Indianapolis Business Journal

DECEMBER 20-26, 2010

This week, see what startup Flat 12 Bierwerks has brewing in one of the city's oldest neighborhoods and find out who's taking the helm of local ad agency Caldwell VanRiper. In Focus, get a peek at the turbulent legislative session ahead.

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Conseco name lives on at downtown arena

CNO Financial Group appears to have backed away from plans to change the name of the Indiana Pacers home it sponsors, Conseco Fieldhouse, even though the company no longer uses the Conseco name.

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Clarian off to slow start in insurance

Clarian Health got few takers in its first year offering a health care benefits program to large employers, but the Indianapolis-based hospital system is undeterred in growing its budding insurance services business.

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Governor seeking leeway on road deals

Gov. Mitch Daniels’ legislative priorities for next year include putting guidelines into law that would allow the state to more broadly use the private sector to design, finance or operate public infrastructure.

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EDITORIAL: Have faith in fantasy despite real-life woes

Some days, it’s hard to believe in Santa Claus. It’s altogether too easy to be “affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age,” as the New York Sun’s Francis Pharcellus Church wrote in his famous response to an 8-year-old girl’s inquiry about the existence of the Jolly Old Elf.

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Thanks for support of airport facility

We believe the positive turnaround of the Indianapolis Maintenance Center has been a quiet but substantial success—not just for the airport authority but for the greater Indianapolis community.

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Praise for tips from Maurer

I enjoyed [Mickey Maurer’s Dec. 13] closing commentary on “The Ten Essential Principles of Entrepreneurship You Didn’t Learn in School,” along with the previous nine.

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Health insurance investors unfazed by court ruling

This week’s ruling by a federal judge could force Congress to rework the new health law to avoid a health insurance market collapse. But the decision had little to no effect on investor sentiment toward WellPoint Inc. and its peers.

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