Indianapolis Business Journal

JANUARY 2, 2017-JANUARY 9, 2017

TechPoint CEO Mike Langellier explains in a Q&A why more tech companies should considering making Indiana home—and why state officials need to try to make that happen. Riley Hospital for Children is expanding its emergency department to create space for sexually abused patients and psychiatric evaluations. And the Coffin House in eastern Indiana has added an interpretive center to help visitors better understand the slave trade and the home's role in the Underground Railroad.

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Advanced bookings down for Indy hotels

The number of hotel rooms Visit Indy booked into future years took a tumble in 2016 to the lowest level since 2013. But local tourism and hotel officials aren’t overly concerned.

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Critics decry Pence team for letting stage rules die

The Pence administration has let expire an emergency rule put in place after the 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse that left seven people dead and dozens injured. And the regulators in charge of the rule are months or even years away from replacing it. The emergency rule, which established stricter design and construction requirements for outdoor event […]

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MARCUS: Governor: Don’t forget our smaller communities

Our state has good places the size of Evansville, South Bend and Muncie on down to Hartford City, Portland and Sullivan. These places could offer a quality of life deemed acceptable by our elite state economic developers if a program of incentives removed the blemishes caused by stagnation and decline.

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HUME: Indy 500 needs diversity in motors, chassis

Economic impact is generated by inviting more players to participate in the 500. Automotive industrial giants Ford Motor Co., Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Toyota have unmatched wealth waiting to be spent on race engine development for teams at the Speedway.

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PROXY CORNER: Horizon Bancorp

Horizon Bancorp, 515 Franklin Square, Michigan City, Indiana 46360, operates 58 offices in Michigan and Indiana, including locations in Bargersville, Carmel, Franklin, Greenwood and Indianapolis.

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Pallet supplier plans 165 layoffs in Indianapolis

A company that supplies pallets to other businesses plans to terminate 165 fulltime workers at its southwest-side Indianapolis plant in late February, but there’s a chance that many of those employees will land work at the same facility.

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