Indianapolis Business Journal

APRIL 24-30, 2017

When Dow AgroSciences needed to battle a proposed federal ban on one of its most important products, it drafted an army—its farmers. John Russell reports that it appears they’ve helped the company win the fight. Also in this week’s issue, Scott Olson has a progress report on efforts by University of Indianapolis President Robert Manuel reinvigorate the school’s south-side neighborhood. And in Focus, Lou Harry has details on 20 new attractions across Indiana you can visit this summer.

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Former Ivy Tech, ITT execs form firm

Former Ivy Tech Community College President Tom Snyder and at least four former ITT Educational Services officials have banded together to start an education-services company.

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Forecast for 2018 Indy hotel bookings brightens

Suddenly, 2018 isn’t looking as bad for central Indiana hotels as it was just a few months ago. In February, Visit Indy was projecting about 677,000 hotel rooms would be booked in 2018. Now that number is tracking near 715,000. (IBJ photo/Eric Learned) In February, Visit Indy was projecting about 677,000 hotel rooms would be […]

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Speedway takes page from Super Bowl playbook

Allison Melangton is taking a page from her Super Bowl Host Committee playbook to deck out Indianapolis and welcome visitors to this year’s Indianapolis 500. Melangton, CEO of the city’s 2012 Super Bowl Host Committee and now senior vice president of events for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, rolled out “500 Forward” this month, an effort […]

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MOHR: Time to move Indy Eleven to MLS is now

Our bid allows our community a one-time chance for Indianapolis to bolster its sports reputation for decades to come by bringing the “world’s game” here at the highest level possible on a permanent basis.

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LETTER: Ricker’s owner got it wrong

Every time there is a major retail data breach, the banking industry comes to the rescue. The sad reality is that banks must cover the fraud costs of data breaches, even though they are not to blame.

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