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Dolphin trainer keeps busy in and out of water

Valerie Hollowell always has known she wanted to work with dolphins. After all, trips to Sea World were highlights of her childhood. But now that she's a senior marine mammal trainer, she knows the seemingly glamorous job she watched from the stands is more than wet suits and whistles.
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Culinary training gains popularity as restaurant boom continues

Indiana Business College will launch a Chef's Academy downtown next month, offering an 18-month program intended to produce trained "culinarians." Ivy Tech Community College, meanwhile, is looking for space to expand its two-year culinary arts program, which has seen explosive growth.
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High-profile, high-dollar gifts put Fairbanks Foundation among philanthropic elite

The charitable organization awarded 84 grants totaling nearly $22 million in 2005. Already this year, it has announced another $24.5 million in high-profile, high-dollar gifts that will ensure the Fairbanks name isn't forgotten.
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Family's prized lemon drinks add zest to Indiana State Fair

Beverly Morgan and her husband Allen opened their first lemon shake-up stand at the Marion County Fair in 1970, when they were both teachers looking for some summer income. It went so well, they opened a stand at the Indiana State Fair. And they'll be back there this week, when the fair kicks off its 150th year of midway rides and corn dogs.
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At age 25, Wild Birds exceeds 300 stores in 43 states, Canada

When Jim Carpenter opened the first Wild Birds Unlimited in Indianapolis 25 years ago, his goal was to bring people and nature together--a combination that has brought him "unimaginable" success.
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