Indianapolis Business Journal

AUGUST 2-8, 2010

This week, see what impact the Brickyard 400's falling fortunes could have on the Indy Racing League and read about the tough road ahead for upstart automaker Bright Automotive. In Focus, check out what local bed-and-breakfasts have to say about the support they get from the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association. And in A&E, get Lou Harry's take on "A Funny Thing" that's happening at the Athenaeum.

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Ex-Dow AgroSciences employee accused of stealing trade secrets

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged Ke-xue Huang, a native of China’s Hunan province, of stealing trade secrets of
a Dow AgroSciences insecticide and giving them to the People’s Republic of China. Federal agents arrested the former Dow Agro
scientist July 13 in Westboro, Mass.

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New law takes American Health Network full circle

Dr. Ben Park joined Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in 1993 to start a large group of primary care physicians who would
institute a concept called managed care. Now American Health Network is
well-positioned to take advantage of the new version of managed care, called accountable care.

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Brickyard decline not good for IRL

Motorsports insiders think the Brickyard 400’s declining fortunes will hasten the Hulman-George family’s decision
on the future of the Indy Racing League, which the NASCAR race has helped subsidize.

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State steps up chase for data centers

Jam-packed with expensive equipment, data centers represent huge capital investments in a relatively small footprint. That
can mean steep property tax bills, though Indiana allows communities to exempt a portion of that tax. Jobs-hungry Indiana
is eager to attract more of these climate-controlled computing fortresses.

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OpinionBack to Top

MORRIS: Be healthy, wealthy and wise

We’ve had a wellness program
at IBJ for seven years. However, it became clear to me recently that we have only been scratching the surface with
what should be a top priority.

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Don’t make hires too quickly

Mickey Maurer’s [July 12 column offering] advice on exercising care in hiring is well-taken. Busy people often decide
to hire too quickly and to correct the resulting error too slowly.

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Move Black Expo to fairgrounds

As a downtown resident of over 30 years I feel that it is a privilege to use the facilities that we as a city have created
downtown. Black Expo has violated that privilege.

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In BriefBack to Top

NFP of Note: Indy Reads

Indy Reads works to improve the literacy skills
of adults in central Indiana who read or write at or below the sixth grade level.

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