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May 24, 2013


A group of volunteers prepares food for the community it serves.

Suburban Poverty On The Rise

This week on Noon Edition, we’ll discuss the rise in suburban poverty and what some groups are trying to do to slow the trend.

August 17, 2012


More than 400 people showed up to apply for the last round of Section 8 housing.

Affordable Housing in Bloomington

Demand for low-income housing housing is growing in Monroe County. We will check in with local housing agencies about how they are dealing with the increase.

November 29, 2010



Hunger in South-Central Indiana

1 in 4 Americans are now on government supported food programs.

December 5, 2008


Insuring Indiana’s Uninsured

This week on Noon Edition, joining us in the studio are physician and advocate for health care reform Dr. Robert Stone and Program Director at the IU School of Social Work Kathy Byers. They’ll discuss the logistics of providing health care for uninsured Hoosiers.

July 18, 2008


Understanding Poverty

This week on Noon Edition we’ll be discussing poverty in south central Indiana. Joining us in the studio will be Indiana Business Research Center Director Jerry Conover, Shalom Center Director Joel Rekas, and Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard Director Brooke Gentile.

January 4, 2008


Poverty and Hunger Activist John Breen

This week on “Noon Edition,” Bloomington computer programmer John Breen joins us in the studio to discuss his novel uses of the Internet to fight hunger and poverty worldwide. Breen founded The Hunger Site in 1999, and this year started his newest web-based charity,

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