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Sugarland, promoter settle with state fair victims

Country duo Sugarland, concert promoter Live Nation and 16 other defendants have agreed to pay $39 million to settle claims stemming from the deadly 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse, lawyers for the victims and their families.
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Sales for holiday shopping season come down to the wire

Despite an early start, sales data show that stores may once again have to rely on procrastinators to save the holiday shopping season.
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Staffing, money hinder Indianapolis animal shelter

The largest animal shelter in Indiana is failing to meet the basic needs of thousands of animals in its care despite recommendations dating back more than a decade, a recent study has found.
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TV shakeup segues into news showdown

WISH-TV Channel 8 and WTTV-TV Channel 4 are at the center of the biggest shakeup the Indianapolis TV market has seen in 35 years. But the ripple effects are expected to rock the boat of every local station.
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Nursing home construction moratorium fight fuels lobbying, donations

The two sides duking it out over a construction ban on nursing homes spent more than $500,000 over six months to win lawmakers to their sides—a spike of 45 percent over previous years. And that kind of high-stakes fight is about to happen again.
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State mulls sale of downtown Harrison Building

The Indiana Public Retirement System plans to move out of the Harrison Building at 143 W. Market St. and is considering whether to sell the building, which has been under the agency’s ownership since 1982.
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Reservoir or riverside trail system: Which is best for Madison County?

Economic development officials in Madison County are advancing a plan to dam the White River in Anderson and create a seven-mile lake, but environmental groups are pushing the idea of a riverside trail as an alternative with equal promise for economic development but less expense and environmental destruction.
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Gary Brackett, a popular Colt, tackles second act as restaurateur

Gary Brackett’s personal credo—be humble, be hungry and work harder than everybody else—has served him well. Now he hopes to parlay his success on the gridiron into his restaurant operations.
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Frost Brown office names new leader

Heather L. Wilson has been named member-in-charge of the Indianapolis office of Frost Brown Todd LLC effective Jan. 1.
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Poll quizzes Hoosiers on presidential aspirants

Even in his home state, Gov. Mike Pence is not as widely recognized as former Secretary of State and first lady Hillary Clinton, but he’s more of a vote-getter.
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