Indianapolis Business Journal

APRIL 19-25, 2010

This week, find out what the Indiana Pacers would owe Indianapolis if the team's owners decide to move the franchise to another city and see what's next for the newly renamed Indiana Landmarks organization. In Focus, check out Carbon Motors' high-tech police car, which is chock full of bells and whistles--and take a walk around the prototype vehicle through an IBJ video. And in A&E, etc., Style columnist Gabrielle Poshadlo ruminates on designer knock-offs.

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Clarian plans $375M hospital tower at Methodist

Clarian Health is planning to build a bed tower at Methodist Hospital in a massive project that shows renewed
to the downtown campus. The tower would have 175 to 250 beds and allow Methodist to make all its rooms private.

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Biglari’s comparisons to Buffett debated

Sardar Biglari has copied some of the trademarks of his investing idol, Warren Buffett, including a folksy annual letter to
shareholders. But Biglari is just starting his career and already is showing signs of taking a different approach than that
of the Oracle of Omaha.

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Pacers would pay big if they moved

Moving the Indiana Pacers from Conseco Fieldhouse to another city would impose serious financial hardship on the franchise,
according to one interpretation of the team’s 10-year-old deal with the city.

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FocusBack to Top

Carbon storage presents prickly trade-offs

Not only are utilities grappling with how to pull carbon from their coal-fired emissions, but they also crave certainty about
where to put the carbon. With minimal information available about Indiana’s deep subsurface , much remains to be done to determine
where and at what scale the practice could be deployed here.

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OpinionBack to Top

EDITORIAL: Shed more light on Pacers’ plight

It would be a sad day in our civic history if the Indiana Pacers packed up and left for a place with
more financial firepower. But there’s a limit to how far the city should go to keep the team from leaving home.

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MAURER: Local diva enlightens opera

Angela Brown has a voice that reaches extraordinary heights from roots that are set deep in Hoosier soil. She is a diva with a heart as big and as soft as her magnificent voice.

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Senator should be strong, not ‘moderate’

So Mickey Maurer is not enthralled with the Republican field for the U.S. Senate. His answer [in his April 5 column] is some
home-grown “big-leaguer” who is a “moderate.” In other words, another Sen. Lugar. Ho-hum indeed!

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In BriefBack to Top

Study: Ditch reform, add public option

In poll after poll, calls for repealing the new health insurance law get strong support. But if the law were repealed, an
Indiana University survey released this week shows that Americans want a surprising thing in its place: a public option.

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