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You-review-it Monday

Bruce Hetrick
July 6, 2008
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It was a long weekend. Surely you found some entertainment beyond the barbecue. Like me, did you take the opportunity to visit with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at Conner Prairie...on with the Sanders Family in "Smoke on the Mountain: Homecoming"...
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Prostitution and Nuvo

July 3, 2008
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Yesterday's story of an Indianapolis police officer and his wife being accused of running a prostitution ring took an interesting turn this morning when Nuvo issued a release denying any connection to the alleged wrong-doing. Lori Vernon-Lee has advertised in Nuvo for...
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Gordon selling humble pie in L.A.

Cory Schouten
July 3, 2008
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Indiana guard Eric Gordon took his show—which could easily be titled Midwest Manners and Sensibility—on the road to L.A. yesterday. And while Gordon came across a bit timid, most of the crowd loved him. Gordon...
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Michigan's pain, Indiana's gain

July 2, 2008
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Detroit keeps turning out bad news, what with General Motors, Ford and Chrysler losing market share and Volkswagenâ??s announcement last fall that it would abandon the city and move its U.S. headquarters to Virginia. Now Volkswagen is days away from unveiling...
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Danica, Dixon nominated for ESPYs

Cory Schouten
July 2, 2008
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Indy Racing League drivers Danica Patrick and Scott Dixon have been nominated for ESPY awards to be presented July 20 on ESPN. Patrick, the Andretti Green Racing driver who is fifth in the standings...
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Indians continue attendance tear

Cory Schouten
July 2, 2008
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The Indianapolis Indians’ July 4 home game against the Louisville Bats—the Cincinnati Reds farm team—is  sold out. A limited number of standing-room-only tickets will be made available at game time. Victory Field has a...
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Executive pay is 'flat'

July 2, 2008
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Indianapolis-area executives are struggling to keep their compensation at last yearâ??s levels â?? which were no improvement over 2006. Thatâ??s the observation of compensation specialist Debi Muelller, a partner in the human relations firm HR Dimensions. â??At best, itâ??s flat,â?? says Mueller...
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Att. shoppers: explicit material

Bruce Hetrick
July 2, 2008
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My just-over-the-cubicle-wall colleagues at Indiana Lawyer reported yesterday that Judge Sarah Evans Barker "threw out a new Indiana law requiring bookstores and other retailers to register with the state and pay a $250 fee if they want to sell...
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  1. I could be wrong, but I don't think Butler views the new dorm as mere replacements for Schwitzer and or Ross.

  2. An increase of only 5% is awesome compared to what most consumers face or used to face before passage of the ACA. Imagine if the Medicaid program had been expanded to the 400k Hoosiers that would be eligible, the savings would have been substantial to the state and other policy holders. The GOP predictions of plan death spirals, astronomical premium hikes and shortages of care are all bunk. Hopefully voters are paying attention. The Affordable Care Act (a.k.a Obamacare), where fully implemented, has dramatically reduced the number of uninsured and helped contained the growth in healthcare costs.

  3. So much for competition lowering costs.

  4. As I understand the proposal, Keystone would take on the debt, not the city/CRC. So the $104K would not be used to service the $3.8M bond. Keystone would do that with its share.

  5. Adam C, if anything in Carmel is "packed in like sardines", you'll have to show me where you shop for groceries. Based on 2014 population estimates, Carmel has around 85,000 people spread across about 48 square miles, which puts its density at well below 1800 persons/sq mi, which is well below Indianapolis (already a very low-density city). Noblesville is minimally less dense than Carmel as well. The initiatives over the last few years have taken what was previously a provincial crossroads with no real identity beyond lack of poverty (and the predictably above-average school system) and turned it into a place with a discernible look, feel, and a center. Seriously, if you think Carmel is crowded, couldn't you opt to live in the remaining 95% of Indiana that still has an ultra-low density development pattern? Moreover, if you see Carmel as "over-saturated" have you ever been to Chicago--or just about any city outside of Indiana?

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