Indianapolis Business Journal

FEBRUARY 15-21, 2016

Indianapolis TV stations have been thrown for a loop on two fronts: the addition of a fifth broadcaster with a full plate of news programming, and a new ratings system that has confused advertisers. Anthony Schoettle takes stock of the shifting TV landscape. Also in this week’s issue, John Russell checks in on the Harding Street Station as it burns its last nuggets of coal. And in A&E Etc., Lou Harry appreciates an Asian staple at Ramen Ray.

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Steak n Shake ups ante in cheap-food strategy

The burger chain in November announced that it recorded a 3 percent increase in same-store sales in the third quarter. It was the 27th quarter in a row in which same-store sales rose compared with the same period a year earlier—a stunning run of success in the topsy-turvy world of restaurants.

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INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE: Colleges won’t let go of donation tax credit

State Sen. Brandt Hershman, R-Buck Creek, didn’t mince words during a public hearing on tax issues last month. “I hate this credit,” he said bluntly. He was talking about the state college contribution tax credit, which rewards Hoosiers who donate money to Indiana colleges and universities. Hershman authored Senate Bill 309, legislation that—as introduced—would have […]

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Hogsett deserves praise for halting Covanta deal

The decision to suspend the trash/recycling deal with Covanta shows the mayor is dedicated to responding to his constituents, doing business in the public view and doing what’s best for the long-term interests of the city.

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