Indianapolis Business Journal

JANUARY 16-22, 2012

This week, read about what downtown businesses are doing to adjust for Super Bowl crowds and find out how some small-business owners are adding to their bottom lines. In Focus, see why health care providers are bracing for an onslaught of data. And in A&E, check out the Ambassador bar's Mexican makeover.

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ProLiance might go on block

Indianapolis-based ProLiance, a natural-gas marketer and supplier, was singed by a $57.2 million pretax loss in the first nine months of 2011, causing some analysts to wonder if majority owner Vectren Corp. will try to sell its 61-percent stake in the company.

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Price of Indiana farmland at a premium

A once-in-a-generation combination of strong grain prices, high farm incomes and unprecedented interest in commodities investments has caused prices for agricultural acreage to skyrocket.

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Gainsay art if taxes paid for it

Louis Mahern [Dec. 26 Forefront] cites an incident which was incredibly offensive to millions of Americans—a photo of a crucifix submerged in a jar of urine—then moves easily on to say, “If an artist says it is art who are we to gainsay it?”

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Scrutiny rises on Bankers Life

After the insurer's name went on Indianapolis' downtown arena, CBS News focused on how hundreds of Bankers Life’s long-term-care insurance policyholders have accused the company of having “beat them down with bureaucracy."

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