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Hamilton addresses farmers’ market suspension, protest arrest, public safety

Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton said the decision to suspend the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market for two Saturdays and leave the market's 118 vendors without their usual platform was a painful yet necessary one. "We know about the tragic events that ...
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To market, to market

Nine in the morning and the humidity was already a hand on my chest as I pulled the double stroller from the back of the car. No matter, I had bribed the children into clothes and carseats early enough to ...
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BREAKING: Bloomington Farmer’s Market Suspended Two Weeks Over Public Safety Concerns

The City of Bloomington is suspending the Community Farmer's Market for two weeks citing a concern for public safety after recent protests and an arrest over suspected ties between a market vendor and a white nationalist group. A Monday press ...
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Press Release: City of Bloomington suspends farmers market

Recent events at the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market have raised concerns about public safety, and the City today announced the suspension of the Market for the next two Saturdays. Since the recent public discussion of ties between a vendor at ...
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Video: IU Professor Arrested After Demonstration At Farmer’s Market

An Indiana University professor was arrested after protesting a vendor at the Bloomington Farmer’s Market Saturday. Cara Caddoo was arrested on misdemeanor charges for allegedly causing a disturbance in front of the booth belonging to Sarah Dye and Doug Mackey ...
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IU made right decision on swastikas

A recent number of BLOOM magazine carries a lengthy story on the rise of antisemitism, including in Bloomington. Among other things, the story describes a series of ugly graffiti scrawled on the stalls of the men’s bathroom in a local ...
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