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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



Music Mill to reopen again under new owner

The Music Mill, a local concert venue, restaurant and bar that has been closed down twice this year by different operators,
has new life. Local entrepreneur Ravi Chopra, 44, who owns the 6 Lounge & Restaurant downtown, announced last
night that he has purchased the Music Mill and plans to reopen it Oct. 12.

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Carmel jewelers part of securities fraud probe-WEB ONLY

The state has frozen the assets of three Indianapolis-area businesspeople, including the owners of J.S. Marten Jewelers in Carmel, as part of a fraud investigation, the Indiana Secretary of State’s Office announced late Wednesday afternoon. The state said Dorothy Geisler-Tragardh, formerly a partner in Virginia-based clean-coal energy company Praxis Resource Partners LLC, and jewelers Jan […]

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