Indianapolis Business Journal

DECEMBER 1-7, 2014

To the extent that central Indiana defines itself as the national capital for sports on every level, the CEO of the Indiana Sports Corp. is a central player in forging and strengthening one of the pillars of our economy and identity. Anthony Schoettle profiles Ryan Vaughn, which brings considerable political clout and organizational expertise to the position. Also this week, Andrea Davis examines the proliferation of car dealerships on State Road 37 in Hamilton County and what that tells us about the economics of the area.

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How CNO returned from the brink

CNO Financial Group looks nothing like it did five years ago. CNO stock recently traded around $17.50 a share, led in part by five consecutive years of profit. It has sold or spun off the last of its risky books of business acquired during go-go years, and it’s on the cusp of a significant bond-rating milestone.

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Energy column misled

A [Nov. 17] column [by Christina Hale and Sharon Negele] urging legislation on competitive procurement fell well short of the mark on several fronts.

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Maurer shined light

It is a sure thing Churchill knew what he was talking about [Maurer column, Nov. 24]. Today, however, it will be business as usual thanks to polarization, apathy, selective deaf ears and blind eyes.

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Improve education by respecting teachers

By unilaterally proposing that the superintendent of public instruction be appointed, not elected, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has fired another shot in “The Teacher Wars” (the title of a new book).

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