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Archive for May, 2015

Apartments for Homeless Open in Downtown Muncie

MUNCIE – Construction is winding down on an $8.4 million downtown apartment building that was chased out of a southside neighborhood. One of the tenants is an alcoholic man suffering from mental disorders/brain injuries who had been sleeping behind some shrubbery near the front entrance of a building along Tillotson Avenue. Walnut Commons, at Walnut…
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Photo Tour of Walnut Commons

13 Women Move from YWCA to Walnut Commons

MUNCIE – Patty Murphy is one of the initial tenants to move into the new downtown Walnut Commons, the city’s first “supportive housing” project to combat homelessness. “Anything I can get help with, I’ll be willing to accept it,” said Murphy, 49, who suffers from depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and other hardships that landed her…
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