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EDITORIAL: Roll out red carpet for NRA confabRestricted Content

February 8, 2014
Few trade groups are more polarizing, so city officials, the local hospitality industry and the NRA itself have all been remarkably low-key about the group's upcoming visit.
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EDITORIAL: Commuter tax needs fences

February 1, 2014
Indy Chamber might incite a little road rage by proposing a commuter tax that would allow Indianapolis to collect revenue from those who work in the city but live outside county lines.
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EDITORIAL: Booze regulation needs an updateRestricted Content

January 25, 2014
 IBJ Staff
Someday, perhaps not too many years from now, Indiana will have liquor laws that are well-reasoned and rationale.
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EDITORIAL: Marriage debate wastes our timeRestricted Content

January 18, 2014
 IBJ Staff
Among the many good arguments for not putting Indiana through an expensive and embarrassing battle over same-sex marriage, one gets little attention: amending the Constitution to prohibit it won’t matter in the long run.
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EDITORIAL: Forge ahead with preschoolRestricted Content

January 11, 2014
Gov. Mike Pence said last month that he wants to help young children from low-income homes start kindergarten “ready for a life of learning.” We applaud that goal, and ask the governor and General Assembly to craft voucher legislation that encourages the highest-quality preschools.
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EDITORIAL: Jacobs bestowed valuable lessons

January 4, 2014
Had Andy Jacobs not fulfilled the duties of his congressional office so unusually during his nearly 30 years in the House, the outpouring of memories following his Dec. 29 death might have been more mundane.
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EDITORIAL: Simon gifts to make big mark on region

December 28, 2013
It’s hard to overstate the importance of generous benefactors to the quality of life of this region.
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EDITORIAL: Time is right for justice center

December 21, 2013
Finally, the city is talking seriously about consolidating the jumble of courts, jails and public offices that compose its criminal justice system and plunking them in a new facility—a sprawling blockhouse with an estimated cost of $200 million to $400 million.
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EDITORIAL: Greatness for Indiana shouldn't waitRestricted Content

December 14, 2013
The General Assembly has much to accomplish in its short session.
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Velocity plan for downtown signals mind-set shiftRestricted Content

December 7, 2013
For too long, we’ve built our downtown primarily as a place to visit—whether for work, a convention or a sporting event—then leave.
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EDITORIAL: Solid reasons to give thanks

November 30, 2013
Those of us living in the Indianapolis area certainly have a lot to be thankful for, including these reasons:
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EDITORIAL: Panhandling deal should be OK’d

November 23, 2013
The City-County Council would be well advised to adopt panhandling-ordinance changes passed Nov. 19 by the Rules and Public Policy Committee.
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EDITORIAL: Pence should explain stanceRestricted Content

November 16, 2013
Mike Pence officially began running for governor in May 2011 and has occupied the office since January, yet Hoosiers still don’t know why he doesn’t want tax subsidies to help people buy private insurance. It’s time he made the reason clear.
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EDITORIAL: Time for an end to Carmel dramaRestricted Content

November 9, 2013
The implosion of the once-powerful Carmel Redevelopment Commission doesn’t look good in the headlines, but the turmoil has a silver lining. It should end a period in Carmel’s history when fast physical transformation of the town seemed to be leadership’s only concern.
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EDITORIAL: Study water needs while there’s timeRestricted Content

November 2, 2013
Ignoring the future won’t make it go away. And without legislative leadership, Indiana’s future looks dry.
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EDITORIAL: Indy Chamber embraces arc of historyRestricted Content

October 26, 2013
Few contemporary political skirmishes break down so cleanly into two sides: The right side of history, and the wrong.
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Asians help economiesRestricted Content

October 26, 2013
Your [Oct. 14] editorial encouraging Asian immigration was spot-on. I have been saying for years that the United States, and Indianapolis in particular, should encourage Asians to migrate here.
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EDITORIAL: Pitch Indianapolis to Asian immigrantsRestricted Content

October 12, 2013
Eli Lilly and Co., Cummins and other Indianapolis-area companies could use a little help attracting some of the immigration streaming out of Asia.
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EDITORIAL: Amtrak talks need to succeedRestricted Content

September 28, 2013
Better late than never. Less than a week before federal funding was set to end for the Hoosier State Amtrak route, which offers the only passenger train service four days a week from here to Chicago, state officials have finally begun discussing with Amtrak how to replace the annual $3 million subsidy.
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EDITORIAL: State scores well on United flights

September 21, 2013
The state also should consider joining the U.S. Justice Department in its challenge to a merger between U.S. Airways and American Airlines.
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EDITORIAL: Quality of life takes center stageRestricted Content

September 14, 2013
 IBJ Staff
Few would argue with the assertion that the Indianapolis area is a good place to do business. Taxes are low, regulations are generally reasonable and the cost of living is low.
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EDITORIAL: Corporations, flex your musclesRestricted Content

September 7, 2013
Indianapolis needs to stage a Super Bowl encore performance.
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EDITORIAL: Find a long-term fixRestricted Content

August 31, 2013
 IBJ Staff
Mayor Ballard’s support for the $6 million World Sports Park on the far-east side has become a rallying point for critics of his spending priorities. They say the money would be better spent chipping away at the city’s huge infrastructure needs. We think they’re missing the point on a couple of fronts.
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EDITORIAL: Time for an upgradeRestricted Content

August 24, 2013
Though far from shabby, Circle Centre is looking a little long in the tooth two years shy of its 20th birthday.
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EDITORIAL: Root out rogue attorneys

August 17, 2013
They’ve been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Yet next to the names Paul J. Page and David Wyser in the Indiana Roll of Attorneys appear the words: “Active in good standing.”
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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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