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Purdue prof: ‘Clunkers’ could stall retail sales

The federal ‘Cash for Clunkers’ program has opened a floodgate of car sales that President Obama says is a much-needed
boost for the economy. But retailers may feel the negative effects of America’s collective investment in new cars, predicts
a Purdue Retail Institute researcher.

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Purdue prof: ‘Clunkers’ could stall retail sales

The federal “Cash for Clunkers” program has opened a floodgate of car sales that President Obama
says is a much-needed boost for the economy. But retailers may feel the negative effects of America’s collective investment
in new cars, predicts a Purdue Retail Institute researcher.

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Candle company cooks up products with a ‘green’ twist

After working in retail management for four years, Rich and Jodi Scheve decided to take business into their own hands—and
their own garage. Passing on business plans for Subway and South Bend Chocolate Co. franchises, the couple
skirted heavy franchise fees and started Twisted Wick Candle Co.

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Cats, dogs just too ordinary for exotic-animal veterinarian

Clad in iguana-patterned medical scrubs, Angela Lennox moves quickly around the clinic laboratory, administering barium to
a ferret and ordering a guinea pig X-ray. From there, she moves to an exam room, taking blood from an unruly bird and diagnosing
an injured pet duck—all in the span of about 30 minutes.

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No. 7 Salon & Spa lets stylists go solo

With an interior-design overhaul in 2004 and a business plan restructuring last year, Gina and Tina LaGrotte’s No. 7 Salon & Spa near downtown would be aesthetically and economically unrecognizable to their late father.

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Vodka made in Indiana?-WEB ONLY

From the outside, Suite 1000 of the Uptown Office Complex looks like any of the strip-center businesses clustered between Castleton and Fishers. But behind the glass door, copper and steel teem with life as Hoosier sweet corn is heated, mixed and filtered on its way from the silo to the saloon. The small space, with […]

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Veteran theater troupe axes summer programs-WEB ONLY

Cash-strapped theater group Carmel Community Players has nixed its summer musical, canceled its Summer Camp for Kids, and pulled out of Carmelfest 2009 after being denied the public funding it has received for years. Carmel’s City Council decided last month to withdraw its support for the 16-year-old CCP, giving $70,000 to rival Carmel Repertory Theatre, […]

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