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What's next for guns at work

March 19, 2010
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Beginning July 1, employees will be able to bring guns to work. A labor lawyer says employers will need to get creative.
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Would health reform spark exodus of best, brightest?

March 15, 2010
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Guaranteed availability of health insurance might prompt top employees to leave businesses and other organizations.
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Gonzo BMW riders

March 9, 2010
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The biker who nearly ran you into the ditch just might be your friendly investment banker.
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Perils of non-family managers

February 25, 2010
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A former Toyota exec blasts non-family managers for the company’s problems. Are some Indianapolis-area companies better- or worse-off after families relinquished control?
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Accident-prone lawyers

February 23, 2010
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The people who wreck cars most often are not pizza delivery drivers, but lawyers. Are they racking up billable hours on cell phones?
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Minimum wage downside

February 9, 2010
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The minimum wage appears to be locking some teens out of jobs.
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Will easy commutes linger?

January 29, 2010
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Traffic counts are rising, but the jobless are still at home.
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Two recipes to improve Indy

January 26, 2010
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City father and Indiana Pacers chief Jim Morris says Indianapolis will rise or fall depending on how well the city nurtures children and connects with the world. So, how are we doing?
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Killer desk jobs

January 19, 2010
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Swedish doctors say sitting for long periods carries health risks.
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Immigration redux at the Statehouse

January 11, 2010
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Are Republicans shooting themselves in the foot with another bill targeting illegals?
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Too much, too soon in Elkhart?

January 6, 2010
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Embattled workers might lose motivation to go back to school, thus putting them in an even worse position in the long run.
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Mad about work? Let it out

November 24, 2009
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If you're angry about unfair treatment at work, and don't let it out, you're much more likely to have a heart attack, a new study shows.
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Lilly snags talent kudos

November 19, 2009
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Fortune magazine ranked the drug company among the best in the world for managing talent.
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Layoff euphemisms

November 9, 2009
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Corporations simply don't like direct language, a Butler University professor says.
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Should Indiana take Gates' money?

October 26, 2009
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Indiana wants to apply for controversial funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to seek federal education grants.
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The right mix of work and vacation

October 22, 2009
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Americans have long desired the comparatively lavish vacations enjoyed by peers in other industrialized countries, but the higher productivity of the U.S. economy is the trade-off.
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Federal workers dodging layoffs

October 9, 2009
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One of the best places to have waited out this recession was in federal government. Federal workers have pretty much gotten a bye on pink slips at a time private sector employees have taken it on the chin.
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Surprise: Moms not opting out of jobs

October 1, 2009
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Census researchers have debunked the common perception that rising numbers of the most accomplished mothers in the work place are opting out for full-time family life.
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Lilly as an employment destination

September 14, 2009
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Eli Lilly and Co. has experienced a string of setbacks in recent years. Is it still a good place to work?
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On the hook for bariatric surgery

September 11, 2009
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An Indiana Court of Appeals ruling favoring an obese employee is likely to make employers think twice about hiring overweight people.

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Community Health hires a maverick

August 21, 2009
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Today’s announcement that Community Health Network named Tony Lennen to head its Community Hospital South was a bit of an eye-opener.

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Shifting health benefits

July 21, 2009
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The end of sweeping cuts in employee health benefits and the beginning of another trend is in sight, says Mike Miles, vice president and senior benefits consultant at Gregory & Appel Insurance. Employers have slashed benefits so deeply that the cuts...
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Myrland on the chamber, church

July 15, 2009
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Thereâ??s nothing like a little time away from a job to refine oneâ??s perspective. Which makes John Myrlandâ??s distance from the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce all the more interesting. Myrland, 58, resigned as president of the chamber at the end of 2005...
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Smart phones and meetings

June 22, 2009
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The days of only the powerful few getting by with tapping their Blackberries during meetings are long gone. When was the last time you were in a gathering where more people seemed interested in the topic or the speaker...
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Reining in bouncers

June 5, 2009
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Thereâ??s nothing like a menacing bouncer to keep the peace at some nightclubs. Now, though, cities weary of bouncers causing more havoc than calm â?? think beatings and assaults â?? are forcing them to get licenses. San Diego...
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  1. I am so impressed that the smoking ban FAILED in Kokomo! I might just move to your Awesome city!

  2. way to much breweries being built in indianapolis. its going to be saturated market, if not already. when is enough, enough??

  3. This house is a reminder of Hamilton County history. Its position near the interstate is significant to remember what Hamilton County was before the SUPERBROKERs, Navients, commercial parks, sprawling vinyl villages, and acres of concrete retail showed up. What's truly Wasteful is not reusing a structure that could still be useful. History isn't confined to parks and books.

  4. To compare Connor Prairie or the Zoo to a random old house is a big ridiculous. If it were any where near the level of significance there wouldn't be a major funding gap. Put a big billboard on I-69 funded by the tourism board for people to come visit this old house, and I doubt there would be any takers, since other than age there is no significance whatsoever. Clearly the tax payers of Fishers don't have a significant interest in this project, so PLEASE DON'T USE OUR VALUABLE MONEY. Government money is finite and needs to be utilized for the most efficient and productive purposes. This is far from that.

  5. I only tried it 2x and didn't think much of it both times. With the new apts plus a couple other of new developments on Guilford, I am surprised it didn't get more business. Plus you have a couple of subdivisions across the street from it. I hope Upland can keep it going. Good beer and food plus a neat environment and outdoor seating.

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