Indianapolis Business Journal

AUGUST 6-12, 2012

This week, read about a Chicago marketing initiative that has local tourism leaders' attention and see what's on the new Indianapolis Downtown Inc. president's to-do list. In Focus, find out why banks are angling for a piece of the Indianapolis market. And in A&E, see what Lou Harry thought of Virginia Avenue newcomer Bluebeard.

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Biz interests shy from gubernatorial hopeful Gregg

Technically, the Indiana governor’s race is wide open, but some deep-pocketed donors see Democrat John Gregg as a long shot. Gregg tripled his fundraising pace in the second quarter, but much of that was fueled by unions, rather than business groups and executives who’ve supported Democrats in the past.

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Chicago tourism push increases pressure on Indianapolis

Chicago tourism officials earlier this year unleashed a major advertising campaign that threatens to encroach on one of Indianapolis’ primary leisure travel segments. The Second City for the first time ever is marketing itself to other cities in the Midwest, such as St. Louis and Cincinnati, that are key targets for Indianapolis.

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NCAA hit innocents

The NCAA president and executive board overstepped their authority by imposing very harsh penalties on the Penn State football program and by extension on the entire university.

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