City to close Monument Circle to homeless camps

Mark Bode, deputy communications director for Mayor Joe Hogsett, said the impetus behind the notice is that “encampments and storage of personal property in the Circle are blocking pedestrian traffic and causing disruption to nearby businesses.”

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Memory Bank: A Hoosier runs for president in 1940

Native Hoosier Wendell Willkie lost a fight against FDR’s Tennessee Valley Authority, which he called a monopoly, but gained the attention of Republicans, who nominated him to run for president against FDR in 1940, despite never having held public office.

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Video: A moment of music among the mess

On Sunday morning—just hours after a protest devolved into violence and vandalism in and around Monument Circle—ISO musician Roger Roe came downtown to play his English horn.

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