Indianapolis Business Journal

DECEMBER 23-29, 2013

This week, find out which major supermarket chain is hoping to expand into the Indianapolis market, starting with an anchor position in The Bridges in Carmel. Also, see what former Cummins CEO Tim Solso has to say about his new job as non-executive chairman at automaker GM. And learn why the IndyCar Series is suing a Brazilian race promoter.

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Wind farm says Duke violated contract

The owner of a northern Indiana wind farm says Duke Energy Indiana Inc.—which had agreed to buy energy the 87-turbine operation produces—breached its contract, “proving disastrous.

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EDITORIAL: Time is right for justice center

Finally, the city is talking seriously about consolidating the jumble of courts, jails and public offices that compose its criminal justice system and plunking them in a new facility—a sprawling blockhouse with an estimated cost of $200 million to $400 million.

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RUSTHOVEN: The media misunderstands tax cuts

Gov. Mike Pence just “outlined an aggressive agenda to bolster education and job initiatives along with a proposal to eliminate the business personal property tax.” The words are from Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute President John Ketzenberger, longtime journalist and longtime friend.

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Hicks: How to cut labor costs? Improve quality of life

Attractive regions will attract households with greater location choices. These households will inevitably be better educated and command a higher income. However, all things being equal, workers in these places will not require quite as high a wage to live in these places as they would to live in a less-desirable place.

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KIM: New financial bet involves tickets to Super Bowl

Do you think the Indianapolis Colts will play in Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2? Would you love to join them, but don’t want to shell out thousands of dollars and multiples of face value on StubHub? You can purchase an option granting you the right to purchase a ticket to the Super Bowl at face value, if the Colts qualify.

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Indiana thinks too small

In “State reaches expansion deal with 7 companies,” we’re told of plans for one company to add 65 jobs by 2016 and another 62 jobs. Meanwhile both the national and Indiana unemployment rates hover around 8 percent, double what was once considered normal in the U.S.

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Holiday Wish List

The following is a list of Indianapolis-area not-for-profit organizations and the things each needs most.

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