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You-review-it Monday

Bruce Hetrick
April 28, 2008
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For me, it was a whirlwind of a weekend, especially if you start with Thursday (OK, so I’m still a college student at heart). I started with a road trip to Louisville to catch the national tour of “Avenue Q,” found...
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Buckingham plans $45M 'village'

Cory Schouten
April 28, 2008
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A local developer has big plans for the neighborhood around the renovated Central Library. Buckingham Cos. plans to spend up to $45 million building new...
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Rejecting Obama's home state?

April 28, 2008
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Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mark Brown suggested over the weekend that Barack Obama might fare better with Indiana voters if Obama werenâ??t from Illinois. Indiana folks think of Illinois â??as the land of hoods and thugs,â?? Brown said. Illinois people...
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Kansas IRL race near sellout

Cory Schouten
April 27, 2008
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The effect of Danica Patrick’s victory is being felt from Japan to Kansas. A measurable surge in ticket demand for today’s Indy Racing League’s race near Kansas City, Kansas pushed the event near its...
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Mixed-use to replace nursing home

Cory Schouten
April 25, 2008
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Locally based Teagen Development Inc. plans to start next month on a $2.2-million retail and residential project that will replace an old nursing home at the northeast corner of...
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The sum of IU and Purdue

April 25, 2008
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It wasnâ??t so long ago that the thought of Indiana and Purdue universitiesâ?? doing anything of consequence together was a nonstarter. Then they began working on economic development together, and later life science projects. But the person who dreamed up Indianaâ??s first...
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Bucks set to hire Sampson?

Cory Schouten
April 25, 2008
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Scott Skiles is apparently a big fan of Indiana University’s former basketball coach Kelvin Sampson. Sources close to both said Skiles, who has a house in Bloomington where Sampson used to work, is urging the...
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Reading into "On The Road"

Bruce Hetrick
April 25, 2008
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In June, the Indianapolis Museum of Art will be showcasing the 120-foot-long scroll on which Jack Kerouac wrote his landmark work "On the Road." My question: Is the scroll itself art or artifact? The scrollMore
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  1. I never thought I'd see the day when a Republican Mayor would lead the charge in attempting to raise every tax we have to pay. Now it's income taxes and property taxes that Ballard wants to increase. And to pay for a pre-K program? Many studies have shown that pre-K offer no long-term educational benefits whatsoever. And Ballard is pitching it as a way of fighting crime? Who is he kidding? It's about government provided day care. It's a shame that we elected a Republican who has turned out to be a huge big spending, big taxing, big borrowing liberal Democrat.

  2. Why do we blame the unions? They did not create the 11 different school districts that are the root of the problem.

  3. I was just watching an AOW race from cleveland in 1997...in addition to the 65K for the race, there were more people in boats watching that race from the lake than were IndyCar fans watching the 2014 IndyCar season finale in the Fontana grandstands. Just sayin...That's some resurgence modern IndyCar has going. Almost profitable, nobody in the grandstands and TV ratings dropping 61% at some tracks in the series. Business model..."CRAZY" as said by a NASCAR track general manager. Yup, this thing is purring like a cat! Sponsors...send them your cash, pronto!!! LOL, not a chance.

  4. I'm sure Indiana is paradise for the wealthy and affluent, but what about the rest of us? Over the last 40 years, conservatives and the business elite have run this country (and state)into the ground. The pendulum will swing back as more moderate voters get tired of Reaganomics and regressive social policies. Add to that the wave of minority voters coming up in the next 10 to 15 years and things will get better. unfortunately we have to suffer through 10 more years of gerrymandered districts and dispropionate representation.

  5. Funny thing....rich people telling poor people how bad the other rich people are wanting to cut benefits/school etc and that they should vote for those rich people that just did it. Just saying..............

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