Indianapolis Business Journal

FEB. 25-MARCH 3, 2013

This week, find out which insiders at Indianapolis-area public companies are selling shares to cash in on the market's surge. Also, read about a new microbrewer's plans for a near-east-side bottling house. In Focus, see what planners hope to see in a transit terminal downtown. And in A&E, etc., Lou Harry shares his take in the Indiana State Museum's new Abe Lincoln exhibit.

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Factory workers struggling to bounce back

Thousands of Indiana’s rank-and-file factory workers have seen their earnings lose ground to that of white-collar workers. The gap has grown even as manufacturers expect their assembly-line workers to have more skills and more advanced education.

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Architects, planners brainstorm Indianapolis transit terminal design

Here’s what we don’t know: what it will look like, what amenities users can expect, and how it will link to rapid-transit lines still in the planning stages. At the moment, the 1.9-acre parcel is a city-owned parking lot, situated on the south side of Washington Street between Delaware and Alabama streets. But architecture, urban planning and mass transit fans imagine it as an empty canvas, with the potential to showcase a signature structure that triggers more development nearby.

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EDITORIAL: Little pleasure in Marsh pain

The $2.2 million judgment against Don Marsh for using Marsh Supermarkets, the grocery chain he led for more than 30 years, as a piggy bank to pay for lavish trips and extramarital affairs caps what will surely be a mixed legacy for the once-powerful businessman.

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MORRIS: Run for your lives—sequestration is upon us

This is a very scary week. I hope everyone has received that message loud and clear. The great sequester deadline has arrived. March 1 is only a few days away. Not since last year’s end of the Mayan calendar has there been such focus on a date that could preclude the end of days.

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KENNEDY: Unhealthy, unwealthy and unwise

John Kasich (Ohio), Rick Snyder (Michigan), Jan Brewer (Arizona), Brian Sandoval (Nevada), Susana Martinez (New Mexico) and Jack Dalrymple (North Dakota) are all conservative Republican governors opposed to the Affordable Care Act.

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KISSINGER: That’s not fair!

A number of accusations on both sides in the 2012 elections were extrapolations rebroadcast out of context. I began to wonder if the very notion of fairness was worthy of study, or if the word had any substantive meaning beyond complexion and the weather.

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Community, Wishard to form joint operating agreement

The partnership will create a new board to oversee and coordinate the operations of both systems, according to internal messages sent to Community stakeholders. Community Health CEO Bryan Mills will be the CEO of the new joint-operating entity.

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Med school names six finalists for dean

Half of the candidates to replace retiring dean Dr. Craig Brater are from the IU medical school and the other half are outsiders, according to a release issued Monday by the Indiana University School of Medicine.

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