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City recycling deal would boost incinerator's profitsRestricted Content

June 14, 2014
As IBJ was first to report on June 9, Mayor Greg Ballard is contemplating a new, 10-year contract with Covanta, which already is set to receive the city’s waste through 2018.More.

Proportion of zero-car households rolls past 10 percent

August 16, 2014
Indianapolis experienced one of the fastest gains in car-less households of any major city in a recent five-year period, according to U.S. Census data compiled by a University of Michigan researcher.More.

IPL moves to drop coal from Harding Street power plant

August 15, 2014
Indianapolis' electricity utility plans to convert its aging Harding Street power plant entirely to natural gas by 2016, after facing growing pressure to do so from environmental groups and politicians.More.

Farmers on pace for record corn crop, report says

August 12, 2014
A bigger crop was expected as adequate rain and cool temperatures made for favorable growing conditions in the 18 states that produce 91 percent of the nation's corn.More.

Groups want Indianapolis utility to test water

August 11, 2014
Environmental, health and neighborhood groups are calling on the Marion County Health Department to compel Indianapolis Power & Light to test groundwater at eight coal ash lagoons on the city's south side.More.
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  1. Bank of America close to record settlement with U.S.

  2. Celadon misses mark despite jump in revenue, profit

  3. Calumet Specialty takes loss after refinery slowdown

  4. Finance company cutting 170 jobs in Evansville

  5. Baldwin & Lyons' profit surges on big investment gains

  6. ITT Educational scrutiny spreads to college’s lenders

  7. Hospital services center to hire up to 320 workers

  8. NCAA grants more power to five biggest conferences

  9. Pennsylvania, NCAA seek time for talks in Penn State suit

  10. Local Goodwill boss McClelland set to retire in mid-2015

  11. Mike's Carwash splitting into two companies

  12. Boost for vets' health: Obama signs new law

  13. Delayed Sugar Creek food plant may operate by next summer

  14. State agency says it lacks adoption subsidy money

  15. Report: Indiana consumer spending rebounds from recession

  16. U.S. worker productivity recovers after steep fall

  17. NCAA decision paves way for more aid to athletes

  18. State needs better water management, report says

  19. UPDATE: Cool summer sets hopes for record harvest

  20. IUPUI plans to build $45 million residence hall

  21. Judge rules that NCAA ban on student-player pay is illegal

  22. IMS should change to accommodate its fans

  23. Praise for dedication

  24. New judicial center would set off an office exodus downtown

  25. NFP of NOTE: RecycleForce

  26. LOPRESTI: Schumacher has stories to tell after 57 years with Indians

  27. New Simon VC arm making bets on retail technology

  28. DINING: State Fair finds

  29. $500M Indy justice center relies on novel funding

  30. Steak n Shake bringing menu fixtures to the freezer aisle

  31. MORRIS: Ignore 55+ demo? Big mistake! Big! Huge!

  32. Indy startup has rare disease in its sights

  33. Building spree reshaping Broad Ripple Village

  34. Will a new app disrupt snow, lawn-care businesses?

  35. Family peanut-butter venture sees sales take off

  36. Tag Heuer signs sponsorship with IndyCar, Speedway

  37. JOSEPH: Small businesses must grow up

  38. KENNEDY: Indianapolis needs a commuter tax

  39. EDITORIAL: Covanta deal raises red flags

  40. Records - Aug. 11, 2014

  41. People in the news - Aug. 11, 2014

  42. Indianapolis Opera hires Stolen to help assess future

  43. Monroe County alters ordinance that sparked I-69 suit

  44. NCAA says it will appeal player-compensation court ruling

  45. IU schools tackle new marketing strategies

  46. Experts: Political move could help NCAA avoid more court woes

  47. Byproducts big business for Morgan County grain mill

  48. Local CBS affiliate moving from WISH to WTTV

  49. Company news

  50. Browning/Duke building huge Plainfield distribution facility

  51. Buckingham reignites plan for Lantern Commons project

  52. Lagging on jobs, earplug maker agrees to cancel tax breaks

  53. CBS affiliation switch means major changes at WTTV

  54. Purdue rolls out 3-year plan for communications majors

  55. Cuts, price hikes fuel IU Health's quarterly profit

  56. Groups want Indianapolis utility to test water

  57. CIB to provide $5M for natatorium maintenance

  58. NCAA seeks clarification from court in O'Bannon ruling

  59. Ivy Tech to ask state lawmakers for more cash

  60. Star reducing staff ahead of headquarters relocation

  61. Nearly 700,000 Indiana voter registrations 'inactive'

  62. Noble Roman's dough rises with higher profit, revenue

  63. Sales/acquisitions

  64. Construction

  65. Leases/leasing contracts

  66. Revitalization plan brings new homes to Crown Hill area

  67. U.S. Postal Service suffers $2 billion quarterly loss

  68. Kite shares start trading under 1-for-4 split

  69. Struggling hospital finds buyer, enters bankruptcy protection

  70. Teachers, students facing new state standards

  71. U.S. employment openings hit 13-year-plus high

