Indianapolis Business Journal

AUG. 28-SEPT. 3, 2020

Anthony Schoettle reports this week on the radio industry’s attempts at recovery after the pandemic gutted ratings and ad revenue in April and May. The numbers are getting better now that some folks are back to their regular commutes, but the pandemic’s timing couldn’t have been worse. Also in this week’s issue, Mickey Shuey examines the competing views of the wisdom behind expanding the Indiana Convention Center. And Kurt Christian explains how Noblesville officials are approaching planning for an 11-acre community gateway project south of downtown.

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Nate Feltman: IU’s McRobbie leaves strong foundation

He established six new schools—including the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy on the IUPUI campus, the first of its kind in the nation. He also established the highly acclaimed Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies on the Bloomington campus, bringing IU’s many international assets together under one roof.

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Letter: Restaurants need customer support

I really enjoyed last week’s Greg Morris column [Government overreach is harming restaurants]. It struck a chord with me because you have a perfect opinion, where others can’t see the entire picture.

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Possible solutions to downtown crime

We are facing lost taxes, lost business payroll taxes, reduced housing appraisals, and flight to safety here, and 2-3 years to right-size it is optimistic, not a “V” recovery.

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We need more Caleb Mills spirit

A special note of thank you to IBJ and Dr. Richard Gunderman for his recent article “Caleb Mills, architect of Indiana’s public schools.” Caleb Mills is a little-known Hoosier, but we owe him a debt of gratitude.

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SPORTS: Describing the action from hundreds of miles away

Tipoff is nearing. The Indiana Pacers face the Miami Heat in a playoff game in an hour and all is ready for the TV broadcast team of Chris Denari and Quinn Buckner. There’s the huge screen before them, plus additional smaller monitors. There are the chairs each man will use—12 feet apart. The crew is […]

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