News & Analysis

When will corporate travel come back?

September 26, 2014
Anthony Schoettle
An industry coalition is launching an attack on the ‘AIG effect’ in the hope of restoring a lucrative niche.
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Experts: Telemedicine can bridge mental health gap

September 25, 2014
Associated Press
Modern technology offers a way to deliver much-needed mental health care to rural sections of Indiana where little or none is available, experts told a legislative study committee Thursday.
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Digital marketing convention leaving Indy for New York

September 25, 2014
Jared Council
Connections, the high-profile digital-marketing convention hosted in Indianapolis by ExactTarget each year since the event's founding in 2005, is moving to New York City next year, city tourism officials disclosed Thursday.
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Advocates seek action on Indiana Medicaid plan

September 25, 2014
Associated Press
Health care advocates and industry lobbyists are asking federal officials for speedy approval of Indiana's request for a Medicaid expansion.
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Leaders regroup after setback for domestic violence shelter

September 25, 2014
Andrea Muirragui Davis
Community leaders pushing to open a domestic violence shelter in Hamilton County are regrouping after a key partner opted to step back into a supporting role.
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Second suit filed over Wal-Mart PCB contamination

September 25, 2014
Indiana Lawyer Staff
The class-action suit seeks compensation for any worker injuries resulting from exposure to PCBs discovered in the retailer's return center on the east side.
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Trucking companies raise wages as driver shortage grows

September 25, 2014
Bloomberg News
Average driver wages may rise as much as 6 percent in 2014, said Kenny Vieth, president of Columbus, Indiana-based Americas Commercial Transportation Research Co.
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Rise in bed sores pushes state medical errors to new high

September 25, 2014
 Associated Press and IBJ Staff
Overall, 111 medical errors were reported in 2013, the biggest number in any year since the state began reporting them in 2006.
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DeLaney asks for tougher rules after ethics conflict

September 24, 2014
Associated Press
An Indiana House Democrat is calling for a new ethics rule designed to close loopholes exposed by departing Republican House Speaker Pro Tem Eric Turner.
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Big-money donors play in quiet 2014 state election cycle

September 24, 2014
Associated Press
Campaign finance data collected by the state show that more than $35 million has been given to candidates and campaign committees so far this year.
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Indiana preschool pilot to begin in 4 counties

September 24, 2014
Associated Press
Four urban Indiana counties selected for a state-funded preschool pilot program will launch it in early 2015, officials said Wednesday during a day of meetings among state and local officials and educators.
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Tony Stewart won't face charges in deadly crash

September 24, 2014
Associated Press
A grand jury has decided against charging NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the August death of driver Kevin Ward Jr. at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Officials said Ward was under the influence of marijuana that night "enough to impair judgment."
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Major Health to put new $89 million hospital along I-74

September 24, 2014
J.K. Wall
Major Health Partners will construct the new hospital on the north edge of Shelbyville, after nearly a decade of shifting services to that location. Construction could begin next month.
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Jimmy John’s says hacker stole credit-card data at 216 stores

September 24, 2014
 Bloomberg News and IBJ Staff
The data breach affected a dozen stores in Indiana, including four in Indianapolis and one in Carmel.
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Lykins stepping down as Citizens CEO in 2015

September 24, 2014
Jeff Newman
Carey Lykins has been with Citizens for 42 years, including the past nine as president and CEO. He joined the local utility group as a cashier in 1973 when it was known as Citizens Gas & Coke Utility.
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New area code on tap for Indianapolis region

September 24, 2014
Kathleen McLaughlin
The telecommunications industry wants to add a new area code for the parts of central Indiana covered by 317. The bottom line for all residents: 10-digit dialing would be required for local calls.
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Report: Indiana high court heard 80 cases in last year

September 24, 2014
Associated Press
The court's annual report says the justices were asked to review 995 cases. Eighty of those cases made it to oral arguments. The justices read thousands of pages of briefs before deciding which cases to hear.
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New IPS teacher contract includes performance bonuses

September 24, 2014
Hayleigh Colombo, Chalkbeat Indiana
Under the pact approved by the school board Tuesday, teachers who were rated “effective” last fall can earn a $1,500 one-time bonus.
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MacAllister Machinery plans $44.5 million headquarters

September 24, 2014
 IBJ Staff
The longtime Caterpillar dealer said the 300,000-square-foot project on 133 acres at 6300 Southeastern Ave.will create 70 jobs.
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More insurers to offer health law plans next year

September 23, 2014
Associated Press
The Health and Human Services department on Tuesday reported a net increase of 63 insurers joining the market in 43 states plus Washington, D.C.
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White takes next step in hoops career, becomes Fever coach

September 23, 2014
Associated Press
Stephanie White was the perfect fit to coach the Indiana Fever. After all, the Indiana native has virtually spent her whole life in the Hoosier state.
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Indiana’s use of renewable energy up over past decade

September 23, 2014
 The Statehouse File
In 2002, less than 2 percent of the state’s energy use came from renewable resources. By 2012, the last year for which objective statistics are available, the rate increased to more than 5 percent.
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State's way of paying public defenders debated

September 23, 2014
Associated Press
The state pays the salaries of its judges and prosecutors, but public defenders are paid by counties that are only partially reimbursed for their costs—an approach that some including the executive director of the Indiana Public Defender Council want to see changed.
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Indiana Toll Road operator set for short bankruptcy

September 23, 2014
Bloomberg News, Associated Press
The operator of the Indiana Toll Road, which paid $3.8 billion for a 75-year operating lease, won approval Tuesday of a schedule paving the way to exit bankruptcy court protection in just more than a month.
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ExactTarget parent wants to build office tower in Indianapolis

September 23, 2014
Jared Council
The CEO of Salesforce.com, which purchased ExactTarget for $2.5 billion last year, told IBJ on Tuesday morning that the firm was looking for the right opportunity.
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