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Bringing self-publishing to the classroom

Professor Textbook aims to bring self-publishing to college campuses by helping professors publish their own textbooks.
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Barrington Jewels sparkles despite economic downturn

The recession has put the squeeze on many retailers, but fine jewelry is an exception, at least at Barrington Jewels. Owners Goel and Mitra Ahdoot are seeing their business flourish.
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Summer program turns teens into entrepreneurs

Eighteen students from Indianapolis’ Haughville neighborhood sold their wares— ranging from caps and sunglasses to purses to home-baked cookies—as part of a summer business-education program for low-income youth.
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Earle Travel Co. perseveres despite flu scare, recession

Earle Travel Co. has been weathering challenges as the recession has deepened and H1N1 influenza spiked earlier this year. Those problems have nearly capsized many travel agencies, but co-owner Kelly Shea said Earle’s business slumped only 8 percent last year.
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A taste of summer: CPA spends summers as ice cream man

Certified public accountant Dave Norris bought a 1976 Good Humor truck and started his family-owned U Want Ice Cream mobile route in 2007, aiming to make a personal connection with people—along with a little extra money.
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