Indianapolis Business Journal

JANUARY 19-25, 2018

As the Indiana Department of Transportation moves forward with plans for a major construction project at the north split of interstates 65 and 70, a grassroots coalition of residents with concerns about the project’s impact on surrounding neighborhoods is also gaining steam. Susan Orr reports on the effort to make the state hit the brakes and review its options. Also in this week’s issue, John Russell explains how Eli Lilly and Co. is shifting its strategy for filling its drug pipeline. And in A&E Etc., Lou Harry reviews a new outpost for Basque cuisine above Brugge Brasserie.

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Drug tests tank more job seekers

About 80 percent of Indiana employers have been affected by prescription drug misuse and abuse, including opioid painkillers, in their workplaces, according to a survey by the National Safety Council.

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Strada partners to help adult learners

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning joins InsideTrack, Roadtrip Nation, College Confidential, DXtera Institute, Education at Work, and Student Connections as affiliate members of Strada Education Network.

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EDITORIAL: Time for Hogsett to step up

The city has a long list of pressing needs—including reducing crime, squelching poverty, educating our workforce, and attracting higher-income residents who will pay the taxes needed to fund all those efforts.

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MYSOGLAND: Baby-boomer biz owners might start selling

The baby-boomer generation is healthier and more active than its predecessor generations. Today, the average life span has increased to 76.2 years for a male and 81.1 for a female. So, if one is healthy and mentally and physically capable at 65, why exit?

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FAIMON & LIENHOOP: University + community = collaboration

The city of Columbus and Indiana University in Bloomington have partnered to implement a new vision for architectural education that will build upon the community’s rich history of modernism and leverage it as a living laboratory for design discovery and invention.

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LETTER: Bill protects high school reporters

High school and to a lesser degree collegiate journalists need legislation to protect a constitutional right because the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1988 that a school principal could block publication of two articles in a student newspaper because he considered them inappropriate.

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