The Cost of Graffiti: Part II of II

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Photo by Emily Loftis

BLOOMINGTON, IN. In conclusion to a two-part series on graffiti, WFIU’s Emily Loftis talks with business owners about the debate and the work of a city employee who cleans spray-paint:

The cost of wiping out graffiti is becoming more expensive for Bloomington city officials and for local proprietors.

Graffiti writers look at a piece and notice color schemes, form, background—and maybe even meaning.  But those who have to clean it up see resources spent as a result of someone else’s mischief…

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