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BALLARD: Contrary to perceptions, Indy gives more than it gets

In modern politics, the term “fair share” has endured more than its fair share of political contortion. I’ve never enjoyed engaging in that kind of debate. What I’ve always enjoyed are facts.
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BALLARD: Big strides are underway in diversity, economic opportunities

When I took office, I was shocked to find a backlog of over 200 equal-opportunity claims, some dating back to 2003.
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BALLARD: Calls for the mayor to take control of IPS are premature

Some thoughtful and concerned leaders believe the mayor should take over all of Indianapolis Public Schools.
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BALLARD: Atlanta impresses with redeveloped steel mill location

Atlanta turned the contaminated site of a former steel mill into an urban jewel called Atlantic Station.
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