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Bloomington, IN

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Noon Edition is a weekly radio program inviting your participation on news and issues facing the central and southern Indiana community. Produced by WFIU news in partnership with the Bloomington Herald Times.

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English


Episodes

The Growing Nuclear Threat Of North Korea

9/22/2017
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North Korea's nuclear weapons program is advancing rapidly. This week, our panelists will discuss what can be done to contain the North Korean threat.

Duration: 00:53:12


DeVos Vows To Rewrite Campus Sexual Misconduct Rules

9/15/2017
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called the policies a "failed system" and repeatedly emphasized the plight of the accused.

Duration: 00:52:33


Dreamers And The Elimination Of DACA

9/8/2017
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President Trump moved to eliminate DACA, which grants benefits to immigrants who came to the United States and protects them from deportation.

Duration: 00:52:36


Underage Drinking, Alcohol Awareness & Sexual Assault

9/1/2017
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On this week's Noon Edition, we'll discuss the college experience, underage drinking and sexual assault.

Duration: 00:53:01


Making End-Of-Life Preparations

8/25/2017
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As humans, we're faced with the knowledge that one day will be our last day. How do we best prepare for it?

Duration: 00:52:39


The Total Eclipse Of 2017

8/18/2017
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Monday's upcoming solar eclipse will be the first event in decades in the United States.

Duration: 00:52:42


The State Of Hate: Racism In America

8/15/2017
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In a special Noon Edition, we will discuss hatred and racism in America following the violent events in Charlottesville, VA.

Duration: 00:51:58


Justice For All? Indiana’s Public Defender System

8/11/2017
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The Constitution ensures the right to representation in criminal prosecutions. Is Indiana's public defender system equipped to uphold that right for all people?

Duration: 00:51:17


Microchipping: The Future Of Implant Technology

8/4/2017
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A Wisconsin company is offering its employees tiny chip implants. Are embedded microchips the way of the future?

Duration: 00:52:44


Summer Reading: The Books We Love & How We Read Them

7/21/2017
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It's summertime, which means many Americans are checking books off their summer reading lists. This week, we are talking about the changing world of reading.

Duration: 00:52:40


Safety And Civility In Downtown Bloomington

7/14/2017
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This week we'll discuss how Bloomington continues to implement new actions and programs to combat criminal activity and drug abuse in the downtown area.

Duration: 00:52:26


How New State Laws Will Affect Hoosiers

7/7/2017
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This week we're joined by state legislators to talk about various new laws going into effect and what they mean for Hoosiers.

Duration: 00:52:41


MCCSC’s Controversial ‘Lunch Shaming’ Policy

6/30/2017
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The USDA requires all public schools to put student lunch debt policies into writing by July 1. Many are calling MCCSC's policy "lunch shaming."

Duration: 00:52:33


Hoosier Muslims And The Celebration Of Ramadan

6/23/2017
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The observance of Ramadan is considered one of the Five Pillars of the Islamic faith. This week our guests will discuss the holy month and how it is celebrated.

Duration: 00:52:46


What Changes In Internet Regulations Will Mean For Internet Users

6/16/2017
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Internet law has seen constant change and debate in recent years. Tune in to learn how national and international policies can impact your own service.

Duration: 00:52:31


How Cities Are Updating Waste Management

6/9/2017
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Many cities have upgraded how they collect and manage waste and recyclables in recent years, including Bloomington and Columbus.

Duration: 00:53:36


Digital Technology’s Impact On Education, Cognitive Development

6/2/2017
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Duration: 00:53:53


High School Graduates Discuss Preparing For Life Post-Grad

5/26/2017
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Join us this year as students from Harmony, Bloomington South High School, and Brown County High School reflect and look forward on their educations.

Duration: 00:53:59


Addressing Challenges In Food Insecure Communities

5/19/2017
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This year approximately 14 percent of Hoosiers qualify as being food insecure. What are Indiana communities doing to fix this?

Duration: 00:53:50


Addressing Student Debt And Financial Literacy

5/5/2017
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This week on Noon Edition our panel will be discussing the current efforts to address student loan debt, and to improve student financial literacy.

Duration: 00:53:39

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