Indianapolis Business Journal

APRIL 14-20, 2014

In this week's issue, Chris O'Malley digs into a federal lawsuit between Indiana body shop owners and car insurance companies, who are accused of squeezing compensation for collision-repair shops to the point of collapse. Also this week, Scott Olson previews an unexpected menu addition for Indy-based Steak n Shake. And in A&E Etc., Lou Harry praises a congregation of theatrical works in the area with unconventional takes on men of the cloth.

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San Francisco route off to flying start

Indianapolis business travelers pay a premium to shave a few hours and a lot of hassle off their trips to Silicon Valley, and they appear eager to do so. A new nonstop route between Indianapolis International Airport and San Francisco was about three-quarters sold in January and February, the two slowest months for air travel.

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IEDC urging government bets on spec-building

The Indiana Economic Development Corp. is encouraging local governments to help finance speculative industrial buildings, which could land new businesses but could put at risk hundreds of thousands in taxpayer dollars.

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RUSTHOVEN: Glad Kentucky went down in the finals

In sports, I typically root for my team to win, not for another team to lose. Exceptions are the New England Patriots (Colts loyalists need no explanation) and the New York Yankees, justly despised by all us Boston Red Sox fans and other real Americans.

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An alternate plan to repair streets

Mayor Ballard is criss-crossing Indy promoting Rebuild Indy 2.0 to make street, road, curb and sidewalk improvements. I agree; we need to make critical investment in our infrastructure. And quickly.

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