Indianapolis Business Journal

APRIL 5-11, 2010

In addition to IBJ's special report on Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi's intervention in a major drug case, check out what Butler's on-court success could mean for coach Brad Stevens. In Focus, find out how volunteers could help fill some health care gaps. And in A&E, etc. see what Surf This columnist Jim Cota thinks about Foursquare.

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Downgrade a red flag for Indiana Live casino

New York-based Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded its credit rating for Indiana Live horse track and casino, a warning
signal that the Shelbyville facility may soon follow its Anderson counterpart Hoosier Park into bankruptcy.

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Butler coach Stevens expected to get lucrative offers

Butler University basketball coach Brad Stevens has an annual base pay of $350,000 with another $37,851 in benefits and deferred
compensation. Not bad for a 33-year-old. But it’s no comparison to what big-time men’s college basketball coaches make.

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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

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City utility deal treads in murky waters

A $1.9 billion proposal to sell the city’s water and sewer utilities splashed into public view last month, but some
financial details settling at the bottom line could make the deal harder to swallow.

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EDITORIAL: It takes money to raise graduation rates

After the 2008-2009 school year—the first of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce’s four-year Common Goal program, the overall
graduation rate among public schools in Marion County had jumped from 69 percent to almost 74 percent.

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Madame Walker Theatre hires CEO

Terry Whitt Bailey, former director of Muncie’s Cornerstone Center for the Arts, will join the Madame Walker Theatre
Center in Indianapolis April 12 as president and CEO.

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Indianapolis Indians renew radio deal

The Indianapolis Indians recently signed a deal with WXLW-950 AM to continue their radio partnership for the 2010 season
as all Tribe regular-season and postseason games will again be broadcast live on the local station.

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Proxy Corner: ITT Educational Services Inc.

ITT Educational Services Inc., 13000 N. Meridian St., Carmel, 46032,, provides technology-oriented, post-secondary
education, including associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as non-degree programs.

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