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Uncertain future for Bloomington farmers market, still no decision on charges against protestors

At Monday’s meeting of the farmers market advisory council, held in Bloomington’s city council chambers, few answers about the future of the market could be gleaned from the group’s discussion. That’s partly because the group’s role is just advisory, to ...
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Unicorn Arrested for Protesting White Supremacy in Ongoing Farmers Market Drama

Police arrested activists dressed as a giant unicorn, Wonder Woman and Vikings after they demonstrated at a farmers market in Indiana against "white supremacy." The Purple Shirt Brigade is an activist coalition formed this year in Bloomington that wears purple ...
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Cops Bust Unicorn Protesting White Supremacy at Indiana Farmer’s Market

The arrest of an inflatable purple unicorn on Saturday wasn’t even close to the strangest event to unfold at Bloomington, Indiana’s Community Farmers’ Market this year. The market was once the peaceful home of fresh vegetables and goat cheese. But ...
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Generations of Bloomington leaders gather for Latinx Awards Ceremony

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the City of Bloomington Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs hosted an awards ceremony Monday night. It recognized the achievements of business owners, Monroe County Community School Corporation educators and students and other ...
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Purple Shirt Brigade protests Schooner Creek Farm for second time at Saturday market

A group of protesters wore purple and waved makeshift purple fans Saturday afternoon at the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market to encourage shoppers to boycott Schooner Creek Farm. The Purple Shirt Brigade is a another group criticizing Schooner Creek and its ...
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IUPD receives reports of white supremacist flyers

The IU Police Department received reports of various flyers found on campus allegedly distributed by white supremacist groups on Sunday and Monday. IUPD Chief Jill Lees did not disclose what the flyers said, but said they targeted certain groups. They ...
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