Indianapolis Business Journal

DECEMBER 8-14, 2014

It's easy to think of the glittery Yuletide Celebration apart from the buttoned-down Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, but the month-long holiday extravaganza is an integral part of the ISO's balance sheet. IBJ's Lou Harry details the impact of Yuletide on the rest of the symphony's year. Also in this issue, Kathleen McLaughlin reveals the protections built into the city's recent $17 million deal with Angie's List. And in A&E Etc., Mike Lopresti profiles the three current IUPUI basketball players who are in graduate school.

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Simon headquarters repairs spur blame game

Simon Property Group Inc.’s downtown headquarters is showing signs of structural damage, and building contractor Duke Construction Limited Partnership blames the problems on design flaws by CSO Architects Inc.

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Three hospitals part of plan to provide Ebola care

Indianapolis hospital leaders have spent the past two months ironing out a plan to deal with any cases of Ebola that emerge in Indiana. The plan is aimed at ensuring effective care while also minimizing the need to bring other hospital services to a virtual halt while patients are under care.

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Hoosier Momma founders mixing it up in court

An inspiring story of three women who built Hoosier Momma into a hot business has taken an ugly turn, with the Brownsburg company launching a legal assault against the founder who dreamed up its signature Bloody Mary mix.

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Self-compacting garbage bin has myriad uses–thanks to Internet

Entrepreneur Grant Jenkins’ PowerBin can hold three times the amount of the average public trash bin, and can transmit data to municipal and other managers about when it’s full. It can also serve as a Wi-Fi hot spot, relay information about reported crimes, and display advertisements.

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Kim: Let state help shoulder the high cost of college

This holiday season, skip buying the got-to-have whatever and consider establishing or making a gift to a young person’s 529 plan account. Not only is it a gift that will last a lifetime, but if you’re an Indiana resident, the state will pick up 20 percent of the cost.

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PROXY CORNER: Shoe Carnival Inc.

Evansville-based Shoe Carnival Inc. operates 404 shoe stores in 33 states and Puerto Rico, in addition to selling through its website,

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