senator Coats Proposes Legislation To Delay Obamacare

Senator Dan Coats has proposed legislation to delay the implementation of Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) until at least 2015. Coats says the Act’s mandates are driving up insurance premiums and forcing businesses to cut workers’ hours or even jobs so that employers can avoid the act’s expensive legal requirements. Moreover, he says, some families are having to switch their health …

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