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Census surprises

January 4, 2010
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An Indiana University demographer outlines predictions on Latinos, homeownership and populations of unincorporated areas.
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Future of the estate tax

December 31, 2009
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Debating how Congress should respond to the limbo it imposed.
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Real estate commissions

December 30, 2009
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Realtor incomes went down this year despite a miniscule increase in commission rates.
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'Most accurate' forecaster predicts surge

December 28, 2009
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A rising stock market will prompt consumers to start spending again, says Barclays economist Dean Maki.
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Falcone mourning Saab

December 18, 2009
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Former dealer saw the end coming, but says customers are following him to Volkswagen and Subaru.
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Bailing out big spenders

December 17, 2009
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Obama is going wobbling on forcing fiscal responsibility on states, and Hoosiers might get stuck with the bill.
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Even Bentley sales are down

December 16, 2009
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A Zionsville dealer says the economy is influencing its wealthy buyers, but things would be worse under Rolls-Royce.
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Lilly Endowment's two-fer

December 15, 2009
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Its education focus just might make the endowment more of a jobs engine than the Indiana Economic Development Corp.
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'Taxing' not-for-profit property

December 14, 2009
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Some Indiana mayors, desperate for revenue, think it's time for "payments-in-lieu-of-taxes."
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Lights out (crime up?) in Muncie

December 11, 2009
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Muncie plans to turn out most of its street lights to keep from going broke. But what about the social consequences?
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Overrun with Chihuahuas

December 10, 2009
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The Bay Area has zillions of the tiny dogs. But Indianapolis isn't part of the airlift strategy.
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Assessing Ballard's new rules

December 9, 2009
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Do the mayor's lobbying restrictions go far enough?
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Keeping wage figures secret

December 8, 2009
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IBJ isn't the only news organization wondering whether the Indiana Economic Development Corp. is getting good bang for the buck.
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Marsh, then and now

December 7, 2009
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Now that Marsh Supermarkets is being run like a real business, has the shopping experience changed?
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Get ready for fake pork

December 3, 2009
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Scientists have discovered how to grow pork in a lab. Now, what to do with all that corn?
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Carp, shipping and a lawsuit

December 3, 2009
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A lawsuit aimed at stopping invasive carp from reaching Lake Michigan could bring some forms of shipping to a grinding halt.
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Rich flocking to real estate

November 30, 2009
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A survey shows wealthy investors are targeting real estate. But what about Indianapolis?
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Don't confuse Toyota for GM

November 25, 2009
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Toyota isn't about to grow complacent like GM did in the '60s, an analyst says.
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Mad about work? Let it out

November 24, 2009
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If you're angry about unfair treatment at work, and don't let it out, you're much more likely to have a heart attack, a new study shows.
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Bank slogan gets acid test

November 23, 2009
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The banking crisis isn't the only reason to rethink the ubiquitous "We care" theme.
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Messer: Palin could 'win' Indiana

November 20, 2009
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Former state representative and lobbyist Luke Messer thinks Sarah Palin could carry Indiana in a presidential primary.
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Lilly snags talent kudos

November 19, 2009
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Fortune magazine ranked the drug company among the best in the world for managing talent.
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Analyst: No trucking U-turn till late 2010

November 18, 2009
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FTR Associates analyst Jon Starks says truck manufacturers won't feel an improved economy until at least late 2010.
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Bob & Tom's durability

November 17, 2009
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How long can Tom Griswold and Bob Kevoian keep their act fresh?
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Daniels and entrepreneurship

November 16, 2009
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Does Gov. Mitch Daniels' economic development strategy emphasize job attraction at the expense of entrepreneurship?
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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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