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Darryl Smith

Big Cheeze finds success

At 11 p.m. on a Tuesday, the large, white trailer is backed into a corner parking spot directly across the street from Kilroy’s Dunnkirk.

Griffy Lake to be drained for dam repairs

Fishing, kayaking, canoeing, hiking — if you haven’t taken advantage of what Griffy Lake Nature Preserve has to offer, you had better do it soon. The small reservoir just north of campus will be drained this summer for repairs on the reservoir’s dam.

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Dancers rehearse for the annual Jacobs School of Music presentation of "The Nutcracker" during a 2012 rehearsal in the Musical Arts Center. The set for the 2017 performance was designed by C. David Higgins.


Bloomington's City Hall is one of two city buildings that have received solar installations as part of the Solarize Bloomington Initiative. The in-progress solar installation project on City Hall is expected to finish by September.


Paul “Pablo” Adams sings at the Players’ Pub Sept. 8, 2012 at the Bloomington Songwriters Showcase. Adams will perform at Bear's Place for the showcase Tuesday night.


After a free hot meal at the Community Kitchen, Cassie made a trip to Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard in Bloomington. Cassie receives her food stamps on the tenth of each month and utilizes resources in Bloomington the final day before receiving her next allowance of food stamps.


Cassie took Olivia, Ashton and Eli to the junior high school where they had a dinner and laptops and faculty available to help parents sign their children up for the 21st Century Scholars program. This was to sign up Olivia. Chili was the main dish along with cookies, veggies and cups of peanut butter.


Toddler Eli, youngest of Cassie Winder’s four children, couldn’t be convinced to eat his dinner of steak and macaroni and cheese Nov 18. With only a small patio table that could seat two Eli and Cassie’s boyfriend Kris had their dinner on the kitchen floor.


Cassie Winders, 33-year-old single mother of four, uses her EBT card to purchase food for dinner Nov. 18 at Kroger.


Cassie Winders shops at Kroger with her two oldest children, Patrick and Alivia, for forgotten ingredients for Monday night dinner soon after receiving her food stamps. Cassie says she often looks at the meat that is discounted as it hits its expiration date.


Cassie and her eldest son Patrick sit at the patio table in the family’s kitchen after the rest of the family had eaten their dinner of steak and macaroni and cheese. Having recently received her food stamp benefits, Cassie said they would not be eating as good by the end of the month.


Mike Webb, a maintenance worker at the Indiana Memorial Union, removes leaves and debris from storm drains in an attempt to lower the water level at the intersection of 7th and Woodlawn as traffic continue to risk driving through the high water. The intersection flooded following heavy rains that accompanied severe storms Sunday. “I don’t know who’s supposed to do this but I just grabbed the first boots I could find and came out here,” Webb said.

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