Articles

Feltman takes over

In 2007, Nathan Feltman became Indiana's secretary of commerce, replacing his mentor, IBJ Media Corp. co-owner Michael
Maurer. It was a smooth transition.

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Hilbert in-law’s insurance fraud trial set for October

As IBJ reported last year, Houston-based American General Life Insurance Company is attempting to invalidate a $15
million policy it issued in January 2006 insuring the life of Germaine “Suzy” Tomlinson—Conseco Inc. co-founder
Stephen Hilbert’s mother-in-law—who died Sept. 28, 2008, at age 74.

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Ballard mimics Major Moves infrastructure-improvement plan

So far, in discussing his plan to sell the city’s water and sewer utilities, Mayor Greg Ballard has
emphasized the impact on utility rates, the $1.5 billion in city debt Citizens would assume, and the chance
to improve streets and sidewalks. But Ballard also has another key objective: business attraction and
expansion.

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Vogue owner’s bankruptcy may force sale of venue

A mix of business and personal woes have pushed Steven Carter Ross, the longtime owner and manager of the Vogue nightclub,
into personal bankruptcy. Now a judge must decide whether Ross can keep the popular Broad Ripple music venue, or if he must
sell it to satisfy his creditors and his estranged wife.

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