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Colts ask fans to pump up volume

Cory Schouten
August 12, 2008
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One week from today, most of the Indianapolis Colts players will get their first look inside the new 63,000-seat Lucas Oil Stadium. Players will be checking out the field surface, lighting and other...
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Mayor: budget cannot eliminate arts

Bruce Hetrick
August 12, 2008
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And so the Indianapolis arts community exhales. There's still $1 million in the budget and there's less chance of our town being seen as culturally regressive. But what's the underlying message from Mayor Ballard's budget speech? Is it simply that cuts have...
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IRL TV rating down at Kentucky

Cory Schouten
August 11, 2008
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The television ratings for the Indy Racing League race at Kentucky Speedway continue downward. The have been cut in half since 2006. This year, the Nielsen overnight rating for Saturday’s race was .43, meaning...
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You-review-it Monday

Bruce Hetrick
August 11, 2008
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For me, the weekend was bookended with a Friday trip to Bloomington to see singer Maureen McGovern backed by IU musicians and a Sunday run to Beef & Boards for the opening of The "Producers." What did you see, hear, read...
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Do you demand a 401(k)?

August 11, 2008
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Corporations are boosting 401(k) plans even as they abandon traditional pension plans. Workers are getting automatic enrollment, more investment options and greater contributions from employers. Employees want 401(k)s, and theyâ??re good for business, companies say. In fact, companies without 401(k)s...
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Olympics scoring record viewership

Cory Schouten
August 11, 2008
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The medallists aren’t the only ones smiling at the Beijing Olympics. Officials for NBC are absolutely giddy. After two nights of coverage, NBC is averaging a 16.2 rating and 30 percent U.S. audience...
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IRL title sponsor hunt on track

Cory Schouten
August 8, 2008
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After signing a new television deal with cable channel Versus, Indy Racing League officials are still confident they can ink a title sponsor by year’s end. Sources close to negotiations said there are five...
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Zing, L'ex and Eddie Merlot

Cory Schouten
August 8, 2008
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A couple of restaurant updates today: Workers are adding a wraparound balcony to Zing, a new small-plate restaurant in the old Payton’s Place at 543 Indiana Ave. Restaurateurs...
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