  72. WellPoint to change corporate name back to Anthem

  73. Farmers on pace for record corn crop, report says

  74. Pence: State to pay special-needs adoption subsidies

  75. Indiana challenge to Obamacare tax-credit rule can go forward

  76. Lender forecloses on two downtown office buildings

  77. WRTV adds sports-talk host Grady to its staff

  78. Mainstreet's Turner to sell REIT in $2.3B deal

  79. Church accuses JPMorgan of mismanagement, self-dealing

  80. Democrats question $12M in consulting contracts

  81. NCAA quarterly lobbying costs surge during legal fight

  82. Area homebuilding permit filings down in July

  83. UPDATE: Underground blast rocks downtown Indianapolis

  84. State tax collections fall just below projections

  85. Local man faces 20 investment-related felony counts

  86. Vera Bradley to cut manufacturing at Indiana plant

  87. Contractor gets probation in prevailing wage case

  88. Eli Lilly to close Terre Haute animal enzyme plant

  89. Weekly U.S. unemployment claims jump by 21,000

  90. Huntingburg, Wabash named Stellar Communities

  91. Regenstrief plans new $13M headquarters

  92. Kravitz leaves Indy Star for job with WTHR

  93. Mattress maker plans 300 jobs in Plainfield

  94. IPFW study recommends shift to Indiana University control

  95. Indiana universities face budget cuts if tax intake lags

  96. Navient donates site to relocate historic home

  97. U.S. factory output rises for 6th straight month

  98. IPL moves to drop coal from Harding Street power plant

  99. Lender files to foreclose on downtown's Villagio condos

  100. Top Ballard deputy Kintner heading for private sector

  101. Illinois ends contract with private manager of lottery

  102. How to upgrade International Motor Speedway

  103. Change schools chief title while we’re at it

  104. Hendricks County pitching motorsports skill, expertise to medical manufacturers

  105. TOLLIVER: Warehousing, e-commerce merging in Indy area

  106. PROXY CORNER: Noble Roman's Inc.

  107. Will spurned TV station launch ABC courtship?

  108. MAURER: Is there room for compassion in politics?

  109. LOPRESTI: What’s in a number? Plenty, if it’s attached to your jersey

  110. Hicks: College success comes to those who persevere

  111. Kim: Investors--watch out for penny-stock 'wolves'

  112. Recent minor-league team sales suggest Indians worth $40M-plus

  113. Proportion of zero-car households rolls past 10 percent

  114. IU research center trying to remedy 'civic deficit'

  115. Children’s Museum expands footprint

  116. TRY THIS: A caving adventurer discovers the upside of the underworld

  117. Eli Lilly making renewed push in biotech field, where it once pioneered

  118. Emmis: Dynamic pricing will reshape many industries

  119. DINING: Bar should be set a little higher on promising new taqueria

  120. LAMKIN: Tax tips for a reform-minded Pence

  121. RUSTHOVEN: Carter keeps the world ‘enlightened’

  122. EDITORIAL: Public deserves full disclosure

  123. Records — Aug. 18, 2014

  124. People in the news - Aug. 18, 2014

  125. Carpenter, Fisher to merge IndyCar teams in 2015

  126. Muncie packaging company to lay off 261 workers

  127. Rebates shrink as Anthem gets better at pricing

  128. Sun King plans $8.8M brewery, tasting room in Fishers

  129. Company closing local operations, cutting 110 workers

  130. State adds jobs; unemployment rate remains at 5.9 percent

  131. Indiana's first female chief justice taking office

  132. Lilly among those eyeing antibiotic maker Cubist, analyst says

  133. Good Earth exits appeal of Broad Ripple project

  134. UPDATE: Indiana State Fair attendance tops 950,000

  135. Company news

  136. Central Indiana home sales continue to trail 2013

  137. Indiana lottery manager misses goal, but hits record numbers

  138. EMS company to end most Indiana services

  139. Indianapolis 2015 budget would use reserves

  140. Colts' Irsay seeks delay of trial on DWI charges

  141. Cardinal Health unit seeks tax breaks for local drug facility

  142. Daniels clarifies remarks about regional campuses

  143. NCAA's strongest argument might be cap limit

  144. Indiana's first female chief justice assumes office

  145. Real estate company proposing $26 million development

  146. Sales/acquisitions

  147. Leases/leasing contracts

  148. Gatling Gun Club building proving to be tough sell

  149. Carmel sports marketing firm plans headquarters expansion

  150. Central Indiana reservoir foes back river trails

  151. Home construction on the rise nationally

  152. Gaming convention sets another attendance record

  153. Judge tells Indiana to honor other states' gay marriages

  154. Indiana updates job search app for iPhone

  155. Indianapolis Downtown Inc. to go by new name

  156. Lilly wins tentative approval for diabetes drug

  157. Inventor to try crowdfunding to launch cycling product

  158. 'Bring your own device' creates privacy issues for employees

  159. Proposals would improve state veteran protections

  160. Engineers: Union Station requires $3.7 million in emergency repairs

  161. Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

  162. Judge denies stay after right-to-work ruling

  163. Former lawmaker at center of $1.7M contract complaint