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Kite Line- August 11, 2017: Prisoner Perspectives on Collateral Damage

We start this episode with a message from Angaza, a prisoner in the IDOC system who describes recent unfair changes in prison correspondence and what people on both the inside and outside are trying to do about it. As of April first, the Indiana Department of Correction is no longer accepting any correspondence for inmates that’s on colored paper or …

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Indiana Dept. of Corrections Cancels Contract with Healthcare Provider

The Indiana Department of Corrections has discontinued its contract with Corizon Health, the private corporation that handles most of the state’s inmate healthcare. Corizon announced last week that it would be laying off about 700 employees in 22 locations around the state. The contract, which is worth $100 million a year, is being taken up by Pittsburg-based Wexford Health Sources. …

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Daily Local News – March 20, 2017

The city of Bloomington is holding meetings all week about the proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of County property; The Lotus Education and Arts Foundation has announced five performances by global artists for the 22nd Annual Lotus Blossoms Program; State lawmakers are considering a bill that would help victims of domestic violence to obtain separate phone accounts from their …

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Monroe County Corrections Plans to Monitor More Low-Level Felons

Monroe County Community Corrections was recently awarded $1.3 million in grant money from the Indiana Department of Corrections. The County’s Chief Probation Officer, Linda Brady, said the additional state funds were to help pay for changes put in place by the state legislature two years ago, when lawmakers did a major re-write of the Indiana Criminal Code. The changes made …

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Daily Local News – May 16, 2016

Members of the public called for the resignation of County Auditor Steve Saulter at a meeting of the Monroe County Commissioners on Friday; The organization, Feeding America, estimates that about one in five children in Monroe County struggles with food insecurity; The Bloomington Parks Foundation has partnered with the city’s parks and recreation department in an effort to replace trees …

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