AnthonySchoettle

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Schoettle grew up in Indianapolis, graduating from Southport High School and Indiana University. He then departed on a tour of middle Indiana, reporting for papers in Greenwood, Frankfort, Columbus and Franklin before landing at IBJ in 1998. At his previous jobs, he spent a decade as a political/government reporter. Beyond writing, Schoettle’s passions include animals and wildlife, watching all manner of television and long-distance cycling. Though he put away his trumpet many years ago, he remains an avid music fan. Schoettle shares his home in Southport with his wife, Elizabeth, two Pembroke Welsh Corgis and two cats. Preferring to live in a “park-like setting,” one of his primary goals each spring and summer is to see how seldom he can mow his front lawn.

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Hendricks County pitching motorsports skill, expertise to medical manufacturers

August 16, 2014
Hendricks County finds pay dirt pitching skills of racing industry to medical device manufacturers.
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Recent minor-league team sales suggest Indians worth $40M-plus

August 16, 2014
A stunning string of sales of minor-league baseball teams this year suggests the Indianapolis Indians’ current stock buy-back offer might be undervaluing the franchise.
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Kravitz leaves Indy Star for job with WTHR

August 14, 2014
After 14 years as the Star's lead sports columnist and most recognized personality, Bob Kravitz resigned Thursday shortly after 3:30 p.m. “I agonized over this decision for days and days,” he said of joining Channel 13's sports staff.
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Will a new app disrupt snow, lawn-care businesses?

August 9, 2014
Starting this month, Indianapolis area residents and business owners can order up lawn mowing and snow plowing services through an app.
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Two Indianapolis-based tabloids up for sale

August 5, 2014
Long-time local publisher Ted Fleischaker recently put his two print publications—The Word and Up Downtown—on the market. He says he's a motivated seller.
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More executives want break from 24-hour connectivity

August 2, 2014
A growing number of people are seeking a kind of digital detox at least once a year, but many still resist the idea. According to Wired magazine, less than 10 percent of all Americans unplug—even for one week a year,
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New TV deals to provide huge cash infusion for Colts

August 2, 2014
The NFL’s new contracts with CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN—which take effect this month—are set to deliver each of the league’s 32 teams a $27 million bump in national television revenue, according to sources familiar with the deals.
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Indiana Limestone Co. digs out of deep hole

July 26, 2014
In February, Indiana Limestone Co. filed for bankruptcy. But two months later, Chicago-based Wynnchurch Capital Ltd. bought the quarry company out of bankruptcy. ILC is now digging out and looking at a brighter horizon.
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Indy Eleven leads NASL in attendance, could add capacity next year

August 13, 2014
Indy Eleven officials want to raise revenue but have no interest in raising ticket prices. With the team selling out home games, Eleven chief Peter Wilt will have to get creative, and eventually make another run at a new stadium.
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Tag Heuer plans major IndyCar-centric marketing campaign

August 7, 2014
As part of its sponsorship deal with the IndyCar Series, Tag Heuer will get naming rights to the Pit Stop Challenge held in conjunction with the Indianapolis 500, will have signage and displays at the IMS and will market an Indy 500 special edition watch.
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George injury will cost Pacers plenty of money

August 6, 2014
If rising star Paul George is lost for the entire 2014-2015 season, his absence will likely trigger an eight-figure loss for the Indiana Pacers.
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Notre Dame boosting college football ticket market, IU dragging it down

July 30, 2014
When it comes to getting into college football games, not many places are more expensive than Notre Dame. IU meanwhile depresses ticket prices on the secondary market more than any school in the Big Ten except one.
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LeBron's latest decision sends Indy plant into action

July 28, 2014
An Instagram message from LeBron James Sunday afternoon set off a torrent of activity at Adidas’ printing plant on Indianapolis' east side, the likes of which hadn't been seen in five years.
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  1. I am not by any means judging whether this is a good or bad project. It's pretty simple, the developers are not showing a hardship or need for this economic incentive. It is a vacant field, the easiest for development, and the developer already has the money to invest $26 million for construction. If they can afford that, they can afford to pay property taxes just like the rest of the residents do. As well, an average of $15/hour is an absolute joke in terms of economic development. Get in high paying jobs and maybe there's a different story. But that's the problem with this ask, it is speculative and users are just not known.

  2. Shouldn't this be a museum

  3. I don't have a problem with higher taxes, since it is obvious that our city is not adequately funded. And Ballard doesn't want to admit it, but he has increased taxes indirectly by 1) selling assets and spending the money, 2) letting now private entities increase user fees which were previously capped, 3) by spending reserves, and 4) by heavy dependence on TIFs. At the end, these are all indirect tax increases since someone will eventually have to pay for them. It's mathematics. You put property tax caps ("tax cut"), but you don't cut expenditures (justifiably so), so you increase taxes indirectly.

  4. Marijuana is the safest natural drug grown. Addiction is never physical. Marijuana health benefits are far more reaching then synthesized drugs. Abbott, Lilly, and the thousands of others create poisons and label them as medication. There is no current manufactured drug on the market that does not pose immediate and long term threat to the human anatomy. Certainly the potency of marijuana has increased by hybrids and growing techniques. However, Alcohol has been proven to destroy more families, relationships, cause more deaths and injuries in addition to the damage done to the body. Many confrontations such as domestic violence and other crimes can be attributed to alcohol. The criminal activities and injustices that surround marijuana exists because it is illegal in much of the world. If legalized throughout the world you would see a dramatic decrease in such activities and a savings to many countries for legal prosecutions, incarceration etc in regards to marijuana. It indeed can create wealth for the government by collecting taxes, creating jobs, etc.... I personally do not partake. I do hope it is legalized throughout the world.

  5. Build the resevoir. If built this will provide jobs and a reason to visit Anderson. The city needs to do something to differentiate itself from other cities in the area. Kudos to people with vision that are backing this project.

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