Bart Peterson

Mayor says MSA 'not a priority'

With the Nov. 6 mayoral election looming, Mayor Bart Peterson seems content to wait for a third term to choose who will redevelop the Market Square Arena site. He's willing to put off the opportunity to wipe past failures clean in large part because the political climate has changed.
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Rising crime worries city businesses

Indianapolis fought long and hard to earn a reputation as a safe place to live and conduct business. But police statistics show that local security is eroding. Crime has risen to the highest levels seen during Mayor Bart Peterson's administration.
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