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Group rounds up business help for Census

April 1, 2010
As deadline day arrives, the Indianapolis Complete Count Committee is encouraging area companies to provide funding for local marketing and events designed to encourage citizens to fill out their Census forms.

Engineer doubles as inventor

December 26, 2009
Hidden Toilet Paper, a small business in Fishers, patented a device that installs toilet-paper rolls into walls, keeping paper safe from pets and children.

Math teacher has spent 25 years working Colts sidelines

December 19, 2009
Steve Taylor loves to tell his NFL war stories. There’s the time he taunted Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and the many times he’s been flattened by an overzealous tackler. Then there was the thrill of his Indianapolis Colts’ clinching a trip to the Super Bowl.

Stout's Shoes still in step after 123 years

December 12, 2009
After more than a century in business, Indianapolis-based Stout’s Footwear Co. isn’t just surviving. It also is proceeding with plans to open a store next year on the city’s north side.

Builder looks to cold storage for steady work in a weak economy

December 5, 2009
Cold storage might become a hot business for a building contractor.

Smoking ban bill sent back to committee

November 30, 2009
The fate of a proposal that would impose a stricter workplace smoking ban in Indianapolis remains up in the air after the City-County Council voted Monday night to send the bill back to committee for further review.

Sponsor: 'No way' smoking ban would pass in current form

November 30, 2009
A proposal to strengthen Indianapolis’ workplace smoking ban is set to come before the City-County Council on Monday night, but one of the bill’s sponsors wants to send it back to committee for more work before a final vote.

Barber shop thrives on retro appeal

November 28, 2009
Brownsburg's Everyday Joe's Barber Shop offers personal touch and a retro look.

AccuPay Payroll expands in a down economy

November 28, 2009
AccuPay Payroll in Indianapolis has expanded while competing against larger, national competitors like New Jersey-based Automatic Data Processing and New York-based Paychex.
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  1. Those of you yelling to deport them all should at least understand that the law allows minors (if not from a bordering country) to argue for asylum. If you don't like the law, you can petition Congress to change it. But you can't blindly scream that they all need to be deported now, unless you want your government to just decide which laws to follow and which to ignore.

  2. 52,000 children in a country with a population of nearly 300 million is decimal dust or a nano-amount of people that can be easily absorbed. In addition, the flow of children from central American countries is decreasing. BL - the country can easily absorb these children while at the same time trying to discourage more children from coming. There is tension between economic concerns and the values of Judeo-Christian believers. But, I cannot see how the economic argument can stand up against the values of the believers, which most people in this country espouse (but perhaps don't practice). The Governor, who is an alleged religious man and a family man, seems to favor the economic argument; I do not see how his position is tenable under the circumstances. Yes, this is a complicated situation made worse by politics but....these are helpless children without parents and many want to simply "ship" them back to who knows where. Where are our Hoosier hearts? I thought the term Hoosier was synonymous with hospitable.

  3. Illegal aliens. Not undocumented workers (too young anyway). I note that this article never uses the word illegal and calls them immigrants. Being married to a naturalized citizen, these people are criminals and need to be deported as soon as humanly possible. The border needs to be closed NOW.

  4. Send them back NOW.

  5. deport now