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August 12, 2016

 

Bloomington is launching a public awareness campaign to encourage residents to donate money to social services agencies rather than giving panhandlers money.

Noon Edition: New Program Tackles Aggressive Panhandling

This week on Noon Edition we spoke to local experts about homelessness and panhandling in Bloomington.

August 12, 2016

 

Hamilton Bloomington

Panhandling Initiative To Look At ‘The Big Picture’

The city’s approach seeks to not only decrease crime, but look deeper into the issues of poverty and homelessness.

August 12, 2016

 

Gilbert Park

Terre Haute Reduces Crime In City Park By Removing Benches

Terre Haute city leaders found a way to reduce crime in one of the city’s central parks by more than 80 percent.

June 4, 2016

 

Homeless men in Bloomington.

Indiana Transitional Housing Feels Effects of Budget Cuts

The cuts will leave many Indiana residents without the valuable services transitional housing provides.

June 3, 2016

 

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Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ June 3, 2016

President Obama is shining a spotlight on Elkhart, we visit some midwives looking for a certified program and how funding changes could affect the homeless.

May 30, 2016

 

Indiana Sees Budget Cuts To Homeless Transitional Housing

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development's "housing-first" approach has left homeless programs in Clark and Floyd counties with nearly $550,000 in cuts.

August 5, 2015

 

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Annual Study Shows State’s Overall Homeless Population Down

While the overall homeless population is down, Bloomington's homeless population saw a slight increase over the past year.

July 31, 2015

 

Columbus Township Trustee Ben Jackson says it is hard to determine whether the homeless population is increasing in the area.

New Homeless Shelter Approved In Columbus

Right now there is an eight-room emergency housing facility in Columbus, and during the winter agencies often have to place homeless people in hotel rooms.

June 24, 2015

 

Bloomington City Hall

City Commission Recommends Protections for Vets, Homeless

Bloomington's Human Rights Commission has drafted changes to the city Human Rights Ordinance; It's up to the Common Council to finalize the additions.

June 11, 2015

 

Kirkwood Avenue

What’s Next In The Kirkwood Avenue Debate?

The discussion of illegal activities on Kirkwood Avenue has been framed around the issue of homelessness—an ongoing, often controversial topic in Bloomington.

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