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The root of Indiana's myriad problems

November 22, 2010
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Longtime economist Morton Marcus says the objective truth is that Indiana is in decline. He also insists the solution is a change in the culture, not just job creation.
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A historian muses on the American character and the debt crisis

November 15, 2010
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Indiana University's James Madison is "marginally optimistic" Americans have the fortitude to tackle what could grow to become an emergency ranking with the Civil War, the Great Depression and World War II.
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Elections encourage an arch-conservative

November 3, 2010
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Bill Styring, whose long, wonkish career includes analyzing health reform for Mike Pence, cried last night.
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Kissinger speaks out about Indiana's 'passion' problem

September 28, 2010
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Pete Kissinger, who co-founded Bioanalytical Systems in West Lafayette, thinks Indiana needs more people like Bill Cook and Scott Jones—people who actually like their businesses.
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Mayors: Time to kick the unemployed in the keister

September 24, 2010
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Marion's Wayne Seybold and Greenfield's Brad DeReamer say too many people would rather collect unemployment than look for work.
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New venture capital firm off to blazingly fast start

September 9, 2010
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Cultivian Ventures began investing in a no-man's land just as the financial crisis ramped up, and now it's already considering a second fund.
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Best real estate agents get severe haircuts

August 30, 2010
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One perspective shows top-selling teams working just as hard to sell 27 percent less.
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Indiana bombs in rankings of 'new economy' states

August 25, 2010
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State has a dire future if Business Facilities' latest lists are any indication.
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Two reasons for optimism about a local housing recovery

August 24, 2010
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Pending sales are shooting up this month, and list prices are edging up over the long haul, a broker notes.
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Do manufacturers ever get to rest? (No.)

August 23, 2010
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Manufacturers continue to wring more from less. But have the gains been worth the human cost?
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Debating the place of the U.S. in the global economy

August 17, 2010
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China and India are quickly moving toward reestablishing their historical roles as two of the world's biggest economies. Where will the U.S. fit in?
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Market losses hammer Indiana colleges

August 16, 2010
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Three institutions flagged by U.S. Department of Education financial responsibility test.
 
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How have state workers fared under performance pay? Good question.

August 13, 2010
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Inconsistencies make comparisons a heavy lift.
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U.S. effectively bankrupt, economist says

August 12, 2010
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Boston University’s Kotlikoff warns the U.S. is actually in worse shape than Greece.
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Hyundai hole in Indiana

August 9, 2010
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The rising Korean industrial giant is building another plant in the U.S., but not in Indiana.
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Auer: Dow 20,000 by 2020

July 29, 2010
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Fund manager says rational thinking suggests the future is actually quite bright.
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Driving hard bargains at a big antique mall

July 27, 2010
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Shoppers are demanding price cuts on already-discounted merchandise. And young adults are showing up in droves.
 
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Legislative showdown unavoidable?

July 26, 2010
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With just about all the meat gnawed off the bones, lawmakers might turn on each other in the upcoming General Assembly.
 
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Will Indy homeowners abandon their mortgages?

July 21, 2010
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In other markets, homeowners who can afford their payments are making the ethical and financial calculus to hand the keys back.
 
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Momentum builds to delay Social Security

July 16, 2010
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Politicians are beginning to tepidly make the case to head off disaster.
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Why the recovery seems so lackluster

July 14, 2010
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Indiana doesn't come out so badly in a new Federal Reserve study.
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An ode to utility workers

July 13, 2010
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They're some of the most stable people in the state, a new study shows.
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Is alternative energy sustainable in Indiana?

July 7, 2010
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An economic development observer questions what will happen after the feds turn off the tap.
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Indy job recovery still underway

June 18, 2010
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Mixed unemployment report has some positive nuggets.
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How federal pork suppresses business

June 15, 2010
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A Harvard study shows companies suffer when politicians deluge their states with federal dollars.
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