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Newman has covered the Indianapolis business community as an editor and reporter for 26 years, including the past 23 at IBJ. He joined the newspaper in 1995 as a real estate reporter, became editor of IBJ’s Focus section a year later and served the next 13 years in that position. He became daily editor at the beginning of 2009. A graduate of Ball State University, he also worked at  Indianapolis C.E.O. magazine and at several Indiana newspapers.

Quick facts:

Favorite team: Chicago Cubs

Most used tech gadget: iPhone

First job: Pumping gas




The Interview Issue: Heather Ramsey

Heather Ramsey was just looking for a place where her young vocal students could perform for their parents and grandparents when she leased a 60-year-old former machine shop in Carmel’s Arts & Design District. Now, it’s one of the region’s hottest places to see seasoned recording artists perform intimate shows.

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Lawsuit takes on Indiana’s right-to-farm laws

The Hoosier Environmental Council has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a pair of Hendricks County families who say they face “intolerable living conditions” created by odors coming from a nearby 8,000-hog farm that opened two years ago.

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Hedge fund ups stake in Angie’s List, seeks strategic input

A New York-based hedge fund has increased its stake in Angie’s List Inc. to an "activist position" and says it wants to have input with management about the strategic direction of the company, including the choice of a new CEO and a possible sale of the business.

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Sun King plans small brewery, tap room in Fishers

The 6,000-square-foot facility in North by Northeast Shopping Center will not interfere with Sun King’s hopes to open a much larger brewery and event center about a half-mile away. The bigger facility is on hold while legislators debate a bill over brewery production limits.

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